SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Tuesday, February 5, 2008
Capitol Extension E1.030
Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance was held on Tuesday, February 5, 2008, in the Capitol Extension E1.030.
Senator Steve Ogden
Senator Judith Zaffirini
Senator Kip Averitt
Senator Bob Deuell
Senator Robert Duncan
Senator Kevin Eltife
Senator Troy Fraser
Senator Juan Hinojosa
Senator Kyle Janek
Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.
Senator Florence Shapiro
Senator Royce West
Senator Tommy Williams
Senator Jane Nelson
Senator John Whitmire
A joint hearing of the Senate Finance Committee and the Senate Transportation and Homeland Security Committee was held. Chairmen Ogden and Carona shared presiding duties.
Senator Ogden called the Finance Committee to order at 9:00 a.m. Senator Carona called the Transportation and Homeland Security Committee to order at 9:00 a.m.
The roll was called for the Finance Committee.
The roll was called for the Transportation and Homeland Security Committee.
There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:
The Committee heard invited testimony regarding the Texas Department of Transportation's 2008-2009 appropriation. Witnesses testifying and registering on the subject are shown on the attached list.
There being no further business, at 12:07 p.m. Senator Carona moved that the Transportation and Homeland Security Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.
At 12:08 p.m. Senator Ogden moved the Finance Committee stand at ease.
Senator Ogden reconvened the Finance Committee at 12:10 p.m. to announce a proposed interim schedule, and subcommittee appointments.
There being no further business, at 12:13 p.m. Senator Ogden moved that the Finance Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.
Senator Steve Ogden, Chair
Amy Jeter, Clerk