9:00 AM, Monday, February 05, 2007
Senator Steve Ogden
Any unfinished business will be moved to the top of the next scheduled
hearing agenda.
Any supporting written materials for the hearing must be provided to the
Senate Finance Committee (SFC) 2 full business days before testifying.
Please submit 50 copies to the SFC, and 10 copies to the LBB.  Agencies
should consult the postings regularly, and maintain contact with their
budget analyst at the Committee.
Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit prepared remarks to 3
minutes.  The public is also welcome to submit copies of written testimony
to the Committee on the day of the hearing.
The afternoon hearing will reconvene 15 minutes after adjournment of the
To consider the following pending business:
SB 1
General Appropriations Bill.
Article VII - Business and Economic Development
Department of Housing and Community Affairs
Office of Rural Community Affairs
Department of Transportation
Workforce Commission
-Reimbursements to the Unemployment Compensation Benefit Account
Lottery Commission
Article VI - Natural Resources
Department of Agriculture
General Land Office and Veterans' Land Board
Railroad Commission
Animal Health Commission
Commission on Environmental Quality
Parks and Wildlife Department
Soil and Water Conservation Board

Water Development Board
-Debt Service Payments - Non-Self Supporting G.O. Water Bonds
At 2:00 p.m. or upon adjournment of the Senate, the Finance Committee will
consider the following:
SJR 13
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes and providing that state appropriations made for the purpose of directly reducing local government taxes do not count against the constitutional state spending limit.
Bills added after last posting:
SJR 13
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