Wednesday, April 7, 2010

9:00 a.m.

Mickey Leland/Barbara Jordan School of Public Affairs

Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas




Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations was held on Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at Texas Southern University, Mickey Leland/Barbara Jordan School of Public Affairs, Houston, Texas.







Senator Royce West

Senator Mario Gallegos, Jr.

Senator Dan Patrick

Senator Jeff Wentworth


Senator Robert Nichols



The Chair called the meeting to order at 9:03 a.m.  The following business was transacted: 


The Chair laid out interim committee charge #1, study current law governing homeowners associations with respect to ensuring that homeowners are given adequate protections against unfair foreclosures and are given proper channels for redress in case of foreclosure.


The Chair called the following persons to provide invited testimony on interim committee charge #1.  See attached witness list. 


At 9:13 a.m., a quorum was established.


The Chair called persons who registered as public witnesses on interim committee charge #1.  See attached witness list.


At 12:22 p.m., Senator West moved that the committee stand recessed until subject to the call of the Chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered. 




Senator Royce West, Chair




Tiffany White, Clerk