Tuesday, April 28, 2009

2:00 p.m. or upon adjournment

Senator Lucio, Jr.'s Desk






Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on International Relations & Trade was held on Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at Senator Lucio, Jr.'s Desk.







Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

Senator Kel Seliger

Senator Wendy Davis

Senator Craig Estes

Senator Mario Gallegos, Jr.


Senator Troy Fraser

Senator Tommy Williams




The chair called the meeting to order at 2:52 p.m.  There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


The chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 952 and recognized the author, Senator Shapleigh, to explain the bill. 


Senator Seliger sent up a committee substitute; the chair recognized Senator Shapleigh to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the senate bill as filed.  Senator Seliger moved adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered. 


Senator Seliger moved that SB 952 do not pass but that CSSB 952 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion carried with a record vote of 4 ayes, 1 nay, 0 present not voting, and 2 absent. 


There being no further business, at 2:55 p.m. Senator Lucio, Jr. moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered. 






Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr., Chair




Nicanor Pesina, Clerk