Tuesday, June 14, 2011

10:00 AM

Capitol Extension, Room E1.016




Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rules 11.10, 11.18, and 11.19, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Business & Commerce was held on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.016, at Austin, Texas.







Senator John Carona, Chair


Senator Chris Harris, Vice Chair

Senator Kevin Eltife



Senator Craig Estes



Senator Mike Jackson



Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.



Senator Leticia Van de Putte



Senator Kirk Watson



Senator John Whitmire






The chair called the meeting to order at 10:00 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


Senator Carona moved the committee operate during the interim under the same rules as those used in the 82nd Regular Session. There being no objection, it was so ordered.


At 10:10 AM Senator Watson assumed the chair.


The chair laid out SB 3 and recognized the author, Senator Carona, to explain the bill.


Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.


Senator Carona moved that SB 3 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.


There being no further business, at 1:40 PM Senator Carona moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.









Senator John Carona, Chair




Steven Polunsky, Clerk