MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

9:00 AM

Capitol Extension, Room E1.036

 

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Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance was held on Tuesday, February 8, 2011, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Steve Ogden, Chair

 

None

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair

 

 

Senator Bob Deuell

 

 

Senator Robert Duncan

 

 

Senator Kevin Eltife

 

 

Senator Craig Estes

 

 

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

 

 

Senator Jane Nelson

 

 

Senator Dan Patrick

 

 

Senator Kel Seliger

 

 

Senator Florence Shapiro

 

 

Senator Royce West

 

 

Senator John Whitmire

 

 

Senator Tommy Williams

 

 

Senator Judith Zaffirini

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 9:01 AM. A quorum was present.

 

The following business was transacted:

 

The chair laid out SB 1 as pending business.

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

Testimony was heard on SB 1 - Article III. Witnesses testifying and registering are shown on the attached list.

 

Higher Education Coordinating Board

 

At 10:16 AM Senator Hinojosa moved that the Committee stand recessed until 45 minutes after the State of the State Address. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

At 12:54 PM Senator Ogden reconvened the hearing.

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

Testimony continued on SB 1 Article III.

 

Baylor College of Medicine

 

Senator Ogden resumed the chair.

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

Community Colleges

 

Senator Ogden resumed the chair.

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

Senator Hinojosa moved that SB 1 be left pending. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

There being no further business, at 5:17 PM Senator Hinojosa moved that the Committee stand recessed until 9:00 AM, February 9, 2011. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Steve Ogden, Chair

 

 

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Stephanie Hoover, Clerk