MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Wednesday, February 9, 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 Wednesday, February 9, 2011, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Steve Ogden, Chair

 

Senator Bob Deuell

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair

 

Senator Dan Patrick

Senator Robert Duncan

 

 

Senator Kevin Eltife

 

 

Senator Craig Estes

 

 

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

 

 

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. The following business was transacted:

 

Senator Ogden laid out SB 1 as pending business.

 

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

 

The University of Texas System

The University of Texas at Austin

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

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

 

At 1:01 PM Senator Ogden reconvened the hearing.

 

Testimony continued on SB 1 Article III.

 

The University of Texas at Arlington

The University of Texas at Dallas

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

The University of Texas at El Paso

The University of Texas at Pan American

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

The University of Texas at San Antonio

 

Senator Ogden resumed the chair.

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

The University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas at Brownsville

 

Texas Tech University System

Texas Tech University

Angelo State University

 

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 5:14 PM Senator Hinojosa moved that the Committee stand recessed until 9:00 AM, February 10, 2011. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Steve Ogden, Chair

 

 

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Stephanie Hoover, Clerk