Wednesday, February 23, 2011

12:00 PM or upon adjournment

Capitol Extension, Room E1.036




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 23, 2011, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.







Senator Steve Ogden, Chair


Senator Robert Duncan

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair


Senator Florence Shapiro

Senator Bob Deuell


Senator John Whitmire

Senator Kevin Eltife



Senator Craig Estes



Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.



Senator Jane Nelson



Senator Dan Patrick



Senator Kel Seliger



Senator Royce West



Senator Tommy Williams



Senator Judith Zaffirini















The chair called the meeting to order at 3:18 PM. The following business was transacted:


The chair laid out SB 1 as pending business.


Testimony was taken on SB 1 Article VIII. Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.


LBB Presentation relating to Article VIII Special Provisions


Health Professions Council


Board of Chiropractic Examiners


State Board of Dental Examiners


State Board of Nursing


Executive Council of Physical and Occupational Therapy Examiners


Texas Medical Board


Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners


Optometry Board


Board of Examiners of Psychologists


Securities Board


Department of Banking


Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner


Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending


Credit Union Department


Board of Public Accountancy


Board of Architectural Examiners


Board of Professional Engineers


Board of Pharmacy


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


There being no further business, at 5:53 PM Senator Ogden moved that the Committee stand recessed until 12:30 PM on February 24, 2011. Without objection, it was so ordered.









Senator Steve Ogden, Chair




Stephanie Hoover, Clerk