MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

12:00 PM or upon adjournment

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

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Steve Ogden, Chair

 

 

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Stephanie Hoover, Clerk