MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Friday, January 25, 2013

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 Friday, January 25, 2013, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Tommy Williams, Chair

 

Senator Dan Patrick

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair

 

Senator Kel Seliger

Senator Bob Deuell

 

Senator John Whitmire

Senator Robert Duncan

 

 

Senator Kevin Eltife

 

 

Senator Craig Estes

 

 

Senator Glenn Hegar

 

 

Senator Joan Huffman

 

 

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

 

 

Senator Jane Nelson

 

 

Senator Royce West

Senator Judith Zaffirini

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 9:01 AM. The following business was transacted:

 

The chair laid out Senate Bill 1 as pending business.

 

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

 

Texas State University System

 

Lamar Institute of Technology

 

Lamar State College Orange

 

Lamar State College Port Arthur

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

Senator Williams resumed the chair.

 

Lamar University

 

Sam Houston State University

 

Sul Ross State University/Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College

 

Texas State University

 

Texas Tech University System

 

Texas Tech University

 

Angelo State University

 

University of Houston System

 

University of Houston

 

University of Houston Clear Lake

 

Senator Nelson assumed the chair.

 

University of Houston Downtown

 

University of Houston Victoria

 

Senator Williams resumed the chair.

 

University of North Texas System

 

University of North Texas

 

University of North Texas at Dallas

 

The chair moved that SB 1 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

There being no further business, at 2:00 PM Senator Williams moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Tommy Williams, Chair

 

 

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Stephanie Hoover, Clerk