MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Thursday, January 31, 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 Thursday, January 31, 2013, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Tommy Williams, Chair

 

Senator Royce West

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair

 

 

Senator Bob Deuell

 

 

Senator Robert Duncan

 

 

Senator Kevin Eltife

 

 

Senator Craig Estes

 

 

Senator Glenn Hegar

 

 

Senator Joan Huffman

 

 

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

 

 

Senator Jane Nelson

Senator Dan Patrick

Senator Kel Seliger

Senator John Whitmire

Senator Judith Zaffirini

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Hinojosa called the meeting to order at 9:04 AM. The following business was transacted:

 

The chair laid out Senate Bill 1 as pending business.

 

Testimony was heard on Article II Health and Human Services. Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.

 

Public testimony was heard.

 

Department of Family and Protective Services

 

Senator Nelson assumed the chair.

 

Senator Williams resumed the chair.

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services

 

Public testimony continued.

 

Senator Williams resumed the chair.

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

Senator Williams resumed the chair.

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

Senator Williams resumed the chair.

 

Senator Nelson assumed the chair.

 

Senator Williams resumed the chair.

 

The chair closed public testimony on Article II.

 

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

 

There being no further business, at 7:37 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