MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Tuesday, February 5, 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 Tuesday, February 5, 2013, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Tommy Williams, Chair

 

None

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 Royce West

 

 

Senator John Whitmire

 

 

Senator Judith Zaffirini

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 9:02 AM. The following business was transacted:

 

The chair laid out Senate Bill 1 as pending business.

 

Testimony was heard on Article I General Government. Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.

 

Office of the Attorney General

 

Senator Whitmire assumed the chair.

 

Senator Williams resumed the chair.

 

Comptroller of Public Accounts

 

Fiscal Programs

Social Security Contributions and Benefit Replacement Pay

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

At 10:51 AM Senator Hinojosa moved that the Committee stand recessed until 30 minutes after adjournment of the Senate. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

At 1:14 PM the Committee reconvened. Senator Williams resumed the chair.

 

Office of the Governor

 

Trusteed Programs within the Office of the Governor

 

Pension Review Board

 

State Preservation Board

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

State Office of Risk Management

 

Library and Archives Commission

 

Senator Williams resumed the chair.

 

Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

Senator Williams resumed the chair.

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

Public testimony was heard.

 

Senate Bill 1 was left pending.

 

There being no further business, at 6:23 PM Senator Hinojosa moved that the Committee stand recessed until 9:00 AM, Wednesday, February 6, 2013. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Tommy Williams, Chair

 

 

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Stephanie Hoover, Clerk