Wednesday, June 12, 2013

1:00 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, June 12, 2013, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.







Senator Tommy Williams, Chair


Senator Bob Deuell

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair



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






The chair called the meeting to order at 2:40 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


The chair laid out SJR 2 and recognized the author, Senator Nichols, to explain the bill.


Senator Zaffirini sent up a committee substitute; the chair recognized Nichols to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the senate bill as filed.


Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.


The chair moved that the public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.


There being no further business, at 4:18 PM Senator Williams moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.









Senator Tommy Williams, Chair




Stephanie Hoover, Clerk