Monday, November 25, 2013

9:30 AM

Capitol Extension, Room E1.012




Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources was held on Monday, November 25, 2013, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.012, at Austin, Texas.







Senator Troy Fraser, Chair


Senator Bob Deuell

Senator Craig Estes, Vice Chair


Senator Robert Duncan

Senator Rodney Ellis


Senator Glenn Hegar

Senator Kevin Eltife



Senator Juan Hinojosa



Senator Robert Nichols



Senator Kel Seliger



Senator Carlos Uresti






The chair called the meeting to order at 9:38 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


Chairman Fraser made opening comments regarding recent electric discussions at the Public Utility Commission of Texas.  Chairman Fraser also welcomed Senator Watson, Senator Campbell, Senator Schwertner, and Senator Van de Putte to the hearing.


The following invited witnesses testified before the committee:





Panel 1

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Panel 2

Panel 3


Panel 4


There being no further business, at 12:47 p.m. Senator Fraser moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.







Senator Troy Fraser, Chair




Tatum Reagan, Clerk