Tuesday, July 2, 2013

9:30 AM

Capitol Extension, Room E1.016




Pursuant to a motion made to suspend  Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18 on July 1, 2013 by Senator Whitmire, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Criminal Justice was held on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.016, at Austin, Texas.







Senator John Whitmire, Chair


Senator John Carona

Senator Joan Huffman, Vice Chair


Senator José Rodríguez

Senator Juan Hinojosa


Senator Charles Schwertner

Senator Dan Patrick






The chair called the meeting to order at 9:30 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


The chair laid out SB 2 and recognized the author, Senator Huffman, to explain the bill.


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.


Senator Huffman moved that SB 2 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation

that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 4 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 3 absent.


There being no further business, at 9:50 AM Senator Whitmire moved that the Committee be adjourned. Without objection, it was so ordered.









Senator John Whitmire, Chair




Terra Tucker , Clerk