COMMITTEE:    Finance 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, January 24, 2013 

PLACE:        E1.036 (Finance Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Tommy Williams 



Any unfinished business will be moved to a later date, to be determined.


Any supporting written materials for the hearing must be provided to the Senate Finance Committee (SFC) 2 full business days before your scheduled hearing day.  Please submit 50 copies to the SFC, and 6 copies to the LBB.  Agencies should consult the postings regularly and maintain contact with their budget analyst at the Committee.


Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit prepared remarks to 3 minutes.  If submitting written testimony, please submit 40 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Committee during the hearing.


The afternoon hearing will reconvene 30 minutes after adjournment of the Senate.


LBB presentation documents can be found at: http://www.lbb.state.tx.us/BudgetDocs.aspx?Table=Budget&Session=83


To consider the following:


SB 1          Williams
General Appropriations Bill.

Article III - Education


·                School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

·                School for the Deaf 

·                Special Provisions for the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired/Texas

·                Teacher Retirement System

·                Optional Retirement Program

·                Higher Education Group Insurance

·                Public Community/Junior Colleges

·                Special Provisions Relating Only to State Agencies of Higher Education

·                Texas State Technical College System Administration

               Texas State Technical College - Harlingen

              Texas State Technical College - West Texas 

              Texas State Technical College - Marshall

              Texas State Technical College - Waco




Bills added after last posting:

SB 1


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