MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Thursday, February 12, 2015

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 Thursday, February 12, 2015, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Jane Nelson, Chair

 

Senator Joan Huffman

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair

 

 

Senator Paul Bettencourt

 

 

Senator Kevin Eltife

Senator Kelly Hancock

 

 

Senator Lois Kolkhorst

 

 

Senator Robert Nichols

 

 

Senator Charles Schwertner

 

 

Senator Kel Seliger

 

 

Senator Larry Taylor

 

 

Senator Carlos Uresti

 

 

Senator Kirk Watson

 

 

Senator Royce West

 

 

Senator John Whitmire

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The Chair called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM. The following business was transacted:

 

Senator Nelson laid out SB 2 as pending business.

 

Testimony was heard on SB 2 Article III. Witnesses testifying and registering are shown on the attached list.

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

Texas State University System

 

Senator Nelson resumed the chair.

 

Lamar University

 

Sam Houston State University

 

Sul Ross State University

 

Texas State University

 

Lamar Institute of Technology

 

Lamar University Orange

 

Lamar University Port Arthur

 

Texas Tech System Administration

 

Texas Tech University

 

Angelo State University

 

University of North Texas System Administration

 

University of North Texas

 

University of North Texas at Dallas

 

Senator Nelson moved that SB 2 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

There being no further business, at 11:56 AM Senator Nelson moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Jane Nelson, Chair

 

 

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Stephanie Hoover, Clerk