MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Thursday, February 2, 2017

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 2, 2017, 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 Charles Schwertner

Senator Paul Bettencourt

 

Senator Larry Taylor

Senator Brian Birdwell

 

Senator Royce West

Senator Kelly Hancock

 

 

Senator Lois Kolkhorst

 

 

Senator Robert Nichols

 

 

Senator Kel Seliger

 

 

Senator Carlos Uresti

 

 

Senator Kirk Watson

 

 

Senator John Whitmire

 

 

 

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The Chair called the meeting to order at 9:03 AM. The following business was transacted:

 

The Chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 1.

 

Testimony was hearing on SB 1 Article I. Witnesses testifying and registering are shown on the attached list.

 

Office of the Attorney General

 

Office of the Governor

Trusteed Programs, Office of the Governor

 

Secretary of State

 

Texas Facilities Commission

 

Texas Public Finance Authority

 

Bond Review Board

 

State Office of Risk Management

 

Public testimony was heard.

 

Senator Nelson closed public testimony.

 

Senator Nelson moved that SB 1 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

There being no further business, at 1:02 PM Senator Nelson moved that the Committee be adjourned. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Jane Nelson, Chair

 

 

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Stephanie Hoover, Clerk