MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

9:30 AM

Capitol Extension, Room E1.012

 

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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 Higher Education was held on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.012, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Kel Seliger, Chair

 

Senator JosÚ MenÚndez

Senator Royce West, Vice Chair

 

 

Senator Paul Bettencourt

 

 

Senator Dawn Buckingham

 

 

Senator Larry Taylor

 

 

Senator Kirk Watson

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 9:33 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

Senator Buckingham moved adoption of the committee rules. There being no objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair made introductory remarks and introduced the Senate Higher Education Committee staff. The chair then recognized the Committee members to make opening remarks and introduce their respective staff.

 

There being no further business, at 9:39 AM Senator Seliger moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Kel Seliger, Chair

 

 

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Daniel Warner, Clerk