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MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS

Monday, October 2, 2006

8:30 a.m.

Capitol Extension, Room E1.028

 

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Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations was held on Monday, October 2, 2006, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.028, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Royce West, Chair

Senator Bob Deuell

Senator Jeff Wentworth

 

Senator Jon Lindsay, Vice Chair

Senator Mario Gallegos, Jr.

 

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The Chair called the meeting to order at 8:35 a.m.  There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

The Chair made opening remarks, introduced new committee staff, Tiffany White and Graham Keever and recognized Senator Deuell to introduce his staff representative.

 

The Chair laid out interim committee charge #2, relating to the use of funds collected from red light camera citations.

 

The Chair called the following persons to provide invited testimony on interim committee charge #2.  See attached witness list.

 

The Chair called the following persons to provide invited testimony on interim committee charge #5 relating to the appropriateness and advisability of adopting the "Texas Uniform Planned Community Act," as published by the State Bar of Texas Subcommittee on Property Owners Associations, as the enabling statute to establish a comprehensive and uniform framework for the creation and operation of residential planned communities.  See attached witness list.

 

The chair called the following persons to provide public testimony.  See attached witness list.

 

There being no further business, at 10:40 a.m. Senator Wentworth moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered. 

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Senator Royce West, Chair

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Tiffany White, Clerk