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MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

10:00 a.m.

Capitol Extension E1.030

 

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Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance was held on Tuesday, February 5, 2008, in the Capitol Extension E1.030.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Steve Ogden

Senator Judith Zaffirini

Senator Kip Averitt

Senator Bob Deuell

Senator Robert Duncan

Senator Kevin Eltife

Senator Troy Fraser

Senator Juan Hinojosa

Senator Kyle Janek

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

Senator Jane Nelson

Senator Florence Shapiro

Senator Royce West

Senator John Whitmire

Senator Tommy Williams

 

None

 

 

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A joint hearing of the Senate Finance Committee and the Senate State Affairs Committee was held.  Chairmen Ogden and Duncan shared presiding duties.

 

Senator Ogden called the Finance Committee to order at 10:00 a.m.  Senator Duncan called the State Affairs Committee to order at 10:00 a.m.

 

The roll was called for the Finance Committee, and a quorum was established.

 

The roll was called for the State Affairs Committee, and a quorum was established.

 

Senator Ogden laid out proposed Senate Finance Committee Interim Rules.  Senator Shapiro moved adoption of the rules as presented.  There being no objection, the rules were adopted by unanimous consent.

 

The Committee heard invited and public testimony regarding the State Trust Funds Joint Interim Charge.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the subject are shown on the attached list.

 

There being no further business, at 3:36 p.m. Senator Ogden moved that the Finance Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

There being no further business, at 3:36 p.m. Senator Duncan moved that the State Affairs Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered. 

 

 

 

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Senator Steve Ogden, Chair

 

 

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Amy Jeter, Clerk