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MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

9:00 a.m.

Capitol Extension, Room E1.036

 

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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, September 9, 2008, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Steve Ogden

Senator Judith Zaffirini

Senator Robert Duncan

Senator Troy Fraser

Senator Chris Harris

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

Senator Jane Nelson

Senator Florence Shapiro

Senator John Whitmire

Senator Tommy Williams

 

Senator Kip Averitt

Senator Bob Deuell

Senator Kevin Eltife

Senator Juan Hinojosa

Senator Royce West

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.  The following business was transacted: 

 

The Committee heard invited testimony regarding the Committee's interim budget oversight charge regarding the Department of Aging and Disability Services.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the subject are shown on the attached list. 

 

The roll was called, and a quorum was established.

 

Invited testimony resumed.

 

At 11:19 a.m. Senator Zaffirini assumed the chair. 

 

At 11:30 a.m. Senator Ogden resumed the chair. 

 

Invited testimony continued.

 

The chair opened the floor for public testimony.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the subject are shown on the attached list. 

 

At 1:31 p.m. Senator Zaffirini assumed the chair. 

 

At 1:33 p.m. Senator Ogden resumed the chair. 

 

Public testimony continued.

 

The chair moved that the public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered. 

 

There being no further business, at 2:00 p.m. Senator Ogden moved that the 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