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WITNESS LIST
Finance
April 23, 2007 - 09:00 AM
SB  347
 
FOR:
 
Johnson, Cheryl E.  Galveston Co. Tax Assessor Collector  (Self; Constituents),  Galveston, TX
 
Trochesset, Shannon  Mom  (My Family),  Friendswood, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Hutcheson, Mark  Attorney- Property Tax  (Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals),  Austin, TX
 
Kautz, David  Chief Financial Officer/Assistant City Manager  (City of Round Rock),  Round Rock, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Mitchell, Jr., Foy  Tax Consultant  (Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals),  Dallas, TX
 
Rodriguez, Jr., Alexander O.  Assistant Director of Public Safety  (Self; City of Mansfield),  Mansfield, TX
 
Sandlin, Bennett  Attorney  (Texas Municipal League),  Austin, TX
 
Wukasch, Avis  Realtor  (Texas Association of Realtors),  Georgetown, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bettencourt, Honorable Paul  Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector  (Harris County Tax Office),  Houston, TX
 
Against:
 
Allaway, Bill  Texas Taxpayers and Research Association  (TTARA),  Austin, TX
 
Gregg, Michele  Director of Legislative & Political Affairs  (Texas Apartment Association),  Austin, TX
 
Hammond, Bill  President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
Mendez, Mark  Assistant County Administrator  (Tarrant County),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Millikin, Jay  Comal County Commissioner  (Comal County Commissioners Court),  New Braunfels, TX
 
Patterson, Jr., T. J.  Government Employee  (City of Fort Worth),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Reed, Paul Ender  Liaison  (Texas Association of Counties),  Austin, TX
 
Rocha, Susan  Attorney  (City of San Antonio),  San Antonio, TX
 
Sanchez, Joe  Association State Director for Advocacy - AARP  (AARP - Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Turner, Frank F.  City Management  (City of Plano),  Plano, TX
SB  348
 
FOR:
 
Johnson, Cheryl E.  Galveston Co. Tax Assessor Collector  (Self; Constituents),  Galveston, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Kautz, David  Chief Financial Officer/Assistant City Manager  (City of Round Rock),  Round Rock, TX
 
Sandlin, Bennett  Attorney  (Texas Municipal League),  Austin, TX
 
Wukasch, Avis  Realtor  (Texas Association of Realtors),  Georgetown, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bettencourt, Honorable Paul  Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector  (Harris County Tax Office),  Houston, TX
 
Against:
 
Allaway, Bill  Texas Taxpayers and Research Association  (TTARA),  Austin, TX
 
Gregg, Michele  Director of Legislative & Political Affairs  (Texas Apartment Association),  Austin, TX
 
Hammond, Bill  President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Mendez, Mark  Assistant County Administrator  (Tarrant County),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Millikin, Jay  Comal County Commissioner, Pct. #2  (Comal County Commissioners Court),  New Braunfels, TX
 
Mitchell, Jr., Foy  Tax Consultant  (Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals),  Dallas, TX
 
Patterson, T. J.  Government Relations  (City of Fort Worth),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Reed, Paul Ender  Liaison  (Texas Association of Counties),  Austin, TX
 
Rocha, Susan  Attorney  (City of San Antonio),  San Antonio, TX
 
Sanchez, Joe  Association State Director for Advocacy - AARP  (AARP - Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Turner, Frank F.  City Management  (City of Plano),  Plano, TX
SB  390
 
FOR:
 
Bettencourt, Honorable Paul  Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector  (Harris County Tax Office),  Houston, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Hutcheson, Mark  Attorney- Property Tax  (Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals),  Austin, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:

 
Bettencourt, Honorable Paul  Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector  (Harris County Tax Office),  Houston, TX
 
Johnson, Cheryl E.  Galveston Co. Tax Assessor Collector  (Self; Constituents),  Galveston, TX
 
Lehman, Mark  Vice-President of Governmental Affairs  (Texas Association of Realtors),  Austin, TX
 
Robinson, Jim  Chief Appraiser, Harris County Appraisal District  (Harris County Appraisal District),  Houston, TX
 
Winn, Buddy  Brazos County Tax Assessor  (Brazos County),  Bryan, TX
 
Against:
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Sanchez, Joe  Association State Director for Advocacy - AARP  (AARP - Texas),  Austin, TX
SB  391
 
AGAINST:
 
Rodriguez, Jr., Alexander O.  Assistant Director of Public Safety  (Self; City of Mansfield),  Mansfield, TX
 
Sandlin, Bennett  Attorney  (Texas Municipal League),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bettencourt, Honorable Paul  Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector  (Harris County Tax Office),  Houston, TX
 
Johnson, Cheryl E.  Co. TAC  (Self; Constituents),  Galveston, TX
 
Lehman, Mark  Vice-President of Governmental Affairs  (Texas Association of Realtors),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Allaway, Bill  Texas Taxpayers and Research Association  (TTARA),  Austin, TX
 
Gregg, Michele  Director of Legislative & Political Affairs  (Texas Apartment Association),  Austin, TX
 
Hammond, Bill  President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Mendez, Mark  Assistant County Administrator  (Tarrant County),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Millikin, Jay  Comal County Commissioner, Pct. #2  (Comal County Commissioners Court),  New Braunfels, TX
 
Mitchell, Jr., Foy  Tax Consultant  (Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals),  Dallas, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
SB  575
 
FOR:
 
Hall, Douglas  Retired Motorola V.P.  (Senator Nichols/Montgomery County Homeowners),  Willis, TX
 
West, Sr., Curtis  CEO of West Cryogenics, Inc.  (Senator Robert Nichols),  Willis, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Kautz, David  Chief Financial Officer/Assistant City Manager  (City of Round Rock),  Round Rock, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Rodriguez, Jr., Alexander O.  Assistant Director of Public Safety  (Self; City of Mansfield),  Mansfield, TX
 
Wukasch, Avis  Realtor  (Texas Association of Realtors),  Georgetown, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bettencourt, Honorable Paul  Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector  (Harris County Tax Office),  Houston, TX
 
Hall, Betsy  Housewife  (Homeowner and Senator Nichols),  Conroe, TX
 
Johnson, Cheryl E.  Co. TAC  (Self; Constituents),  Galveston, TX
 
Against:
 
Allaway, Bill  Texas Taxpayers and Research Association  (TTARA),  Austin, TX
 
Gregg, Michele  Director of Legislative & Political Affairs  (Texas Apartment Association),  Austin, TX
 
Hammond, Bill  President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
Hutcheson, Mark  Attorney- Property Tax  (Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals),  Austin, TX
 
Patterson, Jr., T. J.  Government Employee  (City of Fort Worth),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Reed, Paul Ender  Liaison  (Texas Association of Counties),  Austin, TX
 
Rocha, Susan  Attorney  (City of San Antonio),  San Antonio, TX
 
Sanchez, Joe  Association State Director for Advocacy - AARP  (AARP - Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Sandlin, Bennett  Attorney  (Texas Municipal League),  Austin, TX
SB  931
 
FOR:
 
Cogburn, Brian  Affordable Housing Director  (Hyde Park Development & Texas United Independent Developers),  Houston, TX
 
Magill, Bert  Real Estate Development  (Self; Texas United Independent Developers),  Houston, TX
 
Pitts, John R.  Attorney  (Texas Regional Properties),  Houston, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Crozier, Jeffery L.  Executive Director  (Rural Rental Housing Association of Texas),  Temple, TX
 
Shaw, Stuart B.  Real Estate Developer, Owner  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Turner, Frank F.  City Management  (City of Plano),  Plano, TX
SB  1099
 
FOR:

 
Bettencourt, Honorable Paul  Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector  (Harris County Tax Office),  Houston, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Hutcheson, Mark  Attorney- Property Tax  (Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals),  Austin, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Wukasch, Avis  Realtor  (Texas Association of Realtors),  Georgetown, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
Against:
 
Allaway, Bill  Texas Taxpayers and Research Association  (TTARA),  Austin, TX
 
Hammond, Bill  President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Sanchez, Joe  Association State Director for Advocacy - AARP  (AARP - Texas),  Austin, TX
SB  1576
 
FOR:
 
Barnes, Ed  Taxpayer/Chief Appraiser Bandara CAD  (Self),  Bandera, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Schlather, Frederick S.  Real Estate Broker & Investments  (Self),  Garden Ridge, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Robinson, Jim  Chief Appraiser, Harris County Appraisal District  (Harris County Appraisal District),  Houston, TX
 
Winn, Buddy  Brazos County Tax Assessor  (Brazos County),  Bryan, TX
 
Against:
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
SB  1935
 
FOR:
 
Bettencourt, Honorable Paul  Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector  (Harris County Tax Office),  Houston, TX
 
Johnson, Cheryl E.  Galveston Co. Tax Assessor Collector  (Self; Constituents),  Galveston, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Hutcheson, Mark  Attorney- Property Tax  (Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals),  Austin, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Wukasch, Avis  Realtor  (Texas Association of Realtors),  Georgetown, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
Against:
 
Allaway, Bill  Texas Taxpayers and Research Association  (TTARA),  Austin, TX
 
Hammond, Bill  President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
Mitchell, Jr., Foy  Tax Consultant  (Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals),  Dallas, TX
 
Patterson, Jr., T. J.  Government Employee  (City of Fort Worth),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Sanchez, Joe  Association State Director for Advocacy - AARP  (AARP - Texas),  Austin, TX
SB  2015
 
FOR:
 
Scott, Robert  Assistant City Manager  (City of Carrollton),  Carrollton, TX
 
ON:
 
Kroll, John  Economist  (Coalition for Appropriate Sales Tax Law Enactment),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
James, Dwain  Executive Director  (American Collectors Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Lomax, Bryant  Tax Policy Manager  (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts),  Austin, TX
SB  2031
 
Providing written testimony:
 
Against:
 
Heimlich, Ed  Executive Director of Informed Citizens  (Self; Informed Citizens of the State of Texas),  Houston, TX
SB  2033
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Edwards, Kim  Executive Director  (Texas Public Finance Authority),  Austin, TX
SJR 10
 
FOR:
 
Bettencourt, Honorable Paul  Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector  (Harris County Tax Office),  Houston, TX
 
Emmett, Edward M.  County Judge, Harris County  (Self; Commissioners Radack and Eversole),  Houston, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Hutcheson, Mark  Attorney- Property Tax  (Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals),  Austin, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Wukasch, Avis  Realtor  (Texas Association of Realtors),  Georgetown, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Hall, Darrin  Deputy Director, Givernment Affairs  (City of Houston),  Houston, TX
 
Johnson, Paula  Gerontologist, Retired  (Texas Silver-Haired Legislature),  Austin, TX
 
Venable, Peggy  Director  (Americans For Prosperity),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Allaway, Bill  Texas Taxpayers and Research Association  (TTARA),  Austin, TX
 
Carr, Snapper  Attorney  (City of Denton),  Austin, TX
 
Fitzgerald, Amy  Intergovernmental Affairs Director  (City of Arlington),  Arlington, TX
 
Gaster, Talia  Legislative Consultant  (Travis County Commissioners Court),  Austin, TX
 
Hammond, Bill  President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
LeBas, James  Fiscal Consultant  (Association of Electric Companies of Texas),  Austin, TX

 
Patterson, T. J.  Government Relations  (City of Fort Worth),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Sanchez, Joe  Association State Director for Advocacy - AARP  (AARP - Texas),  Austin, TX
SJR 14
 
FOR:
 
Johnson, Cheryl E.  Galveston Co. Tax Assessor Collector  (Self; Constituents),  Galveston, TX
 
Venable, Peggy  Director  (Americans For Prosperity),  Austin, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Kautz, David  Chief Financial Officer/Assistant City Manager  (City of Round Rock),  Round Rock, TX
 
Rodriguez, Jr., Alexander O.  Assistant Director of Public Safety  (Self; City of Mansfield),  Mansfield, TX
 
Wukasch, Avis  Realtor  (Texas Association of Realtors),  Georgetown, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bettencourt, Honorable Paul  Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector  (Harris County Tax Office),  Houston, TX
 
Johnson, Paula  Gerontologist, Retired  (Texas Silver-Haired Legislature),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Allaway, Bill  Texas Taxpayers and Research Association  (TTARA),  Austin, TX
 
Gregg, Michele  Director of Legislative & Political Affairs  (Texas Apartment Association),  Austin, TX
 
Hammond, Bill  President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
LeBas, James  Fiscal Consultant  (Association of Electric Companies of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Mendez, Mark  Assistant County Administrator  (Tarrant County),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Millikin, Jay  Comal County Commissioner, Pct. #2  (Comal County Commissioners Court),  New Braunfels, TX
 
Pardue, Craig  Assistant Administrator  (Dallas County),  Dallas, TX
 
Patterson, Jr., T. J.  Government Employee  (City of Fort Worth),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Reed, Paul Ender  Liaison  (Texas Association of Counties),  Austin, TX
 
Rocha, Susan  Attorney  (City of San Antonio),  San Antonio, TX
 
Sanchez, Joe  Association State Director for Advocacy - AARP  (AARP - Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Sandlin, Bennett  Attorney  (Texas Municipal League),  Austin, TX
 
Scheel, Danny  County Judge  (Comal County),  New Braunfels, TX
 
Turner, Frank F.  City Management  (City of Plano),  Plano, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
Against:
 
Hutcheson, Mark  Attorney- Property Tax  (Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals),  Austin, TX
SJR 15
 
FOR:
 
Johnson, Cheryl E.  Galveston Co. Tax Assessor Collector  (Self; Constituents),  Galveston, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Kautz, David  Chief Financial Officer/Assistant City Manager  (City of Round Rock),  Round Rock, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Sandlin, Bennett  Attorney  (Texas Municipal League),  Austin, TX
 
Wukasch, Avis  Realtor  (Texas Association of Realtors),  Georgetown, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bettencourt, Honorable Paul  Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector  (Harris County Tax Office),  Houston, TX
 
Johnson, Paula  Gerontologist, Retired  (Texas Silver-Haired Legislature),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Allaway, Bill  Texas Taxpayers and Research Association  (TTARA),  Austin, TX
 
Carr, Snapper  Attorney  (City of Denton),  Austin, TX
 
Fitzgerald, Amy  Intergovernmental Affairs Director  (City of Arlington),  Arlington, TX
 
Gregg, Michele  Director of Legislative & Political Affairs  (Texas Apartment Association),  Austin, TX
 
Hammond, Bill  President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
LeBas, James  Fiscal Consultant  (Association of Electric Companies of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Mendez, Mark  Assistant County Administrator  (Tarrant County),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Millikin, Jay  Comal County Commissioner, Pct. #2  (Comal County Commissioners Court),  New Braunfels, TX
 
Patterson, Jr., T. J.  Government Employee  (City of Fort Worth),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Reed, Paul Ender  Liaison  (Texas Association of Counties),  Austin, TX

 
Rocha, Susan  Attorney  (City of San Antonio),  San Antonio, TX
 
Sanchez, Joe  Association State Director for Advocacy - AARP  (AARP - Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Scheel, Danny  County Judge  (Comal County),  New Braunfels, TX
 
Turner, Frank F.  City Management  (City of Plano),  Plano, TX
SJR 17
 
AGAINST:
 
Rodriguez, Jr., Alexander O.  Assistant Director of Public Safety  (Self; City of Mansfield),  Mansfield, TX
 
Sandlin, Bennett  Attorney  (Texas Municipal League),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bettencourt, Honorable Paul  Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector  (Harris County Tax Office),  Houston, TX
 
Johnson, Cheryl E.  Galveston Co. Tax Assessor Collector  (Self; Constituents),  Galveston, TX
 
Johnson, Paula  Gerontologist, Retired  (Texas Silver-Haired Legislature),  Austin, TX
 
Lehman, Mark  Vice-President of Governmental Affairs  (Texas Association of Realtors),  Austin, TX
 
Venable, Peggy  Director  (Americans For Prosperity),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Allaway, Bill  Texas Taxpayers and Research Association  (TTARA),  Austin, TX
 
Gregg, Michele  Director of Legislative & Political Affairs  (Texas Apartment Association),  Austin, TX
 
Hammond, Bill  President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
LeBas, James  Fiscal Consultant  (Association of Electric Companies of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Mendez, Mark  Assistant County Administrator  (Tarrant County),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Millikin, Jay  Comal County Commissioner, Pct. #2  (Comal County Commissioners Court),  New Braunfels, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Sanchez, Joe  Association State Director for Advocacy - AARP  (AARP - Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Turner, Frank F.  City Management  (City of Plano),  Plano, TX
SJR 23
 
FOR:
 
Bettencourt, Honorable Paul  Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector  (Harris County Tax Office),  Houston, TX
 
Venable, Peggy  Director  (Americans For Prosperity),  Austin, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Kautz, David  Chief Financial Officer/Assistant City Manager  (City of Round Rock),  Round Rock, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Rodriguez, Jr., Alexander O.  Assistant Director of Public Safety  (Self; City of Mansfield),  Mansfield, TX
 
Sandlin, Bennett  Attorney  (Texas Municipal League),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Johnson, Cheryl E.  Galveston Co. Tax Assessor Collector  (Self; Constituents),  Galveston, TX
 
Johnson, Paula  Gerontologist, Retired  (Texas Silver-Haired Legislature),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Allaway, Bill  Texas Taxpayers and Research Association  (TTARA),  Austin, TX
 
Gregg, Michele  Director of Legislative & Political Affairs  (Texas Apartment Association),  Austin, TX
 
Hammond, Bill  President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
LeBas, James  Fiscal Consultant  (Association of Electric Companies of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Patterson, Jr., T. J.  Government Employee  (City of Fort Worth),  Fort Worth, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Reed, Paul Ender  Liaison  (Texas Association of Counties),  Austin, TX
 
Rocha, Susan  Attorney  (City of San Antonio),  San Antonio, TX
 
Sanchez, Joe  Association State Director for Advocacy - AARP  (AARP - Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Scheel, Danny  County Judge  (Comal County),  New Braunfels, TX
 
Wukasch, Avis  Realtor  (Texas Association of Realtors),  Georgetown, TX
SJR 39
 
FOR:
 
Bettencourt, Honorable Paul  Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector  (Harris County Tax Office),  Houston, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Hutcheson, Mark  Attorney- Property Tax  (Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals),  Austin, TX
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Wukasch, Avis  Realtor  (Texas Association of Realtors),  Georgetown, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
Against:
 
Allaway, Bill  Texas Taxpayers and Research Association  (TTARA),  Austin, TX

 
Hammond, Bill  President  (Texas Association of Business),  Austin, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Sanchez, Joe  Association State Director for Advocacy - AARP  (AARP - Texas),  Austin, TX
SJR 51
 
FOR:
 
Barnes, Ed  Taxpayer/Chief Appraiser Bandara CAD  (Self),  Bandera, TX
 
Schlather, Frederick S.  Real Estate Broker & Investments  (Self),  Garden Ridge, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Turner, Frank  City Management  (City of Plano),  Plano, TX
 
Turner, Frank F.  City Management  (City of Plano),  Plano, TX