Wednesday, September 15, 2010

10:00 a.m.

Betty King Committee Room






Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Economic Development was held on Wednesday, September 15, 2010, in the Betty King Committee Room at Austin, Texas.







Senator Mike Jackson, Chair

Senator Kirk Watson

Senator Judith Zaffirini


Senator Kevin Eltife

Senator Brian Birdwell




The chair called the meeting to order at 10:05 a.m.  There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted: 

The chair called the following panel to provide invited testimony on Interim Charge #2: Review the effectiveness of state programs aimed at assisting small business growth and development, including whether the development of a Small Business Commission could lead to a more efficient use of state resources. Include an assessment of all state policies aimed to assist small business and minority-owned business persons with procurement of state contracts. (See attached witness list.)

The chair then opened the floor for public testimony.  There being no persons registered to provide public testimony, public testimony was closed. 

There being no further business, at 11:43 a.m. Senator Jackson moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered. 




Senator Mike Jackson, Chair



Jenna Dailey, Clerk