Wednesday, April 28, 2010

2:00 p.m.

Capitol Extension, Room E1.028






Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with HCR 57, a public hearing of the Committee on Dyslexia & Related Disorders, Interim was held on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.028, at Austin, Texas.







Senator Bob Deuell

Representative Jim Jackson

Linda Gladden

Elliott Goldman

Rebecca Jones

Joyce Pickering

Karen Vickery


Senator Joan Huffman

Representative Jim McReynolds




Senator Deuell called the meeting to order at 2:02 p.m.  There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted: 


Senator Deuell recognized the members of the Committee to make introductory remarks.


Senator Deuell moved to name a chair of the Interim Committee on Dyslexia and Related Disorders. Representative Jim Jackson nominated Senator Bob Deuell to serve as chair. Joyce Pickering seconded the nomination. There being no objection, Senator Deuell was named chair.


Senator Deuell moved adoption of the committee rules. There being no objection, it was so ordered.


The chair called the following persons to provide invited testimony (see attached list). Witnesses providing public testimony on dyslexia and related disorders are shown on the attached list. The chair moved that the public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered. 




There being no further business, at 3:29 p.m. Senator Deuell moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered. 







Senator Bob Deuell, Chair




Bogan Durr, Clerk