Wednesday, February 16, 2011

12:00 PM or upon adjournment

Capitol Extension, Room E1.036




Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance was held on Wednesday, February 16, 2011, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.







Senator Steve Ogden, Chair


Senator Dan Patrick

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair



Senator Bob Deuell



Senator Robert Duncan



Senator Kevin Eltife



Senator Craig Estes



Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.



Senator Jane Nelson



Senator Kel Seliger



Senator Florence Shapiro



Senator Royce West



Senator John Whitmire



Senator Tommy Williams



Senator Judith Zaffirini









The chair called the meeting to order at 1:17 PM.  The following business was transacted:


Senator Hinojosa laid out SB 1 as pending business.


Testimony was taken on SB 1 – Article I.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.

Office of the Attorney General


Comptroller of Public Accounts

            Fiscal Programs


Office of the Governor

            Trusted Programs within the Office of the Governor


Senator Ogden resumed the chair.


Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.


Pension Review Board


State Office of Risk Management

            Workers’ Compensation Payments


Public Finance Authority

            G.O. Bond Debt Service Payments


Bond Review Board


Senator Hinojosa moved that SB 1 be left pending.  Without objection, it was so ordered.


Senator Ogden resumed the chair.


There being no further business, at 6:27 PM Senator Ogden moved that the Committee be adjourned.  Without objection, it was so ordered.






Senator Steve Ogden, Chair




Stephanie Hoover, Clerk