Tuesday, March 1, 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 Tuesday, March 1, 2011, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.







Senator Steve Ogden, Chair


Senator Bob Deuell

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair


Senator Craig Estes

Senator Robert Duncan

Senator Kevin Eltife


Senator Kel Seliger

Senator Judith Zaffirini

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.



Senator Jane Nelson

Senator Dan Patrick



Senator Florence Shapiro



Senator Royce West



Senator John Whitmire

Senator Tommy Williams

























The chair called the meeting to order at 12:45 PM. The following business was transacted:


SB 1 was laid out as pending business.


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


LBB Presentation Relating to Article VII Special Provisions


Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs


Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.


Senator Ogden resumed the chair.


Texas Department of Rural Affairs


Texas Department of Motor Vehicles


Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.


Texas Workforce Commission


Texas Lottery Commission


Texas Department of Transportation


Senator Hinojosa moved that public testimony be closed on Article VII.  Without objection, it was so ordered.  


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


There being no further business, at 6:45 PM Senator Hinojosa moved that the Committee stand recessed until 30 minutes upon adjournment of the Senate on March 2, 2011.  Without objection, it was so ordered.





Senator Steve Ogden, Chair




Stephanie Hoover, Clerk