TIME & DATE: 10:00 AM, Tuesday, September 25, 2012

PLACE: E1.036 (Finance Room)
CHAIR: Senator Tommy Williams


The Senate Finance Committee will meet on September 25, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in room E1.036 of the Capitol Extension. The Committee will hear invited and public testimony on the following interim charges:


                Review the budget process to develop strategies for greater legislative efficiency and transparency, including diversions of dedicated funding streams to alternative uses. Include options for more user-friendly budget documents, additional notice of posting of new information, and enhanced access to research and background information.


                Study cash management related to the timing of receipts of state revenues and expenditures during the course of each fiscal year. Specifically, review methods of short-term borrowing and intrafund borrowing, and estimated cash needs for the coming biennium.


The Committee will also be briefed on local debt issues, specifically, Certificates of Obligation.


Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit prepared remarks to 3 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please provide 35 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Committee during the hearing.




** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **