Friday, January 25, 2013

9:00 AM

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 Friday, January 25, 2013, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.







Senator Tommy Williams, Chair


Senator Dan Patrick

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair


Senator Kel Seliger

Senator Bob Deuell


Senator John Whitmire

Senator Robert Duncan



Senator Kevin Eltife



Senator Craig Estes



Senator Glenn Hegar



Senator Joan Huffman



Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.



Senator Jane Nelson



Senator Royce West

Senator Judith Zaffirini

















The chair called the meeting to order at 9:01 AM. The following business was transacted:


The chair laid out Senate Bill 1 as pending business.


Testimony was heard on SB 1 - Article III. Witnesses testifying and registering are shown on the attached list.


Texas State University System


Lamar Institute of Technology


Lamar State College Orange


Lamar State College Port Arthur


Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.


Senator Williams resumed the chair.


Lamar University


Sam Houston State University


Sul Ross State University/Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College


Texas State University


Texas Tech University System


Texas Tech University


Angelo State University


University of Houston System


University of Houston


University of Houston Clear Lake


Senator Nelson assumed the chair.


University of Houston Downtown


University of Houston Victoria


Senator Williams resumed the chair.


University of North Texas System


University of North Texas


University of North Texas at Dallas


The chair moved that SB 1 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.


There being no further business, at 2:00 PM Senator Williams moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.









Senator Tommy Williams, Chair




Stephanie Hoover, Clerk