MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

1:00 PM

Capitol Extension, Room E1.036

 

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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, August 12, 2014, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Jane Nelson, Chair

 

Senator Kel Seliger

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair

 

Senator John Whitmire

Senator Brian Birdwell

 

 

Senator Kevin Eltife

 

 

Senator Craig Estes

 

 

Senator Kelly Hancock

 

 

Senator Joan Huffman

 

 

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

 

 

Senator Robert Nichols

 

 

Senator Dan Patrick

 

 

Senator Charles Schwertner

 

 

Senator Royce West

 

 

Senator Judith Zaffirini

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 1:00 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

Senator Nelson moved adoption of the committee rules from the 83rd legislative session. There being no objection, it was so ordered.

 

Senator Nelson made opening remarks.

Senator Nelson called a representative from the Comptrollerís office to provide invited testimony (see attached witness list).

Senator Nelson called representatives from the Legislative Budget Board to provide invited testimony (see attached witness list).

Senator Nelson called a resource witness to provide invited testimony (see attached witness list).

Senator Nelson called a representative from the Governorís office to provide invited testimony (see attached witness list).

Senator Nelson made closing remarks.

There being no further business, at 4:55 PM Senator Nelson moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Jane Nelson, Chair

 

 

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Austin Holder, Clerk