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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

10:00 AM

Betty King Committee Room




Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on State Affairs was held on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, in the Betty King Committee Room at Austin, Texas.







Senator Craig Estes, Chair


Senator Bob Deuell, Vice Chair

Senator Troy Fraser


Senator Brandon Creighton

Senator Joan Huffman


Senator Rodney Ellis

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.


Senator Leticia Van de Putte

Senator Robert Nichols






The chair called the meeting to order at 10:01 AM. There being a quorum present at 10:45 AM, the following business was transacted:


The chair laid out interim charge 8:

Monitor the actuarial and financial conditions of the pension and health care programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) and the Employees Retirement System (ERS).


The chair called the following witnesses to provide invited testimony on interim charge 8 (see attached witness list).


The chair moved that the testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.


There being no further business, at 11:45 AM Senator Estes moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.









Senator Craig Estes, Chair




Jeremy Hagen, Clerk