Thursday, February 12, 2015

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 Thursday, February 12, 2015, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.







Senator Jane Nelson, Chair


Senator Joan Huffman

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair



Senator Paul Bettencourt



Senator Kevin Eltife

Senator Kelly Hancock



Senator Lois Kolkhorst



Senator Robert Nichols



Senator Charles Schwertner



Senator Kel Seliger



Senator Larry Taylor



Senator Carlos Uresti



Senator Kirk Watson



Senator Royce West



Senator John Whitmire



The Chair called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM. The following business was transacted:


Senator Nelson laid out SB 2 as pending business.


Testimony was heard on SB 2 Article III. Witnesses testifying and registering are shown on the attached list.


Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.


Texas State University System


Senator Nelson resumed the chair.


Lamar University


Sam Houston State University


Sul Ross State University


Texas State University


Lamar Institute of Technology


Lamar University Orange


Lamar University Port Arthur


Texas Tech System Administration


Texas Tech University


Angelo State University


University of North Texas System Administration


University of North Texas


University of North Texas at Dallas


Senator Nelson moved that SB 2 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.


There being no further business, at 11:56 AM Senator Nelson moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.









Senator Jane Nelson, Chair




Stephanie Hoover, Clerk