TIME & DATE: 9:00 AM, Wednesday, February 25, 2015

PLACE: E1.036 (Finance Room)
CHAIR: Senator Jane Nelson


Any unfinished business will be moved to a later date, to be determined.


Invited Testimony:

Any supporting written materials for the hearing must be provided to the Senate Finance Committee (SFC) 2 full business days before your scheduled hearing day. Please submit 50 copies to the SFC, and 6 copies to the LBB. Agencies should consult the postings regularly and maintain contact with their budget analyst at the Committee.


Public Testimony:

Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit prepared remarks to 3 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please submit 40 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Committee during the hearing.


The afternoon hearing will reconvene 30 minutes after adjournment of the Senate.


LBB presentation documents can be found at:


To consider the following:



SB 2 Nelson
General Appropriations Bill.

Article VIII - Regulatory


                Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners

                Board of Chiropractic Examiners

                Board of Dental Examiners

                Board of Pharmacy

                Texas Board of Nursing

                Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners

                Optometry Board

                Board of Examiners of Psychologists

                Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners

                Health Professions Council

                Securities Board

                Funeral Service Commission

                Racing Commission

                Board of Plumbing Examiners

                Board of Professional Land Surveying

                Department of Licensing and Regulation

                Department of Insurance

                Office of Public Insurance Counsel

                Office of Injured Employee Counsel

                State Office of Administrative Hearings

                Board of Professional Geoscientists

                Public Utility Commission

                Office of Public Utility Counsel

                Texas Medical Board

                Special Provisions Relating to All Regulatory Agencies