TIME & DATE: 9:00 AM, Thursday, February 26, 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: http://www.lbb.state.tx.us/BudgetDocs.aspx?Table=Budget&Session=84


To consider the following:



SB 2 Nelson
General Appropriations Bill.

Article I - General Government


                Secretary of State


Article V - Public Safety and Criminal Justice


                Board of Pardons and Paroles

                Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

                Commission on Jail Standards

                Special Provisions Relating to Public Safety and Criminal Justice Agencies

                Texas Juvenile Justice Department

                Commission on Fire Protection

                Commission on Law Enforcement


Article VII - Business and Economic Development


                Department of Transportation

                Special Provisions Relating to All Business and Economic Development Agencies


Article IX - Special Provisions


                Pending Items




** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **