The House Committee on Appropriations

85th Legislature

October 9, 2018

9:00 a.m.



Pursuant to a notice posted on August 29, 2018, revised on October 1, 2018, the House Committee on Appropriations met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Zerwas, at 9:03 a.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Zerwas; Longoria; Ashby; Bonnen, Greg; Capriglione; Cosper; Dean; Howard; Koop; Perez; Raney; Rodriguez, Justin; Rose; Simmons; and Walle.


A quorum was present.



(Representative González, Mary now present.)


(Representative Giddings now present.)


(Representative Wu now present.)


The committee heard testimony on Interim Charge 19 regarding School Safety Funding. (See attached witness list.)


The committee heard testimony on the Texas Education Agency’s Special Education Strategic Plan. (See attached witness list.)


At 1:02 p.m., on the motion of Representative Ashby and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Zerwas, Chair




Cameron Cocke, Clerk