The House Committee on Economic Competitiveness, Select

85th Legislature

November 15, 2017

10:00 a.m.

JHR 140


Pursuant to a notice posted on November 2, 2017, the House Committee on Economic Competitiveness, Select met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Cook, at 10:00 a.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Cook; Button; Davis, Sarah; Geren; Moody; and Oliveira.


A quorum was present.


(Representative Thompson, Senfronia now present.)


The committee met to hear invited testimony on concrete principles on long-term competitiveness and economic development issues. The purpose of the hearing was to show businesses seeking to come to Texas, or that are already located in Texas, the principles that the Texas House believes should guide the state's pursuit of long-term economic growth.


Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)


At 2:30 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Cook, Chair




Toni Barcellona, Clerk