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Friday, August 11, 2017

4:00 PM

Capitol Extension, Room E1.016




Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Business & Commerce was held on Friday, August 11, 2017, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.016, at Austin, Texas.







Senator Kelly Hancock, Chair


Senator Brandon Creighton, Vice Chair

Senator Donna Campbell



Senator Craig Estes



Senator Robert Nichols



Senator Charles Schwertner



Senator Larry Taylor



Senator John Whitmire



Senator Judith Zaffirini






The chair called the meeting to order at 4:00 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


The chair laid out HB 214 and recognized Senator Schwertner, in the absence of the Senate sponsor, to explain the bill. Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list. The chair moved that the public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered. Senator Schwertner moved that HB 214 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 6 ayes, 2 nays, 0 present not voting, and 1 absent.


There being no further business, at 4:16 PM Senator Hancock moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.









Senator Kelly Hancock, Chair




Tatum Reagan, Clerk