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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

9:00 AM

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 Tuesday, August 28, 2018, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.016, at Austin, Texas.







Senator Kelly Hancock, Chair


Senator John Whitmire

Senator Brandon Creighton, Vice Chair



Senator Donna Campbell



Senator Craig Estes



Senator Robert Nichols



Senator Charles Schwertner



Senator Larry Taylor



Senator Judith Zaffirini






The chair called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


Chairman Hancock made opening remarks.


Senator Creighton moved to limit testimony to five minutes; without objection, it was so ordered.


The Chairman opened invited testimony.  Witnesses testifying and registering are shown on the attached list. The chair moved that invited testimony be closed; without objection, it was so





There being no further business, at 11:42 AM 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