Thursday, February 2, 2017

9:00 AM

Capitol Extension, Room E1.036




Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance was held on Thursday, February 2, 2017, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.







Senator Jane Nelson, Chair


Senator Joan Huffman

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair


Senator Charles Schwertner

Senator Paul Bettencourt


Senator Larry Taylor

Senator Brian Birdwell


Senator Royce West

Senator Kelly Hancock



Senator Lois Kolkhorst



Senator Robert Nichols



Senator Kel Seliger



Senator Carlos Uresti



Senator Kirk Watson



Senator John Whitmire






The Chair called the meeting to order at 9:03 AM. The following business was transacted:


The Chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 1.


Testimony was hearing on SB 1 Article I. Witnesses testifying and registering are shown on the attached list.


Office of the Attorney General


Office of the Governor

Trusteed Programs, Office of the Governor


Secretary of State


Texas Facilities Commission


Texas Public Finance Authority


Bond Review Board


State Office of Risk Management


Public testimony was heard.


Senator Nelson closed public testimony.


Senator Nelson moved that SB 1 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.


There being no further business, at 1:02 PM Senator Nelson moved that the Committee be adjourned. Without objection, it was so ordered.









Senator Jane Nelson, Chair




Stephanie Hoover, Clerk