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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

2:00 PM or upon adjournment

Senate Chamber




Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on State Affairs was held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in the Senate Chamber.







Senator Joan Huffman, Chair


Senator Bryan Hughes, Vice Chair

Senator Brian Birdwell


Senator Brandon Creighton

Senator Craig Estes


Senator Jane Nelson

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.



Senator Charles Schwertner



Senator Judith Zaffirini






The chair called the meeting to order at 2:08 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 62.


Senator Zaffirini moved adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.


Senator Zaffirini moved that HB 62 do not pass but that CSHB 62 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 1 nay, 0 present not voting, and 3 absent.


There being no further business, at 2:09 PM Senator Huffman moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.






Senator Joan Huffman, Chair




Addison Reagan, Clerk