COMMITTEE:    Finance 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, January 24, 2017 

PLACE:        E1.036 (Finance Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Jane Nelson 



Any unfinished business will be moved to a later date, to be determined.


Invited Testimony:

Any supporting written materials for the hearing must be provided to the Senate Finance Committee (SFC) 2 full business days before your scheduled hearing day. Please submit 50 copies to the SFC, and 6 copies to the LBB. Agencies should consult the postings regularly and maintain contact with their budget analyst at the Committee.


Public Testimony:

Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit prepared remarks to 3 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please submit 40 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Committee during the hearing.


The afternoon hearing will reconvene 30 minutes after adjournment of the Senate.


LBB presentation documents can be found at:


To consider the following:


SB 1          Nelson                 
General Appropriations Bill.

Article III - Education


Texas Education Agency

Teacher Retirement System

Optional Retirement Program

Higher Education Group Insurance

Windham School District

School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

School for the Deaf

Special Provisions for the Texas School of the Blind and Visually Impaired/Texas School for the Deaf