TIME & DATE: 9:00 AM, Wednesday, January 25, 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


Higher Education Coordinating Board

Higher Education Fund

Available University Fund

Available National Research University Fund

Permanent Fund Supporting Military Veterans Exemptions

Texas Woman's University

Texas A&M System Administrative and System Offices

                Texas A&M University

                Texas A&M University at Galveston

                Prairie View A&M University

                Tarleton State University

                Texas A&M - Central Texas

                Texas A&M - Corpus Christi

                Texas A&M - Kingsville

                Texas A&M - San Antonio

                Texas A&M - International University

                West Texas A&M University

                Texas A&M - Commerce

                Texas A&M - Texarkana

Texas A&M System Agencies

                Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Lab

                Texas A&M Agrilife Research

                Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service

                Texas A&M Forest Service

                Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station

                Texas A&M Transportation Institute

                Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service

Texas A&M University System Health Science Center

Texas State University System

                Lamar University

                Lamar Institute of Technology

                Lamar State College - Orange

                Lamar State College - Port Arthur

                Sam Houston State University

                Texas State University

                Sul Ross State University

                Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College

University of Houston System Administration

                University of Houston

                University of Houston - Clear Lake

                University of Houston - Downtown

                University of Houston - Victoria