COMMITTEE:    Finance 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Wednesday, February 01, 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.

Health Care Costs (Invited testimony only)


Health and Human Services Commission

Employees Retirement System

Teacher Retirement System

Correctional Managed Health Care at Department of Criminal Justice



Article I - General Government (Invited and public testimony)


Employees Retirement System - Social Security Contributions and Benefit Replacement Pay

Comptroller of Public Accounts - Fiscal Programs

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas

Veterans Commission

Preservation Board

Texas State Cemetery

Commission on State Emergency Communications




** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **