COMMITTEE:    Finance 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Wednesday, February 08, 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 IV - The Judiciary


Supreme Court of Texas

Court of Criminal Appeals

First Court of Appeals - Houston

Second Court of Appeals - Fort Worth

Third Court of Appeals - Austin

Fourth Court of Appeals - San Antonio

Fifth Court of Appeals - Dallas

Sixth Court of Appeals - Texarkana

Seventh Court of Appeals - Amarillo

Eighth Court of Appeals - El Paso

Ninth Court of Appeals - Beaumont

Tenth Court of Appeals - Waco

Eleventh Court of Appeals - Eastland

Twelfth Court of Appeals - Tyler

Thirteenth Court of Appeals - Corpus Christi - Edinburg

Fourteenth Court of Appeals - Houston


Article V - Public Safety and Criminal Justice


Department of Public Safety

Department of Criminal Justice - and Correctional Managed Healthcare

Board of Pardons and Paroles

Juvenile Justice Department

Military Department

Alcoholic Beverage Commission

Commission on Jail Standards

Commission on Fire Protection

Commission on Law Enforcement

Special Provisions Relating to Public Safety and Criminal Justice Agencies




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