TIME & DATE: 9:00 AM, Thursday, February 09, 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 - Judiciary


Office of Court Administration

Texas Indigent Defense Commission

Office of the State Prosecuting Attorney

State Law Library

Comptroller's Department, Judiciary Section

Office of Capital and Forensic Writs

Special Provision - Judiciary


Article VI - Natural Resources


General Land Office and Veterans' Land Board

Department of Agriculture

Railroad Commission

Parks and Wildlife Department

Animal Health Commission

Commission on Environmental Quality

Soil and Water Conservation Board

Water Development Board

                Debt Service Payments - Non-Self Supporting G.O. Bonds

Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission




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