Thursday, January 24, 2019

9:00 AM

Capitol Extension, Room E1.036




Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance was held on Thursday, January 24, 2019, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.







Senator Jane Nelson, Chair



Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair



Senator Paul Bettencourt



Senator Brian Birdwell



Senator Donna Campbell



Senator Peter Flores



Senator Kelly Hancock



Senator Joan Huffman



Senator Lois Kolkhorst



Senator Robert Nichols



Senator Charles Perry



Senator Larry Taylor



Senator Kirk Watson



Senator Royce West



Senator John Whitmire






The Chair called the meeting to order at 9:03 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


The Chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 1.


Testimony as heard on SB 1 Article I. Witnesses testifying and registering are shown on the attached list.

Office of the Attorney General

Office of the Governor

Secretary of State

Historical Commission


Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.


Facilities Commission

Public Finance Authority

Bond Review Board

Department of Information Resources


Senator Nelson resumed the chair.


State Office of Risk Management

Ethics Commission


Public testimony was heard.


The Chair closed public testimony.


The Chair moved that SB 1 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.


There being no further business, at 3:27 PM Senator Nelson moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.







Senator Jane Nelson, Chair






Stephanie Hoover, Clerk