MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

10:45 AM

Senate Chamber, Back Rail

 

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Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Higher Education was held on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in the Senate Chamber, Back Rail.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Brandon Creighton, Chair

 

Senator Larry Taylor

Senator Royce West, Vice Chair

 

 

Senator Paul Bettencourt

 

 

Senator Dawn Buckingham

 

 

Senator Peter Flores

 

 

Senator JosÚ MenÚndez

 

 

Senator Beverly Powell

 

 

Senator Kirk Watson

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 10:48 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

The chair laid out HCR 133 and recognized Senator Powell, in the absence of the Senate sponsor, to explain the bill.

 

No witnesses testified or registered on the bill.

 

The chair moved that the public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

Senator Flores moved that HCR 133 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 8 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 1 absent. Senators Watson and West submitted motions in writing requesting unanimous consent to be shown voting aye.

 

There being no further business, at 10:52 AM Senator Creighton moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

 

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Senator Brandon Creighton, Chair

 

 

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Abby Romero, Clerk