Friday, May 10, 2019

11:00 AM or upon adjournment/recess

Senator Whitmire's Desk




Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Criminal Justice was held on Friday, May 10, 2019, at Senator Whitmire's Desk.







Senator John Whitmire, Chair



Senator Joan Huffman, Vice Chair



Senator Dawn Buckingham



Senator Peter Flores



Senator Bryan Hughes



Senator Borris Miles



Senator Charles Perry






The chair called the meeting to order at 11:16 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


The chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 1492 and recognized the author, Senator Whitmire, to explain the bill.


Senator Whitmire sent up a committee substitute.  The chair recognized Senator Whitmire to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the senate bill as filed.  Senator Whitmire moved adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.


Senator Whitmire moved that SB 1492 do not pass but that CSSB 1492 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.


Senator Whitmire moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.


There being no further business, at 11:17 PM Senator Whitmire moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.









Senator John Whitmire, Chair




Amanda Salazar, Clerk