Tuesday, April 23, 2019

3:00 PM or upon adjournment.

Senator Nichols' Desk




Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Transportation was held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at Senator Nichols' Desk.







Senator Robert Nichols, Chair


Senator Charles Schwertner

Senator Kelly Hancock, Vice Chair



Senator Carol Alvarado



Senator Juan Hinojosa



Senator Lois Kolkhorst



Senator Charles Perry



Senator José Rodríguez



Senator Royce West






The chair called the meeting to order at 3:40 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


The chair laid out SB 653, which had been left pending at a previous hearing. Senator Hinojosa sent up a committee substitute. Senator Hinojosa moved adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered. Senator Hinojosa moved that SB 653 do not pass but that CSSB 653 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 6 ayes, 2 nays, 0 present not voting, and 1 absent.


There being no further business, at 3:45 PM Senator Nichols moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.









Senator Robert Nichols, Chair




Julianne Newman, Clerk