Tuesday, May 14, 2019

8:00 AM or upon adjournment

Senator Nichols's 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, May 14, 2019, at Senator Nichols's Desk.







Senator Robert Nichols, Chair


Senator Kelly Hancock, Vice Chair

Senator Carol Alvarado



Senator Juan Hinojosa



Senator Lois Kolkhorst



Senator Charles Perry



Senator José Rodríguez



Senator Charles Schwertner



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 HB 1631 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Hall, to explain the bill. Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list. The chair moved that the public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.


Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 1631 be reported favorably 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 3:48 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