COMMITTEE:     Finance 

TIME & DATE:   9:00 AM, Tuesday, January 29, 2019 

PLACE:         E1.036 (Finance Room) 
CHAIR:         Senator Jane Nelson 



Any unfinished business will be moved to a later date, to be determined.


Invited Testimony:

Any supporting written materials for the hearing must be provided to the Senate Finance Committee (SFC) 2 full business days before your scheduled hearing day. Please submit 50 copies to the SFC, and 6 copies to the LBB. The hearing schedule is subject to change. Agencies should consult the postings regularly and maintain contact with SFC staff.


Public Testimony:

Oral testimony is limited to 3 minutes. If providing written testimony, bring 40 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Assistant Clerk during the hearing. 


·                Oral testimony: fill out a paper witness card and submit to the Assistant Clerk.

·                Oral and written testimony: fill out a paper witness card and hold on to your documents until your name is called.

·                Position only: register using the Senate kiosk located in the extension hallways or by going to http://swrs on public-capitol.

·                Written testimony only: register your position using the Senate kiosk then bring 40 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Assistant Clerk, during the hearing.


The afternoon hearing will reconvene 30 minutes after adjournment of the Senate.


LBB presentation documents can be found at: http://www.lbb.state.tx.us/Legislative_Session.aspx?Session=86


To consider the following:


SB 1           Nelson                 
General Appropriations Bill.

Article IV - The Judiciary


Supreme Court of Texas

Court of Criminal Appeals

Court of Appeals - Houston

Court of Appeals - Ft. Worth

Court of Appeals - Austin

Court of Appeals - San Antonio

Court of Appeals - Dallas

Court of Appeals - Texarkana

Court of Appeals - Amarillo

Court of Appeals - El Paso

Court of Appeals - Beaumont

Court of Appeals - Waco

Court of Appeals - Eastland

Court of Appeals - Tyler

Court of Appeals - Corpus Christi-Edinburg

Court of Appeals - Houston

Comptroller's Department - Judiciary Section

Office of Court Administration

Texas Indigent Defense Commission

Office of State Prosecuting Attorney

State Law Library

Office of Capital and Forensic Writs

Commission on Judicial Conduct

Special Provisions Relating to the Judiciary




** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **