COMMITTEE:     Finance 

TIME & DATE:   9:00 AM, Tuesday, February 12, 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 III - Education


Higher Education Coordinating Board

Available University Fund

Higher Education Fund

Available National Research University Fund

Permanent Fund Supporting Military Veterans Exemptions

Texas Woman's University

Midwestern State University

Texas Southern University

Stephen F. Austin State University

Texas A&M System Administrative and System Offices

·                Texas A&M University Texarkana

·                Texas A&M University San Antonio

·                Texas A&M University Central Texas

·                Texas A&M  International University

·                Texas A&M University Kingsville

·                Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

·                Prairie View A&M University

·                Texas A&M University at Galveston

·                West Texas A&M University

·                Texas A&M University Commerce

·                Tarleton State University

·                Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University System Health Science Center

Texas A&M System Agencies

·                Texas A&M Agrilife Research

·                Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service

·                Texas A&M Forest Service

·                Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Lab

·                Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station

·                Texas A&M Transportation Institute

·                Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service

Texas State University System

·                Lamar University

·                Sam Houston State University

·                Sul Ross State University

·                Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College

·                Texas State University

·                Lamar Institute of Technology

·                Lamar State College- Port Arthur

·                Lamar State College- Orange

University of North Texas System Administration

·                University of North Texas

·                University of North Texas at Dallas

University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth




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