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MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE AFFAIRS

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

9:00 a.m.

Capitol Extension, Room E1.036

 

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Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on State Affairs was held on Wednesday, August 23, 2006, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:                                                      MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Robert Duncan                                                          Senator Rodney Ellis 

Senator Tommy Williams

Senator Kenneth Armbrister

Senator Troy Fraser

Senator Chris Harris

Senator Mike Jackson

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 9:03 a.m.  The Committee met in joint session with the Senate Health & Human Services Committee and took invited and public testimony on Joint Interim Charge No. 3 relating to forensic patients in state hospitals and community mental health organizations.

 

Witnesses testifying are shown on the attached list.

 

There being no further business, at 1:50 p.m. Senator Duncan moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered. 

 

 

 

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Senator Robert Duncan, Chair

 

 

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Jennifer Fagan, Clerk