The House Committee on Appropriations-S/C on Education

80th Legislature

September 3, 2008

10:00 a.m.



Pursuant to a notice posted on August 29, 2008, the House Committee on Appropriations-S/C on Education in a joint hearing with the House Select Committee on Higher and Public Education Finance met for a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Kolkhorst, at 10:30 a.m.


The roll was answered as follows:


Present:              Representatives Kolkhorst; Branch; Brown, Fred; McClendon (4).


Absent:              Representatives Crownover; Otto (2).


A quorum was present.


(Representatives Giddings, Hochberg, Donna Howard, Morrison,  now present.)


Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)


At 1:30 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned until 2:00 p.m., September 3, 2008.




Rep. Kolkhorst, Chair




Hunter Thompson, Clerk