Friday, May 1, 2009

8:00 a.m.

Betty King Committee Room






Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.18 and Senate Rule 11.10, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Administration was held on Friday, May 1, 2009, in the Betty King Committee Room at Austin, Texas.







Senator Tommy Williams

Senator Carlos Uresti

Senator Steve Ogden

Senator Jeff Wentworth

Senator John Whitmire


Senator Florence Shapiro

Senator Judith Zaffirini




The chair called the meeting to order at 8:03 a.m.  There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted: 


Local & Uncontested Calendar

The chair laid out the list of bills recommended for placement on the Local and Uncontested Calendar to be held on May 5, 2009, at 7:00 a.m.


The following bills were removed from the list:

SB 442, SB 455, SB 590, SB 693, SB 978, SB 1169, SB 1265, SB 1309, SB 1476, SB 1566, SB 1589, SB 1598, SB 1713, SB 1752, SB 1884, SB 1953, SB 2048, SB 2236, SB 2273, SB 2339, SB 2357, SB 2389, SB 2514 and SB 2517.


Senator Uresti moved that, with the exception of the bills previously listed, the bills on the recommended list be certified for placement on the Local and Uncontested Calendar.  The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 2 absent.


There being no further business, at 8:16 a.m. Senator Williams moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered. 







Senator Tommy Williams, Chair




Candace Hargenrader, Clerk