Thursday, April 7, 2011

1:00 PM or upon adjournment

Senator Carona's Desk




Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Business & Commerce was held on Thursday, April 7, 2011, at Senator Carona's Desk.







Senator John Carona, Chair


Senator Kevin Eltife

Senator Chris Harris, Vice Chair


Senator Craig Estes

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.


Senator Mike Jackson

Senator Leticia Van de Putte



Senator Kirk Watson



Senator John Whitmire






The chair called the meeting to order at 1:16 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


The chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 1862.


Senator Watson moved adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.


Senator Watson moved that SB 1862 do not pass but that CSSB 1862 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 1 nay, 0 present not voting, and 3 absent.


There being no further business, at 1:17 PM Senator Carona moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.









Senator John Carona, Chair




Kimberly Selinger, Clerk