Monday, May 20, 2013

6:30 PM or upon adjournment

Senator Williams' Desk




Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance was held on Monday, May 20, 2013, at Senator Williams' Desk.







Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair


Senator Tommy Williams, Chair

Senator Robert Duncan


Senator Bob Deuell

Senator Kevin Eltife


Senator Royce West

Senator Craig Estes


Senator Judith Zaffirini

Senator Glenn Hegar



Senator Joan Huffman



Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.



Senator Jane Nelson



Senator Dan Patrick



Senator Kel Seliger



Senator John Whitmire






Senator Juan Hinojosa, the acting chair, called the meeting to order at 7:53 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


The subcommittee report on HB 2972 was laid out by Senator Hegar. Senator Patrick was recognized to explain the subcommittee report on HB 2972.


Senator Patrick moved that HB 2972 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 11 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 4 absent.


There being no further business, at 7:55 PM Senator Hinojosa moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.









Senator Tommy Williams, Chair




Stephanie Hoover, Clerk