Wednesday, September 24, 2014

10:00 AM

Capitol Extension, Room E1.036




Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance was held on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.







Senator Jane Nelson, Chair


Senator Dan Patrick

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair


Senator Kel Seliger

Senator Brian Birdwell



Senator Kevin Eltife



Senator Craig Estes



Senator Kelly Hancock



Senator Joan Huffman



Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.



Senator Robert Nichols



Senator Charles Schwertner



Senator Royce West



Senator John Whitmire



Senator Judith Zaffirini






The chair called the meeting to order at 10:02 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


Senator Nelson made opening remarks.


Senator Nelson called representatives from the Legislative Budget Board to provide invited testimony (see attached list).


Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.


Senator Nelson resumed the chair.


Senator Nelson made closing remarks.


There being no further business, at 1:22 PM Senator Nelson moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.









Senator Jane Nelson, Chair




Stephanie Hoover, Clerk