Wednesday, February 4, 2015

8:30 AM

Capitol Extension, Room E1.016




Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Transportation was held on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.016, at Austin, Texas.







Senator Robert Nichols, Chair



Senator Don Huffines, Vice Chair



Senator Rodney Ellis



Senator Troy Fraser



Senator Sylvia Garcia



Senator Bob Hall



Senator Kelly Hancock



Senator Lois Kolkhorst



Senator Van Taylor






The chair called the meeting to order at 8:30 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


The chair welcomed the Committee members to the Senate Transportation Committee and made introductory remarks, followed by the chairís introduction of the Senate Transportation Committee staff.  The chair recognized the Committee members to make opening remarks and introduce their respective staffs.


The chair laid out the proposed Committee Rules for the 84th Legislature.  Senator Huffines moved adoption of the Committee Rules.  The motion carried with a record vote of 9 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.




There being no further business, at 8:39 AM Senator Nichols moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.





Senator Robert Nichols, Chair




Amy Jeter, Clerk