Friday, May 22, 2015

8:00 AM





Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on -S/C Border Security was held on Friday, May 22, 2015, in the E1.714.







Senator Brian Birdwell, Chair



Senator Bob Hall, Vice Chair



Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.






The chair called the meeting to order at 8:15 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


Senators Rodríguez and Garcia were also present.


The following members arrived after the roll was called: Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.


Senator Hall moved adoption of the minutes from the previous hearing held on May 19, 2015; without objection, it was so ordered.


The chair laid out HB 12 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Hinojosa, to explain the bill.


Senator Hall sent up a committee substitute; the chair recognized Senator Hinojosa to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the house bill as engrossed.


Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.


The chair moved that the public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.


The proposed committee substitute for HB 12 was pulled down from consideration.


Senator Hall moved that HB 12 be reported favorably to the Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 3 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.


There being no further business, at 8:34 AM Senator Birdwell moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.








Senator Brian Birdwell, Chair





Bailey Olderog, Clerk