SB 13

              Senate Committee Report

              Business & Commerce

              July 22, 2017 - 9:00 AM


                                          Girdley, Lucas    (Self; Alamo Fireworks), San Antonio, TX

                                          Munoz, Ned   General Counsel, Texas Association of Builders  (Texas Association of

                                          Builders), Austin, TX

                                          Rimann, J.D.    (Texas Public Policy Foundation), Austin, TX


                                          Baddour, Ann    (Texas Appleseed), Austin, TX

                                          Bogard, Allen   City Manager  (Self; City of sugar land), Sugar land, TX

                                          Davis, Kelly    (Self; Save Our Springs Alliance), Austin, TX

                                          Delp, Robert    (Self; Workers Defense), Austin, TX

                                          Farmer, Craig    (also providing written testimony)  (City of Weatherford and American

                                          Planning Association), Weatherford, TX

                                          Gonzales, Rodney   Director  (City of Austin), Austin, TX

                                          Houston, Scott   General Counsel  (Texas municipal league), Austin, TX

                                          Jones, Carl   Retired  (Self) , Spicewood, TX

                                          Lee, Donald   Executive Director  (Texas Conference of Urban Counties), Austin, TX

                                          McCreary, Lou    (Self) , Austin Texas, TX

                                          Murphy, Jocelyn   Planning Manager  (City of Fort Worth), Fort Worth, TX

                                          Ramos, Melinda   Assistant City Attorney  (City of Fort Worth), Fort Worth, TX

                                          Shannon, Michael   San Antonio Development Services Director  (City of San Antonio),

                                          San Antonio, TX

                                          Soltes, Sheri    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Tagliabue, Tom   Director, Intergovernmental Relations  (City of Corpus Christi), Corpus

                                          Christi, TX

                                          Tietjens, Tim   Director of development  (City of Galveston), Galveston, TX


                                          Kohler, Rob    (Christian life commission of the Baptist General Convention of Texas),

                                          Austin, TX

                                          Sledge, Brian   Attorney  (Various groundwater conservation districts), Austin, TX

                       Registering, but not testifying:


                                          Ayala, Salvador   Budget & Policy Analyst  (Self; Texans for Fiscal Responsibility),

                                          Austin, TX

                                          Cahn, Adam    (Cahnman's Musings), Austin, TX

                                          Fisher, Jon   President  (Associated Builders and Contractors of Texas), Austin, TX

                                          Ford, Crystal    (Texas Building Owners and Managers Association), Austin, TX

                                          Long, Matt    (Self) , Fredericksburg, TX

                                          Matocha, Dustin   Executive Director  (Self; Empower Texans), Austin, TX

                                          Patton, Marissa    (Texas Farm Bureau), Austin, TX

                                          Smith, Angela    (Self; Fredericksburg Tea Party), Fredericksburg, TX


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                                          Spilman, Annie   Legislative director  (National Federation of Independent

                                          Business/Texas), Austin, TX

                                          Stokes, Jeff   Director, Legislative & Regulatory Affairs  (Texas Nursery & Landscape

                                          Association), Austin, TX

                                          Winborn, Jason    (AT&T), Austin, TX


                                          Acevedo, Julie    (The City of Round Rock), Austin, TX

                                          Aguilar, Leonard    (Texas Building Trades), Austin, TX

                                          Albert, David   Dr.  (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Alles, Richard   PE retired  (Self; Alamo Group of the Sierra Club), San Antonio, TX

                                          Allison, Jim   General Counsel  (County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas),

                                          Austin, TX

                                          Alvarez, Gerald    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Aly, Sharmeen    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Andree, Bethany    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Bailey, Jill    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Ballew, Elizabeth    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Beck, Richard    (Aransas county), Austin, TX

                                          Beinke-Schwartz, Elisabeth    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Blanton, Dana    (Self) , Austn, TX

                                          Bohigian, Alexandra    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Bonner, Charlie    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Bostur, Jill    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Burleson, John   Mr  (Self; Travis County Resistance), Austin, TX

                                          Busby, Heather   Executive Director  (Self; NARAL Pro-Choice Texas), Austin, TX

                                          Cleveland, Kevin   Councilman  (City of Weatherford), Weatherford, TX

                                          Cole, Jackie   Dr  (Self; Galveston Island Tree Conservancy), Galveston, TX

                                          Collins, Karen    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Compton, Ann    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Cuellar, Cheri    (Self) , Arlington, TX

                                          Cuellar, Guadalupe   Legislative Attorney  (City of El Paso), El Paso, TX

                                          De Leon, Suzanne   Mayor, City of Balcones Heights  (Self; City of Balcones Heights,  

                                          TML), Balcones Heights, TX

                                          DiMasi, Rachel    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Drummond, Marie    (Self) , Del Valle, TX

                                          Elman, Anna    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Embrey, Ty    (City of Garland), Austin, TX

                                          Fay-Stindt, Zoe    (Self; Literary Women in Action), Austin, TX

                                          Fiduk, Kenneth    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Floyd, Robert    (City to Lubbock and City of Lufkin), Austin, TX

                                          Fortune, Andrew    (City of Grand Prairie City Council), Grand Prairie, TX


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                                          Freeland, Joe    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Gonzalez, Ana   Legislative Director  (Self; Workers Defense Project), Austin, TX

                                          Goodwin, Vikki    (Self) , Austin, Tx, TX

                                          Guy, Linda   RN,PNP  (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Hamill, Joe   Legislative and Political Director  (American Federation of State, County and

                                          Municipal Employees), Austin, TX

                                          Harding, Vincent    (Self; Chair of Travis County Democratic Party), Austin, TX

                                          Harris, David   City Administrator  (Self; City of Balcones Heights), Balcones Heights, TX

                                          Harte, Katherine    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Heckler, Jeff    (City of Conroe), Austin, TX

                                          Hernandez, Ana    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Hernandez, Pamela    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Howell, Raymond    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Howell, Sula    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Howell, Sula    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Iyer, Vishwanath    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Kennard, Karen    (City of Missouri City), Austin, TX

                                          Koli, Anuradha    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Koli, Anuradha    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Kramer, Ken   Water Resources Chair  (Self; Sierra Club - Lone Star Chapter), Austin, TX

                                          Kroll, John    (City of Dripping Springs, city of Dickinson), Austin, TX

                                          Lara, Rene   Legislative Dir.  (Texas AFL-CIO), Austin, TX

                                          Lee, Randy    (Self; City of Conroe), Austin, TX

                                          Madden, Jensie    (Self; League of Women Voters of Texas), Fischer, TX

                                          May, Jennifer   Assistant City Manager  (Self; City of Sugar Land), Sugar Land, TX

                                          McJunkins, Phillip    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          McKim, Mark    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          McLeland, Susan    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Melomo, Theresa    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Middleton, William    (Self) , Arlington, TX

                                          Montgomery, Elizabeth    (Self) , San Antonio, TX

                                          Moody, Amanda    (Self; Literary Women in Action), Austin, TX

                                          Morales, Kathy    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Morris, Ronnie   Asst. Chief of Police  (City of Grand Prairie), Grand Prairie, TX

                                          Niswander, Trish    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          OConnor, Ehlane    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          ODonnell, Lisa    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Olalde, Cesar    (Self; Workers Defense Project), Austin, TX

                                          Oliver, Matt    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Ortowski, Alison   Assistant City Manager  (City of Southlake), Southlale, TX


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                                          Parsons, Brad   Research Analyst  (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Paszalek, John    (Self) , Round Rock, TX

                                          Peek, George    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Peek, Whitney    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Perkins, Crystal   Executive Diretor, Texas Democratic Party  (Self; Texas Democratic

                                          Party), Austin, TX

                                          Person, Maria    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Phenix, Abby    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Pruett, Kay    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Quinzi, Patty   Legislative Counsel, TX American Fed. Of Teachers  (TX - American

                                          Federation of Teachers), Austin, TX

                                          Ramirez, Rick   Intergovernmental Relations Mngr  (Self; City of Sugar Land), Sugar

                                          Land, TX

                                          Rosshirt, Ryan    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Rotkoff, Jeff    (Self; Texas AFLCIO), Austin, TX

                                          Ryan, Michelle    (Self) , Elgin, TX

                                          Scheckelhoff, Lindsay    (Self; Literary Women in Action), Austin, TX

                                          Schwartz, Alex    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Sedillo, Heather    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Shannon, Melissa   Director of Governmental Affairs  (Bexar County Commissioners

                                          Court), San Antonio, TX

                                          Shapiro, Rachel    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Sheehan, Kara    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Shelley, Adrian   Director  (Self; Public Citizen), Austin, TX

                                          Sikes, Linda    (Self) , Tx, TX

                                          Sills, Edward    (Self; Texas AFL-CIO), Austin, TX

                                          Solis, Eddie    (City of Arlington), Austin, TX

                                          Sprague, Alex    (City of Waco), Austin, TX

                                          Sugg, Paul   Legislative Director  (Texas Association of Counties), Austin, TX

                                          Tucker, Jason    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Turner, Ginger    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Upton, Devon    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Vunderink, Gregg    (Self) , TX, TX

                                          Walker, Scheleen    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Wall, Catharine    (Self) , Austin, TX

                                          Warndof, Donna   Director, Harris County Legislative Relations  (Harris County),

                                          Houston, TX

                                          Woiton, Sonia    (Self; Texas League of Conservation Voters), Plano, TX

                                          Zimmerman, Joe   Mayor of Sugar Land  (Self; City of Sugar Land), Sugar land, TX

                                          Zwiener, Erin    (Self) , Driftwood, TX


                                                                              WITNESS LIST

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                       Providing written testimony:


                                          Solis, Eddie    (City of Houston), Austin, TX

                                          Walker, Kwame   Lobbyist  (The City of Dallas), Austin, TX