Wednesday, February 15, 2017

11:00 AM or upon adjournment

Senator Birdwell's Desk




Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Nominations was held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at Senator Birdwell's Desk.







Senator Brian Birdwell, Chair


Senator Craig Estes

Senator Kirk Watson, Vice Chair



Senator Dawn Buckingham



Senator JosÚ MenÚndez



Senator Borris Miles



Senator Van Taylor






The chair called the meeting to order at 12:22 p.m. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


Senator Menendez moved that the committee vote to approve the nominations of the individuals to the following entities: Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County Ports, Texas Animal Health Commission, and Texas Tech University System Board of Regents. The motion carried with a record vote of 6 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 1 absent.


There being no further business, at 12:24 p.m., Senator Taylor moved that the committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair; without objection, it was so ordered.







Senator Brian Birdwell, Chair




John Ryan Isaacson, Clerk