MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

1:00 PM or upon adjournment

Capitol Extension, Room E1.036

 

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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 Tuesday, February 5, 2019, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Jane Nelson, Chair

 

None

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair

 

 

Senator Paul Bettencourt

 

 

Senator Brian Birdwell

 

 

Senator Donna Campbell

 

 

Senator Peter Flores

 

 

Senator Kelly Hancock

 

 

Senator Joan Huffman

 

 

Senator Lois Kolkhorst

 

 

Senator Robert Nichols

 

 

Senator Charles Perry

 

 

Senator Larry Taylor

 

 

Senator Kirk Watson

 

 

Senator Royce West

 

 

Senator John Whitmire

 

 

 

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The Chair called the meeting to order at 1:04 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

Upon a motion by Senator Hinojosa, and without objection, public testimony for the February 6, 2019 hearing was limited to two minutes.

 

The Chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 1.

 

Invited testimony was heard on SB 1 Article II. Witnesses testifying and registering are shown on the attached list.

 

Health and Human Services Commission

Office of Inspector General

Texas Civil Commitment Office

Department of State Health Services

Special Provisions Relating to All Health and Human Services Agencies

 

Senator Nelson moved that SB 1 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

There being no further business, at 4:15 PM Senator Nelson moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Jane Nelson, Chair

 

 

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Stephanie Hoover, Clerk