MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

9:00 AM

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 Wednesday, February 13, 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 9:02 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

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

 

Testimony was heard on SB 1 Article III and Article IX. Witnesses testifying and registering are shown on the attached list.

 

Texas Tech System Administration

Texas Tech University

Angelo State University

Texas Tech Health Science Centers

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center at El Paso

Baylor College of Medicine

The University of Texas System Administration

 

At 10:51 AM Senator Nelson moved that the Committee stand recessed until 15 minutes after a meeting to take place upon adjournment of the Senate. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

At 1:06 PM the Committee reconvened.

 

The University of Texas at Arlington

The University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Dallas

The University of Texas at El Paso

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

The University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas System Health Science Centers

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler

University of Houston System Administration and University of Houston

University of Houston - Downtown

University of Houston - Clear Lake

University of Houston - Victoria

Texas State Technical College System

Public Community/Junior Colleges

LBB Presentation on Special Provisions Relating Only to Higher Education and Components of Texas State Technical College

 

Article IX Special Provisions

 

Public testimony was heard.

 

The Chair closed public testimony.

 

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

 

There being no further business, at 6:30 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