MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

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 10, 2021, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Jane Nelson, Chair

 

None

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr., Vice Chair

 

 

Senator Paul Bettencourt

 

 

Senator Dawn Buckingham

 

 

Senator Donna Campbell

 

 

Senator Brandon Creighton

 

 

Senator Kelly Hancock

 

 

Senator Joan Huffman

 

 

Senator Lois Kolkhorst

 

 

Senator Robert Nichols

 

 

Senator Charles Perry

 

 

Senator Charles Schwertner

 

 

Senator Larry Taylor

 

 

Senator Royce West

 

 

Senator John Whitmire

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 9:05 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

The chair made opening remarks.

 

Senator Nelson laid out SB 1. Testimony was heard on SB 1 Article 1. Witnesses testifying and registering are shown on the attached list.

 

Office of the Governor and Office of the Governor Trusteed Programs

Office of the Attorney General

 

At 1:50 PM Senator Nelson announced that the Committee stand in recess until 2:00 PM.

 

At 2:05 PM Senator Nelson reconvened the meeting.

 

Secretary of State

Historical Commission

Facilities Commission

Revenue Bonds for Lease Payments

Public Finance Authority

Public Finance Authority General Obligation Bond Debt Service

Bond Review Board

Department of Information Resources

State Office of Risk Management

Ethics Commission

 

Public testimony was heard.

 

The chair closed testimony on Article I.

 

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

 

There being no further business, at 6:11 PM Senator Nelson moved that the Committee stand recessed until 9:00 AM, February 11, 2021. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

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Senator Jane Nelson, Chair

 

 

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Stephanie Hoover, Clerk