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MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Thursday, October 7, 2021

2:00 PM

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 Thursday, October 7, 2021, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Jane Nelson, Chair

 

Senator Paul Bettencourt

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr., Vice Chair

 

Senator Dawn Buckingham

Senator Brandon Creighton

 

Senator Donna Campbell

Senator Kelly Hancock

 

Senator John Whitmire

Senator Joan Huffman

 

 

Senator Lois Kolkhorst

 

 

Senator Robert Nichols

 

 

Senator Charles Perry

 

 

Senator Charles Schwertner

 

 

Senator Larry Taylor

 

 

Senator Royce West

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 2:00 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 8.

 

Senator Nelson sent up a committee substitute.  Senator Nelson explained the difference between the committee substitute and the senate bill as filed. 

 

Senator Lucio assumed the chair.

Senator Nelson moved adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

Senator Nelson moved that SB 8 do not pass but that CSSB 8 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 11 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 4 absent.

 

Senator Nelson resumed the chair.

 

There being no further business, at 2:20 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