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MINUTES

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JURISPRUDENCE

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

3:30 PM or upon recess

Betty King Committee Room

 

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Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 7.09, 7.12, 11.10, 11.13, 11.18, and 11.19, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Jurisprudence was held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, in the Betty King Committee Room at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Joan Huffman, Chair

 

Senator Nathan Johnson

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair

 

 

Senator Brandon Creighton

 

 

Senator Bryan Hughes

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 3:30 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

The chair laid out SB 72 and recognized the author, Senator Huffman, to explain the bill.  No witnesses testified or registered on the bill.  Senator Huffman moved that SB 72 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and not be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 4 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 1 absent.

 

Senator Huffman resumed the chair.

 

There being no further business, at 3:34 PM Senator Huffman moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

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Senator Joan Huffman, Chair

 

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Koy Kunkel, Clerk