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MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JURISPRUDENCE

Saturday, August 7, 2021

2:15 PM

Betty King Committee Room

 

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Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Jurisprudence was held on Saturday, August 7, 2021, in the Betty King Committee Room at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Joan Huffman, Chair

 

None

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair

 

 

Senator Brandon Creighton

 

 

Senator Bryan Hughes

 

 

Senator Nathan Johnson

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 2:17 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

At 2:18 PM Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

The chair laid out SB 6 and recognized the author, Senator Huffman, to explain the bill.

 

Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.

 

The chair moved that the public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

Senator Huffman moved that SB 6 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

The chair laid out SJR 3 and recognized the author, Senator Huffman, to explain the bill.

 

Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.

 

The chair moved that the public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

Senator Huffman moved that SJR 3 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

The chair laid out SB 9 and recognized the author, Senator Huffman, to explain the bill.

 

No witnesses testified on the bill.  Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.

 

The chair moved that the public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

Senator Huffman moved that SB 9 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

The chair laid out SB 13 and recognized the author, Senator Huffman, to explain the bill.

 

Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.

 

The chair moved that the public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

Senator Huffman moved that SB 13 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

At 2:50 PM Senator Huffman resumed the chair.

 

There being no further business, at 2:51 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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Sean Opperman, Clerk