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Saturday, May 22, 2021

5:00 PM or upon adjournment

Conference Room




Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on State Affairs was held on Saturday, May 22, 2021, in the Conference Room at Austin, Texas.







Senator Bryan Hughes, Chair


Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

Senator Brian Birdwell, Vice Chair


Senator Judith Zaffirini

Senator Donna Campbell



Senator Bob Hall



Senator Jane Nelson



Senator Beverly Powell



Senator Charles Schwertner






The chair called the meeting to order at 7:35 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


The chair laid out HB 1987 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Taylor, to explain the bill.  The chair opened public testimony.  No witnesses testified or registered on the bill.  The chair moved that the public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Nelson moved that HB 1987 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 2 absent. 


There being no further business, at 7:38 PM Senator Hughes moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.









Senator Bryan Hughes, Chair




Courtney Smith, Clerk