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MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE AFFAIRS

Sunday, July 11, 2021

2:00 PM

Capitol Extension Auditorium, E1.004

 

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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 State Affairs was held on Sunday, July 11, 2021, in the Capitol Extension Auditorium, E1.004.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Bryan Hughes, Chair

 

None

Senator Brian Birdwell, Vice Chair

 

 

Senator Donna Campbell

 

 

Senator Bob Hall

 

 

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

 

 

Senator Jane Nelson

 

 

Senator Beverly Powell

 

 

Senator Charles Schwertner

 

 

Senator Judith Zaffirini

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 2:09 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

At 2:11 PM Senator Birdwell assumed the chair.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 1 and recognized the author, Senator Hughes, to explain the bill.

 

Senator Hughes sent up Committee Amendment 1 and moved adoption; The motion carried with a record vote of 6 ayes, 3 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

Senator Hughes sent up Committee Amendment 2 and moved adoption; The motion carried with a record vote of 9 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

Senator Hughes sent up Committee Amendment 3 and moved adoption; The motion carried with a record vote of 9 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

Senator Hughes sent up Committee Amendment 4 and moved adoption; The motion carried with a record vote of 6 ayes, 3 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

Senator Hughes sent up Committee Amendment 5 and moved adoption; The motion carried with a record vote of 9 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

Senator Hughes sent up Committee Amendment 6 and moved adoption; The motion carried with a record vote of 9 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

Senator Hughes sent up Committee Amendment 7 and moved adoption; The motion carried with a record vote of 9 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

Senator Hall sent up Committee Amendment 8 and moved adoption; The motion carried with a record vote of 9 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

Senator Hughes sent up Committee Amendment 10 and moved adoption; The motion carried with a record vote of 9 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

Senator Hughes moved the Amendments be incorporated into the bill as a Committee Substitute. Senator Hughes moved that the adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

Senator Hughes moved that SB 1 do not pass but that CSSB 1 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 6 ayes, 3 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

At 2:41 PM Senator Hughes resumed the chair.

 

There being no further business, at 2:42 PM Senator Hughes moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Bryan Hughes, Chair

 

 

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Courtney Smith, Clerk