MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON REDISTRICTING, SPECIAL

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

9:00 AM

Senate Chamber

 

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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 Redistricting, Special was held on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, in the Senate Chamber.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Joan Huffman, Chair

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair

Senator Carol Alvarado

Senator Brian Birdwell

 

 

Senator Dawn Buckingham

 

 

Senator Donna Campbell

 

 

Senator Kelly Hancock

 

 

Senator Bryan Hughes

 

 

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

 

 

Senator Robert Nichols

 

 

Senator Angela Paxton

 

 

Senator Charles Perry

 

 

Senator Royce West

 

 

Senator John Whitmire

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 9:01 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

The following committee members attended/participated via videoconference:

Senator Paul Bettencourt

Senator Nathan Johnson

Senator JosÚ MenÚndez

 

The following non-committee members attended/participated in-person:

Senator Judith Zaffirini

Senator Drew Springer

Senator Lois Kolkhorst

 

Dr. Lloyd Potter, Texas Demographer provided invited testimony.

 

The following witnesses provided public testimony via videoconferencing (see attached witness list).

 

At 10:20 AM Senator Huffman moved that the Committee stand recessed.

 

At 10:37 AM Senator Huffman reconvened the meeting.

 

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

 

There being no further business, at 11:14 AM 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