MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON REDISTRICTING, SPECIAL

Thursday, February 4, 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 Thursday, February 4, 2021, in the Senate Chamber.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Joan Huffman, Chair

 

Senator Bryan Hughes

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair

 

 

Senator Carol Alvarado

Senator Brian Birdwell

 

 

 

Senator Kelly Hancock

 

 

Senator Nathan Johnson

 

 

Senator Robert Nichols

 

 

Senator Angela Paxton

 

 

Senator Royce West

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 9:04 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

The following members attended/participated via videoconference:

Senator Paul Bettencourt

Senator Dawn Buckingham

Senator Donna Campbell

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

Senator JosÚ MenÚndez

Senator Charles Perry

Senator John Whitmire

 

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

Senator Bob Hall

 

The following non-committee members attended/participated via videoconference:

Senator Beverly Powell

Senator Judith Zaffirini

 

 

Dr. Lloyd Potter, Texas Demographer provided invited testimony.

 

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

list).

 

At 10:22 AM Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

At 11:07 AM Senator Huffman resumed the chair.

 

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

 

There being no further business, at 12:17 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