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MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

9:30 AM or upon adjournment

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 Health & Human Services was held on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, in the Senate Chamber.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Lois Kolkhorst, Chair

 

None

Senator Charles Perry, Vice Chair

 

 

Senator CÚsar Blanco

 

 

Senator Bob Hall

 

 

Senator Kelly Hancock

 

 

Senator Bryan Hughes

 

 

Senator Morgan LaMantia

 

 

Senator Borris Miles

 

 

Senator Kevin Sparks

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 9:36 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

The following members arrived after the roll was called:

Senator Bryan Hughes

Senator Morgan LaMantia

 

The chair laid out SB 7 and recognized the author, Senator Middleton, to explain the bill.

 

Public testimony was heard on 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 Hall moved that SB 7 be reported favorably 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. Senator Miles and Senator LaMantia submitted a motion in writing requesting to be shown voting nay on SB 7.

 

There being no further business, at 12:28 PM Senator Perry moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

 

 

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Kimberly Robertson, Clerk