SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Finance

TIME & DATE: 9:00 AM, Thursday, September 5, 2024

PLACE: E1.036 (Finance Room)
CHAIR: Senator Joan Huffman

 

The Senate Finance Committee will meet Thursday, September 5, 2024 at 9:00 AM to hearing invited and public testimony on the following interim charges:

 

Mental Health Services and Inpatient Facilities: Monitor the implementation of Senate Bill 30, 88th Legislature, Regular Session, with regard to appropriations made for expanding mental health services and inpatient facilities across the state. Report on the progress of inpatient facility construction projects. Assess and report on the effectiveness of spending on mental health services.

 

Monitor Infrastructure Funds: Monitor the appropriations supporting, and implementation of, the following legislation passed during the 88th Legislature, Regular or Special Sessions, and approved by voters, amending the Texas Constitution:

      Texas Energy Fund: Senate Bill 2627 and Senate Joint Resolution 93, 88th Legislature, Regular Session;

      Texas Water Fund: Senate Bill 28 and Senate Joint Resolution 75, 88th Legislature, Regular Session;

      Centennial Parks Conservation Fund: Senate Bill 1648 and Senate Joint Resolution 74, 88th Legislature, Regular Session; and

      Broadband Infrastructure Fund: House Bill 9 and House Joint Resolution 125, 88th Legislature, Regular Session.

 

Public testimony is limited to 2 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please provide 40 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Committee during the hearing.

 

 

 

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