** REVISION **
SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Finance

TIME & DATE: 10:00 AM, Tuesday, January 30, 2018

PLACE: E1.036 (Finance Room)
CHAIR: Senator Jane Nelson

 

The Senate Finance Committee will meet on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 10:00am to hear invited and public testimony on the following interim charges:

 

                Trauma Funding: Review revenue sources currently funding the state's trauma system and the impact of declining revenues and balances in General Revenue - Dedicated accounts. Evaluate the impact of statutory changes affecting trauma system funding, including efforts to eliminate the Driver Responsibility Program. Examine ways to ensure sustainability of the trauma system in Texas.

 

                Texas Emission Reduction Plan: Review the Texas Emission Reduction Plan (TERP) and its economic benefits to the state. Examine whether the state's investment in TERP, including transfers from the Department of Transportation, are being effectively utilized to comply with federal air quality standards, reduce pollution, and protect the public health of Texans.

 

                Fee Structure Review: Review state General Revenue - Dedicated fees and make recommendations to reduce fees and lessen reliance on General Revenue - Dedicated fee balances to certify the budget.

 

The Committee will also hear invited testimony only regarding Hurricane Harvey Relief and Recovery.

 

 

 

** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **