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Senate Audio/Video Archive — 2006
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Archived audio/video recordings of Senate Chamber proceedings, Senate Committee hearings, and other archived events are streamed over the Internet in H.264 format, which can be viewed in most modern desktop browsers and across a variety of mobile devices. For a list of recommended system requirements, please see these video streaming suggestions.

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Please note that the Texas Senate does not record committee meetings to video tape or DVD; The digital streaming videos found on this website are the only available video content. Official audio recordings and transcripts are available from the Senate Staff Services office at (512) 463-0430.

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Date Program Title Duration Play
12/12/06Sunset Advisory Commission (Part II)02h:04mplay
12/12/06Sunset Advisory Commission (Part I)02h:18mplay
11/30/06Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis
Regarding Senate Bill 124 relating to motor vehicle emissions
00h:31mplay
11/28/06Study Commission on Transportation Financing01h:46mplay
11/27/06Legislative Budget Board00h:23mplay
11/18/06Royce West's Governor for a Day Celebrations
Inauguration Ceremony
01h:45mplay
11/14/06Sunset Advisory Commission11h:03mplay
11/14/06Senate Committee on Health & Human Services03h:48mplay
11/14/06Senate Committee on Finance05h:13mplay
11/13/06Senate Committee on Finance05h:14mplay
11/09/06Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Business & Commerce, with Senate Committee on Transportation & Homeland Security02h:11mplay
11/09/06Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Business & Commerce, with House Committee on Regulated Industries04h:07mplay
11/02/06Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis
Senator Ellis with recently exonerated Larry Fuller
00h:34mplay
10/31/06Senate Committee on Finance04h:54mplay
10/30/06Study Commission on Availability of Pre-Owned Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicles03h:14mplay
10/30/06Senate Committee on Finance06h:08mplay
10/25/06Joint Interim Committee to Study the Power of Eminent Domain04h:53mplay
10/24/06Senate Subcommittee on Emerging Technologies & Economic Development04h:23mplay
10/24/06Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade07h:49mplay
10/24/06Senate Committee on Finance03h:50mplay
10/23/06Senate Committee on Finance02h:05mplay
10/18/06Senate Committee on State Affairs04h:18mplay
10/18/06Senate Committee on Education04h:50mplay
10/17/06Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on State Affairs & Senate Committee on Health and Human Services08h:22mplay
10/17/06Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Finance & Senate Committee on Education04h:05mplay
10/16/06Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations02h:42mplay
10/16/06Senate Committee on Finance04h:01mplay
10/13/06Senate Committee on Education06h:18mplay
10/11/06Senate Committee on Natural Resources04h:17mplay
10/11/06Senate Committee on Jurisprudence07h:31mplay
10/10/06Senate Committee on Finance03h:18mplay
10/09/06Senate Committee on Finance04h:18mplay
10/09/06Press Conference: Lt. Governor David Dewhurst
On Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) in Texas public schools
00h:12mplay
10/05/06Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on the Edwards Aquifer02h:13mplay
10/04/06Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations02h:33mplay
10/04/06Senate Committee on Education05h:02mplay
10/03/06Senate Committee on Finance05h:15mplay
10/02/06Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations02h:03mplay
10/02/06Senate Committee on Finance06h:17mplay
09/27/06Joint Select Committee to Study the Medical Peer Review Process02h:53mplay
09/26/06Senate Committee on Finance02h:26mplay
09/26/06Joint Interim Committee on Windstorm Coverage and Budgetary Impact03h:47mplay
09/26/06Joint Hearing: Senate Committees on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations and Base Realignment & Closure
Road Meeting: El Paso, TX (Audio only.)
04h:02mplay
09/25/06Senate Committee on Finance05h:41mplay
09/22/06Joint Hearing: Senate and House Committees on Natural Resources
Road Meeting: San Antonio (Audio only, Part 2 of 2)
04h:53mplay
09/22/06Joint Hearing: Senate and House Committees on Natural Resources
Road Meeting: San Antonio (Audio only, Part 1 of 2)
02h:15mplay
09/20/06Senate Committee on Education04h:30mplay
09/19/06Senate Committee on Health and Human Services08h:11mplay
09/19/06Senate Committee on Finance04h:17mplay
09/14/06Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education03h:28mplay
09/14/06Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Finance & Subcommittee on Higher Education03h:30mplay
09/13/06Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations03h:43mplay
09/13/06Senate Committee on Finance05h:18mplay
09/12/06Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations
Road Meeting: Webster, TX (Audio only.) - Morning Hearing
02h:09mplay
09/12/06Joint Hearing: Senate Committees on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations and Base Realignment & Closure
Road Meeting: Webster, TX (Audio only.) - Afternoon Hearing
01h:47mplay
09/06/06Senate Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs, and Coastal Resources04h:38mplay
08/30/06Senate Committee on Criminal Justice
Road Meeting: McAllen (Audio only.)
06h:03mplay
08/30/06Joint Select Committee on Windstorm Coverage and Budgetary Impact
Road Meeting: Corpus Christi (Audio only.) Initial 30 seconds are muffled.
03h:31mplay
08/24/06Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education02h:56mplay
08/24/06Senate Subcommittee on Base Realignment and Closure
Road Meeting: Corpus Christi (Audio only.)
04h:19mplay
08/24/06Senate Committee on Jurisprudence02h:58mplay
08/23/06Senate Committee on State Affairs03h:48mplay
08/23/06Senate Committee on Health & Human Services03h:02mplay
08/23/06Joint Hearing: Senate Committees on Health & Human Services and State Affairs04h:46mplay
08/09/06Senate Committee on Natural Resources
Road Meeting: Houston (Audio only.)
04h:36mplay
08/08/06Sunset Advisory Commission
Hearing regarding the Office of State-Federal Relations; various commission decisions.
02h:59mplay
08/08/06Senate Committee on Natural Resources
Road Meeting: Houston (Audio only.)
05h:51mplay
08/07/06Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade
Road Meeting: Houston (Audio only.)
05h:00mplay
07/27/06Senate Committee on State Affairs04h:15mplay
07/26/06Senate Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security
Road Meeting: Mission, TX (Audio only.)
03h:41mplay
07/26/06Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)04h:15mplay
07/26/06Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)03h:31mplay
07/25/06Department of Public Safety Conference
Presentation by DPS Driver License Division.
00h:58mplay
07/18/06Press Conference: Senator Barrientos
with LULAC on Redistricting
00h:09mplay
07/14/06Senate Committee on Natural Resources
2-Day Road Mtg. in Dallas: Audio only.
02h:58mplay
07/13/06Senate Committee on Natural Resources
2-Day Road Mtg. in Dallas: Audio only.
08h:30mplay
07/12/06Press Conference: Senator Barrientos
with the National Hispanic Contractors on safety issues.
00h:22mplay
06/29/06Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education03h:50mplay
06/29/06Senate Subcommittee on Capital Funding for Higher Education03h:09mplay
06/28/06Senate Committee on Natural Resources05h:44mplay
06/28/06Joint Select Committee on Windstorm Coverage and Budgetary Impact
Road Meeting: Galveston (Audio only.)
03h:34mplay
06/27/06Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)02h:47mplay
06/27/06Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)03h:51mplay
06/21/06Senate Committee on Criminal Justice04h:44mplay
06/16/06Senate Committee on Natural Resources05h:08mplay
06/13/06Senate Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security
Road Meeting: Fort Worth (Audio only.)
04h:06mplay
06/09/06Senate Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs and Coastal Resources
Road meeting in Corpus Christi (audio only)
02h:14mplay
05/16/06Senate Committee on Health and Human Services05h:46mplay
05/15/06Senate Third Called Session (Part II)
The 79th Senate, Third Called Session adjourns sine die.
02h:38mplay
05/15/06Senate Third Called Session (Part I)02h:03mplay
05/14/06Senate Third Called Session00h:46mplay
05/14/06Senate Subcommittee on Capital Funding for Higher Education00h:08mplay
05/14/06Senate Committee on Finance00h:35mplay
05/12/06Senate Third Called Session (Part IV)00h:39mplay
05/12/06Senate Third Called Session (Part III)
Audio Only
00h:39mplay
05/12/06Senate Third Called Session (Part II)06h:40mplay
05/12/06Senate Third Called Session (Part I)
Audio Only
06h:40mplay
05/12/06Senate Subcommittee on Capital Funding for Higher Education00h:03mplay
05/12/06Senate Committee on Finance01h:14mplay
05/12/06Senate Committee on Criminal Justice (Part II)
Audio Only
00h:01mplay
05/12/06Senate Committee on Criminal Justice (Part I)
Audio Only
00h:02mplay
05/12/06Senate Committee on Business and Commerce
Audio Only
00h:03mplay
05/11/06Senate Third Called Session00h:41mplay
05/11/06Senate Subcommittee on Capital Funding for Higher Education03h:13mplay
05/11/06Senate Committee on Finance01h:24mplay
05/10/06Senate Third Called Session (Part IV)04h:06mplay
05/10/06Senate Third Called Session (Part III)00h:00mplay
05/10/06Senate Third Called Session (Part II)00h:00mplay
05/10/06Senate Third Called Session (Part I)00h:39mplay
05/10/06Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade
Audio only.
04h:18mplay
05/09/06Senate Third Called Session03h:53mplay
05/09/06Senate Subcommittee on Emerging Technologies and Economic Development00h:26mplay
05/09/06Senate Committee on Finance01h:19mplay
05/08/06Senate Third Called Session01h:01mplay
05/05/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part III)00h:16mplay
05/05/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)01h:56mplay
05/05/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:31mplay
05/04/06Senate Third Called Session00h:59mplay
05/04/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:00mplay
05/04/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)00h:00mplay
05/03/06Senate Committee on Jurisprudence02h:24mplay
05/03/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part IV)00h:00mplay
05/03/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part III)02h:39mplay
05/03/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:02mplay
05/03/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:07mplay
05/02/06Senate Third Called Session (Part II)04h:58mplay
05/02/06Senate Third Called Session (Part I)00h:32mplay
05/02/06Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis
Press conference on criminal justice
00h:47mplay
05/01/06Senate Third Called Session (Part II)02h:45mplay
05/01/06Senate Third Called Session (Part I)01h:17mplay
05/01/06Senate Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs and Coastal Resources02h:00mplay
05/01/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)01h:20mplay
05/01/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)03h:27mplay
04/28/06Senate Third Called Session
Audio Only
00h:00mplay
04/28/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part IV)
Consideration of House Bills 1-4
00h:58mplay
04/28/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part III)
Consideration of House Bills 1-4
00h:02mplay
04/28/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)
Consideration of House Bills 1 - 4
02h:30mplay
04/28/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)
Consideration of House Bills 1 - 4  ***AUDIO ONLY
00h:38mplay
04/27/06Senate Third Called Session (Part II)
Audio only: afternoon session.
00h:00mplay
04/27/06Senate Third Called Session (Part I)
Audio only: afternoon session.
00h:49mplay
04/27/06Senate Committee on Government Organization (Part II)00h:37mplay
04/27/06Senate Committee on Government Organization (Part I)01h:54mplay
04/27/06Senate Committee on Business and Commerce (Part II)01h:16mplay
04/27/06Senate Committee on Business and Commerce (Part I)01h:47mplay
04/26/06Senate Third Called Session
Audio only.
00h:00mplay
04/25/06Senate Third Called Session
Audio only.
00h:01mplay
04/25/06Senate Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security01h:56mplay
04/25/06Senate Committee on Business and Commerce (Part II)01h:11mplay
04/25/06Senate Committee on Business and Commerce (Part I)01h:32mplay
04/24/06Senate Third Called Session00h:17mplay
04/24/06Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education01h:52mplay
04/24/06Senate Committee on Finance03h:02mplay
04/21/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:50mplay
04/21/06Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)03h:18mplay
04/20/06Senate Third Called Session00h:16mplay
04/20/06Senate Committee on Jurisprudence00h:37mplay
04/20/06Senate Committee on Education (Part II)02h:38mplay
04/20/06Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:45mplay
04/19/06Study Commission on Transportation Financing02h:52mplay
04/19/06Senate Committee on Finance02h:13mplay
04/18/06Senate Third Called Session00h:14mplay
04/18/06Senate Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security
Invited and public testimony regarding interim charges 1, 4, 5 and 6.
02h:56mplay
04/18/06Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)
Invited and public testimony regarding interim charges 3 and 8 which involve voter identification and lobbying practices, respectively.
02h:40mplay
04/18/06Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)
Invited and public testimony regarding interim charge 6, investigating imminent domain concerns
02h:33mplay
04/17/06Senate Third Called Session02h:18mplay
04/17/06Senate Committee on Administration
Hearing regarding SB9 and SJR6
00h:04mplay
04/17/06Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Criminal Justice / House Committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedure
Hearing w/ public and invited testimony regarding the TABC SIPS program.
01h:15mplay
04/03/06Senate Select Committee on Education Reform and Public School Finance: PART 2 of 2
Invited and public testimony regarding the Governor's Tax Reform Plan.
01h:17mplay
04/03/06Senate Select Committee on Education Reform and Public School Finance: PART 1 of 2
Invited and public testimony regarding the Governor's Tax Reform Plan. **NOTE: This part is available as AUDIO ONLY due to technical difficulties.
02h:39mplay
04/01/06Frank L. Madla's Governor for a Day Celebrations
Inauguration Ceremony
01h:38mplay
03/31/06Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations00h:49mplay
03/28/06Sunset Advisory Commission
Hearing regarding: Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, Texas Structural Pest Control Board, Texas Historical Commission, Texas Commission on the Arts, and public testimony.
08h:34mplay
03/23/06Senate Subcommittee on Capital Funding for Higher Education
Hearing to discuss tuition revenue bonds and PUF and HEF funding issues.
01h:24mplay
03/15/06Senate Finance Committee
Testimony regarding sales and use taxes in Texas
03h:14mplay
03/01/06Senate Health and Human Services Committee
Consider organizational business and hear testimony regarding HB 2292.
02h:31mplay
03/01/06Joint Hearing: Senate Finance, and Senate Transportation and Homeland Security Committees.
Testimony on interim charges relating to funding.
02h:12mplay
02/27/06Senate Select Committee on Education Reform and Public School Finance
Scheduled Hearing, and Public Testimony for the Feb. 6 hearing.
04h:04mplay
02/22/06Senate Finance Committee
Meeting to review health care funding regarding Medicaid, Medicare Part D, hospital reimbursements, and trauma and indigent care.
03h:06mplay
02/08/06Press Conference: Senator Eliot Shapleigh on the Asarco Air Permit Issue
Senator Shapleigh discusses opposition to the Asarco air permit renewal.
00h:18mplay
02/06/06Senate Committee on Education Reform and Public School Finance05h:54mplay
02/01/06Texas Legislative Council (TLC) Meeting
Business included confirming a new executive director of the TLC
00h:12mplay
02/01/06Senate Committee on Finance
State Auditor's Office (SAO) Reports
03h:30mplay
02/01/06Press Conference: Texas GRANTS Program
Sponsored by Senator Florence Shapiro
00h:10mplay
01/25/06Sunset Advisory Commission
Initial Meeting
00h:26mplay
01/25/06Press Conference by Senator Leticia Van de Putte
Regarding the Prescription Drug Benefit Plan
00h:29mplay
01/24/06Senate Select Committee on Education Reform and Public School Finance
Hearing to discuss the recent ruling from the Texas Supreme Court, and education reform.
03h:49mplay
01/18/06Senate Committee on Finance
Senate Finance Committee organizational business, testimony on Medicaid fraud, and State Auditor's Office (SAO) Article II Agency Reports
03h:58mplay