The House Committee on Appropriations

82nd Legislature

February 25, 2011

7:00 a.m.

E1.030

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on February 18, 2011, the House Committee on Appropriations met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Pitts, at 7:12 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Pitts; Turner; Button; Chisum; Crownover; Darby; Gooden; Hochberg; King, Susan; Margo; Martinez, "Mando"; Miller, Doug; Morrison; Otto; Riddle; Schwertner; Shelton; and Torres.

 

A quorum was present.


 

Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)

 

Department of Agriculture

 

The chair laid out the subcommittee recommendations for the Department of Agriculture.

 

The chair pended item number two under technical corrections.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Giddings now present.)

 

Representative Riddle move to adopt the subcommittee recommendations as amended. The motion was adopted without objection.

 

Animal Health Commission

 

The chair laid out the subcommittee recommendations for the Animal Health Commission.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Aycock now present.)

 

Representative Miller moved to adopt the subcommittee recommendations. The motion was adopted without objection.

 

Commission on Environmental Quality

 

The chair laid out the subcommittee recommendations for the Commission on Environmental Quality.

 

(Representative Eiland now present.)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)

 

Representative Giddings moved to pend the subcommittee recommendations. The motion was adopted without objection.

 

General Land Office & Veterans Land Board

 

The chair laid out the subcommittee recommendations for the General Land Office & Veterans

Land Board.

 

Representative Torres moved to adopt the subcommittee recommendations. The motion was adopted without objection.

 

Parks & Wildlife Department

 

The chair laid out the subcommittee recommendations for the Parks & Wildlife Department.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)

 

Representative Gooden moved to adopt the subcommittee recommendations. The motion was adopted without objection.

 

Railroad Commission

 

The chair laid out the subcommittee recommendation for the Railroad Commission.

 

Representative Torres moved to adopt the subcommittee recommendations. The motion was adopted without objection.

 

Soil & Water Conservation Board

 

The chair laid out the subcommittee recommendations for the Soil & Water Conservation Board.

 

Representative Gooden moved to adopt the subcommittee recommendations. The motion was adopted without objection.

 

Water Development Board

 

The chair laid out the subcommittee recommendations for the Water Development Board.

 

Representative Riddle moved to adopt the subcommittee recommendations. The motion was adopted without objection.

 

Debt Service Payments Non-Self Supporting G.O. Water Bonds

 

The chair laid out the subcommittee recommendations for the Debt Service Payments Non-Self Supporting G.O. Water Bonds.

 

Representative Gooden moved to adopt the subcommittee recommendations. The motion was adopted without objection.

 


 

At 9:23 a.m., on the motion of Representative Pitts and without objection, the meeting was adjourned.

 

 

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Rep. Pitts, Chair

 

 

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Jonathon Storms, Clerk