The House Committee on Appropriations

82nd Legislature

March 14, 2011

During reading and referral of bills



Pursuant to a suspension of the 5-day posting rule on March 14, 2011, and being granted permission to meet while the House was in session on March 14, 2011, the House Committee on Appropriations met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Pitts, at 2:32 p.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Pitts; Turner; Aycock; Button; Chisum; Crownover; Darby; Dukes; Giddings; Gooden; Hochberg; King, Susan; Margo; Miller, Doug; Morrison; Otto; Schwertner; Shelton; Torres; Villarreal; and Zerwas.


A quorum was present.


HB 4 & HB 275


The chair laid out HB 275.


The chair laid out HB 4.


The committee heard from resource witnesses from the Comptrollerís Office and the Legislative Budget Board on the state budget.


(Representative Patrick, Diane now present.)


(Representative Martinez, "Mando" now present.)


(Representative Chisum in chair.)


(Representative Pitts in chair.)


(Representative Riddle now present.)


The chair left HB 275 pending.


The chair left HB 4 pending.


At 3:41 p.m., on the motion of Representative Pitts and without objection, the meeting was adjourned.




Rep. Pitts, Chair




Jonathon Storms, Clerk