The House Committee on Redistricting

82nd Legislature

April 1, 2011

3:00 p.m.



Pursuant to an announcement from the House floor on April 1, 2011 and permission granted to meet while the House is in session on April 1, 2011, the House Committee on Redistricting met in a formal meeting and was called to order by the chair, Representative Solomons, at 3:13 p.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Solomons; Villarreal; Alonzo; Alvarado; Aycock; Branch; Eissler; Geren; Harless; Hunter; Keffer; Madden; Pena; Phillips; Pickett; and Veasey.


A quorum was present.


The chair offered a complete committee substitute.


Representative Harless offered an amendment to the committee substitute.


The committee substitute was adopted without objection


The amendment was adopted without objection.


Representative Hunter moved that HB 600, as substituted and amended, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:


Ayes:                           Representatives Solomons; Villarreal; Aycock; Branch; Eissler; Geren; Harless; Hunter; Keffer; Madden; Pena; Phillips (12).


Nays:                           Representatives Alonzo; Alvarado; Pickett; Veasey (4).


Present, Not Voting:   None (0).


Absent:                        Representative Hilderbran (1).


The chair directed the staff to incorporate the amendments into a committee substitute.


At 3:24 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Solomons, Chair




Bonnie Bruce, Clerk