The House Committee on Elections

82nd Legislature

September 24, 2012

10:00 a.m.

E2.014

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on September 19, 2012, the House Committee on Elections met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Taylor, Larry, at 10:08 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Taylor, Larry; Burkett; Farias; Isaac; and King, Phil.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

INTERIM CHARGE NUMBER 2

 

The chair laid out Interim Charge Number 2 which states, Examine the benefits and risks of using mobile voting stations in Texas.

 

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

 

INTERIM CHARGE NUMBER 3

 

The chair laid out Interim Charge Number 3 which states, Examine ways to more clearly define a residence address for voter registration purposes, giving special consideration to college-age students.

 

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

 

(Representative Branch now present.)

 

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

 

INTERIM CHARGE NUMBER 4

 

The chair laid out Interim Charge Number 4 which states, Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction and the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 82nd Legislature.

 

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

 

(Representative Veasey now present.)

 

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

 

At 12:50 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.

 

 

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Rep. Taylor, Larry, Chair

 

 

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Nicole Sunstrum, Clerk