MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

2:30 PM or upon adjournment

Senator Fraserís Desk

 

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Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources was held on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at Senator Fraserís Desk.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Troy Fraser, Chair

 

Senator Bob Deuell

Senator Craig Estes, Vice Chair

 

Senator Juan Hinojosa

Senator Robert Duncan

 

 

Senator Kevin Eltife

 

 

Senator Glenn Hegar

 

 

Senator Mike Jackson

 

 

Senator Robert Nichols

 

 

Senator Kel Seliger

 

 

Senator Carlos Uresti

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 3:15 PM.There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 573 and recognized the author, Senator Nichols, to explain the bill.Senator Nichols sent up a committee substitute; the chair recognized Senator Nichols to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the senate bill as filed.Senator Nichols moved adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.Senator Nichols moved that SB 573 do not pass but that CSSB 573 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.The motion carried with a record vote of 7 ayes, 2 nays, 0 present not voting, and 2 absent.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 637 and recognized the author, Senator Nichols, to explain the bill.Senator Nichols moved adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.Senator Nichols moved that SB 637 do not pass but that CSSB 637 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.The motion carried with a record vote of 8 ayes, 1 nays, 0 present not voting, and 2 absent.

 

There being no further business, at 3:19 PM Senator Fraser moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair.Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

 

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Senator Troy Fraser, Chair

 

 

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Tatum Reagan, Clerk