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The House Committee on Civil Practices

80th Legislature

March 28, 2007

Upon final adjourn./recess

E1.010

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on March 23, 2007, the House Committee on Civil Practices met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Cook, Byron, at 12:49 p.m.

 

The roll was answered as follows:

 

Present:              Representatives Cook, Byron; Strama; King, Phil; Martinez Fischer; Raymond; Woolley (6).

 

Absent:              Representatives Madden; Miller; Talton (3).

 

A quorum was present.

 

HB 2117

 

The chair laid out HB 2117 as pending business.

 

Representative Martinez Fischer offered a complete committee substitute.

 

Representative Strama moved adoption of the committee substitute.  The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Strama moved that HB 2117, as substituted, 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 Cook, Byron; Strama; King, Phil; Martinez Fischer; Raymond; Woolley (6).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Madden; Miller; Talton  (3).

 

HB 3281

 

The chair laid out HB 3281.

 

The chair recognized Representative King, Phil to explain the measure.

 

(Representative Miller now present.)

 

Representatives Gattis and Phillips participated in the committee discussion and offered remarks.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative King, Phil to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 196

 

The chair laid out HB 196.

 

The chair recognized Representative Gonzalez Toureilles to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Gonzalez Toureilles to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2010

 

The chair laid out HB 2010.

 

(Representative Talton now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Rose to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

Representative Strama moved that HB 2010, without amendments, 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 Cook, Byron; Strama; Raymond; Talton; Woolley (5).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives King, Phil; Madden; Martinez Fischer; Miller  (4).

 

Representatives King, Miller and Martinez Fisher were momentarily called from the hearing.  Had they been present, they would have voted in favor of the measure.

 

 

HB 3578

 

The chair laid out HB 3578.

 

The chair recognized Representative Rose to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Rose to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

At 4:19 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. Cook, Byron, Chair

 

 

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Sherri Walker, Clerk