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The House Committee on Human Services

80th Legislature

March 1, 2007

10:30 a.m. or upon final adjourn./recess

E2.026

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on February 23, 2007, and pursuant to a suspension of the five day posting rule on February 28, 2007 to allow the committee to consider HB 2020 and HB 2049, the House Committee on Human Services met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Rose, at 12:45 p.m.

 

The roll was answered as follows:

 

Present:              Representatives Rose; King, Susan; Davis, John; Herrero; Hughes; Parker (6).

 

Absent:              Representatives Eissler; Naishtat; Pierson (3).

 

A quorum was present.

 

Invited testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Naishtat now present.)

 

(Representative Herrero in chair.)

 

HB 109

 

The chair laid out HB 109.

 

The chair recognized Representative Rose to explain the measure.

 

The chair recognized Representative Rose to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Rose in chair.)

 

HB669, HB701, HB710, HB714, HB715, HB718, HB720, HB729, HB737, HB739, HB817, HB821, HB822, HB824, HB852, HB1095, HB1119, HB1162

 

The chair laid out the following identical bills dealing with CHIP: HB669, HB701, HB710, HB714, HB715, HB718, HB720, HB729, HB737, HB739, HB817, HB821, HB822, HB824, HB852, HB1095, HB1119, HB1162.

 

The chair recognized Representative Coleman to explain HB 669.

 

Representative Naishtat offered a complete committee substitute to HB 669.

 

The committee substitute to HB 669 was withdrawn without objection.

 

The chair recognized Representative Gonzales to explain HB 701.

 

The chair recognized Representative Heflin to explain HB 710.

 

The chair recognized Representative Herrero to explain HB 714.

 

The chair recognized Representative Bolton to explain HB 720.

 

The chair recognized Representative Dunnam to explain HB 729.

 

The chair recognized Representative Farias to explain HB 737.

 

The chair recognized Representative Herrero to explain HB 739.

 

The chair recognized Representative Olivo to explain HB 852.

 

The chair recognized Representative Coleman to explain HB 1162

 

The chair recognized Representative Lucio III to explain HB 1119.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The Chair closed on HB669, HB701, HB710, HB714, HB715, HB718, HB720, HB729, HB737, HB739, HB817, HB821, HB822, HB824, HB852, HB1095, HB1119, HB1162..

 

The bills were left pending without objection.

 

HB171, HB704, HB725

 

The chair laid out HB171, HB704, HB725.

 

The chair recognized Representative King, Susan to explain HB 171.

 

The chair recognized Representative King, Susan to close on HB 171.

 

The chair recognized Representative Herrero to explain HB 704.

 

The chair recognized Representative Herrero to close on HB 704.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hughes to explain HB 725.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hughes to close on HB 725.

 

The bills were left pending without objection.

 

HB 740

 

The chair laid out HB 740.

 

The chair recognized Representative Naishtat to explain the measure.

 

Representative Naishtat offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

At 7:49 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was recessed subject to the call of the chair.

 

The committee reconvened at 8:16 p.m. and was called to order by the chair, Representative Rose. The roll was answered as follows:

 

Present:              Representatives Rose; King, Susan; Hughes; Naishtat; Parker (5).

 

Absent:              Representatives Davis, John; Eissler; Herrero; Pierson (4).

 

A quorum was present.

 

HB 740

 

The chair laid out HB 740 as pending business.

 

The chair recognized Representative Naishtat to explain the measure.

 

Representative Naishtat offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Naishtat to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 816

 

The chair laid out HB 816.

 

The chair recognized Representative Naishtat to explain the measure.

 

The chair recognized Representative Naishtat to close on the measure.

 

 The bill was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative King, Susan in chair.)

 

HB 838

 

The chair laid out HB 838.

 

The chair recognized Representative Rose to explain the measure.

 

The chair recognized Representative Rose to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Rose in chair.)

 

HB 1051

 

The chair laid out HB 1051.

 

The chair recognized Representative Naishtat to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Naishtat to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative King, Susan in chair.)

 

HB 1261

 

The chair laid out HB 1261.

 

The chair recognized Representative Rose to explain the measure.

 

The chair recognized Representative Rose to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Rose in chair.)

 

HB 2049

 

The chair laid out HB 2049.

 

The chair recognized Representative Parker to explain the measure.

 

Representative Parker offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Parker to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

At 8:36 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. Rose, Chair

 

 

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Scott Pollard, Clerk