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The House Committee on Human Services

80th Legislature

March 22, 2007

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

E2.026

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on March 16, 2007, the House Committee on Human Services met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Rose, at 1:40 p.m.

 

The roll was answered as follows:

 

Present:              Representatives Rose; Davis, John; Eissler; Herrero; Naishtat; Parker; Pierson (7).

 

Absent:              Representatives King, Susan; Hughes (2).

 

A quorum was present.

 

The chair directed that the March 15, 2007, minutes for the House Committee on Human Services be corrected. The corrected minutes were authorized without objection.

 

HB 75

 

The chair laid out HB 75 as pending business.

 

The chair recognized Representative Naishtat to explain the measure.

 

The chair recognized Representative Naishtat to close on the measure.

 

Representative Herrero moved that HB 75, 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 Rose; Davis, John; Herrero; Naishtat; Parker; Pierson (6).

 

Nays:                             Representative Eissler (1).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives King, Susan; Hughes  (2).

 

HB 518

 

The chair laid out HB 518 as pending business.

 

Representative Rose offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Naishtat to explain the measure.

 

The chair recognized Representative Naishtat to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

(Representative King, Susan now present.)

 

Representative Pierson moved that HB 518, 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 Rose; King, Susan; Davis, John; Eissler; Herrero; Naishtat; Parker; Pierson (8).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representative Hughes  (1).

 

HB 1230

 

The chair laid out HB 1230 as pending business.

 

Representative Naishtat moved that HB 1230, 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 Rose; King, Susan; Davis, John; Eissler; Herrero; Naishtat; Parker; Pierson (8).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representative Hughes  (1).

 

HB 1633

 

The chair laid out HB 1633 as pending business.

 

Representative Rose offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Rose moved that HB 1633, as substituted, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed and be sent to the Committee on Local and Consent Calendars. The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                             Representatives Rose; King, Susan; Davis, John; Eissler; Herrero; Naishtat; Parker; Pierson (8).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representative Hughes  (1).

 

HB 1972

 

The chair laid out HB 1972 as pending business.

 

Representative Rose moved that HB 1972, 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 Rose; King, Susan; Davis, John; Eissler; Herrero; Naishtat; Parker; Pierson (8).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representative Hughes  (1).

 

HB 1891

 

The chair laid out HB 1891.

 

Representative Rose offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Goolsby to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Goolsby to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 96

 

The chair laid out HB 96.

 

Representative Rose offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Martinez, "Mando" to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Martinez, "Mando" to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1759

 

The chair laid out HB 1759.

 

The chair recognized Representative Deshotel to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Deshotel to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2177

 

The chair laid out HB 2177.

 

The chair recognized Representative Deshotel to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Deshotel to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1112

 

The chair laid out HB 1112.

 

Representative Rose offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Turner to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Turner to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2215

 

The chair laid out HB 2215.

 

The chair recognized Representative Turner to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Turner to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 662

 

The chair laid out HB 662.

 

The chair recognized Representative Dukes to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Dukes to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 321

 

The chair laid out HB 321.

 

The chair recognized Representative Dukes to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative King, Susan in chair.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Dukes to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 854

 

The chair laid out HB 854.

 

The chair recognized Representative Naishtat to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Rose in chair.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Naishtat to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

At 5:30 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