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The House Committee on Land & Resource Management

80th Legislature

February 21, 2007

8:00 a.m. or upon final adjourn./recess

E2.014

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on February 16, 2007, the House Committee on Land & Resource Management met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Mowery, at 8:10 a.m.

 

The roll was answered as follows:

 

Present:              Representatives Mowery; Orr; Zerwas; Cook, Robby; Geren; Pickett (6).

 

Absent:              Representatives Callegari; Davis, Yvonne; Ritter (3).

 

A quorum was present.

 

HB 699

 

The chair laid out HB 699.

 

The chair recognized Representative Turner to explain the measure.

 

(Representative Callegari now present.)

 

(Representative Davis, Yvonne now present.)

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Mowery to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1138

 

The chair laid out HB 1138.

 

The chair recognized Representative Leibowitz to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Leibowitz to close on the measure.

 

Representative Callegari moved that HB 1138, without amendments, 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 Mowery; Orr; Zerwas; Callegari; Davis, Yvonne; Geren (6).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Cook, Robby; Pickett; Ritter  (3).

 

HB 1311

 

The chair laid out HB 1311.

 

The chair recognized Representative Bonnen to explain the measure.

 

(Representative Pickett now present.)

 

(Representative Cook, Robby now present.)

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Bonnen to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1312

 

The chair laid out HB 1312.

 

The chair recognized Representative Bonnen to explain the measure.

 

The chair recognized Representative Bonnen to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 989

 

The chair laid out HB 989.

 

The chair recognized Representative Zerwas to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

The chair recognized Representative Zerwas to close on the measure.

 

Representative Pickett moved that HB 989, without amendments, 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 Mowery; Orr; Zerwas; Callegari; Cook, Robby; Davis, Yvonne; Geren; Pickett (8).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representative Ritter  (1).

 

At 9:41 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was recessed until Final Adjournment of the Full House, February 21, 2007.

 

The committee reconvened at 12:44 p.m. and was called to order by Representative Orr. The roll was answered as follows:

 

Present:              Representatives Orr; Zerwas; Cook, Robby; Davis, Yvonne; Geren; Pickett (6).

 

Absent:              Representatives Mowery; Callegari; Ritter (3).

 

A quorum was present.

 

HB 117

 

The chair laid out HB 117.

 

Representative Cook, Robby offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Brown, Fred to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Mowery now present.)

 

(Representative Mowery in chair.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Brown, Fred to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Cook, Robby moved that HB 117, 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 Mowery; Orr; Zerwas; Cook, Robby; Geren; Pickett (6).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Callegari; Davis, Yvonne; Ritter  (3).

 

(Representative Davis, Yvonne now present.)

 

HB217 and HJR30

 

The chair laid out HB217 and HJR30.

 

Representative Mowery offered a complete committee substitute to HB 217.

 

The chair recognized Representative Jackson, Jim to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Orr in chair.)

 

(Representative Mowery in chair.)

 

(Representative Callegari now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Jackson, Jim to close on the measure.

 

The joint resolution was left pending without objection.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 982

 

The chair laid out HB 982.

 

The chair recognized Representative Corte, Frank to explain the measure.

 

(Representative Orr in chair.)

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Mowery in chair.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Corte, Frank to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HJR 11

 

The chair laid out HJR 11.

 

The chair recognized Representative Corte, Frank to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Orr in chair.)

 

(Representative Mowery in chair.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Corte, Frank to close on the measure.

 

The joint resolution was left pending without objection.

 

HJR 12

 

The chair laid out HJR 12.

 

The chair recognized Representative Solomons to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Solomons to close on the measure.

 

The joint resolution was left pending without objection.

 

At 6:44 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. Mowery, Chair

 

 

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Trey Burke, Clerk