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The House Committee on Land & Resource Management

80th Legislature

March 14, 2007

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

E2.014

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on March 9, 2007, the House Committee on Land & Resource Management met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Mowery, at 8:05 a.m.

 

The roll was answered as follows:

 

Present:              Representatives Mowery; Zerwas; Callegari; Cook, Robby; Geren; Pickett; Ritter (7).

 

Absent:              Representatives Orr; Davis, Yvonne (2).

 

A quorum was present.

 

HB 699

 

The chair laid out HB 699 as pending business.

 

(Representative Orr now present.)

 

Representative Pickett moved that  HB 699, 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 Mowery; Orr; Zerwas; Callegari; Cook, Robby; Geren; Pickett; Ritter (8).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representative Davis, Yvonne  (1).

 

HB 1387

 

The chair laid out HB 1387 as pending business.

 

Representative Geren moved that  HB 1387, 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 Mowery; Orr; Zerwas; Callegari; Cook, Robby; Geren; Pickett; Ritter (8).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None (0).

 

Absent:                          Representative Davis, Yvonne  (1).

 

HB 610

 

The chair laid out HB 610.

 

Representative Geren offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

(Representative Davis, Yvonne now present.)

 

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

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Zerwas moved that HB 610, 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 Mowery; Orr; Zerwas; Callegari; Cook, Robby; Davis, Yvonne; Geren; Pickett; Ritter (9).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          None  (0).

 

HB 1732

 

The chair laid out HB 1732.

 

The chair recognized Representative Kuempel to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

 

At 9:55 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was recessed until final adjournment or recess of the House of Representatives, or, if suspension of the rules permits, during reading and referral of bills, March 14, 2007.

 

The committee reconvened at 1:46 p.m. after a suspension of the rules on the House floor to allow the committee to meet during the reading and referral of bills. The meeting was called to order by the chair, Representative Mowery. The roll was answered as follows:

 

Present:              Representatives Mowery; Zerwas; Callegari; Cook, Robby; Geren (5).

 

Absent:              Representatives Orr; Davis, Yvonne; Pickett; Ritter (4).

 

A quorum was present.

 

HB 1732 and HB 1736

 

The chair laid out HB 1732 as pending business, and laid out HB 1736.

 

The chair recognized Representative Geren to explain HB 1736.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Davis, Yvonne now present.)

 

(Representative Pickett now present.)

 

(Representative Orr now present.)

 

(Representative Orr in chair.)

 

(Representative Mowery in chair.)

 

(Representative Ritter now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Kuempel to close on the measures.

 

The bills were left pending without objection.

 

HB 1626

 

The chair laid out HB 1626.

 

Representative Cook, Robby offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

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

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

At 6:05 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