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The House Committee on Land & Resource Management

80th Legislature

March 28, 2007

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

E2.014

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on March 23, 2007, the House Committee on Land & Resource Management met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Mowery, at 8:02 a.m.

 

The roll was answered as follows:

 

Present:              Representatives Mowery; Orr; Zerwas; Callegari; Geren; Pickett; Ritter (7).

 

Absent:              Representatives Cook, Robby; Davis, Yvonne (2).

 

A quorum was present.

 

The chair recognized Representative Orr to give an informal update to the Committee on the work done by the Subcommittee on Eminent Domain.

 

HB 1067

 

The chair laid out HB 1067.

 

Representative Zerwas offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Murphy to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Murphy to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Callegari moved that HB 1067, 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; Callegari; Geren; Pickett; Ritter (7).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Cook, Robby; Davis, Yvonne  (2).

 

HB 1100

 

The chair laid out HB 1100.

 

Representative Orr offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Lucio III to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Lucio III to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Callegari moved that HB 1100, 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; Callegari; Pickett (5).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Cook, Robby; Davis, Yvonne; Geren; Ritter  (4).

 

HB 2281

 

The chair laid out HB 2281.

 

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

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

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

 

Representative Pickett moved that HB 2281, 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; Pickett (5).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Cook, Robby; Davis, Yvonne; Geren; Ritter  (4).

 

HB 631

 

The chair laid out HB 631.

 

The chair recognized Representative Orr to explain the measure.

 

The chair recognized Representative Orr to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

At 8:47 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was recessed until final adjournment of the House of Representatives, or, if suspension of the rules permits, during reading and referral of bills, March 28, 2007.

 

The committee reconvened at 12:36 p.m and was called to order by the chair, Representative Mowery. The roll was answered as follows:

 

Present:              Representatives Mowery; Orr; Geren; Pickett; Ritter (5).

 

Absent:              Representatives Zerwas; Callegari; Cook, Robby; Davis, Yvonne (4).

 

A quorum was present.

 

HB 1472

 

The chair laid out HB 1472 as pending business.

 

Representative Orr offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Orr moved that HB 1472, 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; Geren; Pickett; Ritter (5).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Zerwas; Callegari; Cook, Robby; Davis, Yvonne  (4).

 

HB 2819

 

The chair laid out HB 2819.

 

The chair recognized Representative Ritter to explain the measure.

 

(Representative Davis, Yvonne now present.)

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Callegari now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Ritter to close on the measure.

 

Representative Geren moved that HB 2819, 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; Callegari; Davis, Yvonne; Geren; Ritter (6).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

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

 

HB 3057

 

The chair laid out HB 3057.

 

The chair recognized Representative Callegari to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Callegari to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

At 1:01 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