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The House Committee on Land & Resource Management

80th Legislature

April 11, 2007

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

E2.014

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on April 5, 2007, the House Committee on Land & Resource Management met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Mowery, at 8:01 a.m.

 

The roll was answered as follows:

 

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

 

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

 

A quorum was present.

 

SB 1012

 

The chair laid out SB 1012.

 

Representative Cook, Robby offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Eissler to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Ritter now present.)

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Callegari moved that SB 1012, 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; Cook, Robby; Ritter (6).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Davis, Yvonne; Geren; Pickett  (3).

 

(Representative Pickett now present.)

 

HB 3232

 

The chair laid out HB 3232.

 

The chair recognized Representative Olivo to explain the measure.

 

(Representative Geren now present.)

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Davis, Yvonne now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Olivo to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2349

 

The chair laid out HB 2349.

 

The chair recognized Representative Thompson to explain the measure.

 

The chair recognized Representative Thompson to close on the measure.

 

Representative Davis, Yvonne moved that HB 2349, 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; Callegari; Cook, Robby; Davis, Yvonne (5).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Zerwas; Geren; Pickett; Ritter  (4).

 

At 9:59 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 the rules permits, during reading and referral of bills, April 11, 2007.

 

The committee reconvened at 7:53 p.m. after a request to grant permission for all committees and subcommittees to meet while the house was in session during bill referral, pursuant to their committee postings, and that for purposes of that motion, those committees and subcommittees that were scheduled to meet upon adjournment be considered to be scheduled to meet upon final recess pursuant to House Rule 4, Section 9.  The meeting was called to order by the chair, Representative Mowery. The roll was answered as follows:

 

Present:              Representatives Mowery; Orr; Zerwas; Callegari; Cook, Robby; Ritter (6).

 

Absent:              Representatives Davis, Yvonne; Geren; Pickett (3).

 

A quorum was present.

 

HB 3378

 

The chair laid out HB 3378.

 

The chair recognized Representative Truitt to explain the measure.

 

(Representative Geren now present.)

 

(Representative Davis, Yvonne now present.)

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Truitt to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2798

 

The chair laid out HB 2798.

 

The chair recognized Representative Guillen to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Guillen to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3768

 

The chair laid out HB 3768.

 

Representative Orr offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Smith, Todd to explain the measure.

 

(Representative Pickett now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Smith, Todd to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Orr moved that HB 3768, 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; Cook, Robby; Pickett; Ritter (5).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

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

 

(Representative Davis, Yvonne now present.)

 

HB 3624

 

The chair laid out HB 3624 as pending business.

 

Representative Ritter offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Ritter to explain the measure.

 

The chair recognized Representative Ritter to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Cook, Robby moved that HB 3624, 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; Cook, Robby; Davis, Yvonne; Pickett; Ritter (6).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Zerwas; Callegari; Geren  (3).

 

HB 3410

 

The chair laid out HB 3410.

 

The chair recognized Representative Gattis to explain the measure.

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Gattis to close on the measure.

 

Representative Pickett moved that HB 3410, 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; Cook, Robby; Davis, Yvonne; Pickett; Ritter (6).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Zerwas; Callegari; Geren  (3).

 

HB 3486

 

The chair laid out HB 3486.

 

The chair recognized Representative Kolkhorst to explain the measure.

 

(Representative Callegari now present.)

 

Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Kolkhorst to close on the measure.

 

Representative Cook, Robby moved that HB 3486, 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; Cook, Robby; Pickett; Ritter (6).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Zerwas; Davis, Yvonne; Geren  (3).

 

HB 3378

 

The chair laid out HB 3378 as pending business.

 

Representative Orr moved that HB 3378, 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; Cook, Robby; Pickett; Ritter (6).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Zerwas; Davis, Yvonne; Geren  (3).

 

(Representative Davis, Yvonne now present.)

 

HB 3057

 

The chair laid out HB 3057 as pending business.

 

Representative Callegari offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Callegari to explain the measure.

 

(Representative Geren now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Callegari to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

At 9:28 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