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Official Minutes for House Committee on Urban Affairs

80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session

Formal Meeting of Thursday, May 10, 2007

Upon Lunch Recess

House Chamber, Desk No. 79

 

 

Pursuant to an ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE HOUSE FLOOR on Thursday, May 10, 2007, (House Journal, Page 3706, Daily Edition), the Committee on Urban Affairs, of the Texas House of Representatives, met in a FORMAL MEETING and was called to order by the Chairman, the Honorable Kevin Bailey, at 12:10 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2007.

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

The roll was answered as follows:

 

Present:                       Chairman Bailey;

                                     Chairman for Budget & Oversight Menéndez;

                                     Representative Latham;

                                     Representative Mallory Caraway (4).

 

Absent:                        Vice-Chairman Murphy;

                                     Representative Cohen;

                                     Representative Martinez Fischer (3).

 

A quorum was PRESENT.

 

 

SENATE BILL No. 1993

 

The Chairman laid out SENATE BILL No. 1993.

 

Representative Latham offered COMMITTEE AMENDMENT No. 1 to the measure.

 

Without objection, COMMITTEE AMENDMENT No. 1 was ADOPTED.

 

Representative Latham moved that SENATE BILL No. 1993, as AMENDED, be reported FAVORABLY to the full House of Representatives 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:                              Chairman Bailey;

                                       Chairman for Budget & Oversight Menéndez;

                                       Representative Latham;

                                       Representative Mallory Caraway (4).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None (0).

 

Absent:                          Vice-Chairman Murphy;

                                       Representative Cohen;

                                       Representative Martinez Fischer (3).

 

 

SENATE BILL No. 1183

 

The Chairman laid out SENATE BILL No. 1183.

 

Chairman for Budget & Oversight Menéndez moved that SENATE BILL No. 1183, WITHOUT AMENDMENT(S), be reported FAVORABLY to the full House of Representatives with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion PREVAILED by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                              Chairman Bailey;

                                       Chairman for Budget & Oversight Menéndez;

                                       Representative Latham;

                                       Representative Mallory Caraway (4).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None (0).

 

Absent:                          Vice-Chairman Murphy;

                                       Representative Cohen;

                                       Representative Martinez Fischer (3).

 

 

SENATE BILL No. 986

 

The Chairman laid out SENATE BILL No. 986.

 

Chairman for Budget & Oversight Menéndez moved that SENATE BILL No. 986, WITHOUT AMENDMENT(S), be reported FAVORABLY to the full House of Representatives with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion PREVAILED by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                              Chairman Bailey;

                                       Chairman for Budget & Oversight Menéndez;

                                       Representative Latham;

                                       Representative Mallory Caraway (4).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None (0).

 

Absent:                          Vice-Chairman Murphy;

                                       Representative Cohen;

                                       Representative Martinez Fischer (3).

 

 

SENATE BILL No. 1757

 

The Chairman laid out SENATE BILL No. 1757.

 

Chairman for Budget & Oversight Menéndez moved that SENATE BILL No. 1757, WITHOUT AMENDMENT(S), be reported FAVORABLY to the full House of Representatives with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion PREVAILED by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                              Chairman Bailey;

                                       Chairman for Budget & Oversight Menéndez;

                                       Representative Latham;

                                       Representative Mallory Caraway (4).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None (0).

 

Absent:                          Vice-Chairman Murphy;

                                       Representative Cohen;

                                       Representative Martinez Fischer (3).

 

 

DIRECT REFERRAL TO SUBCOMMITTEE ON HOUSING

 

The Chairman DIRECTLY REFERRED the following two bills to the SUBCOMMITTEE ON HOUSING, the membership of which was established on February 14, 2007:

 

SENATE BILL No. 1185 and SENATE BILL No. 1908.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

There being no further business to come before the Committee, at 12:18 p.m., on motion of the Chairman, and without objection, the FORMAL MEETING was declared concluded and the Committee stood ADJOURNED, subject to the call of the Chair.

 

 

 

 

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Rep. KEVIN BAILEY

Chairman

 

 

 

 

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GREGORY D. WATSON

Chief Committee Clerk