The House Committee on Business & Industry

81st Legislature

February 23, 2009

2:00 p.m. or upon final adjourn./recess



Pursuant to a suspension of the 5-day posting rule on February 19, 2009, the House Committee on Business & Industry met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Deshotel, at 3:44 p.m.


The roll was answered as follows:


Present:              Representatives Deshotel; Christian; England; Gattis; Keffer; Orr; Quintanilla; Turner, Sylvester (8).


Absent:              Representatives Elkins; Giddings; Miller, Sid (3).


A quorum was present.


(Representative Elkins now present.)


(Representative Miller, Sid now present.)


(Representative Giddings now present.)


Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)


At 6:09 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Deshotel, Chair




Ben Fitzgibbons, Clerk