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The House Committee on Energy Resources

81st Legislature

March 25, 2009

1:00 p.m.

E1.010

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on March 20, 2009, and being granted permission to meet while the House is in session during the reading and referral of bills on March 25, 2009, the House Committee on Energy Resources met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Keffer, at 2:44 p.m.

 

The roll was answered as follows:

 

Present:              Representatives Keffer; Crownover; Crabb; Farabee; Hardcastle; Rios Ybarra; Strama (7).

 

Absent:              Representatives Craddick; Gonzalez Toureilles (2).

 

A quorum was present.

 

HB 469

 

The chair laid out HB 469.

 

Representative Strama offered a complete committee substitute.

 

Representative Hardcastle offered an amendment to the committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Strama to explain the amendment.

 

(Representative Gonzalez Toureilles now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative King, Phil to explain the measure.

 

(Representative Craddick now present.)

 

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

 

The amendment was withdrawn without objection.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 629

 

The chair laid out HB 629.

 

The chair recognized Representative Anchia to explain the measure.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Anchia to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2811

 

The chair laid out HB 2811.

 

Representative Crabb offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hardcastle to explain the measure.

 

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

 

(Representative Farabee in chair.)

 

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

 

(Representative Keffer in chair.)

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Hardcastle to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1731

 

The chair laid out HB 1731.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hardcastle to explain the measure.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Hardcastle to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB1231, HJR62

 

The chair laid out HB1231, HJR62.

 

The chair recognized Representative Farabee to explain the measures.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Farabee to close on the measures.

 

The bill and the joint resolution were left pending without objection.

 

HB1777, HJR73

 

The chair laid out HB1777, HJR73.

 

Representative Crownover offered a complete committee substitute to HB 1777.

 

The chair recognized Representative Deshotel to explain the measures.

 

(Representative Crownover in chair.)

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Deshotel to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill and the joint resolution were left pending without objection.

 

HB 1467

 

The chair laid out HB 1467.

 

The chair recognized Representative Chisum to explain the measure.

 

(Representative Keffer in chair.)

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Chisum to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2516

 

The chair laid out HB 2516.

 

The chair recognized Representative Chisum to explain the measure.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Chisum to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2259

 

The chair laid out HB 2259.

 

The chair recognized Representative Crownover to explain the measure.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Crownover to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2572

 

The chair laid out HB 2572.

 

Representative Farabee offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Gonzalez Toureilles to explain the measure.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Gonzalez Toureilles to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2582

 

The chair laid out HB 2582.

 

Representative Strama offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Gonzalez Toureilles to explain the measure.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Gonzalez Toureilles to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HCR 67

 

The chair laid out HCR 67.

 

Representative Rios Ybarra offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Farabee to explain the measure.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Farabee to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

The chair informed the committee that the following bills were referred to the Subcommittee on Energy Efficiency & Renewables:

 

HB 3145

HB 3149

HB 3345

HB 3375

HB 3405

HB 3567

HB 3706

HB 4086

HB 4309

HB 4327

 

At 7:48 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. Keffer, Chair

 

 

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Ky Ash, Clerk