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The House Committee on Energy Resources

81st Legislature

April 15, 2009

1:00 p.m. or upon final adjourn./recess

E1.010

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on April 9, 2009, the House Committee on Energy Resources met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Keffer, at 1:44 p.m.

 

The roll was answered as follows:

 

Present:              Representatives Keffer; Crownover; Crabb; Craddick; Gonzalez Toureilles; Hardcastle; Rios Ybarra; Strama (8).

 

Absent:              Representative Farabee (1).

 

A quorum was present.

 

(Representative Farabee now present.)

 

HB 1526

 

The chair laid out HB 1526 as pending business.

 

Representative Hardcastle offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Hardcastle moved that HB 1526, 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 Keffer; Crownover; Crabb; Craddick; Farabee; Gonzalez Toureilles; Hardcastle; Rios Ybarra; Strama (9).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          None  (0).

 

HB 1533

 

The chair laid out HB 1533 as pending business.

 

Representative Strama offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Strama moved that HB 1533, 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 Keffer; Crownover; Crabb; Farabee; Gonzalez Toureilles; Hardcastle; Rios Ybarra; Strama (8).

 

Nays:                             Representative Craddick (1).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          None  (0).

 

HB 1537

 

The chair laid out HB 1537 as pending business.

 

Representative Gonzalez Toureilles offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Gonzalez Toureilles moved that HB 1537, 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 Keffer; Crownover; Crabb; Farabee; Gonzalez Toureilles; Hardcastle; Rios Ybarra; Strama (8).

 

Nays:                             Representative Craddick (1).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          None  (0).

 

HB 3292

 

The chair laid out HB 3292 as pending business.

 

Representative Craddick moved that HB 3292, 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 Keffer; Crownover; Crabb; Craddick; Farabee; Gonzalez Toureilles; Hardcastle; Rios Ybarra; Strama (9).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          None  (0).

 

HB 1420

 

The chair laid out HB 1420 as pending business.

 

Representative Farabee offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Farabee moved that HB 1420, 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 Keffer; Crabb; Craddick; Farabee; Gonzalez Toureilles; Hardcastle; Rios Ybarra; Strama (8).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representative Crownover  (1).

 

HB 4654

 

The chair laid out HB 4654.

 

The chair recognized Representative Chisum to explain the measure.

 

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

 

(Representative Hardcastle in chair.)

 

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

 

(Representative Keffer in chair.)

 

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

 

(Representative Crownover now present.)

 

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 2356

 

The chair laid out HB 2356.

 

Representative Farabee offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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 committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 499

 

The chair laid out HB 499.

 

The chair recognized Representative Orr to explain the measure.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Orr to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB4026, HB4027, HB4028

 

The chair laid out HB4026, HB4027, HB4028.

 

The chair recognized Representative Christian to explain the measures.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Christian to close on the measures.

 

The bills were left pending without objection.

 

HB 4345

 

The chair laid out HB 4345.

 

Representative Hardcastle offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Chisum to explain the measure.

 

(Representative Crownover in chair.)

 

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

 

(Representative Keffer in chair.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Chisum to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB3651, HJR115

 

The chair laid out HB3651, HJR115.

 

The chair recognized Representative Merritt to explain the measures.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Merritt to close on the measures.

 

The bills were left pending without objection.

 

At 4:46 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