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The House Committee on Energy Resources

81st Legislature

April 22, 2009

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

E1.010

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on April 17, 2009, and revised on April 20, 2009, the House Committee on Energy Resources met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Keffer, at 3:16 p.m.

 

The roll was answered as follows:

 

Present:              Representatives Keffer; Crownover; Crabb; Farabee; Hardcastle; Rios Ybarra (6).

 

Absent:              Representatives Craddick; Gonzalez Toureilles; Strama (3).

 

A quorum was present.

 

SB 1658

 

The chair laid out SB 1658, the companion to HB 3292.

 

Representative Crownover moved that SB 1658, 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; Farabee; Hardcastle; Rios Ybarra (6).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Craddick; Gonzalez Toureilles; Strama  (3).

 

HB 1883

 

The chair laid out HB 1883 as pending business.

 

Representative Farabee offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Farabee moved that HB 1883, 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; Farabee; Hardcastle; Rios Ybarra (6).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Craddick; Gonzalez Toureilles; Strama  (3).

 

HB 3346

 

The chair laid out HB 3346 as pending business.

 

Representative Farabee moved that HB 3346, 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; Farabee; Hardcastle; Rios Ybarra (6).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Craddick; Gonzalez Toureilles; Strama  (3).

 

HB 2915

 

The chair laid out HB 2915.

 

Representative Hardcastle offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative McReynolds to explain the measure.

 

(Representative Gonzalez Toureilles now present.)

 

(Representative Craddick now present.)

 

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 1823

 

The chair laid out HB 1823.

 

The chair recognized Representative Ortiz, Jr. to explain the measure.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Ortiz, Jr. to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HJR 123

 

The chair laid out HJR 123.

 

Representative Farabee offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hancock to explain the measure.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Hancock to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3145

 

The chair laid out HB 3145.

 

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 bill was left pending without objection.

 

 

HB 3045

 

The chair laid out HB 3045.

 

Representative Rios Ybarra offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Farias to explain the measure.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Farias to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Hardcastle in chair.)

 

SB 540

 

The chair laid out SB 540.

 

The chair recognized Representative Keffer to explain the measure.

 

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

 

(Representative Strama now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Keffer to close on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Keffer in chair.)

 

HB 280

 

The chair recalled HB 280 from subcommittee.

 

Representative Hardcastle offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Anchia to explain the measure.

 

The chair recognized Representative Anchia to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB1993, HB2210, HB2783

 

The chair recalled HB1993, HB2210, HB2783 from subcommittee.

 

Representative Rios Ybarra offered a complete committee substitute to HB 1993.

 

The chair recognized Representative Anchia to explain the committee substitute to HB 1993.

 

Representative Hardcastle offered a complete committee substitute to HB 2210.

 

The chair recognized Representative Anchia to explain the committee substitute to HB 2210.

 

Representative Gonzalez Toureilles offered a complete committee substitute to HB 2783.

 

The chair recognized Representative Anchia to explain the committee substitute to HB 2783. 

 

The chair recognized Representative Anchia to close on the measures.

 

The committee substitute to HB 1993 was withdrawn without objection.

 

The committee substitute to HB 2210 was withdrawn without objection.

 

The committee substitute to HB 2783 was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bills were left pending without objection.

 

HB 3405

 

The chair recalled HB 3405 from subcommittee.

 

Representative Strama offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Swinford to explain the measure.

 

The chair recognized Representative Swinford to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2194

 

The chair recalled HB 2194 from subcommittee.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

HB 4309

 

The chair recalled HB 4309 from subcommittee.

 

Representative Strama offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Crownover to explain the measure.

 

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 1391

 

The chair recalled HB 1391 from subcommittee.

 

Representative Rios Ybarra offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Strama to explain the measure.

 

The chair recognized Representative Strama to close on the measure.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

At 6:11 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