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The House Committee on Defense & Veterans' Affairs

81st Legislature

May 6, 2009

8:00 a.m.

E2.026

 

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on May 1, 2009, the House Committee on Defense & Veterans' Affairs met in a public hearing and was called to order by the acting chair, Representative Pickett at 8:09 a.m.

 

 

The roll was answered as follows:

 

Present:              Representatives Chavez; Edwards; Maldonado; Ortiz, Jr.; Pickett; Turner, Chris (6).

 

Absent:              Representatives Corte; Vaught; Farias (3).

 

 

A quorum was present.

 

 

 

SB1240

 

The chair laid out SB1240, the companion to HB 4146.

 

Representative Ortiz, Jr. moved that SB1240, without amendments, 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 Chavez; Edwards; Maldonado; Ortiz, Jr.; Pickett; Turner, Chris (6).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Corte; Vaught; Farias  (3).

 

 

 

 

 

SB835

 

The chair laid out SB835, the companion to HB2605.

 

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.

 

Representative Ortiz, Jr. moved that SB835, 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 Chavez; Edwards; Maldonado; Ortiz, Jr.; Pickett; Turner, Chris (6).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Corte; Vaught; Farias  (3).

 

 

SB1325

 

The chair laid out SB1325.

 

The chair explained the measure.

 

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

 

The chair closed on the measure.

 

Representative Edwards moved that SB1325, 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 Chavez; Edwards; Maldonado; Pickett; Turner, Chris (5).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Corte; Vaught; Farias; Ortiz, Jr.  (4).

 

 

SB 1958

 

The chair laid out SB 1958.

 

The chair explained the measure.

 

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

 

The chair closed on the measure.

 

 

Representative Chavez moved that SB 1958, without amendments, 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 Chavez; Edwards; Maldonado; Pickett; Turner, Chris (5).

 

Nays:                             None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).

 

Absent:                          Representatives Corte; Vaught; Farias; Ortiz, Jr.  (4).

 

 

 

SB 12

 

The chair laid out SB 12.

 

The chair explained the measure.

 

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

 

The chair closed on the measure.

 

The bill was left pending without objection.

 

 

 

 

 

At 8:47 a.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. Corte, Chair

 

 

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Teri Avery, Clerk