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The House Committee on Insurance

81st Legislature

April 7, 2009

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



Pursuant to a notice posted on April 2, 2009, and revised on April 2, 2009, the House Committee on Insurance met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Smithee, at 2:16 p.m.


The roll was answered as follows:


Present:              Representatives Smithee; Eiland; Hunter; Taylor; Thompson (5).


Absent:              Representatives Martinez Fischer; Deshotel; Hancock; Isett (4).


A quorum was present.


HB3640, HB3648, HB3853, HB4733


The chair laid out HB3640, HB3648, HB3853, HB4733.


The chair recognized Representative Hunter to explain HB 3640, HB 3648.


(Representative Deshotel now present.)


The chair recognized Representative Eiland to explain HB 3853.


(Representative Isett now present.)


The chair explained HB 4733.


(Representative Hancock now present.)


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


(Representative Martinez Fischer now present.)


(Representative Martinez Fischer in chair.)


(Representative Thompson in chair.)


(Representative Smithee in chair.)


(Representative Martinez Fischer in chair.)


The chair recognized Representative Hunter to close on HB 3640, HB 3648.


The chair recognized Representative Eiland to close on HB 3853.


The chair recognized Representative Smithee to close on HB 4733.


The bills were left pending without objection.


At 8:19 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Smithee, Chair




LyAnna Johnson, Clerk