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The House Committee on Natural Resources

82nd Legislature

April 19, 2011

8:00 a.m.

E2.010

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on April 14, 2011 and a suspension of the 5-day posting rule, the House Committee on Natural Resources met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Ritter, at 8:02 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Ritter; King, Tracy O.; Beck; Hopson; Larson; Miller, Doug; and Price.

 

A quorum was present.


 

The chair directed that the April 12, 2011 minutes for the House Committee on Natural Resources be corrected. The corrected minutes were authorized without objection.

 

(Representative Creighton now present.)

 

(Representative Lucio III now present.)

 

HB 2558

 

The chair laid out HB 2558.

 

The chair recognized Representative Brown to explain HB 2558.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Brown to close on HB 2558.

 

HB 2558 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3805

 

The chair laid out HB 3805.

 

The chair recognized Representative Morrison to explain HB 3805.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Morrison to close on HB 3805.

 

HB 3805 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3827

 

The chair laid out HB 3827.

 

The chair recognized Representative Zerwas to explain HB 3827.

 

(Representative Keffer now present.)

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Zerwas to close on HB 3827.

 

HB 3827 was left pending without objection.

 

 

HB 3828

 

The chair laid out HB 3828.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hochberg to explain HB 3828.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Hochberg to close on HB 3828.

 

HB 3828 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3846

 

The chair laid out HB 3846.

 

The chair recognized Representative Laubenberg to explain HB 3846.

 

Representative Hopson offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Laubenberg to close on HB 3846.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3846 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3555

 

The chair laid out HB 3555.

 

The chair recognized Representative Riddle to explain HB 3555.

 

Representative Keffer offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Riddle to close on HB 3555.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3555 was left pending without objection.

 

 

 

HB 3845

 

The chair laid out HB 3845.

 

The chair recognized Representative Sheffield to explain HB 3845.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Sheffield to close on HB 3845.

 

HB 3845 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3840

 

The chair laid out HB 3840.

 

The chair recognized Representative Parker to explain HB 3840.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Parker to close on HB 3840.

 

HB 3840 was left pending without objection.

 

At 8:59 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was recessed until upon final adjourn./recess.

 


 

The committee reconvened at 6:06 p.m. and was called to order by the chair, Representative Ritter.

 

The quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Ritter; Beck; Creighton; Hopson; Larson; Martinez Fischer; Miller, Doug; and Price.

 

A quorum was present.

 

HB 3621 and SB 683

 

The chair laid out HB 3621 and SB 683.

 

The chair recognized Representative Bonnen to explain HB 3621 and SB 683.

 

(Representative King, Tracy O. now present.)

 

(Representative Lucio III now present.)

 

(Representative Eiland now present for discussion by permission of the Chair.)

 

(Representative Taylor now present for discussion by permission of the Chair.)

 

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

 

(Representative Keffer now present.)

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Bonnen to close on HB 3621 and SB 683.

 

HB 3621 and SB 683 were left pending without objection.

 

HB 2962

 

The chair laid out HB 2962.

 

The chair recognized Representative Bohac to explain HB 2962.

 

(Representative Hopson in chair.)

 

Representative Martinez Fischer offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Bohac to close on HB 2962.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 2962 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2888

 

The chair laid out HB 2888.

 

The chair recognized Representative Munoz, Jr. to explain HB 2888.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Munoz, Jr. to close on HB 2888.

 

HB 2888 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3668

 

The chair laid out HB 3668.

 

The chair recognized Representative Callegari to explain HB 3668.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Callegari to close on HB 3668.

 

HB 3668 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3842

 

The chair laid out HB 3842.

 

The chair recognized Representative Callegari to explain HB 3842.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Callegari to close on HB 3842.

 

HB 3842 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3620

 

The chair laid out HB 3620.

 

 

 

The chair recognized Representative Isaac to explain HB 3620.

 

Representative Price offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Isaac to close on HB 3620.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3620 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 814

 

The chair laid out HB 814.

 

The chair recognized Representative Gutierrez to explain HB 814.

 

Representative Price offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

(Representative Gallego now present for discussion by permission of the Chair.)

 

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

 

(Representative Creighton in chair.)

 

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

 

(Representative Ritter in chair.)

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Gutierrez to close on HB 814.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 814 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1487

 

The chair laid out HB 1487.

 

The chair recognized Representative Gutierrez to explain HB 1487.

 

Representative Keffer offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Gutierrez to close on HB 1487.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1487 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3846

 

The chair laid out HB 3846 as pending business.

 

Representative Keffer offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Keffer moved that HB 3846, 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 Ritter; King, Tracy O.; Beck; Creighton; Hopson; Keffer; Larson; Lucio III; Martinez Fischer; Miller, Doug; Price (11).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 3805

 

The chair laid out HB 3805 as pending business.

 

Representative Lucio III moved that HB 3805, 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 Ritter; King, Tracy O.; Beck; Creighton; Hopson; Keffer; Larson; Lucio III; Martinez Fischer; Miller, Doug; Price (11).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 3840

 

The chair laid out HB 3840 as pending business.

 

Representative Price moved that HB 3840, 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 Ritter; King, Tracy O.; Beck; Creighton; Hopson; Keffer; Larson; Lucio III; Martinez Fischer; Miller, Doug; Price (11).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 3827

 

The chair laid out HB 3827 as pending business.

 

Representative Larson moved that HB 3827, 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 Ritter; King, Tracy O.; Beck; Creighton; Hopson; Keffer; Larson; Lucio III; Martinez Fischer; Miller, Doug; Price (11).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 3828

 

The chair laid out HB 3828 as pending business.

 

Representative Keffer moved that HB 3828, 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 Ritter; King, Tracy O.; Beck; Creighton; Hopson; Keffer; Larson; Lucio III; Martinez Fischer; Miller, Doug; Price (11).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 3831

 

The chair laid out HB 3831 as pending business.

 

Representative Beck moved that HB 3831, 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 Ritter; King, Tracy O.; Beck; Creighton; Hopson; Keffer; Larson; Lucio III; Martinez Fischer; Miller, Doug; Price (11).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 3836

 

The chair laid out HB 3836 as pending business.

 

Representative King, Tracy O. offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative King, Tracy O. moved that HB 3836, 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 Ritter; King, Tracy O.; Beck; Creighton; Hopson; Keffer; Larson; Lucio III; Martinez Fischer; Miller, Doug; Price (11).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

 

 

 

HB 3071

 

The chair laid out HB 3071 as pending business.

 

Representative Martinez Fischer offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Larson moved that HB 3071, 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 Ritter; King, Tracy O.; Beck; Creighton; Hopson; Keffer; Larson; Lucio III; Martinez Fischer; Miller, Doug; Price (11).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HJR 137

 

The chair laid out HJR 137 as pending business.

 

Representative Keffer offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Hopson moved that HJR 137, 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 Ritter; King, Tracy O.; Beck; Creighton; Hopson; Keffer; Larson; Lucio III; Martinez Fischer; Miller, Doug; Price (11).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 3391

 

The chair moved to reconsider all votes previously taken on HB 3391.  The motion to reconsider prevailed without objection.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

Representative Price offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Larson moved that HB 3391, 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 Ritter; King, Tracy O.; Beck; Creighton; Hopson; Keffer; Larson; Lucio III; Martinez Fischer; Miller, Doug; Price (11).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

SB 692

 

The chair laid out SB 692.

 

Representative Hopson moved that SB 692, 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 Ritter; King, Tracy O.; Beck; Creighton; Hopson; Keffer; Larson; Lucio III; Martinez Fischer; Miller, Doug; Price (11).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

SB 693

 

The chair laid out SB 693.

 

Representative Beck moved that SB 693, 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 Ritter; King, Tracy O.; Beck; Creighton; Hopson; Keffer; Larson; Lucio III; Martinez Fischer; Miller, Doug; Price (11).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

At 1:45 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. Ritter, Chair

 

 

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Elizabeth Fazio, Clerk