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The House Committee on County Affairs

83rd Legislature

April 25, 2013

10:30 a.m. or upon final adjourn./recess

E2.016

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on April 19, 2013, revised 2 times on April 19, 2013, and a suspension of the 5-day posting rule on April 24, 2013, the House Committee on County Affairs met in a public hearing and was called to order by the acting chair, Representative Joe Farias, at 5:48 p.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Farias; González, Mary; Hernandez Luna; Hunter; Krause; Simpson; and Stickland.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

HJR 148

 

The chair laid out HJR 148 as pending business.

 

Representative Hernandez Luna offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative González, Mary moved that HJR 148, 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 Farias; González, Mary; Hernandez Luna; Hunter; Krause (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Coleman; Kolkhorst; Simpson; Stickland (4).

 

(Representative Kolkhorst now present.)

 

HB 714

 

The chair laid out HB 714 as pending business.

 

Representative Hunter moved that HB 714, 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 Farias; González, Mary; Hernandez Luna; Hunter; Kolkhorst; Krause; Simpson; Stickland (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Coleman (1).

 

HB 3895

 

The chair moved to reconsider all votes previously taken on the measure. The motion to reconsider prevailed without objection.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Simpson moved that HB 3895, 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 Farias; González, Mary; Hernandez Luna; Hunter; Kolkhorst; Krause; Simpson; Stickland (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Coleman (1).

 

HB 3124

 

The chair laid out HB 3124.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hernandez Luna to explain HB 3124 for Representative Lucio III.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Hernandez Luna to close on HB 3124 for Representative Lucio III.

 

HB 3124 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3949

 

The chair laid out HB 3949.

 

The chair recognized Representative Dale to explain HB 3949.

 

The chair recognized Representative Dale to close on HB 3949.

 

Representative Stickland moved that HB 3949, 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 Farias; Hernandez Luna; Hunter; Simpson; Stickland (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Coleman; González, Mary; Kolkhorst; Krause (4).

 

HB 3950

 

The chair laid out HB 3950.

 

(Representative Krause now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Dale to explain HB 3950.

 

The chair recognized Representative Dale to close on HB 3950.

 

Representative Krause moved that HB 3950, 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 Farias; Hernandez Luna; Hunter; Krause; Simpson; Stickland (6).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Coleman; González, Mary; Kolkhorst (3).

 

HB 3951

 

The chair laid out HB 3951.

 

The chair recognized Representative Dale to explain HB 3951.

 

The chair recognized Representative Dale to close on HB 3951.

 

Representative Hunter moved that HB 3951, 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 Farias; Hernandez Luna; Hunter; Krause; Simpson; Stickland (6).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Coleman; González, Mary; Kolkhorst (3).

 

HB 247

 

The chair laid out HB 247.

 

The chair recognized Representative Walle to explain HB 247.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Walle to close on HB 247.

 

HB 247 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2902

 

The chair laid out HB 2902.

 

The chair recognized Representative Thompson, Ed to explain HB 2902.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Thompson, Ed to close on HB 2902.

 

HB 2902 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2518

 

The chair laid out HB 2518.

 

The chair recognized Representative Springer to explain HB 2518.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Springer to close on HB 2518.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 2518 was left pending without objection.

 

HJR 137

 

The chair laid out HJR 137.

 

The chair recognized Representative Springer to explain HJR 137.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Springer to close on HJR 137.

 

HJR 137 was left pending without objection.

 


 

At 6:39 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. Farias, Chair

 

 

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Katy Reagan, Clerk