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The House Committee on State Affairs

83rd Legislature

March 27, 2013

2:30 p.m. or upon final adjourn./recess

JHR 140

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on March 22, 2013, and a suspension of the 5-day posting rule on March 25, 2013, the House Committee on State Affairs met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Cook, at 4:51 p.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Cook; Giddings; Farrar; Frullo; Geren; Huberty; Menéndez; and Oliveira.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

HB 1488

 

The chair laid out HB 1488 as pending business.

 

(Representative Craddick now present.)

 

(Representative Harless now present.)

 

Representative Frullo moved that HB 1488, 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 Cook; Giddings; Craddick; Farrar; Frullo; Geren; Harless; Huberty; Menéndez; Oliveira (10).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Hilderbran; Smithee; Turner, Sylvester (3).

 

HB 2107

 

The chair laid out HB 2107 as pending business.

 

Representative Giddings moved that HB 2107, 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 Cook; Giddings; Craddick; Farrar; Frullo; Geren; Harless; Huberty; Menéndez; Oliveira (10).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Hilderbran; Smithee; Turner, Sylvester (3).

 

HB 2252

 

The chair laid out HB 2252 as pending business.

 

Representative Huberty moved that HB 2252, 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 Cook; Giddings; Craddick; Farrar; Frullo; Geren; Harless; Huberty; Menéndez; Oliveira (10).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Hilderbran; Smithee; Turner, Sylvester (3).

 

HB 2510

 

The chair laid out HB 2510 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

The chair moved that HB 2510, 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 Cook; Giddings; Craddick; Farrar; Frullo; Geren; Harless; Huberty; Menéndez; Oliveira (10).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Hilderbran; Smithee; Turner, Sylvester (3).

 

HJR 71

 

The chair laid out HJR 71 as pending business.

 

The chair moved that HJR 71, 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 Cook; Giddings; Craddick; Farrar; Frullo; Geren; Harless; Huberty; Menéndez; Oliveira (10).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Hilderbran; Smithee; Turner, Sylvester (3).

 

HB 829

 

The chair laid out HB 829 as pending business.

 

The chair moved that HB 829, 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 Cook; Giddings; Craddick; Farrar; Frullo; Geren; Harless; Huberty; Menéndez; Oliveira (10).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Hilderbran; Smithee; Turner, Sylvester (3).

 

The chair directed that the March 6, 2013 minutes for the House Committee on State Affairs be corrected. The corrected minutes were authorized without objection.

 

HB 2604

 

The chair laid out HB 2604.

 

(Representative Hilderbran now present.)

 

(Representative Smithee now present.)

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Naishtat to explain HB 2604.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Naishtat to close on HB 2604.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 2604 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2026

 

The chair laid out HB 2026.

 

The chair recognized Representative Sanford to explain HB 2026.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Sanford to close on HB 2026.

 

HB 2026 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1915

 

The chair laid out HB 1915.

 

The chair recognized Representative Cortez to explain HB 1915.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Cortez to close on HB 1915.

 

HB 1915 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2816

 

The chair laid out HB 2816.

 

The chair recognized Representative Burkett to explain HB 2816.

 

The chair also recognized the joint author, Representative Bonnen, Greg to explain HB 2816.

 

(Representative Turner, Sylvester now present.)

 

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

 

(Representative Giddings in chair.)

 

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

 

(Representative Cook in chair.)

 

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

 

(Representative Giddings in chair.)

 

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

 

(Representative Cook in chair.)

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Burkett to close on HB 2816.

 

HB 2816 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Smithee in chair.)

 

HB 3355

 

The chair laid out HB 3355.

 

The chair recognized Representative Cook to explain HB 3355.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Cook to close on HB 3355.

 

HB 3355 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Cook in chair.)

 

HB 2308

 

The chair laid out HB 2308.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Schaefer to explain HB 2308.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Schaefer to close on HB 2308.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 2308 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2920

 

The chair laid out HB 2920.

 

The chair explained HB 2920.

 

The chair recognized Representative Kolkhorst to explain HB 2920.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Kolkhorst to close on HB 2920.

 

HB 2920 was left pending without objection.

 

At 9:56 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. Cook, Chair

 

 

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Toni Barcellona, Clerk