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The House Committee on Urban Affairs

83rd Legislature

April 10, 2013

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

E2.016

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on April 5, 2013, and permission granted on April 10, 2013, to meet while the House was in session, the House Committee on Urban Affairs met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Dutton, at 1:20 p.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Dutton; Alvarado; Anchia; Elkins; Leach; Rodriguez, Justin; and Sanford.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

HB 1329

 

The chair laid out HB 1329.

 

The chair recognized Representative Márquez to explain HB 1329.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Márquez to close on HB 1329.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1329 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2473

 

The chair laid out HB 2473.

 

The chair recognized Representative Deshotel to explain HB 2473.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Deshotel to close on HB 2473.

 

HB 2473 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3084

 

The chair laid out HB 3084.

 

The chair recognized Representative Sanford to explain HB 3084.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Sanford to close on HB 3084.

 

HB 3084 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1888

 

The chair laid out HB 1888.

 

The chair recognized Representative Anchia to explain HB 1888.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Anchia to close on HB 1888.

 

HB 1888 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2840

 

The chair laid out HB 2840.

 

The chair recognized Representative Giddings to explain HB 2840.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Giddings to close on HB 2840.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 2840 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3813

 

The chair laid out HB 3813.

 

The chair recognized Representative Howard to explain HB 3813.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Howard to close on HB 3813.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3813 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2757, HJR 123

 

The chair laid out HB 2757 and HJR 123.

 

The chair recognized Representative Bonnen, Dennis to explain HB 2757 & HJR 123.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Bonnen, Dennis to close on HB 2757 & HJR 123.

 

HB 2757 & HJR 123 were left pending without objection.

 

HB 2018

 

The chair laid out HB 2018.

 

The chair recognized Representative Villarreal to explain HB 2018.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

(Representative Alvarado in chair.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Villarreal to close on HB 2018.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 2018 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2244

 

The chair laid out HB 2244.

 

The chair recognized Representative Harper-Brown to explain HB 2244.

 

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

 

The chair closed on HB 2244.

 

HB 2244 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1813

 

The chair laid out HB 1813 as pending business.

 

The chair explained HB 1813.

 

Representative Elkins offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Rodriguez, Justin moved that HB 1813, 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 Alvarado; Elkins; Leach; Rodriguez, Justin; Sanford (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Dutton; Anchia (2).

 

HB 2077

 

The chair laid out HB 2077 as pending business.

 

The chair explained HB 2077.

 

Representative Sanford moved that HB 2077, 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 Alvarado; Elkins; Leach; Rodriguez, Justin; Sanford (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Dutton; Anchia (2).

 

HB 2975

 

The chair laid out HB 2975 as pending business.

 

The chair explained HB 2975.

 

Representative Leach moved that HB 2975, 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 Alvarado; Elkins; Leach; Rodriguez, Justin; Sanford (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Dutton; Anchia (2).

 

HB 3447

 

The chair laid out HB 3447 as pending business.

 

The chair explained HB 3447.

 

Representative Elkins offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Sanford moved that HB 3447, 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 Alvarado; Elkins; Leach; Rodriguez, Justin; Sanford (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Dutton; Anchia (2).

 

HB 3561

 

The chair laid out HB 3561 as pending business.

 

The chair explained HB 3561.

 

Representative Leach moved that HB 3561, 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 Alvarado; Elkins; Leach; Rodriguez, Justin; Sanford (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Dutton; Anchia (2).

 

HCR 71

 

The chair laid out HCR 71 as pending business.

 

The chair explained HCR 71.

 

Representative Rodriguez, Justin moved that HCR 71, 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 Alvarado; Elkins; Leach; Rodriguez, Justin; Sanford (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Dutton; Anchia (2).

 

HB 339

 

The chair laid out HB 339 as pending business.

 

The chair explained HB 339.

 

Representative Elkins offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Sanford moved that HB 339, 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 Alvarado; Elkins; Leach; Rodriguez, Justin; Sanford (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Dutton; Anchia (2).

 

HB 2954

 

The chair laid out HB 2954 as pending business.

 

The chair explained HB 2954.

 

Representative Rodriguez, Justin offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Elkins moved that HB 2954, 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 Alvarado; Elkins; Leach; Rodriguez, Justin (4).

 

Nays:                           Representative Sanford (1).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Dutton; Anchia (2).

 

At 4:00 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. Dutton, Chair

 

 

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Nicole Bates, Clerk