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The House Committee on Ways & Means

83rd Legislature

March 18, 2013

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

E2.014

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on March 13, 2013, revised on March 13, 2013, and permission granted on March 18, 2013, to meet while the House was in session, the House Committee on Ways & Means met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Hilderbran, at 3:31 p.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Hilderbran; Otto; Bohac; Gonzalez, Naomi; Ritter; and Strama.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

HB 317

 

The chair laid out HB 317.

 

The chair recognized Representative Otto to explain HB 317.

 

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

 

(Representative Button now present.)

 

(Representative Eiland now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Otto to close on HB 317.

 

HB 317 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Otto in chair.)

 

HB 1475

 

The chair laid out HB 1475.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to explain HB 1475.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to close on HB 1475.

 

HB 1475 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Hilderbran in chair.)

 

HB 71

 

The chair laid out HB 71.

 

The chair recognized Representative Fletcher to explain HB 71.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Fletcher to close on HB 71.

 

HB 71 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 510

 

The chair laid out HB 510.

 

The chair recognized Representative Murphy to explain HB 510.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Murphy to close on HB 510.

 

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

 

(Representative Martinez Fischer now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Murphy to close on HB 510.

 

HB 510 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 414

 

The chair laid out HB 414.

 

The chair recognized Representative Button to explain HB 414.

 

(Representative Eiland in chair.)

 

Representative Bohac offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Button to close on HB 414.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 414 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2148

 

The chair laid out HB 2148.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to explain HB 2148.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to close on HB 2148.

 

HB 2148 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Hilderbran in chair.)

 

HB 585

 

The chair laid out HB 585.

 

The chair recognized Representative Villarreal to explain HB 585.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Villarreal to close on HB 585.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 585 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 697

 

The chair laid out HB 697.

 

The chair recognized Representative Springer to explain HB 697.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Springer to explain HB 697.

 

HB 697 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1630

 

The chair laid out HB 1630.

 

The chair recognized Representative Murphy to explain HB 1630.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

(Representative Eiland in chair.)

 

(Representative Hilderbran in chair.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Murphy to close on HB 1630.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1630 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Bohac in chair.)

 

HB 1223

 

The chair laid out HB 1223.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to explain HB 1223.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to close on HB 1223.

 

HB 1223 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 416

 

The chair laid out HB 416.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to explain HB 416.

 

Representative Button offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to close on HB 416.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 416 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Hilderbran in chair.)

 

HJR 74

 

The chair laid out HJR 74.

 

Representative Button offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Gonzalez, Naomi moved that HJR 74, 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 Hilderbran; Bohac; Button; Gonzalez, Naomi; Strama (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Otto; Eiland; Martinez Fischer; Ritter (4).

 

 

HB 78

 

The chair laid out HB 78.

 

Representative Bohac moved that HB 78, 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 Hilderbran; Bohac; Button; Gonzalez, Naomi; Strama (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Otto; Eiland; Martinez Fischer; Ritter (4).

 

 

HB 241

 

The chair laid out HB 241.

 

Representative Bohac moved that HB 241, 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 Hilderbran; Bohac; Button; Gonzalez, Naomi; Strama (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Otto; Eiland; Martinez Fischer; Ritter (4).

 

 

HB 242

 

The chair laid out HB 242.

 

Representative Gonzalez, Naomi moved that HB 242, 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 Hilderbran; Bohac; Button; Gonzalez, Naomi; Strama (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Otto; Eiland; Martinez Fischer; Ritter (4).

 

 

 

HB 326

 

The chair laid out HB 326.

 

Representative Bohac moved that HB 326, 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 Hilderbran; Bohac; Button; Gonzalez, Naomi; Strama (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Otto; Eiland; Martinez Fischer; Ritter (4).

 

 

HB 561

 

The chair laid out HB 561.

 

Representative Strama moved that HB 561, 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 Hilderbran; Bohac; Button; Gonzalez, Naomi; Strama (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Otto; Eiland; Martinez Fischer; Ritter (4).

 

 

HB 671

 

The chair laid out HB 671.

 

The Button offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Strama moved that HB 671, 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 Hilderbran; Bohac; Button; Gonzalez, Naomi; Strama (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Otto; Eiland; Martinez Fischer; Ritter (4).

 

 

HB 1287

 

The chair laid out HB 1287.

 

Representative Gonzalez, Naomi moved that HB 1287, 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 Hilderbran; Bohac; Button; Gonzalez, Naomi; Strama (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Otto; Eiland; Martinez Fischer; Ritter (4).

 

 

 

HB 1478

 

The chair laid out HB 1478.

 

Representative Gonzalez, Naomi moved that HB 1478, 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 Hilderbran; Bohac; Button; Gonzalez, Naomi; Strama (5).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Otto; Eiland; Martinez Fischer; Ritter (4).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At 8:48 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. Hilderbran, Chair

 

 

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Carolyn Merchan Saegert, Clerk