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The House Committee on Ways & Means

83rd Legislature

March 25, 2013

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

E2.014

 

Pursuant to a notice posted and revised on March 20, 2013, revised on March 22, 2013, and a suspension of the 5-day posting rule on March 25, 2013, and permission granted on March 25, 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 4:14 p.m.

 

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

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

HB 2251

 

The chair laid out HB 2251.

 

The chair recognized Representative Geren to explain HB 2251.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

(Representative Button now present.)

 

(Representative Otto now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Geren to close on HB 2251.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 2251 was left pending without objection.

 

 

HB 56

 

The chair laid out HB 56.

 

The chair recognized Representative Burnam to explain HB 56.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Burnam to close on HB 56.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 56 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1809

 

The chair laid out HB 1809.

 

The chair recognized Representative Lucio III to explain HB 1809.

 

(Representative Otto in chair.)

 

(Representative Hilderbran in chair.)

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Lucio III to close on HB 1809.

 

HB 1809 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1660

 

The chair laid out HB 1660.

 

The chair recognized Representative Thompson, Senfronia to explain HB 1660.

 

(Representative Martinez Fischer now present.)

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Thompson, Senfronia to close on HB 1660.

 

HB 1660 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1923

 

The chair laid out HB 1923.

 

The chair recognized Representative Thompson, Senfronia to explain HB 1923.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Thompson, Senfronia to close on HB 1923.

 

HB 1923 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Otto in chair.)

 

HB 1224

 

The chair laid out HB 1224.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to explain HB 1224.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to close on HB 1224.

 

HB 1224 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Hilderbran in chair.)

 

HB 1431

 

The chair laid out HB 1431.

 

The chair recognized Representative White to explain HB 1431.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative White to close on HB 1431.

 

HB 1431 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1432

 

The chair laid out HB 1432.

 

The chair recognized Representative White to explain HB 1432.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative White to close on HB 1432.

 

HB 1432 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1463

 

The chair laid out HB 1463.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hughes to explain HB 1463.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Hughes to close on HB 1463.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1463 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1860

 

The chair laid out HB 1860.

 

The chair recognized Representative Button to explain HB 1860.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Button to close on HB 1860.

 

HB 1860 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1722

 

The chair laid out HB 1722.

 

The chair recognized Representative Gonzalez, Naomi to explain HB 1722.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Gonzalez, Naomi to close on HB 1722.

 

HB 1722 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1579

 

The chair laid out HB 1579.

 

The chair recognized Representative Button to explain HB 1579.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Button to close on HB 1579.

 

HB 1579 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2775

 

The chair laid out HB 2775.

 

The chair recognized Representative Branch to explain HB 2775.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Branch to close on HB 2775.

 

HB 2775 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1727

 

The chair laid out HB 1727.

 

The chair recognized Representative Bohac to explain HB 1727.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Bohac to close on HB 1727.

 

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

 

HB 1727 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Otto in chair.)

 

HB 1289

 

The chair laid out HB 1289.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to explain HB 1289.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to close on HB 1289.

 

HB 1289 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1735

 

The chair laid out HB 1735.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to explain HB 1735.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to close on HB 1735.

 

HB 1735 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3388

 

The chair laid out HB 3388.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to explain HB 3388.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to close on HB 3388.

 

HB 3388 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Hilderbran in chair.)

 

HB 1310

 

The chair laid out HB 1310.

 

The chair recognized Representative Button to explain HB 1310.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Button to close on HB 1310.

 

HB 1310 was left pending without objection.

 

At 7:58 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