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The House Committee on Ways & Means

83rd Legislature

April 1, 2013

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

E2.014

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on March 27, 2013, the House Committee on Ways & Means met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Hilderbran, at 2:53 p.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Hilderbran; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Martinez Fischer; and Ritter.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

HB 1224

 

The chair laid out HB 1224.

 

Representative Martinez Fischer moved that HB 1224, 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; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Martinez Fischer; Ritter (7).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Otto; Strama (2).

 

HB 1060

 

The chair laid out HB 1060.

 

The chair recognized Representative Bonnen, Greg to explain HB 1060.

 

(Representative Otto now present.)

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Bonnen, Greg to close on HB 1060.

 

HB 1060 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1820

 

The chair laid out HB 1820.

 

The chair recognized Representative Kacal to explain HB 1820.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Kacal to close on HB 1820.

 

HB 1820 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 357

 

The chair laid out HB 357.

 

The chair recognized Representative Giddings to explain HB 357.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Giddings to close on HB 357.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 357 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1059

 

The chair laid out HB 1059.

 

The chair recognized Representative Bonnen, Greg to explain HB 1059.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Bonnen, Greg to close on HB 1059.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1059 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1110

 

The chair laid out HB 1110.

 

The chair recognized Representative Nevárez to explain HB 1110.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Nevárez to close on HB 1110.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1110 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1597

 

The chair laid out HB 1597.

 

The chair recognized Representative Gonzalez, Naomi to explain HB 1597.

 

Representative Gonzalez, Naomi offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Gonzalez, Naomi to close on HB 1597.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1597 was left pending without objection.

 

Proposition 2:  Property tax exemptions on pollution control equipment

 

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

 

HB 2712

 

The chair laid out HB 2712.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Perez to explain HB 2712.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Perez to close on HB 2712.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 2712 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Bohac in chair.)

 

HB 1736

 

The chair laid out HB 1736.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to explain HB 1736.

 

Representative Button offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Anchia to close on HB 1736.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1736 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Hilderbran in chair.)

 

HB 1897

 

The chair laid out HB 1897.

 

The chair recognized Representative Eiland to explain HB 1897.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

(Representative Martinez Fischer in chair.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Eiland to close on HB 1897.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1897 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1900

 

The chair laid out HB 1900.

 

The chair recognized Representative Eiland to explain HB 1900.

 

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

 

(Representative Hilderbran in chair.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Eiland to close on HB 1900.

 

HB 1900 was left pending without objection.

 

 

At 7:15 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