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The House Committee on Ways & Means

83rd Legislature

April 18, 2013

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

E2.014

CORRECTED MINUTES

 

 

On April 29, 2013, the House Committee on Ways & Means authorized the correction of the  minutes for the meeting of the House Committee on Ways & Means held on April 18, 2013. The following are the corrected minutes for that meeting:

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on April 12, 2013, and revised on April 12, 2013, and a suspension of the 5-day posting rule on April 17, 2013,the House Committee on Ways & Means met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Hilderbran, at 4:24 p.m.

 

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

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

HB 40

 

The chair laid out HB 40.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Menéndez to explain HB 40.

 

The chair offered an amendment to the committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Menéndez to close on HB 40.

 

The amendment was withdrawn without objection.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 40 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2425

 

The chair laid out HB 2425.

 

The chair recognized Representative Martinez, "Mando" to explain HB 2425.

 

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

 

(Representative Eiland now present.)

 

(Representative Ritter now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Martinez, "Mando" to close on HB 2425.

 

HB 2425 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 236

 

The chair laid out HB 236.

 

The chair recognized Representative Riddle to explain HB 236.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Riddle to close on HB 236.

 

HB 236 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3643

 

The chair laid out HB 3643.

 

The chair recognized Representative Harper-Brown to explain HB 3643.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Harper-Brown to close on HB 3643.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3643 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3121

 

The chair laid out HB 3121.

 

The chair recognized Representative Harper-Brown to explain HB 3121.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Harper-Brown to close on HB 3121.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3121 was left pending without objection.

 

HJR 133

 

The chair laid out HJR 133.

 

The chair recognized Representative Harper-Brown to explain HJR 133.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Harper-Brown to close on HJR 133.

 

HJR 133 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2139

 

The chair laid out HB 2139.

 

The chair recognized Representative Dutton to explain HB 2139.

 

The chair recognized Representative Dutton to close on HB 2139.

 

HB 2139 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 826

 

The chair laid out HB 826.

 

The chair recognized Representative Harless to explain HB 826.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Harless to close on HB 826.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 826 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3613

 

The chair laid out HB 3613.

 

The chair recognized Representative Elkins to explain HB 3613.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Elkins to close on HB 3613.

 

HB 3613 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 835

 

The chair laid out HB 835.

 

The chair recognized Representative Eiland to explain HB 835.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Eiland to close on HB 835.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 835 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1655

 

The chair laid out HB 1655.

 

The chair recognized Representative Rodriguez, Justin to explain HB 1655.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Rodriguez, Justin to close on HB 1655.

 

HB 1655 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2024

 

The chair laid out HB 2024.

 

The chair recognized Representative Rodriguez, Eddie to explain HB 2024.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Rodriguez, Eddie to close on HB 2024.

 

HB 2024 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3348

 

The chair laid out HB 3348.

 

The chair recognized Representative Rodriguez, Eddie to explain HB 3348.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Rodriguez, Eddie to close on HB 3348.

 

HB 3348 was left pending without objection.

 

HJR 138

 

The chair laid out HJR 138.

 

The chair recognized Representative Rodriguez, Eddie to explain HJR 138.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Rodriguez, Eddie to close on HJR 138.

 

HJR 138 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1202

 

The chair laid out HB 1202.

 

The chair recognized Representative Parker to explain HB 1202.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Parker to close on HB 1202.

 

HB 1202 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3416

 

The chair laid out HB 3416.

 

The chair recognized Representative Flynn to explain HB 3416.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

(Representative Eiland in chair.)

 

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

 

(Representative Hilderbran in chair.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Flynn to close on HB 3416.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3416 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2324

 

The chair laid out HB 2324.

 

The chair recognized Representative Gonzalez, Naomi to explain HB 2324.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Gonzalez, Naomi to close on HB 2324.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 2324 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2288

 

The chair laid out HB 2288.

 

The chair recognized Representative Zerwas to explain HB 2288.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Zerwas to close on HB 2288.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 2288 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Otto in chair.)

 

HB 500

 

The chair laid out HB 500.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to explain HB 500.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Hilderbran to close on HB 500.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 500 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Hilderbran in chair.)

 

The chair moved to reconsider all previous votes on HB 2766.  The motion to reconsider prevailed without objection.

 

HB 2766

 

The chair laid out HB 2766.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Bohac moved that HB 2766, 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 Hilderbran; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Ritter; Strama (7).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Gonzalez, Naomi; Martinez Fischer (2).

 

HB 500

 

The chair laid out HB 500 as pending business.

 

Representative Hilderbran offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Otto moved that HB 500, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Ritter (6).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   Representative Strama (1).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Gonzalez, Naomi; Martinez Fischer (2).

 

(Representative Gonzalez, Naomi now present.)

 

HB 1223

 

The chair laid out HB 1223 as pending business.

 

Representative Hilderbran offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Otto moved that HB 1223, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Ritter; Strama (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Martinez Fischer (1).

HB 1279

 

The chair laid out HB 1279 as pending business.

 

Representative Hilderbran offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Bohac moved that HB 1279, 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 Hilderbran; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Ritter; Strama (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Martinez Fischer (1).

 

HB 1360

 

The chair laid out HB 1360 as pending business.

 

Representative Bohac moved that HB 1360, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Ritter; Strama (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Martinez Fischer (1).

 

HJR 86

 

The chair laid out HJR 86 as pending business.

 

Representative Otto moved that HJR 86, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Ritter; Strama (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Martinez Fischer (1).

 

HB 1597

 

The chair laid out HB 1597 as pending business.

 

Representative Hilderbran offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Ritter moved that HB 1597, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Ritter; Strama (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Martinez Fischer (1).

 

HB 1662

 

The chair laid out HB 1662 as pending business.

 

Representative Button moved that HB 1662, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Ritter; Strama (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Martinez Fischer (1).

 

HB 213

 

The chair laid out HB 213 pending business.

 

Representative Button moved that HB 213, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Ritter; Strama (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Martinez Fischer (1).

 

HB 416

 

The chair laid out HB 416 as business.

 

Representative Button moved that HB 416, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Ritter (7).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   Representative Strama (1).

 

Absent:                        Representative Martinez Fischer (1).

 

HB 1908

 

The chair laid out HB 1908 as pending business.

 

Representative Ritter moved that HB 1908, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Ritter; Strama (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Martinez Fischer (1).

 

HB 1913

 

The chair laid out HB 1913 as pending business.

 

Representative Hilderbran offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Ritter moved that HB 1913, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Ritter; Strama (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Martinez Fischer (1).

 

HB 2269

 

The chair laid out HB 2269 as pending business.

 

Representative Hilderbran offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Button moved that HB 2269, 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 Hilderbran; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Ritter; Strama (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Martinez Fischer (1).

 

HB 2500

 

The chair laid out HB 2500 as pending business.

 

Representative Hilderbran offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Button moved that HB 2500, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Ritter; Strama (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Martinez Fischer (1).

 

HB 3438

 

The chair laid out HB 3438 as pending business.

 

Representative Bohac moved that HB 3438, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Strama (7).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Martinez Fischer; Ritter (2).

 

HB 3439

 

The chair laid out HB 3439 as pending business.

 

Representative Bohac moved that HB 3439, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Strama (7).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Martinez Fischer; Ritter (2).

 

HB 3440

 

The chair laid out HB 3440 as pending business.

 

Representative Bohac moved that HB 3440, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Strama (7).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Martinez Fischer; Ritter (2).

 

HB 3441

 

The chair laid out HB 3441 as pending business.

 

Representative Bohac moved that HB 3441, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Strama (7).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Martinez Fischer; Ritter (2).

 

HB 3443

 

The chair laid out HB 3443 as pending business.

 

Representative Bohac moved that HB 3443, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Strama (7).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Martinez Fischer; Ritter (2).

 

HB 3536

 

The chair laid out HB 3536.

 

Representative Hilderbran offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Button moved that HB 3536, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Strama (6).

 

Nays:                           Representative Gonzalez, Naomi (1).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Martinez Fischer; Ritter (2).

 

HB 3572

 

The chair laid out HB 3572 as pending business.

 

Representative Hilderbran offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Eiland moved that HB 3572, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Strama (7).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Martinez Fischer; Ritter (2).

 

HB 3475

 

The chair laid out HB 3475 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Gonzalez, Naomi moved that HB 3475, 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; Otto; Bohac; Button; Eiland; Gonzalez, Naomi; Strama (7).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Martinez Fischer; Ritter (2).

 

HB 3454

 

The chair laid out HB 3454.

 

Representative Hilderbran offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Eiland to explain HB 3454.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Eiland to close on HB 3454.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3454 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3086

 

The chair laid out HB 3086.

 

Representative Hilderbran offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Eiland to explain HB 3086.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Eiland to close on HB 3086.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3086 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1975

 

The chair laid out HB 1975.

 

The chair recognized Representative Ritter to explain HB 1975.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Ritter to close on HB 1975.

 

HB 1975 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2314

 

The chair laid out HB 2314.

 

The chair recognized Representative Otto to explain HB 2314.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Otto to close on HB 2314.

 

HB 2314 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2723

 

The chair laid out HB 2723.

 

The chair recognized Representative Otto to explain HB 2723.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Otto to close on HB 2723.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 2723 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 178

 

The chair laid out HB 178.

 

The chair recognized Representative Larson to explain HB 178.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Larson to close on HB 178.

 

HB 178 was left pending without objection.

 

At 8:30 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