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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

            Ways & Means Committee

            March 25, 2013 - 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess

            HB 56

                 For:

                                 Lavers, Bill (The development corporation of snyder)

                                 Pratt, Jack (Self; City of kerrville)

                                 Wortham, Gregory (City of Sweetwater)

                 Against:

                                 Allen, George (Texas Apartment Association)

                                 Joslove, Scott (Texas hotel and lodging assn)

                                 Patel, Rick (Self; Local hotel association.)

                 On:

                                 Davila, Yolanda (Texas Legislative Budget Board)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Igo, Shanna (Texas Municipal League)

                 Against:

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Hinkle, Ron (Texas Travel Industry Association)

                                 Kearns, Dennis (Texas Railroad Association)

                                 Richie, Carl (United Airlines)

                                 Swan, Shannon (Southwest Airlines)

            HB 1224

                 For:

                                 Caraway, Luanne (Self; Tax Assessor Collector Association)

                                 Hunt, Deborah (Tax Assessor Collectors Association)

                                 Porter, Scott (Self; Tax Assessor-Collectors Association)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Ames, John (Self; Tax Assessor/Collector Association & Dallas County)

                                 Barber, Gary (Self; Tax Assessor Collector Assn. of Texas)

                                 Biscamp, Bobbby (Self; Tax assessor collector asso.)

                                 French, Michelle (Self; Tax assessor collector association)

                                 Gaddes, Larry (Tax assessor/collectors association - williamson county)

                                 Garrett, RoVin (Self; Tax assessor collectors assoc.)

                                 Garvey, Teri (Self; Tax Assessor Collectors Association of Texas)

                                 Kasal, Norman (Self; Dallas county tax office)

                                 Palacios, Stephen (Self; Bexar tax assessor)

                                 Pardue, Craig (Dallas County)

                                 Porter, Lewis (Self; Tax assessor collectors asso.)

                                 Reed, Ender (Texas Association of Counties)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Sagebiel, Dexter (Self; T a c a)

                                 Shaw, Monte (Self; Tax assessor collector. Wise county)

                                 Sullivan, Mike (Self; Harris County Tax Assessor Collector)

                                 Talcott, Cathy (Tax assessor/collector assoc - Comal County)

                                 Uresti, Albert (Self; Taca)

                                 Watson, Becky (Self; Tax Assessor Collectors Association of Texas)

                                 Willey, Terry (Self; Texas assessor collector assoc.)

            HB 1289

                 For:

                                 Woodruff, Matt (Texas Waterway Operators Association)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Flores, Robert (Texas Association of Mexican-American Chambers of Commerce)

                                 Fore, Delbert (Enterprise Products)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 1310

                 For:

                                 Blanke, Laura (Texas Pediatric Society)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Alexander, Troy (Texas Medical Association & Texas Public Health Coalition)

                                 Blanke, Laura (Texas Pediatric Society)

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Kenderdine, Marshall (Texas Academy of Family Physicians)

                                 Nakra, Nidhi (The Immunization Partnership)

                                 Reynolds, David (Texas Medical Association)

                                 Sperry, Bryan (Children's Hospital Association of Texas)

                                 Willmann, James (Texas Nurses Association)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 1431

                 For:

                                 Grissom jr., Lonnie (Self)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Small, Ed (Texas Forestry Association)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 1432

                 For:

                                 Grissom jr., Lonnie (Self)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Small, Ed (Texas Forestry Association)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 1463

                 For:

                                 Kroll, John (Self)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Barber, Kathy (NFIB/Texas)

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Matocha, Dustin (Texans for Fiscal Responsibility)

                                 Owen, Bob (Texas Society of CPAs)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 1579

                 For:

                                 Kolkhorst, Jim (Self; Texas food and fuel assoc)

                                 Maxey, Terry (Self; Texas Food and Fuel Association)

                                 Polk, Carl ray (Self; Brookshire brothers polk oil)

                                 Rabb, Cary (Self; Wagabag inc)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Barber, Kathy (NFIB/Texas)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 DuBois, Jr., Doug (Texas Food & Fuel Association)

                                 Garey, Glen (Texas Restaurant Association)

                                 Kroll, John (Michaels Stores Inc.)

                                 Volkening, Ronnie (Texas Retailers Association)

                                 Wilkes, Morris (United Supermarkets)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 1660

                 For:

                                 Kroll, John (Self; MuniServices, Inc.)

                 Against:

                                 Kennedy, John (Texas taxpayers and research association)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Allison, Jim (County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas)

                                 Greytok, Marta (City of. Stafford tx)

                                 Greytok, Marta (City of  austin tx)

                 Against:

                                 Reilly, Wendy (TechAmerica)

                                 Volkening, Ronnie (Texas Retailers Association)

            HB 1722

                 For:

                                 Chase, Brian (Bell Helicopter and Texas Defense Aerospace Aviation Alliance)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Barber, Kathy (NFIB/Texas)

                                 Chiodo, Dana (Raytheon)

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Deadrick, June (CenterPoint Energy)

                                 Dodson, Jeffrey (The Boeing Company)

                                 Flores, Robert (Texas Association of Mexican-American Chambers of Commerce)

                                 Hench, Marina (Texas Association for Home Care and Hospice)

                                 Rodriguez, Jennifer (Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company)

                                 Russell, Claudia (Owens-Illinios, Inc.)

                                 Volkening, Ronnie (Texas Retailers Association)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

            HB 1727

                 For:

                                 Rafferty, Joseph (HealthBridge Children's Hospital)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Apodaca, Michelle (Tenet Healthcare Corporation)

                                 Beinke, Allen (Baptist Health System)

                                 Capelo, Jaime (Texas Society of Ambulatory Surgery Centers)

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Girard, Chuck (HCA - Hospital Corporation of America)

                                 Hawkins, John (Texas Hospital Association)

                                 Hench, Marina (Texas Association for Home Care and Hospice)

                                 Hutto, Kathy (Community Health Systems)

                                 Schauer, Tim (Nexus Health System)

                 On:

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 1735

                 For:

                                 Hendrix, Chris (Walmart)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Vane, Mark (Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP)

                                 Volkening, Ronnie (Texas Retailers Association)

                                 Wylie, Ben (Walmart)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 1809

                 For:

                                 Eden, Greg (Self; National Campus and Community Development Corp.)

                                 Robertson, Janet (Self; Haynes and Boone)

            HB 1860

                 For:

                                 Chase, Brian (Bell Helicopter and Texas Defense Aerospace and Aviation Alliance)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Chiodo, Dana (Raytheon)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Dodson, Jeffrey (The Boeing Company)

                                 Rodriguez, Jennifer (Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 1923

                 For:

                                 Cox, Charles (City of Farmers Branch)

                                 Scott, Robert (City of carrollton, TX)

                                 Yeary, Christopher (MuniServices)

                 Against:

                                 Kennedy, John (Texas taxpayers and research association)

                 On:

                                 Lomax, Bryant (Comptroller)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Igo, Shanna (Texas Municipal League)

                                 Kroll, John (Self; MuniServices, Inc.)

                                 Shields, Chris (Fort Worth Transportation Authority)

                                 Sturzl, Frank (City of Arlington, Texas)

                 Against:

                                 DuBois, Jr., Doug (Texas Food & Fuel Association)

                                 Reilly, Wendy (TechAmerica)

                                 Volkening, Ronnie (Texas Retailers Association)

            HB 2251

                 For:

                                 Christian, George (National Association of Publicly Traded Partnerships)

                 On:

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Allday, Marty (Enbridge Energy)

                                 Billingsley, Anne (ONEOK, Inc.)

                                 Cagnolatti, David (Self)

                                 Cagnolatti, David (Phillips 66)

                                 Cannon, Thure (Texas Pipeline Association)

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Ellmer, Mindy (NuStar Energy)

                                 Fore, Delbert (Enterprise Products)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Grace, Jim (Centerpoint Energy)

                                 Holt, David (Permian Basin Petroleum Association)

                                 LeBas, James (TxOGA)

                                 Sander, Lindsay (Markwest Energy)

                                 Sander, Lindsay (National Association of Publicly Traded Partnerships)

                                 Stegall, Justin (Enbridge Energy)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller)

            HB 2775

                 For:

                                 Johnson, Karisa (Texas Building Owners and Managers Association (Texas BOMA))

                                 Kelley, John (Texas Building Owners and Managers Association (Texas BOMA))

                                 McMahon, Linda (The Real Estate Council - Dallas and The Real Estate Councils of Texas)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Calcote, Mary (Real Estate Council of San Antonio)

                                 Carson, Bradley (Real Estate Council of San Antonio)

                                 Chiodo, Dana (International Council of Shopping Centers)

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Gonzalez, Daniel (Texas association of realtors)

                                 Short, Jim (Houston Real Estate Council)

                                 Thomas, Chelsey (Texas Association of Realtors)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 3388

                 For:

                                 Hall, Joseph (Self; Texas chapter of National Association of Theater Owners & Rio

                                 Entertainment, Inc)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

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