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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

            Ways & Means Committee

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

            HB 213

                 For:

                                 Heflin, Talmadge (Texas public policy foundation)

                                 Marcantonio, Ralph (Self; NFIB/Texas)

                                 Newton, Wil (NFIB/Texas)

                 Against:

                                 Garcia, Eileen (Texas Forward)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Allen, George (Texas apartment association)

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Findeisen, Les (Texas Motor Transportation Association)

                                 Geske, Matt (Metro 8 Chambers of Commerce)

                                 Gonzalez, Daniel (Texas association of realtors)

                                 Hale, Angela (McKinney Chamber of Commerce)

                                 Hammond, Bill (Texas association of business)

                                 Hinkle, Ron (Texas travel industry association,  Texas association of campground owners)

                                 Lively, Lance (Texas Package Stores Association)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                                 Perez, Richard (Metro 8 Chambers of Commerce)

                                 Rodriguez, Oscar (Texas Association of Broadcasters)

                                 Shelley, Dan (Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors)

                                 Shields, Chris (Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce)

                 Against:

                                 Lavine, Dick (Center for Public Policy Priorities)

                                 Melina Raab, Ted (Texas AFT)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 427

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Gonzalez, Daniel (Texas association of realtors)

                                 Hammond, Bill (Texas association of business)

                                 Hinkle, Ron (Texas travel industry association,  Texas association of campground owners)

                                 Newton, Wil (NFIB/Texas)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                                 Perez, Richard (Metro 8 Chambers of Commerce)

                                 Shelley, Dan (Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Shields, Chris (Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce)

                 Against:

                                 Lavine, Dick (Center for Public Policy Priorities)

                                 Melina Raab, Ted (Texas AFT)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 1103

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Gonzalez, Daniel (Texas association of realtors)

                                 Hammond, Bill (Texas association of business)

                                 Hinkle, Ron (Texas travel industry association,  Texas association of campground owners)

                                 Newton, Wil (NFIB/Texas)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                                 Perez, Richard (Metro 8 Chambers of Commerce)

                                 Shelley, Dan (Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors)

                                 Shields, Chris (Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce)

                 Against:

                                 Lavine, Dick (Center for Public Policy Priorities)

                                 Melina Raab, Ted (Texas AFT)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 1316

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Barber, Kathy (NFIB/Texas)

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Gonzalez, Daniel (Texas association of realtors)

                                 Hammond, Bill (Texas association of business)

                                 Hinkle, Ron (Texas travel industry association,  Texas association of campground owners)

                                 Hughes, Lisa (Texas Courier and Logistics Association)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                                 Perez, Richard (Metro 8 Chambers of Commerce)

                                 Shields, Chris (Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce)

                 Against:

                                 Lavine, Dick (Center for Public Policy Priorities)

                                 LeBas, James (TxOGA, Texas Chemical Council)

                                                                                               2


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 Against:

                                 Melina Raab, Ted (Texas AFT)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 1397

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Barber, Kathy (NFIB/Texas)

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Gonzalez, Daniel (Texas association of realtors)

                                 Hammond, Bill (Texas association of business)

                                 Hinkle, Ron (Texas travel industry association,  Texas association of campground owners)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                                 Perez, Richard (Metro 8 Chambers of Commerce)

                                 Shields, Chris (Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce)

                 Against:

                                 Lavine, Dick (Center for Public Policy Priorities)

                                 LeBas, James (TxOGA, Texas Chemical Council)

                                 Melina Raab, Ted (Texas AFT)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 1596

                 For:

                                 Cain, Douglas (Self)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

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

                                 Leal, Gloria (Texas alliance of energy producers)

                                 Stewart, Michael (Aggregate Transporters of Texas)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 1733

                 For:

                                 Fontenot, Tony (Aggregate Transporters of Texas)

                                 Pilcher, Stephen (Aggregate Transporters Association of Texas)

                                                                                               3


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Beinke, Allen (Texas Aggregates and Concrete Association)

                                 Cain, Douglas (Self)

                                 Flores, Robert (Texas Asociation of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce)

                                 Leal, Gloria (Texas alliance of energy producers)

                                 Stewart, Michael (Aggregate Transporters Association of Texas)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 1836

                 For:

                                 Owen, Bob (Texas Society of CPAs)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Barber, Kathy (NFIB/Texas)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 1981

                 For:

                                 Esparza, John (Texas Motor Transportation Association)

                                 Jurk, Russell (Self)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Barber, Kathy (NFIB/Texas)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 2145

                 For:

                                 Vonick, Robert (The Walt Disney Company and the Motion Picture Association of America)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Miele, Angela (Motion picture association of america, inc.)

                                 Richardson, Jody (Motion Picture Association of America)

                                 Rodriguez, Oscar (Texas Association of Broadcasters)

                                                                                               4


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 2168

                 On:

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Gonzalez, Daniel (Texas association of realtors)

                                 Hammond, Bill (Texas association of business)

                                 Hinkle, Ron (Texas travel industry association,  Texas association of campground owners)

                                 Hughes, Lisa (Texas Courier and Logistics Association)

                                 Newton, Wil (NFIB/Texas)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                                 Shelley, Dan (Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors)

                 Against:

                                 Lavine, Dick (Center for Public Policy Priorities)

                                 LeBas, James (TxOGA, Texas Chemical Council)

                                 Melina Raab, Ted (Texas AFT)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

            HB 2451

                 For:

                                 Bailey, Bob (Texas Agricultural Aviation Association)

                                 Shields, Chris (Texas Agricultural Aviation Association)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

                                 Warren, Ed (Comptroller)

            HB 2583

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Gonzalez, Daniel (Texas association of realtors)

                                 Lively, Lance (Texas Package Stores Association)

                                 Newton, Wil (NFIB/Texas)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                                 Shelley, Dan (Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors)

                                                                                               5


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 Against:

                                 Lavine, Dick (Center for Public Policy Priorities)

                                 Melina Raab, Ted (Texas AFT)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

            HB 2584

                 For:

                                 McKean, Sherry (Self; NFIB/Texas)

                                 Newton, Wil (NFIB/Texas)

                                 Norris, David (Self; NFIB/Texas)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Gonzalez, Daniel (Texas association of realtors)

                                 Hammond, Bill (Texas association of business)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                                 Shelley, Dan (Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors)

                 Against:

                                 Lavine, Dick (Center for Public Policy Priorities)

                                 Melina Raab, Ted (Texas AFT)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

            HB 2766

                 For:

                                 Davila-Burnett, Jessica (Corpus christi Hispanic chamber of commerce)

                                 Leyendecker, Dan (Self; Lnv Engineering)

                                 Schorgl, James (Burns & McDonnell)

                                 Talboy, Mike (Burns & McDonnell)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Allen, George (Texas apartment association)

                                 Barber, Kathy (NFIB/Texas)

                                 McKnight, Peyton (American Council of Engineering Companies of Texas)

                                 Nadkarni (Self)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                                 Thomas, Chelsey (Texas Association of Realtors)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

                                                                                               6


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

            HB 3109

                 For:

                                 Allen, George (Texas apartment association)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Connett, Brent (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Gonzalez, Daniel (Texas association of realtors)

                                 Newton, Wil (NFIB/Texas)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                                 Shelley, Dan (Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors)

                 Against:

                                 Lavine, Dick (Center for Public Policy Priorities)

                                 LeBas, James (TxOGA, Texas Chemical Council)

                                 Melina Raab, Ted (Texas AFT)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

                                 Craymer, Dale (Texas Taxpayers and Research Association)

            HB 3386

                 For:

                                 Bittick, Susan (Self; Ryan, LLC)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Chiodo, Dana (TechAmerica)

                 On:

                                 Bostick, Teresa (Comptroller of public accounts)

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