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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

            Ways & Means Committee

            April 22, 2013 - 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess

            HB 97

                 For:

                                 De Leon, Jorge (Self; Operation finally home)

                                 Flores, Louis (Self)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Casey, Carrie (Self)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                                 Johnson, Lee (Texas Council of Community Centers)

                                 Pelkey, Stefanie (Self)

                                 Privett, Tony (West texas home builders assoc)

                                 Swift, Sheryl (Galveston County Tax Office)

                                 Vargas, Daniel (Self; Operation Finally Home)

            HB 113

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Andrews, David (Self)

                                 Dorsey, Donald (Texas association of vietnam veterans)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                                 Johnson, Lee (Texas Council of Community Centers)

                                 Little, Morgan (Self; Tx coalition vets orgs)

                                 Mahoney, Annie (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Miterko, John A (Texas coalition of veteran organizations)

                                 Pelkey, Stefanie (Self)

            HB 229

                 For:

                                 Gibson, Cynthia (Self)

                                 Kiernan, Donna (Self)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Caraway, Luanne (Self)

                                 Casey, Carrie (Self)

                                 Dorsey, Donald (Texas association of vietnam veterans)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                                 Johnson, Lee (Texas Council of Community Centers)

                                 Little, Morgan (Self; Tx coalition vets orgs)

                                 Lord, Fred (Self; Military order of purple heart)

                                 Miterko, John A (Texas coalition of veteran organizations)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Pelkey, Stefanie (Self)

                                 Prather, Jude (Self)

                                 Swift, Sheryl (Galveston County Tax Office)

            HB 311

                 For:

                                 Hidalgo-Cook, Sarah (Southwest Area Regional Transit Districts)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Allen, Ray (Texas Transit Association)

                                 Heckler, Jeff (Texoma Area Paratransit Services - Sherman, Texas)

                                 Heckler, Jeff (Spartan Transit- Lubbock, Texas)

                                 McBeth, John (Self; Brazos transit district)

                                 Nelson, Lyle (Capital Area Rural Transportation Services)

                 Against:

                                 Mahoney, Annie (Texas Conservative Coalition)

            HB 548

                 For:

                                 Fry, Malia (Self)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Dorsey, Donald (Texas association of vietnam veterans)

                                 Flores, Robert (American GI Forum of Texas)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                                 Johnson, Lee (Texas Council of Community Centers)

                                 Lewis, Elizabeth (Self)

                                 Little, Morgan (Self; Tx coalition vets orgs)

                                 Miterko, John A (Texas coalition of veteran organizations)

                                 Pelkey, Stefanie (Self)

                                 Swift, Sheryl (Galveston County Tax Office)

            HB 709

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Caraway, Luanne (Self; Tax Assessor-Collector Association)

                                 Elfant, Bruce (Self)

                                 Gonzalez, Daniel (Texas Association of REALTORS)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                                 Mahoney, Annie (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Pardue, Craig (Dallas County)

                                 Pelkey, Stefanie (Self)

                                                                                               2


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Porter, Scott (Self; Tax Assessor Collectors Association)

                                 Stevens, John (City of San Antonio)

                                 Swift, Sheryl (Galveston County Tax Office)

                                 Thomas, Chelsey (Texas Association of Realtors)

            HB 732

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                                 Mahoney, Annie (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Pelkey, Stefanie (Self)

                                 Swift, Sheryl (Galveston County Tax Office)

            HB 1008

                 For:

                                 Porter, Scott (Self; Tax Assessor Collectors Association)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Caraway, Luanne (Self; Tax Assessor-Collector Association)

                                 Elfant, Bruce (Self)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                                 Mahoney, Annie (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Pelkey, Stefanie (Self)

                                 Swift, Sheryl (Galveston County Tax Office)

            HB 1162

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Dorsey, Donald (Texas association of vietnam veterans)

                                 Little, Morgan (Self; Tx coalition vets orgs)

                                 Miterko, John A (Texas coalition of veteran organizations)

                 Against:

                                 Mahoney, Annie (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                 On:

                                 Corrigan, Robin (Comptroller)

            HB 1217

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Dorsey, Donald (Texas association of vietnam veterans)

                                 Flores, Robert (American GI Forum of Texas)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Little, Morgan (Self; Tx coalition vets orgs)

                                 Miterko, John A (Texas coalition of veteran organizations)

                                 Swift, Sheryl (Galveston County Tax Office)

                 Against:

                                 Mahoney, Annie (Texas Conservative Coalition)

            HB 1466

                 For:

                                 Smith, Clyde (City of emory)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Kroll, John (Rains County)

                                 Marshall, Patsy (Self; Rains county)

                                 Wolfe, Wayne (Self)

                 On:

                                 Corrigan, Robin (Comptroller)

            HB 2231

                 For:

                                 Horn, Mary (Self; Denton County Commissioners Court)

                 Against:

                                 Maurina, Tod (Self; The City of The Colony, Texas)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Gonzalez, Daniel (Texas Association of REALTORS)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                                 Lee, Donald (Texas Conference of Urban Counties)

                                 Robinson, Jim (Self; Texas Association of Appraisal Districts)

                                 Swift, Sheryl (Galveston County Tax Office)

                                 Thomas, Chelsey (Texas Association of Realtors)

                 Against:

                                 Powell, Troy (Self; City of The Colony, Texas)

                                 Raines, Stephen (Self)

                                 Samford, Keri (City of The Colony, Texas)

                                 Shallenberger, Brant (City of The Colony, Texas)

                                 Ventura, Misty (Self)

                 On:

                                 Hersh, Sharon (Texas State Comptroller's Office)

                                                                                               4


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

            HB 2408

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                                 Prashner, Dan (Self; Statutory Probate Judges)

                                 Robinson, Jim (Self; Texas Association of Appraisal Districts)

                                 Swift, Sheryl (Galveston County Tax Office)

            HB 2636

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Baker, Lindsey (CITY OF DENTON)

                                 Caraway, Kippy (City of houston)

                                 Privett, Tony (City of Lubbock)

                                 Wynn, Monty (Texas Municipal League)

            HB 2687

                 For:

                                 Smith, Mariannem (Self; Spring ISD)

                 Against:

                                 Ruby, Doug (Texas Property Tax Lienholders Association)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Borunda Firth, Sylvia (City of El Paso)

                                 Caraway, Kippy (City of houston)

                                 Elfant, Bruce (Self)

                                 Embrey, Celeste (Texas Bankers Association)

                                 Hrncir, John (City of Austin)

                                 Lee, Donald (Texas Conference of Urban Counties)

                                 Lee, Thomas W. (Self)

                                 Reeves, Kathy (Self)

                                 Young, Chris (Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP)

                 Against:

                                 Beinke, Allen (Texas Property Tax Lienholders Association)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                                 Swift, Sheryl (Galveston County Tax Office)

            HB 2777

                 For:

                                 Israel, Jeanne (Self)

                                 Knowlton, Stuart (Self)

                                                                                               5


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                 Against:

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                                 Lee, Donald (Texas Conference of Urban Counties)

                                 Longoria, Ruben (Texas Association of School Boaeds)

                                 Mahoney, Annie (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Mendez, Mark (Tarrant County Commissioners Court)

                                 Robinson, Jim (Self; Texas Association of Appraisal Districts)

                                 Sisk, Cathy (Harris County)

                                 Swift, Sheryl (Galveston County Tax Office)

            HB 2972

                 For:

                                 Christian, Adina (Ryan LLC)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Gibson, Stephanie (Ryan and Company)

            HB 3132

                 For:

                                 Cascos, Carlos (Cameron county)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Andrews, David (Self)

                                 Dorsey, Donald (Texas association of vietnam veterans)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                                 Little, Morgan (Self; Tx coalition vets orgs)

                                 Miterko, John A (Texas coalition of veteran organizations)

                                 Swift, Sheryl (Galveston County Tax Office)

                 Against:

                                 Mahoney, Annie (Texas Conservative Coalition)

            HB 3159

                 For:

                                 Forestier, Hector (City of Willis)

                                 Huckaby, Clay (Self; Buda Fire Department / Hays County ESD #8)

                                 LaBorde, Brian (City of Buda)

                                 Longley, Bill (Texas Municipal League)

                 On:

                                 Carlton, John (Texas State Association of Fire and Emergency Districts)

                                                                                               6


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Kotlan, William (City of Montgomery)

                 On:

                                 Corrigan, Robin (Comptroller)

            HB 3173

                 For:

                                 Barber, Kathy (NFIB/Texas)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Mahoney, Annie (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                 Against:

                                 Garcia, Veronica (Houston ISD)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                                 Lee, Donald (Texas Conference of Urban Counties)

                                 Longley, Bill (Texas Municipal League)

                                 Swift, Sheryl (Galveston County Tax Office)

                                 Tagliabue, Tom (City of Corpus Christi)

            HB 3278

                 For:

                                 Harris, Charles (Self; Texas Independent Firearms Dealers Association)

                 Against:

                                 Hedtke, Amy (Self; North texas liberty group)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Kroll, John (Texas Independant Firearms Dealers Association)

                 Against:

                                 Beckmeyer, Teresa (Self)

                                 Palmer, Joe (Self)

                 On:

                                 Corrigan, Robin (Comptroller)

            HB 3352

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Higgins, Rick (Self; Texas motorcycle dealer asscosiation)

                                 Lamb, Mark (Self; Tx motorcycle dealers assoc.)

                                 Poinsett, Royce (Texas Motorcycle Dealers Association)

                                                                                               7


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 On:

                                 Corrigan, Robin (Comptroller)

            HB 3589

                 For:

                                 Earl, David (Self; Mission del Lago, Ltd.)

                                 Rogers, Virginia (Self; Mission del Lago, Ltd.)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Benavides, Pete (Self; San antonio trzw no 6)

                                 Casey, Carrie (Self)

                                 Casey, Christopher (Self)

                                 Casey, Hallie (Self)

                                 Casey, Hallie j (Self)

                                 Clay, Megan (Self; Mission del Lago, Ltd.)

                                 Delony, Andy (Self)

                                 Dominguez, Charles (Self)

                                 Halliwell, Jackson (Self)

                                 Hill, Anthony (Self)

                                 Ingersoll, Deborah (Mission Del Lago)

                                 Lewis, Elizabeth (Self)

                                 Murray, Angela (Self)

                                 Murray, Richard (Self)

                                 Robert., Brendan (Self)

                                 Rogers, David (Self)

                                 Suites, Stacey (Self)

                 Against:

                                 Stevens, John (City of San Antonio)

            HJR 24

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 De Leon, Jorge (Self; Operation finally home)

                                 Flores, Louis (Self)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                                 Privett, Tony (West texas home builders assoc)

                                 Vargas, Daniel (Self; Operation Finally Home)

            HJR 28

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Lord, Fred (Self; Military order of purple heart)

                                 Mahoney, Annie (Texas Conservative Coalition)

            HJR 50

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Caraway, Luanne (Self)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

            HJR 62

                 For:

                                 Lewis, Elizabeth (Self)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Flores, Robert (American GI Forum of Texas)

                                 Fry, Malia (Self)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                                 Pelkey, Stefanie (Self)

            HJR 82

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Flores, Robert (American GI Forum of Texas)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                 Against:

                                 Mahoney, Annie (Texas Conservative Coalition)

            HJR 134

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Cascos, Carlos (Cameron county)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Galveston county tax office)

                 Against:

                                 Mahoney, Annie (Texas Conservative Coalition)

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