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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

            Ways & Means Committee

            April 29, 2013 - 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess

            HB 315

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Gibson, Stephanie (Texas Retailers Association)

                                 Nash, Windy (Dallas Central Appraisal District)

                                 Olsberg, Jeff (Tractor Supply Company)

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

                                 Volkening, Ronnie (Texas Retailers Association)

            HB 1511

                 For:

                                 Amerman, Matt (Self; City Councilman Hollywood Park Texas)

                                 Sartor, Bob (Self)

                 On:

                                 Volkening, Ronnie (Texas Retailers Association)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Igo, Shanna (Texas Municipal League)

                 On:

                                 Carreon, Rodrigo (Self)

            HB 1904

                 For:

                                 Hatcher, Julia (Self)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 Against:

                                 Garcia, Veronica (Houston ISD)

                                 Igo, Shanna (Texas Municipal League)

                                 Patterson, TJ (City of  Fort Worth)

            HB 2047

                 For:

                                 Christian, Adina (Ryan LLC)

                                 Rodrigue, Myron (Self; Kiewit Offshore Services)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Gibson, Stephanie (Ryan and Company)

                                 Shockney, Robert (Self; Kiewit Offshore Services)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 On:

                                 Reed, Cyrus (Lone star chapter sierra club)

            HB 2370

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Barber, Kathy (NFIB/Texas)

                                 Hammond, Bill (Texas association of business)

                 On:

                                 Mirabi, Amir (Office of Governor Rick Perry)

            HB 2385

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Craymer, Dale (Texas Taxpayers and Research Association)

                                 Roberts, Jack (Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants)

            HB 2488

                 For:

                                 Farquharson, Sandi (Ryan, LLC)

                                 Lipstet, Ira (Self)

                                 Mestier, Louis (Tax Executives Institute)

                                 Stein, Eric (Ryan)

                 On:

                                 Craymer, Dale (Texas Taxpayers and Research Association)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Hammond, Bill (Texas association of business)

            HB 2497

                 For:

                                 Chick, Nancy (Self)

                                 Holmes, Tere (Texas Licensed Child Care Association)

                 Against:

                                 Lee, Donald (Texas Conference of Urban Counties)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Crockett, Sarah (Texas Association for Infant Mental Health)

                                 Fincher, David (Self; National Child Care Coalition)

                                 Hutson, Lonnie (Self; Kids R Kids Private Preschools)

                 Against:

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

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 Against:

                                 Garcia, Veronica (Houston ISD)

                                 Giarratani, Dominic (Texas association of school boards)

                                 Mendez, Mark (Tarrant County)

                                 Mitchell, Seth (Bexar County Commissioners Court)

                                 Nash, Windy (Dallas Central Appraisal District)

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

                                 Tagliabue, Tom (City of Corpus Christi)

                 On:

                                 Biscoe, Laurie (Texas Workforce Commission)

            HB 2504

                 For:

                                 Newton, Chris (Texas Food and Fuel Association)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Carreon, Rodrigo (Self)

                                 DuBois, Jr., Doug (Self)

                                 Gibson, Stephanie (Texas Retailers Association)

                                 Volkening, Ronnie (Texas Retailers Association)

            HB 2641

                 For:

                                 Adams, Thomas (Tom) (City of Pilot Point)

            HB 2676

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Nash, Windy (Dallas Central Appraisal District)

                                 Pardue, Craig (Dallas County)

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

                 Against:

                                 Gillespie, Mark (Texas Association of Licensed Investigators)

            HB 2707

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Carreon, Rodrigo (Self)

                                 Garza, Ed (Self; San Antonio ISD)

                                 Gonzalez, Daniel (Texas Association of REALTORS)

                                 Kennedy, John (Texas Taxpayers and Research Association)

                                 Mahoney, Annie (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                                 Thomas, Chelsey (Texas Association of Realtors)

                                                                                               3


                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

            HB 2746

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Borskey, Mark (General Electric)

                                 Gibson, Stephanie (Texas Retailers Association)

                                 McAlister, Todd (Texas Air Conditioning Contractors Association)

                                 Noble, Shannon (Texas Air Conditioning Contractors Association)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                                 Power, David (Public Citizen)

                                 Ross, Susan (TREIA)

                                 Weinberg, David (Texas League of Conservation Voters)

            HB 2762

                 Against:

                                 Kennedy, John (Texas Taxpayers and Research Association)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Hodges, Ken (Texas Farm Bureau)

                                 Johnson, Cheryl (Self; Galveston County Tax Office)

                                 Mahoney, Annie (Texas Conservative Coalition)

                 Against:

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

                                 Giarratani, Dominic (Texas Association of School Boards)

                                 Lavine, Dick (Center for Public Policy Priorities)

                                 LeBas, James (Texas Chemical Council, Texas Oil & Gas Association)

                                 Lee, Donald (Texas Conference of Urban Counties)

                                 Mitchell, Seth (Bexar County Commissioners Court)

                                 Nash, Windy (Dallas Central Appraisal District)

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

                 On:

                                 Carreon, Rodrigo (Self)

            HB 3193

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Gonzalez, Daniel (Texas Association of REALTORS)

                                 Kennedy, John (Texas Taxpayers and Research Association)

                                 Nash, Windy (Dallas Central Appraisal District)

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

                                 Thomas, Chelsey (Texas Association of Realtors)

                 On:

                                 Carreon, Rodrigo (Self)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

            HB 3703

                 For:

                                 Kahn, Barry (Self; Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers)

                                 Magill, Albert e. (Self)

                 Against:

                                 Lee, Donald (Texas Conference of Urban Counties)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Brown, Jim T. (Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers)

                                 Markson, Dan (Self; Texas Association of Builders - Multifamily Council)

                                 Mintz, David (Texas Apartment Association)

                                 Norman, Scott (Texas Association of Builders)

                                 Steen, Yuniedth (BonnerCarrington)

                 Against:

                                 Garcia, Veronica (Houston ISD)

                                 Nash, Windy (Dallas Central Appraisal District)

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

                 On:

                                 Carreon, Rodrigo (Self)

            HJR 115

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Chick, Nancy (Self)

                                 Holmes, Tere (Texas Licensed Child Care Association)

                 Against:

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

                                 Lee, Donald (Texas Conference of Urban Counties)

                                 Mendez, Mark (Tarrant County)

                                 Mitchell, Seth (Bexar County Commissioners Court)

                                 Nash, Windy (Dallas Central Appraisal District)

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

                                 Tagliabue, Tom (City of Corpus Christi)

                 On:

                                 Carreon, Rodrigo (Self)

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