The House Committee on Appropriations

84th Legislature

May 22, 2015

9:00 a.m.



Pursuant to a notice posted on May 21, 2015, the House Committee on Appropriations met in a formal meeting and was called to order by the chair, Representative Otto, at 9:07 a.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Otto; Turner, Sylvester; Bell; Bonnen, Greg; Burkett; Giddings; Gonzales, Larry; Howard; Koop; Márquez; Miller, Rick; Phelan; Price; Raney; Sheffield; VanDeaver; and Walle.


A quorum was present.



(Representative Ashby now present.)


SB 9


The chair laid out SB 9.


The chair explained SB 9.


The chair offered a complete committee substitute.


(Representative Muñoz, Jr. now present.)


(Representative Hughes now present.)


The committee substitute was adopted without objection.


Representative Gonzales, Larry moved that SB 9, 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 Otto; Ashby; Bell; Bonnen, Greg; Burkett; Gonzales, Larry; Hughes; Koop; Miller, Rick; Phelan; Price; Raney; Sheffield; VanDeaver (14).


Nays:                           Representatives Turner, Sylvester; Giddings; Howard; Márquez; Muñoz, Jr.; Walle (6).


Present, Not Voting:   None (0).


Absent:                        Representatives Capriglione; Davis, Sarah; Dukes; Longoria; McClendon; Miles; Rodriguez, Justin (7).


At 9:52 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned.





Rep. Otto, Chair




Jonathon Storms, Clerk