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The House Committee on Economic & Small Business Development

84th Legislature

March 26, 2015

8:00 a.m.

E2.010

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on March 20, 2015, and a suspension of the 5-day posting rule on March 25, 2015, the House Committee on Economic & Small Business Development met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Button, at 8:06 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Button; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth; Metcalf; Villalba; and Vo.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

HB 1606

 

The chair laid out HB 1606 as pending business.

 

Representative Faircloth moved that HB 1606, without amendments, 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 Button; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth; Metcalf; Villalba; Vo (6).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Johnson; Isaac; Rodriguez, Eddie (3).

 

HB 1049

 

The chair laid out HB 1049 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Vo moved that HB 1049, 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 Button; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth; Metcalf; Villalba; Vo (6).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:            Representatives Johnson; Isaac; Rodriguez, Eddie (3).

 

(Representative Rodriguez, Eddie now present.)

 

HB 1292

 

The chair laid out HB 1292.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Rodriguez, Eddie to explain HB 1292.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Rodriguez, Eddie to close on HB 1292.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1292 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2074

 

The chair laid out HB 2074.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Anderson, Charles "Doc" to explain HB 2074.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Anderson, Charles "Doc" to close on HB 2074.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 2074 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1440

 

The chair laid out HB 1440.

 

The chair recognized Representative Bell to explain HB 1440.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Bell to close on HB 1440.

 

HB 1440 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Rodriguez, Eddie in chair.)

 

HB 1318

 

The chair laid out HB 1318.

 

The chair recognized Representative Button to explain HB 1318.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Button to close on HB 1318.

 

HB 1318 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Button in chair.)

 

HB 1312

 

The chair laid out HB 1312.

 

The chair recognized Representative King, Phil to explain HB 1312.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative King, Phil to close on HB 1312.

 

HB 1312 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1657

 

The chair laid out HB 1657.

 

The chair recognized Representative Vo to explain HB 1657.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Vo to close on HB 1657.

 

HB 1657 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1658

 

The chair laid out HB 1658.

 

The chair recognized Representative Vo to explain HB 1658.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Vo to close on HB 1658.

 

HB 1658 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 996

 

The chair laid out HB 996.

 

The chair recognized Representative Parker to explain HB 996.

 

(Representative Isaac now present.)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Parker to close on HB 996.

 

HB 996 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 931

 

The chair laid out HB 931.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Murphy to explain HB 931.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Murphy to close on HB 931.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 931 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3613

 

The chair laid out HB 3613.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Isaac to explain HB 3613.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Isaac to close on HB 3613.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3613 was left pending without objection.

 

At 9:50 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.

 

 

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Rep. Button, Chair

 

 

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Victoria Smith, Clerk