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The House Committee on Economic & Small Business Development

84th Legislature

April 2, 2015

8:00 a.m.

E2.010

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on March 27, 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 8:05 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Button; Johnson; Isaac; Metcalf; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; and Vo.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

HB 931

 

The chair laid out HB 931 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Rodriguez, Eddie moved that HB 931, as substituted, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed and be sent to the Committee on Local and Consent Calendars.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Button; Johnson; Isaac; Metcalf; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; Vo (7).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth (2).

 

HB 1312

 

The chair laid out HB 1312 as pending business.

 

(Representative Anderson, Charles "Doc" now present.)

 

Representative Anderson, Charles "Doc" moved that HB 1312, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed and be sent to the Committee on Local and Consent Calendars.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Button; Johnson; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Isaac; Metcalf; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; Vo (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Faircloth (1).

 

HB 1657

 

The chair laid out HB 1657 as pending business.

 

Representative Johnson moved that HB 1657, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed and be sent to the Committee on Local and Consent Calendars.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Button; Johnson; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Isaac; Metcalf; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; Vo (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Faircloth (1).

 

(Representative Faircloth now present.)

 

HB 1658

 

The chair laid out HB 1658 as pending business.

 

Representative Isaac moved that HB 1658, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed and be sent to the Committee on Local and Consent Calendars.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Button; Johnson; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth; Isaac; Metcalf; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; Vo (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 2667

 

The chair laid out HB 2667.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Ashby to explain HB 2667.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Ashby to close on HB 2667.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 2667 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Johnson in chair.)

 

HB 26

 

The chair laid out HB 26.

 

The chair recognized Representative Button to explain HB 26.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Button to close on HB 26.

 

HB 26 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 27

 

The chair laid out HB 27.

 

The chair recognized Representative Button to explain HB 27.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Button to close on HB 27.

 

HB 27 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 28

 

The chair laid out HB 28.

 

The chair recognized Representative Button to explain HB 28.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Button to close on HB 28.

 

HB 28 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Button in chair.)

 

HB 1389

 

The chair laid out HB 1389.

 

The chair recognized Representative Villalba to explain HB 1389.

 

(Representative Johnson in chair.)

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Villalba to close on HB 1389.

 

HB 1389 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1506

 

The chair laid out HB 1506.

 

The chair recognized Representative Villalba to explain HB 1506.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Villalba to close on HB 1506.

 

HB 1506 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1701

 

The chair laid out HB 1701.

 

The chair recognized Representative Villalba to explain HB 1701.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Villalba to close on HB 1701.

 

HB 1701 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Button in chair.)

 

HB 29

 

The chair laid out HB 29.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Springer to explain HB 29.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Springer to close on HB 29.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 29 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3544

 

The chair laid out HB 3544.

 

The chair recognized Representative Springer to explain HB 3544.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Springer to close on HB 3544.

 

HB 3544 was left pending without objection.

 

At 10:21 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