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The House Committee on Economic & Small Business Development

84th Legislature

April 9, 2015

8:00 a.m.

E2.010

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on April 2, 2015, revised on April 2, 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 8:04 a.m.

 

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

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

HB 1860

 

The chair laid out HB 1860.

 

The chair recognized Representative Hunter to explain HB 1860.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Hunter to close on HB 1860.

 

HB 1860 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3373

 

The chair laid out HB 3373.

 

The chair recognized Representative Miller, Doug to explain HB 3373.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Miller, Doug to close on HB 3373.

 

HB 3373 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1754

 

The chair laid out HB 1754.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Pickett to explain HB 1754.

 

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

 

The chair closed on HB 1754.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1754 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1037

 

The chair laid out HB 1037.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Simpson to explain HB 1037.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Simpson to close on HB 1037.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1037 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3150

 

The chair laid out HB 3150.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Huberty to explain HB 3150.

 

(Representative Villalba now present.)

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Huberty to close on HB 3150.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3150 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 996

 

The chair laid out HB 996 as pending business.

 

Representative Metcalf moved that HB 996, 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; Isaac; Metcalf; Villalba (6).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

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

 

HB 55

 

The chair laid out HB 55.

 

The chair recognized Representative Martinez, "Mando" to explain HB 55.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Martinez, "Mando" to close on HB 55.

 

HB 55 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1155

 

The chair laid out HB 1155.

 

The chair recognized Representative Alvarado to explain HB 1155.

 

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

 

(Representative Isaac in chair.)

 

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

 

(Representative Button in chair.)

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Alvarado to close on HB 1155.

 

HB 1155 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2732

 

The chair laid out HB 2732.

 

The chair recognized Representative Metcalf to explain HB 2732.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Metcalf to close on HB 2732.

 

HB 2732 was left pending without objection.

 

At 9:39 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was recessed until upon final adjourn./recess.

 

The committee reconvened at 2:41 p.m. and was called to order by the chair, Representative Button.

 

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

 

A quorum was present.

 

HB 3294

 

The chair laid out HB 3294.

 

The chair recognized Representative Burkett to explain HB 3294.

 

(Representative Isaac now present.)

 

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

 

(Representative Johnson now present.)

 

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

 

(Representative Rodriguez, Eddie now present.)

 

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

 

(Representative Johnson in chair.)

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Burkett to close on HB 3294.

 

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

 

HB 3294 was left pending without objection.

 

At 4:45 p.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