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The House Committee on Economic & Small Business Development

84th Legislature

April 16, 2015

8:00 a.m.

E2.010

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on April 10, 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; Johnson; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth; Isaac; Metcalf; and Vo.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

HB 3685

 

The chair laid out HB 3685.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Anderson, Charles "Doc" to explain HB 3685.

 

(Representative Villalba now present.)

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Anderson, Charles "Doc" to close on HB 3685.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3685 was left pending without objection.

 

HCR 72

 

The chair laid out HCR 72.

 

The chair recognized Representative Lozano to explain HCR 72.

 

(Representative Rodriguez, Eddie now present.)

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Lozano to close on HCR 72.

 

HCR 72 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Johnson in chair.)

 

HB 26

 

The chair laid out HB 26 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Isaac moved that HB 26, 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; Johnson; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth; Isaac; Metcalf; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; Vo (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 27

 

The chair laid out HB 27 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Metcalf moved that HB 27, 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; Johnson; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth; Isaac; Metcalf; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; Vo (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 28

 

The chair laid out HB 28 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Rodriguez, Eddie moved that HB 28, 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; Johnson; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth; Isaac; Metcalf; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; Vo (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

(Representative Button in chair.)

 

HB 1155

 

The chair laid out HB 1155 as pending business.

 

Representative Rodriguez, Eddie moved that HB 1155, 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; Johnson; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth; Isaac; Metcalf; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; Vo (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 1292

 

The chair laid out HB 1292 as pending business.

 

Representative Johnson moved that HB 1292, 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; Johnson; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth; Isaac; Metcalf; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; Vo (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 1701

 

The chair laid out HB 1701 as pending business.

 

Representative Metcalf moved that HB 1701, 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; Johnson; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth; Isaac; Metcalf; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; Vo (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 1754

 

The chair laid out HB 1754 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Vo moved that HB 1754, 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; Johnson; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth; Isaac; Metcalf; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; Vo (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 1860

 

The chair laid out HB 1860 as pending business.

 

Representative Rodriguez, Eddie moved that HB 1860, 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; 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 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Johnson moved that HB 2667, 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; Johnson; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth; Isaac; Metcalf; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; Vo (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 1485

 

The chair laid out HB 1485 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Johnson moved that HB 1485, 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 Johnson; Faircloth; Isaac; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; Vo (6).

 

Nays:                           Representatives Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Metcalf (2).

 

Present, Not Voting:   Representative Button (1).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 2732

 

The chair laid out HB 2732 as pending business.

 

Representative Faircloth moved that HB 2732, 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; Johnson; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth; Isaac; Metcalf; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; Vo (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 3150

 

The chair laid out HB 3150 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Vo moved that HB 3150, 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; Johnson; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth; Isaac; Metcalf; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; Vo (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 3373

 

The chair laid out HB 3373 as pending business.

 

Representative Vo moved that HB 3373, 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; Johnson; Anderson, Charles "Doc"; Faircloth; Isaac; Metcalf; Rodriguez, Eddie; Villalba; Vo (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        None (0).

 

HB 1251

 

The chair laid out HB 1251.

 

The chair recognized Representative Alvarado to explain HB 1251.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Alvarado to close on HB 1251.

 

HB 1251 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3525

 

The chair laid out HB 3525.

 

The chair recognized Representative Rodriguez, Eddie to explain HB 3525.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Rodriguez, Eddie to close on HB 3525.

 

HB 3525 was left pending without objection.

 

At 9:16 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