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The House Committee on Transportation

84th Legislature

April 16, 2015

8:00 a.m.

E2.012

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on April 10, 2015, revised on April 10, 2015, the House Committee on Transportation met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Pickett, at 8:01 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Pickett; Martinez, "Mando"; Burkett; Israel; Murr; Paddie; Phillips; and Simmons.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

HB 2540

 

The chair recalled HB 2540 from subcommittee.

 

The chair laid out HB 2540.

 

The chair recognized Representative Simpson to explain HB 2540.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Simpson to close on HB 2540.

 

Representative Martinez, "Mando" moved that HB 2540, 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 Pickett; Martinez, "Mando"; Burkett; Israel; Murr; Paddie; Phillips; Simmons (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Davis, Yvonne; Fletcher; Harless; McClendon (4).

 

HB 1317

 

The chair laid out HB 1317.

 

The chair recognized Representative Bohac to explain HB 1317.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

(Representative Fletcher now present.)

 

(Representative Harless now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Bohac to close on HB 1317.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1317 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3423

 

The chair laid out HB 3423.

 

The chair recognized Representative Raney to explain HB 3423.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Raney to close on HB 3423.

 

HB 3423 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1394

 

The chair laid out HB 1394.

 

The chair recognized Representative Burns to explain HB 1394.

 

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

 

(Representative Davis, Yvonne now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Burns to close on HB 1394.

 

HB 1394 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2722

 

The chair laid out HB 2722.

 

The chair recognized Representative Goldman to explain HB 2722.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Goldman to close on HB 2722.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 2722 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 471

 

The chair laid out HB 471.

 

The chair recognized Representative Farias to explain HB 471.

 

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

 

(Representative McClendon now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Farias to close on HB 471.

 

HB 471 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 383

 

The chair laid out HB 383.

 

The chair recognized Representative McClendon to explain HB 383.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative McClendon to close on HB 383.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 383 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2459

 

The chair laid out HB 2459.

 

The chair recognized Representative Martinez, "Mando" to explain HB 2459.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Martinez, "Mando" to close on HB 2459.

 

HB 2459 was left pending without objection.

 

At 9:11 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was recessed until upon final adjourn./recess.

 

The committee reconvened at 4:29 p.m. and was called to order by the chair, Representative Pickett.

 

The quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Pickett; Martinez, "Mando"; Burkett; Davis, Yvonne; Israel; Phillips; and Simmons.

 

A quorum was present.

 

HB 1913

 

The chair laid out HB 1913.

 

The chair recognized Representative Burkett to explain HB 1913.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Burkett to close on HB 1913.

 

HB 1913 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Murr now present.)

 

HB 2620

 

The chair laid out HB 2620.

 

The chair recognized Representative Burkett to explain HB 2620.

 

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

 

(Representative Harless now present.)

 

(Representative Phillips now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Burkett to close on HB 2620.

 

HB 2620 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2044

 

The chair laid out HB 2044.

 

The chair recognized Representative Raymond to explain HB 2044.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Raymond to close on HB 2044.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 2044 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2121

 

The chair laid out HB 2121.

 

The chair explained HB 2121.

 

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

 

The chair closed on HB 2121.

 

HB 2121 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2592

 

The chair laid out HB 2592.

 

The chair recognized Representative Phillips to explain HB 2592.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Phillips to close on HB 2592.

 

HB 2592 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3103

 

The chair laid out HB 3103.

 

The chair recognized Representative Murphy to explain HB 3103.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Murphy to close on HB 3103.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3103 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1954

 

The chair laid out HB 1954.

 

The chair recognized Representative Parker to explain HB 1954.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Parker to close on HB 1954.

 

HB 1954 was left pending without objection.

 

The chair directed that the March 26, 2015 minutes for the House Committee on Transportation be corrected. The corrected minutes were authorized without objection.

 

At 4:29 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. Pickett, Chair

 

 

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Samuel Gammage, Clerk