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The House Committee on Transportation

84th Legislature

April 23, 2015

8:00 a.m.

E2.012

CORRECTED MINUTES

 

 

On April 29, 2015, the House Committee on Transportation authorized the correction of the  minutes for the meeting of the House Committee on Transportation held on April 23, 2015. The following are the corrected minutes for that meeting:

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on April 17, 2015, revised on April 22, 2015, and a suspension of the 5-day posting rule and all necessary rules on April 21, 2015 and on April 21, 2015, the House Committee on Transportation met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Pickett, at 8:07 p.m.

 

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

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

HB 3151

 

The chair laid out HB 3151.

 

The chair recognized Representative Smith to explain HB 3151.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Smith to close on HB 3151.

 

HB 3151 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3777

 

The chair laid out HB 3777.

 

The chair recognized Representative Collier to explain HB 3777.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Collier to close on HB 3777.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3777 was left pending without objection.

 

 

HB 3020

 

The chair laid out HB 3020.

 

The chair recognized Representative Guerra to explain HB 3020.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

(Representative Harless now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Guerra to close on HB 3020.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3020 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1631

 

The chair laid out HB 1631.

 

The chair recognized Representative Phelan to explain HB 1631.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Phelan to close on HB 1631.

 

HB 1631 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1567

 

The chair laid out HB 1567.

 

The chair recognized Representative Turner, Sylvester to explain HB 1567.

 

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

 

(Representative Davis, Yvonne now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Turner, Sylvester to close on HB 1567.

 

HB 1567 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3634

 

The chair laid out HB 3634.

 

The chair recognized Representative Reynolds to explain HB 3634.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Reynolds to close on HB 3634.

 

HB 3634 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3350

 

The chair laid out HB 3350.

 

The chair recognized Representative Springer to explain HB 3350.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Springer to close on HB 3350.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3350 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2442

 

The chair laid out HB 2442.

 

The chair recognized Representative Zedler to explain HB 2442.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Zedler to close on HB 2442.

 

HB 2442 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 2764

 

The chair laid out HB 2764.

 

The chair recognized Representative Davis, Yvonne to explain HB 2764.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Davis, Yvonne to close on HB 2764.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 2764 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 1876

 

The chair laid out HB 1876.

 

The chair recognized Representative Bell to explain HB 1876.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Bell to close on HB 1876.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1876 was left pending without objection.

 

At 9:55 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was recessed until upon final adjourn./recess.

 

The committee reconvened at 6:45 p.m. and was called to order by the chair, Representative Pickett.

 

The quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Pickett; Martinez, "Mando"; Burkett; Fletcher; Harless; Israel; and Murr.

 

A quorum was present.

 

HB 790, HB 3129, HB 3783, HB 3796, HB 3329, HB 3862

 

The chair referred HB 790, HB 3129, HB 3783, HB 3796, HB 3329, and HB 3862 to the subcommittee on Long-term Transportation Planning Infrastructure.

 

The chair directed that the April 13, 2015 minutes for the House Committee on Transportation be corrected. The corrected minutes were authorized without objection.

 

HB 3050

 

The chair laid out HB 3050.

 

The chair recognized Representative Rodriguez, Eddie to explain HB 3050.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Rodriguez, Eddie to close on HB 3050.

 

HB 3050 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3907

 

The chair laid out HB 3907.

 

The chair explained HB 3907.

 

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

 

The chair closed on HB 3907.

 

HB 3907 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative McClendon now present.)

 

(Representative Davis, Yvonne now present.)

 

HB 1889

 

The chair laid out HB 1889.

 

The chair recognized Representative Metcalf to explain HB 1889.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

(Representative Paddie now present.)

 

(Representative Simmons now present.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Metcalf to close on HB 1889.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1889 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3593

 

The chair laid out HB 3593.

 

The chair recognized Representative Burkett to explain HB 3593.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Burkett to close on HB 3593.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3593 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 4004

 

The chair laid out HB 4004.

 

The chair recognized Representative Schaefer to explain HB 4004.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Schaefer to close on HB 4004.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 4004 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 830

 

The chair recalled HB 830 from subcommittee.

 

The chair laid out HB 830.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Murr moved that HB 830, 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 Pickett; Martinez, "Mando"; Burkett; Davis, Yvonne; Israel; Murr; Paddie; Simmons (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Fletcher; Harless; McClendon; Phillips (4).

 

HB 1119

 

The chair recalled HB 1119 from subcommittee.

 

The chair laid out HB 1119.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Martinez, "Mando" moved that HB 1119, 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 Pickett; Martinez, "Mando"; Burkett; Davis, Yvonne; Israel; Murr; Paddie; Simmons (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Fletcher; Harless; McClendon; Phillips (4).

 

HB 1360

 

The chair recalled HB 1360 from subcommittee.

 

The chair laid out HB 1360.

 

Representative Davis, Yvonne moved that HB 1360, 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; Davis, Yvonne; Israel; Murr; Paddie; Simmons (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Fletcher; Harless; McClendon; Phillips (4).

 

HB 1741

 

The chair recalled HB 1741 from subcommittee.

 

The chair laid out HB 1741.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Martinez, "Mando" moved that HB 1741, 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 Pickett; Martinez, "Mando"; Burkett; Davis, Yvonne; Israel; Murr; Paddie; Simmons (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Fletcher; Harless; McClendon; Phillips (4).

 

HB 1954

 

The chair moved to reconsider the vote by which the measure was reported from committee.  The motion to reconsider prevailed without objection.

 

The chair laid out HB 1954.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Simmons moved that HB 1954, 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 Pickett; Martinez, "Mando"; Burkett; Israel; Murr; Paddie; Simmons (7).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Davis, Yvonne; Fletcher; Harless; McClendon; Phillips (5).

 

HB 1969

 

(Representative Davis, Yvonne now present.)

 

The chair recalled HB 1969 from subcommittee.

 

The chair laid out HB 1969.

 

Representative Paddie moved that HB 1969, 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; Davis, Yvonne; Israel; Murr; Paddie; Simmons (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Fletcher; Harless; McClendon; Phillips (4).

 

HB 2085

 

The chair recalled HB 2085 from subcommittee.

 

The chair laid out HB 2085.

 

Representative Martinez, "Mando" offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Martinez, "Mando" moved that HB 2085, 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 Pickett; Martinez, "Mando"; Burkett; Davis, Yvonne; Israel; Murr; Paddie; Simmons (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Fletcher; Harless; McClendon; Phillips (4).

 

HB 2554

 

The chair recalled HB 2554 from subcommittee.

 

The chair laid out HB 2554.

 

Representative Simmons moved that HB 2554, 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; Davis, Yvonne; Israel; Murr; Paddie; Simmons (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Fletcher; Harless; McClendon; Phillips (4).

 

HB 2708

 

The chair recalled HB 2708 from subcommittee.

 

The chair laid out HB 2708.

 

Representative Israel moved that HB 2708, 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; Davis, Yvonne; Israel; Murr; Paddie; Simmons (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Fletcher; Harless; McClendon; Phillips (4).

 

HB 2756

 

The chair recalled HB 2756 from subcommittee.

 

The chair laid out HB 2756.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Martinez, "Mando" moved that HB 2756, 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 Pickett; Martinez, "Mando"; Burkett; Davis, Yvonne; Israel; Murr; Paddie; Simmons (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Fletcher; Harless; McClendon; Phillips (4).

 

HB 2861

 

The chair recalled HB 2861 from subcommittee.

 

The chair laid out HB 2861.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Murr moved that HB 2861, 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 Pickett; Martinez, "Mando"; Burkett; Davis, Yvonne; Israel; Murr; Paddie; Simmons (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Fletcher; Harless; McClendon; Phillips (4).

 

HB 3098

 

The chair recalled HB 3098 from subcommittee.

 

The chair laid out HB 3098.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Simmons moved that HB 3098, 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 Pickett; Martinez, "Mando"; Burkett; Davis, Yvonne; Israel; Murr; Paddie; Simmons (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Fletcher; Harless; McClendon; Phillips (4).

 

HB 3610

 

The chair recalled HB 3610 from subcommittee.

 

The chair laid out HB 3610.

 

Representative Israel moved that HB 3610, 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; Davis, Yvonne; Israel; Murr; Paddie; Simmons (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Fletcher; Harless; McClendon; Phillips (4).

 

HB 3722

 

The chair recalled HB 3722 from subcommittee.

 

The chair laid out HB 3722.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Burkett moved that HB 3722, 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 Pickett; Martinez, "Mando"; Burkett; Davis, Yvonne; Israel; Murr; Paddie; Simmons (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Fletcher; Harless; McClendon; Phillips (4).

 

At 9:38 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