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The House Committee on Transportation

84th Legislature

May 8, 2015

8:30 a.m.

Agricultural Museum, 1W.14

 

Pursuant to an announcement from the house floor on May 7, 2015, the House Committee on Transportation met in a formal meeting and was called to order by the chair, Representative Pickett, at 8:35 a.m.

 

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

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

SB 678

 

The chair laid out SB 678, the companion to HB 1944.

 

Representative Murr moved that SB 678, 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 Pickett; Martinez, "Mando"; Burkett; Fletcher; Harless; Israel; Minjarez; Murr (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Davis, Yvonne; McClendon; Paddie; Phillips; Simmons (5).

 

SB 754

 

The chair laid out SB 754, the companion to HB 3862.

 

Representative Fletcher moved that SB 754, 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; Fletcher; Harless; Israel; Minjarez; Murr (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Davis, Yvonne; McClendon; Paddie; Phillips; Simmons (5).

 

SB 1338

 

The chair laid out SB 1338, the companion to HB 3350.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Fletcher moved that SB 1338, 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; Fletcher; Harless; Israel; Minjarez; Murr (8).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Davis, Yvonne; McClendon; Paddie; Phillips; Simmons (5).

 

HB 3520

 

The chair laid out HB 3520.

 

The chair recognized Representative Muņoz, Jr. to explain HB 3520.

 

The chair recognized Representative Muņoz, Jr. to close on HB 3520.

 

HB 3520 was left pending without objection.

 

(Representative Simmons now present.)

 

HB 1907

 

The chair laid out HB 1907.

 

The chair explained HB 1907.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair closed on HB 1907.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 1907 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 3666

 

The chair laid out HB 3666 as pending business.

 

Representative Simmons moved that HB 3666, 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; Fletcher; Harless; Israel; Minjarez; Murr; Simmons (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Davis, Yvonne; McClendon; Paddie; Phillips (4).

 

HB 3144

 

The chair laid out HB 3144 as pending business.

 

Representative Israel moved that HB 3144, 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; Fletcher; Harless; Israel; Minjarez; Murr; Simmons (9).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Davis, Yvonne; McClendon; Paddie; Phillips (4).

 

At 8:54 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. Pickett, Chair

 

 

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Samuel Gammage, Clerk