The House Committee on Corrections

85th Legislature

May 19, 2017

7:40 p.m.

Agricultural Museum, 1W.14


Pursuant to an announcement from the house floor on May 19, 2017, and permission granted on May 19, 2017, to meet while the House was in session, the House Committee on Corrections met in a formal meeting and was called to order by the chair, Representative White, at 7:43 p.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives White; Allen; Romero, Jr.; Sanford; Schaefer; and Tinderholt.


A quorum was present.




SB 677


The chair laid out SB 677, the companion to HB 553.


The chair offered a complete committee substitute.


The committee substitute was adopted without objection.


The chair moved that SB 677, 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 White; Allen; Romero, Jr.; Sanford; Schaefer; Tinderholt (6).


Nays:                           None (0).


Present, Not Voting:   None (0).


Absent:                        Representative Davis, Sarah (1).


At 7:45 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.





Rep. White, Chair





Janis Reinken, Clerk