The House Committee on State Affairs

85th Legislature

August 3, 2017

Upon final adjourn./recess

Agricultural Museum, 1W.14


Pursuant to an announcement from the house floor on August 3, 2017, the House Committee on State Affairs met in a formal meeting and was called to order by the chair, Representative Cook, at 1:49 p.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Cook; Giddings; Craddick; Geren; Guillen; Kuempel; Meyer; and Paddie.


A quorum was present.



HJR 31


The chair laid out HJR 31 as pending business.


The chair offered a complete committee substitute.


The committee substitute was adopted without objection.


Representative Paddie moved that HJR 31, as substituted, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.


(Representative King, Ken now present.)


The motion prevailed by the following record vote:


Ayes:                           Representatives Cook; Craddick; Geren; Guillen; King, Ken; Kuempel; Meyer; Paddie (8).


Nays:                           Representative Giddings (1).


Present, Not Voting:   None (0).


Absent:                        Representatives Farrar; Oliveira; Rodriguez, Eddie; Smithee (4).


HB 12


The chair laid out HB 12.


HB 12 was left pending without objection.


At 1:51 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.





Rep. Cook, Chair




Toni Barcellona, Clerk