HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ELECTION AND RULES

 

 

February 10, 2005   Hearing Room E

1:00 PM Tape 8

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Derrick Kitts, Chair

Rep. Paul Holvey, Vice-Chair

Rep. Billy Dalto

Rep. Debi Farr

Rep. Mitch Greenlick

Rep. Steve March

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:            Rep. Kim Thatcher, Vice-Chair

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Cletus Moore, Committee Administrator

Annetta Mullins, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:        

            Announcement of Subcommittee

 

 

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TAPE/#

Speaker

Comments

TAPE 8, A

003

Chair Kitts

Calls the meeting to order at 1:00 pm and asks the committee to stand at ease until other members arrive.  Reconvenes meeting at 1:02 p.m.

009

Chair Kitts

Announces that he has talked with Speaker Minnis and that he wants to get the committee’s focus back on election reform because he believes election reform is important to the entire state.  States he has asked Speaker Minnis for permission to appoint a subcommittee of this committee to deal with campaign finance reform directly related to the issues that the Speaker and Minority Leader brought forth in their press conference from the bi-partisan workgroup which was comprised of Rep. G. Smith, Rep. Rosenbaum, Rep. Hunt and Rep. Kitts. 

Announces a subcommittee to include Rep. Thatcher, Rep. Holvey, vice-chairs of this committee, and Rep. Hunt and Rep. Greg Smith who were members of the work group.  At the Speaker’s directive Rep. Smith will chair the committee.  The committee will also have a staff member from Legislative Counsel present at the meetings to work on the language as draft legislation progresses. 

036

Chair Kitts

Adjourns the meeting at 1:04 pm.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

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