HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ELECTION AND RULES

 

April 4, 2005 Hearing Room E

3:30 P.M.           Tape 31

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Derrick Kitts, Chair

Rep. Paul Holvey, Vice-Chair

Rep. Kim Thatcher, Vice-Chair

Rep. Billy Dalto

Rep. Debi Farr

Rep. Mitch Greenlick

Rep. Steve March

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Cletus Moore, Committee Administrator

Annetta Mullins, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

                                                Introduction of Committee Measures – Work Session

 

These minutes are in compliance with Senate and House Rules.  Only text enclosed in quotation marks reports a speaker’s exact words.  For complete contents, please refer to the tapes.

 

TAPE/#

Speaker

Comments

TAPE 31, A

003

Chair Kitts

Calls meeting to order at 3:33 p.m. and opens a work session for the purpose of introduction committee measures.

INTRODUCTION OF COMMITTEE MEASURES – WORK SESSION

004

Chair Kitts

Explains that the committee has two drafts for introduction today.  Explains that LC 3550 (EXHIBIT A) is a combination of several bills relating to campaign finance reform.  Outlines procedures and timeline for referral of LC 3550 to the Subcommittee on Campaign Finance.  

022

Rep. Thatcher

MOTION:  Moves 3550 (EXHIBIT A) and LC 3495 (EXHIBIT B) BE INTRODUCED as committee bills.

 

Rep. March

Comments he did talk with the sponsors of LC 3495 and they are now aware of the language issue and are working to correct it.

032

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

 

Chair Kitts

The motion CARRIES.

 

Chair Kitts

Closes the work session on introduction of committee measures, and encourages members to stop in the galleria to view the voting machines for the disabled.

046

Chair Kitts

Adjourns meeting at 336 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. Introductions, LC 3550, staff, 44 pp
  2. Introductions, LC 3495, staff 4 pp