HOUSE COMMITTEE ON GENERAL GOVERNMENT

 

 

January 13, 2005   Hearing Room B

8:30 AM Tape 1

 

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Vicki Berger, Chair

Rep. Peter Buckley, Vice-Chair

Rep. Mac Sumner, Vice-Chair

Rep. Sal Esquivel

Rep. Larry Galizio

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Caralyn Fischer, Committee Administrator

Linda K. Gatto, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:                                                        

                                                     Adoption of Committee Rules - Organizational Meeting

                                                    

 

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 1, A

004

Chair Berger

Calls the meeting to order at 8:31 a.m. States her expectations and committee procedures. Opens the organizational meeting for the purpose of adopting the proposed committee rules.

ADOPTION OF COMMITTEE RULES - ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

020

Rep. Sumner

Asks what ex-offico means in rule number five.

024

Cara Fischer

Committee Administrator. Explains that the chair has the authority to sit on any subcommittee as a voting member.

028

Rep. Buckley

Refers to rules number six and asks if it is required that a subcommittee report back to the full committee before taking any action.

030

Chair Berger

Clarifies that the question is whether the subcommittee can take action. Answers that the subcommittee can report back to the full committee and the full committee can take action.

034

Fischer

Confirms that is correct.

034

Rep. Sumner

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT the proposed Committee Rules.

041

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Berger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

042

Chair Berger

Reviews what to expect at the next committee meeting.

050

Rep. Esquivel

Comments on his experience with the Senate Interim Committee on General Government.

047

Chair Berger

Closes the organizational meeting and adjourns at 8:36 a.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. Rules, Proposed Committee Rules, staff, 2 pp.