HOUSE COMMITTEE ON GENERAL GOVERNMENT

 

April 19, 2005 Hearing Room B

8:30 A.M.          Tape  42

            Corrected 10/14/05

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Vicki Berger, Chair

Rep. Peter Buckley, Vice-Chair

Rep. Mac Sumner Vice-Chair

Rep. Kevin Cameron

Rep. Sal Esquivel

Rep. Larry Galizio

Rep. Brad Witt

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Caralyn Fischer, Committee Administrator

Jania Zeeb, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:        

HCR 6 – Work Session

HJR 43 – Work Session

HJR 32 – 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 42, A

003

Chair Berger

Calls the meeting to order at 8:36 a.m. and opens a public hearing on HCR 6.

HCR 6 – WORK SESSION

007

Cara Fischer

Committee Administrator.  Summarizes HCR 6.

014

Mark Lucca

Former reserve deputy sheriff.  Submits prepared testimony in support of HCR 6 (EXHIBIT A).  Testifies in support of HCR 6.  Relates personal experience with Mr. Coine.  Talks about what he learned from Mr. Coine.   

108

Lucca

Discusses why Mr. Coine should be honored. 

142

Rep. Sumner

MOTION:  Moves HCR 6 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED recommendation.

144

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

 

Chair Berger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. SUMNER will lead discussion on the floor.

146

Chair Berger

Closes the work session on HCR 6 and opens a work session on HJR 43.

HJR 43 – WORK SESSION

150

Chair Berger

Explains that there is another similar bill in the Election and Rules Committee, so it is her intent to move HJR 43 to that committee. 

161

Don Schellenberg

Farm Bureau.  Discusses HJR 43.  Explains HJR 43.  Gives a recommendation for an amendment.

211

Rep. Buckley

MOTION:  Moves HJR 43 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to adoption and BE REFERRED to the committee on Elections and Rules.

223

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

 

Chair Berger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

225

Chair Berger

Closes the work session on HJR 43 and opens a work session on HJR 32.

HJR 32 – WORK SESSION

227

Cara Fischer

Committee Administrator.  Summarizes HJR 32.

239

Rep. Sumner

Asks if this is a workable idea.

243

Dave Henderson

States that it is believed to be workable.

251

Rep. Sumner

MOTION:  Moves HJR 32 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED recommendation.

256

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

 

Chair Berger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. SUMNER will lead discussion on the floor.

263

Chair Berger

Closes the work session on HJR 32 and adjourns the meeting at 8:55 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HCR 6, prepared testimony, Mark Lucca, 2 pp