HOUSE COMMITTEE ON GENERAL GOVERNMENT

 

April 26, 2005 Hearing Room B

8:30 A.M.          Tape  45

Corrected 10/14/05

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Peter Buckley, Vice-Chair

Rep. Mac Sumner Vice-Chair

Rep. Kevin Cameron

Rep. Sal Esquivel

Rep. Larry Galizio

Rep. Brad Witt

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:             Rep. Vicki Berger, Chair

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Caralyn Fischer, Committee Administrator

Jania Zeeb, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:        

HB 3329 – Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 2348 – 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 45, A

003

Vice-Chair Sumner

Calls the meeting to order at 8:33 a.m. and opens a public hearing and work session on HB 3329.

HB 3329 – PUBLIC HEARING AND WORK SESSION

007

Cara Fischer

Committee Administrator.  Summarizes the bill, and explains the -3 Amendments (EXHIBIT A).

033

Rep. Buckley

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 3329-3 amendments dated 4/13/05.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Cameron, Berger

 

Vice-Chair Sumner

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

040

Rep. Buckley

MOTION:  Moves HB 3329 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Cameron, Berger

 

Vice-Chair Sumner

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BUCKLEY will lead discussion on the floor.

NOTE: See tape 45 at 061, page 2 of this tape log for Rep. Cameron’s vote.

044

Vice-Chair Sumner

Closes the work session on HB 3329 and opens a work session on HB 2348.

HB 2348 – WORK SESSION

046

Cara Fischer

Committee Administrator.  Explains the lack of approval from the Speaker to send HB 2348 to the Committee on Elections and Rules.

059

Vice-Chair Sumner

Closes the work session on HB 2348 and opens a work session on HB 3329

HB 3329 – WORK SESSION

061

Rep. Esquivel

MOTION:  Requests unanimous consent that the rules be SUSPENDED to allow REP. CAMERON to BE RECORDED as voting AYE on the motion to ADOPT HB 3329-3 amendments dated 4/13/05

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Berger

 

Vice-Chair Sumner

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

067

Rep. Esquivel

MOTION:  Requests unanimous consent that the rules be SUSPENDED to allow REP. CAMERON to BE RECORDED as voting AYE on the motion to move HB 3329 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 – Berger

REP. BUCKLEY will lead discussion on the floor.

NOTE: See tape 45 at 040, page 1 of these minutes for the original vote.

 

Vice-Chair Sumner

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

074

Vice-Chair Sumner

Closes the work session on HB 3329 and adjourns the meeting at 8:39 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 3329, -3 amendments, staff, 1 p