Joint Committee on Ways and Means – 2007 Session

Natural Resources Subcommittee

 

Meeting Index

 

March 29, 2007

Hearing Room H-174

8:30 a.m.

Tapes: 71A, 72A

 

Members Present:

Sen. Devlin, Chair

Sen. Avakian

Sen. Nelson

Rep. Dingfelder, Vice-Chair

Rep. Clem

Rep. Burley

Rep. Garrard

 

Members Excused:

 

Rep. Nolan

 

Staff Present:

Paul Siebert, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Patti O’Rielly, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

HB 5050, Water Resources Department – Work Session

HB 5051, Water Resources Department Fee Bill – Work Session

HB 2101, Relating to Water Resources Department Fees – Work Session

 

This meeting index is in compliance with Senate and House Rules.  For complete content, please refer to the CDs.

Tape #/Counter

Speaker

Issues, Votes, Exhibits

TAPE 71A

 

 

003

Chair Devlin

Calls the hearing to order at 8:30 AM

Opens Work Session on HB 5050, Water Resources Department

005

Paul Siebert, Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Enters Legislative Fiscal Office Recommendations dated 3/29/07 on HB 5050 (Exhibit #1)

 

019

Chair Devlin

 

020

Mr. Siebert

 

030

Chair Devlin

 

031

Mr. Siebert

 

147

Chair Devlin

 

156

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

160

Mr. Siebert

 

163

Chair Devlin

 

164

Rep. Burley

 

169

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

170

Mr. Siebert

 

175

Chair Devlin

 

177

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

178

Chair Devlin

 

179

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

181

Phil Ward, Director, Water Resources Department

 

191

Rep. Burley

 

194

Mr. Ward

 

203

Rep. Burley

 

210

Mr. Siebert

 

213

Rep. Burley

 

214

Mr. Siebert

 

218

Chair Devlin

 

225

Rep. Burley

 

228

Rep. Clem

 

235

Mr. Ward

 

246

Rep. Garrard

 

255

Chair Devlin

 

256

Mr. Siebert

 

263

Chair Devlin

 

264

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

267

Chair Devlin

 

 

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Moves approval of the LFO recommendations to HB 5050, Water Resources Department

273

Chair Devlin

Vote:  7 – 0 – 1

Exc:  Rep. Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED

278

Mr. Siebert

 

309

Rep. Garrard

 

315

Chair Devlin

 

322

Mr. Siebert

 

323

Chair Devlin

 

324

Mr. Siebert

 

354

Chair Devlin

 

356

Rep. Burley

 

360

Chair Devlin

 

378

Rep. Burley

 

381

Chair Devlin

 

390

Mr. Siebert

 

399

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Moves approval of the LFO recommendations to Key Performance Measures, adoption of the budget note, and LFO recommended changes to HB 5050

407

Chair Devlin

Vote:  7 – 0 – 1

Exc:  Rep. Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED

409

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Moves HB 5050 as Amended to the Full Committee with a Do Pass recommendation

413

Chair Devlin

 

414

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

420

Chair Devlin

Vote:  7 – 0 – 1

Exc:  Rep. Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED

TAPE 72A

 

 

001

Chair Devlin

 

002

Rep. Garrard

 

002

Chair Devlin

 

003

Sen. Nelson

 

007

Chair Devlin

Closes Work Session on HB 5050

Opens Work Session on HB 5051, Water Resources Department Fee Bill

008

Mr. Siebert

Enters Legislative Fiscal Office Analysis dated 3/21/07 on HB 5051 (Exhibit #2)

014

Chair Devlin

 

015

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Moves HB 5051 to the Full Committee with a Do Pass Recommendation

017

Chair Devlin

Vote:  7 – 0 – 1

Exc:  Rep. Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED

022

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

023

Rep. Clem

 

023

Chair Devlin

Closes Work Session on HB 5051

Opens Work Session on HB 2101 Relating to Water Resources Department Fees

026

Mr. Siebert

Enters Legislative Fiscal Office Analysis dated 2/13/07 on HB 2101 (Exhibit #3)

032

Chair Devlin

 

033

Sen. Nelson

 

036

Chair Devlin

 

037

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

038

Chair Devlin

 

039

Mr. Ward

 

051

Chair Devlin

 

052

Mr. Ward

 

064

Rep. Garrard

 

066

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

076

Chair Devlin

 

081

Mr. Ward

 

084

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

093

Rep. Burley

 

110

Chair Devlin

 

118

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Moves HB 2101 to the Full Committee with a Do Pass Recommendation

120

Chair Devlin

Vote:  6 – 1 – 1

Aye:  Reps. Clem, Burley, and Dingfelder; Sens. Nelson, Avakian, and Devlin

No:  Rep. Garrard

Exc:  Rep. Nolan

Declares the motion CARRIED

124

Sen. Avakian

 

124

Chair Devlin

 

125

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

125

Chair Devlin

 

126

Rep. Burley

 

128

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

129

Chair Devlin

Adjourns the hearing at 9:12 AM