The House Committee on Appropriations

80th Legislature

January 30, 2007

30 minutes after adjournment



Pursuant to a suspension of the 5-day posting rule and an announcement made from the floor on January 30, 2007, the House Committee on Appropriations met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Chisum, at 1:22 p.m.


The roll was answered as follows:


Present:              Representatives Chisum; Guillen; Allen, Alma; Branch; Brown, Betty; Brown, Fred; Crownover; Darby; Davis, John; Dukes; England; Harper-Brown; Hopson; Isett, Carl; Jackson, Jim; Kolkhorst; Lucio III; McClendon; McReynolds; Noriega, Rick; Otto; Riddle; Taylor; Zerwas (24).


Absent:              Representatives Chavez; Gattis; Menendez; Turner; Van Arsdale (5).


A quorum was present.


(Representative Gattis now present.)  (Representative Turner now present.)  (Representative Chavez now present.)  (Representative Van Arsdale now present.)


(Representative Guillen in chair.)


(Representative Chisum in chair.)


At 3:24 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned until 8:00 a.m., January 31, 2007.




Rep. Chisum, Chair




Gerardo Interiano, Clerk