The House Committee on Economic Development

80th Legislature

March 13, 2008

11:00 a.m.



Pursuant to a notice posted on February 13, 2008, the House Committee on Economic Development met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Deshotel, at 11:11 a.m.


The roll was answered as follows:


Present:              Representatives Deshotel; Straus; Ortiz, Jr.; Veasey (4).


Absent:              Representatives Kolkhorst; Dunnam; Morrison (3).


A quorum was present.


The Chairman made opening remarks.


Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.)


(Representative Straus in chair.)


(Representative Deshotel in chair.)


At 2:11 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Deshotel, Chair




Ben Fitzgibbons, Clerk