The House Committee on General Investigating

86th Legislature

August 12, 2019

10:00 a.m.



Pursuant to a notice posted on August 7, 2019, the House Committee on General Investigating met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Meyer, at 10:18 a.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Meyer; Collier; Krause; Noble; and Pacheco.


A quorum was present.





Chairman Meyer made opening remarks.



Without objection, the committee entered into executive session under Subchapter B, Chapter 301, Government Code, the Rules of the House of Representatives, the Housekeeping Resolution.



The committee exited the executive session. No decisions were made or voted on during the executive session.



Chairman Meyer moved that, on behalf of the committee, the chair request the Texas Rangers Public Integrity Unit, under its authority under Chapter 411, Government Code, conduct an investigation into the facts and circumstances of the June 12, 2019 meeting between Michael Quinn Sullivan and Representatives Dennis Bonnen and Dustin Burrows and provide a copy of its final investigative report to the committee at the conclusion of its investigation. Vice-Chair Collier seconded the motion.



The motion prevailed by the following record vote:



Ayes:                           Representatives Meyer; Collier; Krause; Noble; Pacheco (5).


Nays:                           None (0).


Present, Not Voting:   None (0).


Absent:                        None (0).




Chairman Meyer made closing remarks.











There being no further business, at 11:10 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.





Rep. Meyer, Chair




Brittney Baldovinos, Clerk