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The House Committee on Defense & Veterans' Affairs

86th Legislature

May 6, 2019

8:00 a.m.

E1.026

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on April 30, 2019, the House Committee on Defense & Veterans' Affairs met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Flynn, at 8:09 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Flynn; Tinderholt; Ashby; Hinojosa; Ramos; and Romero, Jr..

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

HB 584

 

The chair laid out HB 584 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

The chair moved that HB 584, as substituted, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion failed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Hinojosa; Ramos; Romero, Jr. (3).

 

Nays:                           Representatives Flynn; Tinderholt; Ashby (3).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Lopez; Lozano; Reynolds (3).

 

HB 620

 

The chair laid out HB 620 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

The chair moved that HB 620, as substituted, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Flynn; Tinderholt; Ashby; Hinojosa; Ramos; Romero, Jr. (6).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Lopez; Lozano; Reynolds (3).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HB 1045

 

The chair laid out HB 1045 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

The chair moved that HB 1045, as substituted, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Flynn; Tinderholt; Ashby; Hinojosa; Ramos; Romero, Jr. (6).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Lopez; Lozano; Reynolds (3).

 

HB 1349

 

The chair laid out HB 1349 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

The chair moved that HB 1349, as substituted, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion failed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Hinojosa; Romero, Jr. (2).

 

Nays:                           Representatives Flynn; Tinderholt; Ashby; Ramos (4).

 

Present, Not Voting:    None (0).

 

Absent:                         Representatives Lopez; Lozano; Reynolds (3).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HB 1984

 

The chair laid out HB 1984 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

The chair moved that HB 1984, as substituted, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion failed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Ashby; Hinojosa; Ramos; Reynolds (4).

 

Nays:                           Representatives Flynn; Tinderholt (2).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Lopez; Lozano; Romero, Jr. (3).

 

 

HB 3359

 

The chair laid out HB 3359 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

The chair moved that HB 3359, as substituted, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Flynn; Tinderholt; Ashby; Hinojosa; Ramos; Romero, Jr. (6).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Lopez; Lozano; Reynolds (3).

 

 

 

 

 

HB 4047

 

The chair laid out HB 4047 as pending business.

 

The chair moved that HB 4047, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Flynn; Tinderholt; Ashby; Hinojosa; Ramos; Romero, Jr. (6).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Lopez; Lozano; Reynolds (3).

 

SB 2047

 

The chair laid out SB 2047. This bill is the companion to HB 3359 by Miller.

 

The chair moved that SB 2047, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Flynn; Tinderholt; Ashby; Hinojosa; Ramos; Romero, Jr. (6).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Lopez; Lozano; Reynolds (3).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SB 2048

 

The chair laid out SB 2048. This bill is the companion to HB 3360 by Miller.

 

(Representative Lopez now present.)

 

The chair moved that SB 2048, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Flynn; Tinderholt; Ashby; Hinojosa; Lopez; Ramos; Romero, Jr. (7).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Lozano; Reynolds (2).

 

 

SB 2104

 

The chair laid out SB 2104. This bill is the companion to HB 3412 by Miller.

 

The chair moved that SB 2104, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Flynn; Tinderholt; Ashby; Hinojosa; Lopez; Ramos; Romero, Jr. (7).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Lozano; Reynolds (2).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SB 822

 

The chair laid out SB 822.

 

The chair recognized Representative Flynn to explain SB 822.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Flynn to close on SB 822.

 

SB 822 was left pending without objection.

 

SB 89

 

The chair laid out SB 89.

 

The chair recognized Representative Wilson to explain SB 89.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Wilson to close on SB 89.

 

SB 89 was left pending without objection.

 

SB 1091

 

The chair laid out SB 1091.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Ashby to explain SB 1091.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Ashby to close on SB 1091.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

SB 1091 was left pending without objection.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SB 1819

 

The chair laid out SB 1819.

 

The chair recognized Representative Tinderholt to explain SB 1819 on behalf of the sponsor, Representative Minjarez.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Tinderholt to close on SB 1819.

 

The chair moved that SB 1819, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                                                               Representatives Flynn; Tinderholt; Ashby; Lopez; Ramos (5).

 

Nays:                                                               None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:                                       None (0).

 

Absent:                                                            Representatives Hinojosa; Lozano; Reynolds; Romero, Jr. (4).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At 9:14 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.

 

 

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Rep. Flynn, Chair

 

 

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Amy Rister, Clerk