MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON VETERAN AFFAIRS & BORDER SECURITY

Monday, April 8, 2019

2:00 PM or upon adjournment

Senator Campbell's Desk

 

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Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security was held on Monday, April 8, 2019, at Senator Campbell's Desk.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Donna Campbell, Chair

 

None

Senator Bob Hall, Vice Chair

 

 

Senator Nathan Johnson

 

 

Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

 

 

Senator JosÚ MenÚndez

 

 

Senator Charles Schwertner

 

 

Senator Kel Seliger

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 1538.

 

Senator Lucio, Jr. moved that SB 1538 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 6 ayes, 1 nay, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 1539.

 

Senator Hall moved that SB 1539 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 6 ayes, 1 nay, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 1598.

 

Senator Lucio, Jr. moved that SB 1598 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

Senator Lucio, Jr. moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 1819.

 

Senator Hall moved that SB 1819 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

Senator Seliger moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 2127.

 

Senator Hall moved that SB 2127 do not pass but that CSSB 2127 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 4 ayes, 3 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 2299.

 

Senator Hall moved that SB 2299 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

Senator Seliger moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business SB 2317.

 

Senator Hall moved that SB 2317 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

Senator Seliger moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

There being no further business, at 6:37 PM Senator Campbell moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Donna Campbell, Chair

 

 

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Elliot Smith, Clerk