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The House Committee on Appropriations

87th Legislature

May 4, 2021

7:30 a.m.

E1.030

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on April 29, 2021, revised on May 3, 2021, a suspension of the 5-day posting rule on May 3, 2021, and permission granted on May 4, 2021, to meet while the House was in session, the House Committee on Appropriations met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Bonnen, at 7:34 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Bonnen; Ashby; Bell, Cecil; Capriglione; Dominguez; Gates; Holland; Howard; Johnson, Ann; Johnson, Jarvis; Johnson, Julie; Minjarez; Raney; Schaefer; Sherman, Sr.; Stucky; Thompson, Ed; VanDeaver; Walle; Wilson; and Wu.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

HB 125

 

The chair laid out HB 125 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative VanDeaver moved that HB 125, 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 Bonnen; Ashby; Bell, Cecil; Capriglione; Dominguez; Gates; Holland; Howard; Johnson, Ann; Johnson, Jarvis; Johnson, Julie; Minjarez; Raney; Sherman, Sr.; Stucky; Thompson, Ed; VanDeaver; Walle; Wilson; Wu (20).

 

Nays:                           Representative Schaefer (1).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives González, Mary; Dean; Morrison; Rose; Toth; Zwiener (6).

 

(Representative González, Mary now present.)

 

(Representative Rose now present.)

 

(Representative Zwiener now present.)

 

HB 1063

 

The chair laid out HB 1063 as pending business.

 

Representative Ashby moved that HB 1063, 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 Bonnen; González, Mary; Ashby; Bell, Cecil; Capriglione; Dominguez; Gates; Holland; Howard; Johnson, Ann; Johnson, Jarvis; Johnson, Julie; Minjarez; Raney; Rose; Schaefer; Sherman, Sr.; Stucky; Thompson, Ed; VanDeaver; Walle; Wilson; Wu; Zwiener (24).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Dean; Morrison; Toth (3).

 

(Representative Morrison now present.)

 

HJR 82

 

The chair laid out HJR 82 as pending business.

 

Representative Bell, Cecil offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Stucky moved that HJR 82, 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 Bonnen; González, Mary; Ashby; Bell, Cecil; Capriglione; Dominguez; Gates; Holland; Howard; Johnson, Ann; Johnson, Jarvis; Johnson, Julie; Minjarez; Morrison; Raney; Rose; Sherman, Sr.; Stucky; Thompson, Ed; VanDeaver; Walle; Wilson; Wu; Zwiener (24).

 

Nays:                           Representative Schaefer (1).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Dean; Toth (2).

 

SB 1605

 

The chair laid out SB 1605 as pending business.

 

Representative Morrison offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Holland moved that SB 1605, 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 Bonnen; González, Mary; Ashby; Bell, Cecil; Capriglione; Dominguez; Gates; Holland; Howard; Johnson, Ann; Johnson, Jarvis; Johnson, Julie; Minjarez; Morrison; Raney; Rose; Schaefer; Sherman, Sr.; Stucky; Thompson, Ed; VanDeaver; Walle; Wilson; Wu; Zwiener (25).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representatives Dean; Toth (2).

 

(Representative Toth now present.)

 

SB 1336

 

The chair laid out SB 1336 as pending business.

 

Representative Schaefer moved that SB 1336, 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 Bonnen; Ashby; Bell, Cecil; Capriglione; Gates; Holland; Morrison; Raney; Schaefer; Stucky; Thompson, Ed; Toth; VanDeaver; Wilson (14).

 

Nays:                           Representatives González, Mary; Dominguez; Howard; Johnson, Ann; Johnson, Jarvis; Johnson, Julie; Minjarez; Rose; Sherman, Sr.; Walle; Wu; Zwiener (12).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HB 3185

 

The chair laid out HB 3185.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Krause to explain HB 3185.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Krause to close on HB 3185.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 3185 was left pending without objection.

 

HB 4284

 

The chair laid out HB 4284.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Holland to explain HB 4284.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Holland to close on HB 4284.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 4284 was left pending without objection.

 

SB 321

 

The chair laid out SB 321.

 

The chair offered and explained a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

SB 321 was left pending without objection.

 

At 9:50 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was recessed until upon final adjourn./recess or during the period authorized for reading and referral of bills if permission is granted by the House.

 

The committee reconvened at 5:31 p.m. and was called to order by the chair, Representative Bonnen.

 

The quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Bonnen; Dean; Johnson, Ann; Morrison; and VanDeaver.

 

A quorum was present for the sole purpose of taking testimony, pursuant to Rule 4, Section 16A.

 

SB 321

 

The chair laid out SB 321.

 

The chair offered and explained a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

(Representatives Wu; Raney; Howard; Gates; Zwiener; Sherman, Sr.; Rose; Wilson; Thompson, Ed; Bell, Cecil; Stucky; Dominguez; Holland; Minjarez; and González, Mary now present.)

 

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

 

The chair closed on SB 321.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

SB 321 was left pending without objection.

 

At 8:37 p.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. Bonnen, Chair

 

 

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Cameron Cocke, Clerk