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The House Committee on Constitutional Rights & Remedies, Select

87th Legislature

August 23, 2021

8:00 a.m.

Capitol Extension Auditorium, E1.004

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on August 20, 2021, the House Committee on Constitutional Rights & Remedies, Select met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Ashby, at 8:05 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Ashby; Bucy; Clardy; Geren; Jetton; Johnson, Ann; Klick; Landgraf; Longoria; Moody; Shaheen; and White.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

 

(Representative Lozano now present.)

 

(Representative Thompson, Senfronia now present.)

 

SB 6

 

The chair laid out SB 6 as pending business.

 

Representative Geren offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

The chair moved that SB 6, 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 Ashby; Clardy; Geren; Jetton; Klick; Landgraf; Lozano; Shaheen; White (9).

 

Nays:†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Representatives Thompson, Senfronia; Bucy; Johnson, Ann; Longoria; Moody (5).

 

Present, Not Voting:†† None (0).

 

Absent:††††††††††††††††††††††† Representative Neave (1).

 

HB 20

 

The chair laid out HB 20.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The chair recognized Representative Cain to explain HB 20.

 

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

 

The chair recognized Representative Cain to close on HB 20.

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

HB 20 was left pending without objection.

 

SB 1

 

The chair laid out SB 1.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

Without objection, the chair limited the bill sponsorís layout to 40 minutes.

 

The chair recognized Representative Murr to explain SB 1.

 

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

 

(Representative Thompson, Senfronia in chair.)

 

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

 

(Representative Ashby in chair.)

 

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

 

The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection.

 

SB 1 was left pending without objection.

 

At 3:48 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was recessed until the final adjournment or recess of the House, or during the period authorized for reading and referral of bills if permission granted by the House.

 

The committee reconvened at 6:30 p.m. and was called to order by the chair, Representative Ashby.

 

The quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Ashby; Clardy; Geren; Jetton; Longoria; Lozano; Shaheen; and White.

 

A quorum was present.

 

SB 1

 

The chair laid out SB 1 as pending business.

 

The chair offered a complete committee substitute.

 

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

 

(Representative Johnson, Ann now present.)

 

(Representative Klick now present.)

 

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

 

(Representative Landgraf now present.)

 

(Representative Thompson, Senfronia now present.)

 

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

 

(Representative Bucy now present.)

 

(Representative Moody now present.)

 

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

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

The chair moved that SB 1, 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 Ashby; Clardy; Geren; Jetton; Klick; Landgraf; Lozano; Shaheen; White (9).

 

Nays:†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Representatives Thompson, Senfronia; Bucy; Johnson, Ann; Longoria; Moody (5).

 

Present, Not Voting:†† None (0).

 

Absent:††††††††††††††††††††††† Representative Neave (1).

 

HB 20

 

The chair laid out HB 20 as pending business.

 

Representative Shaheen offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

The chair moved that HB 20, 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 Ashby; Clardy; Geren; Jetton; Klick; Landgraf; Lozano; Shaheen; White (9).

 

Nays:†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Representatives Thompson, Senfronia; Bucy; Johnson, Ann; Longoria; Moody (5).

 

Present, Not Voting:†† None (0).

 

Absent:††††††††††††††††††††††† Representative Neave (1).

 

 

At 8:07 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. Ashby, Chair

 

 

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Shannon Houston, Clerk