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MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JURISPRUDENCE

Thursday, May 20, 2021

9:00 AM

Betty King Committee Room

 

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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 Jurisprudence was held on Thursday, May 20, 2021, in the Betty King Committee Room at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Joan Huffman, Chair

 

None

Senator Juan Hinojosa, Vice Chair

 

 

Senator Brandon Creighton

 

 

Senator Bryan Hughes

 

 

Senator Nathan Johnson

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 9:03 AM. There not being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

The chair laid out HB 79 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Zaffirini, to explain the bill.   Senator Huffman sent up a committee substitute.  The chair recognized Senator Zaffirini to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the house bill as engrossed. Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Huffman moved that CSHB 79 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 295 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Zaffirini, to explain the bill.  Senator Huffman sent up a committee substitute.  The chair recognized Senator Zaffirini to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the house bill as engrossed.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Huffman moved that CSHB 295 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

The chair laid out HB 3712 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator West, to explain the bill.  Senator Huffman sent up a committee substitute.  The chair recognized Senator West to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the house bill as engrossed.  Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Huffman moved that CSHB 3712 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 3986 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Zaffirini, to explain the bill.  Senator Huffman sent up a committee substitute.  The chair recognized Senator Zaffirini to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the house bill as engrossed.  Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Huffman moved that CSHB 3986 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 4661 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Zaffirini, to explain the bill.  Senator Huffman sent up a committee substitute.  The chair recognized Senator Zaffirini to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the house bill as engrossed.  Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Huffman moved that CSHB 4661 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HJR 165 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Zaffirini, to explain the bill.  Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Huffman moved that HJR 165 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 3354 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Perry, to explain the bill. No witnesses testified or registered on the bill.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 3354 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 3360 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Perry, to explain the bill. Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 3360 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 246 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Bettencourt, to explain the bill.  Senator Huffman sent up a committee substitute.  The chair recognized Senator Bettencourt to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the house bill as engrossed. Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Huffman moved that CSHB 246 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 1685 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Menéndez, to explain the bill.  Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 1685 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 193 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Blanco, to explain the bill. Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 193 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 451 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Blanco, to explain the bill. Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 451 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 2656 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Blanco, to explain the bill.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

At 9:43 AM Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

The chair laid out HB 222 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Springer, to explain the bill.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 222 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 10 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Schwertner, to explain the bill.  Senator Hinojosa sent up a committee substitute.  The chair recognized Senator Schwertner to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the house bill as engrossed.  Senator Hinojosa moved that CSHB 10 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 2730 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Kolkhorst, to explain the bill.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 2730 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 1938 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Kolkhorst, to explain the bill.  Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 1938 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered. 

 

The chair laid out HB 769 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Taylor, to explain the bill. Senator Hinojosa sent up a committee substitute.  The chair recognized Senator Taylor to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the house bill as engrossed. Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Hinojosa moved that CSHB 769 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

At 10:15 AM Senator Huffman resumed the chair.

 

The chair laid out HB 3564 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Taylor, to explain the bill.  Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 3564 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 1758 and recognized Senator Nathan Johnson, in the absence of the Senate sponsor Senator Birdwell, to explain the bill.  Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 1758 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 2430 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Juan Hinojosa, to explain the bill.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list. The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 2430 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 2448 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Juan Hinojosa, to explain the bill.  Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 2448 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 1159 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Creighton, to explain the bill.  Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 1159 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

At 10:33 AM Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

The chair laid out HB 1706 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Huffman, to explain the bill.  Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 1706 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 2025 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Huffman, to explain the bill.  Senator Huffman sent up a committee substitute.  The chair recognized Senator Huffman to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the house bill as engrossed.  Senator Huffman moved the adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered. No witnesses testified or registered on the bill.  Senator Hinojosa moved that CSHB 2025 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 2709 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Huffman, to explain the bill.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 2709 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 2803 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Huffman, to explain the bill.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 2803 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 2950 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Huffman, to explain the bill.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 2950 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 3521 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Huffman, to explain the bill.  Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 3521 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

At 10:56 AM Senator Huffman resumed the chair.

 

The chair laid out HB 1906 and recognized Senator Nathan Johnson, in the absence of the Senate sponsor Senator Alvarado, to explain the bill.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 1906 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 2295 and recognized Senator Nathan Johnson, in the absence of the Senate sponsor, to explain the bill.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 2295 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

At 11:02 AM Senator Huffman moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.

The posting rule, Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, was suspended to hear the following bill(s):

HB 1193

HB 2107

HB 2706

 

 

At 6:00 PM Senator Huffman reconvened the meeting.

 

The chair laid out HB 2706 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Nelson, to explain the bill.  Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 2706 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 4344 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Zaffirini, to explain the bill.  Senator Huffman sent up a committee substitute.  The chair recognized Senator Zaffirini to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the house bill as engrossed.  Senator Huffman moved that CSHB 4344 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 2107 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Menéndez, to explain the bill.  Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 2107 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HB 1193 and recognized Senator Juan Hinojosa, in the absence of the Senate sponsor Senator Whitmire, to explain the bill.  Witnesses registering on the bill are shown on the attached list. Senator Huffman moved that HB 1193 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

At 6:07 PM Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

The chair laid out HB 1900 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Huffman, to explain the bill.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 1900 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair laid out HJR 4 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Huffman, to explain the bill.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Huffman moved that HJR 4 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 4 ayes, 1 nay, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 1900.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 1900 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 4 ayes, 1 nay, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.

 

At 7:12 PM Senator Huffman resumed the chair.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business CSHB 769.  Senator Hinojosa moved the adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton moved that HB 769 do not pass but that CSHB 769 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Creighton 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 HB 3564.  Senator Creighton moved that HB 3564 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.  Senator Creighton moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered. 

 

At 7:13 PM Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.

 

The chair laid out HB 3774 and recognized the Senate sponsor, Senator Huffman, to explain the bill.  Senator Huffman sent up a committee substitute.  The chair recognized Senator Huffman to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the house bill as engrossed.  Senator Huffman moved the adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.  Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 3774 do not pass but that CSHB 3774 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for CSHB 3774.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 1706.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 1706 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Huffman moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 1706.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business CSHB 2025.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 2025 do not pass but that CSHB 2025 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.  Senator Huffman moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for CSHB 2025.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 2709.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 2709 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.  Senator Huffman moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 2709.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 2803.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 2803 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.  Senator Huffman moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 2803.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 2950.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 2950 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.  Senator Huffman moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 2950.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 3521.  Senator Huffman moved that HB 3521 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.  Senator Huffman moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 3521.

At 7:29 PM Senator Huffman resumed the chair.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business CSHB 79.  Senator Hinojosa moved the adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 79 do not pass but that CSHB 79 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.  Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered. Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for CSHB 79.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 193.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 193 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 193.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 222.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 222 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 222.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business CSHB 246.  Senator Hinojosa moved the adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 246 do not pass but that CSHB 246 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.  Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered. Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for CSHB 246.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business CSHB 295.  Senator Hinojosa moved the adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 295 do not pass but that CSHB 295 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.  Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for CSHB 295.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 451.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 451 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 451.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 1159.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 1159 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 1159.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 1685.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 1685 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 1685.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 1758.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 1758 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 1758.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 1906.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 1906 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 1906.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 1938.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 1938 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.  Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 1938.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 2295.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 2295 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 2295.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 2430.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 2430 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 2430.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 2448.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 2448 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 2448.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 2656.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 2656 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 2656.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 2730.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 2730 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Huffman moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 2730.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 3354.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 3354 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 3354.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HB 3360.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 3360 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HB 3360.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business CSHB 3712.  Senator Hinojosa moved the adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 3712 do not pass but that CSHB 3712 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for CSHB 3712.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business CSHB 3986.  Senator Hinojosa moved the adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 3986 do not pass but that CSHB 3986 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.  Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for CSHB 3986.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business CSHB 4661.  Senator Hinojosa moved the adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered. Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 4661 do not pass but that CSHB 4661 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.  Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for CSHB 4661.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business HJR 165.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HJR 165 be reported favorably to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent. Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for HJR 4.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business CSHB 10.  Senator Hinojosa moved the adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 10 do not pass but that CSHB 10 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.  Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for CSHB 10.

 

The chair laid out as a matter of pending business CSHB 4344.  Senator Hinojosa moved the adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Hinojosa moved that HB 4344 do not pass but that CSHB 4344 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.  Senator Hinojosa moved that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Creighton and Senator Hughes each submitted a motion in writing to be shown voting aye for CSHB 4344.

 

 

 

There being no further business, at 7:39 PM Senator Huffman moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Joan Huffman, Chair

 

 

 

 

 

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Koy Kunkel, Clerk