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The House Committee on State Affairs

88th Legislature

April 3, 2023

2:30 p.m. or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted

Agricultural Museum, 1W.14

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on April 3, 2023, the House Committee on State Affairs met in a formal meeting and was called to order by the chair, Representative Hunter, at 3:01 p.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Metcalf; Raymond; Slawson; Smithee; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; and Turner.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

HB 9

 

The chair laid out HB 9 as pending business.

 

Representative Hernandez offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Thompson, Senfronia moved that HB 9, 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 Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Metcalf; Raymond; Slawson; Smithee; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (12).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HJR 125

 

The chair laid out HJR 125 as pending business.

 

Representative Metcalf offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Turner moved that HJR 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 Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Metcalf; Raymond; Slawson; Smithee; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (12).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HB 613

 

The chair laid out HB 613 as pending business.

 

Representative Raymond offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Anchía moved that HB 613, 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 Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Metcalf; Raymond; Slawson; Smithee; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (12).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HB 1500

 

The chair laid out HB 1500 as pending business.

 

Representative Guillen offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Spiller moved that HB 1500, 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 Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Metcalf; Raymond; Slawson; Smithee; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (12).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HB 1570

 

The chair laid out HB 1570 as pending business.

 

Representative Smithee moved that HB 1570, 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 Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Metcalf; Raymond; Slawson; Smithee; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (12).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HB 1620

 

The chair laid out HB 1620 as pending business.

 

Representative Turner moved that HB 1620, 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 Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Metcalf; Raymond; Slawson; Smithee; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (12).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HB 1942

 

The chair laid out HB 1942 as pending business.

 

Representative Hernandez moved that HB 1942, 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 Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Raymond; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (9).

 

Nays:                           Representatives Metcalf; Slawson; Smithee (3).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HJR 102

 

The chair laid out HJR 102 as pending business.

 

Representative Hernandez moved that HJR 102, 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 Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Raymond; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (9).

 

Nays:                           Representatives Metcalf; Slawson; Smithee (3).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HB 2127

 

The chair laid out HB 2127 as pending business.

 

Representative Spiller offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Smithee moved that HB 2127, 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 Hunter; Geren; Guillen; Metcalf; Raymond; Slawson; Smithee; Spiller (8).

 

Nays:                           Representatives Hernandez; Anchía; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (4).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HB 2142

 

The chair laid out HB 2142 as pending business.

 

Representative Turner moved that HB 2142, 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 Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Metcalf; Raymond; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (10).

 

Nays:                           Representatives Slawson; Smithee (2).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HB 2157

 

The chair laid out HB 2157 as pending business.

 

Representative Spiller moved that HB 2157, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed and be sent to the Committee on Local and Consent Calendars.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Metcalf; Raymond; Slawson; Smithee; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (12).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HB 2469

 

The chair laid out HB 2469 as pending business.

 

Representative Guillen moved that HB 2469, without amendments, be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed and be sent to the Committee on Local and Consent Calendars.  The motion prevailed by the following record vote:

 

Ayes:                           Representatives Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Metcalf; Raymond; Slawson; Smithee; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (12).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HB 2518

 

The chair laid out HB 2518 as pending business.

 

Representative Spiller offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Metcalf moved that HB 2518, 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 Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Metcalf; Raymond; Slawson; Smithee; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (12).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HB 2662

 

The chair laid out HB 2662 as pending business.

 

Representative Anchía offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Turner moved that HB 2662, 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 Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Metcalf; Raymond; Slawson; Smithee; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (12).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HB 2843

 

The chair laid out HB 2843 as pending business.

 

Representative Hernandez offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Thompson, Senfronia moved that HB 2843, 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 Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Raymond; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (9).

 

Nays:                           Representatives Metcalf; Slawson; Smithee (3).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HJR 155

 

The chair laid out HJR 155 as pending business.

 

Representative Thompson, Senfronia offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Raymond moved that HJR 155, 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 Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Raymond; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (9).

 

Nays:                           Representatives Metcalf; Slawson; Smithee (3).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HB 3447

 

The chair laid out HB 3447 as pending business.

 

Representative Guillen offered a complete committee substitute.

 

The committee substitute was adopted without objection.

 

Representative Smithee moved that HB 3447, 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 Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Metcalf; Raymond; Smithee; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (11).

 

Nays:                           Representative Slawson (1).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

HB 4559

 

The chair laid out HB 4559 as pending business.

 

Representative Metcalf moved that HB 4559, 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 Hunter; Hernandez; Anchía; Geren; Guillen; Metcalf; Raymond; Slawson; Smithee; Spiller; Thompson, Senfronia; Turner (12).

 

Nays:                           None (0).

 

Present, Not Voting:   None (0).

 

Absent:                        Representative Dean (1).

 

At 3:17 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. Hunter, Chair

 

 

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Ginny Holloway, Clerk