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Tuesday, March 25, 2003

House to Hear Moratorium Bill on Tuesday, April 1, 2003

House of Representatives
notice of public hearing
State Affairs Committee
8:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 1
John H. Reagan Building, Room 120
(corner of 15th & Congress)PLEASE ATTEND TO ENCOURAGE THE COMMITTEE TO PASS MORATORIUM LEGISLATION.
Chairman: Rep. Kenny Marchant
The committee will meet to consider the following measures:

  • HB 357: Dutton


  • Relating to the creation of a commission to study capital punishment in Texas and to a moratorium on executions.

  • HJR 22: Naishtat


  • Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses.
    HB 1576: Gallego

    Relating to the telecommunications planning and oversight council.
    HB 2397: Corte

    Relating to a vendor's or subcontractor's remedy for nonpayment of certain contracts.
    HB 1780: Davis, Yvonne

    Relating to payment to a subcontractor under a public work contract.
    HB 1499: Dukes

    Relating to the view of the state capitol.
    HB 2033: Menendez

    Relating to historically underutilized businesses that perform investment brokerage services for a state agency.
    1) The Chair will recess this hearing prior to 10:00 a.m. The hearing will be reconvened upon adjournment of the House of Representatives.
    2) Any measure posted for the March 31, 2003 hearing of the State Affairs Committee, but not considered at that hearing, may be considered at this hearing.
    3) Depending upon the duration of this hearing, the Chair may recess the hearing to reconvene at 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2003 in Room 120 of the John H. Reagan Bldg., at which time consideration may resume of any measures posted for the March 31, 2003 hearing or this hearing, but not yet considered.House State Affairs: 8 Republicans, 2 Democrats
    The House moratorium bills, HB 357 by Rep. Dutton and HJR 12 by Naishtat, have gone to State Affairs. There are six Republicans on the committee who voted "no" on all DP reform bills last session, two new Republicans who have no voting record yet, and two Democrats who voted "yes" on all our bills.
    Kenny Marchant (R), Chair: voted against MR, LWOP, Moratorium and Juvenile
    PHONE (512) 463-0468 FAX (512) 475-2271
    Jerry Madden (R), Vice-Chair: voted against MR, LWOP, Moratorium and Juvenile
    PHONE (512) 463-0544 FAX (512) 463-9974
    John Davis (R), CBO: voted against MR, LWOP, Moratorium and Juvenile
    PHONE (512) 463-0734 FAX (512) 479-6955
    Gary Elkins (R), Seniority Appointments: voted against MR, LWOP, Moratorium and Juvenile
    PHONE (512) 463-0722 FAX (512) 463-5610
    Toby Goodman (R), voted against LWOP, Moratorium and Juvenile
    (no recorded vote on MR)
    PHONE (512) 463-0562 FAX (512) 475-1178
    Jerry Madden (R), voted against MR, LWOP, Moratorium and Juvenile
    PHONE (512) 463-0544 FAX (512) 463-9974
    Byron Cook (R), Speaker Appointments: new member
    PHONE (512) 463-0730 FAX (512) 463-5896
    Dan Gattis (R), new member
    PHONE (512) 463-0309 FAX (512) 463-5896
    Glenn Lewis (D), voted Yes on MR, LWOP, Moratorium and Juvenile
    PHONE (512) 463-0716 FAX (512) 463-8411
    Michael "Mike" Villarreal (D), voted Yes on MR, LWOP, Moratorium and Juvenile
    PHONE (512) 463-0532 FAX (512) 463-7675

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