Legislature(2009 - 2010)

04/07/2010 03:37 PM HB300


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SUMMARY                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     CSHB 300(FIN)                                                                                                            
      "An Act making appropriations for the operating and                                                                       
      loan program expenses of state government, for                                                                            
      certain programs, and to capitalize funds; and                                                                            
      providing for an effective date."                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     Senate CS for CSHB 300(FIN) am S                                                                                         
      "An Act making appropriations for the operating and                                                                       
      loan program expenses of state government, for                                                                            
      certain programs, and to capitalize funds; and                                                                            
      providing for an effective date."                                                                                         
and                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     CSHB 302(FIN)                                                                                                            
      "An Act making appropriations for the operating and                                                                       
      capital expenses of the state's integrated                                                                                
      comprehensive mental health program; and providing                                                                        
      for an effective date."                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Senate CS for CSHB 302(FIN)                                                                                              
      "An Act making appropriations for the operating and                                                                       
      capital expenses of the state's integrated                                                                                
      comprehensive mental health program; and providing                                                                        
      for an effective date."                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
3:37:36 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative  Hawker  MOVED Senator  Hoffman  serve as  the                                                                   
presiding  chair of the  Conference Committee  on HB  300 and                                                                   
HB 302.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Senator  Hoffman MOVED  that  Chair Representative  serve  as                                                                   
Vice-chair  of the  Conference  Committee on  HB  300 and  HB
302. There being NO OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Chair Hoffman  noted that  both the  House and Senate  budget                                                                   
process  allowed for public  testimony.  That portion  of the                                                                   
process  is now  concluded;  the Conference  Committee  would                                                                   
not accept  further public testimony.  Unless invited  by the                                                                   
Chair,  only members  of the  Conference  Committee may  take                                                                   
part in discussion or sit at the table.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:38:43 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Chair   Hoffman  observed   that   the  Legislative   Finance                                                                   
Division  had been directed  to prepare  the "motion  sheets"                                                                   
for  use  by the  Conference  Committee.  The  motion  sheets                                                                   
summarize  the differences  between the  two versions  of the                                                                   
bills  before the  Conference  Committee and  are located  on                                                                   
the Legislative Finance Division's website.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Chair Hoffman  explained that the Conference  Committee would                                                                   
operate  under  Uniform  Rule   42.  All  action  requires  a                                                                   
majority  vote  from  each  body  for  adoption.  A  copy  of                                                                   
Uniform Rule 42  and related legal opinions  were provided in                                                                   
each  member's packet.  Motions  require a  majority of  each                                                                   
body.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Vice  Chair   Hawker  MOVED   that  all  appropriations   and                                                                   
language in the  FY08 Operating Budget that  are identical in                                                                   
House and  Senate versions of HB  300 and HB 302  be adopted.                                                                   
There being NO OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Chair  Hoffman   observed  that  the  committee   would  need                                                                   
limited powers to reach agreements.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
Chair  Hoffman  explained  that   under  Limited  Powers  the                                                                   
Conference Committee  can adopt  any amount between  zero and                                                                   
the  higher of  the  House or  Senate  version  of each  item                                                                   
subject to conference.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Vice  Chair  Hawker  MOVED  to   ADOPT  a  letter  requesting                                                                   
limited  powers of  free conference  for the  items that  are                                                                   
not identical. There being NO OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Chair Hoffman observed  that the Committee meetings  would be                                                                   
posted on BASIS under the 24 hour rule.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB  300 and  HB 302  were  heard and  HELD  in Committee  for                                                                   
further consideration.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
3:40:00 PM                                                                                                                    

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