The House Committee on House Administration

85th Legislature

December 1, 2017

10:00 a.m.

E1.010

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on November 21, 2017, the House Committee on House Administration met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Geren, at 10:00 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Geren; VanDeaver; Bernal; Cyrier; Goldman; Hinojosa, Gina; Howard; Oliverson; Raney; Schubert; and Vo.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

(Representative Koop was also in attendance.)

 

The Chair presented the updated Sexual Harassment Policy for the Texas House Policy and Procedures Manual 2017 to the Committee.

 

The Chair called Jon Schnautz, House Ethics Advisor and Speakerís General Counsel, to explain changes to policy and answer questions.

 

(Representative Alvarado was also in attendance.)†

 

Representative Hinojosa moved to adopt the updated Sexual Harassment Policy to the House Policy and Procedures Manual 2017.

 

The motion prevailed without objection.

 

The Chair moved to adopt the interim budget for the Select Committee on Opioids and Substance Abuse.

 

The motion prevailed without objection.

 

At 10:20 a.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. Geren, Chair

 

 

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Buffy Crownover, Clerk