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2016-04-13 House Journal

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2016-04-13                     House Journal                      Page 2307
HB 247                                                                                                                        
The following, which was held in third reading to today's calendar                                                              
(page 2286), was before the House:                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 247(FIN) am                                                                                          
     "An Act relating to interest applicable to delinquent tax; relating                                                        
     to the oil and gas production tax, tax payments, and credits;                                                              
     relating to the minimum oil and gas production tax; relating to                                                            
     refunds for the gas storage facility tax credit, the liquefied natural                                                     
     gas storage facility tax credit, and the qualified in-state oil refinery                                                   
     infrastructure expenditures tax credit; relating to oil and gas lease                                                      
     expenditures and production tax credits for municipal entities;                                                            
     relating to a bond or cash deposit required for an oil or gas                                                              
     business; establishing a legislative working group to study the tax                                                        
     structure for oil and gas produced south of 68 degrees North                                                               
     latitude; and providing for an effective date."                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
CSHB 247(FIN) am be returned to second reading for the specific                                                                 
purpose of considering Amendment No. 19.  There being no objection,                                                             
it was so ordered.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, CSHB 247(FIN) am would                                                              
be returned to second reading for all amendments.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Amendment No. 19 was offered by Representative Thompson:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
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Representative Thompson moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                  
Amendment No. 19 be adopted.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Kito objected.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 19 be adopted?"  The roll                                                             
was taken with the following result:                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 247(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 19                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  20   NAYS:  19   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Chenault, Colver, Gattis, Herron, Hughes, Johnson, Keller,                                                               
Lynn, Millett, Nageak, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler,                                                                
Talerico, Thompson, Tilton, Vazquez, Wilson                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Claman, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara, Guttenberg,                                                                      
Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Munoz, Ortiz,                                                                
Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck, Wool                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Hawker                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 19 was adopted, and the new title follows:                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 247(FIN) am                                                                                          
     "An Act relating to interest applicable to delinquent tax; relating                                                        
     to the oil and gas production tax, tax payments, and credits;                                                              
     relating to refunds for the gas storage facility tax credit, the                                                           
     liquefied natural gas storage facility tax credit, and the qualified                                                       
     in-state oil refinery infrastructure expenditures tax credit; relating                                                     
     to oil and gas lease expenditures and production tax credits for                                                           
     municipal entities; relating to a bond or cash deposit required for                                                        
     an oil or gas business; establishing a legislative working group to                                                        
     study the tax structure for oil and gas produced south of 68                                                               
     degrees North latitude; and providing for an effective date."                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Representative Seaton moved that the House rescind previous action                                                              
in adopting Amendment No. 13 (page 2265).  There being no                                                                       
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Amendment to Amendment No. 13 was offered by Representative                                                                     
Seaton:                                                                                                                         

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Representative Seaton moved and asked unanimous consent that                                                                    
Amendment to Amendment No. 13 be adopted.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Objection was heard and withdrawn.  There being no further objection,                                                           
Amendment to Amendment No. 13 was adopted.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
The question being:  "Shall Amendment No. 13 as amended be                                                                      
adopted?"  The roll was taken with the following result:                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 247(FIN) am                                                                                                                
Second Reading                                                                                                                  
Amendment No. 13 as amended                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
YEAS:  22   NAYS:  17   EXCUSED:  1   ABSENT:  0                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Yeas:  Claman, Colver, Drummond, Edgmon, Foster, Gara,                                                                          
Guttenberg, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux,                                                                  
Munoz, Nageak, Ortiz, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Tarr, Tuck,                                                                    
Vazquez, Wool                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Nays:  Chenault, Gattis, Herron, Hughes, Johnson, Keller, Lynn,                                                                 
Millett, Neuman, Olson, Pruitt, Reinbold, Saddler, Talerico,                                                                    
Thompson, Tilton, Wilson                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Excused:  Hawker                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
And so, Amendment No. 13 as amended was adopted.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
CSHB 247(FIN) am was automatically in third reading.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
The Speaker stated that, without objection, CSHB 247(FIN) am would                                                              
be returned to the Rules Committee.