Monday, February 1, 1999 
                                     2:00 pm 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.11, an open meeting of the Senate Committee on  
         Administration was held on Monday, February 1, 1999 in E1.714,  
         at Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Chris Harris                    Senator Florence  
         Senator Frank Madla                     Senator John Whitmire 
         Senator Rodney Ellis 
         The Chair called the meeting to order at 2:10 pm.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted.   
         The following members arrived after the roll was called:   
         Senator Florence Shapiro 
         Senator John Whitmire 
         Senator Harris passed the gavel to Senator Madla.  Senator  
         Madla recognized Senator Harris to make a motion.  Senator  
         Harris moved to approve the revised budget for Health Services  
         and all other committee budgets along with all requests for  
         salary exceptions for the period of 2/1/99 through 8/31/99.   
         Senator Ellis seconded the motion.  The motion passed 5 ayes,  
         0 nays. 
         There being no further business, at 2:15 pm Senator Harris  
         moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the Chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Chris Harris, Chair 
         Myra J. Schmitt, Clerk