Thursday, April 15, 1999 
                                     8:00 am 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.11, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on  
         Administration was held on Thursday, April 15, 1999 in E1.714,  
         at Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Chris Harris                    None 
         Senator Frank Madla 
         Senator Rodney Ellis 
         Senator Florence Shapiro 
         Senator John Whitmire 
         The Chair called the meeting to order at 8:10 am.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted.   
         The following members arrived after the roll was called:   
         Senator Harris asked the committee to look at the minutes from  
         the April 13, 1999 Administration Committee meeting.  Senator  
         Madla moved adoption of the minutes.  Without objection the  
         minutes were adopted. 
         Senator Harris asked if there was discussion on any of the  
         bills  listed  for certification for the Local and Uncontested  
         Calendar to be held on 4/19/99 at 11:30 am.  There was  
         discussion.  SB 601 by Moncrief,  SB 967 by Zaffirini, SB1108  
         by Shapleigh,  SB 1430 by Duncan, and  SB 1669 by Jackson were  
         not certified.  SB 1078 by Shapleigh and SB 1508 by Truan had  
         been passed by the Senate on Wednesday, April 14, 1999.  SB  
         918 by Wentworth, SB 1116 by Armbrister, SB 1327 by Gallegos,  
         SB 1429 by Duncan, SB 1533 by Carona,  SB 1733 by Brown,  SB  
         1734 by Ratliff, SB 1735 by Zaffirini and SB 1789 by Nelson  
         were left pending. Senator Madla moved to certify all the  
         remaining bills on the list.  
         The motion carried with a vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present  
         not voting, and 0 absent.  
         Senator Harris passed the gavel to Senator Madla. 
         The Chair laid out HB1193 and recognized the Senate sponsor,  
         Senator Harris, to explain the bill.   
         Senator Harris sent up Committee Amendment 1 and moved  
         adoption.  The motion carried with a vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0  
         present not voting, and 0 absent.   
         Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on  
         the attached list.   
         Senator Madla moved that HB 1193 be left pending; without  
         objection, it was so ordered. 
         There being no further business, at 9:20 am Senator Madla  
         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