Tuesday, April 27, 1999 
                                     2:00 pm 
                                 Senate Chamber 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.11, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on  
         Administration was held on Tuesday, April 27, 1999 in the  
         Senate Chamber at Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Chris Harris                    Senator John Whitmire 
         Senator Frank Madla 
         Senator Rodney Ellis 
         Senator Florence Shapiro 
         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 Harris stated that SB 1685 that was not certified at  
         the 8:30 am Administration meeting due to an  incorrect  
         reading of the fiscal note.  The bill had been substituted and  
         it had a zero fiscal note.  Senator Ellis moved certification.   
         The motion carried with a vote of 4 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present  
         not voting, and 0 absent.  Senator Harris stated that SB 1685  
         would be added to the list certified for Thursday, April 29,  
         1999 at 8:30 am. 
         There being no further business, at 2:13 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