Tuesday, May 18, 1999 
                                     8:30 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 Tuesday, May 18, 1999 in E1.714, at  
         Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Chris Harris                    Senator Rodney Ellis 
         Senator Frank Madla 
         Senator Florence Shapiro 
         Senator John Whitmire 
         The Chair called the meeting to order at 8:35 am.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted.   
         The following members arrived after the roll was called:   
         Senator Rodney Ellis 
         Senator Harris asked the members if there were any questions  
         or discussion on the bills listed for certification on the  
         list for the Local and Uncontested Calendar.  There was  
         discussion.  Senator Madla moved that the list of bills be  
         certified with the exception of  HB 153 by Moncrief, HB 558  
         passed on floor,  HB 908 by Zaffirini, HB 1018 by Sibley, HB  
         2148 by Moncrief,  HB 2170 by Zaffirini and HB 3554 pulled by  
         the author. 
         There being no further business, at 9:00 am 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