Tuesday, February 9, 1999 
                                     9:00 am 
                          Lt. Governor's Committee Room 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.11, the organizational meeting of the Senate Committee on  
         Economic Development was held on Tuesday, February 9, 1999 in  
         the Lt. Governor's Committee Room, at Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator David Sibley, Chairman          None 
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister, Vice Chairman 
         Senator John Carona 
         Senator Troy Fraser 
         Senator Mike Jackson 
         Senator Frank Madla 
         Senator John Whitmire 
         The Chairman called the meeting to order at 9:00 am.  There  
         being a quorum present, the following business was transacted.   
         Chairman Sibley welcomed the new members of the Committee.   
         The Chairman advised that the Committee will meet on Tuesdays  
         at 9:00 am, or at 8:30 am if necessary, and if business is not  
         completed before the Senate convenes that day, the committee  
         will reconvene after adjournment. 
         The Chairman laid out the proposed Committee Rules.  There  
         being no questions or comments on the rules, Senator  
         Armbrister moved adoption.  Without objection, it was so  
         There being no further business, at 9:05 am Chairman Sibley  
         moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the Chairman.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator David Sibley, Chairman 
         Barbara Henderson, Clerk