Wednesday, April 28, 1999 
                                     4:10 pm 
                              Senator Sibley's Desk 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.11, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Economic  
         Development was held on Wednesday, April 28, 1999 at Senator  
         Sibley's Desk, in the Senate Chamber, Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator David Sibley, Chairman          Senator John Carona 
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister, Vice Chairman    Senator Troy  
         Senator Mike Jackson                    Senator John Whitmire 
         Senator Frank Madla 
         The Chairman called the meeting to order at 4:10 pm.  There  
         being a quorum present, the following business was transacted.   
         Chairman Sibley referred the following bills to the  
         Subcommittee on Technology and Business Growth: 
              HB 23 by Goolsby / Armbrister 
              HB 2109 by Bonnen / Brown 
              SB 600 by Wentworth 
              SB 1696 by Ellis 
         There being no further business, at 4:11 pm 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