Friday, April 16, 1999 
                                    10:30 am 
                                 Senate Chamber 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.11, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on  
         Intergovernmental Relations was held on Friday, April 16, 1999  
         in the Senate Chamber at Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Frank Madla                     None 
         Senator Jon Lindsay 
         Senator Rodney Ellis 
         Senator Mike Moncrief 
         Senator Drew Nixon 
         The Chair called the meeting to order at 10:30 am.  There  
         being a quorum present, the following business was transacted.   
         The Chair laid out SB1807 and recognized Senator Madla, in the  
         absence of the author, to explain the bill.   
         Senator Ellis sent up a committee substitute; the Chair  
         recognized Senator Madla to explain the difference between the  
         committee substitute and the bill as filed.  Senator Ellis  
         moved adoption of the committee substitute, without objection,  
         it was so ordered. 
         Senator Moncrief moved that SB1807 do not pass but that  
         CSSB1807 be reported back to the Senate with the  
         recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion  
         carried with a vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting,  
         and 0 absent.   
         Senator Ellis moved that the bill be recommended for placement  
         on the Local & Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was  
         so ordered.   
         There being no further business, at 10:31 am Senator Madla  
         moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the Chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Frank Madla, Chair 
         Hillery Stephens, Clerk