Thursday, October 28, 1999 
                                      10:00 am 
                           Capitol Extension, Room E1.028 
         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 Thursday, October 28,  
         1999 in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.028, at Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Frank Madla                     Senator Mike Moncrief 
         Senator Jon Lindsay                     Senator Drew Nixon 
         Senator Rodney Ellis 
         The Chair called the meeting to order at 10:05 am.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted.   
         Witnesses testifying and registering on the committee's charges  
         are shown on the attached list.   
         Senator Ellis moved adoption of the proposed committee rules.   
         The motion carried with a vote of 3 ayes, 0 nay, 0 present not  
         voting, and 2 absent.   
         There being no further business, at 12:55 pm 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