SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE AFFAIRS 
                               Monday, March 27, 2000 
                                     10:00 a.m. 
         International Cultural Center at Texas Tech University, Lubbock,  
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on State Affairs  
         was held on Monday, March 27, 2000, in the International  
         Cultural Center at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Florence Shapiro                Senator Eliot Shapleigh 
         Senator Tom Haywood                     Senator David Bernsen 
         Senator Drew Nixon                      Senator J. E. Brown 
         Senator Jeff Wentworth                  Senator David Cain 
                                                 Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. 
         The Chair reconvened the meeting at 10:16 a.m.  The following  
         business was transacted:   
         The Chair made opening remarks and asked other members to for  
         their opening remarks.  
         The Chair called on Chancellor John T. Montford to welcomed the  
         Committee to Lubbock.   
         Those witnesses testifying and registering on Committee Charges  
         No. 1 and 2  are shown on the attached list.   
         There being no further business, at 12:51 p.m. the Chair moved  
         that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the  
         chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Florence Shapiro, Chair 
         Cindy S. Hodges, Clerk