SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE AFFAIRS 
                              Tuesday, April 25, 2000 
                                     10:00 a.m. 
                           Capitol Extension, Room E1.028 
         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 Tuesday, April 25, 2000, in the Capitol Extension,  
         Room E1.028, at Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Florence Shapiro                Senator David Bernsen 
         Senator Eliot Shapleigh                 Senator J. E. Brown 
         Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.                Senator David Cain 
                                                 Senator Tom Haywood 
                                                 Senator Drew Nixon 
                                                 Senator Jeff Wentworth 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 10:14 a.m.  The  
         following business was transacted:   
         The Chair and Representative Gallego welcomed the Senate  
         Committee on State Affairs and the House Committee on General  
         Investigating and asked members of both committees for opening  
         Those witnesses testifying and registering on the State Use  
         Program Charge are shown on the attached witness list.   
         There being no further business, at 1:13 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