Subcommittee on Agriculture 
                              Tuesday, May 4, 1999 
                                     2:00 PM 
                                 Senate Chamber 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.11, a public hearing Senate Senate Committee on Natural  
         Resources, Subcommittee on Agriculture was held on Tuesday,  
         May 4, 1999 in the Senate Chamber at Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Tom Haywood                     Senator Teel Bivins 
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister 
         The Chair called the meeting to order at 12:20 PM.  There  
         being a quorum present, the following business was transacted.   
         The following members arrived after the roll was called:   
         Senator Teel Bivins 
         Senator Armbrister moved to adopt the minutes from 04/29/99.  
         Without objection, it was so ordered. 
         The Chair laid out HB 3277 and recognized the Senate sponsor,  
         Senator Armbrister, to explain the bill.   
         Senator Bivins moved that HB 3277 be reported favorably to the  
         full Committee with the recommendation that it do pass.  The  
         motion carried with a vote of 3 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not  
         voting, and 0 absent.   
         There being no further business, at 12:24 PM Senator  
         Armbrister moved that the Committee be adjourned. Without  
         objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Tom Haywood, Chair 
         Todd Kercheval, Clerk