SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION 
                               Tuesday, May 21, 2002 
                                     9:00 a.m. 
                           Capitol Extension, Room E1.012 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee  
         on Education was held on Tuesday, May 21, 2002, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.012, at Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Teel Bivins                     Senator Kip Averitt 
         Senator Judith Zaffirini                Senator Todd Staples 
         Senator David Cain                      Senator Carlos Truan 
         Senator Jane Nelson 
         Senator Florence Shapiro 
         Senator Leticia Van de Putte 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 9:07 a.m.  There being a quorum present, the following business was  
         Introductory remarks by Chairman Bivins.  The Committee rules were approved on a motion by Chairman  
         The Committee heard invited testimony on interim Charge #1.  Witness list attached. 
         There being no further business, at 12:40 p.m. Senator Bivins moved that the Committee stand recessed  
         subject to the call of the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Teel Bivins, Chair 
         Krissy Lilljedahl, Clerk