Thursday, April 26, 2001 
                           1:36 p.m. or upon adjournment 
                                   Senate Chamber 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of  
         the Senate Committee on Criminal Justice was held on Thursday,  
         April 26, 2001, in the Senate Chamber at Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister              Senator Teel Bivins 
         Senator John Whitmire                   Senator Royce West 
         Senator Mike Moncrief 
         Senator Steve Ogden 
         Senator Todd Staples 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 1:36 p.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         The chair brought up SB1313 from pending business. Senator  
         Staples sent up a committee substitute; the chair recognized  
         Senator Staples to explain the difference between the committee  
         substitute and the bill as filed.  Senator Armbrister moved  
         adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was  
         so ordered.  Senator Staples moved that SB1313 do not pass but  
         that CSSB1313 be reported back to the Senate with the  
         recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion  
         carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0 nay, 0 present not  
         voting, and 2 absent.   
         There being no further business, at 1:38 p.m. Senator Armbrister  
         moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.  
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister, Chair 
         Kelly C. Gilbert, Clerk