Wednesday, March 13, 2002 
                                     10:00 a.m. 
                           Capitol Extension, Room E1.016 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Criminal  
         Justice was held on Wednesday, March 13, 2002, in the Capitol  
         Extension, Room E1.016, at Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister              Senator John Whitmire 
         Senator Steve Ogden                     Senator Teel Bivins 
         Senator Todd Staples                    Senator Mike Moncrief 
         Senator Royce West 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 10:10 a.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         The Chairman reviewed Charge 1 and asked for invited and public  
         testimony.  The witnesses testifying on Charge 1 are shown on  
         the attached sheet. 
         There being no further business, at 3:10 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 
         RuthAnn Nicholson