Friday, May 9, 2003 
                           Upon Adjournment of the Senate 
                                   Senate Chamber 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of  
         the Senate Committee on Natural Resources was held on Friday,  
         May 9, 2003, in the Senate Chamber at Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister              Senator Craig Estes 
         Senator Mike Jackson                    Senator Juan Hinojosa 
         Senator Gonzalo Barrientos 
         Senator Robert Duncan 
         Senator Troy Fraser 
         Senator Jon Lindsay 
         Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. 
         Senator Florence Shapiro 
         Senator Todd Staples 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 12:30 p.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         The posting rule, Senate Rule 11.18, was suspended to hear the  
         following bill(s): SB 1947. 
         The chair laid out SB 1947 and recognized the author, Senator  
         Lucio, Jr., to explain the bill.  There were no witnesses on the  
         bill.  Senator Lucio, Jr. sent up a committee substitute; the  
         chair recognized Senator Lucio, Jr. to explain the difference  
         between the committee substitute and the bill as filed.  Senator  
         Lucio, Jr. moved adoption of the committee substitute; without  
         objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Lucio, Jr. moved that SB  
         1947 do not pass but that CSSB 1947 be reported back to the  
         Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.   
         The motion carried with a record vote of 9 ayes, 0 nay, 0  
         present not voting, and 2 absent.  Senator Lucio, Jr. moved that  
         the bill be recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested  
         Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.   
         There being no further business, at 12:35 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 Gilbert, Clerk