Monday, May 12, 2003 
                                     9:00 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 Monday, May 12, 2003, in the Capitol  
         Extension, Room E1.016, at Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator John Whitmire                   Senator Steve Ogden 
         Senator Tommy Williams                  Senator Bill Ratliff 
         Senator John Carona 
         Senator Rodney Ellis 
         Senator Juan Hinojosa 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         At 9:00 a.m. Senator Ellis assumed the chair.   
         The chair laid out SB 1948 and recognized the author, Senator  
         Whitmire, to explain the bill.   
         Senator Whitmire sent up a committee substitute; the chair  
         recognized Senator Whitmire to explain the difference between  
         the committee substitute and the bill as filed.  Senator  
         Whitmire moved adoption of the committee substitute; without  
         objection, it was so ordered.   
         Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on  
         the attached list.  The chair moved that the public testimony be  
         closed; without objection, it was so ordered.  
         Senator Whitmire moved that SB 1948 do not pass but that CSSB  
         1948 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.   
         Senator Whitmire resumed the chair.   
         There being no further business, Senator Whitmire moved that the  
         Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair.   
         Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator John Whitmire, Chair 
         Carley Rose, Clerk