Friday, May 12, 2006 
          4:30 p.m. or upon adjournment, or to be announced in the Senate  
                                 Finance Committee 
                           Capitol Extension, Room E1.036 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.18, a public hearing of the Subcommittee on Capital Funding  
         for Higher Education was held on Friday, May 12, 2006, in the  
         Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Judith Zaffirini                Senator Kyle Janek 
         Senator Robert Duncan 
         Senator Steve Ogden 
         Senator Royce West 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         Senator Ogden assumed the chair.   
         The posting rule, Senate Rule 11.18, was suspended to hear the  
         following bill(s):  HB 153. 
         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 Zaffirini moved that HB 153 be left pending; without  
         objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Zaffirini resumed the chair.   
         There was no action taken for the following bill(s): SB 46. 
         There being no further business, at 5:03 p.m. Senator Zaffirini  
         moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Judith Zaffirini, Chair 
         Amy Jeter, Clerk