SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE AFFAIRS 
                              Wednesday, July 13, 2005 
                           6:00 p.m. or upon adjournment 
                                   Senate Chamber 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of  
         the Senate Committee on State Affairs was held on Wednesday,  
         July 13, 2005, in the Senate Chamber at Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Robert Duncan                   Senator Troy Fraser 
         Senator Tommy Williams 
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister 
         Senator Rodney Ellis 
         Senator Chris Harris 
         Senator Mike Jackson 
         Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. 
         Senator Frank Madla 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 6:24 p.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         Senator Williams assumed the chair.   
         The chair laid out HB 11 and recognized the Senate sponsor,  
         Senator Duncan, to explain the bill.  Senator Duncan moved that  
         HB 11 be reported favorably to the Senate with the  
         recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion  
         carried with a record vote of 8 ayes, 0 nay, 0 present not  
         voting, and 1 absent.   
         Senator Duncan resumed the chair.   
         There being no further business, Senator Duncan moved that the  
         Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair.   
         Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Robert Duncan, Chair 
         Teddy Carter, Clerk