Thursday, August 24, 2006 
                                     9:00 a.m. 
                        Corpus Christi City Council Chamber 
                                 Corpus Christi, TX 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.18, a public hearing of the Standing Senate Subcommittee on  
         Base Realignment and Closure was held on Thursday, August 24,  
         2006, in the Corpus Christi City Council Chamber in Corpus  
         Christi, TX. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Eliot Shapleigh                 Senator Craig Estes 
                                                 Senator Todd Staples 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 9:04 a.m.  The  
         following business was transacted:   
         Senator Shapleigh recognized Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, who  
         led the Subcommittee in the Pledge of Allegiance.   
         The Chair made opening remarks and announced that the purpose of  
         the hearing was to discuss the Subcommittee's interim charges.   
         The Chair also announced that the Committee would be functioning  
         under the same committee rules adopted during the 79th Regular  
         Session.  There being no questions or objections, it was so  
         ordered. The Chair also recognized Senator Hinojosa,  
         Representative Abel Herrero, Representative Juan Escobar, and  
         Representative Gene Seaman for their participation with the  
         Persons who provided invited testimony on the interim charges  
         are listed on the attached witness list. 
         There being no further business, at 1:15 p.m., Senator Shapleigh  
         moved that the committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the chair; without objection, it was so ordered. 
         Senator Eliot Shapleigh, Chair 
         David Edmonson, Clerk