Wednesday, June 28, 2006 
                                     1:00 p.m. 
                         Texas A&M - Galveston, MERC Bldg. 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Windstorm  
         Coverage & Budget Impact (Interim) was held on Wednesday, June  
         28, 2006, in the Texas A&M - Galveston, MERC Bldg. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Mike Jackson                    Senator Kim Brimer 
         Senator Troy Fraser                     Senator Robert Duncan 
         Senator Kyle Janek                      Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. 
         Representative John Smithee             Senator Royce West 
         Representative Warren Chisum 
         Representative Joe Driver 
         Representative Craig Eiland 
         Representative Allan Ritter 
         Representative Gene Seaman 
         Representative Larry Taylor 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 1:10 p.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         The committee adopted interim rules. The following two  
         individuals presented invited testimony: Mike Geeslin,  
         Commissioner of Insurance, testified before the committee and  
         was joined by Jim Oliver, General Manager of Texas Windstorm  
         Insurance Association. The committee then heard public testimony  
         over interim charges 1, 4 and 5.   
         At 4:12 p.m. Chairman Smithee assumed the chair. At 4:21 p.m.  
         Chairman Jackson resumed the chair.  
         There being no further business, at 4:44 p.m. Chairman Smithee  
         moved that the committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the Co-chairs.  Without objection, it was ordered.  
         Senator Mike Jackson, Chair 
         Representative John Smithee, Chair 
         Beth Black, Clerk