House Committee on Elections 
         75th Legislature 
         October 1, 1998 
         10:00 am  
         Harris County Commissioners' Court 
         1001 Preston, 9th Floor 
         Houston, Texas 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on September 24, 1998, the House  
         Committee on Elections met in a public hearing and was called  
         to order by the Chair, Representative Debra Danburg at 10:10  
         The roll was answered as follows:   
         Present:  Representatives Danburg; Madden (2). 
         Absent:   Representatives Jones, Jesse; Denny; Gallego;  
                   Galloway, Carolyn; Hodge; Isett; Place (7). 
         A quorum was not present. 
         Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.) 
         (Representative Jones, Jesse now present.)   
         (Representative Hodge now present.)   
         (Representative Gallego now present.)   
         A quorum was now present. 
         At 3:30 pm, on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was recessed subject to the call of the chair.   
         Rep. Debra Danburg, Chair 
         Philip Cheatham, Clerk