House Committee on Energy Resources 75th Legislature May 21, 1998 10:00 am Capitol Extension, E2.012 Pursuant to a notice posted on May 10, 1998, the House Committee on Energy Resources met in a public hearing and was called to order by the Chair, Representative Steve Holzheauser at 10:09 am. The roll was answered as follows: Present: Representatives Holzheauser; Hawley; Driver; Merritt; Torres (5). Absent: Representatives Davis; Moffat; Smithee; Wilson (4). A quorum was present. The Chair recognized Representative Merritt to observe the recent passing of Shelby Pitts. The Chair recognized Jerry Matthews, Executive Director of the Texas Energy Coordination Council (TECC) to address the committee regarding TECC operations. The Chair recognized Andrew Saleh, representing himself, to discuss third party guarantee financing for the State Energy Conservation Offices' (SECO) Loanstar program. The Chair recognized the following persons representing the Railroad Commission of Texas to testify: Mike Regan, Executive Director; Leslie Savage, Asst. Director of Environmental Services, Oil & Gas Division; Jerry Martin, Director of Rail Safety; Carolyn Cook, Railroad Safety Division; and David Schieck, Director of Oil & Gas Division. At 12:44 pm, on motion of the Chair and without objection, the hearing was adjourned subject to the call of the Chair.