House Committee on Public Health 
         Subcommittee on Cardiovascular Disease 
         75th Legislature 
         April 16, 1998 
         9:00 am  
         Capitol Extension, E1.026 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on March 24, 1998, the House  
         Committee on Public Health, Subcommittee on Cardiovascular  
         Disease met in a public hearing and was called to order by the  
         Chair, Representative Dianne White Delisi at 9:10 am. 
         The roll was answered as follows:   
         Present:  Representatives Delisi; Coleman, Glaze; Janek (4). 
         Absent:   None. 
         A quorum was present. 
         The committee took testimony on the following interim charge:  
         (see attached witness list) 
                   Study the effects of cardiovascular disease in Texas  
                   and assess the potential to reduce the health,  
                   social and economic impacts through affirmative  
                   action programs on prevention, care and treatment. 
         At 12:00 pm, on the motion of Representative Janek and without  
         objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of  
         the chair. 
         Rep. DianneWhite Delisi, Chair 
         Pam Crowley, Clerk