House Committee on Public Health 
         Subcommittee on Cardiovascular Disease 
         75th Legislature 
         August 7, 1998 
         1:00 pm 
         Capitol Extension, E2.010 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on July 20, 1998, the House  
         Committee on Public Health, Subcommittee on Cardiovascular  
         Disease met in a public hearing and was called to order by the  
         Acting Chair, Representative Kyle Janek at 1:10 pm. 
         The roll was answered as follows:   
         Present:  Representatives Capelo; Coleman; Janek (3). 
         Absent:   Representatives Delisi; Glaze (2) 
         A quorum was present. 
         Also attending the meeting was Rep. Roberto Gutierrez and Rep.  
         Elliott Naishtat 
         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 4:20 p.m. the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of  
         the chair. 
         Rep. Kyle Janek, Acting Chair 
         Pam Crowley, Clerk