SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION 
                               Friday, May 2, 1997 
                                Upon Adjournment 
                      Senate Chamber, Senator Bivins' Desk 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.11, a public hearing  
         of the Senate Committee on Education was held on Friday, May  
         2, 1997 in the Senate Chamber at Senator Bivins' desk at  
         Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Teel Bivins                     None 
         Senator Gregory Luna 
         Senator Gonzalo Barrientos 
         Senator Troy Fraser 
         Senator Michael Galloway 
         Senator Tom Haywood 
         Senator Bill Ratliff 
         Senator Eliot Shapleigh 
         Senator David Sibley 
         Senator Royce West 
         Senator Judith Zaffirini 
         The Chair called the meeting to order at 10:47 am.  There  
         being a quorum present, the following business was transacted.   
         The Chair laid out SB 1653 and recognized the author, Senator  
         Nelson, to explain the bill.  Senator Barrientos sent up a  
         committee substitute; the Chair recognized Senator Nelson to  
         explain the difference between the committee substitute and  
         the bill as filed.  Senator Barrientos moved adoption of the  
         committee substitute, without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Barrientos moved that SB 1653 do not pass but that  
         CSSB 1653 be reported back to the Senate with the  
         recommendation that it do pass and be printed.  The motion  
         carried with a vote of 11 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting,  
         and 0 absent.  Senator Barrientos moved that the bill be  
         recommended for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar,  
         without objection, it was so ordered.   
         There being no further business, at 10:50 am the Chair moved  
         that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the  
         Chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Teel Bivins, Chair 
         Krissy Lilljedahl, Clerk