MINUTES SENATE COMMITTEE ON JURISPRUDENCE Subcommittee on SB 999 Wednesday, April 9, 1997 4:00 pm Capitol Extension, Room E1.016 ***** Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.11, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Jurisprudence was held on Wednesday, April 9, 1997 in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.016, at Austin, Texas. ***** MEMBERS PRESENT: MEMBERS ABSENT: Senator Robert Duncan Senator Gregory Luna Senator Steve Ogden ***** Senator Luna , the Acting Chair, called the meeting to order at 4:35 pm. The following business was transacted. The following members arrived after the roll was called: none. Senator Duncan sent up a committee substitute; the Chair recognized Senator Fraser to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the bill as filed. Senator Duncan moved adoption of the committee substitute, without objection, it was so ordered. Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list. Senator Duncan sent up Committee Amendment 1 and moved adoption; without objection, the amendment was adopted. Senator Duncan requested unanimous consent to incorporate amendment the Chair laid out subcommittee report on SB 999 and recognized the Subcommittee Chair, into the committee substitute. Senator Duncan then moved that the new committee substitute be adopted. Senator Duncan moved that SB 999, as amended, be reported back to the Committee with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a vote of 3 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.