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:   
         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.