Subcommittee on SB 1443 
                            Wednesday, April 16, 1997 
                                     1:05 pm 
                                 Senate Chamber 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.11, a public hearing  
         of the Senate Committee on Jurisprudence was held on  
         Wednesday, April 16, 1997 in the Senate Chamber at Austin,  
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Gregory Luna                     
         Senator Steve Ogden                      
         Senator Jeff Wentworth                   
         Senator Luna, the Acting Chair, called the meeting to order at  
         1:05 pm.  The following business was transacted.   
         The following members arrived after the roll was called:   
         The Chair laid out SB 1443 and recognized the author, Senator  
         Wentworth, to explain the bill.   
         Senator Wentworth sent up Committee Amendment 1 and moved  
         adoption; without objection, the amendment was adopted. 
         Senator Wentworth moved that SB 1443, as amended, be reported  
         back to the Committee on Jurisprudence 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.   
         Senator Luna then moved adoption of the subcommittee report;  
         there being no objection, it was so moved.  
         There being no further business, at 1:08 pm Senator Luna moved  
         that the Committee be adjourned. Without objection, it was so  
         Senator Gregory Luna, Chair 
         Helen Gonz lez, Clerk