Subcommittee on SB 309 
                               Friday, May 2, 1997 
                                    10:50 am 
                                 Senate Chamber 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.11, a public hearing  
         of the Senate Committee on Jurisprudence was held on Friday,  
         May 2, 1997 in the Senate Chamber at Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Jeff Wentworth                  Senator David Cain 
         Senator Gregory Luna                     
         Senator Wentworth, the Acting Chair, called the meeting to  
         order at 10:50 am.  The following business was transacted. 
         The following members arrived after the roll was called:   
         At 10:53 am Senator Luna assumed the chair.   
         The Chair laid out SB 309 and recognized the author, Senator  
         Wentworth, to explain the bill.   
         Senator Wentworth moved that SB 309, 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 2 ayes, 0  
         nays, 0 present not voting, and 1 absent.   
         At 10:55 am Senator Wentworth resumed the chair.   
         There being no further business, at 10:55 am Senator Wentworth  
         moved that the Committee be adjourned. Without objection, it  
         was so ordered.   
         Senator Jeff Wentworth, Chair 
         Helen Gonz lez, Clerk