House Committee on Appropriations 
         76th Legislature 
         May 18, 1999 
         8:00 am  
         Capitol Extension, E1.030 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on May 17, 1999 and an  
         announcement from the House floor, the House Committee on  
         Appropriations met in a public hearing and was called to order  
         by the chair, Representative Robert Junell at 8:01 am. 
         The roll was answered as follows:   
         Present:  Representatives Junell; West, George "Buddy";  
                   Coleman; Delisi; Gallego; Giddings; Glaze; Heflin;  
                   Hochberg; Luna, Vilma; McReynolds; Pickett; Pitts;  
                   Staples; Tillery (15). 
         Absent:   Representatives Cuellar; Eiland; Farrar; Flores;  
                   Gutierrez; Hartnett; Janek; Moreno, Paul; Mowery;  
                   Puente; Turner, Sylvester; Van de Putte (12). 
         A quorum was present. 
         (Representatives Eiland and Gutierrez now present.)   
         SB 1491 
         The chair laid out SB 1491.   
         The chair recognized Representative Gallego to explain the  
         (Representative Janek now present.)   
         (Representative Mowery now present.)   
         Representative West, George "Buddy" moved that SB 1491 be  
         reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation  
         that it do pass and be printed.  The motion prevailed by the  
         following vote:   
         Ayes:          Representatives Junell; West, George "Buddy";  
                        Coleman; Delisi; Eiland; Gallego; Giddings;  
                        Glaze; Gutierrez; Heflin; Hochberg; Janek;  
                        Luna, Vilma; McReynolds; Mowery; Pickett;  
                        Pitts; Staples; Tillery (19). 
         Nays:          None (0). 
         Present not Voting:      None (0). 
         Absent:        Representatives Cuellar; Farrar; Flores;  
                        Hartnett; Moreno, Paul; Puente; Turner,  
                        Sylvester; Van de Putte (8). 
         At 8:13 am, on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.   
         Rep. Robert Junell, Chair 
         Gretchen Himsl, Clerk