The House Committee on County Affairs 
         76th Legislature 
         August 22, 2000 
         9:00 a.m. 
         Capitol Extension, E2.036 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on June 22, 2000, the House  
         Committee on County Affairs met in a public hearing and was  
         called to order by the chair, Representative Ramsay, at 9:15  
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:  Representatives Ramsay; Chisum; Farabee (3). 
         Absent:   Representatives Lewis, Glenn; Brown, Betty;  
                   Hilderbran; Krusee; Salinas; Swinford (6). 
         The Chairman made the opening remarks to explain the subject of  
         the hearing.  The County Affairs Committee was to take public  
         testimony on the following interim charge:  "Review the cost of  
         statutory county duties, including federal mandates, and the  
         ability of county tax bases and fees to support such duties."  
         (Representative Glenn Lewis, Representative Krusee, and  
         Representative Salinas now present.) 
         Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list).  
         At 1:15 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. Ramsay, Chair 
         Missy Warren, Clerk