The House Committee on Higher Education 
         76th Legislature 
         May 23, 2000 
         10:00 a.m. 
         Capitol Extension, E2.016 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on May 16, 2000, the House Committee  
         on Higher Education met in a public hearing and was called to  
         order by the acting chair, Representative Henry Cuellar, at  
         10:09 a.m. 
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:  Representatives Henry Cuellar; Fred Brown; Geanie  
                   Morrison; Elvira Reyna (4). 
         Absent:   Representatives Irma Rangel; David Farabee; Tony  
                   Goolsby; Jesse Jones; Arlene Wohlgemuth (5). 
         Testimony was taken on Interim Charge Five:  "Monitor the impact  
         of HB 588, 75th Legislature, in increasing the diversity of  
         students in college and the performance level of students  
         admitted under the top 10 percent plan.  Evaluate ways to  
         increase the diversity of students in graduate-level and  
         professional-degree programs."  (See attached witness list.) 
         (Representative Elvira Reyna in chair.) 
         At 11:58 a.m., on the motion of the acting chair and without  
         objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the  
         Rep. Rangel, Chair 
         Helena Stangle, Clerk