The House Committee on Urban Affairs 
         76th Legislature 
         September 18, 2000 
         4:00 p.m. 
         Capitol Extension 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on September 11, 2000, the House  
         Committee on Urban Affairs met in a public hearing and was  
         called to order by the chair, Representative Carter, at 4:01  
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:  Representatives Carter; Hill (2). 
         Absent:   Representatives Bailey; Burnam; Clark; Edwards;  
                   Ehrhardt; Hodge; Najera (7). 
         Discussion followed on the Interim Charge:  Study the needs of  
         volunteer fire departments and evaluate their capacity to  
         fulfill their mission of protecting the public. 
         (See attached witness affirmation forms.) 
         Discussion followed on manufactured housing and the Texas  
         Department of Housing and Community Affairs. 
         (See attached witness affirmation forms.) 
         At 5:10 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. Carter, Chair 
         Donna Chatham, Clerk