Thursday, February 25, 1999 
                                    11:00 am 
                                 Senate Chamber 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.11, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on  
         Administration was held on Thursday, February 25, 1999 in the  
         Senate Chamber at Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Chris Harris                    Senator Frank Madla 
         Senator Rodney Ellis                    Senator John Whitmire 
         Senator Florence Shapiro 
         The Chair called the meeting to order at 11:15 am.  There  
         being a quorum present, the following business was transacted.   
         The following members arrived after the roll was called:   
         The Chair laid out HCR33 and recognized the Senate sponsor,  
         Senator Wentworth, to explain the bill.   
         The motion carried with a vote of 3 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present  
         not voting, and 2 absent.   
         There being no further business, at 11:20 am Senator Harris  
         moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the Chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Chris Harris, Chair 
         Myra J. Schmitt, Clerk