Tuesday, March 9, 1999 
                                     8:30 am 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.11, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on  
         Administration was held on Tuesday, March 9, 1999 in E1.714,  
         at Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Chris Harris                    Senator Rodney Ellis 
         Senator Frank Madla                     Senator John Whitmire 
         Senator Florence Shapiro 
         The Chair called the meeting to order at 8:40 am.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted.   
         The following members arrived after the roll was called:   
         Senator Rodney Ellis 
         Senator John Whitmire 
         Senator Harris directed the members to the minutes from the  
         2/24/99 and 2/25/99 Administration Committee meetings.   
         Senator Madla moved approval. 
         Senator Harris stated that he wanted to hold  SB 786 for  
         another week.  No action taken. 
         Senator Harris asked if there were any questions or discussion  
         on any of the bills listed  for certification on the Local and  
         Uncontested Calendar.  Senator Ellis  moved  to certify all  
         the bills on the list.  The motion carried with a vote of 5  
         ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.   
         There being no further business, at 8:49 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