SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE AFFAIRS 
                              Tuesday, May 4, 1999 
                                    12:20 pm 
                             Senator Shapiro's Desk 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.11, a public hearing  
         of the Senate Committee on State Affairs was held on Tuesday,  
         May 4, 1999 at Senator Shapiro's Desk, in Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Florence Shapiro                Senator J. E. Brown 
         Senator Eliot Shapleigh                 Senator Tom Haywood 
         Senator David Bernsen 
         Senator David Cain 
         Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. 
         Senator Drew Nixon 
         Senator Jeff Wentworth 
         The Chair called the meeting to order at 12:20 pm.  There  
         being a quorum present, the following business was transacted.   
         The following members arrived after the roll was called:  
         Senator Lucio. 
         The Chair laid out CSSB 1353 and recognized the author,  
         Senator Barrientos, to explain the bill.   
         Senator Shapleigh moved that SB 1353 do not pass but that CSSB  
         1353 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation  
         that it do pass and be printed.  The motion carried with a  
         vote of 6 ayes, 1 nay, 0 present not voting, and 2 absent.   
         There being no further business, at 12:25 pm Senator Shapiro  
         moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the Chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Florence Shapiro, Chair                        Cindy R