SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE AFFAIRS 
                               Monday, June 12, 2000 
                                     10:00 a.m. 
                                   Senate Chamber 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on State Affairs  
         was held on Monday, June 12, 2000, in the Senate Chamber at  
         Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Florence Shapiro                Senator J. E. Brown 
         Senator Eliot Shapleigh                 Senator David Cain 
         Senator David Bernsen 
         Senator Tom Haywood 
         Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. 
         Senator Drew Nixon 
         Senator Jeff Wentworth 
         The Chair called the meeting to order at 10:15 a.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         The following member arrived after the roll was called: Senator  
         Senator Bernsen moved that the minutes from the previous hearing  
         be approved; without objection, it was so ordered. 
         Witnesses testifying and registering on Committee Charge No. 3  
         are shown on the attached list. 
         At 12:07 p.m. Senator Shapleigh assumed the chair. 
         At 12:38 p.m. Senator Shapiro resumed the chair. 
         The Chair moved that the public testimony be closed; without  
         objection, it was so ordered.  
         There being no further business, at 1:05 p.m. the Chair moved  
         that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the  
         chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Florence Shapiro, Chair 
         Cindy S. Hodges, Clerk