AND MILITARY INSTALLATIONS 
                             Monday, April 26, 1999 
                           2:00 pm or Upon Adjournment 
                              Senator Truan's Desk 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate  
         Rule 11.11, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on  
         Veteran Affairs & Military Installations was held on  
         Monday, April 26, 1999  at Senator  Truan's Desk, at  
         Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Carlos F. Truan                 Senator Gregory Luna 
         Senator Troy Fraser 
         Senator Steve Ogden 
         Senator Eliot Shapleigh 
         Chairman Truan called a public meeting upon adjournment  
         of  the Session at his desk to take up and consider SR  
         637,  relating to expressing support for a United States  
         postage stamp that will honor the brave men and women who  
         are wounded while fighting on behalf of our country.   
         Roll was called and a quorum was pronounced present. 
         Chairman Truan laid out SR 637 and recognized its author,   
         Senator Jackson, to explain the resolution.  There being  
         no testimony or questions,  the hearing was closed.   
         Senator Fraser moved that SR 637 be reported favorably to  
         the full Senate with the recommendation that it do pass  
         and be printed.  The motion carried with a vote of 4  
         ayes.  0 nays,  and 1 absent. 
         Senator Shapleigh moved for adoption of the minutes from   
         April 12,  and April 19, 1999.  There being no  
         objections, the minutes were unanimously approved. 
         There being no further business before the Committee,  
         Senator Ogden moved that the Committee stand recessed  
         subject to call of the chair.  Without objection, it was  
         so ordered. 
         Senator Carlos F. Truan, Chairman 
         Emma Dibbles, Committee Clerk