The House Committee on Appropriations 
         78th Legislature 
         April 9, 2003 
         6:00 p.m. 
         Cedar Door, 2nd & Brazos 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on April 9, 2003, the House  
         Committee on Appropriations met in a work session and was called  
         to order by the chair, Representative Heflin, at 7:47 p.m. 
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:  Representatives Heflin; Branch; Brown, Betty; Brown,  
                   Fred; Crownover; Davis, John; Dukes; Eiland;  
                   Gutierrez; Hamric; Jones, Elizabeth; Kolkhorst;  
                   Menendez; Pickett; Pitts; Stick; Truitt (17). 
         Absent:   Representatives Luna; Berman; Deshotel; Ellis; Hope;  
                   Hupp; Isett; McClendon; Raymond; Solis; Turner;  
                   Wohlgemuth (12). 
         A quorum was present. 
         The Committee met for refreshments and conversation. 
         At 8:31 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned until 8:00 a.m., April 10, 2003. 
         Rep. Heflin, Chair 
         Angela Pena, Clerk