The House Committee on Appropriations 
         78th Legislature 
         May 21, 2003 
         7:30 p.m. 
         Crimson Restaurant, 407 Colorado Street, Austin Texas. 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on May 20, 2003, the House Committee  
         on Appropriations met in a work session and was called to order  
         by the chair, Representative Heflin, at 8:15 p.m. 
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:  Representatives Heflin; Luna; Brown, Betty; Brown,  
                   Fred; Davis, John; Dukes; Ellis; Gutierrez; Hupp;  
                   Kolkhorst; Pitts; Raymond; Stick; Turner; Wohlgemuth  
         Absent:   Representatives Berman; Branch; Crownover; Deshotel;  
                   Eiland; Hamric; Hope; Isett; Jones, Elizabeth;  
                   McClendon; Menendez; Pickett; Solis; Truitt (14). 
         A quorum was present. 
         The Committee met for dinner and conversation. 
         (Representative Berman now present.)(Representative Truitt now  
         present.)(Representative Menendez now present.)(Representative  
         Jones, Elizabeth now present.)(Representative Hope now  
         present.)(Representative Crownover now present.)(Representative  
         Branch now present.) 
         (Representative Hamric now present.) 
         At 10:30 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. Heflin, Chair 
         Angela Pena, Clerk