The House Committee on Border and International Affairs 
         78th Legislature 
         March 6, 2003 
         Upon final adjourn./recess 
         John H. Reagan Building, 120 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on February 28, 2003, the House  
         Committee on Border and International Affairs met in a public  
         hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative  
         Chavez, at 11:50 a.m. 
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:  Representatives Chavez; Griggs; Castro; Riddle (4). 
         Absent:   Representatives Canales; Merritt; Rangel (3). 
         A quorum was present. 
         The chair made opening remarks. 
         Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.) 
         (Representative Merritt now present.) 
         Testimony continued. (See attached witness list.) 
         At 4:00 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. Chavez, Chair 
         Brete Anderson, Clerk