The House Committee on General Investigating 
         78th Legislature 
         April 20, 2004 
         10:00 a.m. or upon final adjourn./recess 
         Capitol Extension, E2.030 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on April 13, 2004, the House  
         Committee on General Investigating met in a public hearing and  
         was called to order by the chair, Representative Bailey, at  
         10:18 a.m. 
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:  Representatives Bailey; Paxton; Flynn; Keel (4). 
         Absent:   Representative Dutton (1). 
         A quorum was present. 
         Chairman Bailey  at 10:20 a.m. took a brief recess and the  
         committee was called back to order at 10:23 a.m. 
         Chairman Bailey then called on Angie Klein from Department of  
         Public Safety to give an overview of the Computerized Criminal  
         History System. 
         Chairman then called on Ron Urbanovsky, Director of Crime  
         Laboratory Services to explain the problems with the McAllen  
         Laboratory. He also explained the procedure for accreditation  
         and that all the DNA labs are  currently accredited. Mr.  
         Urbanovsky gave an overview of his credentials and  
         Chairman Bailey explained that the committee would not call on  
         those individuals who were subpoenaed from DPS to testify, but  
         with the agreement of the committee, would arrange to have each  
         one deposed by the Committee's Attorney David Brooks. Chairman  
         Bailey explained all subpoenas would remain valid until  
         discharged by the Committee. 
         At 11:58 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. , Chair 
         Roberta Bilsky, Clerk