The House Committee on Government Reform 
         78th Legislature 
         February 26, 2003 
         8:30 a.m. 
         Capitol Extension, E1.026 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on February 21, 2003, the House  
         Committee on Government Reform met in a public hearing and was  
         called to order by the chair, Representative Swinford, at 1:07  
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:  Representatives Swinford; Allen; Callegari; Cook,  
                   Robby (4). 
         Absent:   Representatives Gallego; Casteel; Smith, Todd (3). 
         A quorum was present. 
         (Representative Gallego now present.) 
         Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.) 
         (Representative Casteel now present.) 
         (Representative Smith, Todd now present.) 
         (Representative Allen in chair.) 
         (Representative Swinford in chair.) 
         At 3:48 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. Swinford, Chair 
         Carrie Aldridge, Clerk