The House Committee on Local Government Ways and Means 
         78th Legislature 
         May 21, 2003 
         Upon lunch recess 
         House Chamber, Desk 73 
         Pursuant to an announcement from the house floor on May 21,  
         2003, the House Committee on Local Government Ways and Means met  
         in a formal meeting and was called to order by the chair,  
         Representative Hill, at 12:27 p.m. 
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:  Representatives Hill; Hegar; Laubenberg; Puente (4). 
         Absent:   Representatives McReynolds; Mowery; Quintanilla (3). 
         A quorum was present. 
         SB 1705 
         The chair laid out SB 1705 as pending business. 
         Representative Puente offered a complete committee substitute.  
         The committee substitute was adopted without objection. 
         (Representative Quintanilla now present.) 
         Representative Hegar moved that SB 1705, as substituted, be  
         reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation  
         that it do pass and be printed and be sent to the Committee on  
         Local and Consent Calendars. The motion prevailed by the  
         following record vote:  
         Ayes:               Representatives Hill; Hegar; Laubenberg;  
                             Puente; Quintanilla (5).  
         Nays:               None (0).  
         Present, Not Voting:     None (0).  
         Absent:        Representatives McReynolds; Mowery (2).  
         At 12:29 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. Hill, Chair 
         Armin Jezari, Clerk