The House Committee on Public Education 
         78th Legislature 
         February 4, 2003 
         4:00 p.m. 
         Capitol Extension, E2.036 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on January 30, 2003, and an  
         announcement on the House floor, the House Committee on Public  
         Education met in a public hearing and was called to order by the  
         chair, Representative Grusendorf, at 4:07 p.m. 
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:  Representatives Grusendorf; Branch; Dawson; Eissler;  
                   Griggs; Hochberg; Madden (7). 
         Absent:   Representatives Oliveira; Dutton (2). 
         A quorum was present. 
         (Representative Madden in chair.) 
         HB 604 
         The chair laid out HB 604. 
         The chair recognized Representative Grusendorf to explain the  
         (Representative Oliveira now present.) 
         (Representative Oliveira in chair.) 
         Representative Madden offered a complete committee substitute.  
         The committee substitute was adopted without objection. 
         (Representative Grusendorf in chair.) 
         Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.) 
         Chair closed on the bill 
         Representative Madden moved that HB 604, as substituted, be  
         reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation  
         that it do pass and be printed. The motion prevailed by the  
         following record vote:  
         Ayes:               Representatives Grusendorf; Branch; Dawson;  
                             Eissler; Griggs; Madden (6).  
         Nays:               Representatives Oliveira; Hochberg (2).  
         Present, Not Voting:     None  (0).  
         Absent:        Representative Dutton  (1).              
         At 7:34 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. Grusendorf, Chair 
         Julie Linn, Clerk