The House Committee on Public Health 
         78th Legislature 
         February 18, 2004 
         10:00 a.m. 
         Corpus Christi City Hall, City Council Chambers 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on February 12, 2004, the House  
         Committee on Public Health met in a public hearing and was  
         called to order by the chair, Representative Capelo, at 10:16  
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:  Representatives Capelo; Truitt; McReynolds (3). 
         Absent:   Representatives Laubenberg; Coleman; Dawson; Naishtat;  
                   Taylor; Zedler (6). 
         A quorum was not present. 
         Chair noted presence of Rep. Gene Seaman 
         Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.) 
         (Representative Taylor now present.) 
         (Representative Naishtat now present.) 
         At 2:51 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was recessed subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. Capelo, Chair 
         Greg Herzog, Clerk