Monday, July 12, 2004 
                                     10:00 a.m. 
                           Capitol Extension, Room E1.028 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on  
         Intergovernmental Relations was held on Monday, July 12, 2004,  
         in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.028, at Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Frank Madla                     Senator Bob Deuell 
         Senator Kim Brimer                      Senator Mario Gallegos,  
         Senator Jeff Wentworth 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 10:03 a.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         The Chair laid out Charge One:  
         Study and make recommendations on the need for statutory  
         language relating to fees charged for copies of documents filed  
         electronically or in paper format with a county clerk. Examine  
         all state and local policies relating to document fees and  
         analyze the impact of any recommended changes on local and state  
         Witnesses testifying and registering on the charge are shown on  
         the attached list.   
         There being no further business, at 12:30 p.m. Senator Madla  
         moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Frank Madla, Chair 
         Hillery Stephens, Clerk