SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION 
                               Thursday, May 8, 2003 
                                     1:30 p.m. 
                          Senator Florence Shapiro's Desk 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of  
         the Senate Committee on Education was held on Thursday, May 8,  
         2003, at Senator Florence Shapiro's Desk at Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Florence Shapiro                Senator Royce West 
         Senator Kyle Janek                      Senator Kip Averitt 
         Senator Steve Ogden                     Senator Judith Zaffirini 
         Senator Todd Staples 
         Senator Leticia Van de Putte 
         Senator Tommy Williams 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 2:13 p.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         The subcommittee report on SB 1778 was laid out by Senator  
         Shapiro.  Senator Shapiro was recognized to explain the  
         subcommittee report on SB 1778.  Senator Williams then moved  
         adoption of the subcommittee report; there being no objection,  
         it was so ordered.   
         Senator Williams moved that SB 1778 do not pass but that CSSB  
         1778 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that  
         it do pass and be printed.  The motion carried with a record  
         vote of 6 ayes, 0 nay, 0 present not voting, and 3 absent.   
         There being no further business, at 2:15 p.m. Senator Shapiro  
         moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   

         Senator Florence Shapiro, Chair                                   
         Cindy Hodges, Clerk