Thursday, October 2, 2003 
                                  Upon Adjournment 
                                   Senate Chamber 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of  
         the Senate Committee on Natural Resources was held on Thursday,  
         October 2, 2003, in the Senate Chamber at Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister              Senator Mike Jackson 
         Senator Gonzalo Barrientos              Senator Robert Duncan 
         Senator Craig Estes                     Senator Jon Lindsay 
         Senator Troy Fraser                     Senator Todd Staples 
         Senator Juan Hinojosa 
         Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. 
         Senator Florence Shapiro 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 3:10 p.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         At 3:11 p.m. Senator Hinojosa assumed the chair.   
         The chair laid out SB 29 and recognized the author, Senator  
         Armbrister, to explain the bill.  There were no witnesses on the  
         bill.  Senator Armbrister moved that SB 29 be reported favorably  
         to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be  
         printed.  The motion carried with a record vote of 7 ayes, 0  
         nay, 0 present not voting, and 4 absent.   
         At 3:13 p.m. Senator Armbrister resumed the chair.   
         There being no further business, at 3:15 p.m. Senator Armbrister  
         moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister, Chair 
         Kelly Gilbert, Clerk