The Senate Subcommittee on Agriculture 
                  78th Legislature  
                  May 1, 2003  
                  8:00 a.m.  
                  Capitol Extension, E2.016  
                   Pursuant to a notice posted on April 25, 2003, the  
                   Senate Subcommittee on Agriculture met in a joint  
                   public hearing with the House Committee on Agriculture  
                   & Livestock and was called to order by the chair,  
                   Senator Duncan, at 8:20 a.m.  
                  The roll was answered as follows:  
                  Present:  Senators Duncan, Lucio, Estes (3).  
                  Absent:   None.  
                  A quorum was present.  
                  The committee members heard a presentation from invited  
                  Bill Hawks, Undersecretary of Marketing and Regulatory  
                  of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  
                  At 9:25 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without  
                  the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the  
                  Sen. Duncan, Chair  
                  Teddy Carter, Clerk