The House Committee on County Affairs 
         79th Legislature 
         February 9, 2005 
         8:00 a.m. 
         Capitol Extension, E2.016 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on February 3, 2005, the House  
         Committee on County Affairs met in a public hearing and was  
         called to order by the chair, Representative Allen, Ray, at 8:02  
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:   Representatives Allen, Ray; Smith, Wayne; Casteel;  
                    Laney; Otto (5). 
         Absent:    Representatives Coleman; Farabee; Naishtat; Olivo  
         A quorum was present. 
         (Representative Farabee now present.) 
         (Representative Olivo now present.) 
         (Representative Coleman now present.) 
         (Representative Naishtat now present.) 
         Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.) 
         At 9:33 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. Allen, Ray, Chair 
         Lauren Thomas, Clerk