The House Committee on Judiciary 
         79th Legislature 
         May 10, 2005 
         8:55 p.m. 
         House Chamber, 3W.9 
         Pursuant to an announcement from the house floor and permission  
         to meet while the House was in session on May 10, 2005,  the  
         House Committee on Judiciary met in a formal meeting and was  
         called to order by the chair, Representative Hartnett, at 8:55  
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:   Representatives Hartnett; Hughes; Hopson; Solis; Van  
                    Arsdale (5). 
         Absent:    Representatives Alonzo; Gonzales; Keel; Straus (4). 
         A quorum was present. 
         HB 3557 
         The chair laid out HB 3557 as pending business.  
         (Representative Alonzo now present.) 
         (Representative Gonzales now present.) 
         (Representative Straus now present.) 
         Representative Hartnett moved that HB 3557, without amendments,  
         be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation  
         that it do pass and be printed and be sent to the Committee on  
         Local and Consent Calendars. The motion prevailed by the  
         following record vote:  
         Ayes:           Representatives Hartnett; Hughes; Hopson;  
                         Alonzo; Gonzales; Solis; Straus; Van Arsdale  
         Nays:           None (0). 
         Present, Not Voting:     None  (0). 
         Absent:         Representative Keel  (1). 
         At 8:57 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. Hartnett, Chair 
         Matt Lamon, Clerk