The House Committee on Ways & Means 
         79th Legislature 
         March 23, 2005 
         During referral of bills 
         Capitol, 3W.9 
         Pursuant to an announcement from the house floor on March 23,  
         2005, the House Committee on Ways & Means met in a formal  
         meeting and was called to order by the chair, Representative  
         Keffer, Jim, at 7:48 p.m. 
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:   Representatives Keffer, Jim; Villarreal; Edwards;  
                    Luna; Paxton; Ritter; Woolley (7). 
         Absent:    Representatives Grusendorf; Smithee (2). 
         A quorum was present. 
         HJR 35 
         The chair laid out HJR 35. 
         Representative Paxton moved that HJR 35, without amendments, be  
         reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation  
         that it do pass and be printed. The motion prevailed by the  
         following record vote:  
         Ayes:           Representatives Keffer, Jim; Edwards; Luna;  
                         Paxton; Woolley (5). 
         Nays:           Representatives Villarreal; Ritter (2). 
         Present, Not Voting:     None  (0). 
         Absent:         Representatives Grusendorf; Smithee  (2). 
         At 7:52 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. Keffer, Jim, Chair 
         Ky Ash, Clerk