SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION 
                              Thursday, June 30, 2005 
                              9:00 a.m. or upon recess 
                      Betty King Committee Hearing Room, 2E.20 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of  
         the Senate Committee on Education was held on Thursday, June 30,  
         2005, in the Betty King Committee Hearing Room, 2E.20, at  
         Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Florence Shapiro                Senator Kyle Janek 
         Senator Royce West                      Senator Steve Ogden 
         Senator Kip Averitt 
         Senator Todd Staples 
         Senator Leticia Van de Putte 
         Senator Tommy Williams 
         Senator Judith Zaffirini 
         The posting rule, Senate Rule 11.18, was suspended to hear the  
         following bill: HB 2 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 9:29 a.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         At 9:33 a.m. Senator West assumed the chair.   
         The chair laid out HB 2 and recognized the Senate sponsor,  
         Senator Shapiro, to explain the bill.   
         Senator Shapiro sent up a committee substitute; the chair  
         recognized Senator Shapiro to explain the difference between the  
         committee substitute and the bill as filed.   
         Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on  
         the attached list.  The chair moved that the public testimony be  
         closed; without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Shapiro moved adoption of the committee substitute;  
         without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Shapiro moved that HB 2 do not pass but that CSHB 2 be  
         reported back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do  
         pass.  The motion carried with a record vote of 7 ayes, 0 nay, 0  
         present not voting, and 2 absent.   
         At 10:03 a.m. Senator Shapiro resumed the chair.   
         There being no further business, at 10:03 a.m. Senator Shapiro  
         moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Florence Shapiro, Chair 
         Tara Korstad, Clerk