Monday, February 3, 1997 
                                    12:50 pm 
                                 Senate Chamber 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.11, a meeting of the  
         Senate Committee on Administration was held on Monday,  
         February 3, 1997 in the Senate Chamber at Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Chris Harris                    Senator Carlos Truan 
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister              Senator J.E. Brown 
         Senator Mike Moncrief                   Senator Bill Ratliff 
         Senator David Sibley 
         The Chair called the meeting to order at 12:55 am.  There  
         being a quorum present, the following business was transacted.   
         Senator Harris passed the Chair to Senator Armbrister and  
         asked to be recognized.  Senator Armbrister recognized Senator  
         Harris.  Senator Harris moved to approve the General  
         budget of $20,600.00.  Senator Sibley seconded the motion.   
         Motion passed 4 ayes, 0 nays. 
         There being no further business, at 12:59 pm Senator  
         Armbrister moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to  
         the call of the Chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Chris Harris, Chair 
         Myra J. Schmitt, Clerk