Tuesday, May 6, 1997 
                                     7:30 am 
                           Admin. Comte. Office E1.714 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.11, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on  
         Administration was held on Tuesday, May 6, 1997 in Admin.  
         Comte. Office E1.714, at Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS PRESENT AFTER     
         ROLL CALL: 
         Senator Chris Harris                    Senator J.E. Brown 
         Senator Carlos Truan                    Senator Bill Ratliff 
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister 
         Senator Mike Moncrief 
         Senator David Sibley 
         The Chair called the meeting to order at 7:30 am.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted.   
         Senator Harris recognized Senator Truan who moved to approve  
         all minutes from the previous meetings.  Without objection it  
         was so ordered. 
         The Chair laid out SCR 81 and recognized the author, Senator  
         Mario Gallegos, Jr., to explain the bill.   
         Senator Sibley moved that SCR 81 be reported favorably to the  
         full Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be  
         printed.  The motion carried with a vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, 0  
         present not voting, and 2 absent.   
         Senator Moncrief moved that the bill be recommended for  
         placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar, without  
         objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Harris asked if there were any questions or discussion  
         on any of the bills listed for certification on the Local and  
         Uncontested Calendar.  There was discussion.  Senator Moncrief  
         moved to certify all the bills on the list with the exception  
         of HB 515, HB 749 pulled by author, HB 758, HB 2692, HB 3490  
         pulled by author, HB 3504 left pending, SB 12 engrossed  
         5/5/97, SB 1066 engrossed 5/5/97 and SB 1827 engrossed 5/5/97.   
         Motion passed 7 ayes, 0 nays. 
         Senator Harris asked the committee for a consensus of what  
         time they would like to continue meeting with the possibility  
         of the Senate going into session at 8:00 or 8:30 am.  The  
         consensus was to start the meeting at 7:00 am and then upon  
         recess if needed. 
         There being no further business, Senator Harris 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