SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE 
                              Tuesday, May 13, 1997 
                   10:00 am or Upon Adjournment of the Senate 
                                 Senate Chamber 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.11, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance was  
         held on Tuesday, May 13, 1997 in the Senate Chamber at Austin,  
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Carlos Truan                    Senator Bill Ratliff 
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister 
         Senator Gonzalo Barrientos 
         Senator Teel Bivins 
         Senator J.E. Brown 
         Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. 
         Senator Mike Moncrief 
         Senator Jane Nelson 
         Senator David Sibley 
         Senator Jeff Wentworth 
         Senator Royce West 
         Senator Judith Zaffirini 
         Senator Truan, the Acting Chair, called the meeting to order  
         at 11:55 am.  There being a quorum present, the following  
         business was transacted.   
         The following members arrived after the roll was called:   
         The Chair laid out HB 1107 and recognized the Senate sponsor,  
         Senator Moncrief, to explain the bill.   
         Senator Moncrief sent up a committee substitute; the Chair  
         recognized Senator Moncrief to explain the difference between  
         the committee substitute and the bill as filed.  Senator  
         Moncrief moved adoption of the committee substitute, without  
         objection, it was so ordered. 
         Senator Moncrief sent up Committee Amendment 1 and moved  
         adoption; without objection, the amendment was adopted.   
         Senator Moncrief requested unanimous consent to incorporate  
         the amendment into the committee substitute.  Senator Moncrief  
         then moved that the new committee substitute be adopted.  
              No witnesses appeared for, against, or on HB 1107. 
         Senator Moncrief moved that HB 1107 do not pass but that CSHB  
         1107 be reported back to the Senate with the recommendation  
         that it do pass and be printed.  The motion carried with a  
         vote of 12 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present not voting, and 1 absent.   
         Senator Moncrief moved that the bill be recommended for  
         placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar, without  
         objection, it was so ordered.   
              There being no further business, at 12:05 pm Senator  
              Truan moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to  
              the call of the Chair.  Without objection, it was so  
              Senator Bill Ratliff, Chair 
              Patricia Hicks, Clerk