SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE AFFAIRS 
                             Friday, April 11, 1997 
                                    11:35 pm 
                                 Senate Chamber 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.11, a public hearing  
         of the Senate Committee on State Affairs was held on Friday,  
         April 11, 1997 in the Senate Chamber at Austin, Texas.   
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister              Senator Florence  
         Senator Drew Nixon 
         Senator David Cain 
         Senator John Carona 
         Senator Rodney Ellis 
         Senator Troy Fraser 
         Senator Mario Gallegos, Jr. 
         Senator Michael Galloway 
         Senator Jon Lindsay 
         Senator Gregory Luna 
         Senator Jane Nelson 
         Senator John Whitmire 
         The Chair suspended the rules to meet at his desk upon  
         adjournment of the Senate. 
         The Chair called the meeting to order at 11:35 pm.  There  
         being a quorum present, the following business was transacted.   
         The following members arrived after the roll was called:  None 
         The Chair brought up SB 337 from pending business. Senator  
         Nixon moved that SB 337 be reported favorably to the full  
         Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.   
         The motion carried with a vote of 8 ayes, 0 nays, 0 present  
         not voting, and 5 absent.   
         Senators Cain, Ellis, Luna, and Nelson requested unanimous  
         consent to be shown voting aye on SB 337.  There being no  
         objection, the motion prevailed.  
         There being no further business, at 11:40 pm Senator  
         Armbrister moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to  
         the call of the Chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister, Chair 
         Kelly Gilbert, Clerk