House Committee on Appropriations 
         76th Legislature 
         February 1, 1999 
         2:00 pm  
         Capitol Extension, E1.030 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on January 29, 1999, the House  
         Committee on Appropriations met in a public hearing and was  
         called to order by the Chair, Representative Robert Junell at  
         2:06 pm. 
         The roll was answered as follows:   
         Present:  Representatives Junell; West, George "Buddy";  
                   Coleman; Cuellar; Delisi; Eiland; Farrar; Gallego;  
                   Giddings; Glaze; Gutierrez; Hartnett; Heflin; Janek;  
                   Luna, Vilma; McReynolds; Moreno, Paul; Mowery;  
                   Pickett; Pitts; Puente; Staples; Tillery; Turner,  
                   Sylvester; Van de Putte (25). 
         Absent:   Representative Flores; Hochberg; (2). 
         Representatives Flores and Hochberg now present. 
         A quorum was present. 
         Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.) 
         Albert Hawkins was recognized by Chairman Junell to present an  
         overview of the Governor's budget proposal.   
         At 4:16 pm, on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned until February 2, 1999 at 8:00 am. 
         Rep. Robert Junell, Chair 
         Gretchen Himsl, Clerk