By Moreno of Harris                                   H.B. No. 3033
         Substitute the following for H.B. No. 3033:
         By Wilson                                         C.S.H.B. No. 3033
                                A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 1-1                                   AN ACT
 1-2     relating to the composition of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage
 1-3     Commission.
 1-5           SECTION 1.  Sections 5.02(a) and (c), Alcoholic Beverage
 1-6     Code, are amended to read as follows:
 1-7           (a)  The commission is composed of five [three] members, who
 1-8     are appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the
 1-9     senate.
1-10           (c)  Appointments to the commission shall be made without
1-11     regard to the race, color, handicap, sex, religion, age, or
1-12     national origin of the appointees.  In making appointments to the
1-13     commission, the governor shall attempt to reflect the geographic
1-14     diversity of the state.
1-15           SECTION 2.  Section 5.03, Alcoholic Beverage Code, is amended
1-16     to read as follows:
1-17           Sec. 5.03.  Terms of Office.  The members of the commission
1-18     hold office for staggered terms of six years, with as near as
1-19     possible to one-third of the members' terms [the term of one
1-20     member] expiring every two years.  Each member holds office until
1-21     his successor is appointed and has qualified.  A member may be
1-22     appointed to succeed himself.
1-23           SECTION 3.  (a)  This Act takes effect September 1, 2001.
1-24           (b)  Until all appointees have taken office, a quorum of the
 2-1     Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is a majority of the number of
 2-2     members who are qualified.