The House Committee on Appropriations 
         Joint Committee on the Teacher Shortage 
         77th Legislature 
         April 8, 2002 
         10:00 a.m. 
         Capitol Extension, E1.030 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on April 2, 2002, the House  
         Committee on Appropriations, Joint Committee on the Teacher  
         Shortage, met in a public hearing and was called to order by the  
         co-chair, Representative Hochberg, at 12:07 p.m. 
         Present:  Representatives Hochberg; Delisi; Giddings;  
                   McReynolds; Mowery; Grusendorf (6). 
         Absent:   Representatives Coleman; Eiland; Gallego; Gutierrez;  
                   Hamric; Moreno, Paul; Pitts; Smith; Turner, Sylvester  
         A quorum was not present. 
         Also present:  Representative Pickett 
         (Representative Hamric now present.)(Representative Gallego now  
         present.)(Representative Gutierrez now present.) 
         A quorum was now present. 
         Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.) 
         At 4:35 p.m., on the motion of the co-chair and without  
         objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the  
         Rep. Hochberg, Co-Chair 
         Caasi Lamb, Clerk