The House Committee on Energy Resources 
         77th Legislature 
         February 7, 2001 
         1:00 p.m. 
         Capitol Extension, Auditorium 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on February 1, 2001, the House  
         Committee on Energy Resources met in a public hearing and was  
         called to order by the chair, Representative Lewis, Ron, at 1:05  
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:  Representatives Lewis, Ron; Merritt; Christian;  
                   Kitchen; Williams (5). 
         Absent:   Representatives Carter; Crabb; Driver; Hawley (4). 
         A quorum was present. 
         Chairman Ron Lewis gave brief opening remarks regarding the  
         committee's public hearing regarding the recent increases in the  
         price of natural gas. 
         (Representative Crabb now present.) 
         Chairman Lewis then opened the meeting to invited and public  
         See attached Witness List. 
         (Representative Carter now present.) 
         (Representative Driver now present.) 
         (Representative Hawley now present.) 
         Closing remarks by Chairman Lewis and committee members. 
         At 6:20 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. Lewis, Ron, Chair 
         Wendy Hill, Clerk