The House Committee on Public Education 
         77th Legislature 
         February 20, 2001 
         2:00 p.m. 
         Capitol Extension, E2.036 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on February 15, 2001, the House  
         Committee on Public Education met in a public hearing and was  
         called to order by the chair, Representative Sadler, at 2:10  
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:  Representatives Sadler; Grusendorf; Hardcastle;  
                   Hochberg; Smith (5). 
         Absent:   Representatives Dutton; Dunnam; Oliveira; Olivo (4). 
         A quorum was present. 
         (Representative Oliveira now present.) 
         HB 500 
         The chair laid out HB 500. 
         Representative Smith offered a complete committee substitute.  
         The chair recognized Representative Grusendorf to explain the  
         (Representative Olivo now present.) 
         Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.) 
         (Representative Dunnam now present.) 
         The committee substitute was withdrawn without objection. 
         The bill was left pending without objection.  
         At 5:10 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. Sadler, Chair 
         Craig Smith, Clerk