Friday, May 4, 2001 
                             1 hour after adjournment. 
                                   Senate Chamber 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rules 11.10 and 11.18, a  
         public hearing of the Senate Committee on Redistricting was  
         held on Friday, May 4, 2001, in the Senate Chamber at  
         Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Jeff Wentworth                  Senator Robert Duncan 
         Senator Mike Jackson                    Senator Rodney Ellis 
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister              Senator Judith  
         Senator David Cain 
         Senator Florence Shapiro 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 1:27 p.m.  There  
         being a quorum present, the following business was  
         Senator Duncan, Senator Ellis, and Senator Zaffirini were  
         absent due to a concurrent meeting of the Conference  
         Committee on Senate Bill 1.   
         Senator Jackson moved to adopt the committee minutes from  
         the previous hearings on Wednesday, May 2, 2001, and  
         Thursday, May 3, 2001.  There being no  objection, the  
         minutes were adopted.   
         The chair indicated that two amendments to CSSB 499 were  
         laid out and explained at the last committee meeting.   
         Senator Cain reported that an additional amendment  
         affecting Dallas County was in the process of being revised  
         and would be sent up at the next meeting.  Senator Cain  
         moved that the committee recess until 9:00 a.m. on Monday,  
         May 7, 2001.  There being no objection, the motion passed. 
         There being no further business, at 1:29 p.m., the chair  
         announced the committee would stand in recess until 9:00  
         a.m. on Monday, May 7, 2001, when it would reconvene in the  
         Betty King Committee Room.  Without objection, the  
         committee recessed.   
         Senator Jeff Wentworth, Chair 
         Erica Sadlon, Clerk