The House Committee on Licensing & Administrative  
         78th Legislature 
         March 12, 2004 
         10:30 a.m. 
         Pharr City Hall Commissioners' Meeting Room 
         118 S. Cage, 2nd Floor, Pharr, Texas  
         Pursuant to a notice posted on March 1, 2004, the House  
         Committee on Licensing & Administrative Procedures met in a  
         public hearing and was called to order by the chair,  
         Representative Flores, at 11:08 a.m. 
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:  Representatives Flores; Eissler; Homer; Jones, Delwin;  
                   Wise (5). 
         Absent:   Representatives Hamilton; Raymond; Driver; Goolsby  
         A quorum was present. 
         Rep. Flores, chair, welcomed everyone to District 36 and laid  
         out interim charge #6, studying ways to reduce the incidence of  
         underage drinking in Texas and recognized the first witness. 
         Testimony was taken.  (See attached witness list.) 
         (Representative Jones, Delwin in chair.) 
         Testimony continued. 
         (Representative Hamilton now present.) 
         (Representative Hamilton in chair.) 
         Testimony continued.                               
         (Representative Flores in chair.) 
         Testimony continued. 
         Please note that all witnesses, excluding those appearing on  
         behalf of a state agency, were for the study in reducing  
         underage drinking and against underage drinking.  (State agency  
         personnel must be neutral). 
         Rep. Flores, chair, announced that the next committee meeting  
         will be held in Austin in April. 
         At 4:16 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair. 
         Rep. Flores, Chair 
         Milda Mora, Clerk