Thursday, May 8, 2003 
                           1:00 p.m. or upon adjournment 
                        Senate Chamber, Senator Lucio's Desk 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of  
         the Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade was  
         held on Thursday, May 8, 2003, in the Senate Chamber at Senator  
         Lucio's Desk. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.                Senator Eliot Shapleigh 
         Senator Teel Bivins                     Senator Judith Zaffirini 
         Senator John Carona 
         Senator Craig Estes 
         Senator Jane Nelson 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 2:23 p.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted: 
         At 2:23 p.m. Senator Carona assumed the chair. 
         The chair laid out pending business SB 1751.  Senator Lucio sent  
         up a committee substitute; the chair recognized Senator Lucio to  
         explain the difference between the committee substitute and the  
         bill as filed.  Senator Lucio moved adoption of the committee  
         substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Lucio  
         moved that SB 1751 do not pass but that CSSB 1751 be reported  
         back to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and  
         be printed.  The motion carried with a record vote of 5 ayes, 0  
         nay, 0 present not voting, and 2 absent.  Senator Lucio moved  
         that the bill be recommended for placement on the Local &  
         Uncontested Calendar; without objection, it was so ordered.       
         At 2:25 p.m. Senator Lucio resumed the chair.  
         There being no further business, at 2:25 p.m. Senator Lucio  
         moved that the committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr., Chair 
         Laura Garcia, Clerk