Wednesday, September 17, 2003 
                           1:00 p.m. or upon adjournment 
                           Capitol Extension, Room E1.028 
         Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule  
         11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Infrastructure Development  
         and Security Committee was held on Wednesday, September 17,  
         2003, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.028, at Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Steve Ogden                     Senator Frank Madla 
         Senator Gonzalo Barrientos 
         Senator Bob Deuell 
         Senator Rodney Ellis 
         Senator Jon Lindsay 
         Senator Florence Shapiro 
         Senator Eliot Shapleigh 
         Senator Jeff Wentworth 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 1:04 p.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         At 1:05 p.m. Senator Lindsay assumed the chair.   
         The chair laid out SB 8, relating to the construction,  
         acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation,  
         ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the  
         progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in  
         the state; making appropriations, and recognized the author,  
         Senator Ogden, to explain the bill. Witnesses testifying and  
         registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.  The  
         chair moved that the public testimony be closed; without  
         objection, it was so ordered.  Senator Ogden moved that SB 8 be  
         left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.   
         At 1:24 p.m. Senator Ogden resumed the chair.    
         There being no further business, at 1:25 p.m. Senator Ogden  
         moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Steve Ogden, Chair 
         Amy Jeter, Clerk