The House Committee on Appropriations 
         79th Legislature 
         January 27, 2005 
         Upon final adjourn./recess 
         Capitol Extension, E1.030 
         Pursuant to an announcement from the house floor on January 27,  
         2005, the House Committee on Appropriations met in a formal  
         meeting and was called to order by the chair, Representative  
         Pitts, at 10:48 a.m. 
         The roll was answered as follows: 
         Present:   Representatives Pitts; Luna; Berman; Branch; Brown,  
                    Betty; Brown, Fred; Chisum; Crownover; Davis, John;  
                    Dukes; Edwards; Gattis; Guillen; Haggerty; Hegar;  
                    Hope; Hopson; Kolkhorst; Martinez; McClendon;  
                    Menendez; Pena; Pickett; Smith, Todd (24). 
         Absent:    Representatives Hamric; Isett; King, Tracy; Truitt;  
                    Turner (5). 
         A quorum was present. 
         The Committee met to discuss initial organization. 
         (Representative Hamric now present.) (Representative King, Tracy  
         now present.) (Representative Turner now present.) 
         At 11:08 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned until 8:00 a.m., January 31, 2005. 
         Rep. Pitts, Chair 
         Cristina Self, Clerk