Saturday, May 21, 2005 
                           1:00 p.m. or upon adjournment 
                      Betty King Committee Hearing Room, 2E.20 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rules 11.10 and 11.18, a public  
         hearing of the Senate Committee on Business & Commerce was held  
         on Saturday, May 21, 2005, in the Betty King Committee Hearing  
         Room, 2E.20, at Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Troy Fraser, Chairman           Senator John Carona 
         Senator Kip Averitt, Vice Chairman      Senator Kevin Eltife 
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister              Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. 
         Senator Kim Brimer 
         Senator Craig Estes 
         Senator Leticia Van de Putte 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 3:03 p.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         The chair recognized Senator Estes to make a motion to  
         reconsider the vote on HB 2421.  Senator Estes was on the  
         prevailing side.  Senator Estes moved to reconsider the vote on  
         HB 2421; without objection, it was so ordered.  Senator  
         Armbrister moved that HB 2421 be reported favorably to the  
         Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed.   
         The motion carried with a record vote of 6 ayes, 0 nay, 0  
         present not voting, and 3 absent.   
         There being no further business, at 3:06 p.m. Chairman Fraser  
         moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the chairman.  Without objection, it was so ordered. 
         Senator Troy Fraser, Chairman 
         Tatum Baker, Clerk