SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE AFFAIRS 
                              Tuesday, August 9, 2005 
                                     9:25 p.m. 
                                   Senate Chamber 
                               Senator Duncan's Desk 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of  
         the Senate Committee on State Affairs was held on Tuesday,  
         August 9, 2005, in the Senate Chamber at Austin, Texas. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Robert Duncan                   Senator Frank Madla 
         Senator Tommy Williams 
         Senator Kenneth Armbrister 
         Senator Rodney Ellis 
         Senator Troy Fraser 
         Senator Chris Harris 
         Senator Mike Jackson 
         Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 9:25 p.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         Senator Williams assumed the chair.   
         The chair laid out HB 11 and recognized the Senate sponsor,  
         Senator Duncan, to explain the bill.  The chair moved that the  
         public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so  
         ordered.  Senator Duncan moved that HB 11 be reported favorably  
         to the Senate with the recommendation that it do pass and be  
         printed.  The motion carried with a record vote of 7 ayes, 1  
         nay, 0 present not voting, and 1 absent.   
         Senator Duncan resumed the chair.   
         There being no further business, Senator Duncan moved that the  
         Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair.   
         Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Robert Duncan, Chair 
         Teddy Carter, Clerk