SENATE COMMITTEE ON NOMINATIONS 
                              Tuesday, April 26, 2005 
                           12:30 p.m. or upon adjournment 
                              Chairman Lindsay's desk 
         Pursuant to suspension of Senate Rule 11.18, moved by Senator  
         Lindsay, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Nominations  
         was held on Tuesday, April 26, 2005, in the Senate Chamber at  
         Chairman Lindsay's desk. 
         MEMBERS PRESENT:                        MEMBERS ABSENT: 
         Senator Jon Lindsay                     Senator Mike Jackson 
         Senator Bob Deuell                      Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. 
         Senator Gonzalo Barrientos 
         Senator Kevin Eltife 
         Senator Jane Nelson 
         The chair called the meeting to order at 12:55 p.m.  There being  
         a quorum present, the following business was transacted:   
         Vice-chairman Deuell moved that the committee vote on the  
         nomination of the Honorable George W. "Bill" Ceverha to the  
         Employees Retirement System of Texas Board of Directors. 
         At 12:55, by a vote of 4 ayes, 0 nays, 1 present not voting and  
         2 absent, the committee recommended that the nominee be sent to  
         the full Senate for confirmation. 
         There being no further business, at 12:56 p.m. Senator Lindsay  
         moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of  
         the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered.   
         Senator Jon Lindsay, Chair 
         Jazen Wood, Clerk