NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: State Affairs

TIME & DATE: 12:30PM or 30 min. after adj.
             Thursday, April 8, 1999

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator Florence Shapiro


I.  To consider the following:

SB 123            Bivins
Relating to representation of a person before an executive state
agency by a member of the legislature.

SB 785            Wentworth
Relating to autopsy reports.

SB 839            West, Royce
Relating to security bars on residential dwellings.

SB 1016            Wentworth
Relating to the regulation of real estate brokers, salespersons,
and inspectors and to the administration of certain recovery funds.

SB 1042            Wentworth / et al.
Relating to requests for attorney general decisions under the
public information law.

SB 1043            Wentworth / et al.
Relating to the deposit that a governmental body may require under
the open records law before preparing copies of certain

SB 1044            Wentworth / et al.
Relating to the charge a governmental body may impose for providing
a copy of public information.

SB 1045            Wentworth / et al.
Relating to making government information available on the Internet
and to the cost of making government information available to the

SB 1097            Nixon, Drew
Relating to the authority of this state or a political subdivision
of this state to participate in a challenge, protest, or appeal
regarding the ad valorem tax appraisal of a taxable leasehold or
other possessory interest in real property owned by this state or
the political subdivision.

SB 1327            Gallegos
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Historical

SB 1345            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the definition of an off-premise sign and the
attachment of the nonconforming, off-premise sign status to the
original nonconforming, off-premise sign.

SB 1390            Shapleigh
Relating to the Records Management Interagency Coordinating

SB 1419            Lucio
Relating to the referral and reporting of delinquent obligations to
the attorney general.

SB 1438            Duncan
Relating to a pilot project transferring certain professional and
occupational licensing boards to self-directed semi-independent
status; making an appropriation.

SB 1533            Carona
Relating to the hazardous substances law; providing penalties.

SB 1785            Gallegos
Relating to creation of a benefit fund and supplemental one-time
payment for certain peace officers and fire fighters disabled in
the line of duty.

SB 1832            Bivins
Relating to the location of polling places and to certain ballots
for write-in voting.

SJR 37            Harris
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the application of
equity loan law to cooperative membership fees and certificates.

SJR 41            Madla
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow a public school
teacher or faculty member of a public institution of higher
education to serve as a member of the legislature.

II.  Subcommittee reports:

SB 1446            Barrientos
Relating to authorizing the General Services Commission to convey
certain state-owned property to the City of Austin.

SB 1794            Ratliff
Relating to powers and duties of the Red River Redevelopment
Authority; validating certain acts of the authority.

SB 555            Ogden
Relating to the award of state highway improvement contracts.

III. Pending business:

SB 29            Shapiro / et al.
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators;
providing a penalty.