NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Business & Commerce

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Tuesday, April 10, 2001

PLACE: Lt. Gov. Cmte. Room

CHAIR: Senator David Sibley


To be considered:

SB 440            Madla
Relating to the regulation of certain health benefit plans.

SB 1045            Moncrief
Relating to the hazardous substances law; providing penalties.

SB 1116            Armbrister
Relating to the responsibility for and allocation of renewable
energy resources by a generation and transmission electric

SB 1198            Carona
Relating to inspection of elevators, escalators, moving sidewalks,
and related equipment; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 1235            Cain
Relating to waiving the requirement of a bond for certain alcoholic
beverage permit holders and licensees.

SB 1236            Cain
Relating to the grace period on renewal of an alcoholic beverage
license or permit.

SB 1294            Van de Putte
Relating to establishing T.E.A.C.H. pilot projects to assist
teachers in retaining employment in the field of child care.

SB 1395            Fraser
Relating to the right of an insurance carrier to contest the
compensability of an injury in a workers' compensation case.

SB 1512            Lucio
Relating to the use of multiple award contracts for state and local
government purchasing.

SB 1514            Lucio
Relating to the use of health care delivery networks to provide
workers' compensation medical benefits to employees of the Texas
Department of Transportation.

SB 1516            Lucio
Relating to the issuance of certain special license plates by the
Texas Department of Transportation.

SB 1524            Van de Putte
Relating to notice requirements for certain applicants for certain
alcoholic beverage licenses and permits.

SB 1598            Wentworth
Relating to the reorganization of a mutual life insurance company.

SB 1656            Sibley
Relating to the duties and responsibilities of the Council on
Workforce and Economic Competitiveness.

SB 1658            Sibley
Relating to production of documents produced in response to an
investigation by the Texas Department of Insurance.

SB 1667            Cain
Relating to records retained for taxation purposes by alcoholic
beverage permittees.

SB 1684            Jackson
Relating to removal of malt liquor, ale, and beer from the premises
of a holder of a mixed beverage permit and a brewpub license.

Subcommittee report:

SB 837            Shapleigh
Relating to the development of a strategic plan by the Border
Health Institute.


SB 623            Duncan
Relating to damages for liability actions in residential

SB 842            Bivins
Relating to class actions.

SB 1185            Whitmire
Relating to the construction of telecommunications facilities.

SB 1284            Van de Putte
Relating to payment by certain issuers of health benefit plans of
certain claims; providing penalties.

SB 1493            Shapleigh
Relating to requirements for a financial institution that serves as
a depository of public funds.



SB 440
SB 1045
SB 1116
SB 1198
SB 1235
SB 1236
SB 1294
SB 1395
SB 1512
SB 1514
SB 1516
SB 1524
SB 1598
SB 1656
SB 1658
SB 1667
SB 1684
SB 837
SB 623
SB 842
SB 1185
SB 1284