NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Business & Commerce

TIME & DATE:  8:00AM, Tuesday, April 24, 2001

PLACE: Lt. Gov. Cmte. Room

CHAIR: Senator David Sibley


To be considered:

SB 427            Lucio / et al.
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the treatment of
autism and pervasive developmental disorders.

SB 771            Harris
Relating to a consumers' guide for employers regarding health
benefit plans.

SB 805            Van de Putte
Relating to parity in certain disability insurance benefits.

SB 806            Van de Putte
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain mental
disorders in children.

SB 1280            Zaffirini
Relating to the tax on cigarettes, cigars, and other tobacco

SB 1281            Zaffirini
Relating to the notice regarding sales of cigarettes and tobacco
products given by a retailer to its customers and employees;
providing a penalty.

SB 1467            Moncrief
Relating to coverage for tests for the detection of colorectal
cancer under certain health benefit plans.

SB 1485            Carona
Relating to the issuance of bonds and state financing for the
development of Texas biotechnological and biomedical products and
for assistance to small businesses.

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

SB 1568            Harris
Relating to the licensing of national and state banks to underwrite
certain credit insurance products as principal:

SB 1797            Carona
Relating to an exemption from the licensure provisions of The Texas
Engineering Practice Act for certain research or instructional

SB 1825            Sibley
Relating to state energy policy and the creation, powers, and duties of the
Texas Energy Policy Council.


SB 623            Duncan
Relating to damages for liability actions in residential

SB 836            Shapleigh
Relating to the allocation of certain child care funds to local
workforce development areas.

SB 1151            Van de Putte
Relating to the duties of employers and insurance carriers in a
workers' compensation proceeding.

SB 1555            Duncan
Relating to certain civil actions for injury to a child, elderly
individual, or disabled individual and certain related liability
insurance coverage.

SB 1571            Nelson
Relating to the creation and duties of the Health Care Services
Contract Panel.



SB 1825