NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING


TIME & DATE: 12:15PM or upon adjournment
             Thursday, May 10, 2001

PLACE: E1.036

CHAIR: Senator Rodney Ellis


The Finance Committee will consider the following bills:

HB 253            Longoria / et al.        SP: Madla
Relating to benefits paid to survivors of certain law enforcement
officers, firefighters, and other public servants.

HB 609            Hochberg                 SP: Shapiro
Relating to internal auditing of state agencies.

HB 939            Hodge                    SP: Carona
Relating to the application of certain taxes on persons involved in
television, motion picture, video, and audio productions.

SB 1813            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation, composition, and operation of certain
district courts.

HB 1845            Oliveira                 SP: Van de Putte
Relating to simplified sales and use tax administration.

HB 2618            Gray                     SP: Armbrister
Relating to the funding and operation of certain emergency
management and disaster relief programs.

HB 2686            Solis, Jim               SP: Lucio
Relating to tax incentives for certain businesses located in
enterprise zones, defense readjustment zones, or strategic
investment areas.

HB 2833            Grusendorf               SP: Jackson
Relating to the application of the sales tax to services provided
in connection with certain foreclosure sales.

HB 2845            Danburg                  SP: Cain
Relating to the creation of an initiative to promote the
commercialization of fuel cell technologies, including tax
exemptions and reductions for certain corporations.

HB 2914            Bonnen                   SP: Duncan
Relating to state fiscal matters.

HB 2957            King, Phil               SP: Sibley
Relating to authorized investments for certain public money.

HB 2153            Averitt                  SP: Sibley
Relating to the directors and authority of the Texas Public Finance


HB 3097            Counts                   SP: Truan
Relating to the security provided for revenue bonds issued by the
Veterans' Land Board.

HJR 82            Counts                   SP: Truan
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Veterans' Land
Board to issue additional general obligation bonds and to use
certain assets in certain funds to provide for veterans homes and
veterans cemeteries and to make certain payments on revenue bonds.



HB 1845