NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Jurisprudence

TIME & DATE:  2:30PM or upon adjournment
             Wednesday, May 9, 2001

PLACE: E1.016

CHAIR: Senator Royce West


To consider the following:

HB 65            Pitts                    SP: Cain
Relating to the assignment of the judge of the 378th District Court
as a visiting judge.

HB 374            Wohlgemuth               SP: Shapiro
Relating to the assessment of court costs for certain offenses to
finance child health and safety programs in municipalities.

HB 534            Thompson                 SP: Wentworth
Relating to the jurisdiction, powers, and duties of an assigned
statutory probate court judge.

HB 535            Thompson                 SP: Wentworth
Relating to recording information concerning appointment of certain
visiting judges.

HB 560            Keffer                   SP: Haywood
Relating to the liability of certain religious charitable
organizations for transportation services provided to certain
welfare recipients.

HB 586            Brown, Betty             SP: Cain
Relating to the ineligibility of a delinquent child support obligor
to receive state-funded or state-administered student financial

HB 628            Naishtat                 SP: Moncrief
Relating to authorizing a person other than a corporate fiduciary
to serve as trustee of certain trusts.

HB 840            Hinojosa                 SP: West, Royce
Relating to a defendant's waiver of arraignment.

HB 842            Keel                     SP: Duncan
Relating to the authority of less than the whole number of a jury
to render a verdict in a felony case when a juror dies or becomes

HB 947            Turner, Sylvester        SP: Duncan
Relating to the survival of a wrongful death suit on the death of
the plaintiff.

HB 1073            Farabee                  SP: Moncrief
Relating to the hours of operation of certain courts for
proceedings under the Texas Mental Health Code.

HB 1515            Janek                    SP: Bernsen
Relating to the recovery of damages by a parent, managing
conservator, or guardian in a suit brought by a person who was
younger than 18 at the time the cause of action accrued.

HB 1712            Maxey                    SP: West, Royce
Relating to online public access to certain information regarding

HB 2087            Clark                    SP: Haywood
Relating to civil liability for the manufacture of methamphetamine.

HB 2550            Uher                     SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the application of the child support guidelines to
certain children receiving social security old age benefits.

HB 2557            Jones, Elizabeth         SP: Wentworth
Relating to the payment of certain judgments.

HB 2788            Solomons                 SP: Duncan
Relating to the transfer of certain cases from a district court of
a judicial district to a newly created district court of that
judicial district.

HB 3144            Hartnett                 SP: Bernsen
Relating to incapacitated persons, wards, and former wards.

HB 3356            McReynolds               SP: Staples
Relating to the appointment of bailiffs by the judges of the
district courts and county courts at law in Angelina County.

HB 3586            Hartnett                 SP: West, Royce
Relating to an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain
Dallas County courts.

HB 3662            Thompson                 SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the administration of the justice courts of Harris

Pending Business:

SB 653            Staples
Relating to certain counseling and treatment that may be required
under a protective order of a person found to have committed family

SB 1098            Madla
Relating to juror reimbursement in certain counties.

SB 1584            Van de Putte
Relating to evidence of innocence in criminal trials.

HB 80            Gallego                  SP: Sibley
Relating to immunity applicable to certain persons acting under the
Texas Anatomical Gift Act.

HB 363            Gallego                  SP: Moncrief
Relating to the issuance of a written notice to appear for certain
misdemeanor offenses punishable by fine only.

HB 706            Morrison                 SP: Truan
Relating to the emergency possession of and termination of the
parent-child relationship of certain abandoned children.

HB 1037            Thompson                 SP: Harris
Relating to jurisdiction of a court over certain matters related to
the ward's estate after a ward's guardianship is settled.

HB 1118            Goodman                  SP: West, Royce
Relating to the adjudication and disposition of juvenile conduct
and the administration of the juvenile justice system.

HB 1365            Goodman                  SP: Harris
Relating to the establishment, modification, and enforcement of
child support.

HB 1420            Jones, Jesse             SP: Armbrister
Relating to the definition of the practice of law.

HB 1999            Cook                     SP: Armbrister
Relating to the authority of a magistrate in certain counties to
issue a search warrant for certain property or items.

HB 2249            Goodman                  SP: Harris
Relating to certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 3174            Solis, Jim               SP: Truan
Relating to the operation of the Court of Appeals for the
Thirteenth Court of Appeals District and the creation of an
appellate judicial system for the district.