NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: State Affairs

TIME & DATE:  1:00PM or upon adjournment
             Monday, February 19, 2001

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator Florence Shapiro


I.  Call to Order

II. Approval of Minutes

The Committee will consider the following:

SB 258            Barrientos
Relating to the issuance of emergency medical services personnel
license plates.

SB 342            Shapiro
Relating to the participation of the Texas Department of
Transportation in the acquisition, construction, maintenance, and
operation of toll facilities.

SB 348            Truan
Relating to the preservation of rail facilities by the Texas
Department of Transportation.

SB 363            Truan
Relating to a leave of absence for certain state employees who are
donating an organ, bone marrow, or blood.

SB 391            Wentworth
Relating to the automation of the compulsory motor vehicle
inspection system.

SB 399            Duncan
Relating to the operation of a vehicle with a child in an open bed
of the vehicle or in the open bed of a trailer being towed by the

SB 406            Cain
Relating to the preservation of rail facilities by the Texas
Department of Transportation.

SB 407            Cain / et al.
Relating to the authority of a public entity to borrow funds from
the state infrastructure bank.

SB 408            Cain
Relating to the appointment of directors of regional tollway

SB 409            Cain
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Turnpike Authority
division of the Texas Department of Transportation.

SB 453            Armbrister
Relating to the use of sick or annual leave before receiving
workers' compensation benefits by an employee of the Texas
Department of Transportation.

SB 454            Armbrister
Relating to the collection and enforcement of tolls on certain toll
roads and toll projects; providing for civil and criminal

SB 484            Duncan
Relating to the review of plans and specifications and the
inspection of buildings or facilities for the purpose of
eliminating architectural barriers encountered by persons with

SB 586            Ogden
Relating to the creation of the Center for Transportation Safety as
part of the Texas Transportation Institute.

SJR 12            Shapiro
Proposing a constitutional amendment in aid of turnpikes, toll
roads, and toll bridges.

III. Pending Business:

SB 6            Shapiro
Relating to the fair conduct of elections and election campaigns;
providing penalties.

IV.  Recess