NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Government Organization

TIME & DATE:  1:00PM Or upon adjournment
             Wednesday, May 21, 2003

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator Rodney Ellis

Senator Ellis suspended the 24 hour posting rule to hear HB 2933.

To consider the following:

HB 1318            Swinford                 SP: Armbrister
Relating to workforce planning requirements for state agencies and
the compensation, accountability, and employment of certain state

HB 1538            Chisum                   SP: Shapleigh
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Funeral
Service Commission, including certain functions transferred to the
commission from the Texas Department of Health, and the powers and
duties of the Texas Finance Commission and the banking commissioner
of Texas regarding cemeteries; providing administrative and civil

HB 2376            Elkins                   SP: Averitt
Relating to the correction or removal from the statutes of obsolete
references regarding the surety bonds of state officers and

HB 2519            Flores                   SP: Lucio
Relating to the regulation of bingo; imposing a tax.

HB 2933            Flores                   SP: Barrientos
Relating to the abolition of the Commission on Human Rights and the
transfer of its functions to a civil rights division within the
attorney general's office.

HB 3042            Cook, Robby              SP: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the administration of the Texas Building and
Procurement Commission.

Pending Business:

HB 599            Chisum                   SP: Jackson
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Bar of
Texas and to the practice of law in the state.

HB 1166            Solomons                 SP: Shapleigh
Relating to the on-line information needs and requirements of
licensing agencies and their license holders.

HB 1218            Chisum                   SP: Nelson
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board
of Public Accountancy and to the confidentiality of certain
information of a taxpayer undergoing examination by the
comptroller; providing penalties.

HB 1241            Homer                    SP: Janek
Relating to measures to protect the state from theft, lost lottery
tickets, or other losses incurred by or in connection with lottery
sales agents.

HB 1401            Goolsby                  SP: Carona
Relating to the implementation of Amber Alert or another system for
publicly disseminating emergency information about abducted
children by the Texas Lottery Commission.

HB 2455            Chisum                   SP: Nelson
Relating to the governmental entities subject to, and the
confidentiality of records under, the sunset review process.

HB 2485            Hochberg                 SP: Ratliff
Relating to internal auditing of state agencies.

HB 3024            Casteel                  SP: Armbrister
Relating to increasing governmental efficiency through the
reduction of duplicative reporting and auditing requirements.



HB 2933