STATUS OF BILLS IN CONFERENCE COMMITTEE





SB 1             Ogden                      SP: Pitts
General Appropriations Bill.
     4-11  Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     4-11  Senate conferees appointed.  Ogden, Chair;
           Duncan, Whitmire, Zaffirini, Averitt.
     4-14  House granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     4-14  House conferees appointed.  Pitts, Chair;
           Gattis, Kolkhorst, Luna, Turner.


SB 5             Staples/ Nelson            SP: Solomons
Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers'
compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas
Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office
of injured employee counsel, and the transfer of the powers and
duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas
Department of Insurance and the office of injured employee counsel;
providing administrative violations.
     5-17  Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-17  Senate conferees appointed.  Staples, Chair;
           Duncan, Fraser, Madla, Nelson.
     5-20  House granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-20  House conferees appointed.  Solomons, Chair;
           Giddings, Rose, Taylor, Zedler.


SB 6             Nelson/ et al.             SP: Hupp/ et al.
Relating to protective services; providing penalties.
     4-26  Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     4-26  Senate conferees appointed.  Nelson, Chair;
           Janek, Shapleigh, Lindsay, Zaffirini.
     4-28  House granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     4-28  House conferees appointed.  Hupp, Chair;
           John Davis, Goodman, Talton, Uresti.


SB 122             Hinojosa/ et al.           SP: Giddings
Relating to the prevention and punishment of identity theft and the
rights of certain victims of identity theft; providing penalties.
     5-17  Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-17  Senate conferees appointed.  Hinojosa, Chair;
           Williams, Gallegos, Carona, Harris.
     5-20  House granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-20  House conferees appointed.  Giddings, Chair;
           Dutton, Keel, McCall, Turner.
     5-20  Conference Committee report filed with the Secretary
           of the Senate.


SB 334             Duncan/ et al.             SP: Keffer, Bill
Relating to the remedy provided for failure to disclose certain
information in certain residential construction transactions.
     5-21  Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-21  Senate conferees appointed.  Duncan, Chair;
           Fraser, Armbrister, Hinojosa, Eltife.


SB 368             Duncan/ et al.             SP: Hartnett/ et al.
Relating to the compensation of state judges and to the computation
of retirement benefits for state judges and for members of the
elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
     5-21  Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-21  Senate conferees appointed.  Duncan, Chair;
           Ogden, Ellis, Averitt, Whitmire.


SB 1050             Van de Putte               SP: Bailey
Relating to the promotional system for municipal civil service fire
fighters.
     5-18  Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-18  Senate conferees appointed.  Van de Putte, Chair;
           Gallegos, Jackson, Fraser, Brimer.
     5-20  House granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-20  House conferees appointed.  Bailey, Chair;
           Harper-Brown, Martinez, Menendez, Talton


SB 1103             Eltife                     SP: Hughes
Relating to the powers and duties of the General Land Office and
the disposition of certain unsurveyed public school land.
     5-16  Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-16  Senate conferees appointed.  Eltife, Chair;
           Armbrister, Staples, Lindsay, Madla.
     5-18  House granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-18  House conferees appointed.  Hughes, Chair;
           Crabb, Crownover, Farabee, George "Buddy" West.


SB 1273             Jackson, Mike              SP: Geren
Relating to the establishment of the Texas farm and ranch lands
conservation program.
     5-18  Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-18  Senate conferees appointed.  Jackson, Chair;
           Staples, Armbrister, Harris, Madla.
     5-20  House granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-20  House conferees appointed.  Geren, Chair;
           Robby Cook, Mowery, Orr, Puente


SB 1641             Lucio                      SP: Oliveira
Relating to the continuation of the law authorizing the issuance of
oversize or overweight vehicle permits by certain port authorities.
     5-17  Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-17  Senate conferees appointed.  Lucio, Chair;
           Shapleigh, Carona, Madla, Eltife.
     5-20  House granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-20  House conferees appointed.  Oliveira, Chair;
           Flores, Griggs, Hill, Solis.


SB 1670             Staples                    SP: Callegari
Relating to a motor vehicle financial responsibility verification
program; providing a penalty.
     5-16  Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-16  Senate conferees appointed.  Staples, Chair;
           Ellis, Madla, Lindsay, Wentworth.
     5-18  House granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-18  House conferees appointed.  Callegari, Chair;
           Deshotel, Escobar, Krusee, Taylor.


HB 2             Grusendorf/ Keffer, Jim/ Hill
                      SP: Shapiro
Relating to public education, public school finance matters, and
the imposition of a state ad valorem tax; imposing criminal
penalties.
     5-16  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-16  House conferees appointed:  Grusendorf, Chair;
           Branch, Delisi, Eissler, Bill Keefer.
     5-17  Senate granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-17  Senate conferees appointed.  Shapiro, Chair;
           Duncan, Armbrister, Janek, West.


HB 3             Keffer, Jim/ Grusendorf    SP: Ogden
Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing
school property taxes.
     5-16  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-16  House conferees appointed:  Keffer, Jim, Chair;
           Chisum, Geren, Otto, Swinford.
     5-17  Senate granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-17  Senate conferees appointed.  Ogden, Chair;
           Brimer, Staples, Zaffirini, Fraser.


HB 7             Solomons/ Giddings/ Hamric/ Dunnam
                      SP: Staples
Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers'
compensation system of this state, including changing the name of
the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department
of Workers' Compensation, the powers and duties of the governing
authority of that department, the provision of workers'
compensation benefits to injured employees, and the regulation of
workers' compensation insurers; providing administrative and
criminal penalties.
     5-20  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-20  House conferees appointed:  Solomons, Chair;
           Giddings, Rose, Taylor, Zedler.
     5-21  Senate granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-21  Senate conferees appointed.  Staples, Chair;
           Duncan, Fraser, Madla, Nelson.


HB 55             Grusendorf/ Hill/ Goolsby/ Branch/ et al.
                      SP: Harris
Relating to the designation of portions of Interstate Highway 20
inside Dallas and Tarrant Counties as the Ronald Reagan Memorial
Highway.
     5-20  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-20  House conferees appointed:  Grusendorf, Chair;
           Ray Allen, Betty Brown, Hughes, Phil King.


HB 225             Driver/ Keel/ Hupp/ Rose/ Hegar/ et al.
                      SP: Deuell
Relating to the expiration of a renewed license to carry a
concealed handgun.
     5-17  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-17  House conferees appointed:  Driver, Chair;
           Frost, Hegar, Hupp, Isett.
     5-18  Senate granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-18  Senate conferees appointed.  Deuell, Chair;
           Hinojosa, Seliger, Williams, Staples.


HB 261             Goodman                    SP: Wentworth
Relating to possession of or access to a grandchild and designation
of other relatives as managing conservators.
     5-20  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-20  House conferees appointed:  Goodman, Chair;
           Castro, Dutton, Nixon, Strama.


HB 747             McReynolds                 SP: Staples
Relating to the designation of the El Camino East/West Corridor.
     5-17  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-17  House conferees appointed:  McReynolds, Chair;
           Casteel, Tracy King, Krusee, Phillips.
     5-20  Senate granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-20  Senate conferees appointed.  Staples, Chair;
           Brimer, Lindsay, Wentworth, Shapleigh.


HB 836             Gattis/ Hopson/ et al.     SP: Ogden
Relating to certain requirements concerning the filling of a
prescription.
     5-18  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-18  House conferees appointed:  Gattis, Chair;
           Hopson, Paxton, Rose, Van Arsdale.


HB 1077             Crabb                      SP: Wentworth
Relating to the composition of certain courts of appeals districts
and to the assignment and transfer of cases in certain courts of
appeals districts.
     5-18  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-18  House conferees appointed:  Crabb, Chair;
           Robby Cook, Deshotel, Phil King, Talton.
     5-20  Senate granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-20  Senate conferees appointed.  Wentworth, Chair;
           Ogden, Duncan, Averitt, Harris.


HB 1503             Davis, John                SP: Deuell
Relating to the additional exit conference required following
inspection, survey, or investigation of certain facilities.
     5-16  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-16  House conferees appointed: Davis, John, Chair;
           Griggs, Paxton, Quintanilla, Uresti.
     5-18  Senate granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-18  Senate conferees appointed.  Deuell, Chair;
           Armbrister, West, Eltife, Carona.


HB 1820             Otto                       SP: Eltife
Relating to the requirements for reporting certain information to
the attorney general or the legislature.
     5-17  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-17  House conferees appointed:  Otto, Chair;
           Alma Allen, Blake, Talton, Vo.
     5-20  Senate granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-20  Senate conferees appointed.  Eltife, Chair;
           Ellis, Nelson, Jackson, Whitmire.