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.
     5-25  House granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-25  House conferees appointed.  Keffer, Bill, Chair;
           Nixon, Paxton, Rose, Van Arsdale.



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.
     5-24  House granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-24  House conferees appointed.  Hartnett, Chair;
           Crabb, Dutton, Keel, Luna.


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
     5-24  Conference Committee report filed with the
           Secretary of the Senate.


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.
     5-23  Conference Committee report filed with the
           Secretary of the Senate.


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.
     5-23  Senate granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-23  Senate conferees appointed.  Harris, Chair;
           West, Madla, Jackson, Brimer.


HB 167             Smith, Wayne               SP: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation and authority of municipal development
districts.
     5-24  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-24  House conferees appointed:  Smith, Wayne, Chair;
           Frost, Howard, McReynolds, George "Buddy" West.



HB 182             Mowery/ Wong/ Truitt/ et al.
                      SP: Janek
Relating to the appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations
through binding arbitration.
     5-24  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-24  House conferees appointed:  Mowery, Chair;
           Gonzales, Truitt, Veasey, Wong.


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.
     5-24  Conference Committee report filed with the
           Secretary of the Senate.


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.
     5-23  Senate granted the request for the appointment of a
           Conference Committee.
     5-23  Senate conferees appointed.  Wentworth, Chair;
           Averitt, Duncan, West, Hinojosa.
     5-23  Conference Committee report filed with the
           Secretary of the Senate.


HB 268             Keel/ Hodge                SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the qualifications and appointment of counsel for
indigent defendants in capital cases.
     5-25  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-25  House conferees appointed:  Keel, Chair;
           Hodge, Denny, Pena, Reyna.


HB 283             Hope/ Goolsby/ Raymond/ et al.
                      SP: Zaffirini
Relating to admission, assignment, and conduct of certain public
school students.
     5-25  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-25  House conferees appointed:  Hope, Chair;
           Dutton, Goodman, Goolsby, Thompson.


HB 468             Hegar                      SP: Jackson, Mike
Relating to driver and traffic safety education.
     5-24  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-24  House conferees appointed:  Hegar, Chair;
           Driver, Frost, Hill, Veasey.


HB 585             Corte                      SP: Wentworth
Relating to the requirements for the incorporation of a
municipality in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain
existing municipalities.
     5-25  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-25  House conferees appointed:  Corte, Chair;
           Robby Cook, Hilderbran, Leibowitz, Mowery.


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 905             Delisi                     SP: Williams
Relating to the powers and duties of the state auditor in
connection with state contracts.
     5-24  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-24  House conferees appointed:  Delisi, Chair;
           Byron Cook, Swinford, Villarreal, Wong.


HB 969             Keel                       SP: Hinojosa
Relating to court orders for discovery in a criminal case.
     5-24  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-24  House conferees appointed:  Keel, Chair;
           Bonnen, Escobar, Gattis, Pena.


HB 1048             Chisum                     SP: Seliger
Relating to the forfeiture of contraband used or intended to be
used in the commission of certain criminal offenses.
     5-25  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-25  House conferees appointed:  Chisum, Chair;
           Blake, Jim Jackson, Leibowitz, Vo.


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.
     5-23  Conference Committee report filed with the
           Secretary of the Senate.


HB 1225             Puente                     SP: Duncan
Relating to the grounds for an exemption from cancellation of a
water right for nonuse.
     5-24  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-24  House conferees appointed:  Puente, Chair;
           Bonnen, Campbell, Geren, Turner.


HB 1358             Flores                     SP: Armbrister
Relating to the jurisdiction of the Texas Commission on
Environmental Quality over certain water supply or sewer service
corporations.
     5-24  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-24  House conferees appointed:  Flores, Chair;
           Geren, Hardcastle, Homer, Puente.


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.
     5-23  Conference Committee report filed with the
           Secretary of the Senate.


HB 1835             Talton                     SP: Armbrister
Relating to the apportionment of municipal infrastructure costs in
regard to certain property development projects.
     5-24  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-24  House conferees appointed:  Talton, Chair;
           Bailey, Blake, Robby Cook, Howard.


HB 2438             Haggerty/ Quintanilla      SP: Armbrister
Relating to the acquisition and regulation of manufactured homes.
     5-24  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-24  House conferees appointed:  Haggerty, Chair;
           Guillen, Hamilton, Delwin Jones, Quintanilla.


HB 2465             Denny                      SP: Fraser
Relating to a public hearing conducted by the secretary of state in
regard to the question of approval of a voting system or voting
system equipment for use in elections.
     5-24  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-24  House conferees appointed:  Denny, Chair;
           Anderson, Bohac, Chisum, Pickett.


HB 2481             Bonnen/ Hamric/ Branch     SP: Harris
Relating to air contaminant emissions reductions, including the
continuation and provisions of the Texas emissions reduction plan
and the use of money currently dedicated to the Texas emissions
reduction plan fund.
     5-24  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-24  House conferees appointed:  Bonnen, Chair;
           Branch, Hamric, Homer, Kuempel.


HB 2614             Eiland                     SP: Lucio
Relating to the applicability of certain insurance laws to Lloyd's
plans and reciprocal and interinsurance exchanges.
     5-25  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-25  House conferees appointed:  Eiland, Chair;
           Bill Keffer, Smithee, Thompson, Van Arsdale.


HB 2678             Smithee                    SP: Seliger
Relating to the use of certain information to underwrite
professional liability insurance for physicians and health care
providers.
     5-25  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-25  House conferees appointed: Smithee, Chair;
           Eiland, Rose, Seaman, Taylor.


HB 2702             Krusee                     SP: Staples
Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance,
management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation
facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of
transportation in this state; providing a penalty.
     5-24  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-24  House conferees appointed:  Krusee, Chair;
           Robby Cook, Hegar, Hill, Phillips.


HB 2760             Taylor                     SP: Averitt
Relating to regulation of rates for personal automobile and fire
and allied lines insurance policies issued by a county mutual
insurance company.
     5-24  House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested
           the appointment of a Conference Committee.
     5-24  House conferees appointed:  Taylor, Chair;
           Bill Keffer, Oliveira, Seaman, Thompson.