NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Business & Commerce

TIME & DATE: 11:00AM Or upon adjournment
             Tuesday, May 10, 2005

PLACE: Betty King Committee Room

CHAIR: Senator Troy Fraser

To consider the following:

HB 481            Hochberg                 SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the eligibility for unemployment benefits of certain
persons with disabilities.

HB 698            McCall                   SP: Averitt
Relating to the disposal of certain business records that contain
personal identifying information; providing a civil penalty.

HB 808            Driver                   SP: Brimer
Relating to exempting an accountant from regulation as a private

HB 941            Geren                    SP: Eltife
Relating to restrictions on the use of claims history for certain
water damage.

HB 1045            Goolsby                  SP: Wentworth
Relating to amendments to the Texas Timeshare Act.

HB 1745            Seaman                   SP: Carona
Relating to the disqualification of certain temporary employees for
unemployment compensation benefits.

HB 1893            Eiland                   SP: Averitt
Relating to authorizing a consumer credit reporting agency to
provide certain information if the information is needed to avoid a
violation of federal law.

HB 2179            Cook, Byron              SP: Wentworth
Relating to the practice of professional surveying.

HB 2266            Baxter                   SP: Deuell
Relating to the authority of municipalities to enact a requirement
that establishes the sales price for certain housing units or
residential lots.

HB 2438            Haggerty                 SP: Armbrister
Relating to the acquisition and regulation of manufactured homes.

HB 2930            Deshotel                 SP: Van de Putte
Relating to an age limitation on children engaged in the
performance of duties related to a paper route.

Subcommittee Reports:

SB 559            Brimer
Relating to the limitation on appraised value of certain property
under the Texas Economic Development Act and to the continuation of
that Act.

SB 1730            Janek
Relating to the use of ad valorem taxes for municipal or county
venue projects under Chapter 334, Texas Local Government Code.

HB 1734            Krusee                   SP: Ogden
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes for the
enhancement and upgrading of sports facilities and fields by
certain municipalities.

HB 1938            Ritter                   SP: Brimer
Relating to the award of a grant and reporting requirements under
the Texas Enterprise Fund.