NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Civil Practices

TIME & DATE:  4:00PM, Tuesday, April 8, 1997

PLACE: E2.028

CHAIR: Rep. Patricia Gray

To meet to consider the following:

Pending Business:

HB 2160            Uher
Relating to the abuse of judicial process by an insurance premium
finance company; providing criminal penalties.

HB 2240            Janek
Relating to boats and outboard motors.

HB 2032            Gray
Relating to notice in certain civil proceedings.

HB 2037            Lewis, Ron
Relating to discontinuing boat and outboard motor franchise

New Business:

HB 851            Pitts
Relating to requiring alternative dispute resolution procedures in
certain civil actions.

HB 1220            Rabuck
Relating to the immunity from liability of the Texas Forest Service
and its employees for damage, injury, or death caused by controlled
burning planned, conducted, or supervised by the service.

HB 961            Holzheauser / et al.
Relating to indemnity provisions in certain agreements for services
relating to real property.

HB 1360            Tillery
Relating to the liability of public servants for damages arising
from abuse of office.

HB 1456            Goolsby
Relating to the statute of limitations for claims against licensed
interior designers.

HB 1507            Dutton
Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons involved in
an issuance of securities by a small business.

HB 1694            Hinojosa
Relating to the limitation of liability for a water supply

HB 1962            Howard
Relating to alternative dispute resolution systems established by

HB 2038            Smith
Relating to the definition of a toxic tort.

HB 2149            Longoria
Relating to the liability of volunteer fire departments.

HB 2169            Kubiak
Relating to the liability of emergency service organizations.

HB 2480            Averitt / et al.
Relating to the liability of certain volunteer health care

HB 2650            Hamric
Relating to the application of certain statutes of limitation and
statutes relating to the revival or survival of a cause of action
to hospital districts.

HB 3516            Goolsby
Relating to the statute of limitations for bringing an action for
the specific performance of a real estate sales contract.

HB 2184            Pitts / et al.
Relating to the requirement that certain administrative hearings
involving the Department of Public Safety be heard by a justice of
the peace.

HB 2261            Thompson
Relating to providing the court with certain information regarding
a party in a civil action.

HB 3449            Bonnen
Relating to the immunity of a governmental entity from
responsibility for the removal or remediation of a release or
threatened release of solid waste from property purchased at a tax

SCR 29            Brown
Granting Benita Fogarty permission to sue the state.