NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Jurisprudence

TIME & DATE:  2:15PM, Wednesday, May 14, 1997

PLACE: E1.016

CHAIR: Senator Rodney Ellis


To consider the following:

SB 1329            Ellis
Relating to the offense of interfering with child custody.

SB 1384            Haywood
Relating to counseling and education programs for certain persons
in a suit for divorce or a suit affecting the parent-child

SB 1956            Carona
Relating to the municipal courts of record in Garland.

HB 308            Goodman / et al.         SP: Wentworth
Relating to the authority to issue protective orders.

HB 494            Alvarado                 SP: Moncrief
Relating to false claims made with certain governmental entities.

HB 533            Swinford                 SP: Lucio
Relating to certain dealer agreements concerning off-road
construction equipment.

HB 1314            Naishtat                 SP: Wentworth
Relating to a trust created for the management of a ward's assets.

HB 1336            Wise                     SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the emergency protection of children and to the
inssuance of a legislative continuance in an action for a
protective order.

HB 1456            Goolsby                  SP: Cain
Relating to the statute of limitations for claims against licensed
interior designers and landscape architects.

HB 1688            Kuempel                  SP: Wentworth
Relating to the jurisdiction and administration of the Guadalupe
County Court at Law.

HB 1706            Keffer                   SP: Fraser
Relating to the terms of court of the 42nd District Court.

HB 1742            Bosse                    SP: Harris
Relating to residential construction liability.

HB 1990            Naishtat                 SP: Barrientos
Relating to advocates for survivors of sexual assault and to
confidential communications; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 2005            Thompson                 SP: Duncan
Relating to the possession of and access to grandchildren by

HB 2183            Greenberg                SP: Barrientos
Relating to creation of the County Court at Law Number 4 of Travis

HB 2189            Naishtat                 SP: Wentworth
Relating to certain reports and accounts submitted by guardians or
personal representatives of estates.

HB 2227            McReynolds               SP: Harris
Relating to additional periods of possession or access to a child.

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

HB 2309            Thompson                 SP: Ellis
Relating to fees charged by a justice of the peace.

HB 2506            Dukes                    SP: Ellis
Relating to interest charged on late payment made by certain
political subdivisions under a contract for goods or services.

HB 2555            Solomons                 SP: Nelson
Relating to the creation of two county criminal courts in Denton

HB 2727            Garcia                   SP: Ellis
Relating to the jurisdiction of certain justice of the peace

HB 2779            Junell                   SP: Shapiro
Relating to requiring the office of the attorney general to defend
local community supervision and corrections departments in certain
suits brought against them.

HB 2845            Berlanga                 SP: Ellis
Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace to reopen an

HB 2922            Thompson                 SP: Ellis
Relating to the county clerk's and district clerk's authority to
refuse to file documents that are not accompanied by the
appropriate fee.

HB 3086            Hartnett                 SP: Wentworth
Relating to statutory probate court judges.

HB 3101            Jones, Jesse             SP: Carona
Relating to reimbursement of the Texas Department of Human Services
from an inmate's trust fund.

HB 3135            Naishtat                 SP: Moncrief
Relating to the application for mental retardation services by a
guardian and to eligibility for guardianship.

HB 3538            Sadler                   SP: Ratliff
Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court at Law of Rusk

HB 3541            Gray                     SP: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the statutory probate court of Galveston County.

HB 3542            Driver                   SP: Carona
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record for the City
of Rowlett.

HB 3556            Hinojosa                 SP: Lucio
Relating to the county courts at law of Hidalgo County.

HB 3557            Hilderbran               SP: Fraser
Relating to the creation of a statutory county court in Burnet

HB 3565            Luna, Vilma              SP: Truan
Relating to the duties of the district clerk of Nueces County.