NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Jurisprudence

TIME & DATE:  3:30PM, Sunday, May 18, 1997

PLACE: E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Rodney Ellis


To consider the following:

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 1958            Luna, Gregory
Relating to the creation of three county courts at law in Bexar

HB 21            Corte / et al.           SP: Duncan
Relating to liability for the donation of medical devices to
certain nonprofit organizations.

HB 40            McCall                   SP: Nelson
Relating to the use of certain information regarding a current or
former employee.

HB 172            Nixon, Joe               SP: Cain
Relating to contract claims against a unit of state government.

HB 697            Dutton                   SP: Brown
Relating to contracting by court reporters.

HB 785            Gallego                  SP: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to venue in a suit against a political subdivision.

HB 820            Cuellar                  SP: Ellis
Relating to civil actions to recover fraudulent Medicaid claims.

HB 881            Reyna, Arthur            SP: Wentworth
Relating to the priority of payment of claims against a decedent's

HB 1153            Wise                     SP: Lucio
Relating to the powers and duties of the missing children and
missing persons information clearinghouse.

HB 1175            Thompson                 SP: Ellis
Relating to the method of selection of certain justices and judges.

HB 1327            Nixon, Joe               SP: Duncan
Relating to the offense of barratry.

HB 1453            Turner, Sylvester        SP: Barrientos
Relating to the enforcement of certain laws prohibiting employment
discrimination by the Commission on Human Rights.

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

HB 1645            Goolsby                  SP: Carona
Relating to cancellation of the voter registrations of persons who
are not United States citizens; providing a penalty.

HB 1745            Dutton                   SP: Ellis
Relating to an intervenor's liability for attorney's fees and costs
in certain civil actions.

HB 1756            Telford                  SP: Harris
Relating to the liability of Texas Youth Commission volunteers.

HB 1886            Oliveira                 SP: Lucio
Relating to certain juror donations.

HB 1914            Wise                     SP: Lucio
Relating to the powers and duties of the Children's Trust Fund of
Texas Council.

HB 2169            Kubiak                   SP: Armbrister
Relating to the liability of certain persons and organizations that
provide emergency services.

HB 2273            Thompson                 SP: Ellis
Relating to certain duties of court clerks.

HB 2633            Brimer                   SP: Harris
Relating to attorney compensation in certain matters; providing
civil and criminal penalties.

HB 2727            Garcia                   SP: West, Royce
Relating to the jurisdiction of certain justice of the peace

HB 2837            Thompson                 SP: Ellis
Relating to certain filing fees and salaries of judges in the
statutory county courts of certain counties.

HB 3052            Berlanga                 SP: Truan
Relating to the liability of certain marine fire-fighting entities.

HB 3544            Thompson                 SP: Whitmire
Relating to the justice of the peace courts of Harris County.

HB 3605            Counts                   SP: Fraser
Relating to the assignment of the judge of the County Court at Law
of Nolan County.

HJR 55            Dutton                   SP: Ellis
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a deadline for
supreme court action on a motion for rehearing.

Pending business:

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

HB 1553            Yarbrough                SP: Whitmire
Relating to court costs assessed for certain offenses to provide
funding for child safety programs.

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

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

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

HB 2272            Thompson                 SP: Armbrister
Relating to certain court costs a person convicted of certain
offenses is required to pay.

HB 2615            Mowery                   SP: Moncrief
Relating to certain findings concerning an allegation of child
abuse or neglect in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

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 2951            Thompson                 SP: Ellis
Relating to the provision of inpatient mental health services to
certain incapacitated persons.