HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                         NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Business & Industry

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM, Tuesday, March 16, 1999

PLACE: Exten.Auditorium (E1.004)

CHAIR: Rep. Kim Brimer


The committee will consider the following bills:

HB 542            Brimer
Relating to the board of directors of the Texas Workers'
Compensation Insurance Fund.

HB 634            Hochberg
Relating to the payment of workers' compensation benefits to
certain claimants  with multiple employment.

HB 729            Hochberg
Relating to certain requirements for an insurance carrier that
pays workers' compensation benefits.

HB 1778            Giddings
Relating to the establishment of a medical advisor at the Texas
Worker's Compensation Commission.

HB 1826            Hochberg
Relating to supplemental income benefits under the workers'
compensation system.

HB 2505            Brimer
Relating to medical benefits under the workers' compensation

HB 2506            Solomons
Relating to ancillary medical benefits under workers' compensation.

HB 2507            George
Relating to the named insured on a workers' compensation policy

HB 2508            George / et al.
Relating to the determination and payment of certain workers'
compensation benefits.

HB 2509            Dukes
Relating to business the administration of the workers'
compensation system for state employees.

HB 2510            Dukes
Relating to the administration and operation of the workers'
compensation program of this state.

HB 2511            Giddings
Relating to workers' compensation coverage reporting requirements,
authority to prescribe information transmission and electronic data
exchange methods; required planning.

HB 2512            Giddings
Relating to interlocutory orders and decisions used in adjudication
of disputes regarding workers' compensation benefits and to
reimbursement from the subsequent injury fund for overpayments of
benefits made under those interlocutory orders or decisions.

HB 2513            Ritter
Relating to workers' compensation return-to-work programs and
required medical reports.

HB 2514            Ritter
Relating to certain workers' compensation programs conducted to
increase worker safety.

HB 2545            Brimer
Relating to workers' compensation medical benefits, claims
regarding those benefits, and requirements imposed on health care
providers who provide services relating to those benefits.