NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: State Affairs

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM or upon adjournment
             Monday, April 12, 1999

PLACE: E2.010

CHAIR: Rep. Steven Wolens

To consider the following:

HB 78            Gallego
Relating to the appropriate mix of resources of an electric

HB 349            Wolens
Relating to competition in retail electric markets.

HB 526            Chisum
Relating to the restructuring of the electric industry and to the
continuation of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Office of
Public Utility Counsel.

HB 630            Gallego
Relating to the purposes and powers of an electric cooperative
corporation serving a border county.

HB 1062            Cook / et al.
Relating to the provision of electric transmission services by a
river authority.

HB 2048            Brimer
Relating to the authority of the state to obtain electricity and to
sell or convey that electricity.

HB 2899            Counts
Relating to certificates of convenience and necessity and to the
powers of the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

HB 3121            Chisum
Relating to the recovery of costs incurred by electric utilities to
comply with environmental standards.

HB 3187            Longoria
Relating to the role of utilities in the administration and funding
of energy efficiency related customer programs.

HB 3188            Longoria
Relating to monitoring and regulation of electric utilities in the
provision of energy efficiency products and services.

HB 3203            Danburg
Relating to limitations placed on utilities with regard to its
activities, relationship, and interaction with competitive

HB 3721            Bailey
Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility
Counsel to represent certain persons in certain proceedings.

HB 3726            Bailey
Relating to customer rights and customer protections to benefit
consumers of electric energy.

HB 3734            Longoria
Relating to affordable electricity and energy efficiency programs
for low-income customers.

SB 7            Sibley / et al.
Relating to electric utility restructuring and to the powers and
duties of the Public Utility Commission of Texas; providing civil
and administrative penalties; making an appropriation.