NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: State Affairs

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM or upon adjournment
             Monday, April 26, 1999

PLACE: E2.010

CHAIR: Rep. Steven Wolens

To consider the following:

HB 3            Gallego
Relating to the state's procurement of certain goods and services
and to the state's contract management activities.

HB 162            Chisum
Relating to consent decrees, agreed judgments, and settlements of
legal disputes involving the state.

HB 604            Craddick / et al.
Relating to contingent fee contracts for legal services entered
into by a state or local governmental entity and to the deposit of
certain delinquent or disputed funds recovered by a state or local
governmental entity.

HB 1088            West, George "Buddy"
Relating to the regulation of sociological practitioners; providing
a penalty.

HB 2385            Madden
Relating to reporting of certain legislative advertising; providing
criminal and civil penalties.

HB 2414            Hilbert
Relating to compensation paid by a state agency for outside

HB 2557            Glaze
Relating to the application of the open meetings law and the open
records law to entities that are parties to contracts with or that
receive certain grants from the state.

HB 2602            Dukes
Relating to the performance of a private commercial contractor that
provides a service of a state agency.

HB 2836            Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the establishment and duties of the position of public
information advocate within the office of the attorney general.

HB 2852            Turner, Sylvester
Relating to allowing the General Services Commission to audit the
procedures used by a governmental body to process requests for
public information.

HB 2985            Lengefeld
Relating to the procurement by a governmental entity of the
professional services of a registered nurse.

HB 3049            Counts
Relating to certain agreements between economic development
corporations and persons engaged in certain political activities;
providing civil and criminal penalties.

HB 3124            Chisum
Relating to the review of state agency rules by the comptroller and
certain other state offices and agencies.

HB 3169            Garcia
Relating to the availability of public information under and to the
enforcement of the public information law.

HB 3393            Brimer
Relating to the enhanced availability of broadband Internet access.

HB 3552            Giddings
Relating to prohibiting the legislature from meeting on Martin
Luther King, Jr., Day.

HB 3695            Clark
Relating to the authorization of a closed meeting by the governing
body of a municipality to deliberate certain personnel actions
affecting a member of an advisory body.

HJR 7            Shields
Proposing a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on the
Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the House of

HJR 14            Howard
Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a
person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective
executive offices.

HJR 75            Grusendorf
Proposing a constitutional amendment to reserve to the people the
powers of initiative.

HJR 77            Krusee
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to compensation for
state employees serving as members of local governing boards.

HJR 78            Alexander
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the length of the
term of office of a member of the Texas Legislature.

HCR 111            Noriega
Naming the state building at 5425 Polk Avenue in Houston the Elias Ramirez

HCR 128            Burnam
Petitioning Congress to pass legislation to strengthen the oversight power
and authority of the Postal Rate Commission.

SB 191            Ogden
Relating to restrictions on certain actions involving the executive
head of a state agency; providing a penalty.

SB 223            Ogden
Relating to restrictions on spending by state agencies for certain
employee training or certain membership dues.

SB 382            Duncan
Relating to the requirements for state agency orders adopting rules
and substantial compliance with rulemaking requirements.