NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: State Affairs

TIME & DATE: 12:30PM or 30 min. after adj.
             Thursday, April 15, 1999

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator Florence Shapiro


I. To consider the following:

SB 292            Nixon, Drew
Relating to a self-directed investment option for participants in
the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 585            Nixon, Drew
Relating to a self-directed investment option for participants in
the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

SB 974            Shapleigh
Relating to the creation of a task force and demonstration project
regarding the provision of certain state agency and local
government services to the general public and to regulated entities
through the Internet.

SB 1179            Wentworth
Relating to an optional defined contribution retirement plan for
persons eligible to participate in the Employees Retirement System
of Texas.

SB 1195            Shapiro
Relating to retainage on highway contracts.

SB 1351            Barrientos
Relating to health benefits plan coverage for children of certain
employees paid by state appropriated money.

SB 1416            West, Royce
Relating to the procedures for requesting and receiving bids on
certain state construction projects.

SB 1517            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to registration of persons providing the results of
certain political surveys to the legislature; providing civil and
criminal penalties.

SB 1744            Armbrister
Relating to creating a bill of rights for Texas businesses.

SB 1846            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the exception from required disclosure under the public
information law of certain information related to peace officers
killed in the line of duty.

SB 1851            Wentworth
Relating to public access to governmental information and
decisions, including revisions to the public information law;
providing a penalty.

SJR 26            Ratliff
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to compensation for
state employees serving as members of local governing boards.

II. Subcommittee reports:

SB 1176            Wentworth
Relating to the issuance of special license plates in honor of the
YMCA in Texas.

SB 1250            Cain
Relating to the authority and duties of the Texas Motor Vehicle

SB 1444            Barrientos
Relating to noise abatement measures on certain highways in this

SB 1505            Truan
Relating to interagency agreements between agencies of this state
and agencies of the federal government and other states.

III. Pending business:

SB 154            Lindsay
Relating to the modification of restrictive covenants applicable to
certain real property.

SB 418            Moncrief
Relating to procedures for and access to reports of political
contributions and expenditures.

SB 1128            Armbrister / et al.
Relating to systems and programs administered by the Teacher
Retirement System of Texas.

SB 1226            Shapiro
Relating to the deferred retirement option plan in the Teacher
Retirement System of Texas.

SB 1438            Duncan
Relating to a pilot project transferring certain professional and
occupational licensing boards to self-directed semi-independent
status; making an appropriation.

SB 1536            Ogden
Relating to an increase in the benefits payable from the Teacher
Retirement System.