NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Business & Commerce

TIME & DATE:  8:00AM, Tuesday, April 17, 2001

PLACE: Lt. Gov. Cmte. Room

CHAIR: Senator David Sibley


To be considered:

SB 275            Shapleigh
Relating to requiring a report from the comptroller about state and
local economic development activities and projects.

SB 957            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to loss damage waivers in certain rental-purchase

SB 1268            Madla
Relating to reinstating the general rule that a surety bond for a
public project may be executed by any surety company authorized to
do business in this state.

SB 1512            Lucio
Relating to the use of multiple award contracts for state and local
government purchasing.

SB 1514            Lucio
Relating to the use of health care delivery networks to provide
workers' compensation medical benefits to employees of the Texas
Department of Transportation.

SB 1516            Lucio
Relating to the issuance of certain special license plates by the
Texas Department of Transportation.

SB 1555            Duncan
Relating to certain civil actions for injury to a child, elderly
individual, or disabled individual and certain related liability
insurance coverage.

NOTE:  SB 1555 will not be heard until after adjournment of the
       full Senate.

SB 1571            Nelson
Relating to the creation and duties of the Health Care Services
Contract Panel.

SB 1598            Wentworth
Relating to the reorganization of a mutual life insurance company.

SB 1740            Cain
Relating to requirements for establishing a warehouseman's lien.

SB 1793            Sibley
Relating to the board of directors of certain guaranty

Subcommittee report:

SB 681            Shapleigh
Relating to use of intelligent transportation systems at certain
transportation facilities.


SB 623            Duncan
Relating to damages for liability actions in residential

SB 836            Shapleigh
Relating to the allocation of certain child care funds to local
workforce development areas.

SB 842            Bivins
Relating to class actions.

SB 980            Carona
Relating to the imposition by a municipality of a moratorium on
property development in certain circumstances.

SB 1116            Armbrister
Relating to the responsibility for and allocation of renewable
energy resources by a generation and transmission electric

SB 1284            Van de Putte
Relating to payment by certain issuers of health benefit plans of
certain claims; providing penalties.



SB 275
SB 957
SB 1268
SB 1512
SB 1514
SB 1516
SB 1571
SB 1598
SB 1740
SB 1793
SB 681
SB 623
SB 836
SB 842
SB 980
SB 1116
SB 1284