NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Business & Commerce

TIME & DATE:  8:00AM, Thursday, April 19, 2001

PLACE: Lt. Gov. Cmte. Room

CHAIR: Senator David Sibley


To be considered:

SB 401            West, Royce
Relating to counseling in connection with a high cost home loan.

SB 560            Sibley
Relating to the regulation of certain consumer transactions
involving real property.

SB 851            Duncan
Relating to changing the name of the Texas Workers' Compensation
Commission to the Texas Department of Workers' Compensation, and to
the powers and duties of the governing authority of that

SB 942            Van de Putte
Relating to insurance carrier reimbursement regarding benefit
overpayments on certain workers' compensation claims.

SB 1151            Van de Putte
Relating to the duties of employers and insurance carriers in a
workers' compensation proceeding.

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

SB 1581            West, Royce
Relating to certain practices in connection with a home loan.

SB 1653            Bernsen
Relating to prohibition of disclosure of defense counsel's fee
statements by liability insurers; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1654            Bernsen
Relating to the provision of defense counsel to insureds by
liability insurers; providing a civil penalty.

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

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 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.

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

SB 1707            Van de Putte
Relating to prohibiting discrimination and tying of services and to
allowing underwriting by certain insurance companies.

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