NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: State Affairs

TIME & DATE:  1:00PM or upon adjournment
             Monday, April 9, 2001

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator Florence Shapiro


I.  Call to Order

II. Approval of Minutes

The Committee will consider the following:

SB 221            Staples
Relating to state purchasing using the reverse auction procedure.

SB 292            Armbrister
Relating to programs and systems administered by the Employees
Retirement System of Texas.

SB 311            Zaffirini
Relating to the continuation and functions of the General Services
Commission and to the operations of certain other state agencies
having functions transferred from or associated with the
commission, including the Department of Information Resources, the
telecommunications planning and oversight council, the interagency
work group for developing contracting guidelines, and the State
Cemetery Committee.

SB 372            Barrientos
Relating to the reestablishment of service credit in a public
retirement system participating in the proportionate retirement

SB 488            Harris / et al.
Relating to the recognition of a same-sex marriage or civil union.

SB 609            Bernsen
Relating to the compensation received by state peace officers who
are required to work on certain holidays.

SB 886            Ogden
Relating to motor vehicle size and weight limitations.

SB 887            Ogden
Relating to the penalties for vehicle size and weight violations.

SB 988            Duncan
Relating to commissions on certain negotiated bond sales.

SB 1109            Bernsen
Relating to the use of the Galveston-Port Bolivar ferry operated by
the Texas Department of Transportation.

SB 1124            Armbrister
Relating to solicitation for a charitable organization of or
benefiting state employees; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1146            Shapleigh
Relating to the creation of an information link for state agencies
with jurisdiction over environmental and natural resources

SB 1211            Whitmire
Relating to the presentation of the state flag to survivors of
deceased peace officers.

SB 1309            Staples
Relating to a challenge of voter registration.

SB 1311            Staples
Relating to the challenge of a voter registration.

SB 1518            Lucio
Relating to state purchasing using the reverse auction procedure.

SB 1519            Lucio
Relating to the executive director and engineering personnel of the
Texas Department of Transportation.

III. Pending Business:

SB 70            Haywood / et al.
Relating to creating a covenant marriage.

SB 464            Shapleigh
Relating to determining the prevailing per diem wage rate to be
paid in connection with constructing a public work for the state.

SB 796            Madla
Relating to the exception to disclosure under the public
information law of certain audit working papers.

SB 1020            Nelson
Relating to the authority of a law enforcement agency to remove
personal property from a roadway or the right-of-way of a roadway.

SB 1182            Wentworth
Relating to categories of information that are presumed to be
available to the public under the public information law.

SB 1404            Madla
Relating to the establishment by the Texas Department of
Transportation of a highway construction pilot program that
includes a limited pavement warranty.

IV.  Recess



SB 464