NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Government Organization

TIME & DATE:  8:30AM, Friday, May 16, 2003

PLACE: Capitol Extension E1.016

CHAIR: Senator Rodney Ellis

Senator Ellis suspended the 24 hour posting rule so that the Government
Organization Committee could meet at 8:30am on Friday, May 16th, in
Room E1.016 to consider the following:

SB 1952            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform
measures applying to state government.

Pending Business:

SB 1048            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the abolition of the Public Utility Commission of Texas
and the Railroad Commission of Texas, the creation of the Texas
Energy and Communications Commission, and the transfer of the
powers and duties of the public utility commission and the railroad
commission to the energy and communications commission and other
state agencies.

HB 599            Chisum / et al.          SP: Jackson
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Bar of
Texas and to the practice of law in the state.

HB 1166            Solomons                 SP: Shapleigh
Relating to the on-line information needs and requirements of
licensing agencies and their license holders.

HB 1218            Chisum                   SP: Nelson
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board
of Public Accountancy and to the confidentiality of certain
information of a taxpayer undergoing examination by the
comptroller; providing penalties.

HB 1241            Homer                    SP: Janek
Relating to measures to protect the state from theft, lost lottery
tickets, or other losses incurred by or in connection with lottery
sales agents.

HB 1401            Goolsby                  SP: Carona
Relating to the implementation of Amber Alert or another system for
publicly disseminating emergency information about abducted
children by the Texas Lottery Commission.

HB 2455            Chisum                   SP: Nelson
Relating to the governmental entities subject to, and the
confidentiality of records under, the sunset review process.

HB 2485            Hochberg                 SP: Ratliff
Relating to internal auditing of state agencies.

HB 3024            Casteel                  SP: Armbrister
Relating to increasing governmental efficiency through the
reduction of duplicative reporting and auditing requirements.



SB 1048