NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Elections

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM or upon final adjourn./recess
             Wednesday, April 13, 2005

PLACE: Capitol Extension, E2.012

CHAIR: Rep. Mary Denny

       Bills Rescheduled from the Previous Week's Cancelled Hearing

HB 192            Eissler
Relating to the determination of the validity of certain Montgomery
County Hospital District election petitions.

HB 1023            Denny
Relating to the length of a ballot proposition.

HB 1615            Denny
Relating to requirements for software for electronic filing with
the Texas Ethics Commission.

HB 1799            Denny
Relating to a transfer and nonsubstantive revision of laws
governing the holding of local option elections regarding alcoholic

HB 1802            Denny
Relating to the disclosure of certain information from a
provisional ballot affidavit.

HB 1863            Uresti
Relating to the termination of a campaign treasurer appointment.

HB 2030            Nixon
Relating to defining residency for purposes of eligibility to hold
or be a candidate for public office.

HB 2280            Denny
Relating to the implementation of a statewide voter registration
system as required by the federal Help America Vote Act.

HB 2281            Denny
Relating to the delivery of certain early voting ballots to the
central counting station.

HB 2283            Denny
Relating to the repeal of obsolete provisions of the Election Code
governing the use of mechanical voting machines and punch-card

HB 2319            Denny
Relating to the election of unopposed candidates.

HB 2321            Denny
Relating to the residence of a voter who resides on property
located in more than one territory.

HB 2454            Jones, Jesse
Relating to the eligibility of certain voters to vote a limited
ballot in a new county of residence.

HB 2465            Denny
Relating to a public hearing conducted by the secretary of state in
regard to the question of approval of a voting system or voting
system equipment for use in elections.

HB 2826            Truitt
Relating to frivolous or bad-faith complaints filed with the Texas
Ethics Commission.

HB 3294            Bohac
Relating to provisional voting by a person who applied for an early
voting ballot by mail.

                    New Business Added for this Hearing

HB 1268            Bohac
Relating to the information included on a voter registration

HB 1972            Hartnett
Relating to the powers and duties of and the appointment of certain
election officers.

HB 1973            Hartnett
Relating to the processing of certain election ballots voted early.

HB 2154            Smithee
Relating to the declination of compensation by a candidate for a
county or precinct office.

HB 2759            Taylor / et al.
Relating to providing a uniform limit on the population of a county
election precinct.

HB 3207            Zedler
Relating to certain criminal conduct in election matters; providing

HB 3208            Zedler
Relating to the investigation of criminal conduct in election

HB 3293            Bohac
Relating to the filing period for a candidate's application for a
place on a special election ballot.

HB 3315            Brown, Betty
Relating to state compensation for certain primary election

HCR 44            Denny
Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of
representatives to create a joint interim committee to review the
state's election laws in preparation for an omnibus recodification
of the Texas Election Code.