1-1  By:  Henderson                                        S.C.R. No. 52
    1-2        (In the Senate - Filed February 15, 1995; February 16, 1995,
    1-3  read first time and referred to Committee on Administration;
    1-4  April 20, 1995, reported favorably by the following vote:  Yeas 6,
    1-5  Nays 0; April 20, 1995, sent to printer.)
    1-6                     SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION
    1-7        WHEREAS, CW Systems, Inc., alleges that:
    1-8        (1)  on or about April 24, 1991, CW Systems, Inc., a software
    1-9  development business, entered into a formal contract with the
   1-10  University of Houston System to convert and install The University
   1-11  of Texas System payroll program onto the University of Houston
   1-12  System DEC VAX computers;
   1-13        (2)  the conversion was to be completed on or about August
   1-14  31, 1991, but by agreement the University of Houston System
   1-15  extended the deadline to December 31, 1991, so that requested
   1-16  changes could be made;
   1-17        (3)  before the completion of the payroll project, The
   1-18  University of Texas System substantially upgraded and improved its
   1-19  payroll system;
   1-20        (4)  the University of Houston System, through its
   1-21  consultant, instructed CW Systems, Inc., to cease converting the
   1-22  old payroll program and install the new payroll program;
   1-23        (5)  CW Systems, Inc., made the requested changes and
   1-24  converted the new payroll program onto the University of Houston
   1-25  System computers;
   1-26        (6)  the University of Houston System has wrongfully withheld
   1-27  payment, and CW Systems, Inc., is entitled to damages because of
   1-28  the delays and additional costs incurred in performing the
   1-29  additional work; and
   1-30        (7)  CW Systems, Inc., filed suit against the University of
   1-31  Houston System, cause number 92-15658, to recover compensation in
   1-32  the amount of $1,063,650, owed to them for the additional work done
   1-33  on the installation and conversion of the new payroll system; now,
   1-34  therefore, be it
   1-35        RESOLVED by the Legislature of the State of Texas, That CW
   1-36  Systems, Inc., be and is hereby granted permission to sue the State
   1-37  of Texas and the University of Houston System subject to Chapter
   1-38  107, Civil Practice and Remedies Code; and, be it further
   1-39        RESOLVED, That the chancellor of the University of Houston
   1-40  System be served process as provided by Subdivision (3), Subsection
   1-41  (a), Section 107.002, Civil Practice and Remedies Code.
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