HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                         NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Business & Industry

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM or upon adjournment,
             Wednesday, March 26, 1997

PLACE: E2.014

CHAIR: Rep. Kim Brimer

Later time prevailing


HB 3038            Woolley / et al.
Relating to medical review under the workers' compensation system.

HB 3137            Solomons / et al.
Relating to adding new provisions to the Texas Workers'
Compensation Act regarding judicial review, court judgments and
settlements, and Texas Workers' Compensation Commission's right to
notice and opportunity to intervene prior to issuance of a judgment
or settlement.

HB 3139            Brimer
Relating to confidentiality of certain information regarding a
workers' compensation claim.

HB 3161            Brimer
Relating to medical examinations required for an employee who may
be entitled to workers' compensation benefits.

HB 3196            Janek / et al.
Relating to workers' compensation medical benefits, impairment
income benefits, and lifetime income benefits.

HB 3197            Janek / et al.
Relating to utilization review of certain health care services
provided to a person who sustains a compensable injury.

HB 3201            Counts / et al.
Relating to the regulation of certain expenses and fees incurred in
conjunction with the operation of the workers' compensation system.

HB 3202            Counts / et al.
Relating to rate administration of workers' compensation insurance

HB 3216            Stiles
Relating to the use of attorneys representing insurance carriers in
certain workers' compensation proceedings.

HB 3279            Counts
Relating to charges for access to Texas Workers' Compensation
Commission information.

HB 3354            Dukes / et al.
Relating to the operation of the Texas Workers' Compensation
Insurance Fund.

HB 3518            Shields
Relating to workers' compensation insurance requirements for public

HB 3522            Rhodes / et al.
Relating to the administration and enforcement of the workers'
compensation law; providing penalties.

HB 3138            Brimer
Relating to the status of certain oil and gas services providers as
independent contractors.

HB 2630            Brimer
Relating to coverage for owners and contractors under certain
policies covering subcontractors.