NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING


TIME & DATE:  9:30AM, Monday, April 7, 1997

PLACE: Finance Committee Room

CHAIR: Senator Bill Ratliff


To consider the following bills:

Subcommittee Report on Emoluments and Salaries

SJR 33            Moncrief
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the dedication of
the compensation to victims of crime fund and the compensation to
victims of crime auxiliary fund.

SB 184            Shapiro
Relating to a driver's license that authorizes the operation of a

SB 576            Sibley / et al.
Relating to the establishment of the Texas new horizons scholarship
fund to exempt worthy  high school graduates from tuition and fees
at public institutions of higher education.

SB 606            Lucio / et al.
Relating to the establishment of a Regional Academic Health Center.

SB 709            Haywood
Relating to reports of long-term state capital improvement projects
and credit programs financed through state debt.

SB 807            Lucio
Relating to the allocation of certain sales, excise, and use tax
revenue to the Parks and Wildlife Department.

SB 987            Moncrief / et al.
Relating to the use of excess money in certain funds for the
compensation of crime victims.

SB 1033            Harris
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of property and to the
appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes.

SB 1038            Duncan
Relating to the authority of the board of regents of Texas Tech
University to issue certain bonds and notes on behalf of Texas Tech
University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

SB 1078            Lucio
Relating to the enhancement of international trade by granting an
exemption from taxation of property owned by a navigation district
or port authority that is used for public purposes.

SB 1266            Armbrister
Relating to the administration, collection, and enforcement of
taxes on cigarettes, cigars, and tobacco products.

SB 1422            Ratliff
Relating to the procedures governing the funding formulas
established by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

SB 1424            Ratliff
Relating to the qualification for sales and use tax exemption of
certain property used in manufacturing.

SB 1453            Ratliff
Relating to approval of the comptroller's account against the

SB 1485            Bivins
Relating to the tuition charged to certain students at public
institutions of higher education and to state funding related to
those students.

SB 1502            Ellis
Relating to the transfer of certain money into the housing trust

SB 1681            Ratliff
Relating to authorizing certain state agencies to set and charge a
fee for the use of a credit card to pay certain fees.

SB 1778            Shapleigh / et al.
Relating to reports on and analyses of tax impacts.

SB 1779            Shapleigh / et al.
Relating to an analysis of the impact of special provisions
reducing tax revenues.

SB 1838            Ratliff
Relating to fees charged for records filed with and maintained by
the secretary of state.

SB 1906            Ratliff
Relating to the administration of oil overcharge funds.

SB 565            Truan
Relating to exempting members of the Texas National Guard from
tuition charged by an institution of higher education.

SB 1489            Ellis / et al.
Relating to adult literacy funding and coordination.

Pending Business:

SB 781            Ellis / et al.
Relating to the creation and operation of the Texans Work program
and the establishment of the Texas employment and training account.

SB 964            Ratliff
Relating to criminal history record information on persons licensed
by certain agencies.



SB 807