NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING


TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Thursday, April 24, 1997

PLACE: Finance Committee Room

CHAIR: Senator Bill Ratliff


To consider the following bills:

SB 102            Zaffirini
Relating to the creation and use of an emergency medical services
and trauma care system fund.

SB 844            Truan
Relating to the allocation and use of community development block
grants in certain economically distressed areas.

SB 1048            Truan
Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxation property owned by
certain organizations constructing, repairing, and providing
housing for low-income and moderate-income persons.

SB 1183            Brown
Relating to the period of time in which a person has to apply for a
tax refund or credit.

SB 1299            Ellis
Relating to a program to authorize prepaid tuition savings

SB 1321            Barrientos
Relating to the payment of funds in support of the Early High
School Graduation Scholarship Program.

SB 1375            Nixon, Drew
Relating to the appraisal of certain leaseholds for tax purposes.

SB 1407            Lucio
Amending Sec. 201.507 of the State Taxation Code, and relating to
temporary exemptions of certain high cost gas.

SB 1416            Ellis
Relating to deposit of public funds in banks or savings

SB 1440            Wentworth
Relating to tax exemptions on oil and gas production.

SB 1470            Ellis
Relating to a prepaid tuition plan for graduate studies.

SB 1534            Barrientos / et al.
Relating to additional court filing fees to provide basic civil
legal services to the indigent.

SB 1808            Barrientos
Relating to the international education fee at The University of
Texas at Austin.

SB 1863            Lucio
Relating to the compensation paid to outside counsel by a state

SB 1871            Duncan
Relating to adjustments in the Investment Capital Fund.

SB 1880            Barrientos
Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxation property used to
provide transitional shelter or housing to homeless persons who are
military veterans or the dependents or survivors of military

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

HB 8            Stiles / et al.          SP: Barrientos
Relating to the extension of the full faith and credit of the state
to support the Texas tomorrow fund.

HB 9            Stiles                   SP: Barrientos
Relating to the prepaid higher education tuition program.

HB 527            Pitts                    SP: Nelson
Relating to the sale or lease of superconducting super collider
property given to a county by the United States Department of

HB 634            Pitts                    SP: Ratliff
Relating to installment payments on a prepaid college tuition

HJR 8            Stiles                   SP: Barrientos
Proposing a constitutional amendment to extend the full faith and
credit of the state to support the Texas tomorrow fund.

SB 815            Truan
Relating to the tuition charged to certain foreign students with
financial need at certain public institutions of higher education.

SB 1056            Lucio
Relating to foreign student tuition fees.

SB 1510            Truan
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Literacy Pilot Program
to exempt literacy tutors from tuition and fees at public junior
colleges and public universities.

Pending Bills:

SB 105            Nelson
Relating to the dedication of revenue derived from the state
lottery to the foundation school fund.

SB 126            Bivins
Relating to a tax exemption for hydrocarbon production from certain
inactive oil and gas leases returned to production.



SB 686
SB 1531
SB 1618