NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: State Affairs

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM, Thursday, March 20, 1997

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator Kenneth Armbrister

I.   Roll Call
II.  Consideration of the following:

HCR 38            Alexander                SP: Cain
Memorializing Congress to support the STEP 21 program, a
streamlined transportation efficiency program for the 21st century.

SB 271            Gallegos
Relating to the geographic area where a holder of a local
distributor's permit may sell ale, beer, or malt liquor.

SB 432            Lucio
Relating to the regulation and operation of bingo.

SB 484            Moncrief
Relating to outdoor advertising of alcoholic beverages.

SB 552            Brown
Relating to certain early voting procedures; providing criminal

SB 586            Moncrief
Relating to the creation of the Guardianship Advisory Board and the
establishment of local guardianship centers.

SB 623            Ratliff
Relating to the regulation of the practice of engineering;
providing penalties.

SB 631            Haywood
Relating to the compensation of retired state employees who return
to work for, or contract with, the state.

SB 637            Brown
Relating to the finality of contested case orders rendered by state

SB 735            West, Royce
Relating to the oversight of rail fixed guideway system safety.

SB 759            Armbrister
Relating to the appraisal and ad valorem taxation of heavy

SB 777            Carona
Relating to the authorization of certain deductions from an
employee's pay.

SB 833            Armbrister
Relating to the powers and duties of the General Services
Commission concerning state and federal surplus and salvage
property and to certain commission personnel.

SB 855            Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the disposal of certain abandoned vehicles by a vehicle
storage facility.

SB 882            Brown
Relating to negotiated rulemaking by state agencies.

SB 927            Lindsay
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation
to acquire certain real property.

SB 945            Patterson, Jerry
Relating to certain fees charged by vehicle storage facilities.

SB 950            Patterson, Jerry
Relating to assistance for certain airports.

SB 993            Cain
Relating to the election of the office of precinct chair of a
political party.

SB 1031            Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the assignment of a lottery prize.

Pending Business:

SB 627            Sibley
Relating to certification of bail bondsmen by the Texas Department
of Licensing and Regulation; providing a penalty.

SB 665            Haywood
Relating to the sale and delivery of certain motor fuel; providing
criminal and civil penalties.

SB 856            Shapleigh
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose a
local tax on the gross rental receipts from the rental of a motor

III. Other Business
IV.  Recess / Adjourn