NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Insurance

TIME & DATE: 10:30AM or upon adjournment
             Tuesday, April 20, 1999

PLACE: E1.010

CHAIR: Rep. John T. Smithee

to consider the following:


HB 107            Alvarado
Relating to a prohibition of certain underwriting decisions based
on credit reports; providing a penalty.

HB 1453            Smith
Relating to coverage under a title insurance policy issued with
respect to residential real property.

HB 1628            Maxey
Relating to requiring a health insurer to provide certain
information to governmental entities with which the insurer

HB 1720            Edwards
Relating to the right to choose a specialist for the performance of
certain health care services.

HB 1721            Edwards
Relating to use of a drug formulary in certain health benefit plans.

HB 1751            Van de Putte
Relating to health insurance coverage for medical foods.

HB 1787            Dutton
Relating to the ability of an insurer to obtain a release from
liability; providing a penalty.

HB 1829            Farabee
Relating to membership in the Texas Property and Casualty Insurance
Guaranty Association; and declaring an emergency.

HB 2251            Eiland
Relating to the reduction of certain windstorm insurance rates.

HB 2252            Eiland
Relating to commercial windstorm insurance rates.

HB 2253            Eiland
Relating to the operation of the catastrophe reserve trust fund.

HB 2288            McCall
Relating to the consent to ownership or beneficiary of certain life
insurance policies.

HB 2495            Farabee / et al.
Relating to the use of a prescription drug formulary by a group
health benefit plan.

HB 2500            Moreno, Joe
Relating to a prohibition on the use of certain underwriting
guidelines in motor vehicle insurance.

HB 2501            Moreno, Joe
Relating to a prohibition on the use of certain underwriting
guidelines in motor vehicle insurance.

HB 2847            Brimer
Relating to receiverships and guaranty associations.

HB 2868            Capelo
Relating to provision of certain information by a large employer
health insurance carrier to an insured large employer.

HB 3042            Averitt
Relating to amendments to Articles 2.10, 2.10-3, and 2.10-4, Texas
Insurance Code; providing an effective date; and declaring an

HB 3053            Reyna, Elvira
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the services of a
lactation consultant.

HB 3273            Averitt
Relating to health insurance availability and providing for the
creation of HealthMarts.

HB 3304            Thompson
Relating to the books and records of insurers.

HB 3344            Dunnam
Relating to certain attorneys employed by or under contract to

HB 3490            Dunnam
Relating to audits of billing of insurance defense counsel.

HB 3663            Wise
Relating to network pharmacies under certain health benefit plans.

HB 3686            Flores
Relating to security requirements and the surrender of suspended
items under the Safety Responsibility Act.