NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING


TIME & DATE:  8:00AM, Tuesday, April 27, 1999

PLACE: E1.036

CHAIR: Senator Bill Ratliff


To consider the following bills:

SJR 29            Wentworth
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local gasoline

SB 723            Zaffirini
Relating to the Texas Academy of Foreign Languages and Culture.

SB 859            Shapleigh
Relating to the comptroller's reports on the effect of certain tax
provisions and on tax incidence.

SB 1117            Armbrister
Relating to the payment of certain lottery prizes.

SB 1229            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the compensation of presiding judges of administrative
judicial regions.

SB 1253            West, Royce
Relating to the taxation of small quantities of cigarettes imported
into this state from a foreign country.

SB 1283            Wentworth
Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to
impose a gasoline tax in the political subdivision and to the use
of the revenue from the tax.

SB 1402            Wentworth
Relating to procedural and technical corrections of the Texas
Property Tax Code and the Texas Finance Code, and relating to
notices of sale, orders of sale, proceeds of sale, excess proceeds
of sale, redemptions in delinquent tax suits, collection of taxes
on sale of business, additional penalty on taxes with delayed
delinquency dates and on delinquent standby fees, notices of
delinquency, subrogation of purchasers at void or defective tax
resales, taxes to be included in judgments, jurisdictional
provisions for tax claims against certain estates in probate,
service of process on corporations following forfeiture of
corporate privileges, and repeals of overlapping and duplicate
provisions in the Tax Code.

SB 1804            Barrientos
Relating to the calculation of a tax rollback rate.

HB 873            Hochberg                 SP: Lindsay
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation for property of
certain nonprofit organizations while improvements are under

HB 1722            Counts                   SP: Shapleigh
Relating to investment of money in the veterans' land fund.

Pending Bill:

SB 848            Nixon, Drew
Relating to the use of a scholarship fund for fifth-year accounting