NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING


TIME & DATE:  8:00AM, Monday, May 10, 1999

PLACE: E1.036

CHAIR: Senator Bill Ratliff


To consider the following bills:

HJR 58            Junell / et al.          SP: Ratliff
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the investment of
the permanent university fund and to distributions from that fund
to the available university fund.

HB 541            Maxey                    SP: Barrientos
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation for property of
an association of ambulatory health care centers.

HB 958            Hope                     SP: Nixon, Drew
Relating to the additional tax imposed if the use of land appraised
for ad valorem tax purposes as timberland changes.

HB 1341            Gallego                  SP: Fraser
Relating to implementation of a Texas courthouse preservation

HB 1799            King, Phil               SP: Armbrister
Relating to the assignment or deposit of certain lottery prizes.

HB 1810            Averitt                  SP: Lindsay
Relating to the deposit and investment of funds by the comptroller
of public accounts.

HB 1879            Averitt                  SP: Sibley
Relating to the procedure for the pricing and sale of bonds and for
the negotiation of contracts related to the issuance of obligations
by the Texas Public Finance Authority, the use of bond proceeds,
and the maximum amount of outstanding bonds.

HB 2615            Counts                   SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the application of the oil and gas severance taxes to
high-cost gas production and inactive oil and gas leases.

HB 3211            McCall                   SP: Duncan
Relating to state fiscal matters, including the printing and
cancellation of certain warrants, consulting services, payroll
deductions for savings bond purchases, advance payments, the
collection of debts to the state, the collection of delinquent
taxes, and the methods used by state agencies to make and receive

HB 3600            McClendon                SP: West, Royce
Relating to the taxation of small quantities of cigarettes imported
into this state from a foreign country.

Pending Bills:

SB 182            Nixon, Drew
Relating to the appraisal of certain leaseholds for tax purposes.

SB 713            Ogden
Relating to the county and road district highway fund.

SB 1244            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the disposition of revenues regarding the regulation of

HB 1837            Brimer                   SP: Ratliff
Relating to certain insurance taxes.