NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: State Affairs

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM or upon final adjourn./recess
             Tuesday, April 17, 2001

PLACE: E2.012

CHAIR: Rep. Steven Wolens

The committee will meet to consider the following measures:

HB 129            West, George "Buddy"
Relating to state compliance with federal guidelines and

HB 349            Wise / et al.
Relating to procedures adopted by a state entity to ensure an
employment preference for veterans.

HB 641            Flores
Relating to requiring the comptroller to study the state and
federal mandates affecting the region of the state near the border
with Mexico.

HB 1089            Chavez
Relating to the annual report by the Commission on Human Rights
concerning certain hiring practices.

HB 1171            Flores
Relating to establishing task forces in certain border communities
to study impediments to trade in the border region.

HB 1269            Dukes
Relating to grievance and complaint resolution procedures for
certain state employees.

HB 1528            Bailey
Relating to prohibiting collective bargaining between the state or
a political subdivision of the state and certain labor
organizations representing public employees that advocate the right
to strike.

HB 1675            Burnam
Relating to the establishment of a minimum wage for public

HB 2259            Coleman
Relating to the designation and functions of a state demographer.

HB 2448            Dukes
Relating to the review by the Commission on Human Rights of tests
given by fire departments and law enforcement agencies.

HB 2492            Bosse
Relating to the state employee incentive and productivity program.

HB 2724            Junell
Relating to certain state agency operating plans and strategic
plans for information resources management.

HB 3200            Brimer
Relating to conflicts of interest of Department of Information
Resources employees.

HB 3226            Keffer
Relating to injury leave for certain state employees injured in the
course of performance of duty.

HB 3435            Merritt
Relating to mandatory extended area service in certain exchanges.

HB 3445            Gallego
Relating to state employment practices.

HB 3535            Puente
Relating to inapplicability of certain laws to the Edwards Aquifer

HR 485            Hunter
Memorializing the Congress of the United States to propose and submit to
the states for ratification an amendment to the
United States Constitution
to prohibit federal courts from ordering or instructing any state or
political subdivision thereof, or an official of any state or political
subdivision, to levy or increase taxes.

SB 188            Lindsay
Relating to paid leave for a state employee who is an emergency
medical services volunteer.

SB 559            Madla
Relating to the application of the open meetings law to certain
committees, subcommittees, and similar entities that are created by
the governing body of a municipality.

SB 656            West, Royce
Relating to the designation and functions of a state demographer.