NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: State Affairs

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM or upon final adjourn./recess
             Monday, April 30, 2001

PLACE: E2.010

CHAIR: Rep. Steven Wolens

The committee will meet to consider the following bills and resolutions:

HB 295            Thompson
Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in
applications for employment and employment interviews.

HB 496            Chisum / et al.
Relating to the recognition of a same-sex marriage or civil union.

HB 668            Maxey
Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the
basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

HB 813            Coleman
Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on
sexual orientation; providing penalties.

HB 816            Maxey / et al.
Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination by state
agencies on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

HB 953            Burnam
Relating to Confederate statues at the University of Texas at

HB 1642            Hinojosa / et al.
Relating to equal rights in the enjoyment of public accommodations;
providing a penalty.

HB 1861            Danburg
Relating to the exception to disclosure under the public
information law of certain audit working papers.

HB 2860            Morrison / et al.
Relating to youth-related volunteer activity leave for state agency

HB 3207            Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the management of state agency information resources

HB 3208            Turner, Sylvester
Relating to estimating the amount of revenue a state agency has
lost from the sale of information because of a requirement to make
information available on the Internet or accessible  under a
request for public information.

HB 3411            McClendon
Relating to improving the readability of state agency rules and

HCR 190            Talton
Memorializing congress to declare its intent that the
general tax and regulatory laws of the U.S. shall not apply to the
churches of this nation.

HJR 73            Wilson
Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting preferential
treatment of a person in public employment, public education, or
public contracting after the economic effects of past
discrimination have been offset through the payment of reparations.

SB 363            Truan
Relating to a leave of absence for certain state employees who are
donating an organ, bone marrow, or blood.

SB 390            Wentworth
Relating to an exemption from the requirements of the open meetings
law for certain negotiations involving the Texas Lottery

SB 799            Duncan
Relating to requiring state agencies to perform exit interviews
with employees.

SB 1783            Sibley / et al.
Relating to the regulation of telecommunications services, fees,
and programs.