NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: State Affairs

TIME & DATE:  8:30AM, Thursday, May 8, 2003

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator Bill Ratliff

The committee will meet at 8:30a.m., or upon adjournment of the Local and
Uncontested Calendar to consider the following bills:

SB 137            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain life insurance policies insuring the life of an
employee or other third parties.

SB 319            Armbrister / et al.
Relating to the death of or injury to an unborn child; providing

SB 478            Duncan
Relating to disqualification for eligibility for workers'
compensation benefits of certain persons who perform services that
benefit a political subdivision.

SB 588            Duncan
Relating to liability insurance coverage for certain nursing

SB 637            Nelson
Relating to elimination of the state payment for certain national
insurance database fees.

SB 728            Staples
Relating to the benefits provided to the survivors of certain
public employees killed in the line of duty.

SB 879            Whitmire
Relating to appeals of adverse determinations made by health
maintenance organizations.

SB 904            Lindsay
Relating to the appointment by the governor of the presiding
officers of the governing bodies of state agencies.

SB 1061            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to discrimination in the sale of insurance; providing a
criminal penalty.

SB 1117            Williams
Relating to optional benefits under the Texas school employees
uniform group coverage program.

SB 1192            Carona
Relating to the operation of the Texas Property and Casualty
Insurance Guaranty Association.

SB 1205            Lindsay
Relating to liability of the state and certain political
subdivisions for certain recreational activities.

SB 1243            Armbrister
Relating to systems and programs administered by the Teacher
Retirement System of Texas.

SB 1305            Lucio
Relating to the treatment of certain private primary or secondary
schools as charitable organizations for certain purposes.

SB 1313            Van de Putte
Relating to balance billing by facility based physicians or

SB 1387            Armbrister
Relating to the regulation of racing.

SB 1474            West
Relating to the prohibition of discrimination with regard to
housing developments based on the source of development funding.

SB 1575            Carona
Relating to civil liability arising from the activities of the
medical quality review panel of the Texas Workers' Compensation

SB 1576            Carona
Relating to a health care delivery network pilot project in the
workers' compensation system.

SB 1579            Carona
Relating to software acquisitions by state agencies.

SB 1675            Fraser
Relating to the administration of state-federal relations and
federal formula grant programs.

SB 1720            Williams
Relating to a vendor's or subcontractor's remedy for nonpayment of
certain contracts.

SB 1938            Averitt
Relating to mortgage guaranty insurance.

SCR 24            Jackson
Directing the Texas Building and Procurement Commission to name the
new public health laboratory building for Dr. Jesse Vernal Irons.

SR 373            Wentworth
Memorializing Congress to prohibit federal courts from ordering or
instructing any state or political subdivision thereof to levy or
increase taxes.



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