NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: State Affairs

TIME & DATE:  8:00AM, Monday, May 12, 2003

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator Bill Ratliff

To consider the following bills:

HB 15            Corte / et al.           SP: Williams
Relating to regulation of abortion; creating an offense.

HB 294            Davis, John              SP: Barrientos
Relating to recognizing March as Texas History Month.

HB 296            Goodman                  SP: Harris
Relating to petition requirements for an application for a place on
the general primary election ballot for certain judicial

HB 581            Crownover                SP: Fraser
Relating to the medication or drug testing of racing animals under
the Texas Racing Act.

HB 671            Lewis                    SP: Brimer
Relating to the requirements for certain alcoholic beverage

HB 752            Woolley                  SP: Williams
Relating to the administration of public retirement systems for
police officers in certain municipalities.

HB 845            Howard                   SP: Carona
Relating to a purchasing preference for Texas vendors.

HB 928            Eiland                   SP: Armbrister
Relating to the authorized investments and transactions of certain
stipulated premium insurance companies.

HB 1171            Madden                   SP: Ratliff
Relating to the notice required to be given to a governmental
entity to recover in a suit on a payment bond.

HB 1174            Brown, Betty             SP: Staples
Relating to the election officers that serve a branch polling place
during the early voting period.

HB 1549            Denny                    SP: Nelson
Relating to changes required in election laws to implement the
federal Help America Vote Act of 2002.

HB 1948            Baxter                   SP: Fraser
Relating to the membership of the electric utility restructuring
legislative oversight committee.

HB 1984            Kuempel                  SP: Armbrister
Relating to participation and credit in, contributions to, and
benefits and administration of the Texas County and District
Retirement System.

HB 2089            Geren                    SP: Nelson
Relating to requiring the secretary of state to publicly post a
list of candidate names on the Internet.

HB 2093            Harper-Brown             SP: Staples
Relating to electioneering regulations during early voting.

HB 2359            Ritter                   SP: Armbrister
Relating to the programs and systems administered by the Employees
Retirement System of Texas.

HCR 13            West, George "Buddy"     SP: Shapiro
Urging congress to enact the Protect Children From E-Mail Smut Act
of 2001.

HCR 14            West, George "Buddy"     SP: Shapiro
Urging congress to enact the Child Modeling Exploitation Prevention
Act of 2002.

HCR 16            Flores                   SP: Hinojosa
Designating tortilla chips and salsa as the official State Snack of

HCR 34            Hopson                   SP: Staples
Designating the Texas State Railroad as the official State Railroad
of Texas.



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