NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Business & Commerce

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Tuesday, April 12, 2005

PLACE: Betty King Committee Room

CHAIR: Senator Troy Fraser

To consider the following:

SB 41            Zaffirini
Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate
in certain activities of the employee's child.

SB 99            Ellis / et al.
Relating to the extension of credit to a victim of identity theft.

SB 100            Ellis / et al.
Relating to a request for placement of a security freeze on a
consumer file maintained by a consumer reporting agency.

SB 237            Carona
Relating to disclosure of the total amount of discount provided in
a package arrangement by a funeral establishment, cemetery, or

SB 674            West, Royce
Relating to limiting the use of customers' social security numbers
by persons; providing a civil penalty.

SB 788            Williams
Relating to eligibility for certain unemployment compensation

SB 790            Williams
Relating to the determination of benefit wage credits for purposes
of unemployment compensation.

SB 998            Madla
Relating to contracts with local workforce development boards.

SB 1143            Carona
Relating to a loan secured by personal property with limited
recourse against the borrower.

SB 1173            Armbrister
Relating to the regulation of a perpetual care cemetery and the
sale of interment rights in a mausoleum before completion of

SB 1229            Fraser
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Workforce
Commission, including the administration of unemployment
compensation; providing a penalty.

SB 1230            Fraser
Relating to the authority of the state to fund the operations of
the unemployment compensation system.

SB 1309            Ellis
Relating to member restrictions for commissioners of the Texas
Workforce Commission.

SB 1408            Estes
Relating to the review of wage claim disputes by the Texas
Workforce Commission.

SB 1590            Carona
Relating to use of electronically readable information from a
driver's license or personal identification certificate by a
commercial business.

Pending Business:

SB 533            Fraser
Relating to the state's goal for renewable energy.