NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Business & Commerce

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Thursday, May 12, 2005

PLACE: Betty King Committee Room

CHAIR: Senator Troy Fraser

To consider the following:

SB 178            Brimer
Relating to regulation of rebates offered by premium finance
companies and certain related persons or entities.

HB 629            Solomons                 SP: Brimer
Relating to notice required for a mechanic's, contractor's, or
materialman's lien in certain circumstances.

HB 989            Chisum                   SP: Seliger
Relating to recovery of certain transmission investments of
electric utilities.

HB 1235            Paxton                   SP: Harris
Relating to the notice required for a sale of real property under a
contract lien.

HB 1458            Bailey                   SP: Gallegos
Relating to the creation of the Airline Improvement District;
providing authority to impose a tax and issue a bond or similar

HB 1567            Ritter                   SP: Williams
Relating to the transition to competition of certain electric
utilities outside of ERCOT.

HB 1833            Chisum                   SP: Seliger
Relating to disclosures required for the creation of certain
consumer contracts solicited by mail; providing a civil penalty.

HB 2243            Jackson, Jim             SP: Carona
Relating to the regulation of locksmiths and locksmith companies
under the Private Security Act.

HB 2614            Eiland                   SP: Lucio
Relating to the applicability of certain insurance laws to Lloyd's
plans and reciprocal and interinsurance exchanges.

HB 2746            Deshotel                 SP: Janek
Relating to the examination requirements for mold assessors and

HB 2760            Taylor                   SP: Averitt
Relating to regulation of rates for personal automobile and fire
and allied lines insurance policies issued by a county mutual
insurance company.