NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: State Affairs

TIME & DATE:  1:30PM Or upon adjournment
             Monday, February 28, 2005

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator Robert Duncan

New Business:

SB 88            Averitt
Relating to minimum enrollment in certain group life insurance

SB 148            Wentworth
Relating to the exception from required public disclosure of a
photograph of a peace officer.

SB 182            Barrientos / et al.
Relating to the board of directors of an intermunicipal commuter
rail district.

SB 211            Lindsay
Relating to the eligibility of certain officers to serve as
election judges or clerks.

SB 261            Williams
Relating to the creation of a program to educate the public on the
value of health coverage and to increase public awareness of health
coverage options.

SB 262            Williams
Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas
for law enforcement officers commissioned by the Texas State Board
of Pharmacy.

SB 294            Duncan
Relating to procedures relating to the doctrine of forum non
conveniens in a civil cause of action.

SB 308            Duncan
Relating to temporary successors to members of the legislature
during a period of emergency caused by enemy attack.

SB 450            Wentworth
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information
regarding the employees of a prosecutor's office.

SJR 10            Lindsay
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow an officer of a
municipal utility district to simultaneously serve as an election

Pending Business:

SB 5            Staples / et al.
Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers'
compensation system of this state, including changing the name of
the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department
of Workers' Compensation, the powers and duties of the governing
authority of that department, the provision of workers'
compensation benefits to injured employees, and the regulation of
workers' compensation insurers.

Public testimony will be taken on all NEW BUSINESS.  Testimony on SB 5 will
be limited to the differences between the Committee Substitute and the Bill
as Filed.



SB 442