NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: State Affairs

TIME & DATE: 11:00AM Or Upon Adjourn. of Joint Hrg.
             Wednesday, August 23, 2006

PLACE: Capitol Extension E1.028

CHAIR: Senator Robert Duncan

Upon adjournment of the Joint Hearing with the Senate Health & Human
Services Committee, the State Affairs Committee will meet to take invited
and public testimony on the following interim charge:

Interim Charge No. 10:  Study and review current Texas law on the doctrine
of statutory employer, including the 2004 First District Court of Appeals'
decision in Etie v. Walsh & Albert Co. and make recommendations of changes
in state laws, if necessary, regarding the doctrine of statutory employer
and indemnification in construction contracts.  Study the current use of
Consolidated Insurance Programs and make legislative recommendations, if