June 30, 1999

Jonathan G. Katz
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
450 Fifth Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20549
Via e-mail: rule-comments@sec.gov

Re: File No. S7-30-98
The Regulation of Securities Offerings
Release Nos. 33-7606; 34-40632; IC-23519 Dear Mr. Katz:

Texas Instruments Incorporated appreciates the opportunity of submitting the following brief comments regarding the proposed amendments in the above-mentioned release.

In general, we endorse the comments included in the letter dated June 30, 1999 to you from the Securities Law Committee and The Aircraft Carrier Release Task Force of the American Society of Corporate Secretaries.

Very truly yours,

/s/ Cynthia H. Haynes

Cynthia H. Haynes
Corporate Counsel and
Assistant Secretary