NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM, Tuesday, April 8, 1997

PLACE: E1.028

CHAIR: Senator J.E. "Buster" Brown


To Consider the Following:

SB 372            Armbrister
Relating to certain regulatory functions of the Department of

SB 1137            Wentworth
Relating to the authority of certain municipal utility districts to
select the municipality in whose extraterritorial jurisdiction the
district is located and to validating and confirming certain acts
of municipal utility districts.

SB 1175            Whitmire
Relating to recall elections to remove a member of the board of
directors of a municipal utility district.

SB 1316            Barrientos
Relating to fees of office and expenses of water district

SB 1339            Patterson, Jerry
Relating to coastal erosion; including the power of eminent domain.

SB 1355            Brown / et al.
Relating to the regulation of retail stores.

SB 1439            Wentworth
Relating to the state's motor vehicle emissions inspection and
maintenance program; providing penalties.

SB 1458            Armbrister
Relating to regulation of the import, export, and management of

SB 1463            Wentworth
Relating to the board of directors, boundaries, and financing of
the Southwest Travis County Water District.

SB 1495            Bivins
Relating to notices required by the Texas Natural Resource
Conservation Commission.

SB 1558            Wentworth
Relating to adding land to a defined area within a water control
and improvement district by petition of landowner.

SB 1582            Wentworth
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties,
operation, and financing of the Guadalupe County Groundwater
Conservation District.

SB 1586            Brown
Relating to the scrap tire recycling program; providing criminal
and civil penalties; making an appropriation.

SB 1600            Lindsay
Relating to the authority of political subdivisions to regulate
coastal erosion and coastal flooding.

SB 1601            Lindsay
Relating to the authority of a county bordering on the Gulf of Mexico or on
the tidewater limits of the gulf to regulate development in flood-prone

SB 1793            Wentworth
Relating to the power and authority of the Upper Guadalupe River
Authority to borrow money for any corporate purpose or combination
of corporate purposes; amending the Upper Guadalupe River Authority
Act, Special Laws, Acts of the 46th Legislature, Regular Session,
1939, as amended; and declaring an emergency.

SB 1809            Barrientos
Relating to the administration, powers, duties, operation and
financing of Wells Branch Municipal Utility District, in Travis and
Williamson Counties, Texas.

Pending Business:

SB 1354            Brown
Relating to the Board for Lease of University Lands, the leasing,
management, and administration of certain public lands, and related
fees and penalties.

SB 1791            Wentworth
Relating to the annexation of a portion of certain municipal
utility districts.

Subcommittee on Agriculture Report:

SB 156            Nixon, Drew
Relating to directional signs on public highways for major
agricultural interests.



SB 991