NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM, Tuesday, April 15, 1997

PLACE: E1.028

CHAIR: Senator J.E. "Buster" Brown


To consider the following:

HB 706            Cook                     SP: Armbrister
Relating to granting the Bastrop County Water Control and
Improvement District No. 2 the powers and duties of a road

HB 1190            Counts                   SP: Armbrister
Relating to monitoring of water quality in watersheds and river

SB 596            Lindsay
Relating to the definition of "affected person" for purposes of a
contested case hearing held by or for the Texas Natural Resource
Conservation Commission.

SB 1223            Brown
Relating to the delegation of duties of the Texas Natural Resource
Conservation Commission and its executive director.

SB 1224            Brown
Relating to consolidated permit processing by the Texas Natural
Resource Conservation Commission.

SB 1225            Brown
Relating to the voluntary cleanup program.

SB 1226            Brown
Relating to certain solid waste sites regulated under the Texas Health and
Safety Code.

SB 1340            Brown
Relating to certain fees related to water quality.

SB 1406            Lucio
Relating to the duties and operations of a watermaster's office,
reimbursement of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission
for the compensation and necessary expenses of a watermaster's
office and creation of the watermaster fund.

SB 1436            Wentworth
Relating to the authorization of the Texas Natural Resource
Conservation Commission to issue general permits by rule for the
discharge of waste into or adjacent to water in the state.

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

SB 1509            Brown
Relating to Brazoria Drainage District Number 4; clarifying the
powers of the district; providing definitions; and specifically
granting said District the authority to make and adopt rules
regulating construction which affects drainage within the
District's jurisdictional boundaries.

SB 1520            Lucio
Relating to amendment or modification of certain permits and
licenses issued by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation

SB 1585            Brown
Relating to environmental and health and safety audits.

SB 1856            Wentworth
Relating to the inspection and maintenance of certain motor
vehicles for air pollution control; providing criminal penalties.

Pending Business:

SB 1199            Lucio
Relating to the regulation of the operation and rental of jet skis;
providing penalties.

SB 1322            Brown
Relating to the regulation of parks and wildlife; providing

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

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

SB 1711            Brown
Relating to the transfer of responsibility for responding to and
cleaning up certain oil discharges in coastal areas to the Railroad
Commission of Texas.

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