NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

SUBCOMMITTEE: Hearing w/Hse. Appropriations on Drought

TIME & DATE:  1:00PM, Tuesday, February 1, 2000

PLACE: E1.030 (Appropriations)

CHAIR: Senator Bill Ratliff


                         Joint Hearing of the
                       Senate Finance Committee
              and the House Committee on Appropriations
                           on Drought Issues

I.    Roll Call

II.   Opening Remarks by the Chairmen

III.  Weather Analyst

IV.   Agricultural Impact, Susan Combs, Commissioner of Agriculture

V.    Fiscal Impact to the State, Office of the Comptroller

VI.   Department of Emergency Management

VII.  Overview by the Texas A&M Extension Service

VIII. Agency Testimony (order to be determined)
        Water Development Board
        Texas State Forest Service
        Texas State Soil and Water Conservation
        Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission
        Texas Department of Health

IX.   Invited Public Testimony

X.    Adjournment