NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  3:00PM, Thursday, March 25, 1999

PLACE: E1.016

CHAIR: Senator J. E. "Buster" Brown


The Committee will meet to hear a presentation from Doug Farquhar with NCSL
and Tim Galvin with US Dept. of Agriculture on agriculture and intl. trade
and the impacts that trade agreements may have at the state level.

The committee will also consider:

Subcommittee on Ag report on:

SB 631            Duncan
Relating to modifications of the official cotton growers' boll
weevil eradication program.

SB 754            Lucio
Relating to the issuance of special license plates in honor of the
citrus industry in Texas.

Pending Business:

SB 513            Carona
Relating to state contracting with a prospective vendor who
restricts the ability of any of its customers to allow the
recycling or remanufacturing of the vendor's product.