NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM, Thursday, May 6, 1999

PLACE: E1.012

CHAIR: Senator J. E. "Buster" Brown

The committee will meet to hear the following:


SB 1225            Shapiro
Relating to the creation of water districts or political
subdivisions and the annexation of land by a water district or
political subdivision.

SB 1858            Nixon, Drew
Relating to the powers of the Sabine River Authority.

SB 1901            Bivins
Relating to the disposition or sale of impounded estrays by a

HB 2            Swinford / et al.        SP: Ogden
Relating to agriculture and state agricultural policy.

HB 801            Uher                     SP: Armbrister
Relating to public participation in certain environmental
permitting procedures of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation

HB 1069            Lewis, Ron               SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the eligibility of a water supply or sewer service
corporation to be converted into a special utility district.

HB 1494            Alexander                SP: Nixon, Drew
Relating to limited rights to purchase certain permanent school
fund minerals other than oil and gas in Henderson County.

HB 2199            Chisum                   SP: Bivins
Relating to the authority and name of the Panhandle Ground Water
Conservation District Number Three, South of the Canadian River.

HB 2303            Hope                     SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the penalty for possession of a live game animal.

HB 2572            Junell                   SP: Wentworth
Relating to the reservation of riparian rights associated with land
sold by certain municipalities.

HB 2597            McReynolds               SP: Armbrister
Relating to emissions from certain hospital or medical

HB 2599            McReynolds               SP: Duncan
Relating to prescribed burning.

HB 2926            Walker                   SP: Bivins
Relating to elections to approve consolidation of groundwater
conservation districts.

HB 2965            Hilbert                  SP: Lindsay
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties,
operation, and financing of the North Harris County Regional Water
Authority; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority
to issue bonds; providing a civil penalty.

HB 3050            Counts                   SP: Duncan
Relating to the administration of certain loan programs by the
Texas Agricultural Finance Authority, to limiting certain liability
for activities in programs funded by the authority, and to the
promotion of the development of agriculture-related rural

HB 3288            Greenberg                SP: Barrientos
Relating to the exclusion of certain sewage sludge from solid waste
disposal fees.

HB 3330            Walker                   SP: Duncan
Relating to the administration of regulations for water well
drillers and water well pump installers.

The committee will consider the following after 3:00 p.m.:

HB 1592            Junell                   SP: Duncan
Relating to the state's share of the costs under the brush control
cost-share program.



HB 1592