NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM, Tuesday, May 11, 1999

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator J. E. "Buster" Brown

The Committee will meet to hear the following:


HB 480            Seaman                   SP: Armbrister
Relating to notice and hearing for an application for a permit for
a commercial surface disposal facility.

HB 846            Lewis, Ron               SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the administration, management, operation, and
authority of water districts and authorities.

HB 1187            Hilbert                  SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to filing a petition that initiates a condemnation

HB 1552            Craddick                 SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to taxpayer protests relating to the appraisal of certain
pooled or unitized mineral interests.

HB 1654            Maxey                    SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the regulation of private sewage facilities; providing
a criminal penalty.

HB 2147            Flores                   SP: Shapleigh
Relating to the identification of real property owned by the state
that is suitable for the development of affordable housing.

HB 2205            Hardcastle               SP: Armbrister
Relating to the possession and transport of anhydrous ammonia and
to the use of anhydrous ammonia equipment; providing penalties.

HB 2526            Cuellar                  SP: Armbrister
Relating to the penalties for poaching.

HB 2660            Swinford                 SP: Ogden
Relating to state drought planning and preparation.

HB 2815            Junell                   SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the petroleum storage tank program; providing a

HB 2816            Junell                   SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the fee on delivery of certain petroleum products and
programs for corrective actions in response to releases from
petroleum storage tanks.

HB 2960            Jones, Delwin            SP: Armbrister
Relating to the evaluation of proposals for contracts by
institutions of higher education for energy conservation measures.

HB 2977            Hamric                   SP: Lindsay
Relating to the authority of the Texas Natural Resource
Conservation Commission to certify that the discharge of a
pollutant will not cause a violation of certain water quality
standards under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.

HB 3401            Hardcastle               SP: Haywood
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties,
operation, and financing of the Wilbarger County Stormwater Control
District; granting the authority to issue bonds and impose taxes;
granting the power of eminent domain.

HB 3462            Alexander                SP: Armbrister
Relating to  the identification of vessels without identification
numbers and outboard motors without serial numbers.

HB 3481            King, Tracy              SP: Madla
Relating to the board of directors and the validation of certain
acts of the Bexar-Medina-Atascosa Counties Water Control and
Improvement District No. 1.

HB 3554            Deshotel                 SP: Bernsen
Relating to correcting the statutory description of the boundaries
of the Port Arthur Navigation District.

HB 3818            Kuempel                  SP: Wentworth
Relating to the terms of the trustees of the Canyon Regional Water

SB 1905            Gallegos
Relating to the acquisition of certain property by navigation

Subcommittee on Agriculture Report on:

HB 2000            Turner, Bob / et al.     SP: Armbrister
Relating to the ratification of the Southern Dairy Compact;
providing civil penalties.

HB 3277            Cook                     SP: Armbrister
Relating to research in agriculture production and its effect on
water use and availability and wildlife habitats.

Pending Business:

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

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

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

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