NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Border Affairs - Special

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Wednesday, January 12, 2000

PLACE: TX A&M International Univ

CHAIR: Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.


The Senate Committee on Border Affairs will meet at 9:00 am in Bullock
Hall, room 101, on the A&M International campus located at 5201 University
Blvd., Laredo, TX  78041.

To consider the following:

1.  (Charge #2) Developing recommendations to address the Border Region's
                water and wastewater system infrastructure needs and the
                impact of the lack of adequate water and wastewater systems
                on health conditions along the Border;

2.  (Charge #3) Creating (short & long term) health care strategies to
                improve the Border health conditions;

3.  (Charge #4) Developing economic development strategies for the Border
                Region to increase economic opportunity and the earning
                capacity of its residents through higher wage jobs;

4.  (Charge #5) SB 1421 relating to the regulation of the subdivision or
                development of land in certain economically distressed
                areas, including colonias, and certain other areas.

                SB 913 relating to the establishment and maintenance of
                one-stop border inspection stations.


Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need
auxiliary aids or services, such as interpreters for persons who are deaf
or hearing impaired, are requested to contact Stephanie Hoover at
(512)463-0385 at least two (2) weeks prior to the meeting so that
appropriate arrangements can be made.