NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Business & Commerce,
           Subcommittee on Border Affairs

TIME & DATE:  1:30PM or upon adjournment
             Wednesday, March 21, 2001

PLACE: E1.016

CHAIR: Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.


SB 192            Lucio / et al.
Relating to inclusion of ports-of-entry in Texas Department of
Transportation planning and funding.

SB 195            Lucio
Relating to the Border Trade Advisory Committee in the Texas
Department of Transportation.

SB 245            Shapleigh / et al.
Relating to allocation of money for transportation projects.

SB 1296            Lucio / et al.
Relating to the issuance of general obligation securities to
provide financial assistance to counties for roadway projects for

SJR 37            Lucio / et al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of
obligations to provide financial assistance to counties for
roadways to serve colonias.

SCR 7            Shapleigh
Requesting the Texas Department of Transportation to collaborate
with Mexico to develop and implement an electronic check and
clearance system at border crossings in Mexico, including weigh-in motion

SCR 8            Shapleigh
Requesting TxDOT to assist the federal government to establish DCLs
at the Texas-Mexico border crossings in order to facilitate
cross-border employment, and the free movement of people and goods.