NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: State Affairs
SUBCOMMITTEE: Native American Affairs

TIME & DATE:  1:00PM, Monday, April 29, 2002

PLACE: San Antonio

CHAIR: Senator Frank Madla

City Council Chambers, 103 Main Plaza, San Antonio, Texas


I.  Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Discussion of Committee Charge:

Examine the need and feasibility for establishing a state agency
or commission for Native American affairs. The Committee should determine
whether certain issues facing the Native American community are being
adequately addressed by existing state agencies. The issues to be examined
should include diabetes susceptibility, alcohol abuse prevention,
educational opportunities, water rights, land ownership, burial ground
disturbance, historical representation, and tax administration.

IV. Invited and Public Testimony

V.  Recess