HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                          NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Appropriations

TIME & DATE:  7:00AM, Wednesday, March 16, 2005

PLACE: E1.030

CHAIR: Rep. Jim Pitts

The Committee will meet to discuss the following agency appropriations,
pending items and riders:

Office of Rural Community Affairs
Court of Criminal Appeals
Historical Commission
Board of Nurse Examiners
Board of Medical Examiners
Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Securities Board
Department of Licensing and Regulation
School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
School for the Deaf
Special Provisions for the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
and Texas School for the Deaf
Optional Retirement Program
Higher Education Employees Group Insurance Contributions
Higher Education Coordinating Board
Higher Education Fund
Research Development Fund
The University of Texas System Administration
Available University Fund
The University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at El Paso
The University of Texas - Pan American
The University of Texas at Brownsville
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
The University of Texas at San Antonio
The University of Texas at Tyler
Texas A&M University System Administrative and General Offices
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Prairie View A&M University
Tarleton State University
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Texas A&M International University
West Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University - Commerce
Texas A&M University - Texarkana
University of Houston System Administration
University of Houston
University of Houston - Clear Lake
University of Houston - Downtown
University of Houston - Victoria
Midwestern State University
University of North Texas System Administration
University of North Texas
Stephen F. Austin State University
Texas Southern University
Texas Tech University System Administration
Texas Tech University
Texas Woman's University
Texas State University System Central Office, Board of Regents
Angelo State University
Lamar University - Beaumont
Lamar (University) Institute of Technology
Lamar University - Orange
Lamar University - Port Arthur
Sam Houston State University
Texas State University - San Marcos
Sul Ross State University
Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler
Texas A&M University System Health Science Center
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Public Community/Junior Colleges
Texas State Technical College System Administration
Texas State Technical College - Harlingen
Texas State Technical College - West Texas
Texas State Technical College - Marshall
Texas State Technical College - Waco
Special Provisions Relating Only to Components of Texas State Technical
Texas Agricultural Experiment Station
Texas Cooperative Extension
Texas Engineering Experiment Station
Texas Transportation Institute
Texas Engineering Extension Service
Texas Forest Service
Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
Texas Food and Fibers Commission
Special Provisions Relating Only to State Agencies of Higher Education
Commission on the Arts
Building and Procurement Commission
Commission on State Emergency Communications
Employees Retirement System
Trusteed Programs within the Office of the Governor
Department of Information Resources
Library & Archives Commission
The Legislature
Department of Agriculture
Animal Health Commission
Commission on Environmental Quality
General Land Office and Veterans' Land Board
Parks and Wildlife Department
Soil and Water Conservation Board
Water Development Board
Texas Workforce Commission
Office of the Attorney General
Office of Court Administration, Texas Judicial Council
Judiciary Section, Comptroller's Department
Juvenile Probation Commission
Department of Criminal Justice
Youth Commission
Commission on Jail Standards
Department of Public Safety
State Office of Risk Management
Public Finance Authority
Veterans Commission
Pension Review Board
Office of the State Prosecuting Attorney
Adjutant General's Department
Alcoholic Beverage Commission
Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education
Commission on Fire Protection
Texas Military Facilities Commission
Department of Housing and Community Affairs
Texas Lottery Commission
Savings and Loan Department
Public Utility Commission of Texas
Health Professions Council
Real Estate Commission
Board of Pharmacy
Texas State Board of Dental Examiners
Board of Plumbing Examiners
Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
Board of Tax Professional Examiners
Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners
Board of Examiners of Psychologists
Executive Council of Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy Examiners
Board of Professional Geoscientists
Board of Professional Land Surveying
Cosmetology Commission
Funeral Service Commission
Department of Aging and Disability Services
Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
Department of Family and Protective Services
Department of State Health Services
Health and Human Services Commission
Special Provisions Relating to All Health and Human Services Agencies