NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: State Affairs

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Thursday, April 13, 2000

PLACE: Houston, Texas

CHAIR: Senator Florence Shapiro


The Senate Committee on State Affairs will hold a hearing at the Red Lion
Hotel, 2525 West Loop South, Houston, Texas.

     Discussion of Committee Charge #5:  Study the funding and expenditures
of metropolitan transit authorities (MTAs) and budgetary relationships that
MTAs have with the cities they serve.  The Committee shall analyze the
overall fiscal management of the MTAs and the effectiveness of their
delivery of services on a cost-benefit basis.

     Discussion of Committee Charge #9:  Monitor the implementation of the
following bills enacted during the 76th Legislature, Regular Session:
SB 138 relating to government restrictions on the exercise of religion;
and HB 2611 relating to electronic reporting of certain political
contributions and political expenditures.
structure designed to compensate county governments for for road repair.


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 Cindy Hodges at (512)463-0380
at least one week prior to the meeting so arrangements can be made.