NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM, Tuesday, May 4, 1999

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator J. E. "Buster" Brown

The Committee will meet to hear the following:


HB 340            Walker                   SP: Bivins
Relating to the exemption from permitting requirements for certain
wells in a groundwater conservation district.

HB 690            Wohlgemuth               SP: Sibley
Relating to the penalty for cutting a fence used for certain

HB 732            Bosse                    SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to stormwater management and regulation by certain
political subdivisions; providing a penalty.

HB 794            Zbranek                  SP: Bernsen
Relating to the boundaries of the Chambers County-Cedar Bayou
Navigation District.

HB 846            Lewis, Ron               SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the administration, management, operation, and
authority of water districts and authorities.

HB 1244            Crownover                SP: Harris
Relating to control of animal diseases.

HB 1479            Clark                    SP: Bivins
Relating to wastewater discharge permits.

HB 1574            Bosse                    SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the permitting of discharges from certain sewage
treatment and disposal systems in certain counties.

HB 1581            Isett                    SP: Duncan
Relating to park passes for volunteer youth groups.

HB 1625            Pitts                    SP: Armbrister
Relating to the investment of funds of a nonprofit water supply or
sewer service corporation.

HB 1732            Crownover                SP: Harris
Relating to testing of certain equine animals for equine infectious
anemia; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 1975            Swinford                 SP: Bivins
Relating to the labeling requirements for drugs prescribed or
dispensed for administration to animals in agricultural operations.

HB 2104            Craddick                 SP: Bivins
Relating to a tax exemption for hydrocarbon production from certain
inactive oil and gas leases returned to production.

HB 2631            Turner, Sylvester        SP: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to a grant program for agricultural projects in certain
public school districts.

HB 2809            Swinford                 SP: Bivins
Relating to requiring a grain transportation study.

HB 3561            Luna, Vilma              SP: Truan
Relating to grant-making authority of the Texas Natural Resource
Conservation Commission.

HB 3568            Uher                     SP: Jackson
Relating to the establishment of the Office of District Treasurer
of Brazos River Harbor Navigation District.

SB 1855            Bernsen
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties,
functions, operations, and financing of the Tarkington Special
Utility District.

Pending Business:

SB 1316            Armbrister
Relating to assessment of damages in a condemnation proceeding.

Subcommittee on Agriculture Report on:

HB 2407            Flores                   SP: Lucio
Relating to the handling and marketing of vegetables and  fruit and
to the payment of claims from the Produce Recovery  Fund.