NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM, Thursday, March 22, 2001

PLACE: E1.012

CHAIR: Senator J. E. "Buster" Brown


The Committee will meet to hear the following:

SB 810            Lucio
Relating to a moratorium on the regulation of shrimping by the
Parks and Wildlife Department.

SB 858            Bernsen
Relating to the regulation and promotion of the oyster industry in
this state.

SB 906            Shapleigh
Relating to penalties and fees for illegal dumping.

SB 1162            Truan
Relating to prohibiting the operation of a vehicle on dunes;
providing a criminal penalty.

SB 1335            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to certain river authorities and water districts, the
codification of Acts creating and regulating the authorities and
districts, and the creation of the Texas Water Policy Council to
review the authorities and districts.

SB 1338            Ogden
Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to
regulate oil and gas NORM waste.

SB 1339            Ogden
Relating to requiring owners or operators of poultry operations to
implement and maintain certified water quality management plans.

SB 1390            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the penalties for operating certain facilities without
obtaining a permit under the Texas Clean Air Act.

SB 1410            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to crab traps used in the public water of this state and
to removal requirements for abandoned crab traps.

SCR 28            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Memorializing Congress to repeal the regulation relating to the
three-shell limit and the magazine plug requirement contained in Title
50 C.F.R. 20.21.

The Committee will take invited testimony only on:

SB 1541            Duncan
Relating to the permanent management of low-level radioactive

Pending business:

SB 5            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan; providing a

SB 546            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the permitting process for the construction of certain
concrete plants.

SB 1144            Jackson
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas
Department of Criminal Justice to Galveston County.

SB 1194            Wentworth
Relating to the protection of bats; providing a penalty.



SB 546