NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE: 11:00AM Or upon adjournment
             Thursday, April 10, 2003

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator Kenneth Armbrister



HB 43            Chisum                   SP: Armbrister
Relating to grants made by the Texas Council on Environmental

HB 535            Cook, Robby              SP: Armbrister
Relating to a name change for and a change in the terms of the
board of directors of the Colorado Valley Groundwater Conservation

HB 1138            Van Arsdale              SP: Lindsay
Relating to nonprofit water supply and sewer service corporations
in certain counties.

SB 738            Duncan
Relating to the notice and hearing process for groundwater
conservation districts.

SB 743            Lucio
Relating to the study and implementation of water desalination.

SB 854            Madla
Relating to the sale, distribution, or importation of noxious
plants; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 953            Madla
Relating to the regulation of stormwater management by certain

SB 989            Armbrister
Relating to the inspection of wildlife resources and devices used
to catch or hunt wildlife resources; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 1094            Duncan
Relating to the creation of a task force to evaluate matters
regarding water conservation.

SB 1265            Armbrister
Relating to initiating the prosecution of environmental crimes.

SB 1271            Armbrister
Relating to incentives to encourage gas utilities to invest in new

SB 1656            Madla
Relating to prohibiting the Texas Commission on Environmental
Quality from amending, interpreting, impairing, or modifying a
written contract for the provision of water.

SB 1657            Madla
Relating to the promulgation of rules regarding the construction
and maintenance of walkway standards.

SB 1886            Madla
Relating to the administration, powers, duties, taxing authority,
and operation of the Kinney County Groundwater Conservation
District and the development and management of groundwater
resources in Kinney County.


SB 498            Armbrister
Relating to state agricultural policy regarding bison.