NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE: 10:00AM, Tuesday, April 15, 2003

PLACE: E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Kenneth Armbrister



HB 555            Chisum                   SP: Armbrister
Relating to notice requirements for certain portable facilities
under the Clean Air Act.

HB 1365            Bonnen                   SP: Harris
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan.

SB 455            Armbrister
Relating to compliance histories for and incentives to reward
compliance performance by entities regulated by the Texas
Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 780            Armbrister
Relating to a requirement that certain irrigation systems have rain
shut-off devices.

SB 811            Shapleigh
Relating to the regulation of outdoor burning of domestic waste.

SB 967            Lucio
Relating to the water infrastructure fund, rural water assistance
fund, rural community water and wastewater loan fund, and colonia
self-help account.

SB 1121            Staples
Relating to the powers and duties of the General Land Office and
the accounting and disposition of state-owned real property.

SB 1141            Estes
Relating to agriculture and the powers and duties of the Department
of Agriculture.

SB 1158            Averitt
Relating to certain fees collected by the Texas Parks and Wildlife

SB 1220            Harris / et al.
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan.

SB 1227            Duncan
Relating to authority of political subdivisions to exercise the
power of eminent domain to acquire rights to water.

SB 1235            Williams
Relating to contested case hearings regarding applications for
certain environmental permits.

SB 1250            Armbrister
Relating to the land application of certain sludge.

SB 1272            Armbrister
Relating to the permitting process for the construction of certain
concrete plants.

SB 1276            Armbrister
Relating to the Lavaca-Navidad River Authority, formerly known as
the Jackson County Flood Control District.

SB 1304            Madla
Relating to the creation, division, or conversion of, or purchaser
notice about, certain kinds of water districts.

SB 1329            Averitt
Relating to the frequency of weights and measures testing.

SB 1344            Jackson
Relating to funding license buyback programs of the Parks and
Wildlife Department.

SB 1361            Staples
Relating to the purposes for which citizen evidence may be used by
the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 1362            Staples
Relating to the development of a regional water supply reservoir
project at the Lake Eastex reservoir site and the acquisition of
the site and other property.

SB 1377            Armbrister
Relating to landowners of groundwater whose land is enrolled or
participating in a government conservation program.

SB 1639            Staples
Relating to regulation of spacing and production of groundwater
from aquifers by a groundwater conservation district.

SB 1641            Staples
Relating to the creation of Lake View Management and Development
District in Henderson County; providing authority to impose a tax
and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

SB 1725            Lindsay
Relating to the North Harris County Regional Water Authority.

SB 1729            Lindsay
Relating to certain contracts by water districts that are related
to complying with state or federal construction stormwater

SB 1888            Staples
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties,
operation, and financing of the Southeast Texas Groundwater
Conservation District.


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

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

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 1123            Staples
Relating to the promotion and marketing of Texas products.

SB 1268            Estes
Relating to the creation of an organic standards registration and
certification program.

SB 1389            Duncan
Relating to livestock branding and identification.

SB 1413            Deuell
Relating to certain powers and duties of the Department of
Agriculture and other entities engaged in agricultural activities.