NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  1:30PM Or upon adjournment
             Tuesday, April 5, 2005

PLACE: E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Kenneth Armbrister


SB 93            Shapleigh
Relating to a manifest system to record the transportation of
certain liquid wastes.

SB 297            Wentworth
Relating to the rates charged by a municipally owned utility to
certain recreational vehicle parks for potable water or wastewater

SB 352            Madla / et al.
Relating to the management of state-owned land, including the lease
of the right to produce groundwater from certain state-owned land.

SB 371            Jackson, Mike
Relating to the Interstate Pest Control Compact.

SB 459            Staples
Relating to the valuation of state-owned real property.

SB 489            Estes
Relating to the license requirements of marine dealers,
distributors, and manufacturers.

SB 564            Barrientos
Relating to the establishment of a program for the disposition of
electronic equipment in a manner that protects the water and other
natural resources of the state; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 570            Staples
Relating to the requirement of a surety bond for a receiver of the
General Land Office.

SB 588            Jackson, Mike
Relating to notice of intent to obtain a permit from the Texas
Commission on Environmental Quality in counties of 3.2 million or

SB 667            Shapleigh
Relating to certain circumstances under which the Texas Commission
on Environmental Quality is required or authorized to deny or amend
a permit under the Texas Clean Air Act.

SB 738            Lucio
Relating to emergency order authority of the Texas Commission on
Environmental Quality.

SB 739            Lucio
Relating to the payment of certain administrative penalties
assessed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality under an
installment payment schedule.

SB 767            Wentworth
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of land
included in a habitat preserve and subject to a conservation

SB 840            Wentworth
Relating to park and recreation districts.

SB 1103            Eltife
Relating to the powers and duties of the General Land Office and
the disposition of certain unsurveyed public school land.

SB 1017            Staples
Relating to the creation of the Lower Trinity Groundwater
Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds.

SB 1116            Wentworth
Relating to the authority of a water and sewer utility to acquire
property by eminent domain.

SB 1130            Hinojosa
Relating to a requirement that a pipeline operator report

SB 1281            Armbrister
Relating to the regulation and permitting of a commercial
industrial solid waste facility connected to a publicly owned
treatment works facility.

SB 1290            Wentworth
Relating to the sale or use of certain refrigerants.

SB 1413            Shapleigh
Relating to county brownfield cleanup and economic redevelopment

SB 1455            Wentworth
Relating to the establishment of regional habitat conservation
plans by political subdivisions.

SB 1542            Armbrister
Relating to certain permitting procedures of the Texas Commission
on Environmental Quality.

SB 1604            Staples
Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operations of
the Neches and Trinity Valleys Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 1667            Duncan
Relating to transferring certain responsibilities of the Department
of State Health Services concerning radioactive materials to the
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; imposing fees and

SJR 40            Eltife
Proposing a constitutional amendment clearing land titles by
relinquishing and releasing any state claim to sovereign ownership
or title to interest in certain land.


SB 517            Armbrister
Relating to studies or projects concerning coastal erosion that may
be undertaken by the General Land Office in conjunction with
qualified project partners.

SB 592            Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of a Texas Gulf Coast Legislative Working
Group and a Multistate Gulf Coast Legislative Working Group.

SB 740            Janek
Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to
erect or maintain shore protection structures and the location of
the line of vegetation in relation to those structures.

SB 1091            Madla
Relating to noxious and invasive plants; providing a criminal

SB 1102            Jackson, Mike
Relating to the establishment of a program by the Department of
Agriculture to make grants to farmers who provide agricultural
biomass to facilities that convert biomass to energy.

SB 1428            Duncan
Relating to the establishment of a statewide maintenance program
for boll weevil and pink bollworm eradication.


SB 484            Barrientos / et al.
Relating to restrictions on the imposition of the operating permit
fee under the Clean Air Act.

SB 519            Armbrister
Relating to compliance histories for and incentives to reward
compliance performance by entities regulated by the Texas
Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 620            Janek
Relating to the deadline for evaluating and ranking competitive
sealed proposals for certain construction services submitted to a
navigation district or port authority.

SB 699            Hinojosa
Relating to the relationship between the amount of an
administrative penalty imposed by the Texas Commission on
Environmental Quality and the economic benefit of the violation to
the alleged violator.

SB 878            Lindsay
Relating to a municipal utility district's use of money received
under a contract with a municipality.

SB 948            Armbrister
Relating to the assessment and regulation of emissions events.