NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  1:30PM Or upon adjournment
             Thursday, April 14, 2005

PLACE: E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Kenneth Armbrister


HB 965            Haggerty                 SP: Jackson, Mike
Relating to a prohibition on the regulation of emissions from
certain residential water heaters.

HB 1657            Hope                     SP: Averitt
Relating to the administration by the Texas Water Development Board
of certain water-related programs financed by federal funds.

SB 444            Staples
Relating to registration fee credits for the owners of certain dry
cleaning facilities that do not participate in the dry cleaning
facility release fund.

SB 785            Fraser
Relating to the regulations of quarries; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1045            Janek
Relating to insurance coverage in lieu of a bond requirement for
officers, employees, and consultants of certain conservation and
reclamation districts.

SB 1165            Armbrister
Relating to authorizing the City of Aransas Pass to acquire certain
state property.

SB 1354            Estes
Relating to the protection of water quality in watersheds
threatened by quarry activities; establishing a pilot program;
providing a penalty.

SB 1603            Estes
Relating to the recovery of certain costs associated with certain
civil suits by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

SB 1674            Barrientos
Relating to the authority of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer
Conservation District to charge certain fees.

SB 1726            Gallegos
Relating to the financing of water and sewer programs in
disadvantaged areas in certain counties.

SB 1740            Staples
Relating to construction activities allowed while an application is
pending with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 1831            Hinojosa
Relating to the creation of the Corpus Christi Aquifer Storage and
Recovery Conservation District; granting the power of eminent

SJR 3            Armbrister
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of
additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development


SB 3            Armbrister
Relating to the development and management of the water resources
of the state, including the creation of a groundwater conservation
district; imposing fees and providing penalties.

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

SB 784            Shapleigh
Relating to the acceptance by the Texas Commission on Environmental
Quality of certain emissions reductions in exchange for other
emissions reductions.

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

SB 1064            Staples
Relating to rate changes by a water and sewer utility.

SB 1170            Armbrister
Relating to the regulation of gas production by the Railroad
Commission of Texas.

SB 1175            Armbrister
Relating to the regulation of oil production by the Railroad
Commission of Texas.

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



SB 1667