NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE: 10:00AM, Wednesday, May 11, 2005

PLACE: Capitol Extension E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Kenneth Armbrister


HB 422            Casteel                  SP: Wentworth
Relating to park and recreation districts.

HB 467            Bailey                   SP: Gallegos
Relating to the financing of water and sewer programs and the
provision of sewer connections in disadvantaged areas in certain

HB 484            West, George "Buddy"     SP: Armbrister
Relating to the filing of electric logs with the Railroad
Commission of Texas.

HB 841            Kolkhorst                SP: Wentworth
Relating to the rates charged by a municipally owned utility to
certain recreational vehicle parks for potable water or wastewater

HB 856            Callegari                SP: Lindsay
Relating to the general powers, authority, and directors of the
West Harris County Regional Water Authority.

HB 872            West, George "Buddy"     SP: Armbrister
Relating to the imposition of the pipeline safety annual inspection
fee by the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 881            Seaman                   SP: Armbrister
Relating to the dissolution of the Aransas County Conservation and
Reclamation District.

HB 1224            Puente                   SP: Duncan
Relating to a study of the effects of take-or-pay contracts on
water conservation.

HB 1225            Puente                   SP: Duncan
Relating to the grounds for an exemption from cancellation of a
water right for nonuse.

HB 2027            Hilderbran               SP: Armbrister
Relating to the use of certain weapons in or on the beds or banks
of certain rivers and streams in particular counties; providing a

HB 2161            West, George "Buddy"     SP: Seliger
Relating to the power of the Railroad Commission of Texas to adopt
and enforce safety standards and practices applicable to the
transportation by pipeline of certain substances and to certain
pipeline facilities; imposing an administrative penalty.

HB 2172            West, George "Buddy"     SP: Seliger
Relating to eligibility for a license or registration for an
exemption to engage in liquefied petroleum gas-related activities
and to disciplinary action against licensees and registrants.

HB 2510            Bonnen                   SP: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems and
the maintenance of those systems; imposing administrative and
criminal penalties.

HB 2679            Phillips                 SP: Deuell
Relating to the development of a regional water supply reservoir
project at a site known as Lower Bois d'Arc Creek in Fannin County,

HB 2685            Gallego                  SP: Madla
Relating to the acceptance of gratuities by certain employees of
the Parks and Wildlife Department.

HB 2940            Hilderbran               SP: Estes
Relating to migratory and upland game bird hunting; providing a

SB 1512            Averitt
Relating to the use and management of surface water resources.

SB 1678            Barrientos
Relating to the powers of the Lower Colorado River Authority to
adopt and implement certain environmental conservation measures.

SB 1724            Gallegos
Relating to monitoring and controlling emissions of air
contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty.

SB 1890            Armbrister
Relating to the territory of the Plum Creek Conservation District.

SB 1891            Armbrister
Relating to the creation of the La Salle Water Control and
Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and
issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.