NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  1:35PM Or upon adjournment
             Thursday, May 19, 2005

PLACE: E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Kenneth Armbrister


HB 505            Hilderbran / et al.      SP: Madla
Relating to the discharge of a firearm across a property line;
providing a penalty.

HB 506            Hilderbran               SP: Jackson, Mike
Relating to hunting on or over certain submerged land; providing a

HB 580            Smith, Wayne             SP: Gallegos
Relating to the authority of a county to provide hazardous
materials services.

HB 632            Smith, Wayne             SP: Gallegos
Relating to the historical advisory board of the San Jacinto

HB 1053            Hope                     SP: Staples
Relating to the location of certain municipal solid waste

HB 1207            Haggerty                 SP: Lindsay
Relating to the deadline for filing a petition to exclude land from
a water district with outstanding bonds for failure to provide
sufficient services.

HB 1462            Flores                   SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the referral by the Texas Water Development Board of
certain persons to another state agency, office, or division for
investigation or enforcement action.

HB 1636            Allen, Ray               SP: Armbrister
Relating to residency in relation to a license or permit or certain
hunting and catching restrictions of the Parks and Wildlife
Department; providing a penalty.

HB 1733            Swinford                 SP: Armbrister
Relating to prohibiting disclosure of certain records or reports by
the Texas Feed and Fertilizer Control Service.

HB 1740            Seaman                   SP: Armbrister
Relating to authorizing the City of Aransas Pass to acquire certain
state property.

HB 1767            Cook, Robby              SP: Armbrister
Relating to the regulation of veterinary medicine.

HB 2026            Hilderbran               SP: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the recovery of certain enforcement-related costs, the
operation of certain accounts in the Parks and Wildlife Department,
the penalties for certain criminal offenses involving certain
animals, and the taking and possession of certain wildlife or eggs,
including requirements related to taxidermy and tanning and to
harmful aquatic plants; imposing penalties.

HB 2201            Hughes                   SP: Estes
Relating to implementing a clean coal project in this state.

HB 2301            Turner                   SP: Ellis
Relating to proceedings involving the change of rates of a water
and sewer utility.

HB 2370            McReynolds               SP: Staples
Relating to the regulation of poultry facilities.

HB 2376            Elkins                   SP: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the environmental regulation and remediation of dry
cleaning facilities; imposing a penalty.

HB 2639            Geren                    SP: Brimer
Relating to the powers and duties of the Tarrant Regional Water

HB 2793            Bonnen                   SP: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the removal and collection of convenience switches from
motor vehicles; providing penalties.

HB 2901            Hilderbran               SP: Armbrister
Relating to a deer breeder's permit.

HB 2984            West, George "Buddy"     SP: Armbrister
Relating to the composition of and use of money in the oil-field
cleanup fund.

HB 3024            Cook, Byron              SP: Brimer
Relating to the sale of fish collected from certain private

HB 3029            Strama                   SP: Barrientos
Relating to eligibility of certain rural areas for certain state

HB 3181            Turner                   SP: Lindsay
Relating to the creation of the Central Harris County Regional
Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds or notes;
granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative

HB 3386            Talton                   SP: Armbrister
Relating to the possession or shooting of a handgun on the land of
the Lower Colorado River Authority by a person licensed to carry a
concealed handgun.

HB 3469            Hochberg                 SP: Barrientos
Relating to the establishment of a program to provide grants to be
used to reduce emissions of diesel exhaust from school buses and to
the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan to fund the program.

HB 3478            Corte                    SP: Wentworth
Relating to the exemption of certain municipalities, utilities, and
consumers from fees or taxes imposed by the Trinity Glen Rose
Groundwater Conservation District.

HB 3513            Luna                     SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the creation of the Corpus Christi Aquifer Storage and
Recovery Conservation District.

HB 3527            Haggerty                 SP: Shapleigh
Relating to the ability of certain water supply or sewer service
corporations to dissolve and transfer assets to a municipality.

HCR 132            Luna                     SP: Hinojosa
Granting the John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation
permission to sue the state, the General Land Office, the School
Land Board, and Jerry Patterson.


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 2440            West, George "Buddy"     SP: Armbrister
Relating to the regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas of
activities associated with multiple accumulations of hydrocarbons
from which production by commingling of hydrocarbons is authorized.

HB 2622            Phillips                 SP: Estes
Relating to boating safety.

HB 2876            Callegari                SP: Armbrister
Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for
water service and sewer service.