NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Business & Industry
SUBCOMMITTEE: Healthcare Technology

TIME & DATE:  8:00AM, Wednesday, May 31, 2000

PLACE: Beta Gene, Dallas, TX

CHAIR: Rep. Kenn George


The Subcommittee on Healthcare Technology is charged with studying the
emergence of the Healthcare Technology Industry in Texas, as well as
identifying factors promoting and inhibiting development of the
industry and consider state or private actions potentially effecting
its growth.

The Subcommittee will meet to tour the facilities at Beta Gene, a
Diabetes Research Center, located at 2600 Stemmons Freeway, Suite 202
and to hear invited testimony only.

There will be plenty of parking for the public in front of Beta Gene.
The tour will begin in the conference room.

Those testifying will include Dr. Steve McKnight, Chair Biochem Dept.
at UT Southwestern and Richard McCurdy, General Manager of Operations
for Beta Gene.