** REVISION **
                          HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                         NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Tuesday, August 27, 2002

PLACE: Wichita Falls, Texas

CHAIR: Rep. David Counts

The committee will meet in a public hearing at the Nortex Regional
Planning Commission, 4309 Jacksboro Hwy., Suite 200, Wichita Falls,
Texas, 76302.

The committee will hear testimony regarding interim charges, including, but
not limited to, the security of the state's waters, including groundwater,
lakes, and streams; review of government regulations and business
practices to determine whether legislation is needed to protect our water
resources, including the human and wildlife populations that depend on
them; and to detect, interdict, and respond to acts of terrorism.

Invited testimony will be followed by public testimony.