NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM, Tuesday, April 3, 2001

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator J. E. "Buster" Brown


The Committee will meet to hear the following:

New Business:

SCR 35            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Memorializing Congress to require federally-controlled emission
sources to meet the same reduction schedule as state-controlled

SB 828            Lindsay
Relating to the continuation of and to the grant-making authority
of the On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council.

SB 1175            Wentworth
Relating to the administration of the weather modification program;
providing penalties.

SB 1435            Ogden
Relating to the board of supervisors and the powers of the
Brookshire-Katy Drainage District; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1454            Lucio
Relating to the Texas Food for Health Advisory Council.

SB 1627            Wentworth
Relating to the creation of the atmosphere modification research
program and center.

SB 1680            Jackson
Relating to audits of the promotion and development fund of a
navigation district.

SB 1747            Haywood
Relating to the offense of theft of livestock from a commission

SB 1748            Haywood
Relating to prima facie evidence for the offense of theft of
livestock, exotic livestock, or exotic fowl.

Pending Business:

SB 2            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the development and management of the water resources
of the state, including the ratification of the creation of certain
groundwater conservation districts; providing penalties.

SB 5            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan; providing a

SB 305            Harris
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Parks and
Wildlife Department.

SB 310            Harris
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Railroad
Commission of Texas.

SB 1335            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to certain river authorities and water districts, the
codification of Acts creating and regulating the authorities and
districts, and the creation of the Texas Water Policy Council to
review the authorities and districts.

SB 1444            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the general powers and authority of water districts;
providing a penalty.

SB 1541            Duncan
Relating to the permanent management of low-level radioactive

SCR 34            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Expressing support for the Minerals Management Service to proceed with the
Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) lease in the eastern Gulf of Mexico.