HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                          NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Appropriations

TIME & DATE:  1:00PM or or upon adj/rec (see below)
             Friday, March 14, 2003

PLACE: E1.030

CHAIR: Rep. Talmadge Heflin

The Appropriations Committee will have a public hearing at 1:00 p.m., or
upon adjournment/recess of the Appropriations subcommittee on Article IX,
March 14, 2003, whichever is later.

The committee will hear public testimony regarding proposed appropriations
for state agencies for the 2004-2005 biennium.

For informational purposes, the committee anticipates hearing testimony
regarding the following agency appropriations:

*Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
*Rehabilitation Commission
*Texas Education Agency
*Commission for the Blind
*Cancer Council
*Department on Aging
*Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention
*Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse