HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                          NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Appropriations

TIME & DATE:  8:00AM, Wednesday, March 19, 2003

PLACE: E1.030

CHAIR: Rep. Talmadge Heflin

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

For informational purposes the Committee will take up pending items and
riders including but not limited to the following:

*Board of Barber Examiners
*Cosmetology Commission
*Department of Banking
*Savings and Loan Department
*Credit Union Department
*Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner
*Securities Board
*Department of Licensing and Regulation
*General Land Office
*Trusteed Programs within the General Land Office
*Railroad Commission
*Soil and Water Conservation Board
*River Compact Commissions
*Secretary of State
*Building and Procurment Commission
*Texas Ethics Commission
*Historical Commission
*Texas Incentive and Productivity Commission
*Comptroller of Public Accounts
*Fiscal Programs-Comptroller of Public Accounts
*Workers' Compensation Payments
*Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
*Veterans Commission
*Office of the Governor
*Public Finance Authority
*Water Development Board
*Debt Service Payments-Non-Self Supporting G.O. Water Bonds
*Department of Transportation
*Commission on State Emergency Communications
*Department of Agriculture
*Higher Education Employees Group Insurance Contributions
*Texas Education Agency
*State Board for Educator Certification
*Prairie View A&M University
*Texas State University System
*Angelo State University
*Lamar University
*Lamar Institute of Technology
*Lamar State College-Orange
*Lamar State College-Port Arthur
*Sam Houston State University
*Southwest Texas State University
*Sul Ross State University
*Sul Ross State University-Rio Grande
*University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
*University of Texas at San Antonio
*University of Texas-Pan American
*Higher Education Coordinating Board
*Tarleton State University
*Texas Southern University
*Texas A&M University System Health Science Center
*University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
*Special Provisions Relating Only to State Agencies and Institutions of
Higher Education
*Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
*Texas Food and Fibers Commission
*Article IX