NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Border and International Affairs

TIME & DATE:  8:00AM, Wednesday, March 26, 2003

PLACE: E1.014

CHAIR: Rep. Norma Chavez

To consider the following bills:

HB 654            Pickett
Relating to tax increment financing under the Tax Increment
Financing Act in certain cities that border Mexico.

HB 759            Wilson
Relating to a transportation service to facilitate the purchase of
medications near the state border with the United Mexican States.

HB 1130            Hardcastle
Relating to immigration visa waivers for physicians.

HB 1653            Chavez
Relating to approval of the construction of a bridge over the Rio

The committee will also hear testimony from the following agencies:

    Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
    Office of the Secretary of State