NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Border and International Affairs

TIME & DATE:  8:00AM, Tuesday, April 15, 2003

PLACE: E1.026

CHAIR: Rep. Norma Chavez

The committee will meet to consider the following measures:

HB 949            Haggerty
Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 10
inside the city limits of El Paso as the Gene Roddenberry Memorial

HB 2448            Chavez
Relating to the establishment of the Border Health and Education

HB 2450            Chavez
Relating to creating a foundation to finance health programs in the
border counties of the state.

HB 2973            Chavez
Relating to information concerning currency exchange rates in
international transfers of money; providing a civil penalty.

HB 3221            Bohac
Relating to subdivision platting requirements in certain counties
near an international border.

HB 3281            Guillen
Relating to development regulations for certain unincorporated
areas in border counties; providing a penalty.

HB 3297            Chavez
Relating to the Office of Rural and Border Affairs

HB 3303            Gutierrez
Relating to validation of certain acts and proceedings of the City
of McAllen relating to the creation of two boards of trustees for
the management of its international bridges.

HB 3376            Rangel / et al.
Relating to the collection of court costs in a forfeiture

HB 3377            Rangel / et al.
Relating to the filing of a notice of seizure and intended
forfeiture in an asset forfeiture case and the location of a
hearing in the case

HB 3381            Merritt
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties,
operations, and financing of a border region high-speed rail
authority for the Texas-Louisiana and the Texas-Mexico border
regions; granting the power to issue bonds; imposing a tax;
granting the power of eminent domain.

HB 3420            Garza
Relating to a set-aside for certain colonia access roadway projects
proposed by rural border counties.

HCR 186            Gallego
Expressing support and encouragement for the reopening of the
bridge and border crossing at La Linda to accommodate trade and tourism
between Texas and Coahuila, Mexico.

SB 535            Lucio
Relating to authorizing certain counties to regulate land
development; providing a penalty.