NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Border and International Affairs

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Thursday, August 19, 2004

PLACE: Laredo, TX

CHAIR: Rep. Norma Chavez

The House Committee on Border and International Affairs will be having a
joint hearing with the House Committee on Transportation to discuss Interim
Charge 7:

Review and study all existing legislation affecting the development of
transportation infrastructure in areas adjacent to the Texas-Mexico border.
Study international trade issues as they relate to transportation, the
adequacy of existing infrastructure to facilitate international traffic
related to trade, the potential for development of inter-modal hubs and
other mixed use facilities which promote more efficient trade and economic
development, and the opportunities for contracting with Mexico or any of
the Mexican states for joint development of transportation infrastructure.

The hearing will begin at 9 a.m. and take place at:

Texas A&M International University
5201 University Blvd.
Bob Bullock Hall, Rm. 101
Laredo, TX  78041

The committee will hear both invited and public testimony.