NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  1:00PM Or upon adjournment
             Tuesday, April 1, 2003

PLACE: E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Kenneth Armbrister


To consider the following:

SB 155            Zaffirini / et al.
Relating to the protection and use of public freshwater areas;
providing a penalty.

SB 640            West
Relating to notice to the State of Texas of a claim against the
School Land Board.

SB 643            Wentworth
Relating to the dissolution of the Southeast Trinity Groundwater
Conservation District.

SB 644            Wentworth
Relating to prohibiting a governmental entity from disclosing
personal information relating to certain persons who hold a private
pesticide applicator license.

SB 745            Williams
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties,
operation, and financing of East Montgomery County Municipal
Utility District No. 4, of Montgomery County, Texas.

SB 860            Wentworth
Relating to county maintenance of drainage ditches along public
roads in certain counties.

SB 985            Wentworth
Relating to the definition of an energy emergency.

SB 1016            Wentworth
Relating to the financing of certain local water, conservation, and
open-space projects in accordance with the law governing sports and
community venue projects.

SB 1084            Madla
Relating to interest-free loans from the Texas Water Development
Board for water districts in economically distressed areas.

SB 1140            Estes
Relating to the election of directors of a soil and water
conservation district.

SB 1265            Armbrister
Relating to initiating the prosecution of environmental crimes.

SB 1484            Ogden
Relating to the acceptance of organization reports and permit
applications and approval of certificates of compliance by the
Railroad Commission of Texas.

SB 1603            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to charitable contributions by state employees to the
General Land Office's Adopt-A-Map/Adopt-A-Document Program

SB 1877            Madla
Relating to the election of directors and validation of acts of the
governing board of the Real-Edwards Conservation and Reclamation

Pending Business:

SB 619            Armbrister
Relating to oil spill prevention and response.

SB 623            Lindsay
Relating to the general powers and authority of water districts.

SB 624            Lindsay
Relating to the provision of parks and recreational facilities by
certain conservation and reclamation districts.

SJR 30            Lindsay
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the provision of
parks and recreational facilities by certain conservation and
reclamation districts.

Other Committee business:

Presentation by Patrick Charbonneau, Vice President and Chief Technical
Officer of International Truck and Engine Corporation.