HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                         
                          NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                         
COMMITTEE: General Investigating & Ethics                                  
TIME & DATE: 10:30AM or Call of the Chairs                                 
             Wednesday, November 30, 2005                                  
PLACE: Capitol Extension E2.036                                            
CHAIR: Rep. Kevin Bailey                                                   
The House General Investigating & Ethics and Public Education Committees   
will hold a combined public hearing to discuss and take invited testimony  
regarding the Committees interim charge to:                                
"Research, review and investigate the expenditures of taxpayer money by    
local government and school boards to lobby the Legislature. Research,     
review and investigate attemps by school district officials to skirt       
competitive bidding requirements with respect to facility renovation and   
construction contracts, and other contracts, through the use of improper   
procurement contracts with associations or other school districts."        
Public is invited.                                                         
Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need
assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact
Mary Colletti at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that
appropriate arrangements can be made.