NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice

TIME & DATE:  9:30AM, Wednesday, August 30, 2006

PLACE: McAllen City Hall

CHAIR: Senator John Whitmire

1300 Houston Avenue, McAllen, Texas 78501

The Committee will meet to hear invited and public testimony for
the following:

Interim charge 3: Examine the allegations of abuse and neglect within the
Texas Youth Commission (TYC) facilities and the appropriateness of TYC
response. Include an analysis of factors that may be affecting the safety
of inmates and staff and make recommendations for Legislative actions to
improve the safety of inmates and staff at these facilities. 

Interim Charge 5: Study and make recommendations for methods to reduce
kidnapping and violence along the Texas Border, focusing on reducing
drug-related crime.