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House Committee on Natural Resources - 76th R.S. (1999)

Committee Members
David Counts, Chair
Tracy O. King, Vice Chair
Robert "Robby" Cook
Frank Corte, Jr.
Peggy Hamric
Ron Lewis
Robert Puente
John Shields
Gary Walker
Charges
• Study all issues related to groundwater availability, including the role and needs of groundwater conservation districts to ensure effective management of the resource. Consider the effectiveness and feasibility of aquifer-based management, and the adequacy of data and modeling for regional water planning efforts. Assess the implementation of SB 1911, 76th Legislature, Regular Session.
• Assess the condition of abandoned or deteriorated water wells and the need for state and local involvement to address potential problems.
• Study the state's criteria and regulations for determining potential sites for wetlands mitigation efforts.
• Conduct active oversight of the agencies under the committee's jurisdiction.

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