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Water Resources - 77th R.S. (2001)

Committee Members
J.E. 'Buster' Brown, Co-Chair
David Counts, Co-Chair
Robert Duncan, Co-Chair
David Bernsen
Teel Bivins
Robert "Robby" Cook
Robert Puente
Charges
• The Committee shall conduct an interim study and make recommendations regarding:
(1)increasing the efficient use of existing water resources;
(2)developing sufficient long-term financing strategies;
(3)improving existing water conveyance systems;
(4)water marketing;
(5)determining the appropriate role of environmental and wildlife concerns in water permitting and water development; and
(6)protection of the natural condition of beds and banks of the state-owned watercourses.
• The Committee shall:
(1) meet at least annually with the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission and the Texas Water Development Board; and
(2) receive information relating to:
(A)encouraging the effective development of water marketing and water movement;
(B)prioritizing the use of state funds for financing the development and conservation of water resources; and
(C)measures for encouraging donation of water rights, for protecting instream uses.

Note:
Committee was created by Senate Bill 2, 77th Legislature.
J. E. "Buster" Brown (Co-Chair), 9/18/2001 - 8/29/2002. Robert Duncan (Co-Chair) appointed 8/30/2002.

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