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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 1197 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to allowing certain extracurricular activities required by public school classes for agriculture, food, and natural resources. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3433 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to disposition of proceeds from the development or sale of the rights to natural resources or minerals in land held by Webb County for the county permanent school fund. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
SB 1566 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Moody, Joseph
Relating to the acquisition, dissemination, and use of certain geographic information system data. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2428 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of Supplemental Environmental Projects to protect lands of significant natural resource and hazard mitigation value. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2039 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the collection of certain data for the Texas Natural Resources Information System and the duties of the Texas Geographic Information Council. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2883 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a state policy of encouraging voluntary land stewardship to benefit the water in this state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3452 80-0 (2007) Author: Macias, Nathan Relating to the protection and preservation of all caves in the State of Texas increasing penalty. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3502 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the protection and preservation of caves; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 476 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to a state policy of encouraging voluntary land stewardship to benefit the water in this state. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 622 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the collection of certain data for the Texas Natural Resources Information System and the duties of the Texas Geographic Information Council. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1524 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the protection and preservation of caves in the State of Texas; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1516 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the investigation and prosecution of an offense motivated by objection to certain activities involving animals, activities involving natural resources, or activities involving the operation of an animal facility. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 377 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to permitting the value of natural resources to be included in the assessment of damages in a condemnation proceeding in certain circumstances. House: Land & Resource Management Considered in Calendars
HB 1476 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the creation of an information link for state agencies with jurisdiction over environmental and natural resources matters. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3547 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the motor vehicle inspection fee and the use of revenues derived from that fee. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 438 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Turner, Bob
Relating to permitting the value of natural resources to be included in the assessment of damages in a condemnation proceeding in certain circumstances. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1146 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the creation of an information link for state agencies with jurisdiction over environmental and natural resources matters. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1613 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the adoption of the Texas Coordinate System of 1983 for designating the geographic position of points on the surface of the earth. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1902 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to liability of a cave owner and the protection and preservation of caves, providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2226 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the acquisition of natural areas and wetlands. House: Environmental Affairs Reported from s/c with substitute
SB 325 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Yost, Gerald
Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Natural Resources Information System. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1000 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the acquisition of natural areas and wetlands. Senate: Natural Resources Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1067 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl Clarifying the existence of a cause of action by and for the State for protection of natural resources and property of the State, providing remedies, and authorizing suit by the Attorney General. Senate: Natural Resources Postponed in committee
HB 1816 66-0 (1979) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to amendment of the Natural Resources Code to make corrections and to conform to legislation enacted during the Regular Session of the 65th Legislature. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 205 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to creation, investment, and use of the natural resources depletion fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 993 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike An Act creating the Natural Resources Council; naming its members; granting it powers; assigning it duties; granting the Governor powers; creating an advisory committee; repealing all expressly conflicting laws; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 994 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike An Act directing the Natural Resources Council to report to the Governor on coastal problems; designating the Governor to represent the State of Texas in discussions with the federal government with regard to question of consistency. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1985 65-0 (1977) Author: Cain, David Relating to the identification and preservation of certain natural areas in this state. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HCR 64 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike Committing the state to coordination of natural resource policies and programs. House: State Affairs Assigned to Resolutions Calendar
HCR 65 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike Reaffirming commitment to existing policies for protection and development of the natural resources of the Gulf Coast. House: State Affairs Assigned to Resolutions Calendar
SB 576 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
Creating the Natural Resources Council; naming its members; granting it powers; assigning it duties; granting the governor powers; creating an advisory committee; repealing all expressly conflicting laws. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 577 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
Relating to coastal natural resource areas as defined in the Act; directing the Natural Resources Council to report to the governor and the legislature on coastal problems; designating the governor to report to the 66th Legislature on the effect of this state's seeking federal certification of the Texas Coastal Management Program pursuant to Section 306 of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972; repealing all expressly conflicting laws. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
SCR 77 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
Requesting the General Land Office and its coastal management advisory committee to continue their efforts through the balance of the program development phase of the Texas Coastal Management Program. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Calendars
HR 58 64-0 (1975) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to endorsing the proposed resources conservation and development project of the Central Texas Council of Governments. House: Natural Resources
SR 185 64-0 (1975) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" | et. al. Resolving that Texas Senate endorse and support proposed Resources Conservation and Development Project of Central Texas Council of Governments.
HR 101 62-0 (1971) Author: Graves, Curtis M. Creating an interim study committee on population and natural resources.
SB 145 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J. | et. al. Relating to suits for declaratory and equitable relief to protect air, water and natural resources and the public trust therein from pollution, impairment, and destruction.
HB 730 61-0 (1969) Author: Weldon, James D. "Jimmy" | et. al. Relating to imposing a tax on the severing of certain natural resources, and providing for administration, enforcement, and allocating of revenue.
HCR 33 61-0 (1969)
HB 14 61-1 (1969) Author: Weldon, James D. "Jimmy" Relating to imposing a tax on the severing of certain natural resources, and providing for administration, enforcement, and allocation of revenue.
SB 64 59-0 (1965) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to authorizing the Texas Historical Survey Committee to name natural geographical features.
SB 98 59-0 (1965) Author: Krueger, Culp | et. al. Relating to conservation and development of the natural resources of Texas by increasing opportunities for outdoor recreation; enacting the State Recreation Development Act.
SB 165 59-0 (1965) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to designating the Parks and Wildlife Department of the State of Texas as the State Agency to cooperate with the Federal Government in the administration of the "Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965."
HJR 54 49-0 (1945) Author: Manford, Jr., Thomas Durwood Proposing an amendment to Article VIII of the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding thereto a Section 21, which Section will create a Natural Resources Permanent Fund, will provide that the principal of said Fund shall never be subject to appropriation, will regulate the investment of the moneys in said Fund; and will provide for the apportionment of the interest from said Fund.
SB 63 48-0 (1943) Author: Ramsey, Ben Relating to authorizing the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission of Texas to enter into co-operative agreements with the United States for the protection and management of wildlife resources on certain National Forest lands in Texas situated in the Counties of San Augustine and Sabine, and to re-stock and protect the same; prescribing penalty for violations of the rules and regulations promulgated by the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission.
HB 197 44-0 (1935) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" | et. al. Relating to promoting and making practical the conservation and timely utilization of the natural resources of the State, by creating a governmental agency to be known as "The Texas Planning Board."

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