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HB 31 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the regulation of groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 180 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the review of groundwater conservation districts by the state auditor. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 645 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to regulation of production of wells for retail public utilities by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 651 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the election date of the board of directors of the Rusk County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 886 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the powers and election dates of the Hemphill County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 922 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the creation of the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1318 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to regulation of production of wells for retail public utilities by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1982 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2005 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the duty of the Texas Water Development Board to conduct studies of and prepare and submit reports on aquifer storage and recovery. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
HB 2127 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the authority of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District to regulate certain water wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2215 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the deadline for adoption of desired future conditions in groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2363 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to export fees charged by the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District; changing a fee. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2364 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the disqualification of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2377 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2378 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2424 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the territory of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2740 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Panola County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2803 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2867 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the contracts of the Edwards Aquifer recharge, storage, and recovery projects. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3025 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to open, uncovered, abandoned, or deteriorated wells. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3028 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to groundwater ownership and rights. House: Natural Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3031 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the procedure for obtaining a right to use state water if the applicant proposes an alternative source of water that is not state water. House: Natural Resources Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3037 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the definition of groundwater management areas to coincide with major and minor aquifers and the joint planning process in those areas. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3038 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the explanatory reports issued by the district representatives in groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3043 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the joint planning process for groundwater management. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3071 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the equalization of the rates of production fees charged on certain wells by the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District; authorizing an increase in the rate of the fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3084 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information regarding the availability and quality of the groundwater resources in this state by the Geo-Technology Research Institute. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3126 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the Jeff Davis County Underground Water Conservation District; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3166 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the consideration of modeled sustainable groundwater pumping in the adoption of desired future conditions in groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 3185 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to fees charged by the Rolling Plains Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3225 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to elections held by the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3417 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the criteria considered by groundwater conservation districts before granting or denying a permit. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 3497 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to a groundwater conservation district's use of electronic fund transfers. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3605 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the removal of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District for missed meetings. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3839 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the plugging or capping of abandoned, deteriorated, open, or uncovered water wells in the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4017 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to administrative completeness requirements for permit and permit amendment applications for groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4045 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the regulation and permitting of groundwater. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4050 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to exports of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4122 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the transference of certain territory from one groundwater conservation district to another. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 4162 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to exports of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4164 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the procedures for adopting a moratorium on the issuance of permits by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4166 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the applicability of certain rules when considering an application for a permit to drill or operate a well. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4235 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the sunset review of certain groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4274 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District's groundwater reduction plan. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4291 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the fees charged by the Colorado County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4322 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the creation of the Val Verde County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees, surcharges, and taxes. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4338 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the Live Oak Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4345 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the creation of the Rio de Vida Municipal Utility District No. 1 and the creation of the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose taxes and fees; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 189 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to notice of an application for a permit to drill certain injection wells within a certain distance of a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 689 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the powers and election dates of the Hemphill County Underground Water Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 726 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to elections held by the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 774 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 862 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the award of attorney's fees and other costs in certain proceedings involving a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 864 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the procedure for obtaining a right to use state water if the applicant proposes an alternative source of water that is not state water. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 865 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Burns, DeWayne
Relating to a groundwater conservation district's use of electronic fund transfers. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 964 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the Jeff Davis County Underground Water Conservation District; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1009 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to administrative completeness requirements for permit and permit amendment applications for groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1053 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to an appeal of a desired future condition in a groundwater management area. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1168 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the disqualification of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 1197 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to fees charged by the Rolling Plains Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing a fee. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1256 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to export fees charged by the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District; changing a fee. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1268 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the taxing power of the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1312 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the deadline for adoption of desired future conditions in groundwater conservation districts. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1392 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to groundwater conservation districts. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1479 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Panola County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1528 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the joint planning process for groundwater management. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1529 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information regarding the availability and quality of the groundwater resources in this state by the Geo-Technology Research Institute. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1814 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the transference of certain territory from one groundwater conservation district to another. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1988 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2068 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the plugging or capping of abandoned, deteriorated, open, or uncovered water wells in the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 2186 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the Live Oak Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 2250 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 26 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the regulation of groundwater. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
HB 27 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
HB 275 85-1 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
HB 277 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the duty of the Texas Water Development Board to conduct studies of and prepare and submit reports on aquifer storage and recovery. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 30 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the development of seawater and brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 200 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 655 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 835 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to research, development and utilization of brackish groundwater resources. House: Natural Resources Referred directly to s/c on Special Water Districts by chair
HB 836 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources Referred directly to s/c on Special Water Districts by chair
HB 898 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the confidentiality of certain water well reports. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 950 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the review of groundwater conservation districts by the state auditor. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1191 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the regulation of commercial development of groundwater in certain areas. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 1207 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the election dates for directors of the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1221 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to seller's disclosures in connection with residential real property subject to groundwater regulation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1248 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the renewal or amendment of certain permits issued by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 1421 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Plains Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1635 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the management of groundwater, including the classification of and the obtaining of information regarding groundwater and the formulation of desired future conditions by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1819 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the date for the election of directors of the Hill Country Underground Water Conservation District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1856 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the renewal or amendment of certain permits issued by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1972 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to certain exemptions from the requirement to obtain a permit from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2132 84-0 (2015) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to certain exemptions from the requirement to obtain a permit from a groundwater conservation district; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2179 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to hearings that concern the issuance of permits by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2407 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation of the Comal Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or surcharges. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2647 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to a limitation on the authority to curtail groundwater production from wells used for power generation or mining. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2654 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the authority of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District to regulate certain water wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2767 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the powers, duties, and administration of groundwater conservation districts; amending provisions that authorize fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3063 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the compensation of the board of directors of the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3116 84-0 (2015) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the regulation of groundwater with historic use by and conflicts of law for the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 3161 84-0 (2015) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to prioritizing groundwater production. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3163 84-0 (2015) Author: Cyrier, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to civil suits filed against board members of a groundwater conservation district and the liability of a member for certain actions taken by the board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3356 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to regulation of production of wells for retail public utilities by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3405 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the territory, jurisdiction, and powers of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District, including its authority to regulate certain wells for the production of groundwater; imposing a cap on certain fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3406 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the territory of the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing the regulation of certain wells for the production of groundwater. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3540 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly Relating to the groundwater rights of a landowner and the amount of groundwater production for which a groundwater conservation district may issue permits. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3597 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to exports of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3675 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the regulation of commercial development of groundwater in certain areas. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3720 84-0 (2015) Author: Schubert, Leighton | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District to use revenue from export fees to fund road and water infrastructure projects. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3788 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the information required to be included in a regional water plan and the use of that information by the regional water planning group in developing the plan. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3813 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the purpose and operation of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3858 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Bend Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 3942 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the authority to determine the supply of groundwater in certain regional water plans. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4038 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the creation of the Western Travis County Groundwater Conservation District; providing general law authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4049 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to authorizing a production fee on certain non-exempt wells in the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 4123 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the creation of the Val Verde County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees, surcharges, and taxes. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4144 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to civil liability of the board of directors of the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4177 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Relating to the election date of the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4195 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to qualifications of members of the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4207 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Aransas County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax; providing general law authority to impose fees and surcharges. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HCR 139 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 30. Signed by the Governor
HCR 149 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3405. Signed by the Governor
SB 363 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the election dates for directors of the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 517 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to notice of an application for a permit to drill an injection well in the territory of a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 611 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the confidentiality of certain water well reports. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 792 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to authorizing the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District to use revenue from export fees to fund road and water infrastructure projects. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 854 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the renewal or amendment of certain permits issued by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 963 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the creation of the Comal Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or surcharges. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1122 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to a limitation on the authority to curtail groundwater production from wells used for power generation or mining. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1162 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1206 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Plains Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1297 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the compensation of the board of directors of the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1336 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the powers and duties, the construction of laws, and the election dates of certain groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1360 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Aransas County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax; providing general law authority to impose fees and surcharges. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1412 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to seller's disclosures in connection with residential real property subject to groundwater regulation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1413 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the powers, duties, and administration of groundwater conservation districts. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1414 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to hearings that concern the issuance of permits by a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1421 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the management of groundwater, including the classification of and the obtaining of information regarding groundwater and the formulation of desired future conditions by a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1439 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the territory of the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing the regulation of certain wells for the production of groundwater. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1440 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the territory, jurisdiction, board composition, elections, and powers of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District, including its authority to regulate certain wells for the production of groundwater; imposing a cap on certain fees. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1588 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the management of the water resources of the state. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1724 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1815 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Bend Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1903 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 2030 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the election date of the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 2049 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to qualifications of members of the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 2075 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the annexation and eminent domain powers of and the development of certain wastewater projects by the Needmore Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 776 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the McMullen Groundwater Conservation District; providing for the imposition of and limiting the rate at which the district may impose an ad valorem tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 822 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the Edwards Aquifer Authority's power to regulate the transportation of groundwater out of certain counties. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 839 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the powers, duties, and compensation of the board of directors of the Duval County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 907 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1339 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the authority of certain water districts to hold meetings by teleconference or videoconference. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1345 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the authority of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District to regulate certain water wells. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 1460 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the use of land and water for wildlife management. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1563 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to fees of office for directors of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1796 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the renewal or amendment of permits issued by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1883 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District; providing authority to impose a fee. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2149 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the creation of the Reeves County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees, surcharges, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 2169 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to create a groundwater conservation district in certain counties. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2213 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the creation of the Willacy County Drainage District No. 3; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2578 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the development of brackish groundwater and the use of brackish water and seawater; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2640 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation of the Western Travis County Groundwater Conservation District; providing general law authority to issue bonds and exercise the power of eminent domain; providing general law authority to impose assessments, fees, surcharges, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Left pending in committee
HB 2701 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the Edwards Aquifer Authority's regulation of wells with limited production capabilities. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2739 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to permitting requirements of groundwater conservation districts, including permits to transfer water. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2740 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the renewal or amendment of permits issued by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2752 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the development and operation of advanced brackish desalination projects. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2764 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the exemption of the Corpus Christi Aquifer Storage and Recovery Conservation District from certain provisions concerning the desired future conditions of an aquifer. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2768 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the administration and judicial review of a suit involving a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2769 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the process for appealing the desired future conditions adopted by a groundwater conservation district for an aquifer. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3013 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the underground storage of water for later retrieval and beneficial use; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3114 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the regional groundwater planning process for minor aquifers. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3250 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to protecting landowners against aquifer depletion. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3281 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3317 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the exemption of a water well from certain permitting by and compliance with rules of a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3535 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the management, operation, rulemaking authority, and oversight of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3866 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Fort Bend Subsidence District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3879 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to certain groundwater withdrawals allowed by the Edwards Aquifer Authority. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3880 83-0 (2013) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Deep East Texas Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3898 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to water districts in Bandera County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 3903 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to increase certain fees; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3915 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the Calhoun County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a voter-approved tax or fee. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3924 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation of the Comal Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or surcharges. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 3931 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Pecan Valley Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
SB 168 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Farney, Marsha
Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 293 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the authority of certain water districts to hold meetings by teleconference or videoconference. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
SB 302 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the management, operation, rulemaking authority, and oversight of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
SB 454 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Stephenson, Phil
Relating to the authority of the Jackson County Navigation District to file an annual compilation or review report with the executive director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in lieu of filing an annual audit report. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 873 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the permitting authority of a groundwater conservation district for the drilling or operation of a water well used to supply water for the drilling, exploration, or production of oil or gas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 890 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the creation of the Reeves County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees, surcharges, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1012 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the McMullen Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1026 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
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SB 1031 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District; providing authority to impose a fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1241 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the Edwards Aquifer Authority's regulation of wells with limited production capabilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1282 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to deadlines for proposals for adoption by certain districts or authorities of desired future conditions of relevant aquifers. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1284 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the development and operation of advanced brackish desalination projects. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1429 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the exemption of the Corpus Christi Aquifer Storage and Recovery Conservation District from certain provisions concerning the desired future conditions of an aquifer. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1749 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the exemption of a water well from certain permitting by and compliance with rules of a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1760 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1763 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to permitting requirements of groundwater conservation districts, including permits to transfer water. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1825 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Fort Bend Subsidence District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1835 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the Calhoun County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a voter-approved tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1840 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Deep East Texas Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1866 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the regulation of certain water wells by the Brewster County Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1876 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Pecan Valley Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 24 83-1 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. Filed
HB 25 83-1 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the underground storage of water for later retrieval and beneficial use; authorizing the imposition of fees. Filed
HB 50 83-1 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to research on and the treatment of saline water. Filed
HB 29 83-2 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to research on and the treatment of saline water. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 444 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to notification of applications for permits for certain injection wells. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 801 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the territory and dissolution requirements of the Southern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 814 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the Edwards Aquifer Authority's power to regulate the transportation of groundwater out of certain counties. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1060 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the de-annexation of land in Bastrop County by the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1086 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to water districts in Bandera County. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1119 82-0 (2011) Author: Weber, Randy
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the maintenance tax rate of the Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District Number Three. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 1177 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1210 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the rates charged by certain conservation and reclamation districts for potable water or wastewater service to recreational vehicle parks. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1279 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operation of the Edwards Aquifer Authority. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1281 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to changes in the single-member district boundaries of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1461 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the regulation of certain water wells by the Brewster County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1482 82-0 (2011) Author: Beck, Marva Relating to groundwater conservation district management plans. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1547 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the desired future conditions of groundwater resources within groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Testimony taken in committee
HB 1613 82-0 (2011) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to regulation of traffic in a conservation and reclamation district by a commissioners court. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1730 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the vested ownership interest in groundwater beneath the surface and the right to produce that groundwater. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1731 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the management of groundwater resources in this state and the rights of landowners in groundwater. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1755 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the authority of a groundwater conservation district to adopt different rules for the management of groundwater resources located in different areas of the district. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1824 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al. Relating to the management of groundwater production by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1825 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to permit application and amendment hearings conducted by groundwater conservation districts and the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1945 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the election of directors of the Real-Edwards Conservation and Reclamation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2112 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to priority groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2113 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the creation of a groundwater conservation district in a priority groundwater management area. House: Natural Resources Postponed
HB 2166 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the procedures for and appeals of desired future conditions adopted by groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2311 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al. Relating to exemptions from groundwater conservation district permit requirements. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2364 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to notification of local groundwater conservation districts by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality when groundwater contamination is found. House: Natural Resources Considered in Calendars
HB 2398 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the ownership of and right to produce groundwater. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2420 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to exemptions from permitting by groundwater conservation districts of the drilling and operation of certain water wells. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2760 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to species-protection programs for the Edwards Aquifer, the Guadalupe River Basin, the San Antonio River Basin, and the San Antonio Bay and estuary system; imposing a tax. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2794 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Calhoun County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
HB 2859 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the creation of the Terrell County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3109 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the rulemaking power of certain groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3184 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3193 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the applicability of the general law governing groundwater conservation districts to the management of brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3194 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the renewal or amendment of permits issued by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3805 82-0 (2011) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to director elections and powers of the Texana Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3818 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to a limitation on production fees on groundwater withdrawals assessed by the Northern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3822 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to land excluded from the Hill Country Priority Groundwater Management Area. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3865 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3866 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the date for the election of directors of the Hill Country Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HJR 94 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to elections for directors in certain groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HR 2482 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 313. Reported enrolled
SB 274 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the regulation by groundwater conservation districts of certain wells. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 292 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to changes in the single-member district boundaries of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 313 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to priority groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 332 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the ownership of groundwater below the surface of land, the right to produce that groundwater, and the management of groundwater in this state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 353 82-0 (2011) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the territory and dissolution requirements of the Southern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 429 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to notification of applications for permits for certain injection wells. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 430 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Christian, Wayne
Relating to written notice to a groundwater conservation district of groundwater contamination. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 433 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to the de-annexation of land in Bastrop County by the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 564 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 569 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the rates charged by certain conservation and reclamation districts for potable water or wastewater service to recreational vehicle parks. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 667 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the management of groundwater resources in this state and the rights of landowners in groundwater. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 691 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the exemption from permitting by groundwater conservation districts for certain water wells used for domestic, livestock, and poultry watering purposes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 692 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to exemptions from groundwater conservation district permit requirements. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 693 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to permit application and amendment hearings conducted by groundwater conservation districts and the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 727 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Beck, Marva
Relating to groundwater conservation district management plans. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 728 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to a groundwater conservation district's recovery of expenses in closing or capping a well. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 737 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to the management of groundwater production by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 750 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the creation of a groundwater conservation district in a priority groundwater management area. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 755 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a priority groundwater management area designation for a water district. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 907 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to the management, operation, rulemaking authority, and oversight of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 921 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to regulation of traffic in a conservation and reclamation district by a commissioners court. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 956 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the creation of the Northern Dallam County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 987 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to the term of office and qualifications for a director of the Colorado County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 998 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the creation of a groundwater conservation district in a priority groundwater management area. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1147 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
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SB 1225 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the disannexation of land in Caldwell County by the Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District or the Plum Creek Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1290 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the creation of the Calhoun County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1306 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the procedures for and appeals of desired future conditions adopted by groundwater management areas. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1350 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to land excluded from the Hill Country Priority Groundwater Management Area. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1491 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the creation of the Terrell County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1492 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the election of directors of the Real-Edwards Conservation and Reclamation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1595 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to species-protection programs for the Edwards Aquifer, the Guadalupe River Basin, the San Antonio River Basin, and the San Antonio Bay and estuary system; imposing a tax. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1606 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to reporting requirements regarding groundwater withdrawals for water wells. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1625 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operation of the Edwards Aquifer Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1895 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to director elections and powers of the Texana Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1901 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 19 82-1 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. Filed
HB 43 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to permitting requirements of groundwater conservation districts, including permits to transfer water. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 592 81-0 (2009) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the election, and validation of acts, of members of the board of directors of Anderson County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 809 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the regulation of certain water wells by the Presidio County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Considered in Calendars
HB 811 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the regulation of certain water wells by the Brewster County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Considered in Calendars
HB 833 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the dissolution of the Tablerock Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1295 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to notification of an application related to a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1518 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the addition of territory to and the amount of production fees imposed by the Trinity Glen Rose Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1662 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District financial information on the district's Internet website. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1664 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to an exemption for groundwater used for certain purposes from production fees assessed by the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1683 81-0 (2009) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the election, and validation of acts, of members of the board of directors of Anderson County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1890 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to notification of applications for permits for certain injection wells. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1923 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the Irion County Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1947 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the election and terms of office of directors of the Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2063 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the enforcement of rules by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2340 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the Middle Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2619 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3140 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to authorizing the transfer of certain abandoned or forfeited property to groundwater conservation districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3379 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the eligibility of certain entities to receive money from the water infrastructure fund. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3494 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the establishment of desired future conditions of groundwater resources and revision of those conditions by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3521 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the Fox Crossing Water District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3834 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to requiring the seller of certain real property to provide notice regarding the purchaser's duty to register water wells located or drilled on the property. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 4153 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to an exemption from permitting requirements of the Edwards Aquifer Authority for certain wells owned by a charitable organization. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4212 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the enforcement of rules by the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District and the Fort Bend Subsidence District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 4258 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the regulation by groundwater conservation districts of the drilling of and the production of groundwater by certain water wells. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4321 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to the authority of the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District to establish discounted production fee rates for certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4655 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to priority groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4656 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the management, operation, and review of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4705 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara Relating to the creation of the Brush Country Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4713 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to certain exemptions from ad valorem taxes imposed by the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 4721 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to eligibility requirements to serve as a member of the board of directors of the Bee Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4729 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to changes in the territory, board of directors, and water use fees of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4736 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the creation of the Red River Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4743 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation of the Terrell County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4776 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy Relating to certain rights of a person who holds an irrigation permit issued by the Edwards Aquifer Authority. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4780 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to election and qualifications of members of the board of directors of the Santa Rita Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4785 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the powers and financing of the Brazoria County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 4796 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to a study of the availability and sustainability of groundwater in the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; providing funds for the study. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4804 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the powers and duties of the San Jacinto River Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4808 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Calhoun County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4809 81-0 (2009) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al. Relating to the creation of the North Texas Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4812 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the date of an election to confirm the creation of the Lavaca County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
HB 4819 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the regulation of groundwater by the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4826 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the issuance of permits by the Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District for certain water supply projects. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4832 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara Relating to the board of directors of the Kenedy County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4836 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the creation of a groundwater conservation district in Dallas County. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HR 2934 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2513. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
HR 2967 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 726. Reported enrolled
SB 540 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to notice of an application for a permit to dispose of oil and gas waste in a disposal well. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 663 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to the dissolution of the Tablerock Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 726 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the creation of the Harrison County and Prairielands Groundwater Conservation Districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds and granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 848 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the election, and validation of acts, of members of the board of directors of Anderson County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1190 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of rules by a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1209 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to the Middle Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1386 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to priority groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1544 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to the creation of the Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Recommitted to committee
SB 1637 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the election and terms of office of directors of the Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1714 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to evidence of beneficial use and other matters in connection with the issuance of permits by a groundwater conservation district in accordance with its management plan. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
SB 1736 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the regulation of certain water wells by the Presidio County Underground Water Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1737 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the regulation of certain water wells by the Brewster County Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1756 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. Senate: Administration Ordered not printed
SB 2006 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the matters to be taken into consideration by a groundwater conservation district in determining whether to grant or deny a permit or permit amendment. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2008 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the consideration by a groundwater conservation district of groundwater produced from exempt wells in issuing a permit. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2092 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the Irion County Water Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 2102 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to an exemption from permitting requirements of the Edwards Aquifer Authority for certain wells owned by a charitable organization. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 2119 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to desired future condition requirements for certain groundwater conservation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2120 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to the management, operation, and review of groundwater conservation districts and to the potential impact of districts' rules and plans on the Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
SB 2296 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the submission of groundwater management plans to the executive administrator of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2319 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the creation of a groundwater conservation district in a priority groundwater management area. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2320 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the authority of a groundwater conservation district to assess production fees. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 2321 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the management of groundwater resources in the state. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2456 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Rios Ybarra, Tara
Relating to the creation of the Brush Country Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 2459 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the study and assessment of the transport of groundwater in the area regulated by the Edwards Aquifer Authority. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2471 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to certain exemptions from ad valorem taxes imposed by the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 2474 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Bolton, Valinda
Relating to changes in the territory, board of directors, and water use fees of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2495 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Relating to eligibility requirements to serve as a member of the board of directors of the Bee Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 2497 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the creation of the North Texas Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 2513 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim
Relating to the name and confirmation of, and to certain fees imposed by, the McLennan County Groundwater Conservation District and to the authority to create certain adjacent groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 2520 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Heflin, Joe
Relating to election and qualifications of members of the board of directors of the Santa Rita Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 2529 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the creation of the Red River Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2530 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to a study of the availability and sustainability of groundwater in the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; providing funds for the study. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 2543 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the enforcement of rules by the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District and the Fort Bend Subsidence District; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2570 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Rios Ybarra, Tara
Relating to the board of directors of the Kenedy County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
SB 2572 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the issuance of permits by the Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District for certain water supply projects. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SCR 81 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 726. Signed by the Governor
SR 1076 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2513. Reported enrolled
SR 1097 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 726. Reported enrolled
SB 12 81-1 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the creation of the Calhoun County Groundwater Conservation District. Filed
HB 519 70-0 (1987) Author: Whaley, Foster
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to the validation of the confirmation and directors' election of the Collingsworth County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 773 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the creation, administration, powers, taxing authority, duties, operation, and financing of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Spkr.
HB 792 70-0 (1987) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, fiscal procedures, and annexation authority of the Hill Country Underground Water Conservation District; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1447 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the designation of critical areas and the creation of underground water conservation districts in critical areas. House: Natural Resources 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1451 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to minimum standards for underground water regulation by and the creation, operation, and financing of underground water districts. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1942 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the powers, duties, and compensation of the directors of the Edwards Underground Water District and to the authority of the district to exclude counties from the district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2229 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the creation and powers of and imposition of fees by underground water conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Pending in subcommittee
HB 2287 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to minimum standards for underground water regulation. House: Natural Resources Pending in committee
HB 2544 70-0 (1987) Author: Cooper, Anne
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Authorizing and requiring the relocation of the northern boundary of the Edwards Underground Water District and authorizing an interlocal agreement to avoid double taxation and to require payment of the district's indebtedness. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2587 70-0 (1987) Author: Burnett, Dick
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, eminent domain powers, duties, operations, fiscal procedures, and taxing authority of the Sterling County Underground Water Conservation District and authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2619 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Cliff Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, fiscal procedures, and annexation authority of the Anderson County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 139 70-0 (1987) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, fiscal procedures, eminent domain authority, bond, note, and tax authority, and annexation authority of the Gillespie County Underground Water Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 675 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to jurisdiction over underground water in critical areas and addition of territory to and adoption and collection of fees by underground water conservation districts. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 761 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to the designation of critical areas and the creation of underground water conservation districts in critical areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 967 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to minimum standards for underground water management by and the creation, operation, and financing of underground water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Record vote
SB 988 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Validating creation of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District and amending the powers and duties of that district; providing the authority to impose penalties and water use fees; and reducing the authorized level of taxation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1046 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the powers, duties, and compensation of the directors of the Edwards Underground Water District. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1472 70-0 (1987) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to creation, administration, powers, eminent domain powers, duties, operations, fiscal procedures, and taxing authority of the Sterling County Underground Water Conservation District and authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1518 70-0 (1987) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Johnson, Cliff
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, fiscal procedures, and annexation authority of the Anderson County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 332 69-0 (1985) Author: Whaley, Foster
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to the terms of office and compensation of directors of the High Plains Underground Water Conservation District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1148 69-0 (1985) Author: Whaley, Foster
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Collingsworth County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1161 69-0 (1985) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Sutton County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2382 69-0 (1985) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Martin County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2418 69-0 (1985) Author: Burnett, Dick
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Coke County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 157 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the terms of office and compensation of directors of the High Plains Underground Water Conservation District No. 1. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 560 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the date for election of directors of the North Plains Ground Water Conservation District No. Two and validation of certain elections, actions, procedures, and expenditures of the district. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 678 69-0 (1985) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Sutton County Underground Water Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1248 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Cooper, Anne
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, functions, and financing of the Hays-Travis Groundwater District for the Edwards Aquifer under Article XVI, Sec. 59, of the Texas Constitution; providing enforcement procedures, fees, and civil penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1253 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Edge, Eldon
Relating to the boundaries, the composition, election, qualifications, and term of office of the board of directors and the limitation on the amount of property taxes of the Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1339 69-0 (1985) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Coke County Underground Water Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested cal.
HB 399 68-0 (1983) Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to the boundaries, name, and terms of office for directors of the Ground Water Conservation District No. Two, North of the Canadian River. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2161 68-0 (1983) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the regulation of the transportation of water from the Edwards Underground Water District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2292 68-0 (1983) Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to the terms of office of directors of the Panhandle Ground Water Conservation District Number Three, South of the Canadian River, in Texas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 590 68-0 (1983) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, directors, and financing of the Sterling County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee laid on table subject to call
SB 855 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Geistweidt, Gerald
Relating to the requirements for permits and to permits for the transportation of water from the Edwards Underground Water District and to fees, notice of hearings, and hearings related to such. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on daily Major State Calendar
SB 1378 68-0 (1983) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Whaley, Foster
Relating to the terms of office, election, and compensation of directors of the High Plains Underground Water Conservation District Number One. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on daily Major State Calendar
HB 94 68-2 (1984) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, functions, and financing of the Hays-Travis Management District for the Edwards Aquifer under Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 2381 67-0 (1981) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Glasscock County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 258 66-0 (1979) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to compensation of the directors of the Edwards Underground Water District. House: Natural Resources Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1748 65-0 (1977) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to the date of the regular election for electing directors of underground water conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Assigned to Consent Calendar
HB 1993 65-0 (1977) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to the composition of the board of directors of underground water conservation districts and to the election and term of office of the directors. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Ordered not printed after committee report
HB 504 63-0 (1973) Author: Poff, Jr., Bryan
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Relating to changing the name of the Ground Water Conservation District Number Three, South of the Canadian River. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 935 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to creation, powers, and duties of underground water conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 643 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to creation, powers, and duties of underground water conservation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Sent to subcommittee
SB 924 62-0 (1971) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Doran, Jr., Hilary B.
Relating to the election of board members of the Plateau Underground Water Conservation and Supply District.
HB 39 61-0 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of High Plains Underground Water Conservation District No. 1 to adopt resolutions providing compensation to be paid tax assessors and collectors for assessing and collecting taxes.
HB 128 61-0 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to authorizing the "Panhandle Ground Water Conservation District No. 3 South of the Canadian River in Texas" on approval of the qualified electors in the district to make rules and regulations requiring the spacing of irrigation wells reasonable distances from property lines.
SB 533 61-0 (1969) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to providing for the annexation of a county to or exclusion of a county from the Edwards Underground Water District; providing for alteration of Board of Directors of the District in the event of annexation or exclusion.
HB 467 60-0 (1967) Author: Pendleton, Randall George "Randy" Relating to validating the creation of the South Plains Underground Water Conservation District No. 4.
SB 584 60-0 (1967) Author: Connally, Wayne W. Relating to the area of the Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District; employment of an administrator; compensation of directors; assessment and collection of taxes; and exclusion of land from the district.
HB 116 59-0 (1965) Author: Connally, Wayne W. Relating to the creation, organization, powers, and duties of an underground water conservation district located in Atascosa and Wilson counties.
HB 964 59-0 (1965) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to the creation, organization, powers, and duties of an underground water conservation district located in Schleicher County.
HB 692 57-0 (1961) Author: Osborn, Jesse M. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act dealing with Underground Water Conservation Districts to require the closing of capping of an "open or uncovered" well.
SB 274 57-0 (1961) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to Underground Water Conservation Districts; defining an "open or abandoned well"; authorizing the District to require the closing of an open or abandoned well; permitting the District to close the same if the owner and/or operator of the land upon which such open or abandoned well is located refuses to do so; creating a lien on said land for the expenses incurred in closing such open or abandoned well; providing that a refusal to close such a well constitutes a violation of the Penal Code.
HB 7 56-0 (1959) Author: Bartram, Raymond A. | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation District to be known as the "Edwards Underground Water District" for the purpose of conserving and protecting the underground waters and recharging underground formations underlying parts of Bexar, Comal, Hays, Medina and Uvalde Counties.
HB 271 56-0 (1959) Author: Buchanan, J. W. Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the designation of the boundary lines and the designation of the Dallam County Underground Water Conservation District No. 1, North of Canadian River in Texas, dated December 22, 1950, and of the creation and establishment of the Dallam County Underground Water Conservation District No. 1.
SB 138 56-0 (1959) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the designation of the boundary lines and the designation of the Dallam County Underground Water Conservation District No. 1, North of Canadian River in Texas, dated December 22, 1950, and of the creation and establishment of the Dallam County Underground Water Conservation District No. 1.
HB 129 55-0 (1957) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter | et. al. Relating to the creation and designation of Ground Water Conservation District Number Three, South of the Canadian River, and validating the creation and election confirming said District.
SB 79 55-0 (1957) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to the creation and designation of Ground Water Conservation District No. 3, south of the Canadian River, composed of lands and territories situated within a portion of the Texas Counties of Carson and Gray.
SB 336 55-0 (1957) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the designation of the boundary lines and the designation of the Dallam County Underground Water Conservation District No. 1 North of Canadian River in Texas.
HB 404 54-0 (1955) Author: Berry, George S. | et. al. Relating to amending the definition of a "subdivision of an underground water reservoir"; dealing with the exclusion of grazing while water is being produced only for domestic and stock raising purposes; to authorize underground water districts to require permits for the drilling, equipping and/or completion of water wells.
HB 610 54-0 (1955) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy | et. al. Relating to ratifying, confirming, and validating the designation of Subdivision Number Two of the Underground Water Reservoir in the Ogallala formation North of the Canadian River in Texas, dated August 16, 1954, and of the creation and establishment of Ground Water Conservation District Number Two, North of the Canadian River.
SB 397 54-0 (1955) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to amend the definition of a "subdivision of an underground water reservoir; adding an additional definition of waste; dealing with the exclusion of grazing land while water is being produced only for domestic and stock raising purposes; to authorize underground water districts to require permits for the drilling, equipping and /or completion of water wells, as set forth.
HB 56 53-0 (1953) Author: Carr, Waggoner | et. al. Relating to ratifying, confirming, and validating the designation of Subdivision No. One of the Underground Water Reservoir, High Plains Area, Ogallala Formation, South of Canadian River in Texas, dated March 26, 1951, and of the creation and establishment of High Plains Underground Water Conservation District No. 1.
SB 30 53-0 (1953) Author: Corbin, Sr., Kilmer B. | et. al. Relating to ratifying, confirming, and validating the designation of Subdivision No. One of the Underground Water Reservoir, High Plains Area, Ogallala Formation, South of Canadian River in Texas, dated March 26, 1951, and of the creation and establishment of High Plains Underground Water Conservation District No. 1; providing for the conservation, preservation, protection and recharging and the prevention of waste of underground water within said District; prescribing the powers, functions and limitation of such district, including power to levy taxes and issue bonds.
SB 213 53-0 (1953) Author: Corbin, Sr., Kilmer B. Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the designation of Subdivision No. Two of the Underground Water Reservoir in the Ogallala Formation, South of the Canadian River in Texas dated March 20, 1951 and creating the Martin County Underground Water Conservation District No. 1.
HB 162 51-0 (1949) Author: Holt, I. B. Relating to promoting the orderly development, conservation and use of the underground waters of the State; providing a saving clause.
SB 355 39-0 (1925) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin Relating to authorizing water improvement districts or conservation and reclamation districts which are or may be operating under contract with the United States Government or any department thereof. Senate: Mining, Irrigation and Drainage

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