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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
SB 1662 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to limited-purpose annexation under strategic partnership agreements for certain districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 168 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts; providing clarification of existing authority with regard to the imposition or use of certain assessments, fees, or taxes; providing authority to change a fee or repeal a tax. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2153 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the abolition of wind erosion conservation districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2330 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to regulation of traffic in a special district by a commissioners court. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
SB 902 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 1411 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Gooden, Lance
Relating to regulation of traffic in a special district by a commissioners court. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 725 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 1808 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1979 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to strategic partnerships for the continuation of certain water districts annexed by a municipality. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 645 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 1082 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to strategic partnerships for the continuation of certain water districts annexed by a municipality and to certain restrictions on their use. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1257 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the annexation by certain conservation and reclamation districts of noncontiguous land in another county. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Land & Resource Management
SCR 59 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1082. Received from the Senate
HB 42 82-1 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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 1475 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to the election of directors of the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
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 2171 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the abolishment of the Lower Concho River Water and Soil Conservation Authority. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2872 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the establishment by the State Soil and Water Conservation Board of a carbon dioxide sequestration or emissions offset program. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3335 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the creation and powers of certain groundwater and surface water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 4210 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to the election of directors of the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4770 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 83 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit conservation and reclamation districts in Hays and Chambers Counties to issue bonds supported by ad valorem taxes to fund the development and maintenance of parks and recreational facilities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
SB 1238 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to a study regarding the Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1260 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the abolishment of the Lower Concho River Water and Soil Conservation Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1755 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Sheffield, Ralph
Relating to the election of directors of the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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 2509 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 475 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the creation of the Panola County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 496 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to mileage reimbursement for soil and water conservation district directors and delegates. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 545 80-0 (2007) 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 576 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the bid bond form of bid deposit for certain special district construction projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1020 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to the Bee Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1283 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the territory of the Culberson County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1313 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to transmittal to the Texas Water Development Board and a local groundwater conservation district of certain information by a person applying to subdivide a tract of land. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1376 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the name, administration, powers, and duties of the Collingsworth County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1498 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the creation of the Panola County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1591 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the administration, operation, financing, powers, and duties of the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1699 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the power of a groundwater conservation district to regulate the use of groundwater. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2070 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the confirmation election of the Duval County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2072 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the appointment of temporary directors and the confirmation election of the Starr County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2999 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the generation of hydroelectric power by the Sabine River Authority in the Toledo Bend Reservoir. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3166 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3379 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to groundwater conservation districts regulation of groundwater use by political subdivisions. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3398 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the power of the Culberson County Groundwater Conservation District to regulate certain wells and the water produced from those wells. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3508 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the liability and indemnification of directors of soil and water conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3544 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan Relating to the dissolution of the Aransas County Conservation and Reclamation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3572 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the authority of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District to charge certain fees and limit groundwater production during a drought. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3580 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the rights of owners of land located in a groundwater conservation district and their lessees and assigns in groundwater. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3754 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the permitting requirements of groundwater conservation districts, including permits to transfer water outside a district's boundaries. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3835 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to information provided to the Railroad Commission of Texas and certain groundwater conservation districts by applicants for in situ uranium mining permits. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3848 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the management of groundwater in the area regulated by the Edwards Aquifer Authority and to the operations and oversight of the Edwards Aquifer Authority. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3984 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the Double Platinum Ranch Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Grayson County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3985 80-0 (2007) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the name, governing body, and boundaries of the Tri-County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3986 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al. Relating to the creation of the McLennan County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3995 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the name, administration, powers, and duties of the Collingsworth County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 4009 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the name, directors, and elections of the Emerald Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 4028 80-0 (2007) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the creation of the Northern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4029 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Lavaca County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 4049 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the creation of the Parker County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4050 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the creation of the Wise County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4051 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the creation of the Parker-Wise Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4052 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations and financing of the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4064 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the terms of office for directors of the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4086 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the creation of the Heart's Delight Groundwater Conservation District; providing conditional authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4114 80-0 (2007) Author: O'Day, Mike
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 4128 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan Relating to the election of directors of the San Patricio County Groundwater Conservation District and to the validation of certain acts of the district. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4140 80-0 (2007) Author: Macias, Nathan Relating to the authority of the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District to exempt property from ad valorem taxation. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 3 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the development, management, and preservation of the water resources of the state; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 404 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Relating to the Bee Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 661 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the administration, operation, financing, powers, and duties of the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 662 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to transmittal to the Texas Water Development Board and a local groundwater conservation district of certain information by a person applying to subdivide a tract of land. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 714 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to reports regarding certain water wells required by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 747 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Bolton, Valinda
Relating to the authority of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District to charge certain fees and limit groundwater production during a drought. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 748 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Garcia, Juan
Relating to the dissolution of the Aransas County Conservation and Reclamation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1134 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 1338 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the authority of a groundwater conservation district to require reports on annual groundwater withdrawals. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1341 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Puente, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the management of groundwater in the area regulated by the Edwards Aquifer Authority and to the operations and oversight of the Edwards Aquifer Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1613 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the payment of damages awarded against members of local governments, including directors of soil and water conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1691 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to a groundwater conservation district's regulation of groundwater use by any person, including a state agency or political subdivision. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1895 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the regulation of certain water wells by the Brewster County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1950 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the name, governing body, and boundaries of the Tri-County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1968 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the creation of the Lavaca County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1981 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Relating to the terms of office for directors of the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1983 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: King, Phil | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1985 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim
Relating to the creation of the McLennan County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 2007 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation of the Heart's Delight Groundwater Conservation District; providing conditional authority to impose a tax and authority to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2029 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Garcia, Juan
Relating to the election of directors of the San Patricio County Groundwater Conservation District and to the validation of certain acts of the district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 2038 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the creation of the Tablerock Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2052 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the creation of the Northern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2058 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District to exempt property from ad valorem taxation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1241 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the creation of the Houston County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1599 79-0 (2005) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to certain conservation and reclamation districts' use of money received under a contract with a municipality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1670 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the resolution of conflicts between regional water plans and groundwater conservation district management plans. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1763 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the notice, hearing, rulemaking, and permitting procedures for groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2019 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2031 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the regulatory authority of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2084 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the ownership of groundwater and governmental actions affecting the rights of owners of groundwater. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2131 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the demonstration of financial assurance by a local government in relation to the operation of a municipal solid waste landfill facility. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2214 79-0 (2005) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Lower Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2423 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to discrimination by a groundwater conservation district against landowners whose land is enrolled or participating in a federal conservation program. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2424 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the consideration of historic or existing use in the regulation of pumping by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2433 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to granting to the Upton County Water District the powers and duties of a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2494 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the use of certain fees by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2601 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Duval County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2602 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Starr County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2686 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the regulation of certain water wells by the Presidio County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2722 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the procedure for creating certain groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2920 79-0 (2005) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the regulatory authority of groundwater conservation districts, underground water conservation districts, and other districts and authorities authorized to regulate the spacing of water wells, the production from water wells, or both. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2939 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the assumption of road district powers by certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3123 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the applicability of groundwater conservation district rules to the state. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3310 79-0 (2005) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to groundwater planning and data collection. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3423 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation of the Victoria County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; abolishing the Crossroads Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3471 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to restrictions on the leasing of and export of groundwater from public school land; imposing a fee. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3484 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Val Verde County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3495 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the amount of export fees the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District may assess. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3496 79-0 (2005) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to the powers and duties of the Bee Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3509 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the creation of the Kleberg County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds and granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3539 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Saratoga Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3568 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of the San Patricio County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HCR 236 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 1763. Signed by the Governor
SB 3 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the development and management of the water resources of the state, including the creation of a groundwater conservation district; imposing fees and providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 344 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the notice, hearing, rulemaking, and permitting procedures for groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 352 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to the management of state-owned land, including the lease of the right to produce groundwater from certain state-owned land. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Land & Resource Management
SB 748 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the use of funds received by certain special purpose districts under a contract with a municipality. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 880 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to granting to the Upton County Water District the powers and duties of a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 967 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna
Relating to the creation of the Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1017 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the creation of the Lower Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1029 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 1045 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Nixon, Joe
Relating to insurance or other coverage in lieu of a bond requirement for officers, employees, and consultants of certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1065 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the regulation of certain water wells by the Presidio County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1407 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the demonstration of financial assurance by a local government in relation to the operation of a municipal solid waste landfill facility. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1604 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operations of the Neches and Trinity Valleys Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1629 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to goals for and certification of groundwater management plans. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1729 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the creation of the Clay County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1797 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the creation of the Victoria County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; abolishing the Crossroads Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1799 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Relating to the powers and duties of the Bee Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1839 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of the Kleberg County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds and granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1847 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Duval County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1848 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Starr County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1870 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the board of directors of the Permian Basin Underground Water Conservation District; validating certain district actions and proceedings. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1896 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Val Verde County Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1900 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of the San Patricio County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 91 79-1 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the creation of the Kleberg County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds and granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 535 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to a name change for and a change in the terms of the board of directors of the Colorado Valley Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1065 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the eligibility requirements to serve as a director of a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1078 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the election of directors of a soil and water conservation district. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1203 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the use of site-specific information by a groundwater conservation district to develop its management plan. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 1296 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to small business development programs of navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1506 78-0 (2003) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to single-member districts for the board of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1617 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the fees of office for a director of a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1618 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to allowing groundwater conservation districts to limit the export of water. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2300 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the regulation of certain water wells by the Jeff Davis County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2346 78-0 (2003) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to a repeal of exemptions from certain truth-in-taxation provisions for certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 2348 78-0 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the dissolution of the Southeast Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2417 78-0 (2003) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the regulation of the transfer of groundwater out of a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2518 78-0 (2003) Author: Dawson, Glenda
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the kinds of contracts of the Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District Number Three that are subject to competitive bidding. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2634 78-0 (2003) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to interest-free loans from the Texas Water Development Board for water districts in economically distressed areas. House: Border and International Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2978 78-0 (2003) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to strategic partnership agreements between municipalities and certain special districts. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3035 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the power of groundwater conservation districts to regulate the spacing of water wells and the production of groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Recommitted to committee
HB 3229 78-0 (2003) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to electing directors of the Blanco-Pedernales Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3338 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the performance of a water audit by a retail public utility providing potable water. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3339 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to powers and duties of the Edwards Aquifer Authority to manage the Edwards Aquifer including groundwater withdrawals, permitting, demand management and transfers. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3374 78-0 (2003) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Kenedy County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3508 78-0 (2003) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3556 78-0 (2003) Author: Campbell, Scott
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to management of and certain actions and proceedings of the Sterling County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3569 78-0 (2003) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Rusk County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3582 78-0 (2003) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Paseo del Este Municipal Utility Districts No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 and to the authorization of bonds and the imposition of taxes; providing civil penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3593 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to changing the boundaries of Hudspeth County Underground Water Conservation District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3601 78-0 (2003) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Houston County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3602 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Brazoria County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3623 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the powers, financing, and fees of office for the Rolling Plains Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HJR 30 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the creation of conservation and reclamation districts to promote, encourage, and maintain employment, commerce, economic development, and the public welfare in certain commercial areas and authorizing the legislature to exempt residential property from ad valorem taxation by those districts. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 25 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Escobar, Juan
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Kenedy County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 347 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to single-member districts for the board of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 414 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to certain procedures for consideration of a petition for the creation of a fresh water supply district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 460 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to a name change for and a change in the terms of the board of directors of the Colorado Valley Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 643 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Casteel, Carter
Relating to the dissolution of the Southeast Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 772 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the conversion of certain special districts into water control and improvement districts or fresh water supply districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 776 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the eligibility requirements to serve as a director of a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 899 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Relating to the fees of office and reimbursement of directors of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1084 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Quintanilla, Chente
Relating to interest-free loans from the Texas Water Development Board for water districts in economically distressed areas. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1140 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the election of directors of a soil and water conservation district. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1323 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 1550 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the use of site-specific information by a groundwater conservation district to develop its management plan. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1570 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to certain public water supply wells in the Trinity Glen Rose Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1703 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to powers and duties of the Edwards Aquifer Authority to manage the Edwards Aquifer including groundwater withdrawals, permitting, demand management and transfers. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1886 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the administration, powers, duties, taxing authority, and operation of the Kinney County Groundwater Conservation District and the development and management of groundwater resources in Kinney County. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1899 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Christian, Wayne
Relating to permit requirements for groundwater transfers out of Pineywoods Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1900 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to permit requirements for groundwater transfers out of Neches and Trinity Valleys Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1921 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the abolition of certain water control and improvement districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1925 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the powers, financing, and fees of office for the Rolling Plains Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1946 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Heritage Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1947 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Heritage Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1 78-1 (2003) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Houston County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 48 78-1 (2003) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 15. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 56 78-1 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the establishment of defined existing and historic use periods for certain groundwater conservation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 113 77-0 (2001) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to the election of directors of the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 570 77-0 (2001) Author: Green, Rick Relating to the Edwards Aquifer Authority's fees on water rights holders in the Guadalupe River Basin. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 890 77-0 (2001) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to the election of directors of the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1258 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the ratification of the creation of and to the administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1455 77-0 (2001) Author: Shields, John | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of Cibolo Canyon Conservation and Improvement District No. 1; granting the authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1784 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the ratification, creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of groundwater conservation districts in and coordinated management of groundwater resources for the central Carrizo-Wilcox area. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1844 77-0 (2001) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Bluebonnet Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1909 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the management of and certain actions and proceedings regarding the Lipan-Kickapoo Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2001 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Walker Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2242 77-0 (2001) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to Attorney General providing services to conservation districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2310 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board and to the election of directors of local soil and water conservation districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2362 77-0 (2001) Author: Hope, Ruben | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2529 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the ratification of the creation of and to the administration, powers, duties, operation, taxing authority, and financing of the Lone Wolf Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2572 77-0 (2001) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Pineywoods Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2690 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to enforcement measures available to groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2741 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the platting of certain subdivisions in groundwater management areas. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 2855 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the ratification of the creation of and to the administration, powers, duties, operation, taxing authority, and financing of the Southeast Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2913 77-0 (2001) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the compensation of commissioners and the tax rate of the Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District Number Three. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2959 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the board of supervisors and the powers of the Brookshire-Katy Drainage District; providing a civil penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 3037 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the regulation of spacing and production of wells by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3243 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Kinney County Groundwater Conservation District; granting the power of eminent domain and conditionally granting authority to levy property taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3290 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the development and management of the water resources of the state, including the ratification of the creation of certain groundwater conservation districts; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3474 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the creation of the Galveston Seawall Conservation District; providing the authority to impose taxes and issue bonds. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3475 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the creation of the West Galveston Island Conservation District; providing the authority to impose taxes and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3519 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the notice required before groundwater conservation district employees and agents enter private property. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 3544 77-0 (2001) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the ratification of the creation of and to the administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3587 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the exemption from permitting requirements for certain wells in a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3626 77-0 (2001) Author: Hardcastle, Rick
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the ratification of the creation of and to the administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Tri-County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3635 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Wharton County Drainage District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3640 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Coastal Plains Groundwater Conservation District and the authorization of the district to impose an ad valorem tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3642 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Lower Seymour Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing a tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3651 77-0 (2001) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Goliad County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3652 77-0 (2001) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Lavaca County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3665 77-0 (2001) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Middle Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3674 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Clear Fork Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing a tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3675 77-0 (2001) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Brazoria County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3698 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the powers and authority and the board of directors of the Clear Creek Drainage District of Galveston County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HCR 329 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house of representatives to make corrections in H.B. No. 3037. Signed by the Governor
HCR 334 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house of representatives to make technical corrections in H.B. No. 1784. Signed by the Governor
HCR 335 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make technical corrections to S.B. No. 2. Filed
HR 439 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David Honoring the members of regional water planning groups for their significant efforts. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 1400 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1784. Reported enrolled
SB 2 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the development and management of the water resources of the state, including the ratification of the creation of certain groundwater conservation districts; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 308 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board and to the election of directors of local soil and water conservation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 404 77-0 (2001) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna
Relating to the election of directors of the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 748 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the ratification, creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of groundwater conservation districts in and coordinated management of groundwater resources for the central Carrizo-Wilcox area. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 784 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Bluebonnet Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 785 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Walker Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 979 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Pineywoods Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1157 77-0 (2001) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the ratification of the creation of and to the administration, powers, duties, operation, taxing authority, and financing of the Lone Wolf Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1435 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the board of supervisors and the powers of the Brookshire-Katy Drainage District; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1552 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the powers and duties of groundwater conservation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1565 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the management, conservation, and use of groundwater. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1630 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the ratification of the creation of and to the administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1638 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the creation of the Bolivar Conservation District; providing the authority to impose taxes and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1655 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Middle Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1657 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the authority of the Brazos River Authority to discover, develop, produce, and use groundwater in the Brazos River Basin and environs. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1685 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the creation of the Galveston Seawall Conservation District; providing the authority to impose taxes and issue bonds. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1686 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the creation of the West Galveston Island Conservation District; providing the authority to impose taxes and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1697 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the composition of an advisory committee to the Lower Colorado River Authority's agricultural water conservation fund. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1704 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the ratification of the creation of and to the administration, powers, duties, operation, taxing authority, and financing of the Southeast Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SCR 76 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make technical corrections to S.B. No. 2. Signed by the Governor
SCR 77 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections to S.B. No. 2. Signed by the Governor
HB 340 76-0 (1999) Author: Walker, Gary
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the exemption from permitting requirements for certain wells in a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 576 76-0 (1999) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Trans-Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 847 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Blanco-Pedernales Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1233 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation of the Brewster County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2926 76-0 (1999) Author: Walker, Gary
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to elections to approve consolidation of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2928 76-0 (1999) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the political subdivisions to which the Private Real Property Rights Preservation Act applies. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 3165 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the invalid annexation of a water or sewer district. House: Land & Resource Management Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3383 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the transfer of certain state property to the Upper Guadalupe River Authority. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3401 76-0 (1999) Author: Hardcastle, Rick
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Wilbarger County Stormwater Control District; granting the authority to issue bonds and impose taxes; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3763 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the regulation of certain water wells by the Jeff Davis County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 3764 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the rulemaking power of districts over wells in certain counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3805 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3806 76-0 (1999) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Trans-Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Posting rule suspended
HB 3808 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Bergesland Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3835 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3842 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to the board of supervisors and the powers of the Brookshire-Katy Drainage District; providing a civil penalty. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3844 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Lone Wolf Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3849 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the name and powers of, and the validation of certain acts of, the North Plains Ground Water Conservation District No. Two. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 944 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Bastrop-Lee County Groundwater Conservation District; granting the power of eminent domain. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 1826 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Blanco County Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1829 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of the McMullen County Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing the issuance of bonds, the imposition of taxes, and the use of the power of eminent domain. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1847 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the creation of the Trans-Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1848 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Trans-Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1869 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Lavaca County Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1877 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Williams, Thomas
Relating to the board of supervisors and the powers of the Brookshire-Katy Drainage District; providing a civil penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1911 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Walker, Gary | et. al.
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of certain groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 5 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the development and management of the water resources of the state; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1624 75-0 (1997) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the board of directors of the Sandy Land Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1808 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information obtained by the State Soil and Water Conservation Board or a soil and water conservation district. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2154 75-0 (1997) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide grants of financial assistance from the water loan assistance fund to irrigation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3226 75-0 (1997) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to groundwater production fees charged by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3393 75-0 (1997) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the exclusion of unserved property from certain water conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3521 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3523 75-0 (1997) Author: Rhodes, Alec Relating to the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3548 75-0 (1997) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the board of directors of the Sandy Land Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3567 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the addition of territory to, the board of directors of, and disannexation procedures for the Duval County Conservation and Reclamation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3578 75-0 (1997) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al. Relating to building codes affecting certain coastal counties. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3590 75-0 (1997) Author: Hawley, Judy
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the San Patricio Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 3602 75-0 (1997) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Wintergarden Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3606 75-0 (1997) Author: Glaze, Bob Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Rohr Springs Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3607 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to validating certain acts of the Garza County Underground and Fresh Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HJR 5 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the flow of funds for repayment of Texas agricultural water conservation bonds. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the development and management of the water resources of the state; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 15 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy
Relating to the maximum tax rate that may be levied by the Live Oak Underground Water Conservation District to pay maintenance and operating expenses. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 16 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Bee Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing the issuance of bonds and the imposition of taxes; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 28 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to the powers and duties of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Point of order sustained
SB 1582 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 1718 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the definition of certain conservation and reclamation districts as a water and sewer utility. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1719 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Requiring an election to authorize the levy of an operations and maintenance tax by certain large conservation and reclamation districts and authorizing withdrawal from certain districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1720 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to election precincts and polling places for elections conducted by large conservation and reclamation districts and the terms and election of the directors of such districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1888 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to certain conservation and reclamation districts that are part of more than one municipality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1899 75-0 (1997) Author: Galloway, Michael
Sponsor: Zbranek, Zeb
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Pine Island Bayou Stormwater Control District; granting the authority to issue bonds and impose taxes; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 1942 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Culberson County Groundwater Conservation District; granting the power of eminent domain; authorizing the issuance of bonds and the imposition of taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1947 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Wintergarden Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 16 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the flow of funds for repayment of Texas agricultural water conservation bonds. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 449 74-0 (1995) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Hemphill County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 546 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the exclusion of unserved property from certain water conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 753 74-0 (1995) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the validation of a certain agreement between the Edwards Underground Water District, the Medina County Underground Water Conservation District, and the Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 846 74-0 (1995) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Garza County Underground and Fresh Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 921 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to approval of bonds issued by a conservation and reclamation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1102 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to adding territory to the Duval County Conservation and Reclamation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1480 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Pete
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the contribution of funds to a soil and water conservation district. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1493 74-0 (1995) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Hemphill County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1596 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the election of directors of the Hudspeth County Underground Water Conservation District No. 1. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 2189 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Jack
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the creation, composition, operation, and management of certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate Amendments printed and distributed
HB 2638 74-0 (1995) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Oldham County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2867 74-0 (1995) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the powers, operation, and management of certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3221 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Culberson County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3225 74-0 (1995) Author: Zbranek, Zeb | et. al.
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Pine Island Bayou Stormwater Control District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3234 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the election of directors of the Hudspeth County Underground Water Conservation District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 740 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the operation and management of certain conservation and reclamation districts; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1180 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to conservation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1678 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Pine Island Bayou Stormwater Control District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1693 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Rhodes, Alec
Relating to authorizing the division of the Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District into precincts, authorizing the board to make expenditures, and validating certain actions. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1714 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Oldham County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 207 73-0 (1993) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the appropriation of state water for recharge of certain water-bearing sands and aquifers. House: Natural Resources Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 461 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Blanco County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 1216 73-0 (1993) Author: Nieto, Pedro
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to validation of the creation of the Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District and actions of the district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 1230 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David | et. al. Relating to certain pollution control and to soil and water conservation land improvement measures. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1231 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David | et. al. Relating to certain powers and duties of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1491 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Llano Uplift Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1742 73-0 (1993) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the Fort Bend Subsidence District. House: Natural Resources Considered in Calendars
HB 1853 73-0 (1993) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to fees of office for and reimbursement of expenses of directors of underground water conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1854 73-0 (1993) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to the sworn statement, bond, and oath of a director of an underground water conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2176 73-0 (1993) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the Brush Country Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2492 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to election of directors and validation of acts of the governing board of the Real-Edwards Conservation and Reclamation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2651 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to enforcement of collection of charges by Underground Water Conservation Districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2785 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David Relating to the management of spring flow from the Edwards Aquifer and to the increase of the recharge to and the conservation of the water taken from the Edwards Aquifer located in Kinney, Uvalde, Medina, Bexar, Hays and Comal Counties, Texas. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2801 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the regional management of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2817 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Presidio County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2818 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Pecos County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Postponed in committee
HB 2820 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Rolling Plains Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2838 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to the authority of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District to assess fees, borrow money, and adopt certain rules. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2862 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Haskell/Knox County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2866 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Jeff Davis County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2874 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Simon Villarreal Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate passage as amended reported
SB 502 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to certain powers and duties of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 503 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to certain pollution control and to soil and water conservation land improvement measures. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 649 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Llano Uplift Underground Water Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
SB 1477 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Edwards Aquifer Authority and the management of the Edwards Aquifer; granting the power of eminent domain; authorizing the issuance of bonds; providing civil and administrative penalties; and validating the creation of the Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 281 72-0 (1991) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the South Plains Underground Water Conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 530 72-0 (1991) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Llano Estacado Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 722 72-0 (1991) Author: Patterson, Pete
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the annual meeting of directors of a soil and water conservation district and the authority of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board to accept donations and contributions. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 723 72-0 (1991) Author: Patterson, Pete
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to audits of soil and water conservation districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 724 72-0 (1991) Author: Patterson, Pete
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to a vacancy or removal from office of a director of a soil and water conservation district. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 881 72-0 (1991) Author: Patterson, Pete
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to soil and water conservation land improvement measures. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 1463 72-0 (1991) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Headwaters Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1744 72-0 (1991) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the creation, administration, and operation of underground water conservation districts and the management of critical areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1926 72-0 (1991) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to validation of the creation of the Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District and actions of the district. House: Natural Resources 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2370 72-0 (1991) Author: Cate, Tom Relating to validation of the creation of the Medina County Underground Water Conservation District and actions of the district. House: Natural Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2698 72-0 (1991) Author: Cate, Tom Relating to the creation, dissolution, powers and duties of underground water conservation districts and management and conservation of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 2760 72-0 (1991) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to changing the name of the Martin County Underground Water Conservation District, the method of adding territory to the district, and membership on the district's board of directors. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2780 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to terms and compensation of directors of the Trinity Bay Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to s/c on Water by President
HB 2796 72-0 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to water use fees imposed by the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District and a prohibition on the issuance or sale of bonds by the district. House: Natural Resources Reported favorably with amendment(s)
SB 108 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and funding of the Headwaters Underground Water Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 121 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to retirement programs for employees of High Plains Underground Water Conservation District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 393 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the annual meeting of directors of a soil and water conservation district and the authority of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board to accept donations and contributions. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 394 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to audits of soil and water conservation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 395 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to a vacancy or removal from office of a director of a soil and water conservation district. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 396 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to soil and water conservation land improvement measures. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 437 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the compensation of the commissioners of the Nueces County Drainage and Conservation District Number 2. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 832 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to validation of the creation of the Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District and actions of the district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1058 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Cate, Tom
Relating to validation of the creation of the Medina County Underground Water Conservation District and actions of the district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 1498 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the West Texas Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1516 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the terms of directors of the Sutton County Underground Water Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 136 72-1 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to terms and compensation of directors of the Trinity Bay Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
SB 45 72-1 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to terms and compensation of directors of the Trinity Bay Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 92 72-2 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby Relating to certain taxes levied and fees imposed by the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District and the authority of the district to assess fees to borrow money and to protect the water quality of the aquifer. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 53 72-2 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to terms and compensation of directors of the Trinity Bay Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1 72-4 (1992) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 18 72-4 (1992) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to validation of the creation of the Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District and actions of the district and to powers of the district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 178 71-0 (1989) Author: Harrison, Dudley Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Pecos County Underground Water Conservation District No. 4. House: Natural Resources Pending in subcommittee
HB 1169 71-0 (1989) Author: Waterfield, Richard Relating to fees charged by the Panhandle Ground Water Conservation District Number Three, South of the Canadian River, in Texas. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1761 71-0 (1989) Author: Harrison, Dudley Relating to notes issued by conservation districts for purchase of real property. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1826 71-0 (1989) Author: Harrison, Dudley Relating to notes issued by a conservation district. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1961 71-0 (1989) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the South Ector County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Pending in subcommittee
HB 2296 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the abolition of certain conservation and reclamation districts that become a part of a city. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2301 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the membership of the board of directors and the appraisal review board of an appraisal district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/90
HB 2304 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to ad valorem tax abatement by a conservation and reclamation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 2355 71-0 (1989) Author: Yost, Gerald
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to a director acting as general manager of an underground water conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2477 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the creation, administration, and operation of underground water conservation districts. House: Natural Resources 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2557 71-0 (1989) Author: Warner, Larry Relating to the participation of certain taxing units in the appointment of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3092 71-0 (1989) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the West Edwards Underground Water Conservation District No. 2. House: Natural Resources Pending in committee
HB 3099 71-0 (1989) Author: McCollough, Parker
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Central Texas Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 3100 71-0 (1989) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Salt Fork Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3110 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and dissolution of the Alamo Conservation and Reuse District and the authority of that district and other governmental.... House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu in comm.
HB 3118 71-0 (1989) Author: Edge, Eldon Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Live Oak County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3122 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Saratoga Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3127 71-0 (1989) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the boundaries of the Real-Edwards Conservation and Reclamation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 3131 71-0 (1989) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the West Edwards Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Pending in committee
HB 3132 71-0 (1989) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Dawson County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3139 71-0 (1989) Author: Edge, Eldon Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the West Edwards Underground Water Conservation District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Pending in committee
HB 3152 71-0 (1989) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Crockett County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Pending in committee
HB 3166 71-0 (1989) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Yoakum County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3172 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan | et. al.
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 62 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Pecos County Underground Water Conservation District No. 4. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Pending in committee
SB 1136 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Harrison, Dudley
Relating to notes issued by a conservation district. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1212 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to the creation, administration, and operation of underground water conservation districts and of management and critical areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1369 71-0 (1989) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to ad valorem tax abatement by a conservation and reclamation district. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1371 71-0 (1989) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the appointment of the board of directors of an appraisal district. Senate: Finance Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 1634 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Santa Rita Underground Water Conservation District, including the authority of eminent domain and authority to tax and ..... House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1635 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Emerald Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1645 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Kent County Underground Water Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1656 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the South Ector County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1667 71-0 (1989) Author: Tejeda, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and dissolution of the Alamo Conservation and Reuse District and the authority of that district and other governmental and private.... House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1675 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Edge, Eldon
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Brush Country Underground Water Conservation District, including the authority to levy taxes and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1690 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the boundaries of the Real-Edwards Conservation and Reclamation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1727 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Mesa Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1751 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the West Edwards Underground Water Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1777 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Sandy Land Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1808 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Lampasas County Underground Water Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1809 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Bell County Underground Water Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 39 71-2 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the directors of multicounty underground water conservation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 128 71-4 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the South Plains Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Spkr.
HB 10 71-5 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the South Plains Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 11 71-6 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the South Plains Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 267 70-0 (1987) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to the taxation of sales of certain items used for soil and water conservation purposes. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 1709 70-0 (1987) Author: Riley, Randall
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Williamson County Water, Sewer, Irrigation and Drainage District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1737 70-0 (1987) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the fiscal year and compensation of directors of the Trinity Bay Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1990 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Jack
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the compensation of commissioners of the Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District No. 3. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2516 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the creation and operation of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District; providing civil penalties. House: Natural Resources 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
HB 2557 70-0 (1987) Author: Cooper, Anne
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the annexation of land to the Edwards Underground Water District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Laid on table in committee
HB 2625 70-0 (1987) Author: Burnett, Dick Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, fiscal procedures, annexation authority, bond and taxing authority, and the exercise of eminent domain by the Lipan-Kickapoo Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Spkr.
SB 84 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Validating creation of the Barton Springs - Edwards Aquifer Conservation District, 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. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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 672 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Johnson, Cliff
Relating to the continuing supervision of certain water districts and authorities by the Texas Water Commission and to reports to the governor, lieutenant governor, and speaker of the house. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1026 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the duties and compensation of the board of directors of the Trinity Bay Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1226 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the expansion of the Hudspeth County Underground Water Conservation District No. One. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1291 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the abolition of certain conservation and reclamation districts, including municipal utility districts, that become a part of more than one city. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1525 70-0 (1987) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Burnett, Dick
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, fiscal procedures, annexation authority, bond and taxing authority, and the exercise of eminent domain by the Lipan-Kickapoo Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 75 70-2 (1987) Author: Perez, Nicolas Relating to the municipal annexation of area in certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Urban Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2 69-0 (1985) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the conservation, development, and protection and enhancement of the quality of, and flood and subsidence control for, surface and underground water and bays and estuaries and providing various financing mechanisms to finance conservation, development, and protection and enhancement of the quality of, and flood, subsidence control, recharge, desalinization, and chloride control for, surface and underground water and agricultural soil and water conservation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks
HB 244 69-0 (1985) Author: Whaley, Foster Relating to the compensation for travel paid to directors of and delegates from a state soil and water conservation district. House: Government Organization
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 459 69-0 (1985) Author: Whaley, Foster Relating to soil and water conservation districts and the operation of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board. House: Government Organization Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 545 69-0 (1985) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to soil and water conservation districts and the operation and continuation of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board. House: Government Organization Placed on Consent Calendar
HB 636 69-0 (1985) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, fiscal procedures, and taxing authority of the Irion County Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 652 69-0 (1985) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, fiscal procedures, and taxing authority of the Irion County Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 967 69-0 (1985) Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Sponsor: 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. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1905 69-0 (1985) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the plat approval authority of certain districts with drainage and flood control authority; providing a civil penalty. House: Natural Resources Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 2390 69-0 (1985) Author: Blanton, Bill
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, operations, and financing of and annexation of territory to and exclusion of territory from the Northwest Dallas County Flood Control District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 2433 69-0 (1985) Author: Messer, Bill
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operations of and addition of territory to road utility districts and to conservation and reclamation districts and municipal utility districts operating with road utility district powers; amending Article 6674r-1, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes, and Chapter 54, Water Code. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 2485 69-0 (1985) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to changing the name of the Coastal Industrial Water Authority to the Coastal Water Authority and to the powers and duties of the authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Postponed in committee
SB 8 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the creation, boundaries, administration, powers, duties, operations, functions, and financing of the Brazosport Water Authority and the authority of cities to contract with the authority. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably with substitute
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 206 69-0 (1985) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Geistweidt, Gerald
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, fiscal procedure, and taxing authority of the Irion County Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 271 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John Relating to the compensation for travel paid to directors of and delegates from a state soil and water conservation district. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 272 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John Relating to voters in dissolution of soil and water conservation districts and the operation, powers, and duties of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
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 1083 69-0 (1985) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Harrison, Dudley
Relating to the creation, implementation, administration, operation, and financing of the Texas Brush Control Program under the jurisdiction of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board and to powers and duties of the board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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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 1494 69-0 (1985) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Lower Valley Water Authority and the authority of cities and districts to contract with the authority. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
SB 1497 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Buffalo Springs Lake Municipal Utility District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 999 68-0 (1983) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to the acquisition, administration, and sale of materials and equipment by a soil and water conservation district. House: Agriculture & Livestock See remarks
HB 1485 68-0 (1983) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the authority of a city, town, or village to make an agreement or contract with a conservation and reclamation district for the purchase of hydroelectric power or energy. House: Urban Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1691 68-0 (1983) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to the annual meeting of the directors of soil and water conservation districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken
HB 2015 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to conversion of certain navigation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 2299 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to legislative findings, boundaries, creation, administration, powers, duties, elections, issuance of bonds, levy and collection of taxes and finances for the Dickinson Bayou Watershed Drainage District; providing for the dissolution or realignment of boundaries of existing districts; and containing other provisions relating to the subject. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 2416 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Broussard Sewage District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2417 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Fannett Sewage District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2418 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Hillebrandt Sewage District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2419 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the North Cheek Sewage District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2420 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the South Creek Sewage District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2421 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the North LaBelle Sewage District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2422 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the South LaBelle Sewage District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 558 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Patterson, Pete
Relating to the acquisition, administration, and sale of materials and equipment by a soil and water conservation district and to certain powers and duties of the soil and water conservation districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 800 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the authority of a city, town, or village to make an agreement or contract with a conservation and reclamation district for the purchase of hydroelectric power or energy; providing for validation of certain agreements or contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 873 68-0 (1983) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Patterson, Pete
Relating to the annual meeting of the directors of soil and water conservation districts; authorizing the State Soil and Water Conservation Board to charge and use fees for paying costs of the meeting. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 1075 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Word, C.K. "Chock"
Relating to compensation of directors of the Aquilla-Hackberry Creek Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 1326 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district under Article XVI, Section 59, Constitution of Texas, to be known as "Hille-Brandt Sewage District," located within the West Jefferson County Municipal Water District, Jefferson County, Texas; declaring the district a governmental agency, body corporate and politic; defining the boundaries; finding the field notes and boundaries form a closure, and related matters; finding benefit to all property within the district; conferring on the district the power to issue bonds to finance the construction of sanitary sewer facilities pursuant to Chapter 54, Title 4, Texas Water Code, where not in conflict with this Act; providing for the appointment of directors for the district and their qualifications, and related matters; finding and declaring that the requirements of Article XVI Section 59(d) and Section 59 (e) Constitution of Texas, have been performed and accomplished; enacting other provisions relating to the above mentioned subjects; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 1358 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to the financing of and the creation, governing body, operation, rights, powers, authority, and financing of subdistricts within certain metropolitan water control and improvement districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1381 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the creation, directors, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Broussard Sewage District; requiring a confirmation election and allowing periodic elections; providing for extinguishment of the district unless confirmed within five years. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1382 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the creation, directors, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Fannett Sewage District; requiring a confirmation election and allowing periodic elections; providing for extinguishment of the district unless confirmed within five years. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1383 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the creation, directors, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Hillebrandt Sewage District; requiring a confirmation election and allowing periodic elections; providing for extinguishment of the district unless confirmed within five years.. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1384 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the creation, directors, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the North Cheek Sewage District; requiring a confirmation election and allowing periodic elections; providing for extinguishment of the district unless confirmed within five years.. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1385 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the South Cheek Sewage District; requiring a confirmation election and allowing periodic elections; providing for extinguishment of the district unless confirmed within five years. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1386 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the creation, directors, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the North LaBelle Sewage District; requiring a confirmation election and allowing periodic elections; providing for extinguishment of the district unless confirmed within five years. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1387 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the creation, directors, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the South LaBelle Sewage District; requiring a confirmation election and allowing periodic elections; providing for extinguishment of the district unless confirmed within five years. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 472 67-0 (1981) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to the disannexation and municipal incorporation procedure for resident of certain areas annexed by a home-rule city. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 1311 67-0 (1981) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, functions, and financing of the La Porte Area Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1663 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the boundaries, powers, duties, functions, and financing of Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District Number Three. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2299 67-0 (1981) Author: Bock II, Bennie
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to compensation of the board of directors of the Plum Creek Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2401 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Neal T.
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, operations, and financing of the Mid-Tex Regional Water Supply District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HJR 77 67-0 (1981) Author: Burnett, Dick
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide terms not to exceed four years for members of governing boards of certain water districts and conservation reclamation districts. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 728 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the creation and establishement of a conservation and reclamation district under Article XVI, Section 59, or the Constitution of Texas known as the Haciendas Del Norte Water Improvement District; providing for one confirmation election; declaring the district a governmental agency and a body politic and corporate; finding benefit to all property within the district; defining the boundaries; conferring on the district the rights, powers, privilieges, authority, and functions of the general laws of Texas applicable to municipal utility districts created under Chapter 54, Title 4, Water Code, where not in conflict with this Act and adopting same by reference; naming the first directors of the district; providing for qualifications of directors and the filling of vacancies; providing for terms and elections of diretors and related matters; finding and declaring that the requirements of Article XVI, Sections 59(d) and 59(e), of the Constitution of Texas, have been performed and accomplished enacting other provisions relating to the above mentioned subjects; providing a severability clause. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 860 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the boundaries, powers, duties, functions, proceedings, and financing of the Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District Number Three. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 1231 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob An Act creating a conservation and reclamation district without taxing power (to be known as Graham Water Supply District) over a part of Young County, Texas; providing and limiting the powers of such district; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 257 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob"
Sponsor: Price, Bob
Relating to the investment of funds of soil and water conservation districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 531 66-0 (1979) Author: Laney, James Relating to the per diem and mileage expense of soil and water conservation district supervisors. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2168 66-0 (1979) Author: Benedict, Jerry L.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to compensation of commissioners of the Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District Number 3. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 568 66-0 (1979) Author: Short, E.L.
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to per diem and mileage expenses of soil and water conservation district directors or their alternates. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1160 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Wieting, Leroy J.
Relating to compensation paid to members of the board of directors of the Aransas County Conservation and Reclamation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1920 65-0 (1977) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to validation of certain acts and proceedings of conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 2174 65-0 (1977) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and dissolution of the Uvalde County Surface and Groundwater Conservation and Reclamation District. House: Natural Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2208 65-0 (1977) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to the boundaries of the Real-Edwards Conservation and Reclamation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2244 65-0 (1977) Author: Wieting, Leroy J.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the validation of the election of and governmental acts and proceedings by the directors of certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HJR 42 65-0 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Proposing amendments to the Texas Constitution authorizing certain districts to engage in fire-fighting activities and to issue bonds or other indebtedness or to issue bonds or otherwise lend their credit for fire-fighting purposes. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 946 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Ratifying, confirming, approving and validating the proceedings and actions of conservation and reclamation districts created under the provisions of Article XVI, Section 59 of the Constitution of Texas (including districts created by special legislative act which adopted in part the general laws applicable to such conservation and reclamation districts) relating to adding, annexing, excluding, detaching or deannexing land, property or territory; ratifying, confirming, approving and validating all bonds heretofore voted, authorized, approved, sold or issued by any such district; providing a non-litigating clause; providing a savings clause. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 1249 65-0 (1977) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Creating the Upton County Water District; prescribing other powers and duties of the district; providing a severability clause. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 1336 65-0 (1977) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to the boundaries of the Real-Edwards Conservation and Reclamation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SJR 59 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Proposing amendments to the Texas Constitution authorizing certain districts to engage in fire-fighting activities and to issue bonds or other indebtedness or to issue bonds or otherwise lend their credit for the fire-fighting purposes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably
HB 2023 64-0 (1975) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the authority of the Trinity Bay Conservation District to regulate plumbing, sewers, and other drains within the district and to adopt, publish, amend, repeal, and enforce ordinances, rules, and regulations within the district; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources Reported from committee with substitute
HB 2226 64-0 (1975) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: McKinnon, Mike
Relating to the date for election of commissioners of the Nueces County Drainage and Conservation District No. 2. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 988 64-0 (1975) Author: Harrington, D. Roy
Sponsor: Watson, Ed
Relating to the authority of the Trinity Bay Conservation District to regulate plumbing, sewers, and other drains within the district and to adopt, publish, and enforce rules and regulations within the district; providing for liens for work done or improvements made on certain property by the district under certain circumstances. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1124 64-0 (1975) Author: McKinnon, Mike Relating to the date and procedures for election of commissioners of the Nueces County Drainage and Conservation District No. 2; providing that commissioners be elected at large; making a finding of compliance with requirements of Article XVI, Section 59(d), Texas Constitution. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 94 63-0 (1973) Author: Cole, James D.
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Creating Commerce Water District as a conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by Governor
HB 715 63-0 (1973) Author: Bock II, Bennie
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to the per diem for the board of directors of the Plum Creek Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HB 967 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1057 63-0 (1973) Author: Hendricks, Bob
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Creating Anna-Van Alstyne Water District as a conservation district, comprising the territory contained in the City of Anna, Collin County, Texas, and the City of Van Alstyne, Grayson County, Texas, as the boundaries of said cities existed on the 1st day of January, 1973, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply municipal, domestic, commercial, and industrial use, and diverting, impounding, storing, treating, and transporting the same, and acquiring, constructing, and operating water facilities; providing for a board of directors for the government of said district; providing the means of annexing additional territory to said district; authorizing the district to obtain permits from the Texas Water Rights Commission and from owners of permits; requiring supervision of the Texas Water Rights Commission; authorizing the district to acquire any interest in land for its purposes by condemnation; providing that any construction contract in excess of $5,000 should be made only after publication of notice; providing for election before issuance of bonds or other obligations; authorizing the district to issue bonds and providing for the payment and security thereof; providing that said bonds shall be payable either from ad valorem taxes or revenues, or a combination of ad valorem taxes and revenues; authorizing the issuance of refunding bonds; authorizing the execution of trust indentures or deeds of trust to secure bonds payable from revenues or partly from revenues; providing for elections approving the issuance of bonds payable wholly or partly from ad valorem taxes; authorizing the district to enter into contracts with public agencies, political subdivisions, and others, including specifically the cities of Anna and Van Alstyne for any purpose relating to the district's powers and functions, including supplying water to them, and for operation of the district's water facilities; authorizing all public agencies and political subdivisions, including specifically the cities of Anna and Van Alstyne, to contract with and convey land or any interest therein to the district; providing for the approval of bonds issued by the district by the Attorney General and registration of bonds by the Comptroller of Public Accounts of the State of Texas; prescribing other powers and duties of the district; providing a severability clause. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1582 63-0 (1973) Author: Sullivant, Bill
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Relating to creating Muenster Water District as a conservation district; prescribing other powers and duties of the district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SB 538 63-0 (1973) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Green, Forrest
Creating the Midlothian Water District as a conservation district, comprising the territory contained in the City of Midlothian, Ellis County, Texas, as the boundaries of said city existed on January 1, 1973, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply for municipal, domestic, commercial, and industrial use, and diverting, impounding, storing, treating, and transporting the same, and acquiring, constructing, and operating water facilities...providing a severability clause. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 679 63-0 (1973) Author: McKnight, Peyton Creating Commerce Water District as a conservation district, comprising the territory contained in the city of Commerce, Hunt County, Texas, as the boundaries of said city existed on January 1, 1973, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply for municipal, domestic, commercial, and industrial use, and diverting, impounding, storing, treating, and transporting the same, and acquiring, constructing, and operating water facilities;...prescribing other powers and duties of the district; providing a severability clause. Senate: Natural Resources Sent to subcommittee
HB 458 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Relating to ratifying, confirming, approving and validating the creation and organization of conservation and reclamation districts, including districts created by special legislative act which adopted in part the general laws applicable to such conservation and reclamation districts, all proceedings and actions taken by the board of directors or governing bodies of such districts in organizing, selecting officers, adding or annexing land or excluding land, authorizing, selling or issuing bonds of such districts.
HB 1229 62-0 (1971) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Relating to the term of office of commissioners of the Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District No. 3.
HB 1350 62-0 (1971) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to the creation and establishment of the Aransas County Conservation and Reclamation District, so as to provide such district shall be empowered to purchase, acquire, construct, operate, maintain, improve, and extend a sanitary sewer system in and for the area of the said district.
HB 1415 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to the creation of fresh water supply districts.
HB 1721 62-0 (1971) Author: Wieting, Leroy J.
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to providing for the creation and establishment of the Aransas County Conservation and Reclamation District, so as to provide such district shall be empowered to purchase, acquire, construct, operate, maintain, improve, and extend a sanitary sewer system in and for the area of the said district.
HJR 29 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill Proposing an amendment to exempt directors of soil and conservation districts from prohibitions against dual office-holding and dual compensation.
SJR 20 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray
Sponsor: Clayton, Bill
Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Texas, to exempt directors of soil and water conservation districts from prohibitions against dual office-holding and dual compensation.
HB 18 61-0 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to changing the name of soil and water conservation district supervisors.
HB 1260 61-0 (1969) Author: Caldwell, Neil | et. al. Relating to reestablishing and recreating Brazoria County Drainage District Number Three, of Brazoria County, Texas, as "Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District Number Three," subject to the provisions of this Act.
HB 1325 61-0 (1969) Author: Howard, David Currie "Dave" Relating to the power of eminent domain and condemnation power of the Dalby Springs Conservation District.
HB 1380 61-0 (1969) Author: Daniel, Jr., Price Relating to per diem and reimbursement of directors of the Trinity Bay Conservation District.
HB 1384 61-0 (1969) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to the territory encompassed by the Real-Edwards Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 1417 61-0 (1969) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to the territory encompassed by the Real-Edwards Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 1460 61-0 (1969) Author: Newman, Joseph Terry Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as the Dewitt County Countywide Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 1461 61-0 (1969) Author: Newman, Joseph Terry Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as the Lavaca County Countywide Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 1483 61-0 (1969) Author: Newman, Joseph Terry Relating to the contribution of county funds to a soil conservation district for use in soil conservation and flood control.
SB 14 61-0 (1969) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to changing the name of soil and water conservation district supervisors.
SB 225 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to creating the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority, for the purpose of preventing water pollution in Chambers, Galveston and Harris Counties, by providing on a regional basis means for disposal of wastes and for the regulation of waste disposal; prescribing penalties.
SB 692 61-0 (1969) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to re-establishing and re-creating Brazoria County Drainage District Number Three, of Brazoria County, Texas, as Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District Number Three.
HB 104 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to conferring the power of eminent domain upon the governing bodies of state soil and water conservation districts.
HB 334 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to the filling of vacancies in the office of supervisor of Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the manner of changing the boundaries of such districts.
HB 335 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to amending certain statutes relating to bonds, accounts, and record-keeping of Soil and Water Conservation Districts.
SB 66 60-0 (1967) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to conferring the power of eminent domain upon the governing bodies of State Soil and Water Conservation Districts.
SB 152 60-0 (1967) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to the filling of vacancies in the office of supervisor of Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the manner of changing the boundaries of such Districts.
SB 153 60-0 (1967) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to amending certain articles relating to bonds, accounts, and record-keeping of Soil and Water Conservation Districts.
SB 554 60-0 (1967) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending certain statutes so as to more fully define and expand the powers of Elm Creek Watershed Authority.
HB 112 59-0 (1965) Author: Markgraf, Jim | et. al. Relating to taxing certain property owned by conservation and reclamation districts and authorities.
HB 232 59-0 (1965) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to changing the name of soil conservation districts and of the State Soil Conservation Board.
HB 1059 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.
HJR 21 59-0 (1965) Author: Clayton, Bill Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to the terms of office of directors of conservation and reclamation districts.
SB 24 59-0 (1965) Author: Richter, Walter Hoppe Relating to changing the name of soil conservation districts and of the State Soil Conservation Board.
SB 33 59-0 (1965) Author: Richter, Walter Hoppe Relating to travel and per diem allowances for members of the State Soil Conservation Board, district supervisors, and delegates and alternates to the State District Conservation Conventions; changing the time supervisors are elected; deleting obsolete provisions relating to delegates to the State District Conservation Conventions.
HB 953 58-0 (1963) Author: Bass, Robert Wilton "Bob" Relating to creating "Dalby Springs Conservation District", comprising certain territory lying wholly in Bowie County, Texas, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply and the distribution thereof for municipal, domestic and industrial use.
HB 371 57-0 (1961) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter | et. al. Relating to providing for the appropriation of funds for soil conservation districts, regulating management and the expenditure thereof.
HB 704 56-0 (1959) Author: Townsend, James Terrell "Terry" Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize the supervisors of Soil Conservation Districts to execute notes on the faith and credit of the District payable from certain funds of the District and to secure said notes by a lien on certain properties of the District.
HB 766 56-0 (1959) Author: Pearcy, Jr., Cecil Wilton Relating to authorizing counties, cities, water control and improvement districts, drainage districts and other political subdivisions to enter into contracts with soil conservation districts for the joint acquisition of right-of-ways or joint construction, or maintenance of dams, flood detention structures, canals, drains, levees and other improvements for flood control and drainage as related to flood control, and for making necessary outlets, and maintaining them.
HB 958 56-0 (1959) Author: Townsend, James Terrell "Terry" Relating to permitting withdrawal of territory from one Soil Conservation District and the annexing of such territory so withdrawn to adjoining Soil Conservation District.
HB 959 56-0 (1959) Author: Brashear, R. Paul | et. al. Relating to creating "Turkey Creek Conservation District."
SB 316 56-0 (1959) Author: Secrest, Jarrard | et. al. Relating to authorizing counties, cities, water control and improvement districts, drainage districts and other political subdivisions to enter into contracts with soil conservation districts for the joint acquisition of right-of-ways or joint construction, or maintenance of dams, flood detention structures, canals, drains, levees and other improvements for flood control and drainage as related to flood control, and for making necessary outlets, and maintaining them.
SB 441 56-0 (1959) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to amending certain acts so as to permit withdrawal of territory from one Soil Conservation District and the inclusion of such territory within an adjoining Soil Conservation District.
SB 10 55-1 (1957) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to authorizing the execution of easements on state lands by the Commissioner of the General Land Office in connection with soil conservation and flood prevention projects.
HB 230 54-0 (1955) Author: Burkett, Jr., Joseph W. "Joe" | et. al. Relating to creating the elective Texas Water Commission, abolishing the Board of Water Engineers of Texas, transferring its present authority, powers and duties to said commission; and providing additional duties, powers and authority to be performed by the Commission in the conservation and distribution of the water resources of this State; and making legislative determinations and declarations of policies.
HB 301 54-0 (1955) Author: Reeves, Elbert | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by appropriating all unexpended balances of funds and properties heretofore appropriated or granted thereby to Soil Conservation Districts.
HB 675 54-0 (1955) Author: McNeil, William T. Relating to changing and decreasing the territory within, and boundaries of, Matagorda County Conservation and Reclamation District No. 1.
HB 946 54-0 (1955) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to creating the Two Mile Creek Conservation and Reclamation District of Calhoun County; prescribing the boundaries and finding a benefit to such territory, providing for the issuance of bonds by such district under certain circumstances; providing that the general laws shall be applicable to such district; enacting other provisions relating to the subject district to enable the district to function properly.
SB 76 54-0 (1955) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to creating the elective Texas Water Commission, abolishing the Board of Water Engineers of Texas, transferring its present authority, powers and duties to said Commission; and providing additional duties, powers and authority to be performed by the Commission in the conservation and distribution of the water resources of this State; and making legislative determinations and declarations of policies.
SB 133 54-0 (1955) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to amending certain Acts appropriating all unexpended balances of funds and aid heretofore appropriated or granted thereby to Soil Conservation Districts; recognizing and declaring the existence of a public calamity from drought, wind and water erosion of soil.
SB 364 54-0 (1955) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to requiring the preparation and publication of an annual financial statement for each junior college district, soil conservation district, road district, or any other district organized under the Constitution of Texas; filing of audit; providing for a penalty for failure to comply; repealing conflicting laws; providing a severability clause.
SB 411 54-0 (1955) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide that any county may enter into long term contracts with any agency, district or municipal corporation of the State where revenues derived from such contract by any such agency, district or municipal corporation may be pledged to the payment of revenue bonds issued by any such agency, district or municipal corporation; providing that provisions of this Act shall control when in conflict with other laws.
HB 163 53-0 (1953) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. Relating to repealing certain Acts; appropriating all unexpended balances of funds and aid heretofore appropriated or granted to Soil Conservation Districts; providing methods for creation, dissolution and operation of such Districts and the election of delegates to District and State Conventions; recognizing and declaring the existence of a public calamity from drought, wind and water erosion of soil.
HB 842 53-0 (1953) Author: Baker, Robert W. | et. al. Relating to creating a Conservation District comprising certain territory within Harris County, Texas, for the purpose of conserving the natural resources located within and without the confines of said District.
HB 872 53-0 (1953) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison Relating to providing a method of excluding from conservation districts, lands therein, which are a part of any incorporated city of not less than twenty thousand (20,000) inhabitants according to the last available Federal Census and which city has lands of at least three (3) such conservation districts within its boundaries.
SB 79 53-0 (1953) Author: Wagonseller, Wayne Warren Relating to amending statutes relating to the Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation District.
SB 206 53-0 (1953) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to repealing certain Acts; amending Statutes by donating and granting all unexpended balances of funds and aid heretofore appropriated or granted thereby to soil conservation districts; providing methods for creation, dissolution and operation of such districts and the election of delegates to district and state conventions; recognized and declaring the existence of a public calamity from drought, wind and water erosion of soil.
HB 190 52-0 (1951) Author: Norton, Jr., James L. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts providing grants to soil conservation districts.
HB 233 52-0 (1951) Author: Norton, Jr., James L. Relating to making an appropriation for the use of the Neches Conservation District; providing that the appropriation shall be repaid to the State of Texas.
HB 621 52-0 (1951) Author: Peterson, Dudley W. Relating to requiring Conservation and Reclamation Districts and other public districts and bodies politic, created for the purpose of conservation and development of the natural resources of this State, including the controlling, storing, preservation and distribution of its storm and flood waters, the waters of its rivers and streams for irrigation, power and all other useful purposes, before the commencement of construction of any works, to secure the written approval of their plans by the State Highway Engineer under certain conditions.
SB 117 52-0 (1951) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to amending certain acts by providing grants to soil conservation districts; re-appropriating the unexpended balances of all money appropriated to soil conservation districts out of the general fund of the State Treasury.
SB 243 52-0 (1951) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation district, so as to provide for the designation of persons to serve on the Board of Directors of the Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation District by the State Board of Water Engineers, subject to the approval of the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate of Texas.
HB 97 51-0 (1949) Author: Luedemann, J. Albert | et. al. Relating to providing grants to soil conservation districts.
HB 333 51-0 (1949) Author: Oltorf, Frank Calvert "Posh" | et. al. Relating to prevent default by the State Agency, Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation District, occasioned by absence of State Tax levies for General Revenue purposes, the proceeds of such omitted tax levies having been previously granted to such District by irreplaceable legislative act, by making an appropriation for the benefit of the District; enacting other provisions related to the subject.
HB 660 51-0 (1949) Author: Perry, J. Franklin Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the Matagorda County Conservation and Reclamation District No. 1, to which State general fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 914 51-0 (1949) Author: Cannon, Oscar E. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Jim Wells-Duval Counties Conservation And Reclamation District"; providing that if any provision of this Act shall be held to be unconstitutional, the validity of any other provision thereof shall not be affected.
SB 16 51-0 (1949) Author: Shofner, William Algee "Son" Relating to making appropriations to pay deficiency appropriations granted to the State Soil Conservation Board, to pay the supervisors of soil conservation districts in Texas.
SB 18 51-0 (1949) Author: Shofner, William Algee "Son" | et. al. Relating to providing grants to soil conservation districts; providing for money to be appropriated out of any monies in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated.
HB 455 50-0 (1947) Author: Luedemann, J. Albert | et. al. Relating to providing funds to soil conservation districts, the manner of expenditure and of limiting such grants.
HB 550 50-0 (1947) Author: Crawford, Carlton Relating to amending a certain Act relative to remission of ad valorem taxes levied and collected for general State purposes, in Wharton County and Matagorda County.
SB 279 50-0 (1947) Author: Brown, Buster | et. al. Relating to providing funds to soil conservation districts.
HB 609 48-0 (1943) Author: Bell, Marshall O. Relating to providing that every agency of this State heretofore or hereafter created by the Legislature to carry out the purposes of the conservation amendment to the Constitution of Texas shall pay to the General Fund of the State of Texas one-half of the net profits of such agencies each year not later than Sept. 1st.
HB 729 48-0 (1943) Author: Brown, Jr., Sherwood | et. al. Relating to creating the Galveston County Conservation and Reclamation District; prescribing the powers, duties and functions thereof; providing a saving clause.
SB 359 48-0 (1943) Author: Stone, William E. Relating to creating the Galveston County Conservation and Reclamation District; prescribing the powers, duties and functions thereof; providing for the management and operation of said District, the method of financing the construction of works, facilities and improvements; prescribing certain exceptions and limitation.
HB 681 47-0 (1941) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to conferring upon any conservation district created by or under the authority of the laws of this State the power and authority to contract with the Texas State Parks Board, and vice versa, for the establishment of a public park within the confines of said conservation district.
HB 885 47-0 (1941) Author: Clark, Lester | et. al. Relating to the acquisition of real and personal property by Conservation and Reclamation District and authorities established under Article 16 of the Constitution to which State Ad Valorem taxes have been granted for a period of years.
SB 174 47-0 (1941) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Act describing the consequences of soil erosion and the depletion of the fertility of soil; reciting appropriate corrective methods; providing for the creation of the 'State Soil Conservation Fund."
SB 425 47-0 (1941) Author: Smith, John Lee Relating to the acquisition of real and personal property by Conservation and Reclamation District and authorities established to which State ad valorem taxes have been granted for a period of years.
HB 20 46-0 (1939) Author: Ragsdale, Bailey B. | et. al. Relating to the "State Soil Conservation Act," reciting the legislative determination and declaration of policy; describing the consequence of soil erosion and the depletion of the fertility of the soil.
HB 383 46-0 (1939) Author: Loggins, Edgar Relating to aiding Conservation Districts, Navigation Districts, Conservation and Reclamation Districts, Flood Control Districts, and River Authorities in carrying out the powers and functions conferred upon them; granting and donating to such Districts and River Authorities for a period of Twenty years, (50%) per cent of all the State ad valorem taxes for general revenue purposes upon the property and from persons in counties comprising such districts or River Authorities.
SB 176 46-0 (1939) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to aiding the Conservation Districts, Navigation Districts, Conservation and Reclamation Districts, Flood Control Districts, and River Authorities; granting and donating to such Districts and River Authorities for a period of ten (10) years, fifty (50%) per cent of all the State ad valorem taxes for general revenue purposes.
SB 212 46-0 (1939) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to creating the Lower Concho River Water and Soil Conservation Authority as a body politic and corporate, defining its boundaries.
HB 130 45-0 (1937) Relating to declaring the use of lands for the creation of lakes and reservoirs to be superior to other purposes.
SB 386 45-0 (1937) Relating to creating the Panhandle Water Conservation Authority as a body politic and corporate, defining its boundaries, specifying its powers and duties, providing for its officers and the amount and manner of compensating same and their duties and powers.
HB 978 44-0 (1935) Relating to authorizing the creation and incorporation of Wind Erosion Conservation Districts coextensive with the area of any county in this State.
HB 69 44-2 (1935) Relating to validating and approving all acts and proceedings of County Commissioners Courts and the County Judge in the matter of the creation and incorporation of Wind Erosion Conservation Districts in their said counties, and validating and approving all elections held under the provisions of said law where the returns of said elections show that a majority of the legally qualified property taxpaying voters of said counties voting at said elections favored the creation of such districts.
SB 69 43-1 (1933) Relating to creating Valley Conservation and Reclamation District embracing the Counties of Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy
SB 159 39-0 (1925) Author: Hardin, J. Roy Relating to the creation of levee improvement districts; granting them the power of eminent domain; fixing penalties and punishments to be imposed on persons injuring works or improvements of said districts. Senate: Mining, Irrigation and Drainage
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
HB 444 36-0 (1919) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. | et. al. Relating to effectuating certain purposes of Section 59 of Article 16 of the Constitution; authorizing a state policy of conservation of natural resources; providing for the creation of a conservation commission, merging the State Board of Water Engineers in such commission, and making all laws now administered and making all laws now being administered by the Department of the Board of Water Engineers cumulative of this act, and to be administered by the conservation commission.
HB 533 36-0 (1919) Author: Laney, Charles O. Relating to amending a section of certain Act providing for the creation of conservation and reclamation districts so as to make certain that the reassessment of benefits permitted by said section shall not render insecure any indebtedness of any district availing itself of the benefits of such section.
HJR 23 35-0 (1917) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. | et. al. Proposing an amendment providing for the creation of conservation districts.
SJR 12 35-0 (1917) Author: McCollum, Augustus Rounsaville | et. al. Proposing an amendment declaring the conservation and preservation of all the natural resources of the State to be public rights and duties and making an appropriation.
HB 28 35-4 (1918) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. | et. al. Relating to providing for the creation of Conservation and Reclamation Districts, and providing that any such district may incur indebtedness and levy taxes necessary to carry out the purpose of its organization removing retractions and limitations of indebtedness to be incurred by any such district; providing for the management and control of such district.
HB 139 35-4 (1918) Author: Canales, Jose Tomas | et. al. Relating to providing for the creation of Conservation and Reclamation Districts and providing that any Water Improvement District, Drainage District or Levee Improvement District may incur indebtedness and levy taxes necessary to carry out the purpose of its organization.

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