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HB 1537 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the terms and election of the members of the board of directors of the Elm Creek Watershed Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2105 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the territory and board of directors of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2660 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Richfield Ranch Water Control and Improvement District of Harris County, Texas; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2914 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the necessity of hearings regarding the dissolution or conversion of certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3214 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4172 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
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HB 4642 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the powers and duties of the Rolling V Ranch Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Wise County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4643 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Wood Trace Water Control and Improvement District of Montgomery County, Texas; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4726 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the creation of the Cameron County Flood Control District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes and to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1108 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the dissolution of certain general law districts. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 2041 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the terms and election of the members of the board of directors of the Elm Creek Watershed Authority. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2455 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the territory and board of directors of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2460 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Wood Trace Water Control and Improvement District of Montgomery County, Texas; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2472 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Richfield Ranch Water Control and Improvement District of Harris County, Texas; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2476 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Waller County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Transmitted to the Governor
SB 2541 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the powers and duties of the Rolling V Ranch Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Wise County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
HB 2213 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the dissolution of the Falls County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2540 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the conversion of the Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency to the Alliance Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose fees. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 2803 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 4287 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the powers and duties of the Smiley Road Water Control and Improvement District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4316 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to the creation of the Kendall County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 4323 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to the creation of the Kendall County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4332 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the dissolution of the Angelina County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3 and the territory of the Angelina County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
SB 749 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Cyrier, John
Relating to certain charges by the Bastrop County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2; authorizing an increase in a fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 914 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the creation of the Kendall County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 976 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Kacal, Kyle
Relating to the dissolution of the Falls County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1198 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the conversion of the Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency to the Alliance Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose fees. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1988 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2273 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the creation of the Kendall County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2282 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Ashby, Trent
Relating to the dissolution of the Angelina County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3 and the territory of the Angelina County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1235 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the annexation of certain territory by the Wise County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1459 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the powers and duties of the West Harris County Regional Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 1471 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the territory and board of the Canyon Regional Water Authority. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 2501 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the powers and duties of the Shale Creek Water Control and Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds, impose a tax, and levy assessments for roadway purposes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2508 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the powers and duties of the Alpha Ranch Water Control and Improvement District of Denton and Wise Counties; providing authority to issue bonds, impose a tax, and levy assessments for roadway purposes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2509 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the powers and duties of the Brookfield Water Control and Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds, impose a tax, and levy assessments for roadway purposes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3220 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 18; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3545 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the establishment of an infrastructure improvement council by the Rio Grande Regional Water Authority; providing authority to impose a voluntary assessment. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4174 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of a defined area in the Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4175 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to eminent domain powers of certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4184 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the Hays County Development District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4202 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the substitution of land within the boundaries of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 157 after the approval or issuance of district bonds payable wholly or partly from taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4203 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the substitution of land within the boundaries of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 159 after the approval or issuance of district bonds payable wholly or partly from taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 855 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the territory and board of the Canyon Regional Water Authority. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1162 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1422 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an infrastructure improvement council by the Rio Grande Regional Water Authority; providing authority to impose a voluntary assessment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 1459 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the powers and duties of the West Harris County Regional Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 2069 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the powers and duties of the Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 18; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2073 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the Hays County Development District No. 1. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
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 995 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 19; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1214 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the irrigation powers and functions of certain water districts; providing authority for a district by rule to change fees; clarifying a district's authority to impose certain assessments. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1324 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to exclusion of land from certain water districts that fail to provide service to the land; clarifying and limiting the authority of those districts with outstanding bonds payable from ad valorem taxes to impose taxes on excluded land; providing for a financial review. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1339 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the authority of certain water districts to hold meetings by teleconference or videoconference. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1619 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the powers and duties of the Collin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 2592 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the liability of certain special-purpose districts or authorities providing water to a purchaser for the generation of electricity. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2833 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1F. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2834 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1G. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2987 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to certain water districts that do not provide water and sanitary sewer service to certain users in the districts' territory. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 3813 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to municipal fire suppression standards in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3886 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the creation of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 161; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3890 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3891 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3. House: Natural Resources Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3900 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the board of directors of the Tarrant Regional Water District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3913 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the powers and duties of the Canyon Falls Water Control and Improvement District No. 2 of Denton County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3941 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3945 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the annexation of certain territory by the Wise County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3948 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3949 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1G. House: County Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3950 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1F. House: County Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
SB 293 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the authority of certain water districts to hold meetings by teleconference or videoconference. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
SB 320 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Toth, Steve
Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 321 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Toth, Steve
Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 587 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the powers and duties of the Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 19; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Special Purpose Districts
SB 605 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Improvement District No. 24; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 611 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the irrigation powers and functions of certain water districts; providing authority for a district by rule to change fees; clarifying a district's authority to impose certain assessments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 619 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to exclusion of land from certain water districts that fail to provide service to the land; clarifying and limiting the authority of those districts with outstanding bonds payable from ad valorem taxes to impose taxes on excluded land; providing for a financial review. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
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 958 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the liability of certain special-purpose districts or authorities providing water to a purchaser for the generation of electricity. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1479 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Dale, Tony
Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1F. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1480 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Dale, Tony
Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1G. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1635 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of the assets of and the dissolution of the Dallas County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1663 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to certain water districts that do not provide water and sanitary sewer service to certain users in the districts' territory. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1841 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 161; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1852 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the powers and duties of the Collin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1890 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 403 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to voter eligibility and registration in El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 404 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to voter eligibility and registration in El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 572 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the power of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
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 894 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Gulf Coast Water Authority. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1383 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the territory of the El Paso County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1464 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to voter eligibility and registration in El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1551 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the power of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1751 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to payment by a water control and improvement district for certain damages caused by the district's operation of a sanitary sewer system. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1778 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the transfer of the assets of and the dissolution of the Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1798 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to districts in certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1828 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1944 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Crockett County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2942 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the creation and financing of the Lakeway Regional Medical Center Defined Area in Travis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 17; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3621 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the Gulf Coast Water Authority. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3821 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to temporary directors and the continuation in existence of the Bolivar Yacht Basin Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Galveston County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 526 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the power of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to issue bonds. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 683 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Gulf Coast Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 684 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Relating to the transfer of the assets of and the dissolution of the Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 765 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Quintanilla, Chente
Relating to the territory of the El Paso County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 832 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Quintanilla, Chente
Relating to voter eligibility and registration in El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 833 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Crockett County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 942 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the creation and financing of the Lakeway Regional Medical Center Defined Area in Travis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 17; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 978 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1140 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to payment by a water control and improvement district for certain damages caused by the district's operation of a sanitary sewer system. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1920 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the powers of the Coastal Water Authority; affecting the authority to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
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
SB 19 82-1 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. Filed
HB 1090 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the powers and duties of the Oak Point Water Control and Improvement District No. 4 of Denton County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2124 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 10; 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
HB 2602 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the powers and duties of the Bastrop County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2619 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2861 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the authority of the Kaufman County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to undertake road projects. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4225 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water Improvement District No. 1; 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
HB 4226 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water 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
HB 4706 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the compensation of a member of the board of directors of the Bexar-Medina-Atascosa Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 4723 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the powers and duties of the Bayview Municipal Utility District of Galveston County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4758 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; 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
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
HB 4807 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the board of directors of the Red Bluff Water Power Control District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4810 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water Control and Improvement District No. 5; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4811 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6; 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 4831 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Crockett County Water Control and Improvement District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Recommendations filed with the Speaker
SB 1204 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to the powers and duties of the Bastrop County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1241 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Olivo, Dora
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 10; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1756 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. Senate: Administration Ordered not printed
SB 2108 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the compensation of a member of the board of directors of the Bexar-Medina-Atascosa Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 2413 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Brown, Betty
Relating to the authority of the Kaufman County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to undertake road projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2463 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water 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
SB 2464 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 2486 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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
SB 2539 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2540 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water Control and Improvement District No. 5; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2459 69-0 (1985) Author: Williamson, Richard
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the terms of office of the directors of the Wise County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1304 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of the Riviera Water Control and Improvement District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1422 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the terms of office for the directors of the Wise County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1457 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the dissolution of the Bexar County Water Control and Improvement District No. 18. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 60 68-0 (1983) Author: Cary, Reby Relating to election from single-member districts of directors of the Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1145 68-0 (1983) Author: Laney, James Relating to the authority of water control and improvement districts to enter into certain contracts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1262 68-0 (1983) Author: Cary, Reby Relating to election from single-member districts of directors of the Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1341 68-0 (1983) Author: Emmett, Ed
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to compensation of members of governing boards of water control and improvement districts, fresh water supply districts, municipal utility districts, water improvement districts, drainage districts, and levee improvement districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1408 68-0 (1983) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the authority of water control and improvement districts to borrow money through certain methods. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2306 68-0 (1983) Author: Whaley, Foster
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the election and terms of office of the directors of the Lubbock County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2346 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the electon and terms of office of directors of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2347 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the election and terms of office of directors of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2359 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the election and terms of office of directors of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 346 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to peace officers commissioned by water control and improvement districts. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 588 68-0 (1983) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the authority of water control and improvement districts to enter into certain contracts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 734 68-0 (1983) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to compensation of members of the governing boards of water control and improvement districts, fresh water supply districts, municipal utility districts, water improvement districts, drainage districts, and levee improvement districts. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 870 68-0 (1983) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the authority of water control and improvement districts to borrow money through certain methods. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
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
HB 415 67-0 (1981) Author: McBee, Susan Gurley Relating to surplus water diverted by Maverick County Water Control and Improvement District No. One. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1349 67-0 (1981) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to administration and regulation of water and the creation and operation of water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1554 67-0 (1981) Author: Vowell, Jack Creating the Haciendas Del Norte Water Improvement District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2326 67-0 (1981) Author: Burnett, Dick
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to terms of office for director of the Tom Green County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2327 67-0 (1981) Author: Burnett, Dick
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to terms of office for directors of the Willow Creek Water Control District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 73 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: McBee, Susan Gurley
Relating to water diverted by Maverick County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 and returned to the source from which it was taken; defining "surplus water." House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
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
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 782 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Geistweidt, Gerald
Relating to addition of land to and validation of certain actions of water control and improvement districts and to eligibility of the bonds and notes of districts for investments and security for deposits of public funds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective 8/31/81
HB 1055 66-0 (1979) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to abolition of certain water control and improvement districts. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1839 66-0 (1979) Author: Caraway, Bill Relating to dissolution of certain water control and improvement districts where the districts lie within two or more cities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1858 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the purposes for which a water control and improvement district may issue bonds and spend tax revenue. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2212 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Forrest
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Relating to the board of directors and validity of certain actions of the Ellis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2238 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to compensation of directors of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 288 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Relating to charges and fees of certain water control and improvement districts and municipal utility districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 310 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Keller, Ray
Relating to dissolution of certain water control and improvement districts lying within two or more cities and in unincorporated territory. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1296 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the purposes for which a water control and improvement districts may issue bonds and spend tax revenue. Senate: Natural Resources Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 567 65-0 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to bid security on proposed construction contracts in water control and improvement districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 1243 65-0 (1977) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the compensation of the directors of the Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1432 65-0 (1977) Author: Nabers, Lynn An Act providing the secretary of the board of directors of a water control and improvement district shall file with the Texas Water Rights Commission, or its successor, prior to the approval of the Texas Water Rights Commission, or its successor, of the district's bonds or project, an order or resolution consenting to the amount of bonds required to be approved by the Texas Water Rights Commission, or its successor, by the district's annexed land lies where said county is a different county from the county in which said district was originally created; fixing certain limitations therein; and enacting other provisions related to the subject matter aforementioned; amending the Water Code. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1461 65-0 (1977) Author: Slack, Richard C.
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the merger of the Grandfalls Drainage District into the Ward County Water Improvement District No. 2. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2181 65-0 (1977) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the compensation of the directors of the Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 2210 65-0 (1977) Author: Looney, Cullen
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Relating to selection of director in certain consolidated water control and improvement districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 2235 65-0 (1977) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to annexation, bonds, and acquisition of water by the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
SB 434 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to certain charges and fees of certain water control and improvment districts and municipal utility districts. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably substituted
SB 974 65-0 (1977) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Looney, Cullen
Relating to the exclusion of certain land added to water control and improvement districts and the procedures therefor. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 1307 65-0 (1977) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to annexation, bonds, and acquisition of water by the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Laid on the table subject to call
HB 115 64-0 (1975) Author: Massey, Tom
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Relating to preference in use of water in water control and improvement districts; and requiring amendments to the district's water rights. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 320 64-0 (1975) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Relating to staggered terms for member of the governing boards of fresh water supply districts, water improvement districts, drainage districts, and levee improvement districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1600 64-0 (1975) Author: Tanner, Jr., Perry A
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Relating to bid security on proposed construction work in water control and improvement districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported from committee favorably
HB 1999 64-0 (1975) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to construction contracts of water control and improvement districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 273 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Baker, Andrew Z.
Relating to security of a depository serving a water control and improvement district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 297 63-0 (1973) Author: Tarbox, Elmer Validating the Lubbock County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, of Lubbock County, Texas, and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating water control and improvement district; validating the boundaries thereof, the confirmation thereof, and the plan of taxation adopted therein; validating all governmental acts and proceedings; finding and determining that the land and all other property within the district are, and will be benefited by the district; defining and enumerating the powers, duties, functions, and procedures of the district; providing for the method of electing directors of said district and for the administration of its affairs and authorizing the financing of its operations and its capital improvements; providing that this Act shall not validate any Act or proceeding which is the subject of litigation; containing other provisions relating to the subject; providing for severability. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Administration
HB 391 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to advertising prior to the sale of bonds of municipal utility districts, water control and improvement districts, fresh water supply districts, and certain special law water districts defined in this Act. House: Natural Resources Message from the Governor
HB 392 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to qualifications for tax assessor and collectors of water control and improvement districts, fresh water supply districts, municipal utility districts, and certain special law districts defined in this Act. House: Natural Resources Committee hearing date
HB 393 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to the district office, meeting place, and records of water control and improvement districts, fresh water supply districts, municipal utility districts, and certain special law districts, municipal utility districts, and certain special law districts as defined in this Act. House: Natural Resources Message from the Governor
HB 394 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to the qualifications and disqualifications of directors of water control and improvement districts and municipal utility districts, supervisors of fresh water supply district, and members of governing boards of certain special law districts. House: Natural Resources Message from the Governor
HB 1168 63-0 (1973) Author: Poerner, John H.
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to exclusion of certain land from the Bexar-Medina-Atascosa Counties Water Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1332 63-0 (1973) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to the disqualifications of tax assessors and collectors of certain water districts; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources Committee hearing date
HB 1336 63-0 (1973) Author: Cates, Phil Relating to the maximum debt which may be incurred by certain water districts. House: Natural Resources Committee hearing date
HB 1341 63-0 (1973) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the time of election of governing board members of certain special districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1342 63-0 (1973) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to notification of certain persons of the proposed creation or existence of certain taxing districts. House: Natural Resources Committee hearing date
HB 1555 63-0 (1973) Author: Nugent, James E.
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, maintenance, operation, and financing of the Kerr County (Center Point) Water Control and Improvement District under the provisions of Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution; amending Chapter 518, Acts of the 57th Legislature, Regular Session, 1961 (Article 8280-262, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1652 63-0 (1973) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the prevention of pollution of the waters of the State of Texas; empowering and permitting Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 116 to discharge municipal waste at a discharge point on Cypress Creek in Harris County, Texas, within certain volumes and quality standards, to complete construction of a waste treatment facility and to operate the same; validating all acts and proceedings of the district relating to the construction of such waste treatment facility; finding certain facts; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs Received from House
HB 1655 63-0 (1973) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to protection of the health and welfare of residents of the state, inhabitants of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 99 and students, teachers, and other personnel of Spring High School and prevention of pollution of the water of the State of Texas; empowering and permitting Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 99 to discharge municipal waste at a discharge point on Cypress Creek in Harris County, Texas, within certain volumes and quality standards and to construct a sanitary sewer collection, disposal and treatment system and to operate the same; validating all acts and proceedings of the district relating to construction of a sanitary sewer collection, treatment, and waste disposal system and obtaining authority to discharge municipal wastes therefrom; providing for liberal construction of this Act, including grant of all permissions, certifications, or findings required to be made by the State of Texas under the provisions of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 (33 U.S.S. 1251, et seq.) finding certain facts; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Administration
SB 438 63-0 (1973) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Denton, Lane
Relating to disqualifications of persons to serve as tax assessors and collectors of certain water districts; providing for replacement of disqualified persons; defining the phrase "developer of property in the district"; providing penalties for violations of this Act. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 439 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Von Dohlen, Tim
Relating to the time of election of governing board members, certain directors, supervisors, and assessor-collector of certain districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 440 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Relating to notification of purchasers of real estate situated in certain districts of the taxing power, bond-issuing authority and related powers of such districts; requiring the filing and updating of information, maps and plats by such districts to be used in the preparation of the required notices and for evaluation of titles; providing for the duties, responsibilities and liabilities of members of the governing boards of such districts under this Act; making provisions as to the status of lienholders; making notice unnecessary on sales made after dissolution of such district; providing for recovery of damages and penalties for violations of this Act; denying right to damages in certain situations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 807 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Denton, Lane
Relating to the disqualification of members of governing boards of certain districts created under Article III, Section 52, as amended, and Article XVI, Section 59, as amended, of the Texas Constitution; providing for their replacement and for protection of the rights of third persons; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 808 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the disqualifications of tax assessors and collectors of certain water districts created under authority of article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution; adding Sections 50.023, 51.0851, 53.0721. and 54.1231 to the Water Code; providing penalties and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 809 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Denton, Lane
Relating to advertisement prior to sale of bonds of certain districts authorized under Article III, Section 52, and Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution; amending the Water Code by adding Sections 50.053, 51.4321, 53.1791, and 54.5121; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 810 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the audit of certain districts authorized under Article III, Section 52, and Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution; amending Chapter 50, Water Code, by adding subchapter K; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 811 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the maximum debt which may be incurred by certain districts authorized under Article III, Section 52, as amended, and Article XVI, Section 59, as amended, of the Texas Constitution; amending Chapter 50, Water Code, by adding Subchapter L; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee hearing date
SB 812 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Denton, Lane
Relating to the district offices, meeting places, and records of certain districts created under the authority of Article III, Section 52, as amended, and Article XVI, Section 59, as amended, of the Texas Constitution, amending Section 54.110 and Subsection (a) of Section 54.109 of and adding Sections 50.053, 50.054, 51.0941, 51.0951, 51.0961, 53.090, and 53.091 to the Water Code; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 813 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to notification of certain persons of the proposed creation or existence of certain taxing districts; amending Section 53.017 of and adding Subchapter I and Sections 51.195, 51.0181, 51.0281, 53.127, 54.0191, and 54.234 to the Water Code; repealing Section 53.018, Water Code; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 830 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the time of election of governing board members of certain special districts; amending Sections 53. 086 and 54. 103, Water Code, and adding Sections 50.024 and 51.0731, to the Water Code; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 926 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to protection of the health and welfare of residents of the state, inhabitants of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 99 and students, teachers, and other personnel of Spring High School and prevention of pollution of the water of the State of Texas; empowering and permitting Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 99 to discharge municipal waste at a discharge point on Cypress Creek in Harris County, Texas, within certain volumes and quality standards and to construct a sanitary sewer collection, disposal and treatment system and to operate the same; validating all acts and proceedings of the district relating to construction of a sanitary sewer collection, treatment, and waste disposal system and obtaining authority to discharge municipal waste therefrom; providing for liberal construction of the Act, including grant of all permissions, certifications, or findings required to be made by the State of Texas under the provisions of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 finding certain facts; providing for severability. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 927 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the prevention of pollution of the waters of the State of Texas; empowering and permitting Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 116 to discharge municipal waste at a discharge point on Cypress Creek in Harris County, Texas, within certain volumes and quality standards, to complete construction of a waste treatment facility and to operate the same; validating all acts and proceedings of the district relating to the construction of such waste treatment facility; finding certain facts; providing for severability. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SCR 121 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" A resolution instructing the conference committee for Senate Bill No. 807. Filed without Governor's signature
HB 71 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Delwin
Sponsor: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc"
Relating to the investigation of accidents on all roads owned and controlled by any water control and improvement district.
HB 498 62-0 (1971) Author: Baker, George
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the salary of directors of water improvement districts and supervisors of fresh water supply districts.
HB 555 62-0 (1971) Author: Traeger, John Relating to validating proceedings relating to the creation and establishment of the Guadalupe County Water Control and Improvement District Number One as well as the proceedings relating to the issuance of bonds by the said district.
HB 596 62-0 (1971) Author: Rodriguez, Lindsey | et. al. Relating to the authorizing certain types of property defined as "Urban Property" to be excluded from certain water control and improvement districts.
HB 881 62-0 (1971) Author: Holmes, Tom Relating to creating the De Cordova Bend Water Control and Improvement District.
HB 987 62-0 (1971) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to deleting all reference to the district's power and authority to enter into a contract with the City of Houston with respect to compliance with the policy of such city on the formation of water control and improvement districts within such city's extraterritorial jurisdiction.
HB 1390 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to changing the manner of payment of construction contracts by water control and improvement districts.
HB 1391 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to changing the manner of payment of construction contracts by water control and preservation districts.
HB 1598 62-0 (1971) Author: Newton, Jon P.
Sponsor: Connally, Wayne
Relating to number and terms of office of members of the board of directors of the Hondo Creek Watershed Improvement District.
HB 1624 62-0 (1971) Author: Johnson, Jake Relating to the creation, establishment, maintenance, operation, powers and duties of the Bexar County Water, Sewage, and Garbage Disposal District.
HB 1642 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 140 of Harris County, Texas.
HB 1653 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to dissolving Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 97, and declaring same to be null and void.
HB 1695 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 129 of Harris County, Texas.
HB 1799 62-0 (1971) Author: Doran, Jr., Hilary B.
Sponsor: Connally, Wayne
Relating to excluding from the boundaries of Maverick County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 all territory and land situated within the corporate limits of the City of Eagle Pass, Texas.
HB 1846 62-0 (1971)
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Gulf Coast Water Control and Improvement District of Jefferson County."
SB 288 62-0 (1971) Author: Bates, James S.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Lindsey
Relating to authorizing certain types of property defined therein as "Urban Property" situated within, and subject to taxation by, certain types of water control and improvement districts, described in the Act, now existing or hereafter to be created, to be excluded from such districts by proceedings and upon conditions prescribed in the Act.
HB 144 61-0 (1969) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to authorizing and empowering Brown County Water Improvement District No. 1 to provide for and administer a retirement, disability, and death compensation fund for employees of the district.
HB 267 61-0 (1969) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to validating the election in Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 69 on October 28, 1968, concerning bonds voted at an election held therein on November 5, 1957.
HB 350 61-0 (1969) Author: Lemmon, Ray Allen Relating to validating the organization, boundaries and bonds of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 56 voted at an election held therein on March 27, 1956, and validating all governmental proceedings of its Board of Directors, and including but not limited to the election held in said District on May 28, 1968; containing other provisions relating to the subject.
HB 766 61-0 (1969) Author: Moore, Jr., Thomas Paul "Tom" Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Tehuacana Utility District".
HB 794 61-0 (1969) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to excluding land from Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 21 of Galveston County, Texas.
HB 961 61-0 (1969) Author: Bass, Jr., James William "Bill" Relating to providing for appeals in eminent domain proceedings initiated by water control and improvement districts; providing for trial de novo in district courts; granting the right to trial by jury upon demand of either party.
HB 1111 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to validating all proceedings and actions taken in the creation of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 71 and the purposes for which it was created.
HB 1390 61-0 (1969) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to ratifying and validating all proceedings and actions had and taken by the governing body of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 81, the organization of the district, all notices and all proceedings relating thereof, and all elections and hearings.
HB 1406 61-0 (1969) Author: Harris, Ed | et. al. Relating to converting Galveston West Bay Municipal Utility District of Galveston County, Texas from a fresh water supply district to a water control and improvement district; prescribing the district rights, powers, privileges and duties; providing that no conversion election shall be required.
HB 1430 61-0 (1969) Author: Daniel, Jr., Price Relating to the terms of office of directors of the Liberty County Water Control and Improvement District Number Five.
HB 1431 61-0 (1969) Author: Allen, John Relating to the creation of the Burleson County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 as a conservation and reclamation district; prescribing the powers, duties, functions, and procedures of the district.
SB 168 61-0 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to validating the election held in Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 56, on May 28, 1968, concerning bonds voted at an election held therein on March 27, 1956.
SB 266 61-0 (1969) Author: Word, James Powell Relating to authorizing water control and improvement districts containing any city to annex territory heretofore or hereafter annexed to such city where the district provides water or sewer services to such city or its inhabitants thereof; providing the procedure for such annexation; and providing for the assumption by such territory of the tax-supported bonds then outstanding and therefore voted but not sold and the levy of a tax for the payment thereof by an election called and held in the same manner as elections for the issuance of bonds.
SB 349 61-0 (1969) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to excluding land from Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 21 of Galveston County, Texas, finding proof of publication of notice.
SB 382 61-0 (1969) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to water control and improvement districts, with certain exceptions, the territory of which is located in more than one city or town and outside thereof in counties having a population of not less than 900,000 and not more than 1,000,000 inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal census.
SB 514 61-0 (1969) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to providing for appeals in eminent domain proceedings initiated by water control and improvement districts; providing for trial de novo in district courts; granting the right to trial by jury upon demand of either party.
SB 803 61-0 (1969) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of the Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to refund any taxes collected from, and to forgive any unpaid taxes or penalties for unpaid taxes levied against, certain real property; providing that such repayment shall be made in a fair and uniform manner.
HB 12 61-1 (1969) Author: Moore, Aubry L. Relating to authorizing Water Control and Improvement Districts containing any city to annex territory heretofore or hereafter annexed to such city where the district provides water or sewer services to such city or its inhabitants thereof.
HB 18 61-1 (1969) Author: Bass, Jr., James William "Bill" Relating to providing for appeals in eminent domain proceedings initiated by water control and improvement districts; providing for trial de novo in district courts; granting the right to trial by jury upon demand of either party.
SB 3 61-1 (1969) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to providing for appeals in eminent domain proceedings initiated by water control and improvement districts; providing for trial de novo in district courts; granting the right to trial by jury upon demand of either party.
SB 8 61-1 (1969) Author: Word, James Powell Relating Statutes to authorize Water Control and Improvement Districts containing any city to annex territory heretofore or hereafter annexed to such city where the district provides water or sewer services to such city or its inhabitants thereof; providing the procedure for such annexation, etc.
HB 17 61-2 (1969) Author: Moore, Aubry L. Relating to authorizing Water Control and Improvement Districts containing any city to annex territory heretofore or hereafter annexed to such city where the district provides water or sewer services to such city or its inhabitants thereof; providing the procedure for such annexation, etc.
SB 9 61-2 (1969) Author: Word, James Powell Relating to authorizing Water Control and Improvement Districts containing any city to annex territory heretofore or hereafter annexed to such city where the District provides water or sewer services to such city or its inhabitants thereof; providing the procedure for such annexation.
SB 15 61-2 (1969) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to providing for appeals in eminent domain proceedings initiated by water control and improvement districts; providing for trial de novo in district courts; granting the right to trial by jury upon demand of either party.
HB 203 60-0 (1967) Author: Salter, Robert F. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to abolishing the McLennan County Water Control and Improvement District--Bosqueville Hills; and repealing certain acts relating thereto.
HB 539 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler | et. al. Relating to adding land to Harris County Water Control and Improvement District - Fondren Road, describing the boundaries of such added land.
HB 1194 60-0 (1967) Author: Vance, Arthur K. Relating to adding land to Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 91; providing a no-litigation clause; providing that the Municipal Annexation Act shall have no application to this addition of land.
HB 1195 60-0 (1967) Author: Vance, Arthur K. Relating to adding land to Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 83, describing the boundaries of such added land; deleting from Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 49 all area which overlaps such added land; providing a no-litigation clause.
HB 1215 60-0 (1967) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to depositories for funds of certain water control and improvement districts under the control of city water boards.
HB 1243 60-0 (1967) Author: Hairgrove, James A. "Jim" Relating to adding land to Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4.
HB 1250 60-0 (1967) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the creation of the Elm Creek Water Control District as a conservation and reclamation district in portions of Runnels and Taylor counties.
HB 1294 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler Relating to ratifying and validating all proceedings and actions had and taken by the governing body of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 97, the organization of the district, all notices and all proceedings relating thereto, the exclusion of lands from the district and the boundaries as redefined after the exclusions hearing, and all elections and hearings.
SB 73 60-0 (1967) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to abolishing the McLennan County Water Control and Improvement District--Bosqueville Hills and repealing certain statutes.
SB 529 60-0 (1967) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to validating the proceedings and ordinances by incorporated cities annexing or attempting to annex areas that include the entire territory of a water control and improvement district where a public hearing has been held.
SB 558 60-0 (1967) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to creating the Jack County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 in a portion of Jack County.
SB 599 60-0 (1967) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to the selection of directors for water control and improvement districts in certain counties.
SB 15 60-1 (1968) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to excluding land from Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 21.
SB 16 60-1 (1968) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to validating Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2.
SB 17 60-1 (1968) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to validating Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
SB 27 60-1 (1968) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to validating all proceedings heretofore had in connection with the creation, organization and operation of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 56.
HB 728 59-0 (1965) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to validating Hall and Donley Counties Water Control and Improvement District Number One.
HB 797 59-0 (1965) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to amending certain Acts by empowering the District not only to develop and provide fresh water but further to provide sanitary sewerage facilities.
HB 807 59-0 (1965) Author: Ward, James E. Relating to providing a method for the annexation of territory to Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District Number One; amending certain Acts.
HB 843 59-0 (1965) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of Texas A&M University to convey flood control easements over land under the jurisdiction and control of the Board of Directors, to Water Control and Improvement Districts of this State.
HB 862 59-0 (1965) Author: Edwards, Elder McKenzie "Mack" Relating to ratifying, confirming, approving and validating proceedings and actions had and taken by the governing body of Red River County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, Langford Creek, and the organization and boundaries of said District; providing a non-litigation clause; making a finding of benefits.
HB 868 59-0 (1965) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to the power of eminent domain in the Valley Creek Water Control District.
HB 930 59-0 (1965) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to ratifying, confirming, approving and validating proceedings and actions had and taken by the governing body of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 87 and the organization and boundaries of said District, and all notices, including but not limited to those for the confirmation election, exclusions hearing, and bond election, and all proceedings relating thereto.
HB 932 59-0 (1965) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee Relating to ratifying, confirming, approving and validating proceedings and actions had and taken by the governing body of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 89 and the organization and boundaries of said District.
HB 946 59-0 (1965) Author: Quilliam, Jr., William Reed Relating to ratifying, confirming, approving and validating proceedings and actions had and taken by the governing body of Yellow House Canyon Water Control and Improvement District and the organization and boundaries of said District.
HB 988 59-0 (1965) Author: Bass, Robert Wilton "Bob" Relating to the powers and functions of the Dalby Springs Conservation District.
HB 1044 59-0 (1965) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to validating Orange County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conservation and reclamation district validating the addition of lands to such District and the boundaries thereof.
HB 1051 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district, known as "Turkey Creek Improvement District."
HB 1066 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district, known as "Treeline Improvement District."
HB 1067 59-0 (1965) Author: Cherry, Horace Dicken "Dick" | et. al. Relating to validating Castleman Creek Watershed Association and the territory thereof included within the boundaries delineated in certain Acts.
HB 1078 59-0 (1965) Author: McDonald, Felix Relating to permitting certain water control and improvement districts to adopt the precinct method of election of directors.
HB 1084 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district, known as "Timberlake Improvement District."
HB 1085 59-0 (1965) Author: Richards, George H. Relating to enlarging Houston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to be coterminous with Houston County, Texas.
HB 1098 59-0 (1965) Author: Miller, Jr., James E. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district, known as "Pineview Water Supply District of Jasper County."
HB 1112 59-0 (1965) Author: Richards, George H. Relating to amending certain Acts enlarging Houston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to be coterminous with Houston County, Texas, to empower the Board of Directors of such District to authorize and issue bonds of said District payable from revenues only without submitting the question of the issuance of same to a vote provided that the bonds are payable at least in part from revenue derived from a contract or contracts with cities and the question of the making of the contract or contracts has been favorably voted by the qualified taxpaying electors in each of the cities contracting with the District.
HB 1119 59-0 (1965) Author: Hightower, R. Cameron Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "White Heron Improvement District".
HB 1127 59-0 (1965) Author: Harris, Ed | et. al. Relating to creating a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as "Galveston County Water Authority of Galveston County, Texas."
HB 1128 59-0 (1965) Author: Haines, David Graves Relating to the powers and duties of the Board of Directors of the Brazos County Water Control and Improvement District, No. 1, Big Creek.
HB 1129 59-0 (1965) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts creating Rio Grande Palms Water District by correcting the metes and bounds of said District.
HB 1131 59-0 (1965) Author: McDonald, Felix Relating to validating orders passed by certain water control and improvement districts excluding land from the district and annexing land to the district.
HB 1137 59-0 (1965) Author: Schiller, Milton Joe | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relative to the Pond Creek Watershed Authority; finding a benefit to all land and other property within the Authority.
HB 1139 59-0 (1965) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district, to be known as "Treasure Island Municipal Utility District of Brazoria County, Texas".
HB 1140 59-0 (1965) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to creating a Conservation and Reclamation District, to be known as "Folletts Island Water Supply District of Brazoria County, Texas."
HB 1161 59-0 (1965) Author: Solomon, Mack Neal Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district comprising all the territory contained within the boundaries of Franklin County, Texas, to be known as "Franklin County Water District."
HB 1174 59-0 (1965) Author: Edwards, Elder McKenzie "Mack" Relating to ratifying, confirming, approving and validating proceedings and actions had and taken by the governing body of Logan-Slough Creek Improvement District, all notices, including but not limited to those for the exclusions hearing, bond election, hearing on plan of taxation, and all proceedings relating thereto, and all elections and hearings, and all bonds heretofore authorized by an election for and within said District.
HB 1175 59-0 (1965) Author: Cowden, George M. | et. al. Relating to authorizing conservation and reclamation districts, the boundaries of which include at least 80 percent of the land drained by any single river system, to purchase, construct, improve, repair, operate and maintain works and facilities for the transportation, treatment and disposal of sewage and industrial waste and effluent and to issue bonds for such purposes.
SB 292 59-0 (1965) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of Texas A&M University to convey flood control easements over land under the jurisdiction and control of the Board of Directors, to Water Control and Improvement Districts of this state.
SB 328 59-0 (1965) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to certain cities and water control and improvement districts; authorizing any such district to sell and such City to purchase certain district water and sewer properties.
SB 379 59-0 (1965) Author: Word, James Powell Relating to amending certain Acts by providing a method for the annexation of territory to Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District Number One.
SB 430 59-0 (1965) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "South China Improvement District."
SB 481 59-0 (1965) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Cardinal Meadows Improvement District".
SB 482 59-0 (1965) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "North Nome Improvement District".
SB 500 59-0 (1965) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Cardinal Meadows Improvement District."
SB 501 59-0 (1965) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "North Nome Improvement District."
SB 509 59-0 (1965) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to validating Hall and Donley Counties Water Control and Improvement District Number One.
SB 513 59-0 (1965) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to permitting certain water control and improvement districts to adopt the precinct method of election of directors.
SB 536 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to providing for the dissolution of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 65.
SB 540 59-0 (1965) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Acts by empowering the District not only to develop and provide fresh water but further to provide sanitary sewerage facilities; so as to provide that the amount of ad valorem taxes which may be levied annually for all purposes shall not exceed $1.00 on each $100 valuation of taxable property, of which not to exceed $0.10 may be levied for maintenance and operation purposes when authorized at an election.
SB 543 59-0 (1965) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to validating orders passed by certain water control and improvement districts excluding land from the district and annexing land to the district.
SB 564 59-0 (1965) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district, known as "Harbor Improvement District"; declaring District a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
HB 82 58-0 (1963) Author: Birkner, Otha Wyatt "Skeet" Relating to the Jackson County Flood Control District, authorizing the District to exercise all powers, rights, privileges, and functions which are now, or hereafter may be, conferred by General or Special Law upon certain Water Improvement Districts and Water Control and Improvement Districts.
HB 274 58-0 (1963) Author: McGregor, Malcolm | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Butterfield Water Control and Improvement District," comprising certain territory within El Paso County, Texas.
HB 385 58-0 (1963) Author: Edwards, Elder McKenzie "Mack" Relating to providing for the rendition, equalization, assessment and collection of taxes, either on a benefit or ad valorem basis, an election for the issuance of bonds and the levy of taxes in payment therefor.
HB 560 58-0 (1963) Author: Cole, James D. Relating to validating proceedings heretofore had in connection with the creation, organization and operation of the Fannin County Water Control and Improvement District Number One and providing said District shall continue to exist as a conservation and reclamation district.
HB 611 58-0 (1963) Author: Barnes, Ben Frank Relating to providing that Water Improvement Districts may collect delinquent taxes, and bring suit for the collection of delinquent taxes, by foreclosure and otherwise, after the bonds, and the interest on said bonds, for which such taxes have been levied and assessed, have been paid, and to provide for the use of the funds so collected; and the use of any surplus in "Interest and Sinking Fund".
HB 631 58-0 (1963) Author: Butler, Jerry Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district comprising certain territory contained in McMullen County, Texas, to be known as McMullen County Water Control and Improvement District Number Two.
HB 675 58-0 (1963) Author: Walker, Bill Newton "Billy" Relating to providing for the election of Liberty County Water Control and Improvement District Number Five directors to be held at the General Election every two (2) years on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November; providing for the term of office of such directors.
HB 696 58-0 (1963) Author: Canales, Amando F. Relating to providing that the Jim Wells-Duval Counties Conservation and Reclamation District shall be hereafter known as Duval County Conservation and Reclamation District, and shall consist of that part of the State of Texas which is included within the boundary of Duval County, exclusive of that part of Duval County comprising the Freer Water Control and Improvement District, of Duval County.
HB 870 58-0 (1963) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district comprising certain territory contained in Cherokee County, Texas, to be known as Maydelle Water Control and Improvement District.
HB 1002 58-0 (1963) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as Harris County Water Control and Improvement District Number 82.
HB 1081 58-0 (1963) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as Harris County Water Control and Improvement District-Fondren Road.
SB 62 58-0 (1963) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to the Jackson County Flood Control District; authorizing the District to exercise all powers, rights, privileges, and functions which are now, or hereafter may be, conferred by General or Special Law upon Water Improvement Districts and Water Control and Improvement Districts.
SB 144 58-0 (1963) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to Brazoria County Water Control and Improvement District-Brushy Meadows; creating said water control and improvement district.
SB 145 58-0 (1963) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to Brazoria County Water Control and Improvement District-Lake Alaska; creating said water control and improvement district.
SB 293 58-0 (1963) Author: Crump, Louis M. Relating to providing that Brown County Water Improvement District No. 1 may collect delinquent taxes and bring suit for the collection of such taxes, by foreclosure and otherwise, after the bonds and the interest on said bonds, for which taxes have been levied and assessed, have been paid; providing for the use of funds so collected and the use of any surplus in the "Interest and Sinking Fund".
SB 336 58-0 (1963) Author: Word, James Powell | et. al. Relating to condemnation proceedings by certain Water, Control and Improvement Districts.
SB 517 58-0 (1963) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as Harris County Water Control and Improvement District-Fondren Road.
SB 519 58-0 (1963) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to Angleton Municipal Utility District, to permit the Brazoria County Commissioners Court hereafter to appoint five (5) supervisors for said District.
HB 200 57-0 (1961) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" | et. al. Relating to authorizing water improvement districts to sell lands belonging to such districts.
HB 352 57-0 (1961) Author: Moore, J. William "Bill" Relating to validating Coleman County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HB 376 57-0 (1961) Author: Duff, Virginia Elizabeth | et. al. Relating to providing that Water Control and Improvement Districts and underground water conservation districts may be created only according to the provisions of Section 59 of Article 16 of the Constitution.
HB 412 57-0 (1961) Author: Butler, Jerry Relating to amending Chapter 25, Acts of the 55th Legislature, First Called Session, to as to specifically provide that the Ecleto Creek Watershed Improvement District may call an election for the authorization of a tax for maintenance purposes.
HB 454 57-0 (1961) Author: Townsend, James Terrell "Terry" Relating to changing the name of the Burnet County Water Control and Improvement District, No. 1, to the Bertram Water Control and Improvement District, No. 1; changing the number and terms of the Directors thereof and of the San Gabriel River Water Control and Improvement District, No. 1.
HB 514 57-0 (1961) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt | et. al. Relating to validating McLennan and Hill Counties Tehuacana Creek Water Control and Improvement District Number One.
HB 658 57-0 (1961) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel | et. al. Relating to Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1; authorizing the district to purchase, construct, improve and repair works and facilities necessary for transportation, treatment and disposal of sewage and industrial waste.
HB 689 57-0 (1961) Author: Richards, George H. Relating to providing that Houston County Water Control and Improvement District No.1 shall contain all of the territory contained in Houston County.
HB 702 57-0 (1961) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the exclusion of certain lands from Water Control and Improvement Districts.
HB 713 57-0 (1961) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Relating to providing that directors, employees and engineers of any district or authority shall have the same authority as is conferred upon the directors, employees, and engineers of Water Control and Improvement Districts.
HB 725 57-0 (1961) Author: Huebner, Sr., John A. Relating to validating Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6.
HB 806 57-0 (1961) Author: La Valle, Peter J. "Pete" Relating to providing that Articles 1667 through 1676b, inclusive, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutues, as amended, shall have no application to any water control and improvement district, fresh water supply district, navigation district, drainage district or other conservation district heretofore or hereafter created in Galveston County.
HB 812 57-0 (1961) Author: Connell, Jr., Jack W. Relating to amending certain Acts excluding from the operation thereof a water control and improvement district operating under a joint operation or ownership contract with any other water control and improvement district, water improvement district, or fresh water supply district which is not in its entirety a part of the city, to which the water control and improvement district is sought to be annexed.
HB 893 57-0 (1961) Author: Preston, George L. Relating to creating a Conservation District comprising certain territory lying within the County of Lamar, Texas, for the purpose of flood control and preservation of land and soil and the fertility thereof, and to construct, acquire, improve, carry out, maintain, repair and operate dams, structures, projects and works of improvements for flood prevention.
HB 922 57-0 (1961) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to creating a water control and improvement district to be known as "Kimble County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1" comprising lands lying within the County of Kimble, Texas.
HB 923 57-0 (1961) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district comprising certain territory contained in Kerr County, Texas, to be known as "Kerr County (Center Point) Water Control and Improvement District."
HB 970 57-0 (1961) Author: Peeler, Travis A. | et. al. Relating to validating Nueces County Water Control and Improvement District Number 4.
HB 1016 57-0 (1961) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to condemnation proceedings by certain Water Control and Improvement Districts.
HB 1061 57-0 (1961) Author: Banfield, Myra Davis Relating to enlarging and extending Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2.
HB 1071 57-0 (1961) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to authorizing and empowering Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District Number One to provide for and administer a retirement, disability and death compensation fund for officers and employees of the District
HB 1101 57-0 (1961) Author: McGregor, Malcolm Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as the El Paso County Water Control and Improvement District-Westway.
HB 1104 57-0 (1961) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as the "North Padre Island Improvement District."
HB 1106 57-0 (1961) Author: Barnes, Ben Frank Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Brown County Water Control and Improvement District-Holiday Hills.
HB 1107 57-0 (1961) Author: Pearcy, Jr., Cecil Wilton Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6.
HB 1118 57-0 (1961) Author: Moore, J. William "Bill" Relating to reappropriate any unexpended balances of the funds provided for the Runnels County Water Improvement District.
HB 1120 57-0 (1961) Author: Cole, James D. Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the creation, establishment and boundaries of Fannin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3 (Lower Bois d'arc Water District).
HB 1126 57-0 (1961) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" Relating to excluding certain described lands from Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 2.
HB 1128 57-0 (1961) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to validating Brazoria County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3 and declaring it be a validly existing and operating conservation and reclamation district.
SB 122 57-0 (1961) Author: Hudson, Hubert R. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the operation of certain City Water Boards, after a city has annexed all the territory of certain Water Control and Improvement Districts.
SB 216 57-0 (1961) Author: Secrest, Jarrard | et. al. Relating to validating McLennan and Hill Counties Tehuacana Creek Water Control and Improvement District Number One.
SB 233 57-0 (1961) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the creation, establishment and boundaries of Fannin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, the organization, confirmation election and election of directors for the District and all proceedings relating thereto.
SB 280 57-0 (1961) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to the selection of members of the Board of Directors of Donley County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, their qualifications and their terms of office; providing for this transfer by the District to the City of Memphis of District's properties after District becomes debt free.
SB 294 57-0 (1961) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1; authorizing the District to purchase, construct, improve and repair works and facilities necessary for transportation, treatment and disposal of sewage and industrial waste and effluent, and to issue bonds for such purposes, and to make contracts with cities and others under which the District will transport, treat and dispose of sewage from such cities, and contracts for the use of city-owned sewage transportation, treatment and disposal facilities.
SB 307 57-0 (1961) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to providing that Houston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 shall contain all of the territory contained in Houston County; empowering to purchase and construct ponds, facilities and equipment necessary for removing wastes and eliminating or reducing pollution of water before it reaches the Trinity River; authorizing said District to make contracts under which it will sell water and to make contracts under which it will transport, treat and dispose of municipal and industrial sewage, waste and effluent.
SB 339 57-0 (1961) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to validating Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6, and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conservation and reclamation district.
SB 386 57-0 (1961) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide for dividing Water Improvement Districts organized and operated, when such Districts are operated under contract with the Department of the Interior of the Government of the United States, into divisions for the election of Directors thereof.
SB 408 57-0 (1961) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to validating Nueces County Water Control and Improvement District Number 4.
SB 409 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to validating the additions of land and annexations to Dallas County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6; providing that this Act shall not effect any District now in litigation.
SB 458 57-0 (1961) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to Tom Green County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, by providing an additional method of detaching land from, and adding land to said District; prescribing the effect of failure to hold an election within the time prescribed, resulting favorably to the assumption of District's outstanding bonds and District's obligations under its contract with the United States Government.
SB 463 57-0 (1961) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as El Paso County Water Control and Improvement District-Westway.
SB 467 57-0 (1961) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to amending a certain Act pertaining to the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No.6; finding a benefit to all land and other property within the District; providing District was and is created to serve a public use and benefit; defining the boundaries of the District.
SB 480 57-0 (1961) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as Gregg-Upshur County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HB 41 57-1 (1961) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to validating Brazoria County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3 and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conservation and reclamation district.
HB 61 57-1 (1961) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as the "North Padre Island Improvement District," for the purpose of providing for the control, preservation and distribution of its storm and flood waters, collection and disposal of communal wastes, the reclamation and irrigation of its arid lands, the reclamation and drainage of its overflowed lands and other lands needing drainage, the navigation of its inland and coastal waters and the preservation and conservation of all other natural resources of the District.
SB 17 57-1 (1961) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Zapata County Water Control and Improvement District-San Ygnacio.
HB 18 57-3 (1962) Author: Stewart, III, Maco | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District - Crystal Beach.
HB 24 57-3 (1962) Author: Walker, Bill Newton "Billy" Relating to validating Liberty County Water Control and Improvement District No. 5 and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conservation and reclamation district.
HB 26 57-3 (1962) Author: McGregor, Malcolm Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the El Paso County Water Control and Improvement District-Westway and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conservation and reclamation district.
HB 45 57-3 (1962) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. | et. al. Relating to authorizing counties to pay for the relocation of water lines owned by water control and improvement districts under certain circumstances.
HB 55 57-3 (1962) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide that lands added to water control and improvement districts shall be subject to certain taxation and assessments so as to pay, pro rata, existing or future indebtedness; validating certain acts of districts.
HB 66 57-3 (1962) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as McLennan County Water Control and Improvement District-Bosqueville Hills.
HB 67 57-3 (1962) Author: Moore, J. William "Bill" Relating to amending a certain Statute to change the name of the Runnels County Water Improvement District to the "Runnels County Water Improvement Authority".
HB 89 57-3 (1962) Author: Cotten, James M. Relating to validating Wise County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HB 92 57-3 (1962) Author: Moore, J. William "Bill" Relating to amending a certain Statute to change the name of the Runnels County Water Improvement District to the "Runnels County Water Authority".
SB 37 57-3 (1962) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Brazoria County Water Control and Improvement District-Lake Alaska.
SB 49 57-3 (1962) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District-Crystal Beach.
SB 56 57-3 (1962) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Brazoria-Matagorda Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1".
SB 57 57-3 (1962) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Brazoria County Water Control and Improvement District--Brushy Meadows.
SB 73 57-3 (1962) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as McLennan County Water Control and Improvement District--Bosqueville Hills.
SB 79 57-3 (1962) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to validating Wise County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HB 94 56-0 (1959) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the election of directors of water improvement districts, so as to afford a method by which any such district may provide for staggered terms of office of its directors.
HB 125 56-0 (1959) Author: Sudderth, Ben Doyle Relating to granting to Water Improvement Districts and Water Control and Improvement Districts the right and authority to buy and lease land for the purpose of placing and operating the same under irrigation.
HB 129 56-0 (1959) Author: Sudderth, Ben Doyle Relating to granting to Water Improvement Districts and Water Control and Improvement Districts the right to establish and maintain free public parks upon any land owned or controlled by any such District.
HB 156 56-0 (1959) Author: Korioth, Thomas Anthony "Tony" | et. al. Relating to creating a water control and improvement district to be known as Choctaw Watershed Water Improvement District comprising certain lands lying within the County of Grayson, Texas.
HB 180 56-0 (1959) Author: Smith, Max Carlton | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to redefine the boundaries of the "Yorks Creek Improvement District".
HB 207 56-0 (1959) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to authorizing certain types of property described herein as "urban property" and subject to taxation by certain types of water improvement districts as described herein now existing or hereinafter created, to be excluded from such district by proceedings and conditions as described in the Act.
HB 225 56-0 (1959) Author: Connell, Jr., Jack W. | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as the "Wichita County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6", for the purpose of providing or acquiring a source or sources of water supply for municipal, domestic, industrial, and mining uses and processing and distributing the same and for the purpose of providing or acquiring a sanitary sewer system.
HB 285 56-0 (1959) Author: Connell, Jr., Jack W. | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district comprising certain territory within the State to be known as "Red River Valley Authority" for the main purpose of studying, correcting and preventing pollution of those tributaries of Red River lying within the State of Texas.
HB 336 56-0 (1959) Author: McGregor, Malcolm | et. al. Relating to validating, ratifying and confirming certain contracts heretofore entered into between cities and contiguous Water Control and Improvement Districts affecting the water and sewer facilities of said cities and districts and the operation thereof.
HB 341 56-0 (1959) Author: Chapman, Joe N. Relating to authorizing the Lake Fork Water Control and Improvement District Number One, to levy, assess and collect a special assessment based upon actual benefits received by lands within the District arising from floodwater retarding structures and dams in the District constructed by the District.
HB 416 56-0 (1959) Author: Cox, John Trimmier Morrison Relating to validating, ratifying and confirming the organization of Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 5, in Bell County, Texas and of certain acts of its Board of Directors.
HB 555 56-0 (1959) Author: Ehrle, Sr., William Lawrence "Will" Relating to validating Hall and Donley Counties Water Control and Improvement District Number One.
HB 573 56-0 (1959) Author: Preston, George L. Relating to authorizing the Lamar County Water Control and Improvement District, Number 1, to levy, assess and collect a special assessment based upon actual benefits received by lands within the District arising from floodwater retarding structures and dams in the District constructed by the District.
HB 574 56-0 (1959) Author: Preston, George L. Relating to authorizing the Lamar County Water Control and Improvement District, No. 3, to levy, assess and collect a special assessment based upon actual benefits received by lands within the District arising from floodwater retarding structures and dams in the District constructed by the District.
HB 595 56-0 (1959) Author: Cox, John Trimmier Morrison Relating to defining eminent domain powers of Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 5.
HB 610 56-0 (1959) Author: Collins, Sam Forse Relating to providing that all laws of this State providing for the assessment and collection of State and County taxes are made available and when invoked shall apply to all Water Improvement Districts, Water Control and Preservation Districts, Water Control and Improvement Districts, Fresh Water Supply Districts, Levee Improvement Districts, Drainage Districts, Conservation and Reclamation Districts, Navigation Districts and Irrigation Districts in this State, which have power and authority to levy and collect their own taxes, and that all such Districts shall have the benefit of all liens and remedies for the security and collection of taxes due them, as provided in the laws of this State, providing for the assessment and collection of State and County taxes.
HB 668 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnston, Dean Francis Relating to authorizing certain cities to hold an election to authorize the use of unexpended bond funds of certain water districts heretofore or hereafter annexed and abolished by such cities for purposes other than that for which they were voted, where the governing body of such city determines upon certain considerations that all or a portion of such funds should not be spent for the purposes for which the bonds were voted.
HB 673 56-0 (1959) Author: Bass, Jr., Sam Howard Relating to amending certain acts relating to the election of Directors of Water Control and Improvement Districts, so as to afford a method by which any such District may provide for four (4) year terms of office of its Directors.
HB 675 56-0 (1959) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to authorizing Wichita County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to extend its boundaries to include the total area of a city or town when the total area of such city or town, or a portion thereof, is included within the boundaries of the District.
HB 689 56-0 (1959) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts relating to outstanding bonds of water control districts which have been annexed.
HB 715 56-0 (1959) Author: Huebner, Sr., John A. Relating to amending certain acts by providing that the members of the Board of Directors of the Jackson County Water Control and Improvement District Number One may receive the same fees of office as directors of similar districts.
HB 724 56-0 (1959) Author: Cox, John Trimmier Morrison | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Bell County Improvement 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 813 56-0 (1959) Author: La Valle, Peter J. "Pete" | et. al. Relating to authorizing and providing for certain cities and towns (hereinafter referred to as "cities" or "city"), under certain conditions, to take over the powers, duties, assets, and obligations of certain water control and improvement districts and fresh-water supply districts (hereinafter referred to as "districts" or "district") lying in more than one (1) city.
HB 830 56-0 (1959) Author: Schmid, Sanford Relating to creating the Mill Creek Water Control and Improvement District as a conservation and reclamation district in Austin and Washington Counties.
HB 921 56-0 (1959) Author: Day, Jr., James C. "Jimmy" Relating to enlarging Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2 and defining the boundaries thereof.
HB 951 56-0 (1959) Author: Stroman, William A. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of Tom Green County to define the tracts of land to be included in Tom Green County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HB 965 56-0 (1959) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to validating Calhoun County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conservation and reclamation district.
HB 971 56-0 (1959) Author: Koliba, Sr., Homer Louis Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the creation and establishment of Colorado County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2 of Colorado County, Texas.
HB 980 56-0 (1959) Author: Bishop, Jr., A. J. Relating to continuing the availability of the unexpended balance of the funds provided for the use of Runnels County Water Improvement District.
HB 989 56-0 (1959) Author: Wells, Halen Gill Relating to granting additional powers to Kent Creek Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 in Briscoe County, Texas; stating effect of this Act.
HB 990 56-0 (1959) Author: Sudderth, Ben Doyle Relating to granting additional powers to Mills County Water Control and Improvement District Number One in Mills County, Texas.
HB 998 56-0 (1959) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating Collingsworth County Water Control and Improvement District Number One and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conservation and reclamation district.
HB 999 56-0 (1959) Author: Korioth, Thomas Anthony "Tony" Relating to amending certain acts relating to the collection of taxes in the Choctaw Watershed Water Improvement District.
SB 51 56-0 (1959) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to creating a Conservation and Reclamation District, comprising certain territory contained within Wichita County, to be known as the "Wichita County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6."
SB 130 56-0 (1959) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to amending certain acts to providing a minimum number of petitioners and their qualifications for the organization of water control and improvement districts, with provisions for unqualified signers.
SB 133 56-0 (1959) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to validating, ratifying and confirming certain contracts heretofore entered into between cities and contiguous Water Control and Improvement Districts affecting the water and sewer facilities of said cities and districts and the operation thereof.
SB 179 56-0 (1959) Author: Crump, Louis M. Relating to granting to Water Improvement Districts and Water Control and Improvement Districts the right to establish and maintain free public parks upon any land owned or controlled by any such District and the right to establish and maintain free roadways into and from such public parks.
SB 184 56-0 (1959) Author: Crump, Louis M. Relating to granting to Water Improvement Districts and Water Control and Improvement Districts the right and authority to buy and lease land for the purpose of placing and operating the same under irrigation.
SB 208 56-0 (1959) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to validating Hudspeth County Water Control and Improvement District Number One.
SB 291 56-0 (1959) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to authorizing Wichita County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to extend its boundaries to include the total area of a city or town when the total area of such city or town, or a portion thereof, is included within the boundaries of the District.
SB 296 56-0 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating Bexar County Water Control and Improvement District No. 16 and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating Conservation and Reclamation District.
SB 297 56-0 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district, to be known as "Bexar County (Oak Hills) Water Control and Improvement District."
SB 298 56-0 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district, to be known as "Bexar County (Lackland) Water Control and Improvement District."
SB 299 56-0 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district, to be known as "Bexar County (Northwest) Water Control and Improvement District."
SB 302 56-0 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending certain acts relating to the election of directors of Water Control and Improvement Districts.
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 326 56-0 (1959) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to authorizing and empowering the Commissioner of the General Land Office, acting for and on behalf of the State of Texas, to execute grants of easements in, on, and across all unsold Public Free School Land, and in, on, and across all islands, salt water lakes, bays, inlets, marshes and reefs owned by the state within the tidewater limits, and in, on, across that portion of the Gulf of Mexico within the jurisdiction of Texas, to Nueces County Water Control and Improvement District Number 4, as may be necessary and convenient to carry out certain purposes.
SB 454 56-0 (1959) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to validating, confirming, ratifying and approving the creation and organization of all water control and improvement districts heretofore created by the Commissioners Court of Travis County.
SB 460 56-0 (1959) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to conferring upon Donley County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, the power to make a sale and conveyance of its properties.
SB 463 56-0 (1959) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the creation and establishment of Colorado County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2 of Colorado County, Texas.
SB 471 56-0 (1959) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to validating Calhoun County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conservation and reclamation district.
SB 477 56-0 (1959) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to granting additional powers to Kent Creek Water Control and Improvement District No. One in Briscoe County, Texas.
SB 479 56-0 (1959) Author: Crump, Louis M. Relating to granting additional powers to Mills County Water Control and Improvement District Number One in Mills County, Texas.
SB 484 56-0 (1959) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating Collingsworth County Water Control and Improvement District Number One and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conservation and reclamation district.
HB 50 56-1 (1959) Author: Anderson, Louis H. Relating to ratifying, conforming and validating Pecos County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2 and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conservation and reclamation district.
HB 52 56-1 (1959) Author: Bishop, Jr., A. J. Relating to creating the Coke County Kickapoo Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 as a conservation, reclamation and improvement district lying wholly within the borders of Coke County.
HB 67 56-1 (1959) Author: Dewey, Jr., Brownrigg Hefferron "Browny" | et. al. Relating to validating the organization and creation of Brazos County Water Control and Improvement District, No. 1, Big Creek, of Brazos County, Texas.
HB 68 56-1 (1959) Author: Cotten, James M. Relating to validating, ratifying and confirming the organization of East Keechi Creek Water Control and Improvement District of Jack, Parker and Palo Pinto Counties, and of certain acts of its Board of Directors.
HB 69 56-1 (1959) Author: Bishop, Jr., A. J. Relating to granting additional powers to Concho County Water Control and Improvement District Number Two in Concho County, Texas.
SB 11 56-1 (1959) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to enlarging Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2 and defining the boundaries thereof, as enlarged.
SB 15 56-1 (1959) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to validating the organization and creation of Brazos County Water Control and Improvement District, No. 1, Big Creek, of Brazos County, Texas.
SB 16 56-1 (1959) Author: Crump, Louis M. Relating to granting additional powers to Concho County Water Control and Improvement District Number Two in Concho County, Texas; stating the effect of this Act.
SB 20 56-1 (1959) Author: Bradshaw, Floyd Francis Relating to validating, ratifying and confirming the organization of East Keechi Creek Water Control and Improvement District of Jack, Parker, and Palo Pinto Counties, and of certain acts of its Board of Directors.
HB 35 56-2 (1959) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the board of directors of any water improvement district, water control and improvement district or irrigation district, in its discretion, to contract in writing in advance to waive any immunity of such district from liability for torts or negligence of agents of such district in certain cases and circumstances.
HB 57 56-2 (1959) Author: Latimer, Roy Truett Relating to validating Taylor County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
SB 11 56-2 (1959) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to authorizing the North Bosque Water Control and Improvement District to levy, assess and collect a special assessment based upon actual benefits received by lands within the District arising from floodwater retarding structures and dams in the District constructed by the District.
SB 21 56-2 (1959) Author: Hudson, Hubert R. Relating to authorizing the board of directors of any water improvement district, water control and improvement district or irrigation district, in its discretion, to contract in writing in advance to waive any immunity of such district from liability for torts or negligence of agents of such district in certain cases and circumstances.
SB 46 56-2 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending certain acts to provide an option in the number and method of election of directors of water control and improvement districts.
HB 34 56-3 (1959) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" Relating to validating the additions of land an annexation to Dallas County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6.
SB 14 56-3 (1959) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to validating the additions of land and annexations to Dallas County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6.
SB 19 56-3 (1959) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating Williamson County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conversation and reclamation district.
SB 23 56-3 (1959) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to amending certain acts relating to Bell County Improvement District; providing for an exclusion hearing for the District; providing for annexation of land as provided by the General Laws for water control and improvement districts.
HB 144 55-0 (1957) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy Relating to amending certain Statutes by requiring written notice to the Board of Water Engineers and the district's board of directors of any substantial alteration in plans and specifications of district projects approved by said Board; authorizing inspection by the Board during construction.
HB 146 55-0 (1957) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy Relating to amending certain Acts so as to prescribe those who may appear and contest the creation of a water control and improvement district; prescribing the procedure for appealing from an order of the Commissioners' Court or Board of Water Engineers granting or refusing a petition for the creation of a water control and improvement district.
HB 147 55-0 (1957) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy Relating to amending certain Acts by removing the authority of the board of directors of a water control and improvement district to enter into contracts for the construction of works of improvement by private negotiation; reducing the amount of expenditure for contracts made by the Directors of said districts; making provision for publication of notice in districts of more than four counties.
HB 148 55-0 (1957) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy Relating to requiring that no person shall be a member of the governing body of any type of water district or water authority providing a waterworks system supplying water for municipal and domestic use and sanitary sewer service, unless he shall be an actual resident in and a bona fide inhabitant of such water district.
HB 150 55-0 (1957) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy Relating to amending certain Acts so as to authorize a water control and improvement district to have a wider and more descriptive choice of name to designate it.
HB 153 55-0 (1957) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy Relating to amending certain Acts so as to prescribe the procedure for granting or refusing a petition for the organization of a water control and improvement district.
HB 154 55-0 (1957) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide for an appeal to the proper District Court of any decision made by the Board of Directors of a water control and improvement district excluding or failing to exclude lands from the district.
HB 269 55-0 (1957) Author: Baker, Robert W. | et. al. Relating to validating with certain exceptions annexations by cities and towns of less than one hundred thousand (100,000) inhabitants heretofore made of territories of water control and improvement districts and fresh water supply districts and the taking over the properties and assets of such districts and the assumption of debts and liabilities and obligations by such cities and towns, and bonds issued by such cities and towns to refund district obligations.
HB 403 55-0 (1957) Author: Bishop, Jr., A. J. Relating to making an appropriation to the Runnels County Water Improvement District; providing for its repayment.
HB 531 55-0 (1957) Author: Schram, Jr., O. H. "Muggie" | et. al. Relating to validating the organization and creation of the Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Williamson and Milam Counties.
HB 559 55-0 (1957) Author: Spilman, Wade Fetzer | et. al. Relating to providing for the appointment by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of special judges trying the case of the State of Texas and certain Cities Plaintiffs vs. Hidalgo County Control and Improvement District and any other case constituting the cause of action, claim, intervention, cross-claim, counterclaim, third-party claim, or controversy severed from such case, and any ancillary matter in connection with such case or cases; making an appropriation.
HB 560 55-0 (1957) Author: Spilman, Wade Fetzer | et. al. Relating to authorizing additional compensation and expenses for certain district judges trying the case of the State of Texas and certain Cities Plaintiffs vs. Hidalgo County Control and Improvement District, etc; making necessary appropriation.
HB 639 55-0 (1957) Author: Sudderth, Ben Doyle Relating to permitting directors of Water Improvement Districts organized by virtue of certain Articles and laws enacted pursuant thereto, to have their lands annexed to and to form a part of such District of which they are directors, or director.
HB 709 55-0 (1957) Author: Strickland, Robert L. "Bob" Relating to detaching certain territory from Bexar County Water Control and Improvement District No. 13; redefining the boundaries thereof.
HB 869 55-0 (1957) Author: Schwartz, Walter C. Relating to validating Austin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2 and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conservation and reclamation District.
HB 903 55-0 (1957) Author: Pressler, III, Herman Paul | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain cities to issue bonds in lieu of voted but unissued bonds of certain water districts annexed and abolished by such cities.
HB 911 55-0 (1957) Author: Huebner, Sr., John A. Relating to creating Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement District No. 5, a Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 912 55-0 (1957) Author: Shackelford, E. E. "Shack" Relating to amending certain Laws by providing that if an election is held upon the proposition to abolish a water control and improvement district, no other election for the same purpose shall be held within one (1) year after the said date such election is held.
HB 921 55-0 (1957) Author: Holman, Dixon W. | et. al. Relating to Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1; providing for the annexation of territory to the District and methods of assuming of outstanding tax-supported indebtedness by such territory or by the District as thus enlarged; providing for detachment of territory from the District under certain conditions.
HB 922 55-0 (1957) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Relating to amending certain Acts by changing the provisions relating to the Board of Directors of the York Creek Improvement District in the Counties of Guadalupe, Hays and Comal.
HB 939 55-0 (1957) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Relating to cities which have annexed territory within water control and improvement or supply districts, where such district lies in more than one city.
HB 943 55-0 (1957) Author: Turman, James Arthur "Jimmy" Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the creation, establishment and boundaries of Fannin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2.
SB 8 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to requiring that no person shall be a member of the governing body of any type of water district or water authority providing a waterworks system supplying water for municipal and domestic use and sanitary sewer service, unless he shall be an actual resident in and a bona fide inhabitant of such water district.
SB 9 55-0 (1957) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to remove the authority of the board of directors of a water control and improvement district to enter into contracts for the construction of works of improvement by private negotiation.
SB 10 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to require written notice to the Board of Water Engineers and the district's board of directors of any substantial alteration in plans and specifications of district projects approved by said Board; authorizing inspection by the Board during construction.
SB 13 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to prescribe the procedure for granting or refusing a petition for the organization of a water control and improvement district; providing for certain factors to be considered by the Board of Water Engineers or Commissioners' Court.
SB 14 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to authorize a water control and improvement district to have a wider and more descriptive choice of names to designate it.
SB 15 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to prescribe those who may appear and contest the creation of a water control and improvement district.
SB 16 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for an appeal to the proper District Court of any decision made by the board of directors of a water control and improvement district excluding or failing to exclude lands from the district.
SB 198 55-0 (1957) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to providing that whenever any land is annexed or added to districts organized or operating under certain Statutes, the land to be annexed or added to the district shall be described by metes and bounds or by lot and block number, if there is a recorded map or plat and survey of such land.
SB 199 55-0 (1957) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to amending Statutes relating to Water Control and Improvement Districts to increase directors' fees and limit thereon.
SB 241 55-0 (1957) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "The Lee County West Yegua Water Control and Improvement District No. 2."
SB 335 55-0 (1957) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to detaching certain territory from Bexar County Water Control and Improvement District No. 13.
SB 381 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that all qualified voters shall have the right to vote in elections to confirm the organization of water control and improvement districts; provided that such validation shall not become effective if the formation, organization, proceedings, boundaries, plans, authority or activities of the district are involved in litigation upon the effective date of this Act.
SB 431 55-0 (1957) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to validating Austin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2, and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conservation and reclamation District.
SB 449 55-0 (1957) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to creating a water control and improvement district to be known as "Wilbarger Creek Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Bastrop and Travis Counties."
SB 459 55-0 (1957) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1; providing for annexation of some territory and detachment of other territory.
SB 468 55-0 (1957) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the creation, establishment and boundaries of Fannin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2.
SB 480 55-0 (1957) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray Relating to ratifying and validating the creation, establishment and boundaries of Fannin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2, and the organization, confirmation election and election of directors for the District and all proceedings relating thereto.
HB 16 55-1 (1957) Author: Talasek, Reuben Daniel "Rip" | et. al. Relating to creating the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District #6 as a conservation and reclamation district.
HB 17 55-1 (1957) Author: Burkett, Jr., Joseph W. "Joe" Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the organization, establishment and creation of Menard County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 and providing for the annexation of additional territory as provided by general law.
HB 20 55-1 (1957) Author: Duff, Virginia Elizabeth Relating to the use of unexpended proceeds of bonds heretofore issued by Ellis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HB 22 55-1 (1957) Author: Dungan, William Taylor "Bill" Relating to creating a water control and improvement district to be known as "Collin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1".
HB 26 55-1 (1957) Author: Shaw, William Edward "Bill" Relating to creating a water control and improvement district to be known as "Rockwall County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1".
SB 11 55-1 (1957) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to validating Ward County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4.
SB 13 55-1 (1957) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray Relating to creating a water control and improvement district to be known as "Collin County Water Control and Improvement District #2" comprising certain lands lying within the County of Collin, Texas.
SB 14 55-1 (1957) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to the use of unexpended proceeds of bonds heretofore issued by Ellis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
SB 15 55-1 (1957) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to ratifying, confirming, approving and validating certain proceedings and actions had by the governing body of certain Water Control and Improvement District or Districts and the organization of said District or Districts and all proceedings relating thereto; providing a non-litigation clause; providing a savings clause.
SB 16 55-1 (1957) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to creating the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District #6 as a conservation and reclamation district in Bell County.
SB 33 55-1 (1957) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the organization, establishment and creation of Menard County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 and providing for the annexation of additional territory as provided by general law.
HB 20 55-2 (1957) Author: Schram, Jr., O. H. "Muggie" | et. al. Relating to authorizing Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Williamson and Milam Counties to levy and collect a maintenance tax and providing for an election as a condition precedent to the right to levy and collect such tax and limiting the use of such taxes.
HB 21 55-2 (1957) Author: Schram, Jr., O. H. "Muggie" | et. al. Relating to authorizing San Gabriel River Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Williamson, Burnet, and Milam Counties to levy and collect a maintenance tax and providing for an election as a condition precedent to the right to levy and collect such tax and limiting the use of such taxes.
SB 6 55-2 (1957) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to authorizing Wilbarger Creek Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Travis and Bastrop Counties to levy and collect a maintenance tax and providing for an election as a condition precedent to the right to levy and collect such tax and limiting the use of such taxes.
SB 7 55-2 (1957) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to authorizing Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement Districts No. 1 of Williamson and Milam Counties to levy and collect a maintenance tax and providing for an election as a condition precedent to the right to levy and collect such tax and limiting the use of such taxes.
SB 8 55-2 (1957) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to authorizing San Gabriel River Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Williamson, Burnet and Milam Counties to levy and collect a maintenance tax; providing for an election as a condition precedent to the right to levy and collect such tax and limiting the use of such taxes.
SB 17 55-2 (1957) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray Relating to creating a water control and improvement district to be known as "Rockwall County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1" comprising certain lands lying within the County of Rockwall, Texas.
SB 21 55-2 (1957) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to granting to water control and improvement districts the authority to lease facilities and lands of the district to bona fide water customers of the district.
HB 31 54-0 (1955) Author: Blaine, John E. "Ned" Relating to defining the qualifications of electors in water improvement districts operating under contract with the Department of the Interior of the United States of America, the major portion of the irrigation works for which district shall have been constructed under authority of the United States.
HB 34 54-0 (1955) Author: Ellis, Jr., John Taylor Relating to the selection of directors of certain water control and improvement districts.
HB 66 54-0 (1955) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to amending Statutes by providing for qualifications of voters and oath required in water control and improvement district elections.
HB 108 54-0 (1955) Author: White, Richard Crawford | et. al. Relating to providing for the employment of a Manager, Tax Assessor and Collector, and other employees, by the Directors of Water Improvement Districts operating under contract with the Department of the Interior of the United States of America, the major portion of the irrigation works for which District shall have been constructed under authority of the United States.
HB 218 54-0 (1955) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to creating Ten Mile Creek water control and improvement district; defining its boundaries.
HB 324 54-0 (1955) Author: Garrett, Gustin "Gus" | et. al. Relating to changing the name of Willacy County Water Control and Improvement District Number One, a water control and improvement district having its territory within the Counties of Hidalgo and Willacy, in the State of Texas, to Hidalgo and Willacy Counties Water Control and Improvement District Number One.
HB 419 54-0 (1955) Author: McNeil, William T. Relating to creating "Jackson County Water Control and Improvement District Number One", a Conservation and Reclamation District as authorized by the Texas Constitution.
HB 632 54-0 (1955) Author: Talasek, Reuben Daniel "Rip" | et. al. Relating to enlarging, extending, and redefining the boundaries of Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1; granting additional power and authority to said District; providing that certain provisions of the general law shall not apply to said district and prescribing certain procedure in regard to bond elections and the cancellation of the authority to issue bonds heretofore voted.
HB 674 54-0 (1955) Author: McNeil, William T. Relating to changing and decreasing the territory within and boundaries of Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement District No.1.
HB 736 54-0 (1955) Author: Bates, Garth C. | et. al. Relating to ratifying, confirming, approving and validating certain proceedings and actions had by the governing body of certain Water Control and Improvement District or Districts and the organization of said District or Districts and all proceedings relating thereto and all bonds heretofore voted and issued or authorized by any Water Control and Improvement District or Districts; providing that the Act shall apply only to Water Control and Improvement Districts in counties having a population in excess of eight hundred thousand dollars; providing a non-litigation clause and providing the Act will not apply to certain District or Districts; providing a saving clause.
HB 775 54-0 (1955) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Travis-Williamson County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1"; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
HB 777 54-0 (1955) Author: McNeil, William T. Relating to granting certain powers to Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2, including navigation powers and powers to construct seafood processing plants, authorizing the District to issue revenue bonds, providing for the annexation of lands to the District; enacting other provisions relating to the subject; validating all proceedings heretofore had; providing a severability clause.
HB 797 54-0 (1955) Author: Stone, Stanton Relating to amending certain Acts by authorizing the dissolving of water control and improvement districts under certain conditions and containing provisions relating thereto; validating under certain conditions certain water control and improvement districts and the bonds thereof and proceedings relating thereto; repealing conflicting laws; providing a severability clause.
HB 817 54-0 (1955) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Relating to creating a Conservation District comprising certain territory contained within Travis County, Texas, and is empowered to acquire, purchase, or construct sanitary and storm sewer system or systems and additions, extensions or improvements thereto and to acquire or purchase all equipment and facilities necessary therefor, and to develop, acquire, purchase, and contract for the purchase necessary water to be used in connection therewith and to purchase or acquire all necessary lands, easements or rights-of-way for any and all the foregoing purposes; providing for a Board of Directors for the government of said District.
HB 858 54-0 (1955) Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee | et. al. Relating to creating Jefferson County Water Control and Improvement District No. 10, a Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 862 54-0 (1955) Author: Yancy, Jr., James Watson | et. al. Relating to creating a Conservation District comprising certain territory contained within Harris County, Texas, without power of taxation, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply for municipal, domestic and industrial use and processing, transporting and distributing the same and to purchase or acquire existing water systems, and to purchase, acquire or construct additions, extensions or improvements thereto, and to purchase, acquire or construct sanitary sewer systems, and to purchase, acquire or construct additions, extensions or improvements thereto.
HB 887 54-0 (1955) Author: Dugas, Jr., Louis Relating to validating Orange County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; validating the creation order, confirmation election, bond election, and proceedings in connection therewith; validating the bonds authorized at said election.
HB 888 54-0 (1955) Author: Cox, John Trimmier Morrison | et. al. Relating to creating a Conservation District comprising certain territory contained within Bell County, Texas, and such District is empowered to acquire, develop or purchase water, underground water or other sources of water, and to acquire, construct or purchase all works, plants, and other facilities and equipment necessary or useful for the purpose of storing, processing such water and transporting and distributing it for municipal, domestic, farm and industrial purposes, and to improve, enlarge, extend, maintain and repair its water system, and to make or enter into agreements or contracts for the acquisition or purchase of water and other matters, and to acquire or purchase all necessary lands, easements or right of ways for any and all the foregoing purposes.
HB 889 54-0 (1955) Author: Wheeler, Bob Relating to creating a Conservation District comprising certain territory lying within the Counties of Atascosa and Frio, Texas, for the purpose of flood control and preservation of land and soil and the fertility thereof, and to construct, acquire, improve, carry out, maintain, repair and operate dams, structures, projects and works of improvement for flood prevention (including structural and land treatment measures) and for agricultural phases of the conservation, development, utilization and disposal of water within the District and to purchase or acquire other facilities and equipment necessary or useful in connection therewith and for other purposes for soil conservation and preservation and related matters, and to purchase or acquire land, easements or right of ways, and to cooperate with County, State and Federal governments in carrying out the purposes of this Act.
HB 908 54-0 (1955) Author: Bishop, Jr., A. J. Relating to creating the Runnels County Water Improvement District as a body politic and corporate; fixing its boundaries; defining and specifying its powers; providing that no director, officer, agent, or employee of the District shall be interested in any contract of the District, making violation thereof a felony and providing a penalty.
HB 928 54-0 (1955) Author: Cox, John Trimmier Morrison | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4"; conferring upon the district the powers of the general laws governing water control and improvement districts where not in conflict with this Act; providing for the governing body of the district; providing for the issuance of bonds and refunding bonds; adopting the ad valorem plan of taxation for said District; making bonds of the District eligible for investments and exempting the property and the bonds of the District from taxation; providing certain matters pertaining to eminent domain; authorizing contracts for purchase of water or water supply; finding a benefit; providing a severability clause.
HB 944 54-0 (1955) Author: Patten, Robert Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation District to be known as "Tyler County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1"; conferring upon the district the powers of the general laws governing water control and improvement districts where not in conflict with this Act; providing for the governing body of the district; providing that no election on confirmation of the organization of the District and no exclusion hearing shall be held in said District; providing for the issuance of bonds and refunding bonds; providing for a hearing on the plan of taxation for said District; making bonds of the District eligible for investments, and exempting the property and the bonds of the District from taxation; finding a benefit; providing a severability clause.
SB 95 54-0 (1955) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to creating Ten Mile Creek Water Control and Improvement District; defining its boundaries; providing for the annexation of additional territory; defining its powers and duties, and making the General Laws of the State of Texas relating to water control and improvement districts applicable to the district; providing for a Board of Directors for the government of said District; authorizing the issuance of bonds and providing for the payment and security thereof; making applicable to the District Title 52, relating to eminent domain; enacting a saving clause and other provisions relating to the District.
SB 151 54-0 (1955) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to providing for the employment of a manger, tax assessor and collector, and other employees, by the directors of water improvement districts operating under contract with the Department of the Interior of the United States of America, the major portion of the irrigation works for which district shall have been constructed under authority of the United States and by using water from Elephant Butte Dam Project; defining the powers and duties of such employees; limiting the term of employment of such employees to two years; providing that the salaries or compensation of such employees shall be fixed at the time of their employment
SB 152 54-0 (1955) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to defining the qualifications of electors in water improvement districts operating under contract with the Department of the Interior of the United States of America, the major portion of the irrigation works for which district shall have been constructed under authority of the United States.
SB 159 54-0 (1955) Author: Kelley, Rogers | et. al. Relating to changing the name of Willacy County Water Control and Improvement District Number One, a water control and improvement district having its territory within the Counties of Hidalgo and Willacy, in the State of Texas to Hidalgo and Willacy Counties Water Control and Improvement District Number One.
SB 160 54-0 (1955) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to creating "Jackson County Water Control and Improvement District Number One", a Conservation and Reclamation District; constituting such District a political subdivision of the State and a body politic and corporate; prescribing the District's powers and providing that same shall include all powers and authority granted to water control and improvement districts under the General Laws of the State pertaining thereto except as otherwise provided for in this Act; providing that confirmation election, hearing on exclusion of lands or hearing on the adoption of a plan of taxation shall not be necessary; providing that the ad valorem plan of taxation shall be used by the District; defining the boundaries of the District; providing for a Board of Directors to control and exercise the District's powers, their appointment, qualification, election, tenure and organization; providing for the levy, assessment and equalization of ad valorem taxes for the operation and maintenance of the District.
SB 199 54-0 (1955) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to conferring powers and authority contained in certain Acts upon El Paso County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4; making a finding of benefits and excepting certain properties therefrom; and providing that no election on confirmation of the organization of the District and no exclusion hearing shall be held in said District; providing for an election for the authorization of bonds of the District; conferring all the rights, powers, privileges and duties of the General Laws on said District; validating, ratifying and confirming all acts and proceedings heretofore had and taken in connection with the creation of said District.
SB 312 54-0 (1955) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to enlarging, extending, and redefining the boundaries of Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1; granting additional power and authority to said District; providing that certain provisions of the general law shall not apply to said district and prescribing certain procedure in regard to bond elections and the cancellation of the authority to issue bonds heretofore voted; validating the creation and organization of said District; providing that this Act shall be cumulative but shall control over other laws in conflict; providing a severability clause.
SB 331 54-0 (1955) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. Relating to creating a conservation District to be known as Travis County Improvement District No. 1, comprising certain territory contained within Travis County, Texas, which is empowered to acquire, purchase, or construct sanitary and storm sewer system or systems and additions, extensions or improvements thereto and to acquire or purchase all equipment and facilities necessary therefor, and to develop, acquire, purchase, and contract for the purchase of necessary water to be used in connection therewith and to purchase or acquire all necessary lands, easements or right-of-ways for any and all the foregoing purposes.
SB 347 54-0 (1955) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to the method of selection of directors of certain water control and improvement districts, and validating bonds of such districts.
SB 361 54-0 (1955) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to creating Jefferson County Water Control and Improvement District No. 10, a conservation and reclamation district.
SB 384 54-0 (1955) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. Relating to creating a conservation district comprising certain territory lying within the Counties of Guadalupe, Hays and Comal, Texas, for the purpose of flood control, and preservation of land and soil and the fertility thereof,and to construct, acquire, improve, carry out, maintain, repair and operate dams, structures, projects and works of improvement for flood prevention (including structural and treatment measures) and for agricultural phases of the conservation, development, utilization and disposal of water within the district, and to purchase or acquire other facilities and equipment necessary or useful in connection therewith and for other purposes for soil conservation and preservation and related matters, and to purchase or acquire land, easements or right-of-ways, and to cooperate with county, state and federal governments in carrying out the purposes of this Act.
SB 391 54-0 (1955) Author: Strauss, Sr., Gus James Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Colorado County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1"; prescribing its powers and duties and providing for a governing body thereof; making the District subject to the statutes relating to water control and improvement districts except as otherwise provided; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
SB 400 54-0 (1955) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to validating Orange County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; validating the creation order, confirmation election, bond election, and proceedings in connection therewith; validating the bonds authorized at said election, and providing that said bonds when approved by the Attorney General, registered by the Comptroller, and delivered to the purchaser or purchasers shall be incontestable.
SB 412 54-0 (1955) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to amending certain Acts so as to clarify the powers and authority therein conferred on El Paso County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4.
SB 422 54-0 (1955) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4"; conferring upon the district the powers of the general laws governing water control and improvement districts where not in conflict with this Act; providing for the governing body of the district; providing for the issuance of bonds and refunding bonds; adopting the ad valorem plan of taxation for said District; making bonds of the District eligible for investments, and exempting the property and the bonds of the District from taxation.
SB 436 54-0 (1955) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Tyler County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1"; conferring upon the district the powers of the general laws governing water control and improvement districts where not in conflict with this Act.
HB 423 53-0 (1953) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide for the election of directors of water improvement districts for two (2) and four (4) year terms of office and for the holding of a general election on the second Tuesday of January every two (2) years; providing for staggered terms of five (5) directors to be elected at the first general election.
HB 485 53-0 (1953) Author: Ford, Jr., Curtis Relating to validating bonds heretofore voted by water control and improvement districts and proceedings and elections relating thereto and providing that such bonds when approved by the Attorney General and registered by the Comptroller and sold and delivered shall be binding, legal, valid, and enforceable obligations.
HB 602 53-0 (1953) Author: Houston, Jr., Horace Ben Relating to amending certain Acts increasing the amount of partial payments which may be made on a contract to an amount not to exceed ninety (90%) per cent of the amount due at the time of such payment.
HB 618 53-0 (1953) Author: Owen, III, Frank | et. al. Relating to defining the qualifications of electors in water improvement districts operating under contract with the Department of the Interior of the United States of America, the major portion of the irrigation works for which district shall have been constructed under authority of the United States.
HB 619 53-0 (1953) Author: Owen, III, Frank | et. al. Relating to providing for the election of directors for a term of four years in water improvement districts operating under contract with the Department of the Interior of the United States of America the major portion of the irrigation works for which district shall have been constructed under authority of the United States; providing for staggered terms of office for such directors.
HB 620 53-0 (1953) Author: Owen, III, Frank | et. al. Relating to providing for the employment of a manager, tax assessor and collector, and other employees, by the directors of water improvement districts operating under contract with the Department of the Interior of the United States of America, the major portion of the irrigation works for which district shall have been constructed under authority of the United States.
HB 621 53-0 (1953) Author: Houston, Jr., Horace Ben | et. al. Relating to creating a water control and improvement district to be known as "West Trinity Water, Sewer and Improvement District."
HB 844 53-0 (1953) Author: Briscoe, Jr., Dolph Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Medina County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2."
HB 848 53-0 (1953) Author: Kugle, Jr., William Herrell "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by authorizing the abolition of water control and improvement districts which, when created, were composed of territory situated wholly within the boundaries of an existing incorporated city, when such abolition is ordered by the governing body of such city.
HB 903 53-0 (1953) Author: Parish, Harold Burton Relating to creating "Refugio County Water Control and Improvement District Number One."
SB 13 53-0 (1953) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to detaching certain lands from Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 14; finding notice of intent to apply for passage of such Act to have been given.
SB 187 53-0 (1953) Author: Rutherford, James T. Relating to validating, under certain conditions, the creation of improvement districts and the elections and proceedings relative to bonds voted for off street parking purposes.
SB 202 53-0 (1953) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to validating the creation, organization, boundaries, and boundaries of Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 15 and the annexation of lands thereto.
SB 342 53-0 (1953) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to creating "Refugio County Water Control and Improvement District Number One," a Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 135 53-1 (1954) Author: Hughes, Charles Ervin Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the creation and organization of the Grayson County Water Improvement District No. 1.
SB 53 53-1 (1954) Author: Russell, Joe Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating the creation and organization of The Grayson County Water Improvement District No. 1.
HB 292 52-0 (1951) Author: Miller, Jr., William Andrew Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming certain proceedings and bonds heretofore voted and issued or authorized by any water control and improvement district; validating the organization of water control and improvement districts.
HB 491 52-0 (1951) Author: Seay, Harold Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for qualifications of voters in Water Control and Improvement Districts.
HB 554 52-0 (1951) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to authorizing certain cities which have heretofore annexed or hereafter may annex territory within certain Water Control and Improvement Districts to purchase the assets and properties of said districts.
HB 640 52-0 (1951) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison Relating to amending a certain act by changing the provisions regarding the water control and improvement districts to which such Act applies; adding a section permitting the surrender of districts' bonds in certain circumstances.
HB 760 52-0 (1951) Author: Seay, Harold Relating to prohibiting any town or city from annexing or interfering with the affairs of any water or sewer district formed during the time it is carrying out the purpose for which it was created.
HB 819 52-0 (1951) Author: Owen, III, Frank | et. al. Relating to defining the qualifications of electors in water improvement districts operating under contract with the Department of the Interior of the United States of America, the major portion of the irrigation works for which district shall have been constructed under authority of the United States.
HB 820 52-0 (1951) Author: Owen, III, Frank | et. al. Relating to providing for the election of directors for a term of four years in water improvement districts operating under contract with the Department of the Interior of the United States of America, the major portion of the irrigation works for which district shall have been constructed under authority of the United States; providing for staggered terms of office for such directors.
HB 821 52-0 (1951) Author: Owen, III, Frank | et. al. Relating to providing for the employment of a manager, tax assessor and collector, and other employees, by the directors of water improvement districts operating under contract with the Department of the Interior of the United States of America, the major portion of the irrigation works for which district shall have been constructed under authority of the United States.
SB 324 52-0 (1951) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending certain acts by changing the provisions regarding the Water Control and Improvement Districts to which said Act applies.
SB 385 52-0 (1951) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to amending certain acts providing different methods for issuing and securing the payment of bonds by certain water control and improvement districts.
SB 398 52-0 (1951) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to authorizing Boards of Directors of Water Control and Improvement Districts to adopt resolutions for the collection of taxes of districts by the county assessor and collector or by the city assessor and collector of an incorporated city or town in which the district is located.
SB 455 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to providing for the employment of a manger, tax assessor and collector, and other employees, by the directors of Water Improvement Districts operating under contract with the Department of the Interior of the United States of America, the major portion of the irrigation works for which district shall have been constructed under authority of the United States.
SB 456 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to providing for the election of directors for a term of four years in Water Improvement Districts operating under contract with the Department of the Interior of the United States of America, the major portion of the irrigation works for which district shall have been constructed under authority of the United States.
SB 457 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to defining the qualifications of electors in Water Improvement Districts operating under contract with the Department of the Interior of the United States of America, the major portion of the irrigation works for which district shall have been constructed under authority of the United States.
HB 511 51-0 (1949) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to validating certain covenants restricting additional indebtedness and taxes contained in plans for the composition of indebtedness of water improvement districts, and making such covenants binding when the plan is accepted.
HB 682 51-0 (1949) Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" Relating to amending a previous Act, concerning the powers, duties and obligations of cities and towns and water control and improvement districts and fresh water supply districts where such districts have been, or may be, annexed in whole or in part by a city or town; prescribing a saving clause.
HB 849 51-0 (1949) Author: Gray, Sr., Jessy Franklin Relating to validating the creation of Atascosa County Water Control and Improvement District Number One.
HB 899 51-0 (1949) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to validating certain orders of Boards of Directors of water control and improvement districts which have installed and are operating water distribution systems and sewer collection and disposal plants and which have issued ad valorem bonds on such systems payable also out of revenues therefrom and which districts have been enlarged by such orders granting petitions of land owners filed with said districts that lands described in such petitions be added to said districts.
HB 907 51-0 (1949) Author: Stovell, Tom H. Relating to ratify and validate the proceedings of Maverick County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 in connection with the issuance of refunding bonds and improvement bonds in 1935 and 1936, including a special assessment; providing a savings clause.
SB 95 51-0 (1949) Author: Hudson, Hill D. | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing an optional method of establishing an Board of Equalization for districts referred to therein.
SB 355 51-0 (1949) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to ratifying and validating the proceedings of Maverick County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 in connection with the issuance of refunding bonds and improvement bonds in 1935 and 1936, including a special assessment; providing a savings clause.
SB 357 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to promote the orderly development, conservation and use of the underground waters of this State; providing a savings clause.
SB 360 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to authorizing certain types of property defined therein as "Urban Property," situated within, and subject to taxation by, certain types of water control and improvement districts or water improvement districts, described in the Act, now existing or hereafter to be created, to be excluded from such districts by proceedings and upon conditions prescribed in the Act.
SB 440 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to validating the creation of Atascosa County Water Control and Improvement District Number One.
SB 458 51-0 (1949) Author: Harris, Fred R. "Red" Relating to validating certain orders of Boards of Directors of Water Control and Improvement Districts which have installed and are operating water distribution systems and sewer collection and disposal plants and which have issued ad valorem bonds on such systems payable also out of revenues therefrom and which districts have been enlarged by such orders granting petitions of landowners filed with said districts that lands described in such petitions be added to said districts.
HB 39 51-1 (1950) Author: Perry, J. Franklin Relating to validating and confirming the creation of Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement No. 1, composed of all territory situated in Matagorda County, Texas.
HB 529 50-0 (1947) Author: Moore, III, Charles B. Relating to amending Section, Article 7880-147s, Chapter 3A, Title 128, Vernon's Revised Civil Statutes, so as to provide that the Article shall apply in counties having a population not less than 5,000 nor more than 13,000; relative to water control and improvement districts.
HB 625 50-0 (1947) Author: Hanna, Sam C. | et. al. Relating to creating Dallas County Park Cities Water Control and Improvement District No. 2; enacting other provisions incident and necessary to the subject and purpose of this Act.
HB 679 50-0 (1947) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to providing that certain cities which have annexed territory within water control and improvement districts or fresh water supply districts shall, under named circumstances, take over the assets and liabilities and perform the functions of such districts; reciting a saving clause.
HB 767 50-0 (1947) Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" Relating to authorizing water control and improvement districts which include all or any part of one or more drainage districts to assume certain indebtedness of such included drainage district or districts; providing that the provisions of this Act shall prevail over all laws in conflict herewith; reciting a saving clause.
HB 795 50-0 (1947) Author: Jameson, William S. | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, authorizing certain water control and improvement districts to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of constructing extensions and improvements to water and sewer systems and irrigation systems, and to pledge the net revenues derived from the operation of such irrigation systems to the payment of such bonds, and providing that such bonds may be issued in one or more issues; validating certain districts.
HB 813 50-0 (1947) Author: Hanna, Sam C. Relating to creating Dallas County Park Cities Water Control and Improvement District No. 2, embracing lands in the County of Dallas, State of Texas, as a conservation and reclamation district and body politic and corporate, defining its boundaries, which boundaries include the present Dallas County Park Cities Water Control and Improvement District No. 2, and additional territory; providing a saving clause.
HB 846 50-0 (1947) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to validating certain bonds issued by water control and improvement districts.
SB 266 50-0 (1947) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a previous Act, validating certain sales made by water improvement district and water control and improvement districts.
SB 301 50-0 (1947) Author: Winfield, Henry L. Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to Water Control and Improvement Districts; so as to provide that the Article shall apply in counties having a population not less than five thousand (5,000) nor more than thirteen thousand (13,000); providing that this Act shall not be retroactive.
SB 349 50-0 (1947) Author: Stewart, W. Lacy Relating to providing that certain cities which have annexed territory within water control and improvement districts or fresh water supply districts shall, under named circumstances, take over the assets and liabilities and perform the functions of such districts; reciting a saving clause.
SB 395 50-0 (1947) Author: Winfield, Henry L. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that districts operating thereunder may lease all or part of irrigation systems.
HB 829 49-0 (1945) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the exclusion of land from water improvement districts and water control and improvement districts so as to authorize the exclusion of land which is not agricultural in its nature, as well as land which is of such a nature that it cannot be irrigated in a practicable manner, and so as to provide for the publication of notice of hearing on petitions for such exclusion in a newspaper having a circulation in the district.
HB 84 48-0 (1943) Author: McAlister, Obel L. Relating to the leasing of lands owned by any water control and improvement district which has been, or may be, established to be a "Municipal District."
HB 248 48-0 (1943) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to providing for the dissolution of water control and improvement districts whose directors adopt the provisions thereof.
HB 313 48-0 (1943) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby Relating to fixing the venue of suits by and against Water Control and Improvement Districts.
SB 360 48-0 (1943) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to amending acts concerning Water Control And Improvement Districts located wholly in counties having a population in excess of five hundred thousand (500,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census and concerning Fresh Water Supply Districts located wholly in counties having a population in excess of five hundred thousand (500,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census, by suspending until the cessation of hostilities of the present war the requirements therein contained apply to the accounting of such districts and the record of purchases thereof, and re-enacting statutes without said provisions.
HB 22 47-0 (1941) Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for use and benefit of the Lower Neches Valley Authority; designating who may sign warrants; providing for repayment to the State.
HB 575 47-0 (1941) Author: Smith, Magus F. Relating to providing for the creation of water control and improvement districts in certain cases.
HB 745 47-0 (1941) Author: Vale, Arnold J. | et. al. Relating to authorizing and providing procedure for the exclusion of unirrigated lands from the boundaries of water control and improvements districts in this State.
HB 752 47-0 (1941) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to providing for the annexation of territory not embraced in a water improvement district; prescribing the manner of such annexation.
HB 902 47-0 (1941) Author: Hoyo, John C. Relating to amending a certain Act providing that water control and improvement districts may purchase, own, and operate fire engines and all necessary fire-fighting equipment and appliances.
HB 944 47-0 (1941) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to providing that any Water Improvement District organized under Section 52 of Article 3 of the State Constitution may be converted into a Water Control and Improvement District.
HB 1052 47-0 (1941) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to water improvement districts deriving their powers from Article XVI, Section 59, Constitution of Texas, in which there may be located a United States military camp or base; defining the word "district";/authorizing such districts to issue negotiable revenue bonds in an amount not to exceed One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) par value without the necessity of an election to provide funds for constructing or otherwise acquiring filtration and pumping equipment, pipe lines, and all other facilities for supplying water to military camps or bases.
HB 1064 47-0 (1941) Author: Bridgers, William W. "Billy" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act providing for dividing certain Water Improvement Districts.
SB 300 47-0 (1941) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to amending certain Act authorizing certain Water Control and Improvement Districts to own and operate fire fighting facilities and equipment, to operate a fire department, to employ a fire marshal and other employees, and to pay rewards in connection with convictions for arson.
SB 325 47-0 (1941) Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" Relating to amending certain Act providing that water control and improvement districts may purchase, own and operate fire engines and all necessary fire-fighting equipment and appliances.
SB 480 47-0 (1941) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to authorizing applicable water improvement districts, in which there may be located a United States military camp or base, to issue bonds without the necessity of an election to provide funds for constructing and acquiring equipment or facilities for supplying water to military camps or bases.
SB 488 47-0 (1941) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to providing that any Water Improvement District heretofore organized under the provisions of Section 52 of Article 3 of the State Constitution which has heretofore been or which may hereafter be converted into a Water Control and Improvement District may be and become again converted into a Water Improvement District, setting out the manner and method of such conversion.
HB 316 46-0 (1939) Author: Gilmer, Claud Henry Relating to validating the organization of Water Control and Improvement Districts created by authority of Chapter 25, Acts of the Thirty-ninth Legislature, and amendments thereto in any certain counties in the State of Texas.
HB 421 46-0 (1939) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" | et. al. Relating to promoting the orderly conservation, development and use of the subsurface waters of this State, and to control pollution and waste; prescribing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 594 46-0 (1939) Author: Hankamer, Harold Monroe Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for dividing Water Improvement Districts organized or operating under said Chapter, when such Districts are operating under contract with the Department of the Interior of the Government of the United States, into districts for the election of directors thereof.
HB 609 46-0 (1939) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby Relating to amending a certain Act providing for assessing, levying and collecting taxes, etc.
HB 892 46-0 (1939) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby Relating to providing for the excluding of lands from water improvement districts where such land is not subject to irrigation in a practicable manner.
HB 959 46-0 (1939) Author: Felty, Fred Cumming | et. al. Relating to validating the organization of Water Control and Improvement Districts created by authority of Chapter 25, Acts of the 39th Legislature, and amendments thereto in certain counties.
HB 1032 46-0 (1939) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to authorizing incorporated cities, towns, or villages, independent school districts, common school districts, drainage districts, water control and improvement districts, water improvement districts, or navigation districts in this State to avail themselves of the services of County Tax Assessors and Collectors; fixing the compensation of said county officers for said services.
HB 1050 46-0 (1939) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby Relating to amending a certain Act relating to Water Control and Preservation District s by providing that lands in any such district lying within an incorporated city or town may be discontinued as part of such District.
SB 154 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a certain Act by providing that tax limitations shall not run against assessments made on property of American Rio Grande Western Land and Irrigation Company.
SB 159 46-0 (1939) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to validating and legalizing the authorization of bonds issued by any water improvement districts in this State for the improvement, repair, or rehabilitation of its irrigation system, or parts thereof.
SB 210 46-0 (1939) Author: Winfield, Henry L. Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide for dividing Water Improvement District when operating under contract with the Department of the Interior of the Government of the United States; to provide for the election of directors by the vote of the qualified electors of the whole irrigation district; providing penalties if any person shall fail or refuse to pay the taxes or water charges imposed upon him, or upon his property.
SB 247 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to providing for election of officers in water improvement districts of more than 100,000 acres or in two counties.
SB 417 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to authorizing incorporated cities, towns or villages, Independent School Districts, Common School Districts, Drainage Districts, Water Control and Improvement Districts, Water Improvement Districts or Navigation Districts in this State to avail themselves of the services of County Tax Assessors and Collectors.
SB 454 46-0 (1939) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. Relating to validating bonds and other instruments or obligations heretofore issued by Water Control and Improvement Districts, Water Improvement Districts, Irrigation Districts, Conservation and Reclamation Districts, Drainage Districts, Levee Districts, Navigation Districts, Road Districts, School Districts, Counties, Cities, Incorporated Towns and Villages of this State for public works projects or for the funding or refunding of indebtedness theretofore incurred.
SB 482 46-0 (1939) Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" Relating to validating and approving all proceedings had by the Board of Directors of any Water Control and Improvement District situated wholly within one county and containing not exceeding three thousand five hundred (3,500) acres of land, and created for the purpose of the construction of improvements for a water purification and distribution system, together with a sanitary sewer system.
HB 60 45-0 (1937) Author: Vale, Arnold J. | et. al. Relating to excluding that portion of the Santo Domingo Plantation within the boundaries of Starr County Water Control and Improvement District Number One from said District, providing for the payment by the owners of said land of the proportionate part of said District's outstanding indebtedness against same, the manner of paying such proportionate part of said indebtedness.
HB 1164 45-0 (1937) Author: Sharpe, Ben H. Relating to validating, ratifying, and approving and confirming all bonds heretofore authorized by the qualified taxpaying voters of any water control and improvement district or any water improvement district of this State, which bonds have not been sold, and which were authorized for purpose of financing or aiding in the financing of any work, undertaking, or project or for refinancing of its indebtedness by any such district to which any loan or grant has heretofore been made by the United States of America through the Federal Emergency Administrator of Public Works or through any instrumentality or agency of the United States of America for the purpose of financing or aiding in the financing of such work, undertaking, or project, or for refinancing its indebtedness, including all proceedings for the calling and holding of elections and the authorization and issuance of such bonds, and the sale, execution, and delivery thereof.
SB 80 45-0 (1937) Author: Davis, Ephraim McDaniel "E.M." Relating to authorizing and empowering all Water Improvement Districts created and organized under certain statute, to levy, assess and collect an annual tax not to exceed twenty (20¢) cents on the taxable properties situated within the boundaries of such Districts.
SB 22 45-1 (1937) Author: Winfield, Henry L. Relating to providing for the validation of the organization and establishment of water improvement districts situated within a water power control district.
SB 26 45-2 (1937) Author: Davis, Ephraim McDaniel "E.M." Relating to authorizing Cities and Towns to make contracts with Water Improvement and Water Control and Improvement Districts.
HB 823 44-0 (1935) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to providing method by which water improvement districts upon dissolutions shall pay indebtedness.
HB 863 44-0 (1935) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby Relating to validating all proceedings of water improvement districts relative to refunding or cancellation of bonds.
HB 999 44-0 (1935) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby Relating to validating Four Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($450,000) Improvement Bonds and Seven Hundred and Ninety-Four Thousand, Five Hundred Dollars ($794,500)Refunding Bonds of Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District Number 7, Hidalgo County, Texas, and proceedings had in connection therewith.
SB 285 44-0 (1935) Author: Neal, Jim Relating to declaring that it was not the intention of the Forty-third Legislature of Texas in enacting Senate Bill 546, passed at the Regular Session of the Forty-third Legislature, or in Section 7 of Senate Bill Number 546, passed at the Regular Session of the Forty-third Legislature, to provide that there should never be more than 466,000.00, par value, of bonds issued out of the $950,000.00, par value, of bonds issued by the vote taken in Cameron County Water Control and Improvement District Number Nineteen and validated in said Act.
SB 354 44-0 (1935) Author: Davis, Ephraim McDaniel "E.M." Relating to amending the law relating to Water Improvement Districts by giving to such districts the powers to adopt and promulgate reasonable police ordinances or regulations, defining the limitations thereof and objects to be accomplished thereby; providing for the immediate effectiveness of this Act.
SB 435 44-0 (1935) Author: Woodruff, Henry Grady Relating to providing more efficient manner in which water control and improvement districts may assess taxes, auditing and other powers of said districts. .
HB 27 44-1 (1935) Author: Knetsch, Fred E. | et. al. Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming bonds and other instruments or obligations heretofore issued by water control and improvement district, water improvement district, irrigation district, conservation and reclamation district, navigation district, road district, school district, county, city or incorporated town of this State for public works projects.
HB 97 44-1 (1935) Author: Spears, J. Franklin | et. al. Relating to validating the organization of Water Control and Improvement Districts and validating all acts of the officials in creating such Districts; and validating all bonds issued and all bonds voted but not yet issued by such districts; validating all acts of the officials of said District.
HB 115 44-2 (1935) Author: Caldwell, Jr., Joe W. Relating to validating the bonds of Water Improvement Districts and of Water Control and Improvement Districts where such bonds have been issued by the District and approved by the Attorney General of the State of Texas, notwithstanding the fact that such bonds were not validated by a suit in the District Court as required by law.
SB 14 44-3 (1936) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to authorizing water control and improvement districts to borrow money and receive grants from federal agencies.
HB 361 43-0 (1933) Author: Renfro, Thomas Jefferson Relating to amending certain statute relating to water control and improvement districts so as to provide that in case such a district not completed its works in accordance with its plan for improvements, has not money from other sources adequate to complete its works as planned, but has acquired property or lands found not to be reasonably required to carry out the plans, the proceeds of the sale of such property or land may be applied to the completion of the works contemplated by the district's plans for improvements.
HB 413 43-0 (1933) Author: Haag, Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Relating to providing for the government of water improvement districts.
HB 431 43-0 (1933) Author: Jackson, Harvey Paul | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of funding, refunding and amortization bonds by water improvement districts which obtain their water supply under contract with the United States Government, prescribing the method thereof, the terms thereof.
HB 709 43-0 (1933) Author: Johnson, Andrew Percy | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of any Water Improvement District or Water Control and Improvement District within the State to remit, in whole or in part, the penalties and interest on all ad valorem taxes levied by such Districts that are not delinquent and/or past due and unpaid, and which are paid on or before December 31, 1933.
HB 873 43-0 (1933) Author: West, Milton Horace Relating to providing that in certain counties which contain Navigation Districts, Water Improvement Districts and Water Control and Improvement Districts, the county auditor shall audit books, accounts, records, bills, and warrants of such districts, and other districts created for improvement and conservation purposes which are not administered by the Commissioners Court of such counties.
HB 886 43-0 (1933) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby Relating to amending certain statute relating to auditing expenditures of improvement, navigation, drainage, road or irrigation districts so that the provisions of said statute shall hereafter extend to all counties containing a population of one hundred and ten thousand (110,000), or more, as shown by the preceding Federal Census.
SB 12 43-0 (1933) Author: Oneal, Benjamin Grady "Ben" Relating to providing that no water improvement district, water control and improvement district, nor drainage district, shall be required to give bond on any appeal or writ of error taken by it, or either of them, in any civil case.
SB 13 43-0 (1933) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to declaring certain water improvement districts to have, and expressly conferring upon such districts, power to contract loans, borrow money or sell securities under certain conditions; describing such districts.
SB 113 43-0 (1933) Author: Oneal, Benjamin Grady "Ben" Relating to providing when, how and in what manner any water improvement district or water control and improvement district or conservation and reclamation district, or irrigation district, may refund any of its outstanding bonds or any of its valid outstanding notes, warrants or other obligations (other than bonds).
SB 244 43-0 (1933) Author: Regan, Kenneth Mills Relating to authorizing Water Improvement Districts to borrow money and create debts and obligations to fully carry out the purposes of their organization and to levy and collect taxes and to fix, levy and collect charges for the use of water and power and other services and to pledge same for the payment of debts and to provide for the government and operation of such districts.
SB 391 43-0 (1933) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to permitting Water Improvement Districts and Water Control and Improvement Districts to borrow from the Amortization and Emergency Fund within two years.
SB 500 43-0 (1933) Author: Hornsby, John William Relating to providing for the dissolution and liquidation of various types of reclamation districts.
SB 546 43-0 (1933) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to creating and validating Cameron County Water Control and Improvement District, Number Nineteen, in Cameron County, Texas, under the provisions of Section 59 of Article 16 of the Constitution of Texas, for the purposes of the control, storing, preservation, and distribution of its waters and flood waters.
HB 29 43-1 (1933) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby | et. al. Relating to authorizing the withdrawal or exclusion of lands from Water Control and Improvement Districts which embrace lands in two or more counties and containing not less than one hundred twenty-five thousand (125,000) acres after the provisions hereof are adopted.
SB 51 43-1 (1933) Author: Regan, Kenneth Mills | et. al. Relating to providing for the government of water power control districts and water improvement districts organized or hereafter organized in accordance with the provisions of certain statute.
HB 62 43-2 (1934) Author: Hankamer, Harold Monroe | et. al. Relating to validating refunding bonds issued by certain water improvement districts under authority of certain statute; authorizing a re-levy to be made for prior years where part or all the bonded indebtedness of such water improvement districts has been refunded, so as to reduce or eliminate certain levies no longer needed.
SB 7 43-2 (1934) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to authorizing and empowering any water control and improvement district in this State, embracing lands in two or more counties, and containing not less than 125,000 acres, to borrow money and to receive grants or other aid from the Government of the United States or any lending agency thereof.
SB 12 43-2 (1934) Author: Regan, Kenneth Mills Relating to authorizing irrigation districts, water improvement districts and water power control districts to condemn land under the general condemnation statutes; authorizing irrigation districts, water improvement districts and water power control districts to take possession of the property sought to be condemned pending litigation after the award of the commissioners without first depositing bond or sum of money.
HB 100 43-3 (1934) Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al. Relating to validating the organization and bonds of water improvement districts which have been converted into water control and improvement districts and which have thereafter issued bonds voted before such conversion, validating such conversion.
SB 26 43-3 (1934) Author: Regan, Kenneth Mills | et. al. Relating to authorizing water control and improvement districts to assign water contracts for a period of not exceeding forty years, or to assign the revenues accruing or to accrue under such contract, and to receive therefor either a lump sum in cash or outstanding bonds of said district.
SB 29 43-3 (1934) Author: Rawlings, Frank H. Relating to providing that certain water control and improvement districts (in addition to, or in lieu of, securing their bonds by the levy and collection of taxes, as now provided), may enter into contracts pledging their net revenues for security of their bonds.
HB 436 42-0 (1931) Author: West, Milton Horace Relating to creating and validating Cameron County Water Control and Improvement District No. 18 in Cameron County, Texas, as a Conservation and Reclamation District.
SB 16 42-0 (1931) Author: Oneal, Benjamin Grady "Ben" Relating to providing for the nomination of Directors of Water Improvement Districts to serve under the provisions of Chapter 2, Title 128, of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, and to repeal all laws in conflict therewith.
SB 56 42-0 (1931) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin Relating to amending certain statutes relative to the interest on bonds of water improvement districts.
SB 334 42-0 (1931) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to the qualifications of tax assessors and collectors for Water Improvement Districts and Water Control and Improvement Districts.
SB 586 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodruff, Henry Grady Relating to water control and improvement districts; relating to right of eminent domain and assessment of taxes by water control and improvement districts.
HB 70 42-1 (1931) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby Relating to amending statute relating to Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
SB 16 42-3 (1932) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin Relating to enabling certain water control and improvement districts to create a bond liquidating fund.
SB 17 42-3 (1932) Author: Woodruff, Henry Grady Relating to appeals in condemnation proceedings; fixing penalties for violations.
SB 18 42-3 (1932) Author: Woodruff, Henry Grady Relating to procuring loans from Reconstruction Finance Corporation by water control and improvements districts.
SB 2 42-4 (1932) Author: Oneal, Benjamin Grady "Ben" Relating to empowering certain water control and improvement districts to refund oustanding indebtedness.
HB 23 41-0 (1929) Author: Montgomery, William Rogers Relating to creating Hidalgo County Water Improvement District Number Five, in Hidalgo County, Texas, into a Water Control and Improvement District, without changing the name of said District, validating and approving all orders made by the Commissioners' Court of said county in respect to the original organization of said district as a Water Improvement District. House: Conservation & Reclamation
HB 262 41-0 (1929) Author: Jones, Walter E. Relating to providing for the creation of private corporations for the purpose of owning lands in the Water Control and Improvement Districts, Water Improvement Districts, Levee Improvement Districts, Drainage Districts, in aid of the development and improvement of lands reclaimed, or to be reclaimed, within such districts, so that such lands may be speedily improved, subdivided, sold and utilized. House: Municipal & Private Corporations
HB 455 41-0 (1929) Author: Jones, Walter E. Relating to creating La Salle County Water Improvement District Number 1, embracing lands in the County of La Salle, in the State of Texas, as a Water Improvement District and body politic and corporate under Section 59, Article 16, of the Constitution, and defining its boundaries.
HB 458 41-0 (1929) Author: Hornaday, Emery Polk Relating to creating La Feria Water Control and Improvement District, Cameron County Number Three (3) in Cameron County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the Commissioners' Court of said county in respect to the original organization of said district as a Water Improvement District under Article 3, Section 52 of the Constitution.
HB 459 41-0 (1929) Author: Montgomery, William Rogers Relating to creating Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6, in Hidalgo County, Texas.
HB 479 41-0 (1929) Author: Montgomery, William Rogers | et. al. Relating to creating Hidalgo and Cameron Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 9 in Hidalgo and Cameron Counties, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the Board of Water Engineers of the State of Texas in respect to the original organization of said District as a Water Control and Improvement District under Section 59, of Article 16, of the Constitution of the State of Texas.
HB 489 41-0 (1929) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. | et. al. Relating to clarifying and making adequate the law regulating Water Control and Improvement Districts and to cause the same to comport with Section 59 of Article XVI of the Constitution of Texas.
HB 589 41-0 (1929) Author: Dunlap, Edwin Donald "Ed" Relating to creating and establishing Starr County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HB 653 41-0 (1929) Author: Finlay, Sr., James Relating to providing a means of abolishing certain Water Control and Improvement Districts.
HB 690 41-0 (1929) Author: Montgomery, William Rogers Relating to creating and validating Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 in Hidalgo County, Texas, as a Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 735 41-0 (1929) Author: Montgomery, William Rogers Relating to creating Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District Number Seven, wholly within Hidalgo County and State of Texas.
SB 159 41-0 (1929) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to validating an act regarding certain conservation and reclamation districts.
SB 367 41-0 (1929) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to creating Willacy County Water Control and Improvement District Number 1, embracing lands in the counties of Willacy and Hidalgo, in the State of Texas, as a conservation and reclamation district and body politic and corporate, under Section 59, Article 16, of the Constitution, and defining its boundaries.
SB 434 41-0 (1929) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to creating Santa Maria Water Control and Improvement District Cameron County Number Four in Cameron County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the Commissioners' Court of said County in respect to the original organization of said district as a Water Improvement District under Article 3, Section 52 of the Constitution.
HB 156 41-1 (1929) Author: Smith, Travis E. Relating to amending a certain Statute; relating to the employment and duties of engineers for Water Improvement Districts, so as to allow such Districts to employ engineers without awaiting the return of the list of assessments of taxable property in such Districts.
HB 157 41-1 (1929) Author: Smith, Travis E. Relating to amending a certain Statute; relating to the sale of surplus water by Irrigation and Water Improvement Districts, so as to authorize said Districts to sell surplus water to lands in the same vicinity for the purpose of irrigation, domestic or commercial uses.
HB 158 41-1 (1929) Author: Smith, Travis E. Relating to the addition of lands to Water Improvement Districts; amending a certain Statute.
HB 159 41-1 (1929) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. | et. al. Relating to amending law relating to Water Improvement Districts.
HB 221 41-1 (1929) Author: Hornaday, Emery Polk Relating to creating and validating Cameron County Water Improvement District No. 10 as a Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 222 41-1 (1929) Author: Hornaday, Emery Polk Relating to creating and validating Cameron County Water Improvement District No. 11 as a Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 223 41-1 (1929) Author: Hornaday, Emery Polk Relating to creating and validating Cameron County Water Improvement District No. 12 as a Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 45 41-2 (1929) Author: Hornaday, Emery Polk Relating to amending certain laws; enlarging and extending the purposes for which Water Improvement Districts may issue bonds, by providing that said districts may contract with other districts for a water supply and may purchase or make such improvements as may be necessary to receive and distribute such water supply and may incur indebtedness to fully carry out each and all of the purposes of its organization and issue bonds in payment therefor.
HB 199 41-2 (1929) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to creating and validating Nueces County Water Improvement District Number One, situated wholly within Nueces County, Texas.
SB 129 41-2 (1929) Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will" | et. al. Relating to authorizing any water improvement district to create emergency loans and issue interim bonds for the purposes, in the manner, and under the restrictions and limitations, now provided.
HB 39 41-4 (1930) Author: Montgomery, William Rogers Relating to creating Hidalgo County Water Improvement District Number Six, in Hidalgo County, Texas.
HB 59 41-4 (1930) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to authorizing any district that may have availed itself of the provisions of Article 8195 and become a Conservation and Reclamation District to issue bonds of said district for the purpose of refunding any indebtedness incurred prior to the time of such change and to levy a tax in payment thereof.
SB 51 41-4 (1930) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin Relating to creating and validating Maverick County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HB 42 41-5 (1930) Author: Savage, William Thomas Relating to granting certain righs of eminent domain to Water Improvement Districts, authorizing such Districts to acquire by condemnation lands, easements and other property and the fee simple title, easement or right-of-way in, over or through any and all lands for any of its necessary and authorized purposes, except lands used for cemetery purposes, and lands used for supplying water under the laws of this State.
SB 55 41-5 (1930) Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will" Relating to authorizing Water Control and Improvement Districts and Water Improvement Districts to declare an emergency in certain cases and under certain limitations, and to issue Interim Bonds in evidence of such emergency loans, and pledge taxes and bonds of such Districts to secure payment of such emergency loans evidenced by such Interim Bonds.
HB 84 40-0 (1927) Author: Smith, R. R. Relating to amending an Act relating to the hearing of petitions for organization of water control and improvement districts.
HB 557 40-0 (1927) Author: Pool, Adrian C. | et. al. Relating to authorizing conservation and reclamation districts obtaining a water supply under contract with the United States, to waive the statutory lien given them.
HB 572 40-0 (1927) Author: Webb, Henry E. Relating to authorizing lands, either within or without existing water improvement districts, to be included within a district organized for cooperation with the United States under the Federal Reclamation Laws, for the purpose of the construction of irrigation works or the obtaining of a water supply therefrom.
SB 248 40-0 (1927) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to providing that all conservation and reclamation districts under the name of Water Improvement Districts and in the organization of which petitions were signed by more than fifty persons owning land within the boundaries of such district and said petitions were filed in the month of September, 1926 that the organization of such districts and the authorization for the issuance of notes by such districts are hereby ratified, validated and approved.
SB 338 40-0 (1927) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to Water Improvement Districts by providing that lands in any such District which who are not susceptible of irrigation by gravity from the existing system of canals and laterals, or which the owner or owners thereof no longer desire to irrigate from such system, or which for other reasons, should be withdrawn from such district, may be discontinued as part of such District.
SB 448 40-0 (1927) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to validating the bonds of Cameron County Water Improvement District Number Five, in Cameron County, Texas, in the sum of Six Hundred Thousand ($600,000.00) Dollars, authorized by an election held in said District on the 21st day of December, A.D. 1926, and validating all the Acts done and performed by the Board of Directors, and officers, attorneys, agents, servants and employees of said district, and by the election officers who held said election, in connection with the holding of said election and the issuance of said bonds, and authorizing the expenditure of the proceeds from the sale of said bonds for drainage and reclamation purposes.
SB 449 40-0 (1927) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to the organization and Government of Water Control and Improvement Districts and authorizing said Districts to sell surplus water for irrigation purposes for lands other than those included in the District, and to supply certain waters to other Districts and for other purposes, removing the restriction as to the period for which sale of water may be made.
HB 70 40-1 (1927) Author: Lipscomb, George Raiford | et. al. Relating to the controlling of waters by any mechanical means; providing that the land composing regulating water control and improvement districts may consist of separate bodies of land, separated by land not embraced in said district.
HB 81 40-1 (1927) Author: Smith, R. R. | et. al. Relating to providing that any road district, a portion of which is proposed to be incorporated into a new road district, should embrace whole or part of any levee improvement district, drainage district, or other improvement district created under any law passed pursuant to Section 52, Article 3, of the Constitution of this State.
HB 124 40-1 (1927) Author: Hornaday, Emery Polk Relating to creating Cameron County Water Control and Improvement District Number Six, of Cameron County, Texas, defining its boundaries, and which district embraces the same territory included within Cameron County Water Improvement District Number Six.
HB 125 40-1 (1927) Author: Hornaday, Emery Polk Relating to creating Cameron County Water Control and Improvement District Number Seven, of Cameron County, Texas, defining its boundaries, and which district embraces the same territory included within Cameron County Water Improvement District Number Seven.
HB 126 40-1 (1927) Author: Hornaday, Emery Polk Relating to creating Cameron County Water Control and Improvement District Number Five, of Cameron County, Texas, defining its boundaries, and which District embraces the same territory included within Cameron County Water Improvement District Number Five.
HB 146 40-1 (1927) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to providing for the approval of bonds issued by water control and improvement districts, including preliminary bonds.
HB 147 40-1 (1927) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to providing for the validation of water control and improvement districts and bonds issued thereby and taxes levied in payment therefor.
SB 77 40-1 (1927) Author: Stuart, Robert Alda | et. al. Relating to providing for the control of waters by any mechanical means.
SB 113 40-1 (1927) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to creating Cameron County Water Control and improvement District Number Seven, of Cameron County, Texas, defining its boundaries, and which district embraces the same territory included within Cameron County Water Improvement District Number Seven.
SB 114 40-1 (1927) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to creating Cameron County Water Control and Improvement District Number Six, of Cameron County, Texas, defining its boundaries, and which district embraces the same territory included within Cameron County Water Improvement District Number Six.
SB 115 40-1 (1927) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to creating Cameron County Water Control and Improvement District Number Five, of Cameron County, Texas, defining its boundaries, and which district embraces the same territory included within Cameron County Water Improvement District Number Five.
HB 532 39-0 (1925) Author: McGill, Joseph 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, to acquire, construct, operate, lease or otherwise control, use or employ steam and water power facilities and plants for the generation, distribution and supply of electrical energy. House: Conservation and Reclamation
SB 169 39-0 (1925) Author: Stuart, Robert Alda Relating to providing for the organization and government of Water Control and Improvement Districts, providing such districts may have and exercise all the authority and privileges provided by the Constitution. Senate: Mining, Irrigation and Drainage
SB 181 39-0 (1925) Author: Stuart, Robert Alda Relating to declaring that Tarrant County Water Improvement District No. 1 has heretofore been duly and regularly established as a defined water improvement district in accordance with the provisions of certain statutes; defining the boundaries of said district; granting said district a special law for its local government. Senate: Mining, Irrigation and Drainage
SB 312 39-0 (1925) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to limiting the issuance of notes to four per cent of the proposed cost of improvements to be made in creating water improvement districts. Senate: State Affairs
SB 327 39-0 (1925) Author: Parnell, John D. | et. al. Relating to water improvement districts and providing that lands admitted to a water improvement district organized or operating under Section 59, Article 16 of the State Constitution may be admitted upon agreement that same be taxed upon assessment of benefit plan or upon a uniform acreage basis or upon definite annual payment. Senate: State Affairs
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 287 38-0 (1923) Author: Gipson, Ennis H. | et. al. Relating to providing that a water improvement district which has made and filed an application with the State Board of Water Engineers for the appropriation and use of water on certain defined lands and for the storage of the water of a stream and watershed and shall have been granted a permit therefor by the State Board of Water Engineers.
HB 292 38-0 (1923) Author: Gipson, Ennis H. | et. al. Relating to providing that the board of directors of a water improvement district may exclude from same, without requiring an application therefor, lands which cannot be irrigated by gravity flow from the canal system as planned and constructed, and if the owner of such lands shall thereafter and within on year elect to place said lands or part thereof in cultivation by use of water from said irrigation system by means other than provided at the time said lands were excluded.
HB 295 38-0 (1923) Author: Stewart, W. W. Relating to providing for the election of directors of water improvement districts.
HB 469 38-0 (1923) Author: Lewis, A. L. | et. al. Relating to providing for amortization and an emergency fund for water improvement and irrigation districts and directing the purpose for which said fund shall expended and providing for its investment and providing the method and manner of making and collecting water assessments.
HB 566 38-0 (1923) Author: Gipson, Ennis H. | et. al. Relating to providing that the board of directors of a water improvement district may exclude from same without requiring an application therefor lands which cannot be irrigated by gravity flow from the canal system as planned and constructed.
SB 55 38-2 (1923) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to amending certain statute by providing for ordering of elections by the commissioners' court for the organization of water improvement districts.
HB 320 37-0 (1921) Author: Stewart, W. W. | et. al. Relating to providing for organization and government of water improvement and irrigation districts.
SB 202 37-0 (1921) Author: Dudley, Richard M. Relating to authorizing water improvement districts or conservation and reclamation districts which may be operating under contract with the United States Government to acquire, construct, operate, lease or otherwise control, use or employ water power facilities and plants for the generation of electric energy.
HB 40 37-1 (1921) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to the organization and government of water improvement and irrigation districts; providing for the fixing of liens and the collection of taxes, and the protection of the water supply by such districts.
SB 14 37-1 (1921) Author: Bledsoe, William Harrison Relating to amending law relating to water improvement and irrigation districts.
SB 347 36-0 (1919) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to amending certain statute relating to conservation and reclamation districts by providing in substance that districts created under the provisions of said statute are empowered to own and construct reservoirs, dams, wells, canals, etc., and to acquire the necessary right-of-way for same, by purchase, gift, grant of condemnation. Senate: Mining, Irrigation and Drainage
HB 28 36-2 (1919) Author: Stewart, W. W. | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws relating to the organization and operation of water improvement districts.
HB 33 36-2 (1919) Author: Winfree, Edwin Relating to amending laws relating to providing the method and manner of making and collecting water assessments.
HB 40 36-2 (1919) Author: Canales, José Tomás Relating to amending law relating to the impounding of water.
HB 82 36-2 (1919) Author: Stewart, W. W. Relating to providing that Water Improvement Districts organized and operating under the laws of the State may issue notes for the purpose of making repairs.
HB 87 36-2 (1919) Author: Canales, José Tomás Relating to amending Sections 6 and 7 of Chapter 25, Acts of the 35th Legislature, 4th Called Session, approved March 21, 1918, providing how Water Improvement Districts and Drainage Districts may be constituted conservation and reclamation districts, and how shall be governed and controlled, authorizing the levy of taxes in certain cases upon a benefit basis instead of an ad valorem basis.
SB 18 36-2 (1919) Author: Dudley, Richard M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts providing for the organization and operation of water improvement districts.
SB 71 36-2 (1919) Author: Dudley, Richard M. Relating to providing that Water Improvement Districts organized and operating under the laws of the State may issue notes in a sum not to exceed 30,000 for the purpose of making repairs on its system.
HB 238 35-0 (1917) Author: Hardey, F. J. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the commissioners courts to create and establish water improvement districts.
SB 137 35-0 (1917) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to authorizing the commissioners courts of several counties to create and establish water improvement districts to construct reservoirs, dams, canals, etc.
HB 19 35-4 (1918) Author: O'Brien, George Cave Relating to the creation of water control and preservation districts; providing penalties.
HB 125 35-4 (1918) Author: Bryan, E. R. Relating to amending certain laws relating to the appointment of a Tax Assessor and Collector of Water Improvement Districts.
SB 10 35-4 (1918) Author: Collins, Vinson Allen "Yank" Relating to authorizing the creation and establishment of Water Control and Preservation Districts for the control and preservation of the purity of the waters, creeks, bayous, lakes, canals, streams or other waters for irrigation or in aid thereof, by the prevention of the inflow of salt water or other deleterious substances; providing penalties.
SB 66 35-4 (1918) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to amending Act, relating to the appointment of a Tax Assessor and Collector of Water Improvement Districts, providing that such tax assessors and collectors may be appointed by the directors or may be elected at an election called for that purpose, providing for the selection, qualification, bond, compensation and duties of tax assessors, and collectors of water improvement districts.
SB 79 35-4 (1918) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to providing for the creation of conservation and reclamation districts.
SB 6 34-0 (1915) Author: Bailey, Louis Hart Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to placing the finances of all improvement, navigation, drainage, road or irrigation districts under the control and supervision of the County Auditor.
SB 238 31-0 (1909) Author: Meachum, James McDonald | et. al. Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of the several counties in Texas to create and establish Improvement Districts to prevent overflows, and to construct and maintain levees and other improvements on rivers, creeks, and streams to prevent overflows, to order and hold elections for the purpose of voting on the establishment of such improvement districts and authorizing the issuance of bonds to pay for such improvement districts and the maintenance thereof, and the levy and collection of taxes to pay for such bonds and interest thereon, to appoint commissioners and all other necessary officers of such Improvement Districts for the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this Act; and making it a penal offense for any person to willfully prevent the Improvement District officers from entering upon such person's land for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act, and providing a penalty therefor, and creating other offenses and providing penalties therefor under this Act.

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