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HB 174 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions for water supply projects. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 180 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the review of groundwater conservation districts by the state auditor. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 773 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to information on projected changes in weather, water availability, and climate variability in strategic plans of certain state agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1573 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to personnel requirements for water loss auditors. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1863 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the use of money in the state water pollution control revolving fund. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2005 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the duty of the Texas Water Development Board to conduct studies of and prepare and submit reports on aquifer storage and recovery. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
HB 2204 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the requirements for construction contracts for certain water supply projects, treatment works, and flood control measures. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2215 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the deadline for adoption of desired future conditions in groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2240 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a requirement that certain recipients of financial assistance from the Texas Water Development Board adopt certain restrictions on water use by their customers. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2377 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2943 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the use of money in the state water pollution control revolving fund. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2948 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the state and regional water planning process. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 3028 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to groundwater ownership and rights. House: Natural Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3037 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the definition of groundwater management areas to coincide with major and minor aquifers and the joint planning process in those areas. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3043 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the joint planning process for groundwater management. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3746 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al. Relating to the permissible uses of the floodplain management account. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 3846 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the management of the upper San Saba River. House: Natural Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3987 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to use the state participation account of the water development fund to provide financial assistance for the development of certain facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4230 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions for flood control or mitigation projects. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HCR 43 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Directing the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to support the creation of a model water recycling project. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HJR 36 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide assistance to economically distressed areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HJR 101 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating a portion of the revenue derived from the state sales and use tax to the Texas Water Development Fund II. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 1872 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 2552 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1289. Reported enrolled
SB 538 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 821 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the qualifications for membership on the Texas Water Development Board. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 866 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the use of money in the state water pollution control revolving fund. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1053 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to an appeal of a desired future condition in a groundwater management area. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1289 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1312 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the deadline for adoption of desired future conditions in groundwater conservation districts. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1416 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the requirements for construction contracts for certain water supply projects, treatment works, and flood control measures. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1511 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the state and regional water planning process and the funding of projects included in the state water plan. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1525 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to studies by the Texas Water Development Board of water needs and availability in this state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1528 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the joint planning process for groundwater management. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1538 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Relating to the permissible uses of the floodplain management account. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1775 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to use the state participation account of the water development fund to provide financial assistance for the development of certain facilities. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 2140 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the provision by the Texas Water Development Board of financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Natural Resources
SJR 61 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SR 721 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Recognizing the Texas Water Development Board on the occasion of its 60th anniversary. Reported enrolled
HB 27 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
HB 226 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the state and regional water planning process. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 228 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to appropriations of water for use in aquifer storage and recovery projects. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 229 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to use the state participation account of the water development fund to provide financial assistance for the development of certain facilities. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 230 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the use of money in the state water pollution control revolving fund. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 277 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the duty of the Texas Water Development Board to conduct studies of and prepare and submit reports on aquifer storage and recovery. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 30 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the development of seawater and brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 163 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to interstate cooperation to address regional water issues. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 200 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 280 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the information required to be posted by the Texas Water Development Board on the board's Internet website regarding the use of the state water implementation fund for Texas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 632 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to the planning and funding of water projects to be constructed in a region other than the region proposing the project. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 835 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to research, development and utilization of brackish groundwater resources. House: Natural Resources Referred directly to s/c on Special Water Districts by chair
HB 836 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources Referred directly to s/c on Special Water Districts by chair
HB 928 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Motion withdrawn
HB 949 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the obligation of certain retail public utilities to mitigate their system water loss. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1191 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the regulation of commercial development of groundwater in certain areas. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 1222 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions for water supply projects. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1224 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the purposes for which the assets of certain revolving funds administered by the Texas Water Development Board may be used. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1232 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board of the hydrology and geology of the confined and unconfined aquifers in this state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1296 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the appointment of certain representatives to certain regional water planning groups. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1635 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the management of groundwater, including the classification of and the obtaining of information regarding groundwater and the formulation of desired future conditions by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2031 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the diversion, treatment, and use of marine seawater and the discharge of treated marine seawater and waste resulting from the desalination of marine seawater; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2570 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the incorporation of climate and precipitation forecasts in state, regional, and local water planning. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3298 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Water Development Board regarding the development of a market and conveyance network for water in this state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 3340 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the administration and implementation of the Flood Control and Insurance Act; adding provisions subject to a civil or criminal penalty and affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3696 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to establishing the Texas Water Research Program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3803 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to defining the occurrence of an interregional conflict between regional water plans. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HCR 74 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Directing the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to support the creation of a model water recycling project in an appropriate location. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 77 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 78 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the matters to be considered in developing the state water plan. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 413 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the qualifications for membership on the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 991 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to a requirement that the General Land Office conduct a study regarding the use of wind or solar power to desalinate brackish groundwater. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1101 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the authority to determine the supply of groundwater in and potential impacts on public health of certain regional water plans. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1337 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions for water supply projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
House passage as amended reported
SB 1409 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board regarding the mapping of groundwater in confined and unconfined aquifers. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1415 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the purposes for which the assets of certain revolving funds administered by the Texas Water Development Board may be used. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1421 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the management of groundwater, including the classification of and the obtaining of information regarding groundwater and the formulation of desired future conditions by a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1588 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the management of the water resources of the state. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1616 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the composition of the Texas Water Development Board. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1738 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the diversion and use of marine seawater, including the development of marine seawater desalination projects, integrated marine seawater desalination and power projects, and facilities for the storage, conveyance, and delivery of desalinated marine seawater. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1907 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Water Development Board regarding the development of a market and conveyance network for water in this state. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SCR 34 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Directing the Texas Water Development Board to conduct a feasibility study on the use of brackish groundwater sources in Montgomery County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the administration of the Texas Water Development Board and the funding of water projects by the board and other entities; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 11 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to finance certain water-related projects. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Returned to committee
HB 19 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to finance certain transportation infrastructure and water-related projects. House: Appropriations No action taken in committee
HB 141 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to county and municipal land development regulation. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 227 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to be used for the purposes of the water infrastructure fund during the next state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 378 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 998 83-0 (2013) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to the appropriation of money from the general revenue fund to the Texas Water Development Board to provide a grant to the Angelina and Neches River Authority to be used by the authority for the purpose of obtaining preconstruction permits or other authorizations for the proposed Lake Columbia reservoir project. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1363 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2577 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to water well recordkeeping and reporting requirements, including the production, use, and withdrawal of groundwater. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2578 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the development of brackish groundwater and the use of brackish water and seawater; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2708 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the imposition of a tax on water consumption by certain residential water customers and the use of the revenue generated by the tax to finance water projects; providing for penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 2752 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the development and operation of advanced brackish desalination projects. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2781 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3167 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to water programs administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3535 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the management, operation, rulemaking authority, and oversight of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3603 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to water conservation. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3605 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to financial assistance awarded by the Texas Water Development Board for water supply projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3607 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the submission and enforcement of system water loss audits performed by certain retail public utilities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3608 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the evaluation by Texas Water Development Board of applications for financial assistance for certain retail public utilities. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HCR 216 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3605. Filed
SB 4 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the administration and functions of the Texas Water Development Board; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 22 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the administration of the Texas Water Development Board; making an appropriation from the economic stabilization fund to finance certain water-related projects. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 78 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 224 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the availability of money from the economic stabilization fund to be used for the purposes of projects in the state water plan. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 235 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the creation of regional authorities for water infrastructure projects. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 272 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to water well recordkeeping and reporting requirements, including the production and use of groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
SB 302 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the management, operation, rulemaking authority, and oversight of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
SB 923 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation and funding of the state water plan fund to assist the Texas Water Development Board in the funding of certain projects included in the state water plan; imposing a fee and a surcharge. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1169 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to water conservation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
House passage as amended reported
SB 1284 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the development and operation of advanced brackish desalination projects. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1500 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the criteria to be used by the Texas Water Development Board in prioritizing applications for funds for the implementation of water supply projects. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1551 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to the provision of affordable housing and other services in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1624 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the establishment of regional water banks by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Texas Water Development Board. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1760 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SJR 1 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas and the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to assist in the financing of priority projects in the state water plan. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 24 83-1 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. Filed
HB 865 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the composition and use of money in the rural water assistance fund. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 977 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1319 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the calculation and reporting of water usage by municipalities and water utilities. House: Natural Resources Considered in Calendars
HB 1482 82-0 (2011) Author: Beck, Marva Relating to groundwater conservation district management plans. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1487 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to a study comparing the effects on retail water and sewer utility service rates of acquiring by certain means additional water for Bexar County retail water and sewer utility service consumers. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1732 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the provision by the Texas Water Development Board of financial assistance for certain projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1734 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for certain projects if the applicant has failed to complete a request for information relevant to the project. House: Natural Resources Considered in Calendars
HB 2112 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to priority groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2166 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the procedures for and appeals of desired future conditions adopted by groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2760 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to species-protection programs for the Edwards Aquifer, the Guadalupe River Basin, the San Antonio River Basin, and the San Antonio Bay and estuary system; imposing a tax. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2803 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to county and municipal land development regulation. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2939 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the annual reporting of groundwater use in activities related to the exploration or drilling for or production of oil or gas by owners or operators of oil and gas wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3090 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the frequency of water audits by certain retail public utilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3273 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the creation and funding of the state water implementation fund for Texas to assist the Texas Water Development Board in the funding of certain projects included in the state water plan. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3391 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3530 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the review and functions of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 137 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 138 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation and funding of the state water implementation fund for Texas to assist the Texas Water Development Board in the funding of certain projects included in the state water plan. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 2482 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 313. Reported enrolled
HR 2659 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 660. Reported enrolled
SB 181 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to the calculation and reporting of water usage by municipalities and water utilities for state water planning and other purposes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 313 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to priority groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 334 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the applicability of the constitutional limit on state debt payable from the general revenues of the state to bonds issued by the Texas Water Development Board. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 360 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the composition and use of money in the rural water assistance fund. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 370 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for certain projects if the applicant has failed to complete a request for information relevant to the project. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 424 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 660 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the review and functions of the Texas Water Development Board, including the functions of the board and related entities in connection with the process for establishing and appealing desired future conditions in a groundwater management area. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 727 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Beck, Marva
Relating to groundwater conservation district management plans. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 907 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to the management, operation, rulemaking authority, and oversight of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1132 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the water rights permits issued to the Texas Water Development Board for the Allens Creek Reservoir. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1306 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the procedures for and appeals of desired future conditions adopted by groundwater management areas. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1595 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to species-protection programs for the Edwards Aquifer, the Guadalupe River Basin, the San Antonio River Basin, and the San Antonio Bay and estuary system; imposing a tax. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1606 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to reporting requirements regarding groundwater withdrawals for water wells. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1690 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the consideration of and action on applications for financial assistance for water supply and sewer service projects in economically distressed areas. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1816 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to county and municipal land development regulation. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: International Relations & Trade
H. refuses to adopt conf. comm. rept-reported
SJR 3 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 4 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 25 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SR 1250 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 660. Reported enrolled
HB 1818 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2108 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to the deadlines for commencement and completion of the Lake Columbia reservoir project. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2374 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to financial assistance by the Texas Water Development Board for the connection of residences in economically distressed areas to public water supply and sanitary sewer systems. House: Natural Resources
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3494 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the establishment of desired future conditions of groundwater resources and revision of those conditions by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3526 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Water Development Board and related entities, including the funding of projects by the board and the composition, duties, recommendations, and expenses of entities created to study and provide advice regarding environmental flows. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Conf. Comm. Report printed and distributed
HB 3527 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the use of the state participation account of the water development fund. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3542 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the issuance of grants by the Texas Water Development Board for water and wastewater system improvements in economically distressed areas. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3861 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the financing by the Texas Water Development Board of the proposed Lake Columbia reservoir project. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 4110 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the purchase, donation, and sale of promotional items by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4299 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 4469 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to administration of the storage acquisition fund by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4656 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the management, operation, and review of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HJR 128 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1360 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the deadlines for commencement and completion of the Lake Columbia reservoir project. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1405 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to assist the Texas Water Development Board in incorporating the potential effects of climate variability into the state water plan. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1406 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to the consideration of the effects of climate variability on water supplies in regional and state water plans. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 2120 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to the management, operation, and review of groundwater conservation districts and to the potential impact of districts' rules and plans on the Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
SB 2208 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the purchase, donation, and sale of promotional items by the Texas Water Development Board. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2283 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the use of the state participation account of the Texas Water Development Fund. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2284 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the issuance of grants by the Texas Water Development Board for water and wastewater system improvements in economically distressed areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2285 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to financial assistance by the Texas Water Development Board for the connection of residences in economically distressed areas to public water supply and sanitary sewer systems. House: Natural Resources
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2296 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the submission of groundwater management plans to the executive administrator of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2311 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to Texas Water Development Board surveys for water infrastructure financing. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2312 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to eligibility for funds from the water infrastructure fund from the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2313 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the creation of the water plan projects fund to assist the Texas Water Development Board in the funding of certain projects identified in the state and regional water plans. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2314 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the adoption of rules by the Texas Water Development Board regarding supplemental funding resulting from federal economic recovery legislation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 2315 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Rios Ybarra, Tara
Relating to water audits by retail public utilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2317 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the composition, duties, recommendations, and expenses of certain entities created to study and provide advice regarding environmental flows. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SJR 50 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SR 1100 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3526. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HB 4 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to water conservation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 1313 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to transmittal to the Texas Water Development Board and a local groundwater conservation district of certain information by a person applying to subdivide a tract of land. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1502 80-0 (2007) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to conflicts between regional water plans prepared by regional water planning groups. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1657 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the protection and use of intellectual property by the executive administrator of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 2108 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the deadline for the Parks and Wildlife Department, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and the Texas Water Development Board to complete priority instream flow studies of the state's rivers and streams. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 3073 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the transfer of responsibility for the National Flood Insurance Program from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Texas Water Development Board and the administration and funding of the program. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3477 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the operation of the strategic mapping program administered by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3776 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to approve the regional water plan for Region L and include the plan in the state water plan. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HCR 223 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert Requesting the Texas Water Development Board to identify critical water communities that it projects may see their water demand exceed supply in future years. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 239 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Respectfully urging the Texas Water Development Board to accelerate implementation of the colonia water project at State Highway 359 and Mines Road. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 293 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 3. Received from the House
HR 2887 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 3. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
HR 2921 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 3. Reported enrolled
SB 3 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the development, management, and preservation of the water resources of the state; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 181 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the validation of governmental acts and proceedings of the Texas Water Development Board pertaining to a regional water plan submitted after the applicable deadline. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 616 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the protection and use of intellectual property by the executive administrator of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 662 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to transmittal to the Texas Water Development Board and a local groundwater conservation district of certain information by a person applying to subdivide a tract of land. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 868 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the deadline for the Parks and Wildlife Department, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and the Texas Water Development Board to complete priority instream flow studies of the state's rivers and streams. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1436 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the transfer of responsibility for the National Flood Insurance Program from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Texas Water Development Board and the administration and funding of the program and to the creation of a center to study elevation and related data; providing for the imposition of penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 1762 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board regarding the impact of climate change on surface water supplies from the portion of the Rio Grande in Texas subject to the Rio Grande Compact. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SJR 20 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide assistance to economically distressed areas. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Filed with the Secretary of State
SR 1206 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 3. Reported enrolled
HB 356 79-0 (2005) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the repeal of the statutory provision regarding the adoption and use by the Texas Water Development Board of a capital spending plan for certain state-funded water-related programs under the board's jurisdiction. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 578 79-0 (2005) Author: Campbell, Scott
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the inclusion in a regional water plan of information regarding water infrastructure facilities that may be used in an emergency shortage of water. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1224 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to a study of the effects of take-or-pay contracts on water conservation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1226 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to water conservation. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1462 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the referral by the Texas Water Development Board of certain persons to another state agency, office, or division for investigation or enforcement action. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1657 79-0 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the administration by the Texas Water Development Board of certain water-related programs financed by federal funds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1670 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the resolution of conflicts between regional water plans and groundwater conservation district management plans. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2430 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the establishment of a rainwater harvesting evaluation committee and to standards for harvested rainwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2494 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the use of certain fees by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2731 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the model subdivision rules adopted by the Texas Water Development Board to assure that minimum standards for safe and sanitary water supply and sewer services in residential areas of certain political subdivisions are met. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2915 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the designation of river basins by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 3310 79-0 (2005) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to groundwater planning and data collection. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 3 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the development and management of the water resources of the state, including the creation of a groundwater conservation district; imposing fees and providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 374 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the repeal of the statutory provision regarding the adoption and use by the Texas Water Development Board of a capital spending plan for certain state-funded water-related programs under the board's jurisdiction. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 964 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the authorization, administration, and funding of the program to provide financial assistance for the construction, acquisition, or improvement of water supply and sewer services for economically distressed areas. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1366 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to implementing a clean coal project in this state. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1443 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the model subdivision rules adopted by the Texas Water Development Board to assure that minimum standards for safe and sanitary water supply and sewer services in residential areas of certain political subdivisions are met. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 1514 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the administration by the Texas Water Development Board of certain water-related programs financed by federal funds. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SJR 3 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 27 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide assistance to economically distressed areas. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
HB 41 79-1 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the maximum permitted withdrawals and critical period management of groundwater in the area regulated by the Edwards Aquifer Authority and to the operations and oversight of the Edwards Aquifer Authority. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 24 79-1 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the maximum permitted withdrawals and critical period management of groundwater in the area regulated by the Edwards Aquifer Authority and to the operations and oversight of the Edwards Aquifer Authority. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SJR 12 79-1 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide assistance to economically distressed areas. Senate: International Relations & Trade Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 6 79-2 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide assistance to economically distressed areas. Senate: International Relations & Trade Committee report printed and distributed
SB 11 79-3 (2006) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the temporary extension of the deadline for submitting a regional water plan to the Texas Water Development Board for approval and inclusion in the state water plan. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1370 78-0 (2003) Author: Luna, Vilma
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the study and implementation of seawater desalination. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1378 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to certain duties and information regarding water planning and development matters in the state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3442 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to certain expenditures, charges, and other financial matters of certain governmental entities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/03
HCR 245 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Addressing issues relative to small community water systems that face exceptional physical or financial circumstances in attempting to comply with federal Safe Drinking Water Act requirements relating to naturally occurring materials. House: Environmental Regulation Received from the House
SB 743 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the study and implementation of seawater desalination. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1053 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to certain water pollution and conservation programs administered by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SCR 41 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Directing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and Texas Water Development Board to exclude consideration of recreational fishing restrictions in any study of Texas bays and estuaries. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 3017 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the review and functions of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3286 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to energy and water conservation measures by state agencies and local governments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HCR 270 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Directing the Panhandle Regional Water Planning Group to examine the Sweetwater Creek Reservoir site, and encouraging the Texas Water Development Board to make money available to fund the study. House: Natural Resources Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HJR 81 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Natural Resources
Filed with the Secretary of State
HR 983 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al. Commending the Texas Colorado River Floodplain Coalition, supporting efforts by the coalition and state agencies to enhance flood and emergency management, and soliciting any report or recommendations resulting from their collaboration. House: Natural Resources Reported enrolled
SB 312 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the review and functions of the Texas Water Development Board and the improvement of certain water delivery infrastructure. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1510 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the office of the colonia initiatives coordinator. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SR 818 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Supporting a joint effort by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, the Texas Water Development Board, the Division of Emergency Management of the Texas Department of Public Safety, and the Texas Colorado River Flood Plain Coalition to pursue means of enhancing flood and emergency management and to revise flood maps, and resolving that the agencies and the coalition provide a report to the 78th Legislature. Reported enrolled
HB 276 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the requirement that the Texas Water Development Board hold periodic meetings regarding economically distressed area projects. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1900 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to grants from the water loan assistance fund for certain projects. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2575 76-0 (1999) Author: Counts, David Relating to the operations of the Texas Water Bank. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3278 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to providing for representation of agricultural interests in the water resource planning and management activities of the state. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3349 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the brush control program administered by the State Soil and Water Conservation Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock Postponed
HB 3594 76-0 (1999) Author: Counts, David Relating to the development of a water supply reservoir project at a site known as the Allens Creek Reservoir site in Austin County, Texas, and providing for the issuance of certain water rights permits to the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 715 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to set performance standards for certain colonias contracts and to deny an application for financial assistance or terminate a contract for inability to perform. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 898 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to grants from the water loan assistance fund for certain projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 914 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to set performance standards for certain colonias contracts and to deny an application for financial assistance or terminate a contract for inability to perform. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Referred to Border Affairs
SB 991 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to the operations of the Texas Water Bank. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1310 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Relating to providing for representation of agricultural interests in water resource planning and management. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1593 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to the development of a water supply reservoir project at the Allens Creek Reservoir site in Austin County, Texas, and providing for the issuance of certain water rights permits to the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1710 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to financial assistance for disadvantaged communities for emergency and long-term water and wastewater services. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 1862 76-0 (1999) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: King, Tracy | et. al.
Relating to the state participation program of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1154 75-0 (1997) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to the purchase by the Texas Water Development Board of certain bonds or other obligations issued by a political subdivision. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2154 75-0 (1997) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide grants of financial assistance from the water loan assistance fund to irrigation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HJR 6 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Texas Water Development Fund II and to authorize the Texas Water Development Board to administer the fund and issue general obligation bonds for the purposes of the fund. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HR 342 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David Directing the Texas Water Development Board to consider the solution to the water problems of the Towns of Stamford and Hamlin a high priority. House: Natural Resources Reported enrolled
SCR 77 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Counts, David
Recommending that the purchase of the Allens Creek Reservoir site be ranked as a high priority by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SJR 17 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to creation of the Texas Water Development Fund II; to authorizing the Texas Water Development Board to administer the fund and issue general obligation bonds for the purposes of the fund; and to the flow of funds for repayment of Texas agricultural water conservation bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 648 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to limiting the authority of the Coastal Coordination Council to review the actions of agencies and subdivisions, defining the scope of the coastal management program, and adding representatives of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board and the Texas Water Development Board to the Coastal Coordination Council. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1269 73-0 (1993) Author: Yost, Gerald
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the powers of the Texas Water Development Board and the executive administrator of the board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1572 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David Relating to revolving fund programs administered by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2271 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the ability of the Texas Water Development Board to obtain insurance and exempting Texas Water Development Board members and employees from personal liability relating to board business. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2643 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David Relating to the development of water resources and granting authority to the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2646 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David Relating to the powers, duties and jurisdiction of the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Water Commission or its successor agency and transferring certain responsibilities to the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 574 73-0 (1993) Author: Truan, Carlos Amending the Coastal Coordination Act so as to include the chair of the Texas Water Development Board, or its designee, on the Coastal Coordination Council. Senate: Natural Resources Subcommittee meeting cancelled
SB 885 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to revolving fund programs administered by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions. House: Natural Resources
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective immediately
SB 1028 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the powers of the Texas Water Development Board and the executive administrator of the board. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1120 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to establishing a wastewater reclamation fund and providing financing to political subdivisions for wastewater reclamation projects to be administered by the Texas Water Development Board. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1207 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the development of water resources and granting authority to the Texas Water Development Board. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1327 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the ability of the Texas Water Development Board to obtain insurance and exempting Texas Water Development Board members and employees from personal liability relating to board business. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1923 72-0 (1991) Author: Willy, John Relating to financial assistance programs of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1059 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Willy, John
Relating to certain financial assistance programs of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
SR 849 72-0 (1991) Author: Rosson, Peggy | et. al. Directing the Subcommittee on Water to conduct an interim study regarding the adequacy of utility service currently being provided in the state. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
HB 49 71-0 (1989) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to water and sewer services; providing the Texas Water Development Board authority to issue bonds and accept gifts and loans and use the money for grants and loans to counties, municipalities, and conservation and.... House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1267 71-0 (1989) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to grants from the Texas Water Development Board for the purchase of equipment for water quality testing. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2316 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the interest rate to be paid for purchase of certain state facilities from the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2317 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the investment authority of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2318 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the use of proceeds from the sale of bonds owned by the Texas Water Development Board and to construction contracts entered into by political subdivisions receiving financial assistance from that board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 73 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al.
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to appropriation of funds to the Texas Water Development Board to construct a new spillway for Sikes Lake at Midwestern State University. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 847 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to grants from the Texas Water Development Board for the purchase of equipment for water quality testing. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 92 71-4 (1990) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the assignment of a reservation granted to the Texas Water Development Board under the state allocation and reservation system for private activity bonds. House: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 67 71-4 (1990) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to allocation of funds by the Texas Water Development Board for the Sulphur River Basin Authority. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
HB 29 71-5 (1990) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the state allocation and reservation systems for private activity bonds. House: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 37 71-5 (1990) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to the allocation of funds by the Texas Water Development Board to the Sulphur River Basin Authority. House: Appropriations Reported favorably with substitute
SB 10 71-5 (1990) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Russell, Sam
Relating to allocation of funds by the Texas Water Development Board for the Sulphur River Basin Authority. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 22 71-5 (1990) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the state allocation and reservation system for private activity bonds. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 17 71-6 (1990) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the state allocation and reservation system for private activity bonds. House: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 37 71-6 (1990) Author: Willy, John Relating to the annexation of land to and the exclusion of land from the Brazosport Water Authority. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Spkr.
SB 25 71-6 (1990) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Russell, Sam
Relating to allocation of funds by the Texas Water Development Board for the Sulphur River Basin Authority. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 42 71-6 (1990) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the state allocation and reservation system for private activity bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Received from the Senate
HB 632 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the investment of certain funds by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 765 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the purchase and sale of certain bonds and investment of certain funds by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1447 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the designation of critical areas and the creation of underground water conservation districts in critical areas. House: Natural Resources 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1497 70-0 (1987) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the responsibilities of the Texas Water Commission, the Texas Water Development Board, and the Parks and Wildlife Department for the bays and estuaries. House: Natural Resources Pending in committee
HB 1509 70-0 (1987) Author: Shelley, Dan
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to proof of water rights for release of funds by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2472 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to establishment of a state water pollution control financial assistance program and a water resources revenue bond program. House: Natural Resources Pending in committee
SB 259 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to the investment of certain funds by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 324 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Yost, Gerald
Relating to the determination of feasibility of and designation of local sponsors for federal water projects by the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Water Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 470 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to sale by the water development board of certain political subdivision bonds to the Texas Water Resource Finance Authority. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 585 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to the water financing programs of the Texas Water Development Board and granting authority to issue bonds or notes, to use of proceeds, and to authorized investments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 683 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to he responsibilities of the Texas Water Commission, the Texas Water Development Board, and the Parks and Wildlife Department for the bays and estuaries. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 947 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Harris, Jack
Relating to updating provisions of the Water Code to conform to the reorganization of the state water agencies. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SJR 54 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the issuance of an additional $400 million of Texas Water Development Bonds for water supply, water quality, and flood control purposes. Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 72 70-2 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the issuance of Texas water development bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Eff. on adoption of const. amendment
SB 31 70-2 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the issuance of Texas Water development bonds. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 39 69-0 (1985) Author: Lee, Don Relating to appeal of orders of the Texas Water Development Board relating to certain federal projects. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 474 69-0 (1985) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and continuation of the Texas Department of Water Resources, the Texas Water Development Board, and the Texas Water Commission; the transfer of powers and duties over water and sewer utilities to the Texas Water Commission from the Public Utilities Commission of Texas; and the transfer of the powers and duties over certain municipal hazardous waste to the Texas Department of Water Resources from the Texas Department of Health; providing penalties. House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
HB 494 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and continuation of the Texas Department of Water Resources, the Texas Water Development Board, and the Texas Water Commission; the transfer of powers and duties over water and sewer utilities to the Texas Water Commission from the Public Utilities Commission of Texas; and the transfer of the powers and duties over certain municipal hazardous waste to the Texas Department of Water Resources from the Texas Department of Health; providing penalties. House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
HB 1864 69-0 (1985) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the administration of water, the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Water Resources, the Texas Water Development Board, and the Texas Water Commission, and audits of districts under the jurisdiction of the Texas Department of Water Resources. House: Government Organization 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2465 69-0 (1985) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the sale of political subdivision bonds owned by the Texas Water Development Board and the disposition of the proceeds of such sale. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Finance
Record vote
HJR 6 69-0 (1985) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the issuance of an additional $980 million of Texas Water Development Bonds, to create special water funds for water conservation, water development, water quality enhancement, flood control, drainage, subsidence control, recharge, chloride control, agricultural soil and water conservation, and desalinization, to authorize a bond insurance program, to clarify the purposes for which Texas Water Development Bonds may be issued, and to authorize the issuance and sale of $200 million of the Texas agricultural water conservation bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 35 69-0 (1985) Author: Craddick, Tom Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a change of the name of the Texas Water Development Board by statute. House: Natural Resources Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HJR 55 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Patricia Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a change of the name of the Texas Water Development Board by statute. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 87 69-0 (1985) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the state's participation in the construction of certain specified reservoir projects through one of the state's storage acquisition programs. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 138 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to the conservation, development, and protection and enhancement of the quality of, and flood and subsidence control for, surface and underground water and providing various financing mechanisms to finance conservation, development, and protection and enhancement of the quality of, and flood, subsidence control, recharge, and chloride control for, surface and underground water and agricultural soil and water conservation. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn by author
SB 249 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the organization, administration, powers, duties, jurisdiction, and continuation of the Texas Water Commission and the Texas Water Development Board; creating the River Authority Study Committee; relating to the transfer of water and sewer utility regulation to the Texas Water Commission from the Public Utility Commission of Texas; relating to certain powers and duties of the Railroad Commission of Texas and the Texas Department of Health; providing for frees and penalties; making appropriations. House: Government Organization
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1404 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the sale of political subdivision bonds owned by the Texas Water Development Board and the disposition of the proceeds of such sale; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SJR 7 69-0 (1985) Author: Santiesteban, H. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the issuance of an additional $600 million of Texas Water Development Bonds. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn by author
SJR 11 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a change of the name of the Texas Water Development Board by statute. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 285 68-0 (1983) Author: Staniswalis, Chip Relating to creation, administration, and operation of a loan assistance program and bond insurance program for water conservation, water development, water quality enhancement, flood control, or any combination of these programs. House: Natural Resources Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HJR 49 68-0 (1983) Author: Staniswalis, Chip Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the issuance of an additional $300 million of Texas Water Development Bonds, authorizing state guarantee of certain local government bonds and other obligations, and authorizing other land programs. House: Natural Resources Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 86 68-2 (1984) Author: Lee, Don Relating to appeal of orders of the Texas Water Development Board relating to certain federal projects. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1981 65-0 (1977) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and operations of the Texas Department of Water Resources; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 106 65-0 (1977) Author: Garcia, Matt
Sponsor: Lombardino, Frank
Permitting Arthur E. Postel to sue the state and the Texas Water Development Board. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SB 1139 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Close, G.R. "Bob"
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and operations of the Texas Department of Water Resources; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1193 65-0 (1977) Author: Hance, Kent Relating to the interest rate charged on certain purchases, sales, and transfers by the Texas Water Department Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 2047 64-0 (1975) Author: Caraway, Bill Relating to the restructuring the Texas Water Rights Commission, the Texas Water Quality Board, and the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Coauthor authorized
HB 2072 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim To carry into effect the provisions of a proposed amendment to Section 49-d-1 of Article III of the Texas Constitution; and authorizing the issuance by the Texas Water Development Board for water quality enhancement purposes of State Bonds the aggregate principal amount of which when added to the total of bonds previously issued and outstanding for water quality enhancement purposes does not exceed a total of $200,000,000. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 2073 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim To carry into effect the provisions of a proposed amendment to Section 49-d-1 of Article III of the Texas Constitution; and authorizing the issuance by the Texas Water Development Board for water quality enhancement purposes of State Bonds the aggregate principal amount of which when added to the total of bonds previously issued and outstanding for water quality enhancement purposes does not exceed a total of $200,000,000. House: Natural Resources Reported from committee with substitute
HJR 67 64-0 (1975) Author: Massey, Tom Relating to providing additional Texas water development bonds. House: Constitutional Revision Considered by committee in formal meeting
HJR 99 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to increasing the additional aggregate principal amount of Texas water development bonds. House: Constitutional Revision
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by Governor
SB 636 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Massey, Tom
Relating to the issuance of additional amounts of Texas Water Development Bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Economic Development
Amendments
SJR 49 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Massey, Tom
Amending Constitution to increase the amount of Texas Water Development Bonds that may be issued and outstanding by the Texas Water Development Board, on approval of two-thirds of the Members of each House of the Legislature. House: Constitutional Revision
Senate: Texas Constitution
Signed by Governor
SCR 69 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Weddington, Sarah
Granting Arthur E. Postel permission to sue the State of Texas. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Failed of adoption
HB 886 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to providing that revenue bonds may be delivered to the Texas Water Development Board as the price for purchase of the state's interest in acquired storage facilities.
HB 961 62-0 (1971) Author: Price, Rayford Relating to providing that revenue bonds may be used as the price for the purchase of the state's interest in acquired storage facilities.
HB 1412 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Relating to amending the Water Code.
HB 1491 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Relating to authorizing further issuance of Two Hundred Million Dollars ($200,000,000) in Texas Water Development Bonds.
HB 1492 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Relating to removing the Thirty Million Dollar limitation on the purchase by the Texas Water Development Board of bonds or other securities of a political subdivision.
HJR 23 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Providing an amendment to Article III, Sections 49-c and 49-d of the Texas Constitution providing for the use of not more than 10 percent of the amount of the money in the Water Development Fund for the construction of waste treatment facilities
HJR 24 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Article III, Section 49-c, of the Texas Constitution to remove the interest rate ceiling on Water Development Bonds.
HJR 25 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Article III, Section 49-c, of the Texas Constitution, to provide for the issuance and sale of $100 million in Water Development Bonds for the purpose of making money available to provide financial assistance for the construction of waste treatment facilities.
SB 229 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles
Sponsor: Clayton, Bill
Relating to providing that revenue bonds may be delivered to the Texas Water Development Board as the price for purchase of the State's interest in acquired storage facilities.
SJR 17 62-0 (1971) Author: Creighton, Tom
Sponsor: Clayton, Bill
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to authorize the Texas Water Quality Board to issue One Hundred Million ($100,000,000) bonds to provide financial assistance in the form of loans or grants to cities or other public agencies for water quality enhancement purposes upon direction of the Texas Water Quality Board, or any successor agency designated by the Legislature.
SJR 18 62-0 (1971) Author: Creighton, Tom Proposing amendment to the Texas Constitution, to provide for the issuance and sale of $100 Million in Water Development Bonds for the purpose of making money available to provide financial assistance for construction of water treatment facilities.
SJR 19 62-0 (1971) Author: Creighton, Tom Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution, to remove the interest rate ceiling on Water Development Bonds.
HB 170 61-0 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to vesting the Texas Water Development Board with the powers of eminent domain; requiring the attorney general to represent the board in legal proceedings.
HB 171 61-0 (1969) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to increasing the authorized amount of the Texas Water Development Bonds; eliminating the four percent interest limitation on the bonds; removing the limitation on the amount of bonds that may be sold in any six-month period.
HB 172 61-0 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to eliminating the termination date for financial assistance to political subdivisions from the Texas Water Development Board.
HB 173 61-0 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to eliminating a reference to the Texas Water Development Board's financial assistance termination date; deleting certain requirements of applications for financial assistance.
HB 174 61-0 (1969) Author: Solomon, Mack Neal | et. al. Relating to expanding the Texas Water Development Board's authority to participate with the federal government and other entities; authorizing the Board to lease lands; providing for severability.
HB 175 61-0 (1969) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to removing the financial limitation on the Texas Water Development Board's storage acquisition program; eliminating the financial limitation on an investment in a single project.
HB 1027 61-0 (1969) Author: Ray, Jr., C. L. Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide facilities for navigation.
HB 1084 61-0 (1969) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to criteria for political subdivisions which request financial assistance from the Texas Water Development Board.
HB 1085 61-0 (1969) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to increasing the maximum maturity to fifty (50) years for bonds or securities purchased by the Texas Water Development Board; abolishing the maximum loan limit of a political subdivision.
HJR 9 61-0 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment broadening the powers of the Texas Water Development Board, increasing the authorized amount of Texas Water Development Bonds, providing for the deposit of bond sale proceeds, providing for a new interest rate limitation on all Texas Water Development Bonds, etc.
SB 240 61-0 (1969) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to vesting the Texas Water Development Board with the full powers of eminent domain with the Attorney General representing the Board in legal proceedings.
SB 241 61-0 (1969) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to the definition of "project" under the Texas Water Development Board Act.
SB 242 61-0 (1969) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to increasing the authorized amount of the Texas Water Development Fund; eliminating 4% interest limitation and eliminating the limitation on the amount of bonds that may be sold in any 6 months period; extending the maximum maturity period.
SB 243 61-0 (1969) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to eliminating the termination date for financial assistance available by the Texas Water Development Board; eliminating procedures prescribed for such termination.
SB 244 61-0 (1969) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to the Texas Water Development Fund to eliminate reference to financial assistance termination date, deleting certain requirements of applications for financial assistance.
SB 245 61-0 (1969) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to criteria for political subdivisions which request financial assistance from the Texas Water Development Board.
SB 246 61-0 (1969) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to increasing the maximum maturity to fifty years for bonds or securities purchased by the Texas Water Development Board; setting a limit on the amount of bonds or other securities of a political subdivision that may be purchased; raising the maximum limitation on a loan to a political subdivision for any one project.
SB 247 61-0 (1969) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to authorizing Texas Water Development Board to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of carrying out any one or more of its powers which bonds may be secured solely by revenues accruing to the Board exclusive of monies received from the General Revenue Fund from the State of Texas and money received from water resources or facilities acquired with the proceeds of Texas Water Development Bonds; providing for the terms and conditions of such bonds, the sale thereof and other matters in the premises.
SB 411 61-0 (1969) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to expanding the Texas Water Development Board's authority; providing that the Attorney General shall approve as to legality resolutions passed by and contracts entered into by said Board, etc.
SJR 17 61-0 (1969) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas broadening the powers of the Texas Water Development Board, increasing the authorized amount of Texas Water Development Bonds; providing for the deposit of Bond sale proceeds; providing for a new interest rate limitation on all Texas Water Development Bonds, modifying the conditions and limitations on all financial assistance that may be provided by the Texas Water Development Board from the Texas Water Development Fund; providing obligations and terms that may be entered into by the Texas Water Development Board; providing for the incontestability of Texas Water Development Bonds; providing for anticipatory legislation; providing for submission of the amendment to the voters.
HB 88 61-1 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to authorizing any political subdivision, as defined in this Act, to sell its water improvement bonds as defined in this Act, use the proceeds for the purchase of state bonds as defined in this Act at not less than par and accrued interest to date of delivery, and resell the state bonds to the highest bidder even at a discount.
HB 13 61-2 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to authorizing any political subdivision, as defined in this Act, sell its water improvement bonds as defined in this Act, use the proceeds for the purchase of state bonds as defined in this Act at not less than par and accrued interest to date of delivery, and resell the state bonds to the highest bidder even at a discount, etc.
HB 76 61-2 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to authorizing any political subdivision, as defined in this Act, to sell its water improvement bonds, use the proceeds for the purchase of state bonds at not less than par and accrued interest to date of a delivery, and resell the state bonds to the highest bidder even at a discount.
SB 60 61-2 (1969) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to authorizing any political subdivision to sell its water improvement bonds, proceeds for purchase of State bonds from Water Development Board, rates of interest, notice of sale, to borrow money temporarily, no Statute or city charter applicable, expiration of this Act.
HB 87 60-0 (1967) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to making supplemental appropriations to the Water Development Board, to the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to the Attorney General's Office, and to the Texas Tourist Development Agency; repealing laws in conflict.
HB 171 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to the duties to be performed by the Texas Water Development Board.
HB 1129 60-0 (1967) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to amending certain acts relating to the sponsorship of water resource development projects in this state.
HB 1131 60-0 (1967) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to amending certain acts authorizing the Texas Water Development Board to create a centralized data bank for all hydrologic data collected in this state; providing for the travel expenses for certain employees; transferring the functions of the State Reclamation Engineer to the Texas Water Development Board; declaring unlawful the construction or maintenance of levees without approval of plans by the Texas Water Development Board; providing penalties.
HB 1132 60-0 (1967) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to conferring the power of eminent domain upon the Texas Water Development Board.
HB 1134 60-0 (1967) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize the Texas Water Development Board to purchase or retire outstanding prior lien water bonds of a political subdivision.
HB 1136 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to providing for the regulation of weather modification operations; providing for the powers and duties of the Texas Water Development Board in weather modification operations; providing for the issuing of licenses and permits; providing fees and penalties.
SB 442 60-0 (1967) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to conferring the power of eminent domain upon the Texas Water Development Board.
SB 444 60-0 (1967) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain statutes authorizing the Texas Water Development Board to create a centralized data bank for all hydrologic data collected in this state, providing for the travel expenses for certain employees; transferring the functions of the State Reclamation Engineer to the Texas Water Development Board; declaring unlawful the construction or maintenance of levees without approval of plans by the Texas Water Development Board; providing penalties.
SB 445 60-0 (1967) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the sponsorship of water resource development projects in the state.
SB 446 60-0 (1967) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to authorize the Texas Water Development Board to purchase or retire outstanding prior lien water bonds of a political subdivision.
SB 458 60-0 (1967) Author: Christie, Joe William Relating to providing for the regulation of weather modification operations; providing for the powers and duties of the Texas Water Development Board; providing for fees and penalties.
HB 439 59-0 (1965) Author: Parsley, Bill J. Relating to authorizing the further issuance of one hundred million dollars in Texas Water Development Bonds.
HB 441 59-0 (1965) Author: Parsley, Bill J. Relating to water resources administration and development.
SB 144 59-0 (1965) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the further issuance of One Hundred Million Dollars ($100,000,000.00) in Texas Water Development Bonds.
SB 146 59-0 (1965) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to the reorganization of the state agencies that administer laws relating to water resources administration and development and to the powers and functions of those agencies; making certain amendments.
HB 73 58-0 (1963) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" Relating to authorizing the acquisition and development of storage facilities by the Texas Water Development Board under certain conditions.
SB 46 58-0 (1963) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to authorizing the acquisition and development of storage facilities by the Texas Water Development Board under certain conditions.
HB 8 57-0 (1961) Author: Buchanan, J. W. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act providing for broadening the present law governing the Texas Water Development Board and defining its duties.
HB 54 57-0 (1961) Author: Buchanan, J. W. Relating to amending certain Acts giving the Texas Water Development Board greater latitude with respect to transfer of moneys between statutory Funds.
HB 123 57-0 (1961) Author: Ehrle, Sr., William Lawrence "Will" Relating to amending a certain Act providing the maximum investment with moneys of the Texas Water Development Fund shall never exceed $15,000,000 in any one project.
HJR 46 57-0 (1961) Author: Buchanan, J. W. | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas authorizing the Texas Water Development Board to acquire and develop storage facilities in reservoirs and to dispose of such storage facilities and water upon such terms as the Legislature shall prescribe; providing for the use of funds received from the disposition of acquired storage and water.
SB 4 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act providing for broadening the present law governing the Texas Water Development Board and defining its duties.
SB 16 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute giving the Texas Water Board greater latitude with respect to transfer of moneys between statutory Funds.
SJR 11 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas authorizing the Texas Water Development Board to use funds on deposit in the Water Development Fund for the additional purpose of acquiring storage facilities in reservoirs and to dispose of such storage facilities upon such terms as the Legislature shall prescribe.
SB 213 56-0 (1959) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain provisions of Article III, Section 49-c of the Constitution creating the Texas Water Development Board.
HB 152 55-0 (1957) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy Relating to creating the Texas Water Development Board and prescribing its composition, powers and duties.
HB 161 55-0 (1957) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Water Development Board and prescribing its composition, powers, and duties; authorizing the issuance by the Board of One Hundred Million Dollars in state bonds to create the Texas Water Development Fund.
HJR 3 55-0 (1957) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing for the issuance and sale of bonds of the State of Texas to create the Texas Water Development Fund to provide financial assistance to certain political subdivisions or bodies politic and corporate of the State of Texas in the conservation and development of the water resources of the State.
SB 3 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Water Development Board, and prescribing its composition, powers and duties; authorizing the issuance by the Board of One Hundred Million Dollars in state bonds to create the Texas Water Development Fund.
SB 7 55-0 (1957) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Water Development Board and prescribing its composition, powers and duties.
SJR 1 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to create an agency of the State of Texas with the authority to issue $100,000,000.00 in negotiable bonds of the State of Texas to acquire conservation storage space in reservoirs created by dams or structures.
SJR 2 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas authorizing the issuance and sale of bonds by the State of Texas to create the Texas Water Development Fund to provide financial assistance to certain political subdivisions or bodies politic and corporate of the State of Texas in the conservation and development of the water resources of the State.
HB 129 54-0 (1955) Author: Banks, Jr., Clinton Stanley | et. al. Relating to carry into effect the provisions of the proposed amendment to the State Constitution; defining certain terms; declaring the Texas Water Development Board to be a state agency; providing for the levying of an ad valorem tax of three cents per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) valuation until December 31, 1960 and authorizing the Board to levy a tax of not to exceed such a rate thereafter to secure the issuance of state bonds; setting standards for determining the tax rate and providing for terminating the tax levy; making an appropriation.
HJR 1 54-0 (1955) Author: Parish, Harold Burton Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Texas Water Development Board and establish a Water Development Fund and Water Development Guaranty Fund; authorizing the State to issue bonds, make loans, and guarantee obligations for the development and conservation of the water resources of the State; and providing revenues for payment of obligations for which the State becomes liable.
HJR 10 54-0 (1955) Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas adding a section to be known as Section 49c of Article III, authorizing the issuance and sale of bonds by the State of Texas to create the Texas Water Development Fund to provide financial assistance to certain political subdivisions or bodies politic and corporate of the State of Texas in the conservation and development of the water resources of the State; providing for the levying of a state ad valorem tax of not to exceed three cents on the one hundred dollars ($100) valuation as security for such state obligations; providing for the termination of such tax levy; providing for the calling of an election and the publication and issuance of the proclamation therefor.
SB 2 54-0 (1955) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to carry into effect the provisions of the proposed amendment adding Section 49c to Article III of the State Constitution; defining certain terms; providing for the Governor to appoint six resident citizens as members of the Texas Water Development Board; levying ad valorem tax, issuance of bonds and regulations therefor, membership, powers and duties of Board; making an appropriation.
SJR 1 54-0 (1955) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas adding a section to be known as Section 49c of Article III, authorizing the issuance and sale of bonds by the State of Texas to create the Texas Water Development Fund to provide financial assistance to certain political subdivisions or bodies politic and corporate of the State of Texas in the conservation and development of the water resources of the State; providing for the levying of a state ad valorem tax of not to exceed three cents on the One Hundred Dollars ($100) valuation as security for such state obligations; providing for the termination of such tax levy; providing for the calling of an election and the publication and issuance of the proclamation therefor.

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