COMMITTEE:   Natural Resources 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 

PLACE:       E2.010 
CHAIR:       Rep. Jim Keffer 


HB 648        Krause
Relating to the appointment of directors to the board of directors for the Viridian Municipal Management District.

HB 1581       Simpson
Relating to the duty of a water supply system to provide certain information to consumers regarding fluoride in drinking water.

HB 669        Bell                   
Relating to the authority of a public utility agency to provide water and sewer service and enter into contracts.

HB 1232       Lucio III              
Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board regarding the mapping of groundwater in confined and unconfined aquifers.

HB 2892       Murr                   
Relating to the procedure by which the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality may designate a watercourse as navigable.

HB 2788       Springer               
Relating to the authority of a retail public water utility to require an operator of a correctional facility to comply with water conservation measures.

HB 2528       Harless                
Relating to the authority of a water district to accept donations to fund certain economic development programs.

HB 2284       Walle                  
Relating to the revocation of certain water utilities' certificate of public convenience and necessity for major rules violations.

HB 3413       Frank                  
Relating to a general permit to convey water using the bed and banks of a natural stream channel; authorizing a fee.

HB 3116       Cyrier                 
Relating to permit authority of the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District.

HB 4112       Burns                  
Relating to the rights of an owner of groundwater.

HB 3356       Lucio III              
Relating to regulation of production of wells for retail public utilities by a groundwater conservation district.

HB 3947       King, Tracy O.         
Relating to county fee imposed on operators of oil and gas waste disposal wells.

HB 3803       Keffer                 
Relating to defining the occurrence of an interregional conflict between regional water plans.

HB 2308       Keffer                 
Relating to the consideration by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the economic impact of an appropriation of state water in determining whether to grant an application for the appropriation.

HCR 74        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.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 1581


Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 3720


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