The House Committee on Natural Resources

85th Legislature

May 23, 2018

10:00 a.m.

Brady, TX


Pursuant to a notice posted on May 8, 2018, the House Committee on Natural Resources met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Larson, at 10:11 a.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Larson; Phelan; Burns; Frank; Kacal; King, Tracy O.; and Workman.


A quorum was present.



Representative Darby was also present.


Representative Murr was also present.


The committee met to hear invited and public testimony on a specific issue related to interim charge 3:


“Evaluate the status of groundwater policy in Texas, including the following:


(g) emerging issues in groundwater-surface water interaction, in particular in areas of increasing competition for scarce resources.”


Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)


At 1:47 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Larson, Chair




Shannon Houston, Clerk