COMMITTEE:   Natural Resources 

TIME & DATE: 11:30 AM, Wednesday, May 17, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.010 
CHAIR:       Rep. Lyle Larson 


Please note time change.


The committee will meet to consider pending business and the following bills.


SB 696        Perry | et al.
Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality obtain or develop updated water availability models for certain river basins.

SB 862        Perry
Relating to the award of attorney's fees and other costs in certain proceedings involving a groundwater conservation district.

SB 1268       Seliger
Relating to the taxing power of the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 749        Watson
Relating to certain charges by the Bastrop County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2; authorizing an increase in a fee.

SB 1269       Miles | et al.
Relating to the establishment of a task force to conduct a comprehensive study on flood control infrastructure for Harris and Galveston Counties.

SB 1511       Perry
Relating to the state and regional water planning process and the funding of projects included in the state water plan.

SB 1525       Perry
Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board of water needs and availability in this state.

SB 1870       Zaffirini
Relating to county prohibition of the possession of glass containers within the boundaries of a state-owned riverbed; creating an offense.

SB 2186       Zaffirini
Relating to the Live Oak Underground Water Conservation District.

SB 1239       Taylor, Van
Relating to the authority of a municipality to remove directors of the North Texas Municipal Water District.


Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 1239

SB 2186


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