COMMITTEE:   Natural Resources 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 05, 2011 

PLACE:       E2.010 
CHAIR:       Rep. Allan Ritter 


HB 1279       Miller, Doug
Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operation of the Edwards Aquifer Authority.

HB 1730       Ritter                 
Relating to the vested ownership interest in groundwater beneath the surface and the right to produce that groundwater.

HB 1755       Callegari              
Relating to the authority of a groundwater conservation district to adopt different rules for the management of groundwater resources located in different areas of the district.

HB 2311       Miller, Doug | et al.  
Relating to exemptions from groundwater conservation district permit requirements.

HB 2363       Flynn                  
Relating to the creation of the Bearpen Creek Municipal Utility District of Hunt County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

HB 2398       Miller, Sid            
Relating to the ownership of and right to produce groundwater.

HB 2668       Miles                  
Relating to administrative penalties imposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 2760       Garza                  
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.

HB 2939       King, Tracy O.         
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.

HB 2942       Workman                
Relating to the creation and financing of the Lakeway Regional Medical Center Defined Area in Travis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 17; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

HB 3071       Veasey                 
Relating to contract award considerations by certain conservation and reclamation districts.

HB 3089       Dutton                 
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 48.

HB 3194       Martinez Fischer
Relating to the renewal or amendment of permits issued by groundwater conservation districts.

HB 3412       Darby | et al.         
Relating to regulation of the management and disposal of certain drinking water treatment residuals through underground injection.

HB 3743       Workman                
Relating to the rights, powers, functions, and duties of the West Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 5.

HB 3803       Phillips               
Relating to the creation of the Cottonwood Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Grayson County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

HB 3804       Gallego                
Relating to the creation of the Lajitas Utility District No. 1 of Brewster County; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.