COMMITTEE:    Natural Resources 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, May 07, 2013 

PLACE:        E1.012 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Troy Fraser 



To consider the following:


SB 239        Van de Putte           
Relating to combination resident hunting and fishing licenses for military personnel.

SB 1462       Duncan                 
Relating to the power of the Railroad Commission of Texas to adopt and enforce safety standards and practices applicable to the transportation by pipeline of certain substances and to certain pipeline facilities.

SB 1760       Uresti                 
Relating to the development of brackish groundwater.

SB 1791       Watson                 
Relating to a county air quality fee imposed at the time of an emissions-related inspection.

SB 1915       Campbell               
Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

SCR 27        Rodríguez              
Urging Congress to reauthorize Section 5056 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 and to appropriate sufficient funds for the Rio Grande Environmental Management Program.

HB 857        Lucio III | et al.      SP: Ellis
Relating to the frequency of water audits by certain retail public utilities.

HB 878        Crownover | et al.      SP: Estes
Relating to the filing with the state of electric logs by operators of oil-related or gas-related wells; providing a penalty.

HB 1106       Larson                  SP: Estes
Relating to the identification and operation of vessels in the waters of this state; authorizing a change in fees.

HB 1160       Geren                   SP: Nelson
Relating to the transfer of a certificate of convenience and necessity in certain municipalities.

HB 1768       Canales                 SP: Hinojosa
Relating to identification requirements for certain fire hydrants and flush valves.

HB 1973       Lucio III | et al.      SP: Hegar
Relating to the provision of water by a public utility or water supply or sewer service corporation for use in fire suppression.

HB 2105       Lucio III               SP: Lucio
Relating to municipally owned utility systems; authorizing the imposition of fees by a utility board of trustees.

HB 2571       Keffer                  SP: Fraser
Relating to the inspection of certain information regarding the production, transportation, sale, and marketing of oil and gas from state land; imposing an administrative penalty.

HB 3900       Geren                   SP: Hancock
Relating to the board of directors of the Tarrant Regional Water District.