COMMITTEE:   Natural Resources 

TIME & DATE: 10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.010 
CHAIR:       Rep. Lyle Larson 


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


HB 352        Murr | et al.          
Relating to the procedure by which a state agency may issue an opinion that a watercourse is navigable.

HB 2064       Anderson, Rodney       
Relating to quorum and voting requirements for the transaction of business by the board of the Irving Flood Control District Section III of Dallas County.

HB 2476       Davis, Sarah           
Relating to approval by the comptroller of public accounts of certain contingent fee legal services contracts entered into by public agencies.

HB 2376       Walle                  
Relating to the fee collected for an on-site wastewater treatment permit application.

HB 2533       Geren                  
Relating to civil suits brought by local governments or certain other persons for violations of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 2952       Deshotel               
Relating to the powers and duties of the Sabine-Neches Navigation District of Jefferson County.

HB 3417       King, Tracy O.         
Relating to the criteria considered by groundwater conservation districts before granting or denying a permit.

HB 2187       Lucio III              
Relating to the revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water utilities in a service area.

HB 2369       Nevárez                
Relating to municipal rates for water and sewer service charged to public school districts.

HB 2777       Phelan                 
Relating to an application for the amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity in an area within the boundaries of a political subdivision.

HB 3674       Roberts                
Relating to the certification of unopposed candidates for the board of directors of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority.

HB 3742       Phelan                 
Relating to the procedure for contested case hearings regarding water rights permit applications and amendments to certain water management plans.

HB 3746       Phelan                 
Relating to the permissible uses of the floodplain management account.

HB 3987       Larson                 
Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to use the state participation account of the water development fund to provide financial assistance for the development of certain facilities.

HB 3991       Larson                 
Relating to appropriations of water for use in aquifer storage and recovery projects.




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