The House Committee on Natural Resources
March 9, 2010
Municipal Council Chambers, San Antonio, TX
Pursuant to a notice posted on March 1, 2010, the House Committee on Natural Resources met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Ritter, at 2:10 p.m.
The roll was answered as follows:
Present: Representatives Ritter; Callegari; Corte, Frank; King, Tracy O.; Laubenberg; Lucio III; Martinez Fischer; Miller, Doug; Smithee (9).
Absent: Representatives Creighton; Frost (2).
A quorum was present.
INTERIM CHARGE NUMBER 3
The chair laid out Interim Charge Number 3 which states, "Monitor ongoing drought conditions and initiatives to promote water conservation through the review of the following: state requirements for the submittal of water conservation plans and annual reporting; the "trigger" for use of drought contingency plans; recommendations by state agencies and the Water Conservation Advisory Council; and progress toward the development of recycled water resources and desalination projects."
(Representative Creighton now present.)
Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)
At 6:02 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.
Rep. Ritter, Chair
Elizabeth Fazio, Clerk