COMMITTEE:    Natural Resources 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, March 29, 2011 

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



To consider the following:


SB 572        Nichols | et al.       
Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity to provide water or sewer utility service.

SB 573        Nichols | et al.       
Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer services.

SB 635        Nichols | et al.       
Relating to the authority of the executive director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in relation to establishing water and sewer utility rates.

SB 636        Nichols | et al.       
Relating to the consolidation of more than one water or sewer system under a single tariff by an investor-owned utility.

SB 637        Nichols | et al.       
Relating to the recovery of certain rate case expenses by a water and sewer utility.

SB 693        Estes                  
Relating to permit application and amendment hearings conducted by groundwater conservation districts and the State Office of Administrative Hearings.

SB 694        West                   
Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties.

SB 833        Uresti                 
Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Crockett County Water Control and Improvement District.

SB 907        Seliger                
Relating to the management, operation, rulemaking authority, and oversight of groundwater conservation districts.

SB 908        Fraser                 
Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers.

SB 956        Seliger                
Relating to the creation of the Northern Dallam County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

SB 1097       Eltife | et al.        
Relating to single certification in incorporated or annexed areas served by water or sewer utilities.

SB 1151       Jackson                
Relating to notice of utility rate increases.

SB 1625       Hegar                  
Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operation of the Edwards Aquifer Authority.