COMMITTEE:    Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  2:00 PM or upon adjournment
Monday, April 13, 2015 

PLACE:        E1.012 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Charles Perry 



SB 789        Eltife                 
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to provide sewer service to areas within the municipal boundaries without obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity.

SB 991        Rodríguez              
Relating to a requirement that the General Land Office and the Texas Water Development Board conduct a study regarding the use of wind and solar power to develop and desalinate brackish groundwater.

SB 1597       Kolkhorst              
Relating to the transfer of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program to the Parks and Wildlife Department.

SB 1738       Hinojosa               
Relating to the development and production of marine seawater desalination, integrated marine seawater desalination, and facilities for the storage, conveyance, and delivery of desalinated marine seawater.

SB 1749       Hinojosa               
Relating to citrus pest and disease management.

SB 1766       Creighton              
Relating to exemptions from certain regulation for small honey production operations.

SB 1903       Perry                  
Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges.

SB 1907       Perry                  
Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Water Development Board regarding the development of a market and conveyance network for water in this state.

SCR 34        Creighton | et al.     
Directing the Texas Water Development Board to conduct a feasibility study on the use of brackish groundwater sources in Montgomery County.

Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit prepared remarks to two(2)minutes per person.


If submitting written testimony, please provide fifteen (15) copies to the committee clerk with your name on each. Copies will be distributed to Committee Members and will be part of our public record.




Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 1911


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