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The House Committee on Land & Resource Management

85th Legislature

December 20, 2017

9:00 a.m.

1201 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, TX


Pursuant to a notice posted on December 15, 2017, the House Committee on Land & Resource Management met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Herrero, at 9:13 a.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Herrero; Bailes; Blanco; Faircloth; and Krause.


A quorum was present.



Representatives Hunter and Lozano were also in attendance.

The Chair delivered opening remarks and opened up public discussion for the posted agenda.


The Chair brought up the following interim charge: Review the General Land Office's (GLO) role and efforts during the recovery period following Hurricane Harvey. Examine the state's readiness and protocols in response to storm-related natural disasters. Provide an assessment of public lands and make recommendations on future and ongoing mitigation strategies regarding state assets.

Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)

(Representative Bell now present.)

































At 12:36 p.m., on the motion of the Chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Herrero, Chair




Miguel Liscano, Clerk