COMMITTEE:    Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  2:00 PM or upon adjournment
Monday, April 03, 2017 

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



SB 225        Taylor, Van            
Relating to the referral by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the State Office of Administrative Hearings of an issue regarding an application for a water right.

SB 862        Perry                  
Relating to the award of attorney's fees and other costs in certain proceedings involving a groundwater conservation district.

SB 964        Rodríguez              
Relating to the Jeff Davis County Underground Water Conservation District; authorizing a fee.

SB 1053       Perry                  
Relating to an appeal of a desired future condition in a groundwater management area.

SB 1198       Zaffirini | et al.     
Relating to the conversion of the Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency to the Alliance Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose fees.

SB 1269       Miles | et al.         
Relating to the establishment of a task force to conduct a comprehensive study on flood control infrastructure for Harris and Galveston Counties.

SB 1361       Creighton              
Relating to the powers and duties of the Sabine-Neches Navigation District of Jefferson County.

SB 1430       Perry                  
Relating to desalinated seawater and a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality provide expedited consideration of certain applications to amend water rights.

SB 1525       Perry                  
Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board of water needs and availability in this state.

SB 1538       Watson                 
Relating to the permissible uses of the floodplain management account.

SJR 36        Perry                  
Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting a tax on the sale or purchase of water at wholesale.

Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes.


If submitting written testimony, please provide 15 copies to the committee clerk with your name and bill number on each copy.




Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 1168


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