COMMITTEE:    Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  2:00 PM or upon adjournment
Monday, May 08, 2017 

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



SB 1668       Lucio                  
Relating to the administration and enforcement of produce safety standards by the Department of Agriculture; authorizing an administrative penalty.

SB 1675       Lucio                  
Relating to the licensing and regulation of animal export-import processing facilities; providing penalties; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees.

SB 1720       Estes                  
Relating to the identification of breeder deer by use of microchip implants.

SB 2283       Perry                  
Relating to the regulation of dangerous dogs and dogs that attack persons in certain municipalities.

HB 294        Walle | et al.          SP: Garcia
Relating to appointment of a receiver for a water or sewer utility.

HB 544        Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.  SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the use of the rural water assistance fund.

HB 886        King, Ken               SP: Seliger
Relating to the powers and election dates of the Hemphill County Underground Water Conservation District.

HB 1648       Price                   SP: Seliger
Relating to the designation of a water conservation coordinator by a retail public water utility to implement a water conservation plan.

HB 3451       Stucky | et al.         SP: Watson
Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control.

HCR 31        Springer | et al.       SP: Perry
Urging Congress to encourage the U.S. Department of Agriculture to revise existing policies that promote the waste of water after an irrigated crop has been declared a failure.

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.