COMMITTEE:    Natural Resources 

TIME & DATE:  10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 

PLACE:       E2.010 
CHAIR:       Rep. Lyle Larson 


The committee will meet to consider the following bills:


HB 26          Metcalf                
Relating to the creation of an alert system to notify affected persons of certain releases of water from certain dams.

HB 721         Larson | et al.         
Relating to the duty of the Texas Water Development Board to conduct studies of and prepare and submit reports on aquifer storage and recovery.

HB 723         Larson                 
Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality obtain or develop updated water availability models for certain river basins.

HB 726         Larson                 
Relating to the regulation of groundwater.

HB 911         Huberty                
Relating to the creation and functions of the Lake Houston Watershed Commission.

HB 1806        King, Tracy O.          
Relating to the use of water withdrawn from the Edwards Aquifer by certain entities.

HB 1983        King, Tracy O.          
Relating to the duties of the Texas Water Development Board.

HB 2023        Metcalf                
Relating to the use of money in the state water pollution control revolving fund.

HB 2729        Minjarez               
Relating to the administration, duties, and operation of the Edwards Aquifer Authority; authorizing a fee.

HB 2846        Larson                 
Relating to the sale of the Allens Creek Reservoir project.

HJR 11         González, Mary | et al. 
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.




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