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Water District and River Authority - 69th R.S. (1985)

Committee Members
J.W. Buchanan
John T. Montford
Ted Roberts
John Sharp
Gerry Pate, Chair
J. Leard Conner
Terry Hershey
Juan D. Nichols
Jim Nichols
Douglas A. Strain
Charges
• To study the various water districts and river authorities created under the Texas Constitution to determine if their powers and duties are appropriate for the management of the state's water resources and to determine if the state's role relative to the creation and operation of these authorities should be changed.
• The report should include findings and supporting data relating to whether the legislature should make water districts and river authorities more accountable to the state, and if the state should be more involved in the creation and operation of these authorities.

Note:
Appointed pursuant to SB 249.
House members and public member Jim Nichols appointed by the Speaker of the House 7/10/1985. (Letters from Gibson D. (Gib) Lewis, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, July 10, 1985. See House Speaker Lewis Appointments, L1801.1 P926a 1985-92 3.)
Terry Hershey apointed by the Lieutenant Governor 12/19/1985. Letter from William P. Hobby, Lieutenant Governor of Texas, December 19, 1985. See Lieutenant Governor Hobby Appointments, L1801.1 P926la 1981-86 2.)

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