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Committee: House Energy Resources
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report of the Committee on Energy Resources, Texas House of Representatives, 68th Legislature.
Subjects: Abandoned oil wells | Austin, Texas | Electricity supplies | Mining | Municipally-owned utilities | Natural gas industry | Natural gas leases | Oil industry | Oil leases | State land | Surety and fidelity bonds | Texas State Capitol | Theft |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 en27
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [84 pages  File size: 2,526 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the rising epidemic of oil field theft in Texas in cooperation with producers, operators, haulers, the Texas Railroad Commission, the Texas Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement agencies to determine better methods for prevention and investigation of thefts as well as apprehension and prosecution of suspected oil field thieves. Make recommendations to the 68th Legislature.
2. Examine Proposition Number 7 as adopted by the Austin City Council to determine its impact on the cost of electric service provided to the State Capitol Complex. Particular emphasis should be given to 1)comparing the rates charged by Austin Electric Utility Department to those of other electric utilities supplying large-volume users in the Central Texas area; and 2) investigating all other potential sources of supply. Recommendations are to be made based on an examination of the proposition, the cost comparison data and an evaluation of alternative procedures.
3. Study the procedure for leasing of hard rock minerals in terms of monetary value for the principals involved.
4. Examine the requirements for the posting of performance bonds on oil and gas wells.
Committee: House Energy Resources
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report of the Committee on Energy Resources, Texas House of Representatives, 66th Legislature.
Subjects: Air pollution | Coal mining | Coal-fired power plants | Energy and Natural Resources Advisory Council, Texas | Energy policy | Mexico | Mining | Municipal annexation | Municipalities | Natural gas leases | Oil leases |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 en27
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [155 pages  File size: 5,579 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Thoroughly review the research grants both quantitatively and qualitatively awarded by the Governor's Energy Advisory Council (currently the Texas Energy and Natural Resources Advisory Council) to determine the benefits resulting from the expenditures.
2. Catalog all rules and regulations which exist regarding coal and thereby determine the feasibility of using coal as a boiler fuel.
3. Explore the feasibility of an energy exchange program between Texas and Mexico considering such resources as coal, natural gas and biomass, etc.
4. Study the economic impact on the production of oil and gas, as well as state revenue, of the annexation of submerged land by home-rule cities.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Energy Resources
Title: Summary of Committee Action
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 EN27 66
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [17 pages]
Committee: House Environmental Affairs
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Environmental Affairs, Texas House of Representatives, 64th Legislature, to the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 65th Legislature
Subjects: Air pollution control technology | Battleship Texas | Coal mining | Environmental protection | Industrial air pollution | Mining | Outdoor recreation | Parks | Recycling | Shrimping industry | Solid waste disposal | Uranium mines |
Library Call Number: L1836.64 en89
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View report [132 pages  File size: 3,791 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate the cost of maintaining the Battleship Texas. Consider proposals to increase the money available for the Battleship Texas Commission by eliminating the net revenue ceiling or increasing the allowable bond interest rate. *
2. Study the need for parks and recreation facilities in urban areas. Consider possible cooperative arrangements between the federal government, the state, and local governments. *
3. Review the effects of the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act. *
4. Study the possible consolidation of the State's environmental agencies. *
5. Study the potential of recycling as a method to dispose of municipal and industrial solid waste. Evaluate the economic feasibility of resource recovery programs. Consider the development of a waste exchange system to facilitate the re-use of industrial wastes. *
6. Study the impact of the Texas Surface Mining and Reclamation Act. *
7. Study energy consumption requirements and air pollution control tradeoffs for a cast iron soil pipe foundry. *
Committee: House Natural Resources
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the House of Representatives, Natural Resources Committee ; a report to the House of the 64th Legislature.
Subjects: Energy conservation | Energy policy | Mining | Natural gas industry | Oil industry | Rural areas | Subsidence | Wastewater management | Water supplies |
Library Call Number: L1836.63 n219
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View report [26 pages  File size: 833 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Hear testimony on the issue of unitization of oil and gas properties. Consider the advantages and disadvantages of allowing owners of large interests in an oil or gas reservoir should be allowed to compel smaller owners to merge interests and consolidate the operations of the reservoir. *
2. Review issues related to surface mining and land reclamation, land surface subsidence, water supplies, waste disposal, and water law. *
3. Undertake a study of the energy crisis in rural areas and make legislative recommendations *
Supporting documents
Committee: House Natural Resources
Title: Subcommittee Members
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 N218H 63
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [1 pages]
Committee: Joint Surface Mining Operations, Interim
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Final report of the Joint Interim Surface Mining Operations Study Committee.
Subjects: Coal mining | Mining |
Library Call Number: L1836.63 m664
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View report [97 pages  File size: 3,705 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. The committee shall: (1) study the surface mining operations in the state; (2) study the impact of any current federal proposals or legislation on surface mining operations in Texas; (3) study surface mining operations in the sister states including, but not limited to, the effects of present legislation in such states on the surface mining industry; (4) study the organizational structure of affected state agencies and the administration of state laws relating to surface mining operations; (5) study ecological factors that should be considered in relation to surfacing mining operations; (6) study the economic impact of the imposition of additional regulatory controls on surface mining operations in the state.
Committee: House Appropriations Subcommittee on the State Penitentiary at Rusk
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Sub-committee to Visit the State Penitentiary at Rusk.
Subjects: Mining | Prison labor | Rusk State Penitentiary | Texas State Railroad |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 31st Leg., R.S. 569 (1909)
Session: 31st R.S. (1909)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 177 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit and inspect the State penitentiary at Rusk.
Committee: House Geological Bureau, Select
Title: Examination of the Geological Cabinet and Report on the Geology of the State
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Agriculture | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area | Mining | Natural resources | Oil fields |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 11th Leg., R.S. 296 (1866)
Session: 11th R.S. (1866)
Online version: View report [2 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Examine the Geological Cabinet and consider the Report on the Geology of the State.
Committee: House Geological Bureau, Select
Title: Geological and Agricultural Survey of Texas
Library Catalog Title: A preliminary report of the Geological and Agricultural Survey of Texas.
Subjects: Agriculture | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area | Mining | Natural resources | Oil fields |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 11th Leg., R.S. Appendix (1866)
Session: 11th R.S. (1866)
Online version: View report [44 pages  File size: 4,044 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Examine the Geological Cabinet and consider the Report on the Geology of the State.

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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