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4 Document(s) [ Subject: Soil erosion ]

Committee: House Natural Resources
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Natural Resources, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2006 : a report to the House of Representatives, 80th Texas Legislature
Subjects: Environmental flows | Irrigation | Municipal utility districts | Soil erosion | Special utility districts | Wastewater management | Water conservation | Water districts | Water rights |
Library Call Number: L1836.79 N218h
Session: 79th R.S. (2005)
Online version: View report [68 pages  File size: 8,003 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Explore the benefits and concerns associated with Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs), including as assessment of the appropriateness of granting districts the additional powers of other special districts. Evaluate the impact of MUDs on economic growth and development, as well as the overall tax implications, including and evaluation of the provision of municipal and county services on residents lining in MUDs. Review public disclosure and notification requirements associated with MUDs, as well as bonding authority of some districts.
2. Consider the potential for increased outdoor water savings through landscape water conservation, including irrigation audit requirements, turf replacement programs, and the provision of certain landscape options for prospective home buyers.
3. Examine state wastewater re-use policies, including an assessment of potential changes or clarifications to the Texas Water Code.
4. Continue the study of the Commission on Water for Environmental Flows, and further evaluate options for providing adequate environmental flows.
5. Determine if a new comprehensive water conservation program is needed within the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board, focusing on water conservation and water supply enhancement. (Joint interim charge with the House Committee on Agriculture and Livestock)
Committee: House Conservation of Soil and Water Resources
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report to the House of Representatives of the Fifty-ninth Legislature/ House Interim Committee to Study Conservation of Soil and Water Resources.
Subjects: Abandoned oil wells | Soil erosion | Water conservation | Water planning |
Library Call Number: L1836.58 c765
Session: 58th R.S. (1963)
Online version: View report [31 pages  File size: 1,377 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study the problem of expediting planning and policy in connection with the protection and development of water and soil resources.
Committee: Joint Agricultural Conditions, Special
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Select Committee
Subjects: Agriculture | Soil erosion |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 47th Leg. 1707 (1941)
Session: 47th R.S. (1941)
Online version: View report [6 pages  File size: 226 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study the agricultural situation in the State of Texas in its relation to the general economic structure of the State and Nation. Extend to farmers, stockmen, bankers, merchants and others who are sincerely interested in the welfare of agriculture, an invitation to appear before such committee and offer suggestions relative to the enactment by the Congress of the United States of a National Farm Program Law that would bring to agriculture such relief as would give the industry its proper share of the national income. Compile a report of findings to be used by the House and Senate in a memorial to the Congress of the United States for immediate action.
Committee: Joint Agricultural Conditions, Special
Title: Report - Agriculture findings at Washington, D.C.
Library Catalog Title: A report to the 47th Texas Legislature on agriculture findings at Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Agriculture | Soil erosion |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 47th Leg. 3518 (1941)
Session: 47th R.S. (1941)
Online version: View report [7 pages  File size: 294 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study the agricultural situation in the State of Texas in its relation to the general economic structure of the State and Nation. Extend to farmers, stockmen, bankers, merchants and others who are sincerely interested in the welfare of agriculture, an invitation to appear before such committee and offer suggestions relative to the enactment by the Congress of the United States of a National Farm Program Law that would bring to agriculture such relief as would give the industry its proper share of the national income. Compile a report of findings to be used by the House and Senate in a memorial to the Congress of the United States for immediate action.

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