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85th Regular Session, 2017
SB 538 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 928 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought.
  Author: Guillen, Ryan
  Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Motion withdrawn
HB 1150 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before certain holidays; affecting a provision subject to a criminal penalty.
  Author: White, James | et. al.
  Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
  Committees: County Affairs | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3172 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to emergency orders concerning water rights issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
SB 329 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1627 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought.
  Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1936 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the recovery of damages resulting from an emergency transfer of water authorized by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs

83rd Regular Session, 2013
HB 727 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to restrictive covenants regulating drought-resistant landscaping.
  Author: Burkett, Cindy
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1776 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the definition of "drought" for the purposes of emergency orders concerning water rights issued by the executive director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1780 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to emergency orders concerning water rights issued by the executive director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2363 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a credit against the access fee for a private dock charged by the Brazos River Authority in the event of a drought.
  Author: Keffer, Jim
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2616 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to establish uniform restrictions on the use of water during a drought.
  Author: Johnson, Eric
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2720 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the applicability of the law governing emergency authorizations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for the use of state water to certain emergency orders concerning water rights issued by the executive director of the commission.
  Author: Ritter, Allan
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3429 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of fireworks during a drought and under a declaration of local disaster.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3557 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to regulate certain fireworks during a drought.
  Author: Ritter, Allan
  Committees: County Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
HB 3604 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the implementation of a water conservation plan and drought contingency plan, as applicable, by certain entities.
  Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
SB 198 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to restrictive covenants regulating drought-resistant landscaping or water-conserving natural turf.
  Author: Watson, Kirk
  Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
SB 662 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the composition of the drought preparedness council.
  Author: Carona, John
  Sponsor: Villalba, Jason
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1091 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a credit against the access fee for a private dock charged by the Brazos River Authority in the event of a drought.
  Author: Birdwell, Brian
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1169 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to water conservation.
  Author: Hegar, Glenn
  Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: House passage as amended reported

82nd Regular Session, 2011
HB 1198 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a credit against the access fee for a private dock charged by the Brazos River Authority in the event of a drought.
  Author: Keffer, Jim
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
SB 754 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a credit against the access fee for a private dock charged by the Brazos River Authority in the event of a drought.
  Author: Birdwell, Brian
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources

81st Regular Session, 2009
HB 1752 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to county regulation of fireworks during severe drought conditions.
  Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
  Committees: County Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3052 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties during drought conditions; providing a criminal penalty.
  Author: Gallego, Pete
  Committees: County Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 4625 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to county regulation of fireworks during drought conditions.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: County Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee

80th Regular Session, 2007
HB 1167 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties during drought conditions; providing a criminal penalty.
  Author: Gallego, Pete
  Committees: County Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3572 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District to charge certain fees and limit groundwater production during a drought.
  Author: Rose, Patrick
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HCR 67 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Urging Congress to provide further drought relief for Texas.
  Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
  Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Signed by the Governor
SB 747 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District to charge certain fees and limit groundwater production during a drought.
  Author: Watson, Kirk
  Sponsor: Bolton, Valinda
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07

78th Regular Session, 2003
HB 2663 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of quantifiable goals for drought contingency plans.
  Author: Puente, Robert
  Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 3468 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the irrigation of agricultural land on prison property.
  Author: Geren, Charlie
  Sponsor: Harris, Chris
  Committees: Corrections | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
SB 1379 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to enforce water conservation and drought ordinances.
  Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
  Committees: Urban Affairs | Natural Resources
  Last Action: No action taken in committee

76th Regular Session, 1999
HB 1590 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the development of water management strategies for periods of drought.
  Author: Lewis, Ron
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2292 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to county restriction on the use of aerial fireworks during drought conditions.
  Author: Uresti, Carlos
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2620 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to authorizing counties to prohibit or restrict outdoor burning; providing a criminal penalty.
  Author: Ramsay, Tom
  Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
  Committees: County Affairs | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 2660 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to state drought planning and preparation.
  Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
  Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 2677 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the safe use and regulation of fireworks.
  Author: Goolsby, Tony
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
SB 657 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the development of water management strategies for periods of drought.
  Author: Brown, J. E.
  Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 825 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to county restriction on the use of aerial fireworks during drought conditions.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: State Affairs | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 939 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the safe use and regulation of fireworks.
  Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
  Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
  Committees: State Affairs | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1301 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to water conservation measures required in a county during a declared drought disaster.
  Author: Brown, J. E.
  Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1710 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to financial assistance for disadvantaged communities for emergency and long-term water and wastewater services.
  Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Co-author authorized

62nd Regular Session, 1971
HB 1817 (62nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to authorizing the Governor to declare a county to be a drought disaster area.
  Author: Cobb, L. Dean | et. al.
SCR 79 (62nd R.S.)
  Caption: Creating special legislative committee to serve as liaison between State agencies in working to solve problems created by drought.
  Author: Connally, Wayne | et. al.
  Sponsor: Von Dohlen, Tim

53rd Regular Session, 1953
SB 259 (53rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to authorizing various County Commissioners Courts to declare drought emergency, to provide programs for increased precipitation to meet such emergencies, to appropriate from the county funds and to levy taxes for the support of such programs.
  Author: Hazlewood, Grady

35th 2nd Called Session, 1917
SB 10 (35th 2nd C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for the relief of citizens suffering by reason of drought.
  Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton | et. al.

35th 3rd Called Session, 1917
SB 3 (35th 3rd C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to providing relief for drought stricken citizens of the State; making an appropriation.
  Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton | et. al.

20th Regular Session, 1887
SB 74 (20th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to providing for the relief of the citizens of Texas suffering by reason of the drouth, to making an appropriation therefor, and prescribing the manner in which it shall be distributed.
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