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HB 1257 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving property used for flood control purposes or a dam. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2136 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to flood control storage requirements established by the Fort Bend County Drainage District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 2334 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the imposition of a criminal penalty for the violation of a rule adopted or order issued under the Flood Control and Insurance Act in certain counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3197 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the establishment of a task force to conduct a comprehensive study on flood control infrastructure for Harris and Galveston Counties. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3746 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al. Relating to the permissible uses of the floodplain management account. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 4230 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions for flood control or mitigation projects. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 903 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving property used for flood control purposes or a dam. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1269 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a task force to conduct a comprehensive study on flood control infrastructure for Harris and Galveston Counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1538 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Relating to the permissible uses of the floodplain management account. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1777 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the imposition of a criminal penalty for the violation of a rule adopted or order issued under the Flood Control and Insurance Act. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 2155 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the issuance or amendment of a permit for a solid waste landfill facility or hazardous waste land disposal unit to be located in a special flood hazard area. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2454 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to flood control storage requirements established by the Fort Bend County Drainage District. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 3340 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the administration and implementation of the Flood Control and Insurance Act; adding provisions subject to a civil or criminal penalty and affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1846 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the criminal penalty for violating the Flood Control and Insurance Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 3755 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the addition of flood control measures on the state highway system. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1087 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to file a lien for the costs of abatement of a floodplain ordinance violation; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3024 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3148 82-0 (2011) Author: Torres, Raul | et. al. Relating to the issuance of windstorm and hail insurance policies by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association for property located in certain flood zones. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
HB 3636 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to safety measures for culverts or other similar flood or drainage systems maintained by governmental entities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1827 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to inspections of flood-prone areas by political subdivisions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
HB 911 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to adoption of a temporary program for the operation and funding of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1579 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a county's removal of flood water resulting from a natural disaster in certain communities. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 2536 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the floodplain management account. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 4491 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to a tax credit for eligible costs and expenses incurred during the rehabilitation of a historic structure located in a severely damaged or flooded census tract. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1288 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the floodplain management account. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1365 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to development regulations in certain flood-prone counties; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Refer to s/c on Flooding & Evacuations by Pres
SB 2428 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of Supplemental Environmental Projects to protect lands of significant natural resource and hazard mitigation value. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 684 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to state assistance for housing developments located in certain disaster areas and notice for certain housing developments. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 757 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to safety measures for culverts or other similar flood or drainage systems maintained by governmental entities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3073 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the transfer of responsibility for the National Flood Insurance Program from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Texas Water Development Board and the administration and funding of the program. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1436 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the transfer of responsibility for the National Flood Insurance Program from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Texas Water Development Board and the administration and funding of the program and to the creation of a center to study elevation and related data; providing for the imposition of penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 1583 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the prompt and efficient response to flooding and evacuations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Scheduled for public hearing in s/c on . . .
SB 1588 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to compliance by political subdivisions with the requirements and criteria of the National Flood Insurance Program. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 1481 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the offense of disobeying certain motor vehicle traffic warning devices. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 427 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to leased property that is prone to flooding. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 543 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to certain restrictions on the delivery or installation of a new or used manufactured home in a flood-prone area. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1400 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to certain exemptions from requirements applicable to local permits. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 2031 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the regulation of stormwater management by certain counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2130 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the exemptions from requirements applicable to local permits. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2478 78-0 (2003) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to inverse condemnation cases. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3250 78-0 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to a study of flood control in certain counties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 953 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of stormwater management by certain counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1645 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to inverse condemnation cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1832 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to flood insurance notice to residential tenants. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 516 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to participation of cities and counties in the National Flood Insurance Program. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 2242 77-0 (2001) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to Attorney General providing services to conservation districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2481 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to certain restrictions on the delivery or installation of a new or used manufactured home in a flood-prone area. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2611 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to floodplain management and flood insurance; providing a criminal penalty. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 3009 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to authorizing counties to order a referendum on the increase or decrease of flood control taxes or the use of funds generated by flood control taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 936 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Relating to floodplain management and flood insurance; providing a criminal penalty. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1168 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to authorizing counties to order a referendum on the increase or decrease of flood control taxes or the use of funds generated by flood control taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1417 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the regulation of mariculture facilities in Aransas County. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 2445 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to warnings or the dissemination of information to the public by governmental entities concerning flood events or flood conditions. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2977 76-0 (1999) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the authority of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to certify that the discharge of a pollutant will not cause a violation of certain water quality standards under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and to certain authority of the railroad commission relating to water quality. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HR 583 76-0 (1999) Author: Green, Rick Honoring the brave men and women who provided assistance to residents of Harper, Caldwell, and Gonzales counties during the 1998 flood. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 1370 76-0 (1999) Author: Morrison, Geanie Honoring the men and women who provided aid and assistance during the October 1998 flood in Cuero and Victoria. Reported enrolled
HB 62 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to prohibiting commercial solid waste facilities and injection wells for disposal of hazardous waste or industrial solid waste in flood-prone areas. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1897 69-0 (1985) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to application of flood control standards to development of land in certain political subdivisions. House: Natural Resources Withdrawn by author
HB 1898 69-0 (1985) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to submission and review by the Texas Department of Water Resources of certain project plans that include flood control. House: Natural Resources Withdrawn by author
HB 2061 69-0 (1985) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to adoption and enforcement of drainage design standards for flood control by certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2062 69-0 (1985) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to disclosure of flood plain status in contracts for sale of real property. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2254 69-0 (1985) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the taxation of certain property dedicated to flood control purposes. House: Ways & Means Considered by s/c in public hearing
HR 299 69-0 (1985) Author: Earley, Robert Commending Texans who provided assistance during flooding in San Patricio County.
HB 1909 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the location in flood-prone areas of solid waste facilities or injection wells for disposal of hazardous or industrial solid waste. House: State Affairs Point of order sustained
SB 990 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the location in flood-prone areas of solid waste facilities or injection wells for disposal of hazardous or industrial solid waste. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 15 68-2 (1984) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to prohibiting solid waste facilities and injection wells for disposal of hazardous or industrial solid waste in flood-prone areas. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HJR 9 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Constitutional amendment to authorize property tax exemption to promote flood control. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
SR 604 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Directing the Senate Committee on Natural Resources to study problems relating to flooding and domestic water supply shortage in the Texas Gulf Coast region. Senate: Natural Resources
HB 11 65-1 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to participation in the National Flood Insurance Program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 3 65-1 (1977) Author: Traeger, John Relating to participation in the National Flood Insurance Program. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HCR 34 64-0 (1975) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Memorializing congress to instruct the Federal Insurance Administration to remap the flood plan of certain counties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by Governor
SB 615 64-0 (1975) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to notification of purchasers of real property located downstream from a dam or proposed site for a dam. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from subcommittee favorably
HB 347 63-0 (1973) Author: Miller, Chris Relating to the delineation and regulation of floodplains as defined in this Act and providing penalties and other remedies including enforcement by private persons; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources Committee hearing date
SB 110 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to the delineation and regulation of floodplains as defined in this Act and providing penalties and other remedies including enforcement by private persons. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1084 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, John Relating to the definition of the National Flood Insurance Act.
SB 668 61-0 (1969) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne Relating to securing for Texas citizens flood insurance coverage under the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968; providing for flood control programs within the state.
SB 704 61-0 (1969) Author: Connally, Wayne W. Relating to the San Antonio River Authority to further define "flood plain" and "San Antonio River Basin"; including the study, designation and regulation of flood plains therein; including solid waste disposal as part of the District's sewage treatment powers within the San Antonio River Basin; providing for the study correcting and control of ground and surface water pollution within the San Antonio River Basin; providing for regulations, solid waste disposal for, water pollution, contracts, acquisition of property, and Board election by place.
SB 734 61-0 (1969) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to securing for Texas citizens flood insurance coverage under the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968; authorizing counties bordering on the Gulf of Mexico or the tidewater limits thereof to enact and enforce regulations relating to flood, or rising water prone, areas.
HB 1003 59-0 (1965) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" Relating to authorizing the governing body of the Harris County Flood Control District to designate flood hazard areas.
SB 206 58-0 (1963) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to authorizing the governing body of the Harris County Flood Control District to designate flood hazard areas.
SB 427 58-0 (1963) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to authorizing the Texas Water Commission and the Red River Authority of Texas to study a conservation project on the North Fork of the Red River in Texas and provide funds therefor; limiting the Texas Water Development Board's financial participation.
HB 780 57-0 (1961) Author: Burgess, Steve A. | et. al. Relating to providing for the appropriation of funds to the State Soil Conservation Board for the development of work plans for watershed protection and flood prevention.
SB 316 56-0 (1959) Author: Secrest, Jarrard | et. al. Relating to authorizing counties, cities, water control and improvement districts, drainage districts and other political subdivisions to enter into contracts with soil conservation districts for the joint acquisition of right-of-ways or joint construction, or maintenance of dams, flood detention structures, canals, drains, levees and other improvements for flood control and drainage as related to flood control, and for making necessary outlets, and maintaining them.
HB 366 52-0 (1951) Author: Maverick, Jr., Fontaine Maury | et. al. Relating to providing that the Commissioners Court of any county may enter into contracts for the accomplishment of plans and programs for flood control and soil conservation with the Federal Soil Conservation Service, State Soil Conservation Districts, State Extension Service, Conservation and Reclamation Districts, Drainage Districts, Water Control and Improvement Districts, Navigation Districts, Flood Control Districts, Levee Improvement Districts and Municipal Corporations.
SB 237 52-0 (1951) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to providing that the Commissioners Court of any County in the State may enter into contracts for the accomplishment of plans and programs for flood control and soil conservation with certain agencies, and such agencies, districts and municipal corporations may be divided between the parties or delegated to either the County or to one or more of said agencies, districts, and municipal corporations for a specified period or until certain plans for programs are accomplished.
HB 24 51-0 (1949) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods in Bexar, Wilson, Karnes, and Goliad Counties, Texas, to be public calamities; authorizing a donation and grant to the San Antonio River Canal and Conservatory District; suspending all laws in conflict.
HB 361 47-0 (1941) Author: Hobbs, M. A. Relating to declaring the floods of Lavaca County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to Lavaca County Flood Control District of one half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Lavaca County for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes.
HB 589 47-0 (1941) Author: Burnaman, N. O. Relating to declaring the floods of Newton County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to Newton County Flood District of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Newton County for a period of ten (10) years for flood control improvements and maintenance purposes.
SB 125 35-0 (1917) Author: Hopkins, Sr., George Milton Relating to requiring the owner, agent or lessee of any land on which any stream is located which overflows its banks and floods the land of other persons under cultivation to keep the timber underbrush and drifts cleared out of the channels and off the shoals of such creek; creating a misdemeanor, prescribing a penalty, fixing damages and the venue of suits for the recovery thereof.

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