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HB 1920 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the Palo Duro River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1921 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the functions and territory of the Upper Colorado River Authority, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2802 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the review of river authorities. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
HB 2803 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 3618 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the timing of the expiration of water quality permits. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3839 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the plugging or capping of abandoned, deteriorated, open, or uncovered water wells in the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4302 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to the dissolution of the Central Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
SB 307 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the functions and territory of the Upper Colorado River Authority, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 309 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the Palo Duro River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 1988 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2068 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the plugging or capping of abandoned, deteriorated, open, or uncovered water wells in the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 2262 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Burns, DeWayne
Relating to the dissolution of the Central Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 322 85-1 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the sunset review of the Red River Authority of Texas. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 111 85-1 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the sunset review of the Red River Authority of Texas. Filed
HB 1207 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the election dates for directors of the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1275 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the audit of river authorities by the state auditor's office. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1290 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the sunset review of river authorities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
SB 363 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the election dates for directors of the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 523 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the sunset review of river authorities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 863 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the audit of river authorities by the state auditor's office. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1162 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1598 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to an interim study regarding the composition of the Lower Colorado River Authority board of directors. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 589 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 635 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the sunset review of the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1332 83-0 (2013) Author: Frank, James Relating to the administration and powers of the Red River Authority of Texas. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1339 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the authority of certain water districts to hold meetings by teleconference or videoconference. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2362 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the efficiency review of river authorities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2363 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to a credit against the access fee for a private dock charged by the Brazos River Authority in the event of a drought. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2591 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the sale by the Brazos River Authority and regulation of certain residential and commercial real property in the immediate vicinity of Possum Kingdom Lake. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3281 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3624 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to the sunset review of the Sulphur River Basin Authority. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3871 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the powers and duties of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HR 2795 83-0 (2013) Author: Frank, James Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 281. Reported enrolled
SB 281 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Frank, James
Relating to the administration and powers of the Red River Authority of Texas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 293 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the authority of certain water districts to hold meetings by teleconference or videoconference. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
SB 448 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the audit of certain river authorities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 917 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the sale by the Brazos River Authority of certain property at Possum Kingdom Lake. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 918 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the sale by the Brazos River Authority and regulation of certain real property in the immediate vicinity of Possum Kingdom Lake. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 958 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the liability of certain special-purpose districts or authorities providing water to a purchaser for the generation of electricity. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1026 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
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SB 1091 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to a credit against the access fee for a private dock charged by the Brazos River Authority in the event of a drought. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1092 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the audit and review of river authorities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1631 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to water management planning by the Lower Colorado River Authority. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1834 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the powers and duties of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SR 1063 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 281. Reported enrolled
HB 1198 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to a credit against the access fee for a private dock charged by the Brazos River Authority in the event of a drought. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1271 82-0 (2011) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to community assistance and economic development program activities of the Lavaca-Navidad River Authority. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1729 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the sale of surplus leased land by a governmental entity to a private party. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1832 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the law governing the Lower Neches Valley Authority; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3184 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3592 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 580 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to community assistance and economic development program activities of the Lavaca-Navidad River Authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 754 82-0 (2011) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to a credit against the access fee for a private dock charged by the Brazos River Authority in the event of a drought. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 936 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the law governing the Lower Neches Valley Authority; providing authority to issue bonds. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1058 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: White, James | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Department of Aging and Disability Services to the Angelina and Neches River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1147 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
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SB 1570 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the sale of surplus leased land by a governmental entity to a private party. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1605 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1174 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to payment by a municipality or river authority for certain damages caused by the municipality's or river authority's operation of a sanitary sewer system. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2053 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to a water rights permit issued to the Upper Guadalupe River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 2666 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the authority of the Lower Neches Valley Authority to acquire, own, operate, maintain, and improve the Devers Canal System, its water rights, and associated property. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3031 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the sale by the Brazos River Authority of certain residential and commercial leased lots and other real property in the immediate vicinity of Possum Kingdom Lake. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3032 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the sale of certain property at Possum Kingdom Lake by the Brazos River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4309 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the use of grants or loans by an electric utility or transmission and distribution utility deploying advanced metering technology for use with renewable energy. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4356 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the Lower Colorado River Authority's duty to ensure compliance with certain water pressure standards. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4756 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4804 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the powers and duties of the San Jacinto River Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
SB 372 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the sale by the Brazos River Authority of certain residential and commercial lots in the immediate vicinity of Possum Kingdom Lake to leaseholders of those lots. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 725 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the sunset review of certain river authorities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 794 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Central Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 795 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the audit of certain river authorities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 913 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the authority of the Lower Neches Valley Authority to acquire, own, operate, maintain, and improve the Devers Canal System, its water rights, and associated property. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1210 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to a water rights permit issued to the Upper Guadalupe River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2489 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the authority of the San Jacinto River Authority to implement a groundwater reduction plan for the conservation of groundwater and the reduction of groundwater withdrawals in Montgomery County, and to issue bonds of the authority; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1582 70-0 (1987) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to policies and audits of certain water districts and authorities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2537 70-0 (1987) Author: Waterfield, Richard
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to the annexation of territory to and the commissioners of the Palo Duro River Authority and to the validations of certain actions of the authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 670 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Johnson, Cliff
Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Water Resources Management Advisory Committee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably with substitute
SB 673 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Johnson, Cliff
Relating to the adoption of certain rules by the Texas Water Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1437 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the qualifications, election, and meetings of the board of directors of the San Antonio River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1065 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to designation by river authorities of buffer zones to protect water quality. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1583 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the review of the creation of river authorities and regulatory state agencies, advisory committees, and programs. House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1958 69-0 (1985) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the powers and duties of the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2050 69-0 (1985) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the periodic review and termination of river authorities under the Texas Sunset Act. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 2303 69-0 (1985) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to management and control of encumbered facilities and systems of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority by a board of trustees. House: Natural Resources 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
HB 2403 69-0 (1985) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Water District and Authority Study Committee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration, Special
House conferees appointed
SB 828 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to the periodic review and termination of river authorities under the Texas Sunset Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1245 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Relating to the boundaries and conservation program of the Nueces River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 1268 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John Relating to management and control of encumbered facilities and systems of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority by a board of trustees. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1480 69-0 (1985) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the change of name and the powers and duties of the Lower Colorado River Authority. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
SB 1491 69-0 (1985) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Russell, Sam
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Sulphur River Basin Authority; authorizing certain public agencies to contract with the authority; and providing civil penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 5 69-1 (1985) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Sulphur River Basin Authority; authorizing certain public agencies to contract with the authority; and providing civil penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 325 68-0 (1983) Author: Buchanan, J. W. Relating to the powers of and the levy of taxes and issuance of bonds by the Palo Duro River Authority. House: Natural Resources Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 2163 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the expenditure of funds by the Lower Colorado River Authority and placing the Lower Colorado River Authority under the Texas Sunset Act. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 2305 68-0 (1983) Author: Robinson, Phyllis
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to the assesment and collection of taxes for the Lavaca-Navidad River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2315 68-0 (1983) Author: Tow, Rodney Relating to the creation of a local San Jacinto River Authority fund and its revenue and use; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2351 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan Creating a new conservation and reclamation district to be known as the Lower Colorado River Electric and Water Authority, pursuant to and for the purposes set forth in Section 59 of Article 16 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, and to be a governmental agency, body politic and corporate, without power to mortgage or encumber any of its property or to alienate any property necessary to its business, or to levy taxes or to create any indebtedness payable out of taxes or to pledge the credit of the state; fixing the boundaries thereof, conferring thereon all powers, rights, privileges and functions conferred by general law upon districts created pursuant to said Section 59 of Article 16, except as expressly limited; transferring all properties and all obligations of the Lower Colorado River Authority to the Lower Colorado River Electric and Water Authority; conferring certain other powers thereon including the power to construct and operate dams and other structures; to control, store, preseve, use, distribute, and sell the waters of the Colorado River and its tributaries within the district and the lands of the district; to develop, generate, distribute, and sell water power and electric power and energy and steam-generated electric power and energy; to collect fees for its services; to acquire property by condemnation or otherwise; to enter into sales, purchase, repurchase, and joint ownership of property with the City of Austin; to sell electrical power to the state; to sell, lease, or otherwise dispose of certain district property to an electric cooperative, municipality, or other governmental agency or body politic and corporate of the State of Texas; to enter into agreements with regard to electric power and generating facilities in joint ownership with others and to sell any or all of such interest. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2368 68-0 (1983) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the authority of the Upper Guadalupe River Authority to issue bonds and to exercise the powers and duties under Chapters 51 and 54, Water Code, and to the rights and authority of the Upper Guadalupe River Authority and cities, public agencies, and other political subdivisions under Chapter 30, Water Code. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 132 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Buchanan, J. W.
Relating to the powers of and the levy of taxes and issuance of bonds by the Palo Duro River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 141 68-0 (1983) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to restricting the liability of the Trinity River Authority for certain injuries. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 1036 68-0 (1983) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority to regulate certain activities and to notice of prohibited activities; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1113 68-0 (1983) Author: Sharp, John Relating to the prohibition of the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain river authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 1167 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Relating to authorizing the issuance of short term obligations by certain cities, river authorities, navigation districts, joint power agencies, and certain transit authorities and the use of funds generated; prescribing the terms and conditions under which such obligations may be issued and delivered and the status of such obligations; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1354 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Repealing the Lower Colorado River Authority Act; creating a new conservation and reclamation district to be known as the Lower Colorado River Electric and Water Authority. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 677 67-0 (1981) Author: Gilley, Smith Relating to the acquisition, lease and disposal of real property by Sabine River Authority. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 792 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the authority of the Lower Colorado River Authority over certain property. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Record vote
HB 1398 67-0 (1981) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the administration, powers, and elections of the San Antonio River Authority. House: Natural Resources No action taken
HB 1498 67-0 (1981) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to River Authority Directors--fees and expenses. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 2238 67-0 (1981) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to certain river authorities and to the powers, rights, authority, privileges of such river authorities in connection with the sale of revenue bonds or notes. House: Natural Resources Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HCR 1 67-0 (1981) Author: Haley, Bill Requesting an interim committee to study feasibility of establishing a river authority for the entire Neches River. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 741 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Von Dohlen, Tim
Relating to the administration and powers of the San Antonio River Authority and to the powers, elections, terms, and compensation of the board; validating proceedings, actions, and elections of the authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 967 67-0 (1981) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to River Authority Directors--fees and expenses. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 1149 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, John
Sponsor: Bock II, Bennie
Relating to certain river authorities and to the power, rights, authority, and privileges of such river authorities in connection with the sale of revenue bonds, notes, or other obligations; containing other provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 11 67-2 (1982) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the expenditure of funds by the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 350 66-0 (1979) Author: Gilley, Smith Relating to the acquisition, lease, and disposal of real property by the Sabine River Authority. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1006 66-0 (1979) Author: Martin, Tom
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the compensation of the directors of the Nueces River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1719 66-0 (1979) Author: Looney, Cullen
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to powers and duties of the board and executive director in the department of water resources. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1731 66-0 (1979) Author: Massey, Tom Relating to the control, diversion, use, sale, and distribution of water and the ownership of water and water rights by the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1890 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Gerald
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the authority of the Lower Colorado River Authority over certain property. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Read third time
HB 1901 66-0 (1979) Author: Browder, Jim Relating to production and sale of hydroelectric energy or power by the Trinity River Authority of Texas. House: Natural Resources Sent to Local and Consent Calendar Committee
HB 1902 66-0 (1979) Author: Browder, Jim Relating to the powers, duties and financing of the Trinity River Authority of Texas and the authority of persons and public agencies to contract with the authority with reference thereto. House: Natural Resources Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 1903 66-0 (1979) Author: Browder, Jim Relating to collection, transportation, processing, treating, disposition, and control of waste by the Trinity River Authority of Texas. House: Natural Resources Rules suspended
SB 994 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Browder, Jim
Relating to the powers, duties and financing of the Trinity River Authority of Texas and the authority of persons and public agencies to contract with the authority with reference thereto. House: Natural Resources
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 995 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to collection, transportation, processing, treating, disposition, and control of waste by the Trinity River Authority of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Recommitted to Committee
SCR 102 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Creating the Neches River Authority Study Committee. Senate: Administration Received from the Senate
HB 1495 65-0 (1977) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to the powers of taxation of the San Antonio River Authority. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1935 65-0 (1977) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to authority of the Upper Guadalupe River Authority to construct two dams. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 125 65-0 (1977) Author: Adams, Don
Sponsor: Temple, Arthur "Buddy"
Relating to a change of name of the Neches River Conservation District and describing the territory comprising the newly named Angelina and Neches River Authority; providing for repayment of state appropriations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 1195 65-0 (1977) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the right of river authorities to obtain legal opinions from the attorney general. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 1282 65-0 (1977) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Close, G.R. "Bob"
Relating to and establishing the boundaries of the Red River Authority of Texas and adding additional land to the authority and to its powers, duties, or functions as related to other districts; making finding of required notice. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
HB 500 64-0 (1975) Author: Wilson, John Amending the Lower Colorado River Authority Act. House: Natural Resources Message from the Governor
HB 695 64-0 (1975) Author: Newton, Jon P. Relating to contracts of the San Antonio River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 947 64-0 (1975) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to the establishment, organization, governance, administration, maintenance, operation, powers, duties, rights, privileges, functions, and financing of the Nueces River Authority. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 985 64-0 (1975) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob"
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Relating to annexation to, detachment from, and levy, assessment, equalization, and collection of ad valorem taxes for, the Palo Duro River Authority; validating certain elections. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 1149 64-0 (1975) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to the compensation of river authority directors. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1211 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to audits of river authorities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1309 64-0 (1975) Author: Powers, Pike Relating to the compensation of river authority directors. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1551 64-0 (1975) Author: Boone III, Latham Relating to the membership of the board of directors of the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1643 64-0 (1975) Author: Newton, Jon P.
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the creation of and annexation of land to pollution control districts within the San Antonio River Authority and to the financing of these districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1815 64-0 (1975) Author: Temple, Arthur "Buddy" Relating to the Sabine-Neches Conservation District (Neches River Conservation District). House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 2085 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to extending the authority with certain limitations of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority; finding notice of intention to introduce this Act. House: Natural Resources Reported from subcommittee with substitute
SB 115 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Wilson, John
Amending the Lower Colorado River Authority Act; creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as the Lower Colorado River Authority, pursuant to and for the purposes set forth in Section 59 of Article 16 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, and to be a governmental agency, body politic and corporate, without power to mortgage or encumber any of its property or to alienate any property necessary to its business, or to levy taxes or to create any indebtedness payable out of taxes or to pledge the credit of the state; fixing the boundaries thereof, conferring thereon all powers, rights, privileges, and functions conferred by general law upon districts created pursuant to said Section 59 or Article 16, except as expressly limited; conferring certain other powers thereon including the power to construct and operate dams and other structures; to control, store, preserve, use, distribute, and sell the waters of the Colorado River and its tributaries within the district and the lands of the district; to develop, generate, distribute, and sell water power and electric power and energy and steam-generated electric power and energy; to collect fees for its services; to acquire property by condemnation or otherwise; to enter into sales, purchase, repurchase, and joint ownership of property with the City of Austin and to make contracts and agreements with the City of Austin; to sell electrical power to the state; to sell, lease, or otherwise dispose of certain district property to an electric cooperative, municipality, or other governmental agency or body politic and corporate of the State of Texas; to enter into agreements with regard to electric power and generating facilities in joint ownership with others and to sell any or all of such interest; to acquire, install, construct, enlarge, make additions to, and operate steam generating plants within certain counties with limitation as to capacity; to own . . . House: Natural Resources
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 437 64-0 (1975) Author: McKinnon, Mike
Sponsor: Nugent, James E.
Relating to the establishment, organization, governance, administration, maintenance, operation, powers, duties, rights, privileges, functions, limitations, obligations, and financing of the Nueces River Authority; providing the applicability of other laws and the relation of the authority to other agencies; providing for bids on certain contracts; providing for levying of fees and charges and for the acceptance and use of funds; providing for the authority's bearing the expense of relocation of certain properties; providing procedures for the issuance of bonds and refunding bonds; providing for their terms and security; providing for taxing authority and for elections in connection with the levy of taxes and issuance of bonds and for their eligibility for investment and security for deposit of public funds; providing for judicial review; providing enforcement procedures and penalties for violations; providing transition provisions. House: Natural Resources
Senate: State Affairs
90 day bill
SB 452 64-0 (1975) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Newton, Jon P.
Relating to bids on contracts of the San Antonio River Authority and to the authority of the manager to execute contracts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 507 64-0 (1975) Author: Adams, Don
Sponsor: Peveto, Wayne
Relating to the compensation of river authority directors. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 578 64-0 (1975) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the creation of and annexation of land to pollution control districts within the San Antonio River Authority and to the financing of these districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably
SB 608 64-0 (1975) Author: McKinnon, Mike
Sponsor: Von Dohlen, Tim
Relating to audits of river authorities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 677 64-0 (1975) Author: Creighton, Tom
Sponsor: Olson, Jr., Lyndon
Providing that all bonds or notes issued by the Brazos River Authority pursuant to law shall be legal investments and eligible to secure public deposits. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 992 64-0 (1975) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Changing the name of Sabine-Neches Conservation District (Neches River Conservation District) to Angelina-Neches River Authority; and substituting the name "Angelina River" for "Sabine River" in this section. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 1028 64-0 (1975) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Wyatt, Jr., Joe
Relating to the rights, powers, authority, privileges, and functions of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority; making certain provisions as to bonds and notes, offices, records, and audits of the district; finding notice of intention to introduce this Act; excepting from application or effect of this Act litigation begun prior to its effective date which questions the legality of acts or proceedings of the board or district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 493 63-0 (1973) Author: Finney, Dave Relating to purchase of land; providing for purchasing of such land for the purpose of preserving or returning it to its natural state and for the purpose of preservation of native wildlife; providing that all laws or parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed to the extent of the same conflict only; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 701 63-0 (1973) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to the powers of the Sabine River Authority of Texas. House: Natural Resources Committee hearing date
HB 1531 63-0 (1973) Author: Cobb, L. Dean
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Relating to the creation, establishment, maintenance, operation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Palo Duro River Authority of Texas; providing penalties; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1554 63-0 (1973) Author: Nugent, James E. Including Kerr County within the boundaries of the Lower Colorado River Authority; amending Sections 1 and 3, Chapter 7, Acts of the 43rd Legislature, 4th Called Session, 1934, as amended (Article 8280-107, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring and emergency. House: Natural Resources Amendments
HB 1590 63-0 (1973) Author: Poerner, John H. Relating to the creation, establishment, maintenance, and operation of the Nueces River Authority; amending Chapter 427, Acts of the 44th Legislature, 1st Called Session, 1935, as amended (Article 8280-115, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources Sent to Calendar Committee
SB 298 63-0 (1973) Author: McKnight, Peyton
Sponsor: Peveto, Wayne
Relating to the powers, duties, and obligations of the Sabine River Authority of Texas; and to the rights, powers and authority of cities, public agencies and other political subdivisions in regard to contracts with such district a performance of functions authorized by this Act; providing penalties for violations of rules and regulations; making finding of required notice. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 328 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Hubenak, Joe A.
Relating to change of name, the appointment, expenses and bond of directors of the Brazos River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 846 63-0 (1973) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the creation, establishment, maintenance, and operation of the Nueces River Authority; amending Chapter 427, Acts of the 44th Legislature, 1st Called Session, 1935, as amended (Article 8280-115, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably
SB 858 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Wilson, John
Amending Section 3, Lower Colorado River Authority Act, as amended (Article 8280-107, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), to increase per diem payments for directors of the Lower Colorado River Authority from $25 to $50 per day; amending Section 3, Upper Colorado River Authority Act (Article 8280-109, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), to increase the per diem payments for directors of the Upper Colorado River Authority from $10 to $50 per day; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 867 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Amending Section 2 of the Lower Colorado River Authority Act, Chapter 7, Acts of the 43rd Legislature, 4th Called Session, 1934, as amended (Article 8280-107, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) to authorize the Board of Directors to impose reasonable fees and charges to be used for the development and maintenance of parks and recreational facilities and control and charge for the use of certain lakes and islands for commercial purposes; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 589 62-0 (1971) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the power of the San Antonio River Authority to construct, own, operate, maintain or otherwise provide sewage gathering, treatment and/or disposal services, including solid waste disposal services, in certain counties.
HB 988 62-0 (1971) Author: Nugent, James E.
Sponsor: Word, J.P.
Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, powers, duties, maintenance, and operation of the Bandera County River Authority of Bandera County, Texas.
HB 989 62-0 (1971) Author: Neugent, Dean
Sponsor: Word, J.P.
Relating to the powers and authority of the Upper Guadalupe River Authority.
HB 1212 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Edmund E. Providing for the maintenance of adequate police regulation on Lake Livingston.
HB 1453 62-0 (1971) Author: Cole, James D. Relating to requiring a river authority to give a first option to purchase excess land which the river authority acquired by condemnation to the person or persons to whom the land belonged when it was condemned.
HB 1541 62-0 (1971) Author: Braun, Rex
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Relating to the audit of accounts, books, and other financial records of river authorities.
HB 1832 62-0 (1971) Author: Poerner, John H.
Sponsor: Bridges, Ronald W.
Relating to the name and the board of directors of the Nueces River Conservation and Reclamation District.
HCR 144 62-0 (1971) Author: Neugent, Dean Authorizing certain corrections in HB 989.
SB 232 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Relating to affecting the appointment of members of the Board of Directors of the Lower Colorado River Authority.
SB 269 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Relating to amending the "Lower Colorado River Authority Act," as amended, to increase the aggregate principal amount of bonds which the District may issue.
SB 800 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Relating to pollution control, sewage disposal, and preservation of natural resources by the Lower Colorado River Authority.
SB 51 62-4 (1972)
HB 29 61-0 (1969) Author: Beckham, Vernon Finis Relating to the appointment by district by the Chairman of the Texas Water Rights Commission of members of the Board of Directors of the Red River Authority.
HB 123 61-0 (1969) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to the carrying or using of bows, crossbows, firearms or other weapons on lands owned by the Lower Colorado River Authority.
HB 667 61-0 (1969) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to authorizing and directing the Red River Authority of the State of Texas to expend funds to school districts in lieu of taxes for property situated within such districts used for water distribution and sewage gathering and treatment operations.
HB 1087 61-0 (1969) Author: Schulle, Jr., Gerhardt A. Relating to areas to be served by the Lower Colorado River Authority and the uses to which the proceeds of bonds issued by the District may be put.
HB 1120 61-0 (1969) Author: Finck, William Henry "Bill" | et. al. Relating to the study, designation and regulation of flood plains in the San Antonio River Basin; providing for the study correcting and control of ground and surface water pollution in said basin, etc.
HB 1231 61-0 (1969) Author: Musgrove, Burke Relating to the power and authority and organization of the Brazos River Authority.
HB 1399 61-0 (1969) Author: Beckham, Vernon Finis Relating to the power of the Red River Authority to acquire certain facilities, to execute contracts generally, and to contract for delivery of water outside of Texas, and relating to residence qualifications for directors of the Authority.
HB 1416 61-0 (1969) Author: Traeger, John Relating to changing the qualifications of directors of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority but providing the board of directors shall be a state board; conforming the fees to directors to the provisions of general law, etc.
HB 1443 61-0 (1969) Author: Newman, Joseph Terry Relating to changing the name of Jackson County Flood Control District to the Lavaca-Navidad River Authority.
SB 44 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to the carrying or using of bows, crossbows, firearms, or other weapons on lands owned by the Lower Colorado River Authority.
SB 129 61-0 (1969) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to power of the Red River Authority to acquire certain facilities, to execute contracts generally, and to contract for delivery of water outside of Texas, and relating to residence qualifications for directors of the Authority.
SB 332 61-0 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to clarifying the powers of the Board of Directors of the Trinity River Authority of Texas over the recreational facilities which the Authority is required develop.
SB 333 61-0 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to clarifying the purposes for which the Board of Directors of the Trinity River Authority of Texas may expend funds under its control.
SB 334 61-0 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to amending Statutes to authorize Trinity River Authority to levy taxes not exceeding 15 cents on the $100 valuation of taxable property for the payment of bonds and for other purposes; clarifying the purposes for which bonds may be issued by such Authority and the revenues that can be pledged to the payment thereof; permitting the exchange of bonds issued by the Authority for property of any kind, real, personal or mixed or any interest therein; making a finding in respect to publication.
SB 340 61-0 (1969) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the use of inmate labor and equipment on or in connection with the property or easements owned by The Trinity River Authority of Texas.
SB 429 61-0 (1969) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the use of inmate labor and equipment on or in connection with the property or easements owned by The Trinity River Authority of Texas.
SB 542 61-0 (1969) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of the Trinity River Authority of Texas to promulgate and enforce regulations relative to the use and protection of lands and easements owned by the Authority subject to certain limitations; specifying certain conditions requisite to contracts for the operation of facilities on the properties of the Authority; authorizing the imposition of reasonable penalties for breach of any regulation promulgated in accordance with the provisions specified; granting to the Authority the power to employ and constitute its own law enforcement officers to enforce its regulations as well as the laws of the State of Texas.
SB 566 61-0 (1969) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to areas to be served by the Lower Colorado River Authority and the uses to which the proceeds of bonds issued by the District may be put.
SB 708 61-0 (1969) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to empowering the Trinity River Authority of Texas to acquire, operate, maintain and improve the canal system and properties known as the Devers Canal System; authorizing the enlargement of the system within the scope of permits granted by the Texas Water Rights Commission; restricting operation or extension of the system to Chambers and Liberty Counties and a specifically described portion of Jefferson County, etc.
SB 710 61-0 (1969) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to permitting the Red River Authority to contract with Eldorado, Oklahoma, for the sale of water.
SB 808 61-0 (1969) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to changing the name of Jackson County Flood Control District to the Lavaca-Navidad River Authority.
HB 69 61-1 (1969) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to authorizing any river authority to provide fresh water for domestic, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and any other lawful services for which it was created to an area and its inhabitants that may be within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of any city within the boundary limits of the river authority.
HB 63 61-2 (1969) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to the powers of the Upper Guadalupe River Authority.
HB 67 61-2 (1969) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to authorizing any river authority to provide fresh water for domestic, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and any other lawful services for which it was created to an area and its inhabitants that may be within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of any city within the boundary limits of the river authority.
HB 119 60-0 (1967) Author: Hinson, George T. | et. al. Relating to amending Sections 2 and 4 of Chapter 23, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965, which created the Middle Sabine River Navigation District, by adding territory thereto; appointing and providing residence requirements of the board of directors of such district.
HB 520 60-0 (1967) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to make a certain chapter applicable to any conservation and reclamation district heretofore or hereafter created by act of the Legislature and designated by name as a river authority.
HB 649 60-0 (1967) Author: Harding, Forrest Ashby Relating to the creation, organization, powers and functions of a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as the "Upper Colorado River Authority".
HB 831 60-0 (1967) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to re-enacting certain provisions of a certain Act but eliminating therefrom restrictions which limit the exercise of certain powers by the Trinity River Authority to the Chambers-Liberty Counties Navigation District.
HB 980 60-0 (1967) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Relating to amending certain acts so as to change the name of the Northeast Texas Municipal Water District to "Cypress River Authority".
HB 1253 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Corrections to convey fee simple title to the surface estate in certain state-owned land, and easements over certain other land, to the Trinity River Authority.
HB 1282 60-0 (1967) Author: Crews, David William Relating to amending certain statutes so as to clarify existing powers of the San Jacinto River Authority, to authorize said authority, in addition to existing powers, to appropriate, impound and utilize the waters of the San Jacinto River Watershed.
HB 1314 60-0 (1967) Author: Price, William Rayford | et. al. Relating to amending a certain statute to re-enact certain provisions but eliminating therefrom restrictions which limit the exercise of certain powers by the Trinity River Authority to the Chambers-Liberty Counties Navigation District.
HB 1330 60-0 (1967) Author: Traeger, John Relating to areas to be served by the Lower Colorado River Authority and the uses to which the proceeds of bonds issued by the District may be put.
HB 1358 60-0 (1967) Author: Foreman, Wilson | et. al. Relating to amending the Lower Colorado River Authority Act so as to authorize the Lower Colorado River Authority to sell bonds to the United States of America, or to any agency or corporation created or designated by the United States of America to operate steam plants located within the boundaries of the District.
HB 1361 60-0 (1967) Author: Foreman, Wilson | et. al. Relating to amending the Lower Colorado River Authority Act so as to increase the aggregate principal amount of bonds which the Lower Colorado River Authority may issue.
SB 254 60-0 (1967) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to amending certain acts so as to make such applicable to any conservation and reclamation districts designated by name as a river authority.
SB 256 60-0 (1967) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to the creation, organization, powers and functions of a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as the "Upper Colorado River Authority".
SB 263 60-0 (1967) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray | et. al. Relating to the Regional Waste Disposal Act.
SB 296 60-0 (1967) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize the Red River Authority subject to certain limitations, to effectuate navigation and related works.
SB 419 60-0 (1967) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to amending certain statutes by re-enacting certain provisions but eliminating restrictions which limit the exercise of certain powers by the Trinity River Authority to the Chambers-Liberty Counties Navigation District.
SB 517 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending the "Lower Colorado River Authority Act".
SB 579 60-0 (1967) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" | et. al. Relating amending statutes relating to Trinity River Authority to eliminate certain restrictions of certain powers with the Chambers-Liberty Counties Navigation District, specifically authorizing promotion of navigation; increasing the rate of tax.
SB 618 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to increasing the aggregate principal amount of bonds which the Lower Colorado River Authority may issue.
SCR 76 60-0 (1967)
HB 469 59-0 (1965) Author: Cain, Pat | et. al. Relating to the priorities and uses of water in the jurisdiction of the Lower Colorado River Authority.
HB 809 59-0 (1965) Author: Foreman, Wilson | et. al. Relating to amending the Lower Colorado River Authority Act by authorizing the Lower Colorado River Authority to sell bonds to the United States of America, or to any agency or corporation created or designated by the United States of America; to acquire, install, construct, and enlarge, make additions to, and to operate a steam plant located within the boundaries of the District to serve the are now being served by Lower Colorado River Authority.
HB 865 59-0 (1965) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to validating certain actions of the Upper Guadalupe River Authority.
HB 870 59-0 (1965) Author: Harding, Forrest Ashby Relating to the creation, organization, powers and functions of a conservation and reclamation district to be known as the Upper Colorado River Authority.
HB 965 59-0 (1965) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to the organization, powers, and functions of the Upper Guadalupe River Authority; amending certain Acts.
HB 1038 59-0 (1965) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to the creation, organization, powers, and functions of a conservation and reclamation district in Mason County.
HB 1042 59-0 (1965) Author: Harding, Forrest Ashby Relating to the creation, organization, powers and functions, of a conservation and reclamation district to be known as the Upper Colorado River Authority.
HB 1058 59-0 (1965) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to the organization, powers, and functions of the Upper Guadalupe River Authority; amending certain Acts.
HCR 103 59-0 (1965)
HCR 104 59-0 (1965)
SB 360 59-0 (1965) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain Acts providing for the investment of funds of the Trinity River Authority and authorizing said Authority to trade its bonds for land required for the purposes of said Authority.
SB 381 59-0 (1965) Author: Krueger, Culp | et. al. Relating to amending the "Lower Colorado River Authority Act," so as to authorize the Lower Colorado River Authority to sell bonds to the United States of America, or to any agency or corporation created or designated by the United States of America; to acquire, install, construct, and enlarge, make additions to, and to operate a steam plant located within the boundaries of the District to serve the area now being served by Lower Colorado River authority.
HB 7 58-0 (1963) Author: Thompson, Fritz Relating to the Palo Duro River Authority.
HB 578 58-0 (1963) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to providing that the Kimble County River Authority may call elections limited to the corporate limits of the City of Junction without excluding from the District the remainder of Kimble County.
HB 599 58-0 (1963) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to repealing Statutes, authorizing the Sabine River Authority to prescribe penalties for violations of its regulations and to employ its own peace officers.
HB 1053 58-0 (1963) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to providing for the election of the Board of Directors of the Upper Guadalupe River Authority after the effective date of this Act; providing for staggered six (6) year terms for the Directors.
SB 141 58-0 (1963) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the West Side Calhoun County Navigation District to sell certain water supply facilities and appurtenances to Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority.
SB 389 58-0 (1963) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to setting standard fees for Directors of river authorities created by the Legislature.
HB 83 57-0 (1961) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott | et. al. Relating to amending and repealing certain Acts enlarging and redefining the territorial jurisdiction of the San Antonio River Authority.
HB 152 57-0 (1961) Author: Dewey, Jr., Brownrigg Hefferron "Browny" Relating to amending a certain Law providing for the appointment of members of the Board of Directors of the Brazos River Authority by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate.
HB 746 57-0 (1961) Author: Ward, James E. Relating to amend the enumerated Statutes pertaining to Brazos River Authority so as to enable the Authority to finance through the issuance of its revenue bonds the construction of additional conservation projects.
HB 800 57-0 (1961) Author: Connell, Jr., Jack W. Relating to amending Chapter 279, Acts of the 56th Legislature, relating to the Red River Authority of Texas.
SB 62 57-0 (1961) Author: Smith, Preston Earnest | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority; providing that a majority in number of the Authority's Board of Directors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of any and all business.
SB 338 57-0 (1961) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending the enumerated Statutes relating to the Brazos River Authority so as to enable the Authority to finance through the issuance of its revenue bonds the construction of additional conservation projects.
HB 106 57-1 (1961) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to amending and repealing a certain Act creating a water control and improvement district to be known as "Kimble County River Authority" comprising lands lying within the County of Kimble, Texas.
HB 139 57-1 (1961) Author: Ballman, Charles Lee | et. al. Relating to the Palo Duro River Authority; providing for election of members of the Board of Directors shall fill vacancies by appointment for the unexpired term; providing for the issuance of bonds wholly or partially payable from ad valorem taxes after authorization by a majority of votes cast at an election at which only qualified voters who own taxable property therein and who have duly rendered the same for taxation may vote.
SB 62 57-1 (1961) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to the Palo Duro River Authority to increase the terms of office of members of the Board of Directors from two (2) to four (4) years; providing for election of members of the Board of Directors.
HB 77 57-3 (1962) Author: Foreman, Wilson | et. al. Relating to amending the Lower Colorado River Authority Act; to authorize the Lower Colorado River Authority to sell bonds to the United States of America, or to any agency or corporation created or designated by the United States or America; to acquire, install, or construct, and to operate a steam plant located within the boundaries of the District to serve the area now being served by the Lower Colorado River Authority.
HB 100 57-3 (1962) Author: Ballman, Charles Lee Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide for the re-organization of the district contingent upon the results of an election for the approval or disapproval of certain proposed projects; providing powers, duties and administration.
SB 36 57-3 (1962) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to placing certain restrictions upon the use of lands adjacent to and waters of Lake Palestine, Blackburn Crossing Dam and Reservoir in Anderson, Cherokee, Henderson and Smith Counties; delegating certain powers and authority to the Board of Directors of the Upper Neches River Municipal Water Authority; providing certain rules and regulations regarding swimming, bathing, wading, water skiing, the taking of fish, hunting, the shooting of firearms, and boating; providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act and regulations promulgated thereunder.
SB 78 57-3 (1962) Author: Krueger, Culp | et. al. Relating to amending the Lower Colorado River Authority Act so as to authorize the Lower Colorado River Authority to sell bonds to the United States of America, or to any agency or corporation created or designated by the United States of America; to acquire, install, or construct and to operate a steam plant located within the boundaries of the District to serve the area now being served by Lower Colorado River Authority.
SB 97 57-3 (1962) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide for the reorganization of the Palo Duro River Authority contingent upon the results of an election for the approval or disapproval of certain proposed projects; providing powers, duties and administration.
HB 23 56-0 (1959) Author: Russell, Jr., Raymond R. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts providing that the San Antonio River Authority may levy, assess and collect taxes for the carrying out of its powers, rights, privileges and functions.
HB 126 56-0 (1959) Author: Strickland, Robert L. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes providing that all bonds of the San Antonio River Authority shall be legal and authorized investments for banks, savings banks, trust companies, building and loan associations, savings and loan associations, insurance companies, fiduciaries, trustees, guardians, and for the sinking funds of cities, towns, villages, counties, school districts, or other political corporations or subdivisions of the State of Texas, and that all bonds of the San Antonio River Authority shall be eligible to secure the deposit of any and all public funds of the State of Texas, and any and all public funds of cities, towns, villages, counties, school districts, or other political corporations or subdivisions of the State of Texas, to the extent of their value when accompanied by all unmatured coupons appurtenant thereto.
HB 275 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" Relating to amending certain acts in reference to the construction and financing of water supply projects under contracts between eligible cities and river authorities and the financing by such cities of intakes, pumping stations and equipment, pipelines, treatment and filtration plants and intermediate and terminal reservoirs.
HB 705 56-0 (1959) Author: Townsend, James Terrell "Terry" | et. al. Relating to the extension of the area covered by the Lower Colorado River Authority so as to include Concho and McCullough Counties.
HB 774 56-0 (1959) Author: Glass, Webster W. Relating to amending certain acts by authorizing an election within any city or cities in the District to determine whether that city or cities shall be detached from the District.
HB 933 56-0 (1959) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" | et. al. Relating to amending the Lower Colorado River Authority Act so as to authorize the Lower Colorado River Authority to issue bonds in the total amount of One Hundred Twenty Million Dollars ($120,000,000).
HB 995 56-0 (1959) Author: Dungan, William Taylor "Bill" Relating to amending certain acts so as to redefine the eligibility of cities and towns to contract with Trinity River Authority of Texas for certain sanitary sewage transportation, treatment and disposal services.
SB 36 56-0 (1959) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain acts in reference to the construction and financing of water supply projects under contracts between eligible cities and river authorities and the financing by such cities of intakes, pumping stations and equipment, pipelines, treatment and filtration plants and intermediate and terminal reservoirs.
SB 55 56-0 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide that all bonds of the San Antonio River Authority shall be legal and authorized investments for banks, savings banks, trust companies, building and loan associations, savings and loan associations, insurance companies, fiduciaries, trustees, guardians, and for the sinking funds of cities, towns, villages, counties, school districts, or other political corporations or subdivisions of the State of Texas.
SB 400 56-0 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending Statutes relative to San Antonio River Authority to require an independent annual auditor's report.
SB 415 56-0 (1959) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize the Lower Colorado River Authority to issue bonds in the total amount of One Hundred Twenty Million Dollars ($120,000,000.00).
SB 419 56-0 (1959) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Red River Authority of Texas."
SB 483 56-0 (1959) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to redefine eligibility of cities and towns to contract with Trinity River Authority of Texas for certain sanitary sewage transportation, treatment and disposal services.
HB 61 56-1 (1959) Author: Glass, Webster W. Relating to amending certain acts by authorizing an election within the city of Rusk to determine whether that city shall be detached from the District.
SB 21 56-1 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending statutes relative to the San Antonio River Canal and Conservancey District to provide for an auditor's report.
HB 67 56-2 (1959) Author: Buchanan, J. W. | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district comprising the territory contained within the Counties of Hansford and Ochiltree, to be known as "Palo Duro River Authority of Texas," for the purpose of providing a source of water supply for municipal, agricultural, irrigation, livestock raising, domestic, industrial, of field flooding and mining uses, and processing and transporting the same.
SB 3 56-2 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending certain acts relating to the San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District; providing for an auditor's report.
SB 23 56-2 (1959) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts relative to the Upper Neches River Municipal Water Authority; to provide certain adjustments in the number of Directors to be appointed from the City of Tyler in the event said city shall be annexed to the District.
SB 34 56-2 (1959) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district comprising the territory contained within the Counties of Hansford and Ochiltree, to be known as "Palo Duro River Authority of Texas."
SB 45 56-2 (1959) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts to facilitate the issuance of revenue bonds by Trinity River Authority of Texas.
SB 1 56-3 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending Statutes relating to the San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District to provide for an auditor's report.
SB 8 56-3 (1959) Author: Dies, Jr., Martin | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts relative to the Upper Neches River Municipal Water Authority; providing that the elections called for therein take place no later than December 1, 1959.
HB 221 55-0 (1957) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot | et. al. Relating to providing more adequate means for "Eligible Cities" to prevent contamination of their water supplies and the water within the boundaries of Trinity River Authority of Texas, thus increasing the amount of water available for domestic and municipal use.
HB 317 55-0 (1957) Author: Kothmann, Glenn | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by conferring additional power to San Antonio River Authority to take land used or dedicated for cemetery purposes when necessary.
HB 428 55-0 (1957) Author: Burkett, Jr., Joseph W. "Joe" Relating to amending the law creating the Upper Guadalupe Authority with boundaries coextensive with Kerr County by providing that such district may acquire taxing power under certain conditions.
HB 475 55-0 (1957) Author: Hutchins, Jr., Edgar Relating to amending certain Acts setting forth certain powers of eminent domain granted the Sabine River Authority.
SB 27 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to providing more adequate means for "eligible cities" to prevent contamination of their water supplies and the water of the Trinity River watershed; to obtain more efficient and economical sewage transportation and disposal (including treatment), and to enable such cities to render adequate water and sewer service.
SB 77 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to authorizing an "eligible" city, as defined herein, to employ the alternative procedure of issuing its negotiable revenue bonds, within the maximum amount prescribed herein, secured by the revenues of its waterworks system or its waterworks and sanitary sewer systems, and to utilize the proceeds from such bonds.
SB 463 55-0 (1957) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to amending certain Acts by adding a league of land to the area of the Trinity River Authority.
HB 19 55-1 (1957) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot Relating to facilitating cooperation in the over-all program of water conservation by creating Trinity River Authority of Texas.
SB 22 55-1 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to facilitating cooperation in the over-all program of water conservation, with reference to validation of bonds by court procedure, with certain exceptions and provisions.
HB 17 55-2 (1957) Author: Glass, Webster W. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide certain changes in the number of directors to be appointed from the City of Tyler in the event said city shall be annexed to the District; limiting the amount and purpose of bonds which may be issued by the District supported wholly or partially by taxation but only in the event the City of Tyler shall be annexed to the District; providing a proper voter classification in elections for annexations of territory where no debt or other obligation is presented for assumption at such election.
SB 14 55-2 (1957) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the Upper Neches River Municipal Water Authority so as to provide certain changes in the number of directors to be appointed from the City of Tyler in the event said city shall be annexed to the District.
HB 20 54-0 (1955) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot | et. al. Relating to creating Trinity River Authority of Texas, as a conservation and reclamation district; authorizing the governing body of the district to make rules and regulations and prescribe penalties for the violation thereof.
HB 109 54-0 (1955) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to create Trinity River Authority of Texas, enacting other provisions related to the subject.
HB 145 54-0 (1955) Author: Dugas, Jr., Louis | et. al. Relating to the amending the Sabine River Authority Act so as to change its name to Sabine River Authority of Texas; amending said Act by establishing fees of office; amending the Act to authorize the District to issue revenue bonds for the purpose set out in the Act and providing that the aggregate principal amount of the bonds outstanding at any one time shall not exceed Fifty Million Dollars ($50,000,000).
HB 701 54-0 (1955) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to authorize the Lower Colorado River Authority to issue bonds in the total amount of Sixty-five Million Dollars ($65,000,000).
SB 129 54-0 (1955) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to amending the "Sabine River Authority Act" so as to change its name to Sabine River Authority of Texas; establishing fees of Office; authorizing the District to issue revenue bonds for the purposes set out in the Act and providing that the aggregate principal amount of the bonds outstanding at any one time shall not exceed Fifty Million Dollars ($50,000,00); repealing all laws in conflict herewith; containing a severability clause.
SB 324 54-0 (1955) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. | et. al. Relating to authorizing Lower Colorado river Authority to issue Bonds not to exceed Sixty Five Million ($65,000,000.00) Dollars in aggregate principal amount, repealing that portion of the Lower Colorado River Authority Act limiting amount of Bonds which may be issued by such District to Fifty Million ($50,000,000.00) Dollars and all other laws in conflict herewith.
SB 339 54-0 (1955) Author: Hazlewood, Grady | et. al. Relating to amending Statutes relative to the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority; providing that any contract between the United States Government, or any agency thereof, and the Authority for the construction, operation and maintenance of any facility shall provide that upon repayment of all amounts due thereunder title to all such facilities shall pass to the authority or vest the Authority with absolute control over the release and use of any waters stored in such facilities; repealing all conflicting laws.
SB 421 54-0 (1955) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" Relating to authorizing and directing the board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools, acting through its Executive Director, to execute and deliver and instrument granting an easement in certain lands to the San Antonio River Authority for certain purposes upon certain conditions and covenants.
HB 64 53-0 (1953) Author: Banks, Jr., Clinton Stanley | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by changing the name of "San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District" to "San Antonio River Authority," redefining the area of said district, providing and changing certain powers thereof.
HB 175 53-0 (1953) Author: Allison, Mack | et. al. Relating to amending the Act which created Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation District, so as to change its name to Brazos River Authority; providing that this Act shall not change existing water rights.
HB 579 53-0 (1953) Author: Paxton, James Robert "Jim Bob" | et. al. Relating to creating "Upper Neches River Municipal Water Authority," a Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 912 53-0 (1953) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relative to creating the Lower Rio Grande Authority, and to validate the boundaries and all proceedings had in connection with said Authority.
SB 85 53-0 (1953) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" Relating to amending certain Acts by changing the name of "San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District" to "San Antonio River Authority"; enlarging and redefining the area of said District; providing and changing certain powers thereof; increasing the amount of bonds which said District may issue, and providing certain powers and conditions relative to the issuance of said bonds.
HB 413 52-0 (1951) Author: Tinsley, Byron R. Relating to authorizing the Sabine River Authority to compact with the State of Louisiana regarding the Sabine River Watershed; providing for ratification.
HB 541 52-0 (1951) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to creating the Lower Rio Grande Authority pursuant to and for the purposes set forth in Section 59 of Article XVI of the Texas Constitution and constituting such Authority a governmental agency and a body politic and corporate.
HB 759 52-0 (1951) Author: Lehman, Henry G. "Bud" | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts creating the Lower Colorado River Authority; providing that Lee County be included within the provisions of this act.
SB 121 52-0 (1951) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. | et. al. Relating to amending the "Lower Colorado River Authority Act," by providing for a Board of Directors of twelve members, and qualifications of said members, and providing the number to constitute a quorum of the Board.
SB 224 52-0 (1951) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to changing the name of San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District to San Jacinto River Authority.
SB 225 52-0 (1951) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize the investment of bond sinking funds and other surplus or reserve funds in certain bonds and time warrants, or in shares or share accounts of any building and loan association organized under the laws of the State of Texas, or Federal Savings and Loan Associations domiciled in this State, where such share or share accounts are insured under and by virtue of the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation.
SB 430 52-0 (1951) Author: Strauss, Sr., Gus James Relating to amending the Lower Colorado River Authority Act to include Lee County.
HB 101 51-0 (1949) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to amending the "Lower Colorado Authority Act" so as to authorize the District to issue bonds for the purposes set out in the Act and providing that the aggregate principal amount of bonds outstanding at any one time shall not exceed Fifty Million Dollars ($50,000,000).
HB 467 51-0 (1949) Author: Tinsley, Byron R. | et. al. Relating to creating Sabine River Authority; providing for the appointment of a Board of Directors; prescribing powers and duties of the Authority; enacting other provisions related to the subject.
HB 661 51-0 (1949) Author: Etheredge, Jr., M. B. | et. al. Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Texas have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 692 51-0 (1949) Author: Rampy, Willard (William) Henry Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the Upper Colorado River Authority, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 839 51-0 (1949) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its Agency the Central Colorado River Authority, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated and granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 987 51-0 (1949) Author: Williams, Eugene C. Relating to amending a previous Act, changing the period of time in which the tax remission for flood control improvements for San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District will begin.
SB 66 51-0 (1949) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. | et. al. Relating to amending the Lower Colorado River Authority Act so as to authorize the District to issue bonds for any corporate purpose providing that the aggregate principal amount of such bonds outstanding at any time shall not exceed Fifty Million ($50,000,000.00) Dollars.
SB 101 51-0 (1949) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to amending a previous Act, provide for the donation and granting to the Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation District for the 20-year period beginning September 1, 1935, certain ad valorem taxes collected from property and persons in the counties of Austin, Brazoria, Burleson, Fort Bend, Grimes, Waller, Washington, Brazos, Milam, and Robertson; providing a repealing clause.
SB 155 51-0 (1949) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to declaring the floods in Bexar, Wilson, Karnes and Goliad Counties, Texas, to be public calamity; making existing state laws applicable to all contracts, receipts and disbursements and accounting for said public funds; suspending all laws in conflict.
SB 218 51-0 (1949) Author: Vick, Kyle A. | et. al. Relating to prevent default by the State's Agency, Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation District, occasioned by absence of State Tax levies for General Revenue purpose, the proceeds of such omitted tax levies having been previously granted to such District by irrepealable legislative act, by making an appropriation for the benefit of the district; enacting other provisions related to the subject.
SB 275 51-0 (1949) Author: Morris, George C. | et. al. Relating to creating Sabine River Authority; providing for the appointment of a Board of Directors; prescribing powers and duties of the Authority; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
SB 373 51-0 (1949) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District, to which State General Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 400 51-0 (1949) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the Colorado River Authority, to which State General Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 416 51-0 (1949) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending previous Acts, providing for the appointment of Directors of the Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 14 50-0 (1947) Author: Ridgeway, Jack F. | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods in Bexar, Wilson, Karnes and Goliad Counties, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to the San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District of one-half (1/2) of the State ad valorem taxes collected in said Counties; providing that such donated taxes shall be used for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 511 50-0 (1947) Author: Rampy, Willard (William) Henry | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Acts; making an appropriation out of funds donated and granted the Upper Colorado River Authority for administrative expenses of said Authority.
SB 65 50-0 (1947) Author: York, Joseph Alton Relating to amending certain acts so as to remove Blanco County from the Lower Colorado River Authority.
SB 180 50-0 (1947) Author: York, Joseph Alton | et. al. Relating to amending the Lower Colorado River Authority Act so as to provide for ten Directors on the Lower Colorado River Authority Board.
SB 198 50-0 (1947) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to declaring the floods in Bexar, Wilson, Karnes and Goliad Counties to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to the San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District of one-half of the state ad valorem taxes collected in said counties; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 204 50-0 (1947) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. Relating to granting to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority one-half of the state ad valorem taxes collected in Hays, Comal, Guadalupe, Caldwell, Gonzales, DeWitt, Victoria, Refugio and Calhoun counties for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 755 49-0 (1945) Author: Manford, Jr., Thomas Durwood | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for the Upper Guadalupe River Authority.
HB 813 49-0 (1945) Author: Messer, Lon T. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the board of Directors of the Nueces River Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 843 49-0 (1945) Author: Lee, Hubert A. Relating to making an appropriation out of any moneys in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated for the use of the Upper Red River Flood Control District.
HB 196 48-0 (1943) Author: Rampy, Willard (William) Henry | et. al. Relating to amending statutes relating to the remission of taxes in Coke and Tom Green Counties.
HB 202 48-0 (1943) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel Relating to establishing and creating the Colorado River Navigation District under authority of Section 59 of Article XVI of the Constitution of Texas, to be a governmental agency, a body politic, municipal and corporate.
HB 265 48-0 (1943) Author: Shell, J. Harvey Relating to reappropriating the unexpended balance remaining on April 15, 1943, of the appropriation made for the Nueces River Conservation and Reclamation District by the Regular Session of the Forty-seventh Legislature, Acts 1941, Chapter 144, Section 1.a., for the purpose of defraying the necessary expenses of said District in making and continuing to make the necessary surveys, investigations and the preparation of necessary plans for carrying out its construction program.
HB 511 48-0 (1943) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts and approving, ratifying, confirming and validating the creation and organization of the San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District, the appointment and qualification of the Directors thereof, together with all proceedings, acts, or orders, heretofore had, performed or made, by the Reclamation Department of the General Land Office, the Commissioner of the General Land Office, the State Board of Water Engineers, and the Board of Directors of the said San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District, including the proceedings had by said district, for the issuance of General Improvement Bonds, under the authority of the laws of the State of Texas.
HB 555 48-0 (1943) Author: Bell, Marshall O. | et. al. Relating to amending the "Lower Colorado River Authority Act" by adding a new section to provide that the term of office of any member of the Board of Directors of the Lower Colorado River Authority failing to attend four consecutive meetings, including one regular meeting, or changing his occupational address to any point outside the State of Texas, shall thereby automatically terminate and create a vacancy in said Board of Directors, and to which vacancy the director so forfeiting his office shall not be eligible for reappointment within a period of three (3) years from date of forfeiture.
HB 560 48-0 (1943) Author: Lock, Ottis E. | et. al. Relating to amending law creating the Nueces River Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 696 48-0 (1943) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to amending certain Acts relative to residence of directors of the San Jacinto River Conservation District.
SB 93 48-0 (1943) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to amending certain Acts donating state ad valorem taxes for a period of 20 years to certain counties in the Upper Colorado River Authority.
SB 244 48-0 (1943) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to making an appropriation out of any funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated for the use of the Pease River Flood Control District.
SB 309 48-0 (1943) Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for a reduction in the number of Directors of the Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation District.
SB 320 48-0 (1943) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to aiding the Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation District of Texas in controlling the flood waters of the Brazos River water shed, declared to be a public calamity.
HB 83 47-0 (1941) Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation out of any moneys in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated for the Nueces River Conservation and Reclamation District, for each of the fiscal years ending August 31, 1942, and August 31, 1943, to aid said District in making the necessary surveys and preparing the necessary plans for its construction program.
HB 195 47-0 (1941) Author: Reed, Jasper Newton | et. al. Relating to making certain appropriation for the Sulphur River Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 221 47-0 (1941) Author: Rampy, Willard (William) Henry | et. al. Relating to amending the General and Special Laws relative to granting of taxes to the Upper Colorado River Authority.
HB 251 47-0 (1941) Author: Anderson, Preston Louis | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for the use of the San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District; providing the manner for signing warrants; providing that any unexpended balance on August 31, 1943, to be repaid to the State of Texas.
HB 330 47-0 (1941) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Act prescribing the procedure to be followed by the Assessor and Collector of Taxes of Coleman County, Texas, in paying over to the Central Colorado River Authority the moneys granted said Authority under certain provisions.
HB 405 47-0 (1941) Author: Bruhl, Lawrence L. | et. al. Relating to amending the "Lower Colorado River Authority Act" providing that every director appointed to the Board of Directors of the Lower Colorado River Authority shall be a resident of and freehold property taxpayer of the county from which he is appointed and shall have been such resident of and freehold property taxpayer in such county for not less than two (2) years next preceding such appointment.
HB 828 47-0 (1941) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act regarding the powers of the San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 1094 47-0 (1941) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the appointment, term of office, qualification, and organization of the Board of Directors of the San Jacinto Conservation and Reclamation District.
SB 18 47-0 (1941) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to making an appropriation for the Nueces River Conservation and Reclamation District, for each of the fiscal years ending August 31, 1942, and August 31, 1943.
SB 65 47-0 (1941) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to amending certain Article liberalizing act permitting donation of state taxes to Upper Colorado River Authority.
SB 106 47-0 (1941) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to making an appropriation for the use of the San Antonio River Canal and Conservatory District.
SB 138 47-0 (1941) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. | et. al. Relating to making appropriations for the use of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, the Upper Colorado River Authority, the Lower Concho River Water and Soil Conservation Authority, etc.
HB 314 46-0 (1939) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to amending a certain Senate Bill creating a Central Colorado River Authority, providing for the donation and granting of the State of Texas to the District of one-half of all annual state ad valorem taxes collected in Coleman county for a period of twenty years, beginning September 1, 1939.
HB 383 46-0 (1939) Author: Loggins, Edgar Relating to aiding Conservation Districts, Navigation Districts, Conservation and Reclamation Districts, Flood Control Districts, and River Authorities in carrying out the powers and functions conferred upon them; granting and donating to such Districts and River Authorities for a period of Twenty years, (50%) per cent of all the State ad valorem taxes for general revenue purposes upon the property and from persons in counties comprising such districts or River Authorities.
HB 439 46-0 (1939) Author: Bell, John Junior | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for the use of the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority, providing that it shall be repaid to the State of Texas.
HB 542 46-0 (1939) Author: Felty, Fred Cumming | et. al. Relating to amending House Bill No. 726, Acts of the Forty-fifth Legislature, approved May 5, 1937, and creating San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District under authority of Section 59 of Article 16 of the Constitution of the State of Texas to be a governmental agency, municipality, body politic and corporate; prescribing penalties for violation of provisions of franchise.
HB 641 46-0 (1939) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for the Nueces River Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 669 46-0 (1939) Author: Reaves, Robert H. Relating to creating the Lower Concho River Water and Soil Conservation Authority as a body politic and corporate, pursuant to Section 59 of Article 16 of the Constitution of Texas.
HB 685 46-0 (1939) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to amending a certain Act creating the Nueces River Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 686 46-0 (1939) Author: Harp, Robert A. | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for the "Upper Red River Flood Control and Irrigation District."
HB 784 46-0 (1939) Author: Gilmer, Claud Henry Relating to creating a Conservation and Reclamation District composed of Kerr County, to be known as the Upper Guadalupe River Authority.
HB 828 46-0 (1939) Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund Relating to making an appropriation for use and benefit of the Lower Neches Valley Authority; designating who sign warrants.
HB 941 46-0 (1939) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act authorizing the San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District, a State Agency, to negotiate and deal with the United States of America or any of its agencies and/or others, to aid in securing funds to make investigations and in acquiring the necessary lands, leases, easements, and/or acquittances, public structures and reservoirs suitable for the control of floodwaters for the San Jacinto watersheds declared to be a public calamity.
HB 1040 46-0 (1939) Author: Reaves, Robert H. Relating to making an appropriation of Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to aid and facilitate the work to be performed by the Lower Concho River Water and Soil Conservation Authority.
HB 1066 46-0 (1939) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille | et. al. Relating to making an emergency appropriation for use and benefit of the San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 1079 46-0 (1939) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to aiding the San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District embracing the Counties of Montgomery, Walker, San Jacinto, and all that part of Liberty County embraced in the San Jacinto Watershed in carrying out the powers, duties, and functions conferred upon such District by the Legislature; granting and donating ad valorem taxes to said District.
HB 1081 46-0 (1939) Author: Gilmer, Claud Henry Relating to making an appropriation for the "Upper Guadalupe River Authority."
HB 1083 46-0 (1939) Author: Smith, Magus F. Relating to aiding the Nueces River Conservation and Reclamation District; granting and donating to such District, with limitations, for a period of ten (10) years, fifty (50) per cent of all the State ad valorem taxes for General Revenue purposes upon the property and from persons and counties comprising in whole or in part such District.
HB 1120 46-0 (1939) Author: Felty, Fred Cumming | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for the use of the San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District.
HB 1137 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relative to remission of taxes to Upper Colorado River Authority.
SB 11 46-0 (1939) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to making an appropriation for the Pease River Flood Control District.
SB 99 46-0 (1939) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to amending a certain Act empowering Central Colorado River Authority to enter into contracts with the governing boards of other governmental agencies for the purpose of supervising construction and other operations of said agencies.
SB 176 46-0 (1939) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to aiding the Conservation Districts, Navigation Districts, Conservation and Reclamation Districts, Flood Control Districts, and River Authorities; granting and donating to such Districts and River Authorities for a period of ten (10) years, fifty (50%) per cent of all the State ad valorem taxes for general revenue purposes.
SB 266 46-0 (1939) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. Relating to making an appropriation for the use of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, providing that it shall be repaid to the State of Texas.
SB 303 46-0 (1939) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to creating a Conservation and Reclamation District composed of Kerr County, to be known as the Upper Guadalupe River Authority.
SB 320 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to making an appropriation out of any moneys in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated for the Nueces River Conservation and Reclamation District, for each of the fiscal years ending August 31, 1940, and ending August 31, 1941, to aid said District in making the necessary surveys and preparing the necessary plans for its construction program.
SB 329 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the creation of the Nueces River Conservation and Reclamation District Act; to provide that the whole of Webb County shall be removed from and excluded from the provisions thereof; creating the Webb County Conservation and Reclamation District.
SB 346 46-0 (1939) Author: Brownlee, J. Houghton Relating to amending a certain Bill authorizing the Lower Colorado River Authority to issue bonds for any corporate purpose providing that the aggregate principal amount of such bonds outstanding at any time shall not exceed Twenty-five Million ($25,000,000.00) Dollars.; eliminating certain provisions with reference to purchase of property of Central Texas Hydro-Electric Company.
SB 486 46-0 (1939) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to making an appropriation for the use of the San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District, providing that it shall be repaid to the State of Texas.
SB 491 46-0 (1939) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to making an appropriation of Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, to aid and facilitate the work to be performed by the Upper Colorado River Authority.
SB 493 46-0 (1939) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to amending a certain Act extending the time within which Upper Colorado River Authority may qualify for Federal assistance.
HB 726 45-0 (1937) Relating to creating and establishing San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District to be a governmental agency, municipality, body politic and corporate.
HB 832 45-0 (1937) Relating to creating the San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District and defining the powers and duties of the said District.
SB 309 45-0 (1937) Relating to creating the Central Colorado River Authority, vesting the powers of the District in a board of nine directors and prescribing the manner of their appointment and their duties.
SB 352 45-0 (1937) Relating to making an appropriation from the Treasury of the State of Texas from any funds not otherwise appropriated, to the Upper Colorado River Authority.
SB 497 45-0 (1937) Relating to amending the "Lower Colorado River Authority Act" providing that nothing in Section 14 or elsewhere in said Act shall prohibit the District from acquiring property from or selling property to the City of Austin upon such terms and conditions, and entering into such contractual relations thereto, as the District and the City may mutually agree upon.
HB 77 44-0 (1935) Relating to creating the Upper Colorado River Authority.
SB 355 44-0 (1935) Relating to creating the Central Colorado River Authority.
SB 505 44-0 (1935) Relating to authorizing the Lower Colorado River Authority to issue Bonds not to exceed Twenty Million ($200,000,0000) Dollars in aggregate principal amount, repealing that portion of the Colorado River Authority Act limiting the amount of Bonds which may be issued by such District to Ten Million ($10,000,000.00) Dollars, and all other laws in conflict herewith.
HB 125 44-1 (1935) Relating to providing that Directors of the Lower Colorado River Authority Act shall receive fees and expenses for attending meetings of the Board and attending to other business of the Authority.
HB 138 44-1 (1935) Relating to creating a Conservation and Reclamation District to be known as Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, pursuant to and for the purpose set forth in Section 59, of Article 16, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, and to be a governmental agency, body politic and corporate, without power to levy taxes or assessments, or to create any indebtedness payable out of the taxes or assessments, or to pledge the credit of the State.
SB 21 44-3 (1936) Relating to ad valorem taxes in Coke and Tom Green Counties remitted to the Upper Colorado River Authority.
SB 426 43-0 (1933) Author: Blackert, Elmo J. "E.J." | et. al. Relating to repealing certain statute creating the San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District.
SB 97 43-1 (1933) Relating to creating a water conservation and reclamation district as a public corporation, to be known as "The Guadalupe River Authority".
SB 2 43-4 (1934) Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Lower Colorado River Authority.
HB 239 42-0 (1931) Author: Greathouse, Joseph Felix "Joe" | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing Trinity River Canal & Conservancy District under authority of Section 59 of Article XVI of the Constitution of Texas, to be a governmental agency, a body politic, municipal and corporate.
SB 625 42-0 (1931) Author: Williamson, W. Albert "Cap" Relating to creating and establishing San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District under authority of Section 59 of Article 16 of the Constitution of Texas, to a Governmental Agency, a Body Politic, municipal and corporate.
HB 21 42-1 (1931) Author: Rountree, Frances Mitchell | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the creation of the Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation District and the establishment of the boundaries thereof; reapportioning certain appropriation.
SB 61 42-1 (1931) Author: Williamson, W. Albert "Cap" Relating to amending certain Acts relating to San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District.
HB 35 42-2 (1931) Author: Beck, Walter H. Relating to amending certain acts relating to the holding of elections in Trinity River Canal and Conservation District.
HB 197 41-2 (1929) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. | et. al. Relating to creating the Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation District; defining the powers and duties.

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