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HB 180 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the review of groundwater conservation districts by the state auditor. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 549 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District of certain property subject to a tax abatement agreement with the district and to the validation of certain actions of the district. House: Ways & Means Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 623 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the authority of a municipality to remove directors of certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 645 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to regulation of production of wells for retail public utilities by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 651 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the election date of the board of directors of the Rusk County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 886 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the powers and election dates of the Hemphill County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 922 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the creation of the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 999 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to requiring the election of directors of certain districts to be held on a uniform election date. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1045 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to the dissolution of a special utility district after the transfer of all obligations and services. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 1056 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the authority of certain water districts to exercise the power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1186 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District of certain property subject to a tax abatement agreement with the district and to the validation of certain actions of the district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1207 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the powers and duties of the Kaufman County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1-A; providing authority to issue bonds and levy assessments. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1208 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the powers and duties of the Kaufman County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1-D; providing authority to issue bonds and levy assessments. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1271 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike | et. al. Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1272 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the posting of election notices on bills or invoices sent to residents by municipal utility districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 1318 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to regulation of production of wells for retail public utilities by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1331 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 224; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1394 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the administration of the Port of Houston Authority. House: Transportation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1439 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to providing road district powers to the Wood Trace Municipal Utility District No. 3 of Montgomery County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1440 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 154; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1445 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to providing road district powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 130; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1448 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to providing road district powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 131; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1455 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 552; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1523 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the creation of the Southwest Travis County Special Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose fees and assessments. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1528 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1603 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to certain powers and duties of the Palo Duro River Authority of Texas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
No action taken in committee
HB 1607 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the posting of notices of elections and candidate filing procedures on bills or invoices sent to residents by municipal utility districts. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1664 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to providing road powers to the Wood Trace Municipal Utility District No. 1, of Montgomery County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1709 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al.
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Bois D'Arc Island Levee Improvement District of Dallas and Kaufman Counties. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1728 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by certain special districts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1946 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the incontestability of certain contracts or leases submitted to the attorney general by certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1962 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 69; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1963 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 70; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2012 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the requirements for meetings of certain special districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 2031 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to the creation of the Cresson Crossroads Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2064 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to quorum and voting requirements for the transaction of business by the board of the Irving Flood Control District Section III of Dallas County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2075 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to the creation of the Cresson Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Hood County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2127 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the authority of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District to regulate certain water wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2134 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Trinity Lakes Municipal Utility District of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2136 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to flood control storage requirements established by the Fort Bend County Drainage District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 2180 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the Sulphur River Basin Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2220 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the powers and duties of the West Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 21; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2358 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to eligible voters in a confirmation election for a conservation and reclamation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 2363 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to export fees charged by the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District; changing a fee. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2364 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the disqualification of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2377 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2378 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2424 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the territory of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2460 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the board of commissioners of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County. House: Texas Ports, Innovation & Infrastructure, Select
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 2499 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the disposition of real property interests by navigation districts and port authorities. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2504 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the compensation provided to the governing body of certain special districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2540 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the conversion of the Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency to the Alliance Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose fees. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 2565 85-0 (2017) Author: Stucky, Lynn
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the powers and duties of the Big Sky Municipal Utility District of Denton County and the Smiley Road Water Control and Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2566 85-0 (2017) Author: Stucky, Lynn
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the Denton County Municipal Utility District No. 9; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2592 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the powers and duties of a designated officer of a navigation district. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2593 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to franchises granted by navigation districts. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2624 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 157; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Received from the House
HB 2625 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 158; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Received from the House
HB 2681 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Blaketree Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Received from the House
HB 2687 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the creation of the Lago Bello Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Harris County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2740 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Panola County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
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 2825 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the dissolution of a levee improvement district by a commissioners court. House: County Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2851 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the creation of the Onion Creek Watershed Hays and Travis Counties Flood Control District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose assessments and fees. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2912 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the New Fairview Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2938 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the Sienna Plantation Levee Improvement District of Fort Bend County, Texas. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2987 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Denton County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 4 and 5; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3028 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to groundwater ownership and rights. House: Natural Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3037 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the definition of groundwater management areas to coincide with major and minor aquifers and the joint planning process in those areas. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3038 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the explanatory reports issued by the district representatives in groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3043 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the joint planning process for groundwater management. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3071 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the equalization of the rates of production fees charged on certain wells by the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District; authorizing an increase in the rate of the fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3126 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the Jeff Davis County Underground Water Conservation District; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3166 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the consideration of modeled sustainable groundwater pumping in the adoption of desired future conditions in groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 3185 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to fees charged by the Rolling Plains Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3219 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Meyer Ranch Municipal Utility District of Comal County; affecting an existing limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3225 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to elections held by the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3417 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the criteria considered by groundwater conservation districts before granting or denying a permit. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 3497 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to a groundwater conservation district's use of electronic fund transfers. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3545 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3605 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the removal of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District for missed meetings. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3674 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the certification of unopposed candidates for the board of directors of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
HB 3677 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the creation of the Heart of Texas Aquifer District and the dissolution of certain groundwater conservation districts; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or surcharges. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
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 3988 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the authority of a county to implement a pilot program to reuse wastewater at county facilities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4017 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to administrative completeness requirements for permit and permit amendment applications for groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4050 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to exports of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4051 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the notice requirements for bills proposing the creation of or annexation of land to certain special purpose districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 4162 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to exports of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4164 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the procedures for adopting a moratorium on the issuance of permits by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4166 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the applicability of certain rules when considering an application for a permit to drill or operate a well. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4183 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the administration of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 4235 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the sunset review of certain groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4270 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the Anthem Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4272 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 554; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4273 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the creation of the North Hays County Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4274 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District's groundwater reduction plan. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4277 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 50; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4278 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the powers and duties and election of the board of directors of the West Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 3. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4283 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the conversion of the Grand Northwest Municipal Utility District to the Grand Northwest Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4285 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 130; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4287 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the powers and duties of the Smiley Road Water Control and Improvement District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4291 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the fees charged by the Colorado County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4298 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 553; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4301 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation of the Driftwood Conservation District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
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
HB 4305 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to granting road powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 100; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Received from the House
HB 4306 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to providing road powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 101; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Received from the House
HB 4309 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation of the Driftwood Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4310 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4311 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4312 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4313 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 4; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4314 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 5; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4318 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to the creation of the River Ranch Municipal Utility District of Liberty County and the Riverside Municipal Utility District of Liberty County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4319 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 159; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4322 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the creation of the Val Verde County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees, surcharges, and taxes. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4323 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to the creation of the Kendall County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4324 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 61; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4325 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the Wise County Municipal Utility District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4327 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the creation of the Southwest Travis County Special Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose fees and assessments. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4329 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the authority of the Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 3 to enter into certain agreements relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain property located in the district. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4331 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the powers and duties of the Far North Fort Worth Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Tarrant and Wise Counties; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4332 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the dissolution of the Angelina County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3 and the territory of the Angelina County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4334 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to certain municipal utility districts; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4335 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the creation of the Willacy County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 4336 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the creation of the Greenshores Fresh Water Supply District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4337 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the authority of a municipality to remove directors of the North Texas Municipal Water District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4339 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt Relating to notice of the deadline for an application for a place on the ballot for the election of and eligibility of directors of the Northwest Dallas County Flood Control District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4340 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 34; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4345 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the creation of the Rio de Vida Municipal Utility District No. 1 and the creation of the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose taxes and fees; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 4348 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the creation of the Vision East Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HCR 160 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4310. Filed
HCR 161 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4311. Filed
HCR 162 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4312. Filed
HCR 163 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4313. Filed
HCR 164 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4314. Filed
HR 2619 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2014. Reported enrolled
HR 2622 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 4345. Reported enrolled
SB 248 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Shine, Hugh | et. al.
Relating to the dissolution of the Chisholm Trail Special Utility District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 308 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the Sulphur River Basin Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Committee. 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 321 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Bailes, Ernest
Relating to the creation of the River Ranch Municipal Utility District of Liberty County and the Riverside Municipal Utility District of Liberty County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 324 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the authority of the Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 3 to enter into certain agreements relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain property located in the district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 443 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the Rayford Road Municipal Utility District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 554 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to notice requirements for certain special districts that hold board meetings outside the district. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 689 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the powers and election dates of the Hemphill County Underground Water Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 726 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to elections held by the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 749 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Cyrier, John
Relating to certain charges by the Bastrop County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2; authorizing an increase in a fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 774 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 814 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Canales, Terry
Relating to the board of directors of the Agua Special Utility District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 851 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the requirements for meetings of certain special districts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 865 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Burns, DeWayne
Relating to a groundwater conservation district's use of electronic fund transfers. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 904 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Burns, DeWayne
Relating to the creation of the Cresson Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Hood County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 905 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Burns, DeWayne
Relating to the creation of the Cresson Crossroads Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 964 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the Jeff Davis County Underground Water Conservation District; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 991 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to providing road powers to the Wood Trace Municipal Utility District No. 1, of Montgomery County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 992 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to providing road district powers to the Wood Trace Municipal Utility District No. 3 of Montgomery County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 993 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to providing road district powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 131; providing authority to issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 994 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to providing road district powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 130; providing authority to issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 995 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 154; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 996 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Trinity Lakes Municipal Utility District of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1009 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to administrative completeness requirements for permit and permit amendment applications for groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1042 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 69; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1043 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 70; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1067 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the dissolution of the Chisholm Trail Special Utility District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Special Purpose Districts
SB 1085 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Roberts, Kevin
Relating to the certification of unopposed candidates for the board of directors of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1118 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Blaketree Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1129 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to franchises granted by navigation districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1131 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the powers and duties of a designated officer of a navigation district. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1168 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the disqualification of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 1175 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the dissolution of water districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1197 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to fees charged by the Rolling Plains Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing a fee. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1198 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the conversion of the Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency to the Alliance Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose fees. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1239 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the authority of a municipality to remove directors of the North Texas Municipal Water District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1256 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to export fees charged by the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District; changing a fee. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1261 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 157; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1268 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the taxing power of the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1312 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the deadline for adoption of desired future conditions in groundwater conservation districts. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1392 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to groundwater conservation districts. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1395 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1423 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the supervision of water districts by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1469 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to an election for the removal of a director serving on the board of directors of certain water districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1479 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Panola County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1526 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 158; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1528 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the joint planning process for groundwater management. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1814 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the transference of certain territory from one groundwater conservation district to another. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1864 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the administration of the Port of Houston Authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1987 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the notice and procedural requirements for bills proposing the creation of or annexation of land to certain special purpose districts. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 2014 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Schubert, Leighton
Relating to the administration of certain water districts. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
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 2243 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to the powers and duties and election of the board of directors of the West Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 3. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2245 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the creation of the North Hays County Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2250 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2251 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 224; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2252 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to granting road powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 100; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 2253 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to providing road powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 101; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 2254 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the powers and duties of the Needmore Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 and the territory of the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District and the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2257 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 554; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2258 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the conversion of the Grand Northwest Municipal Utility District to the Grand Northwest Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2260 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 130; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2261 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 50; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
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
SB 2263 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the powers and duties of the Lerin Hills Municipal Utility District of Kendall County; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2267 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 555; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2268 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 159; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2273 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the creation of the Kendall County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2274 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the creation of the Lakewood Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2275 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the creation of the Lakewood Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2277 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the creation of the Lakewood Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2280 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Wilson, Terry M.
Relating to the name of the Burnet County Municipal Utility District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2282 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Ashby, Trent
Relating to the dissolution of the Angelina County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3 and the territory of the Angelina County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2284 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 544; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2285 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the boundaries of the Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 58. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2287 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 525. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2290 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 557; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 2292 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the powers and duties of the Meyer Ranch Municipal Utility District of Comal County; affecting an existing limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective immediately
SB 2295 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2296 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2297 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2298 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 4; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2299 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 5; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SR 936 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 2014. Reported enrolled
HB 26 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the regulation of groundwater. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
HB 27 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
HB 275 85-1 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
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 30 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the development of seawater and brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 96 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the authority of the Cash Special Utility District to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
HB 200 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 898 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the confidentiality of certain water well reports. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 950 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the review of groundwater conservation districts by the state auditor. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 995 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the establishment of stormwater control and recapture planning authorities in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1068 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 216; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1074 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 145; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1111 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the powers and duties of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 23; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1191 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the regulation of commercial development of groundwater in certain areas. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 1235 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the annexation of certain territory by the Wise County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1236 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil Relating to the powers and duties of the Morningstar Ranch Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 1 and 2 of Parker County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1248 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the renewal or amendment of certain permits issued by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
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
HB 1336 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to fees of office for the Velasco Drainage District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1372 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of the Cotton Center Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1402 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the creation of the Coates Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts No action taken in committee
HB 1421 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Plains Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1459 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the powers and duties of the West Harris County Regional Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 1471 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the territory and board of the Canyon Regional Water Authority. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 1635 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the management of groundwater, including the classification of and the obtaining of information regarding groundwater and the formulation of desired future conditions by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1856 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the renewal or amendment of certain permits issued by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1919 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the applicability of certain provisions concerning invasive species. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2091 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 4, 5, and 6; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2092 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the road powers of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 182. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2132 84-0 (2015) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to certain exemptions from the requirement to obtain a permit from a groundwater conservation district; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2173 84-0 (2015) Author: Rinaldi, Matt Relating to quorum and voting requirements for the transaction of business by the board of the Irving Flood Control District Section III of Dallas County. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2389 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the use of sales tax revenue collected under certain contracts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2401 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the powers of the Crosswinds Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds for road projects. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2432 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by certain special districts. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2501 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the powers and duties of the Shale Creek Water Control and Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds, impose a tax, and levy assessments for roadway purposes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2508 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the powers and duties of the Alpha Ranch Water Control and Improvement District of Denton and Wise Counties; providing authority to issue bonds, impose a tax, and levy assessments for roadway purposes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2509 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the powers and duties of the Brookfield Water Control and Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds, impose a tax, and levy assessments for roadway purposes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2528 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the authority of a water district to accept donations to fund certain economic development programs. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2552 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the powers and duties of the Canyon Falls Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Denton County; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2622 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District of certain property subject to a tax abatement agreement with the district and to the validation of certain actions of the district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 2654 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the authority of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District to regulate certain water wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2832 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the powers and duties of the North Fort Bend Water Authority. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2985 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to requiring the election of directors of certain districts to be held on a uniform election date. House: Natural Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3063 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the compensation of the board of directors of the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3081 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 68; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3099 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the effect of municipal annexation of the Venable Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Denton County; affecting the authority to impose a tax. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3206 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the powers, rights, and duties of the Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 2. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 3286 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the dissolution of the Rebecca Creek Municipal Utility District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3355 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to exempting certain water districts from review and supervision by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of district bond packages and projects. Filed
HB 3356 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to regulation of production of wells for retail public utilities by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3397 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to water intake requirements for the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 3405 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the territory, jurisdiction, and powers of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District, including its authority to regulate certain wells for the production of groundwater; imposing a cap on certain fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3406 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the territory of the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing the regulation of certain wells for the production of groundwater. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3407 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to limiting certain powers of the Goforth Special Utility District. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3545 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the establishment of an infrastructure improvement council by the Rio Grande Regional Water Authority; providing authority to impose a voluntary assessment. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3597 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to exports of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3720 84-0 (2015) Author: Schubert, Leighton | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District to use revenue from export fees to fund road and water infrastructure projects. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3788 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the information required to be included in a regional water plan and the use of that information by the regional water planning group in developing the plan. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3813 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the purpose and operation of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3858 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Bend Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4038 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the creation of the Western Travis County Groundwater Conservation District; providing general law authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4125 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 111; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4126 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 218; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4127 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Foster Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4128 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 147; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4129 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 22; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4130 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the qualifications and method of electing directors of the Jonah Water Special Utility District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4132 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 21; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4133 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 23; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4134 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 20; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4139 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 141; providing authority to issue bonds and impose taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4140 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 148; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4141 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 191; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4142 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 150; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4143 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 152; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4144 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to civil liability of the board of directors of the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4145 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 151; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4146 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 149; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4148 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to compensation and reimbursement of expenses for the board of directors of the Refugio County Drainage District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4153 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery-Grimes Counties Municipal Utility District No. 146; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4159 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation of the Bell County Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4160 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation of the Burnet County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4161 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 538; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4162 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 539; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4163 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 540; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4164 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 541; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4165 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 545; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4167 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the territory of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 465. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4168 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the composition of the board of directors and the powers of the Gulf Coast Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4171 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 219; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4174 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of a defined area in the Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4175 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to eminent domain powers of certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4176 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the territory, board, and operation of the Lake Cities Municipal Utility Authority. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4180 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the conversion of the Harris-Fort Bend Counties Municipal Utility District No. 4 to the Katy Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4183 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation of the Hays County Municipal Utility District No. 7; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4184 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the Hays County Development District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4185 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the powers and duties of the Headwaters Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4187 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to renaming the Corn Hill Regional Water Authority as the Lone Star Regional Water Authority; altering the governing body's membership. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4188 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the powers and duties of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 35; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4189 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the powers and duties of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 36; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4190 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 546; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4191 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the powers and duties of the West Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 5; providing authority to impose an impact fee. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4193 84-0 (2015) Author: Spitzer, Stuart Relating to the creation of the Kaufman County Municipal Utility District No. 15; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4194 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the ownership and operation of autonomous motor vehicles in LaSalle Municipal Utility District Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4195 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to qualifications of members of the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4196 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 65 of Fort Bend County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds payable from taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4197 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the powers and duties of the Pine Forest Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4198 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 543; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4200 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the boundaries of the Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 58. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4201 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 544; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4202 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the substitution of land within the boundaries of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 157 after the approval or issuance of district bonds payable wholly or partly from taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4203 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the substitution of land within the boundaries of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 159 after the approval or issuance of district bonds payable wholly or partly from taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4204 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 33; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4205 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to powers and duties of the Porter Special Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain in the defined areas or designated property; providing authority to establish defined areas or designated property, to issue bonds, and to impose taxes for the benefit of defined areas or designated property. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4206 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the powers and duties of the Dowdell Public Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4207 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Aransas County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax; providing general law authority to impose fees and surcharges. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4208 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 153; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4211 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the creation of the F.M. 2920/Becker Road Municipal Utility District of Harris County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4214 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the creation of the Legacy Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HCR 138 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1919. Signed by the Governor
HCR 139 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 30. Signed by the Governor
HCR 148 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 928. Filed
HCR 149 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3405. Signed by the Governor
HR 3507 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 928. Reported enrolled
SB 305 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of the Cotton Center Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
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 552 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the creation of the Coates Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 580 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to water intake requirements for the Lower Colorado River Authority. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 611 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the confidentiality of certain water well reports. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 792 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to authorizing the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District to use revenue from export fees to fund road and water infrastructure projects. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 854 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the renewal or amendment of certain permits issued by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 855 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the territory and board of the Canyon Regional Water Authority. House: Special Purpose Districts
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 946 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 145; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 997 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the road powers of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 182. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Corrected comm. report printed & distributed
SB 998 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 216; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Special Purpose Districts
SB 999 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 4, 5, and 6; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1000 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the use of sales tax revenue collected under certain contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 1001 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 545; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1002 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 540; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1051 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the powers and duties of the North Fort Bend Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1138 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 68; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
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
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1206 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Plains Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1297 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the compensation of the board of directors of the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1360 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Aransas County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax; providing general law authority to impose fees and surcharges. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1365 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the territory of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 465. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1421 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the management of groundwater, including the classification of and the obtaining of information regarding groundwater and the formulation of desired future conditions by a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1422 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an infrastructure improvement council by the Rio Grande Regional Water Authority; providing authority to impose a voluntary assessment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 1439 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the territory of the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing the regulation of certain wells for the production of groundwater. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1440 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the territory, jurisdiction, board composition, elections, and powers of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District, including its authority to regulate certain wells for the production of groundwater; imposing a cap on certain fees. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1459 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the powers and duties of the West Harris County Regional Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1531 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the use of revenue derived from oil and gas by the Tarrant Regional Water District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
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
SB 1634 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to limiting certain powers of the Goforth Special Utility District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1663 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to exempting certain water districts from review and supervision by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of district bond packages and projects. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1747 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the establishment of an infrastructure improvement council by the Rio Grande Regional Water Authority. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1815 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Bend Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2002 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 111 and to the creation of the F.M. 2920/Becker Road Municipal Utility District of Harris County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees, assessments, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2007 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 219; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2008 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 539; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2009 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 541; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2010 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 20; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2011 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 21; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2012 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 22; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2013 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 538; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2014 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 23; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2015 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Keough, Mark
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 152; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 2023 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 191; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Placed on local & uncontested calendar
SB 2024 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery-Grimes Counties Municipal Utility District No. 146; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Placed on local & uncontested calendar
SB 2025 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 147; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 2026 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 150; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2027 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 149; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2028 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 151; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2032 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the powers and duties of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 36; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2033 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the powers and duties of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 35; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2035 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the conversion of the Harris-Fort Bend Counties Municipal Utility District No. 4 to the Katy Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 2036 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 218; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2037 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 543; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2039 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 546; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2040 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 544; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Special Purpose Districts
SB 2049 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to qualifications of members of the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 2052 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 141; providing authority to issue bonds and impose taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Placed on local & uncontested calendar
SB 2053 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Riddle, Debbie
Relating to the powers and duties of the Pine Forest Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2056 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 148; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2057 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the creation of the Double R Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 1 and 2 of Hunt County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 2060 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the boundaries of the Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 58. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2061 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to powers and duties of the Porter Special Utility District; providing authority to establish defined areas or designated property, to issue bonds, and to impose taxes for the benefit of defined areas or designated property; granting a limited power of eminent domain in the defined areas or designated property. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2064 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 153; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2066 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Schaefer, Matt
Relating to the creation of the Rose City Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 2069 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the powers and duties of the Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 18; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2070 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the powers and duties of the Headwaters Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2071 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the dissolution of the Rebecca Creek Municipal Utility District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2072 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the creation of the Hays County Municipal Utility District No. 7; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Special Purpose Districts
SB 2073 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the Hays County Development District No. 1. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2074 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the creation of the Legacy Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2075 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the annexation and eminent domain powers of and the development of certain wastewater projects by the Needmore Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SR 1068 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 928. Reported enrolled
HB 64 83-0 (2013) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the liability of and the validation of certain acts of the Midland County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 168 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts; providing clarification of existing authority with regard to the imposition or use of certain assessments, fees, or taxes; providing authority to change a fee or repeal a tax. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 436 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the authority to issue bonds of the Rockett Special Utility District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
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 701 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the Corn Hill Regional Water Authority; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 752 83-0 (2013) Author: Longoria, Oscar
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the types of entities that are considered municipal water suppliers for purposes of the law governing the effect of the subdivision of certain land on certain irrigation water rights. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 776 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the McMullen Groundwater Conservation District; providing for the imposition of and limiting the rate at which the district may impose an ad valorem tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 822 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the Edwards Aquifer Authority's power to regulate the transportation of groundwater out of certain counties. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 839 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the powers, duties, and compensation of the board of directors of the Duval County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 890 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the conversion of the West Travis County Public Utility Agency to the Hill Country Regional Water Authority and to the creation of the Hill Country Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue revenue bonds or notes; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty; providing authority to impose fees. House: Special Purpose Districts Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 907 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 935 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the powers and duties of the Willow Point Municipal Utility District of Fort Bend and Waller Counties; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 964 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 529; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 971 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the creation of the Leander TODD Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Williamson County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 995 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 19; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 998 83-0 (2013) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to the appropriation of money from the general revenue fund to the Texas Water Development Board to provide a grant to the Angelina and Neches River Authority to be used by the authority for the purpose of obtaining preconstruction permits or other authorizations for the proposed Lake Columbia reservoir project. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1034 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the creation of the Cotton Center Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Caldwell County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 1157 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 136; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1214 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the irrigation powers and functions of certain water districts; providing authority for a district by rule to change fees; clarifying a district's authority to impose certain assessments. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1218 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 536; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 1260 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 132; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1277 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the powers and duties of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 35; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1301 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 206; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1324 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to exclusion of land from certain water districts that fail to provide service to the land; clarifying and limiting the authority of those districts with outstanding bonds payable from ad valorem taxes to impose taxes on excluded land; providing for a financial review. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1330 83-0 (2013) Author: Goldman, Craig
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Benbrook Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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 1345 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the authority of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District to regulate certain water wells. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 1354 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation of the Leander Hills Municipal Utility District of Williamson County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1355 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation of the North San Gabriel Municipal Utility District of Williamson County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1356 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 477; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1361 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to validating certain acts of the Lower Nueces River Water Supply District transferring real property rights. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1385 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 139; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1386 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Harris-Waller Counties Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 1387 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 17; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 1460 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the use of land and water for wildlife management. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1492 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 140; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1506 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 106; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1547 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the power of the North Fort Bend Water Authority to impose a charge on certain wells or classes of wells. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1563 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to fees of office for directors of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1571 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 458; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1572 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 457; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1586 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to municipal consent provisions applicable to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 126. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1587 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 134; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1588 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 133; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1593 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 505; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1594 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 504; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1619 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the powers and duties of the Collin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 1796 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the renewal or amendment of permits issued by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1800 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 422; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1801 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 423; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1883 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District; providing authority to impose a fee. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1895 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the dissolution of the Parker County Utility District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1941 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the powers and duties of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 40; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1942 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the powers and duties of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 39; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2033 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to contract award considerations by certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2055 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the authority to issue bonds of the Marilee Special Utility District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2149 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the creation of the Reeves County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees, surcharges, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 2169 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to create a groundwater conservation district in certain counties. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2193 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to powers of the West Harris County Regional Water Authority relating to certain wells. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2213 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the creation of the Willacy County Drainage District No. 3; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2214 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 532; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 2215 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 533; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 2216 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 534; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 2237 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the recovery of rate case expenses by a water and sewer utility. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2248 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 171; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 2282 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 208; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2283 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 209; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2284 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 210; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2285 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 211; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2286 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 212; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2287 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 213; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2307 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 18; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 2341 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 47; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2382 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the addition of land in the territory of the Ranch at Clear Fork Creek Municipal Utility District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2578 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the development of brackish groundwater and the use of brackish water and seawater; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: 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 2592 83-0 (2013) Author: 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 Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2640 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation of the Western Travis County Groundwater Conservation District; providing general law authority to issue bonds and exercise the power of eminent domain; providing general law authority to impose assessments, fees, surcharges, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Left pending in committee
HB 2704 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to bids for construction contracts for certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2739 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to permitting requirements of groundwater conservation districts, including permits to transfer water. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2740 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the renewal or amendment of permits issued by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2744 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the applicability of certain provisions concerning the transfer of exotic species to certain transfers of water that supply populous areas. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2750 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 50; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2768 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the administration and judicial review of a suit involving a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2832 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Bella Vista Municipal Utility District. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2987 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to certain water districts that do not provide water and sanitary sewer service to certain users in the districts' territory. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 3073 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain levee improvement districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3137 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to limiting the amount of a fee or assessment imposed by the Rio Grande Regional Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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 3603 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to water conservation. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3605 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to financial assistance awarded by the Texas Water Development Board for water supply projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3607 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the submission and enforcement of system water loss audits performed by certain retail public utilities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3864 83-0 (2013) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 184; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3866 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Fort Bend Subsidence District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3868 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 135; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 3869 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the power and duties of the Fulshear Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Fort Bend County. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3870 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 531; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
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
HB 3872 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the name and powers and duties of the Port O'Connor Municipal Utility District; providing authority to impose a sales and use tax. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3873 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the powers and duties of Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 194. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3876 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 530; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3877 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the powers and duties of the Ellis County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3878 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the Lazy W District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3881 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 49; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3882 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 48; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3885 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to powers of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority relating to certain wells. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3886 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the creation of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 161; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3887 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 3888 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the powers of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 188, including powers related to the construction, operation, and financing of roads; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 3889 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the dissolution of the Lipan Creek Flood Control District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3892 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 102. House: Natural Resources Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3893 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 104. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3894 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 117. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3898 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to water districts in Bandera County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 3900 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the board of directors of the Tarrant Regional Water District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3901 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the creation of the Cascades Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3902 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 134. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3903 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to increase certain fees; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3906 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the creation of the Kendall County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3910 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the boundaries of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 6 and 7. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3911 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the creation of the Crosswinds Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3913 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the powers and duties of the Canyon Falls Water Control and Improvement District No. 2 of Denton County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3915 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the Calhoun County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a voter-approved tax or fee. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3918 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the creation of the Needmore Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3920 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the creation of the West Fort Bend Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty; providing authority to impose fees or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 3921 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 137; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3922 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 138; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3923 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 105; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3924 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation of the Comal Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or surcharges. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 3925 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the dissolution of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 213; the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 213-A; the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 213-B; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3926 83-0 (2013) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the creation of the Chisholm Trails Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3927 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to certain project powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 7; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees or taxes. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3931 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Pecan Valley Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3932 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the period for confirmation of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 21. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3933 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the transfer of territory, assets, liabilities, and duties of the former Cuadrilla Improvement Corporation to the Lower Valley Water District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3934 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to powers of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority relating to certain wells. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3936 83-0 (2013) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the authority to issue bonds of the Mustang Special Utility District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3937 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the creation of the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3938 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the creation of the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3939 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the creation of the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3940 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the creation of the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 5; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3941 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3943 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 537; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3945 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the annexation of certain territory by the Wise County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3947 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 402 regarding road projects. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3948 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3949 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1G. House: County Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3950 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1F. House: County Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3951 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Bella Vista Municipal Utility District. House: County Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3953 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to authorizing certain special districts in Montgomery County to enter into strategic partnership agreements. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HCR 208 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug Recalling H.B. No. 3941 from the governor. Filed
HCR 211 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3941. Senate passage reported
HR 2795 83-0 (2013) Author: Frank, James Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 281. Reported enrolled
SB 4 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the administration and functions of the Texas Water Development Board; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 235 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the creation of regional authorities for water infrastructure projects. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 273 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 206; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 322 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Toth, Steve
Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 102. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 323 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Toth, Steve
Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 104. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 324 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Toth, Steve
Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 117. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 351 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the powers and duties of the Willow Point Municipal Utility District of Fort Bend and Waller Counties; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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 454 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Stephenson, Phil
Relating to the authority of the Jackson County Navigation District to file an annual compilation or review report with the executive director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in lieu of filing an annual audit report. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 482 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 136; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 483 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 132; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 508 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the conversion of the West Travis County Public Utility Agency to the Hill Country Regional Water Authority and to the creation of the Hill Country Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue revenue bonds or notes; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty; providing authority to impose fees. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 564 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 536; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 587 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the powers and duties of the Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 19; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Special Purpose Districts
SB 595 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the power of the North Fort Bend Water Authority to impose a charge on certain wells or classes of wells. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 604 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 458; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 606 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 457; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 607 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 18; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 608 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Harris-Waller Counties Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 609 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 17; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 610 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 477; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 611 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the irrigation powers and functions of certain water districts; providing authority for a district by rule to change fees; clarifying a district's authority to impose certain assessments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 619 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to exclusion of land from certain water districts that fail to provide service to the land; clarifying and limiting the authority of those districts with outstanding bonds payable from ad valorem taxes to impose taxes on excluded land; providing for a financial review. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 621 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 140; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 622 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 106; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 623 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Toth, Steve
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 138; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 624 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Toth, Steve
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 137; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 625 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 139; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 683 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Goldman, Craig
Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Benbrook Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 703 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to the powers and duties of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 39; providing authority to impose a tax or fee and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 704 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to the powers and duties of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 35; providing authority to impose a tax or fee and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 705 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to the powers and duties of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 40; providing authority to impose taxes and fees and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 706 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 47; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 724 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 133; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 725 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 134; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 751 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 531; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 752 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Riddle, Debbie
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 530; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 836 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 171; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 856 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
Relating to the administration and management of elections and public information of the El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 873 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the permitting authority of a groundwater conservation district for the drilling or operation of a water well used to supply water for the drilling, exploration, or production of oil or gas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 890 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the creation of the Reeves County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees, surcharges, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 902 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
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 1012 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the McMullen Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
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
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1031 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District; providing authority to impose a fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1064 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 208; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1065 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 209; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1066 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 210; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1067 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 211; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1068 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 212; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1069 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 213; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1071 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 532; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1072 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 533; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1073 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 534; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1075 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the addition of land in the territory of the Ranch at Clear Fork Creek Municipal Utility District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1116 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, operations, and financing of the Crystal Clear Special Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1169 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to water conservation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
House passage as amended reported
SB 1212 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the applicability of certain provisions concerning the transfer of exotic species to certain transfers of water that supply populous areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1266 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 135; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1299 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to powers of the West Harris County Regional Water Authority relating to certain wells. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1423 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to validating certain acts of the Lower Nueces River Water Supply District transferring real property rights. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1481 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Dale, Tony
Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Bella Vista Municipal Utility District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1482 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the issuance of a public security by certain special districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1663 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to certain water districts that do not provide water and sanitary sewer service to certain users in the districts' territory. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1760 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1763 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to permitting requirements of groundwater conservation districts, including permits to transfer water. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1822 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the name and powers and duties of the Port O'Connor Municipal Utility District; providing authority to impose a sales and use tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1823 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 134. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1824 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the powers of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 188, including powers related to the construction, operation, and financing of roads; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1825 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Fort Bend Subsidence District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1829 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Toth, Steve
Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 105; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1830 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the powers and duties of Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 194. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1831 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the power and duties of the Fulshear Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Fort Bend County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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
SB 1835 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the Calhoun County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a voter-approved tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1838 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the creation of the Cotton Center Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Caldwell County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1841 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 161; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1843 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1844 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the Corn Hill Regional Water Authority. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1845 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 48; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1846 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 49; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1847 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 50; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1848 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the dissolution of the Lipan Creek Flood Control District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1852 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the powers and duties of the Collin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1854 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to certain project powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 7; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1858 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Stephenson, Phil
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 184; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Calendars Committee
SB 1859 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 529; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1862 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the creation of the Crosswinds Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1865 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the boundaries of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 6 and 7. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1866 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the regulation of certain water wells by the Brewster County Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1867 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to the creation of the Cascades Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1868 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the creation of the Needmore Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1869 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the creation of the Kendall County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1870 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of the West Fort Bend Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1873 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the authority to issue bonds of the Mustang Special Utility District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1874 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the dissolution of the Parker County Utility District No. 1. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1876 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Pecan Valley Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1877 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the creation of the Venable Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Denton County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1883 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the creation of the Leander TODD Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Williamson County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Special Purpose Districts
SB 1890 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1893 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Orr, Rob
Relating to the creation of the Chisholm Trails Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1898 83-0 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the dissolution of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 213; the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 213-A; the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 213-B; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1899 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the creation of the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1900 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the creation of the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1901 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the creation of the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1902 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the creation of the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1903 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the creation of the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 5; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1905 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the transfer of territory, assets, liabilities, and duties of the former Cuadrilla Improvement Corporation to the Lower Valley Water District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1909 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the period for confirmation of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 21. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Special Purpose Districts
SB 1910 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Municipal Utility District No. 3 and the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 184; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1913 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to authorizing certain special districts in Montgomery County to enter into strategic partnership agreements. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1915 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Natural Resources
House appoints conferees-reported
SCR 39 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1116. Signed by the Governor
SR 1063 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 281. Reported enrolled
HB 24 83-1 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. Filed
HB 50 83-1 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to research on and the treatment of saline water. Filed
HB 29 83-2 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to research on and the treatment of saline water. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 84 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the creation of the Hunt County Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 315 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of the Hunt County Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 494 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the recovery of certain rate case expenses by a water and sewer utility. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 496 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the frequency with which water or sewer utilities must file a statement of intent to increase rates. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 534 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the powers and duties of the Gunter Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 1 and 2 and to the creation of the Mustang Ranch Municipal Management District No. 1 and the Case Creek Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Grayson County; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 572 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the power of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 648 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a conservator for and authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 709 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 524; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 725 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 801 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the territory and dissolution requirements of the Southern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 814 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the Edwards Aquifer Authority's power to regulate the transportation of groundwater out of certain counties. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 894 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Gulf Coast Water Authority. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 895 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to certain project powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 7. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 960 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the powers of the Central Harris County Regional Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1007 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the appointment of a conservator for and authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1119 82-0 (2011) Author: Weber, Randy
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the maintenance tax rate of the Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District Number Three. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 1177 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1319 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the calculation and reporting of water usage by municipalities and water utilities. House: Natural Resources Considered in Calendars
HB 1383 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the territory of the El Paso County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1461 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the regulation of certain water wells by the Brewster County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1524 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the creation of the Case Creek Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Grayson County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1551 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the power of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1613 82-0 (2011) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to regulation of traffic in a conservation and reclamation district by a commissioners court. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
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 1730 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the vested ownership interest in groundwater beneath the surface and the right to produce that groundwater. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1731 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the management of groundwater resources in this state and the rights of landowners in groundwater. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1752 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the appointment of a conservator for and authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1755 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the authority of a groundwater conservation district to adopt different rules for the management of groundwater resources located in different areas of the district. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1756 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1757 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1758 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1759 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 4; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1760 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 5; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1778 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the transfer of the assets of and the dissolution of the Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1824 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al. Relating to the management of groundwater production by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1825 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to permit application and amendment hearings conducted by groundwater conservation districts and the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
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 1852 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the applicability to certain regional water districts of provisions concerning bond approval by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1881 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to elections to confirm the creation of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1901 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the applicability of provisions concerning bond approval by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to certain water entities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1944 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Crockett County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1945 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the election of directors of the Real-Edwards Conservation and Reclamation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1979 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to strategic partnerships for the continuation of certain water districts annexed by a municipality. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2007 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to payment by the Benbrook Water Authority for certain damages caused by the authority's operation of a sanitary sewer system. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2112 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to priority groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2145 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to the Bexar Metropolitan Water District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2162 82-0 (2011) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the power of the Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2182 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the Ranch at Clear Fork Creek Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2183 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the Ranch at Clear Fork Creek Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2238 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 112. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2283 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the board of directors of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2311 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al. Relating to exemptions from groundwater conservation district permit requirements. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2360 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the creation of the Corn Hill Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2398 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the ownership of and right to produce groundwater. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2400 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and other entities regarding water and sewer utilities and certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources Returned to committee
HB 2418 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the territory, board of directors, and powers of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2521 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to the creation of the Bell County Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2760 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to species-protection programs for the Edwards Aquifer, the Guadalupe River Basin, the San Antonio River Basin, and the San Antonio Bay and estuary system; imposing a tax. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2792 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the power of the Aransas County Navigation District to determine the amount of a check or bond necessary to purchase land from the district. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2794 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Calhoun County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
HB 2809 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the authority of the board of the Greater Texoma Utility Authority to approve changes in a construction contract. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2859 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the creation of the Terrell County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2893 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the Ranch at Clear Fork Creek Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2942 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the creation and financing of the Lakeway Regional Medical Center Defined Area in Travis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 17; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2983 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the qualification of supervisors of a fresh water supply district. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3002 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to certain conservation and reclamation districts exempted from filing a full audit. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3071 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to contract award considerations by certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3089 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 48; limiting the district's power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3109 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the rulemaking power of certain groundwater conservation districts. 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 3193 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the applicability of the general law governing groundwater conservation districts to the management of brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3194 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the renewal or amendment of permits issued by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3275 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the operation and governance of tax increment financing reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3592 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3621 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the Gulf Coast Water Authority. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3803 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the Cottonwood Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Grayson County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3804 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the creation of the Lajitas Utility District No. 1 of Brewster County; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3812 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the powers and duties of the Imperial Redevelopment District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3813 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the Hudson Ranch Fresh Water Supply District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3814 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to certain financial powers and duties of the Travis-Creedmoor Municipal Utility District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 3822 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to land excluded from the Hill Country Priority Groundwater Management Area. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3845 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the powers of the CLL Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3847 82-0 (2011) Author: Lavender, George
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the Riverbend Water Resources District. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3855 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to the Bexar Metropolitan Water District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3864 82-0 (2011) Author: Gooden, Lance
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of the Lazy W District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HJR 94 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to elections for directors in certain groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HR 2482 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 313. Reported enrolled
HR 2654 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3275. Reported enrolled
SB 148 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to a limitation on the use of the power of eminent domain by certain water districts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 236 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of the Hunt County Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 271 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Relating to the board of directors of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 274 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the regulation by groundwater conservation districts of certain wells. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 313 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to priority groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 332 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the ownership of groundwater below the surface of land, the right to produce that groundwater, and the management of groundwater in this state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 341 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Relating to authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 353 82-0 (2011) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the territory and dissolution requirements of the Southern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 368 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to limits on the purpose of a fresh water supply district and on a district's exercise of the power of eminent domain. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 475 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 524; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 512 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the qualification of supervisors of a fresh water supply district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 526 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the power of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to issue bonds. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 564 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 629 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the Ranch at Clear Fork Creek Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 630 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the Ranch at Clear Fork Creek Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 636 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the consolidation of more than one water or sewer system under a single tariff by an investor-owned utility. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 637 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the recovery of certain rate case expenses by an investor-owned water and sewer utility. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 667 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the management of groundwater resources in this state and the rights of landowners in groundwater. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 683 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Gulf Coast Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 684 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Relating to the transfer of the assets of and the dissolution of the Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 692 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to exemptions from groundwater conservation district permit requirements. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 693 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to permit application and amendment hearings conducted by groundwater conservation districts and the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 728 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to a groundwater conservation district's recovery of expenses in closing or capping a well. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 737 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to the management of groundwater production by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 755 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a priority groundwater management area designation for a water district. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 765 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Quintanilla, Chente
Relating to the territory of the El Paso County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 801 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Weber, Randy
Relating to the authority of the seawall commission in Matagorda County to build and maintain recreational facilities near the seawall. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 832 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Quintanilla, Chente
Relating to voter eligibility and registration in El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 833 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Crockett County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 853 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing direct discharges of waste or pollutants into water in certain areas associated with the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 914 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the applicability to certain regional water districts of provisions concerning bond approval by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 921 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to regulation of traffic in a conservation and reclamation district by a commissioners court. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 926 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 927 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 928 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 929 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 4; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 930 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 5; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
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 942 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the creation and financing of the Lakeway Regional Medical Center Defined Area in Travis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 17; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 987 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to the term of office and qualifications for a director of the Colorado County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1074 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to water districts' authority to set rates and a presumption of validity. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1082 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to strategic partnerships for the continuation of certain water districts annexed by a municipality and to certain restrictions on their use. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1111 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the power of the Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority to issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
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 1256 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the power of the Aransas County Navigation District to determine the amount of a check or bond necessary to purchase land from the district. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1257 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the annexation by certain conservation and reclamation districts of noncontiguous land in another county. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Land & Resource Management
SB 1290 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the creation of the Calhoun County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1350 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to land excluded from the Hill Country Priority Groundwater Management Area. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1361 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the audit report exemption for certain general and special law districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/29/11
SB 1492 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the election of directors of the Real-Edwards Conservation and Reclamation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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 1595 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to species-protection programs for the Edwards Aquifer, the Guadalupe River Basin, the San Antonio River Basin, and the San Antonio Bay and estuary system; imposing a tax. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1606 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to reporting requirements regarding groundwater withdrawals for water wells. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1625 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operation of the Edwards Aquifer Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1629 82-0 (2011) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the applicability of provisions concerning bond approval by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to certain water entities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1640 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to payment by the Benbrook Water Authority for certain damages caused by the authority's operation of a sanitary sewer system. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1865 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to contract award considerations by certain conservation and reclamation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1875 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Munoz, Jr., Sergio
Relating to the governing body and the powers of the Agua Special Utility District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1876 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the creation of the Lajitas Utility District No. 1 of Brewster County; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1877 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the creation of the Oatman Hill Municipal Utility District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1880 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Relating to the powers and duties of the Imperial Redevelopment District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1881 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to certain financial powers and duties of the Travis-Creedmoor Municipal Utility District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1898 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the appointment of a conservator for and authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1901 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1902 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the Riverbend Water Resources District. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1903 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the dissolution of the Riverbend Water Resources District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1920 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the powers of the Coastal Water Authority; affecting the authority to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SCR 59 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1082. Received from the Senate
HB 42 82-1 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 18 82-1 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to water management plans for certain special water authorities. Filed
SB 19 82-1 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. Filed
SB 41 82-1 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to validating certain acts transferring land rights of the Lower Nueces River Water Supply District. Filed
HB 43 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to permitting requirements of groundwater conservation districts, including permits to transfer water. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 388 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of the Wharton County Drainage District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 393 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the Bexar Metropolitan Water District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 592 81-0 (2009) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the election, and validation of acts, of members of the board of directors of Anderson County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 753 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the date for electing directors of the Goliad County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1082 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the North Texas Municipal Water District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1089 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the powers and duties of the Denton County Municipal Utility District No. 4 and the Denton County Municipal Utility District No. 5; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1090 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the powers and duties of the Oak Point Water Control and Improvement District No. 4 of Denton County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1134 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of the Dallas County Flood Control District No. 1 to enter into a tax abatement agreement and to designate a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1178 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of the Starr County Drainage District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1456 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend-Waller Counties Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1475 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to the election of directors of the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1508 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing direct discharges of waste or pollutants into water in certain areas associated with the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1518 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the addition of territory to and the amount of production fees imposed by the Trinity Glen Rose Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1560 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the duty of certain municipalities to require an installer of an irrigation system to obtain a permit before installing the system. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1596 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 204; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1597 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 202; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1598 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 203; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1599 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 15; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1600 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 201; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1601 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 13; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1662 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District financial information on the district's Internet website. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1683 81-0 (2009) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the election, and validation of acts, of members of the board of directors of Anderson County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1691 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 14; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1713 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Blaketree Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Montgomery County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1741 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the recharge of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 1782 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of the Wharton County Drainage District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1841 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the XS Ranch Municipal Utility District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1917 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 478; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1946 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 64; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1947 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the election and terms of office of directors of the Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1952 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to a municipal consent agreement regarding the inclusion of land in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality on the creation or expansion of certain municipal utility districts. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2035 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the creation of the Hood County Granbury Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2102 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 403; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2123 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 192; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2124 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 10; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2166 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to increased oversight, openness, transparency, and accountability for water supply or sewer service corporations. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2171 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the abolishment of the Lower Concho River Water and Soil Conservation Authority. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2208 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the calculation of current market value of certain water rights by the Rio Grande Regional Water Authority. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2231 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the creation of the Van Alstyne Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Grayson County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2348 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to a contract between a water district and a municipality for the provision of fire-fighting services in certain counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2441 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the authority of conservation and reclamation districts in Hays County to issue bonds supported by ad valorem taxes to fund the development and maintenance of recreational facilities. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2486 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to the consolidation of more than one water or sewer system under a single tariff by an investor-owned utility. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2602 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the powers and duties of the Bastrop County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2619 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2620 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and operation of the Riverbend Water Resources District; providing authority to issue bonds and exercise the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
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 2668 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the creation of the Smith Road Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Jefferson County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting levee and flood hazard mitigation powers. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3223 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the creation of the East Denton County Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3269 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the board of directors of the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3335 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the creation and powers of certain groundwater and surface water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3435 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to exempting certain utility property from impact fees and assessments in certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3521 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the Fox Crossing Water District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3550 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and related entities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3609 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al. Relating to a requirement to provide sufficient water pressure for fire suppression in certain special utility districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3695 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to fees of office for directors of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3773 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the Bexar Metropolitan Water District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3818 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the repeal of the power of certain districts and water supply corporations to allow the use of right-of-way easements for certain energy-related purposes. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3819 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to limits on the purpose and power of a fresh water supply district. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4104 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 65; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4153 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to an exemption from permitting requirements of the Edwards Aquifer Authority for certain wells owned by a charitable organization. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4210 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to the election of directors of the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4212 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the enforcement of rules by the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District and the Fort Bend Subsidence District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 4225 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4226 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water Improvement District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4258 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the regulation by groundwater conservation districts of the drilling of and the production of groundwater by certain water wells. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
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 4655 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to priority groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4697 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to an exemption of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homestead of an elderly person from ad valorem taxation by a fresh water supply district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4698 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the Lake Weatherford Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 1 and 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4703 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the creation of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 76; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4710 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation of the Clearwater Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4711 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of the Hunt County Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 4712 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the powers and duties of the Collin County Municipal Utility District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4713 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to certain exemptions from ad valorem taxes imposed by the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 4714 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 495; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4715 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the terms of temporary directors and to deadlines for elections to confirm the creation of East Montgomery County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14, Montgomery County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 100 and 101, and Liberty County Municipal Utility District No. 5. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4716 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 525; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4721 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to eligibility requirements to serve as a member of the board of directors of the Bee Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4723 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the powers and duties of the Bayview Municipal Utility District of Galveston County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4725 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the creation of the Caldwell County Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4728 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the Parker County Utility District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4732 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy Relating to the compensation and per diem of the commissioners of Brazoria Drainage District Number Four. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4734 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 128 and 129; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4735 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the powers of the Coastal Water Authority; affecting the authority to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 4743 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation of the Terrell County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4744 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation of the Lajitas Utility District No. 1 of Brewster County; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4748 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the authority of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 21 to extend the time limit for holding a confirmation and initial directors' election and to divide into two districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4749 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the authority of the Harris-Montgomery Counties Municipal Utility District No. 386, formerly known as Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 386, to issue bonds supported by ad valorem taxes to finance recreational facilities. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4754 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the creation of the Guadalupe County Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4756 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4757 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 118; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 4758 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4761 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the Parklands Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4762 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the territory of and the validation of certain governmental acts and proceedings of the Edwards Aquifer Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4763 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the creation of the Denton County Municipal Utility District No. 8; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4764 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the creation of the Gray County Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4772 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Bastrop County Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4776 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy Relating to certain rights of a person who holds an irrigation permit issued by the Edwards Aquifer Authority. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4778 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan<