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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 294 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to appointment of a receiver for a water or sewer utility.
  Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
  Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 645 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regulation of production of wells for retail public utilities by a groundwater conservation district.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 965 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of a retail public water utility to require an operator of a correctional facility to comply with water conservation measures.
  Author: Springer, Drew
  Sponsor: Perry, Charles
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 1083 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to authorizing a regulatory authority to establish reduced water utility rates funded by donations for the benefit of certain elderly customers.
  Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
  Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1228 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the miscellaneous gross receipts tax on utility companies; decreasing the rates of the tax.
  Author: King, Phil | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1318 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regulation of production of wells for retail public utilities by a groundwater conservation district.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1573 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to personnel requirements for water loss auditors.
  Author: Price, Four
  Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1584 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the implementation of county solid waste management programs in certain counties.
  Author: King, Tracy
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Environmental Regulation | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1648 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the designation of a water conservation coordinator by a retail public water utility to implement a water conservation plan.
  Author: Price, Four
  Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1964 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority and liability of owners and managers of apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and multiple use facilities in charging tenants for submetered and nonsubmetered master metered water and wastewater services.
  Author: Murphy, Jim
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2187 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water utilities in a service area.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2204 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the requirements for construction contracts for certain water supply projects, treatment works, and flood control measures.
  Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HB 2240 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a requirement that certain recipients of financial assistance from the Texas Water Development Board adopt certain restrictions on water use by their customers.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2322 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the applicability of petitions to release an area for certificates of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer services.
  Author: Cyrier, John
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2369 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to municipal fees charged to public school districts for water and sewer service.
  Author: Nevárez, Poncho
  Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 2777 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an application for the amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity in an area within the boundaries of a political subdivision.
  Author: Phelan, Dade
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2894 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality provide an expedited procedure for acting on certain applications for an amendment to a water right by certain applicants that use desalinated seawater.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2959 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the provision of wholesale water and wastewater service to certain municipalities.
  Author: Isaac, Jason
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3153 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain notice requirements regarding fluoridation of a water supply system.
  Author: Sheffield, J. D.
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3188 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the number of civil works projects certain municipally owned water utilities may contract for in a fiscal year.
  Author: Alvarado, Carol
  Sponsor: Menéndez, José
  Committees: Urban Affairs | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3717 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to programs to provide incentives for conserving water in outdoor landscapes.
  Author: King, Tracy
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3985 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to granting to the board of trustees of certain municipally owned utilities the authority to set the compensation of employees necessary to provide service and protect against interruption.
  Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
  Committees: Urban Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3988 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to implement a pilot program to reuse wastewater at county facilities.
  Author: Farrar, Jessica
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3996 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the sunset review of certain municipally owned water utilities.
  Author: Cyrier, John | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4012 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to notice of a scheduled disconnection of water utility service.
  Author: Paul, Dennis
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 4221 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring owners of sanitary sewer systems to report the current condition of a system's infrastructure to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  Author: Elkins, Gary
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 4274 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District's groundwater reduction plan.
  Author: Bell, Cecil
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
SB 59 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to energy and water management planning and reporting requirements for state agencies and institutions of higher education.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Kuempel, John
  Committees: Government Transparency & Operation | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 546 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the quality of water provided by public drinking water supply systems to state supported living centers.
  Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
  Sponsor: Collier, Nicole
  Committees: Environmental Regulation | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 873 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority and liability of owners and managers of apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and multiple use facilities in charging tenants for submetered and nonsubmetered master metered water and wastewater services.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon
  Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 1067 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Chisholm Trail Special Utility District.
  Author: Schwertner, Charles
  Committees: Special Purpose Districts | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Referred to Special Purpose Districts
SB 1115 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the revocation of certain water utilities' certificate of public convenience and necessity for major rules violations.
  Author: Garcia, Sylvia
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1416 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the requirements for construction contracts for certain water supply projects, treatment works, and flood control measures.
  Author: Perry, Charles
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1430 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality provide an expedited procedure for acting on certain applications for an amendment to a water right by certain applicants that use desalinated seawater.
  Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
  Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1451 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the designation of a water conservation coordinator by a retail public water utility to implement a water conservation plan.
  Author: Seliger, Kel
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1472 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to granting to the board of trustees of certain municipally owned utilities the authority to set the compensation of employees necessary to provide service and protect against interruption.
  Author: Rodríguez, José
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1842 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an application for the amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity in an area within the boundaries of a political subdivision.
  Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Sponsor: Phelan, Dade
  Committees: Natural Resources | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1985 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water utilities in a service area.
  Author: Miles, Borris
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs

85th 1st Called Session, 2017
HB 207 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to voting by the qualified voters of a water or sewer district wholly or partly annexed by a municipality.
  Author: Huberty, Dan
  Committees: Elections
  Last Action: Referred to Elections

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 280 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the information required to be posted by the Texas Water Development Board on the board's Internet website regarding the use of the state water implementation fund for Texas.
  Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
  Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 669 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of a public utility agency to provide water and sewer service and enter into contracts.
  Author: Bell, Cecil
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 949 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the obligation of certain retail public utilities to mitigate their system water loss.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Sponsor: Perry, Charles
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 1146 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to persons who may operate a public water supply system.
  Author: Kacal, Kyle
  Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
  Committees: Environmental Regulation | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1279 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to provide sewer service to areas within the municipal boundaries without obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity.
  Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al.
  Committees: Urban Affairs
  Last Action: Considered in Calendars
HB 1284 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the review by certain governmental entities of a permit application for a solid waste facility.
  Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2051 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a volume-based exemption from reporting requirements for certain accidental discharges or spills from wastewater facilities.
  Author: Crownover, Myra
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 2073 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to persons affected by certain municipalities' water or sewer utility improvements.
  Author: Isaac, Jason
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2248 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the land application of sewage sludge in certain counties.
  Author: Wray, John
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2284 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the revocation of certain water utilities' certificate of public convenience and necessity for major rules violations.
  Author: Walle, Armando
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2528 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of a water district to accept donations to fund certain economic development programs.
  Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al.
  Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Effective immediately
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