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HB 2959 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the provision of wholesale water and wastewater service to certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 207 85-1 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to voting by the qualified voters of a water or sewer district wholly or partly annexed by a municipality. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 669 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the authority of a public utility agency to provide water and sewer service and enter into contracts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3622 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the provision of wholesale water or sewer service to certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3782 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to provide water and sewer service to areas within the municipal boundaries without obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3953 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas in relation to the economic regulation of water and sewer service. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1121 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of a public utility agency to provide water and sewer service and enter into contracts. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1148 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas in relation to the economic regulation of water and sewer service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 254 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to an exemption for farms from payment for wastewater service. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 1028 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to expedited release from a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water and sewer service for certain landowners. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1307 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to rates for water service, to the transfer of functions relating to the economic regulation of water and sewer service from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and to the duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel regarding the economic regulation of water and sewer service. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1414 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt 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. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1456 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al. Relating to the right of a county to intervene in an original rate proceeding. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1457 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al. Relating to expenses considered to determine net income for purposes of a rate proceeding for an investor-owned water and sewer utility. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1461 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to customer notification of water loss by a retail public utility. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1495 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy Relating to annual and special meetings of and election procedures for members of boards of directors for water supply or sewer service corporations. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1535 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the permitting of certain small commercial development and county park sewage collection, treatment, and disposal systems as on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1600 83-0 (2013) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, to the transfer of certain functions from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, to the rates for water service, and to the functions of the Office of Public Utility Counsel; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1797 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the authority to regulate certain water and sewage utilities to ensure public safety in and around certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1932 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to regulating faulty on-site sewage disposal systems in the unincorporated areas of a county as a public nuisance; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1973 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the provision of water by a public utility or water supply or sewer service corporation for use in fire suppression. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2105 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to municipally owned utility systems; authorizing the imposition of fees by a utility board of trustees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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 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 3382 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent residential and small commercial consumers in certain water or sewer utility service matters before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3468 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer service by petition. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 3608 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the evaluation by Texas Water Development Board of applications for financial assistance for certain retail public utilities. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3793 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to powers, duties, and services of entities serving counties and county residents. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 206 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the continuation and functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, to the transfer of certain functions from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and to the functions of the Office of Public Utility Counsel; authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 364 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin 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. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
SB 447 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to annual and special meetings of and election procedures for members of boards of directors for water supply or sewer service corporations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 567 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to rates for water service, to the transfer of functions relating to the economic regulation of water and sewer service from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and to the duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel regarding the economic regulation of water and sewer service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 634 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Collier, Nicole
Relating to regulating faulty on-site sewage disposal systems in the unincorporated areas of a county as a public nuisance; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1086 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the regulation of certain water and sewage utilities to ensure public safety in and around certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1162 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to requirements for the purchase or acquisition of a water or sewer system. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
SB 1163 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to requirements for consolidating water and sewer utilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
SB 1164 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent residential and small commercial consumers in certain water or sewer utility service matters before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1612 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to provide water and sewer service to areas within the municipal boundaries without obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken 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 1817 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to municipally owned utility systems. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 310 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to election procedures and qualifications of members of boards of directors for water supply or sewer service corporations. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 771 82-0 (2011) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al. Relating to the exemption of school district property from charges for drainage service imposed by certain municipalities and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules adopted by those municipalities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 856 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and other entities regarding water and sewer utilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 865 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the composition and use of money in the rural water assistance fund. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1141 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the permitting of certain small commercial development sewage collection, treatment, and disposal systems as on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1223 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the procedures by which certain small water and sewer utilities may change rates. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1289 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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 2399 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to allowing a water and sewer utility to assess a utility facilities construction and improvement charge to recover certain costs associated with certain construction and improvement projects. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2619 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to emergency preparedness information about water facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2888 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to expedited release from a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water and sewer service for certain landowners. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2962 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer service. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3169 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3668 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer services. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
SB 333 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to election procedures and qualifications of members of boards of directors for water supply or sewer service corporations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 360 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the composition and use of money in the rural water assistance fund. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 572 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity to provide water or sewer utility service. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 573 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer services. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 609 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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
HB 2658 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the release of certain property from a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water service and sewer service. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2741 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to allowing a water and sewer utility to assess a utility facilities construction and improvement charge to recover certain costs associated with certain construction and improvement projects. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4043 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to notifications to certain purchasers of real property that may be located in an area subject to a certificate of convenience and necessity for water or sewer service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 2098 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the release of certain property from a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water service and sewer service. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 467 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the financing of water and sewer programs in disadvantaged areas. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 653 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to the regulation of the subdivision of land under the jurisdiction of counties. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 841 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the rates charged by a municipally owned utility to certain recreational vehicle parks for potable water or wastewater service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1002 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the exclusion of urban property from irrigation districts and subsequent water use. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2132 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to rates charged for water or sewer services by an entity that takes over a nonfunctioning water or sewer system. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2455 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the elements of the criminal offense of discharging used oil into water in the state. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 141 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of the subdivision of land under the jurisdiction of counties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 297 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the rates charged by a municipally owned utility to certain recreational vehicle parks for potable water or wastewater service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 328 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the protection of public water supplies. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 425 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Luna, Vilma | et. al.
Relating to subdivision platting requirements and assistance for certain counties near an international border. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 964 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the authorization, administration, and funding of the program to provide financial assistance for the construction, acquisition, or improvement of water supply and sewer services for economically distressed areas. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1297 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to the elements of the criminal offense of discharging used oil into water in the state. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1726 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the financing of water and sewer programs in disadvantaged areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 467 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to water and sewer service provided to residents of certain areas annexed by a municipality. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1138 78-0 (2003) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to nonprofit water supply and sewer service corporations in certain counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1152 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the authority of certain nonprofit water supply corporations and sewer service corporations to establish and enforce customer water conservation measures. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1302 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the application of the open meetings law and the public information law to deliberations and information regarding the safety, security or integrity of public water and sewer supplies and public water and sewer systems. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1309 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the applicability of the Texas Non-Profit Corporation Act to nonprofit water supply or sewer service corporations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1624 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the exclusion of urban property from irrigation districts and subsequent water use. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1630 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to compliance schedules for small community water systems in accordance with public drinking water standards for certain naturally occurring materials. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1688 78-0 (2003) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the collection of the costs of providing certain notice related to registered sex offenders. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1979 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to preventing the discharge of untreated wastewater into waters of the state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2317 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the relocation or replacement of a water or sanitation sewer lateral on private property by a home-rule municipality. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2506 78-0 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to the regulation of the subdivision of land under the jurisdiction of counties. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to subcommittee
HB 2529 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to enforcement actions against a small water supply, sewer, wastewater treatment, or solid waste disposal service being integrated into a regional service. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2662 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the authority of a municipality to sell a water or sewer system without an election. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3367 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to requiring water utilities to adopt water rates that encourage conservation and dedicating revenue for conservation programs. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3537 78-0 (2003) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to providing water services within the extraterritorial jurisdiction or ultimate planning boundaries of municipalities. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 302 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the collection of the costs of providing certain notice related to registered sex offenders. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 856 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to compliance schedules for small community water systems in accordance with public drinking water standards for certain naturally occurring materials. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 947 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the exclusion of urban property from irrigation districts and subsequent water use. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1014 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of the subdivision of land under the jurisdiction of counties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Land and Resource Management
SB 1058 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to nonprofit water supply and sewer service corporations in certain counties. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1633 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the installation and use of a water softener or reverse osmosis system by an owner of an on-site sewage disposal system. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1689 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the relocation or replacement of a water or sanitation sewer lateral on private property by a home-rule municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1875 78-0 (2003) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to the application of the open meetings law and the public information law to deliberations and information regarding the safety, security, or integrity of public wholesale water and sewerage supplies and public water and sewerage systems. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SCR 6 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Memorializing Congress to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the volume cap for private activity bonds not apply to bonds for water and wastewater facilities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HB 125 78-1 (2003) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the provision of water service, sewer service, and wastewater treatment service. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 524 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the provision of water and sewer service in populous counties; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 610 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to theft of retail water utility service. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 622 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron | et. al. Relating to financing rural water projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 652 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny Relating to the provision of electric utility service in certain counties near an international border. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 666 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to prohibiting municipal regulation of water and wastewater facilities in the unincorporated area of certain counties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 701 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny Relating to certain fees imposed by the Lower Valley Water District. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 724 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the transfer of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission's powers and duties regarding water rates and services to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 829 77-0 (2001) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain areas for certain colonia funding programs. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 836 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain items used in construction by nonprofit water supply and sewer service corporations. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 924 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the authority of a water district or water supply corporation to require the grant of an easement as a precondition of service. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 987 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the collection of solid waste disposal service fees by a county or by certain public or private entities contracting with a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
House appoints conferees-reported
HB 1070 77-0 (2001) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the authority of certain landowners to connect their property to various municipal facilities, including water and sewer facilities. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 1199 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to financing capital improvements and facility expansions through the assessment of impact fees; providing a civil penalty. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 1281 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to water utility services, rates, and tariffs. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1919 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving a public water supply. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1937 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to prohibiting annexations by populous municipalities until certain municipal services are provided. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2033 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to requiring notice to purchasers of real property located in a certificated service area of a utility service provider regarding the cost or availability of water or sewer service. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2117 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the imposition by a municipality of a moratorium on property development in certain circumstances. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2231 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the acquisition of certain water utilities by a municipality. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2404 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the submetering and allocation of water service in apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and other multiple use facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2768 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to public and private responsibility for providing sewage drainage and water supply services to colonias. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 2776 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a colonia self-help program. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Posting rule suspended
HB 3017 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the review and functions of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3023 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to water quality permit applications for certain facilities located near a sole-source drinking water supply. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3034 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to certain fees imposed by the Lower Valley Water District. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3158 77-0 (2001) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to granting a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water utility service. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3470 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the financing of water and sewer programs in disadvantaged areas in certain counties. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 237 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to permit fees for on-site sewage disposal systems. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 243 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to financing capital improvements and facility expansions through the assessment of impact fees; providing a civil penalty. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 312 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the review and functions of the Texas Water Development Board and the improvement of certain water delivery infrastructure. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 369 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain items used in construction by nonprofit water supply and sewer service corporations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 649 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to training requirements for applicants for and recipients of financial assistance for water and sewer services under the economically distressed areas program. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 829 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to prohibiting municipal regulation of water and wastewater facilities in the unincorporated area of certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 980 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to the imposition by a municipality of a moratorium on property development in certain circumstances. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1174 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Turner, Bob
Relating to the punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving a public water supply. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1330 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the submetering and allocation of water service in apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and other multiple use facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1501 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of a colonia self-help program. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 719 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending the Texas Water Quality Act to authorize the regulation of the disposal of sewage which is disposed of by methods other than by means of disposal systems operated under a permit issued by the Texas Water Quality Board.
SB 835 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Relating to the development of water quality management plans for the State and for designated areas of the State.
HB 118 61-0 (1969) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to extending the authority of the Board of Directors of the Texas A&M University System to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of extending and improving water and sewer facilities at campuses of the institutions under its control.
HB 1148 60-0 (1967) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts relating to improvements of water and sewer systems in certain cities so as to increase the number of counties affected.
HB 684 59-0 (1965) Author: Mann, Jr., Dudley R. | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain cities and water control and improvement districts to sell and such city to purchase certain district water and sewer properties.
HB 1013 59-0 (1965) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to minimum standards for cesspools.
SB 328 59-0 (1965) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to certain cities and water control and improvement districts; authorizing any such district to sell and such City to purchase certain district water and sewer properties.
HB 273 58-0 (1963) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" Relating to authorizing an eligible city to provide for improvements to the water and sewer systems, and the construction of street improvements under certain circumstances.
HB 622 58-0 (1963) Author: Doke, H. Maurice | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain cities to refund their outstanding waterworks revenue bonds and sewer revenue bonds into refunding bonds which will be secured by and payable from a pledge of both waterworks and sewer revenues.
HB 641 58-0 (1963) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain cities to refund their outstanding waterworks revenue bonds and sewer revenue bonds into refunding bonds which will be secured by and payable from a pledge of both waterworks and sewer revenues.
HB 907 58-0 (1963) Author: Fairchild, Robert Lewis Relating to cities which have outstanding general obligation bonds and revenue bonds issued for waterworks, sewer system, or waterworks and sewer system purposes.
SB 74 58-0 (1963) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to authorizing cities, as defined therein, to provide for the extension, enlargement and construction of improvements to the water and sewer systems, either or both, under certain circumstances and conditions and to assess a part of the cost of such improvements against benefited property and the owners thereof.
HB 384 57-0 (1961) Author: Miller, William H. Relating to validating all proceedings in connection with city tax bonds heretofore favorably voted for the purpose of constructing, improving and extending the water works and sewage systems is such city.
HB 555 57-0 (1961) Author: Rosson, Renal B. Relating to authorizing eligible counties, as defined therein to acquire a supply of fresh water for the courthouse and other county purposes and providing for the acquisition of such treatment and distribution facilities as may be required.
HB 836 57-0 (1961) Author: Rosson, Renal B. Relating to authorizing counties to acquire a supply of fresh water for the courthouse and other county purposes and providing the acquisition of such treatment and distribution facilities as may be required.
SB 37 57-0 (1961) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending a certain Act to provide that the franchise tax imposed shall not apply to non-profit water supply or sewer service corporations organized on behalf of cities or towns.
SB 293 57-0 (1961) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to authorizing certain cities to enter into contracts with water districts to supply sewage transportation, treatment and disposal services which contracts may also provide for use by the water districts of sewage transportation, treatment and disposal facilities owned by such city.
SB 414 57-0 (1961) Author: Ratliff, David W. Relating to authorizing counties to acquire a supply of fresh water for the courthouse and other county purposes and providing for the acquisition of such treatment and distribution facilities and water permits as may be required; providing that this Act shall expire on September 1, 1963.
SB 439 57-0 (1961) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of eligible counties to acquire a supply of natural gas for the courthouse and other county purposes and providing for the acquisition of such distribution facilities as my be required.
HB 152 57-1 (1961) Author: Lewis, Ben H. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute to more clearly define the elements to be included in the facilities to be constructed by an eligible city for final delivery of treated water to such city so as to include the provision of intermediate reservoirs to be used wholly or in part for storing water from the water supply project, and to provide pumping equipment and pipeline facilities to and from such intermediate reservoirs.
SB 54 57-1 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending a certain Statute to more clearly definine the elements to be included in the facilities to be constructed by an eligible city for final delivery of treated water to such city so as to include the provision of intermediate reservoirs to be used wholly or in part for storing water from the water supply project, and to provide pumping equipment and pipeline facilities to and from such intermediate reservoirs.
HB 336 56-0 (1959) Author: McGregor, Malcolm | et. al. Relating to validating, ratifying and confirming certain contracts heretofore entered into between cities and contiguous Water Control and Improvement Districts affecting the water and sewer facilities of said cities and districts and the operation thereof.
SB 303 56-0 (1959) Author: Ratliff, David W. Relating to authorizing any incorporated city or town in the State of Texas, including Home-Rule Cities, to enter into contracts with a district, authority, or other political subdivision creating and operating under certain provisions of the Constitution of Texas, and having sanitary sewer powers, whereby the district agrees to collect, transport, process, dispose, and control, any or all, of wastes and sewage, either or both, for such city and its inhabitants.
HB 62 56-3 (1959) Author: Duff, Virginia Elizabeth Relating to authorizing certain cities to issue bonds for the purpose of refunding outstanding water and sewer revenue bonds.
SB 34 56-3 (1959) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to authorizing certain cities to issue bonds for the purpose of refunding outstanding water and sewer revenue bonds.
HB 281 53-0 (1953) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools, acting by the executive director thereof, to execute and deliver a release of a sanitary sewer easement on certain land in Travis County, Texas, to the owner of said land.
HB 864 53-0 (1953) Author: Bradshaw, Floyd Francis Relating to providing for the organization of cooperative, nonprofit, membership corporations for the purpose of furnishing water service, sewer service, and fire protection service.
HB 104 53-1 (1954) Author: Stark, Richard S. Relating to making an appropriation for remodeling and renovating the sewerage system at the Gainesville State School for Girls.
HB 52 52-0 (1951) Author: Swindell, William Agnew "Bill" Relating to authorizing, empowering and directing the Board of Regents of the Texas State Teachers Colleges to contract with the City of Commerce, Texas, for water for East Texas State Teachers College.
HB 6 51-0 (1949) Author: Jackson, Robert Hal Relating to authorizing and empowering the Board of Regents of the Texas State Teachers Colleges to contract with certain municipalities for water and other utility services at North Texas State Teachers College; repealing all laws, contracts and agreements in conflict herewith.
HB 444 51-0 (1949) Author: Tinsley, Byron R. Relating to authorizing cities and towns to issue additional revenue bonds for improvement of water or sewer systems; providing a severability clause.
HB 903 51-0 (1949) Author: Blount, Ralph E. "Peppy" Relating to authorizing any city or town within or town within this State to enter into a contract with any District or authority for supplying water to such city and authorizing such city to lease its water production, water supply and water supply facilities to such District, or make contract with such District for the operation of such water facilities; enacting other provisions related to the subject.
SB 186 51-0 (1949) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to authorizing cities and towns, including Home Rule cities, which heretofore have issued or hereafter may issue bonds payable from revenues of water or sewer systems to issue additional bonds payable from such revenues for purpose of improving and extending such systems such additional bonds to constitute a line upon said revenues in order of their issuance inferior to lien securing payment of bonds previously issued; enacting other matters pertaining to the subject; providing a severability clause.
SB 458 51-0 (1949) Author: Harris, Fred R. "Red" Relating to validating certain orders of Boards of Directors of Water Control and Improvement Districts which have installed and are operating water distribution systems and sewer collection and disposal plants and which have issued ad valorem bonds on such systems payable also out of revenues therefrom and which districts have been enlarged by such orders granting petitions of landowners filed with said districts that lands described in such petitions be added to said districts.
SB 473 51-0 (1949) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to authorizing the State Board of Control to grant to the city of San Antonio an easement for sewerage purposes across certain land owned by the State of Texas and occupied by the San Antonio State Hospital.
HB 65 51-1 (1950) Author: Swindell, William Agnew "Bill" Relating to authorizing, empowering and directing the Board of Regents of The Texas State Teachers College to contract with certain municipalities for water at East Texas State Teachers College; repealing all laws, contracts and agreements in conflict herewith.
HB 854 49-0 (1945) Author: Elliott, Elmer Relating to amending certain Statues by providing for the construction and installation of sanitary sewers in certain cities.
SB 174 45-0 (1937) Relating to validating certain bonds of cities in the State of Texas operating under the General Laws of the State and located in counties having a population of less than 80,000 and more than 70,000 according to the last preceding United States Census, which bonds have been heretofore voted and which bonds are payable out of the revenues to be derived from the operation of the city's water works system.
HB 151 45-2 (1937) Relating to ratifying, validating, and confirming all Waterworks System Revenue Refunding Bonds and all Sewer System Revenue Refunding Bonds heretofore authorized, issued, exchanged, and delivered by cities in Texas operating under the provisions of Special Charters and which refunding bonds have been heretofore validated and confirmed by a final decree of a United States District Court in Texas.
SB 26 45-2 (1937) Relating to authorizing Cities and Towns to make contracts with Water Improvement and Water Control and Improvement Districts.
SB 365 44-0 (1935) Relating to authorizing certain cities and towns to extend lines of their water and sewer systems outside city limits.
HB 212 43-1 (1933) Relating to provisions that the governing body of certain cities shall have the power to make loans to be secured by, and paid out of the income of the water work system of said cities and/or extensions, replacements, betterments, additions, and/or improvements thereof necessary to render adequate service.
HB 31 43-4 (1934) Relating to validating bonds issued for the purpose of improving municipal sewer system of certain cities.
HB 477 39-0 (1925) Author: Williamson, W. Albert "Cap" | et. al. Relating to empowering cities having more than one hundred and sixty thousand (160,000) inhabitants to purchase or otherwise acquire water systems, with additions, extensions and enlargements thereto, and additional water powers, riparian rights, and repairs of such systems. House: Judiciary
SB 120 38-0 (1923) Author: Davis, John Relating to authorizing certain cities owning and operating their own waterworks systems to acquire by purchase, gift, devise or by the exercise of the right of eminent domain through and by condemnation proceedings, the necessary lands and property, public or privatefor the purpose of constructing reservoirs and for the purpose of the extension, construction, improvement and enlargement of the said waterworks systems.

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