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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  WATER RIGHTS COMMISSION, TEXAS ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 1427 65-0 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to the membership and operating procedure of the Texas Water Rights Commission. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1602 65-0 (1977) Author: Blanton, Bill
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Relating to the ratemaking authority of the Texas Water Rights Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1795 65-0 (1977) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to the ratemaking authority of the Texas Water Rights Commission. House: Natural Resources Reported from subcommittee with substitute
SB 935 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the jurisdiction of the Texas Water Rights Commission; amending Section 6.0546, Water Code. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Subcommittee on Water
SB 1238 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to rate-making authority of the Texas Water Rights Commission. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1799 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to the coordination of the supervision of the State of Texas by and through the Texas Water Rights Commission or its successor with the provisions of an applicable areawide waste treatment plan; restricting the Texas Water Rights Commission in its adoption of orders to those orders consistent with such an applicable areawide waste treatment plan. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1974 64-0 (1975) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, and financing of metropolitan water authorities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 2047 64-0 (1975) Author: Caraway, Bill Relating to the restructuring the Texas Water Rights Commission, the Texas Water Quality Board, and the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Coauthor authorized
SB 969 64-0 (1975) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the prevention of land subsidence through the prohibition and regulation of the withdrawal of underground water and the authorization of the Texas Water Rights Commission to enforce and carry out the provisions of this Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1218 63-0 (1973) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to membership and operating procedure of the Texas Water Rights Commission. House: Natural Resources Committee hearing date
HB 1334 63-0 (1973) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to the penalty for failing to file certain reports with the Texas Water Rights Commission. House: Natural Resources Committee hearing date
HB 1339 63-0 (1973) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to the supervisory authority of the Texas Water Rights Commission over certain water districts. House: Natural Resources Committee hearing date
HB 1720 63-0 (1973) Author: Massey, Tom Amending Subchapter E, Chapter 5, Water code, providing for the cancellation in whole or in part of certificates or adjudication by the Texas Water Rights Commission in the same manner as permits and certified filing; providing for the definition of "certificate of adjudication"; providing for the general principle of cancellation of certificates of adjudication, the initiation of proceedings, notice, and hearing thereof; providing for certain findings to be made by the commission and action to be taken; allowing a holder of a permit, certified filing, or certificate of adjudication to retain a reservoir for domestic, livestock, and recreational purposes to the extent that he has conservation storage; exempting those certified filings held by cities to the extent that such filing allows diversion for municipal purposes; declaring that the failure to initiate proceedings to cancel shall not validate or enhance a certified filing, permit, or certificate of adjudication and requiring a five-year lapse between cancellation proceedings against a particular water right; repealing all conflicting laws and providing a savings clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources Reported favorably
HB 1721 63-0 (1973) Author: Massey, Tom Amending Chapter 5, Water Code, by adding Section 5.1211 to the Water Code, providing that holders of permits, certified filings, and certificates of adjudication to obtain authority from the Texas Water Rights Commission to change or alter a water right; providing that the Texas Water Rights Commission shall promulgate rules; providing for repeal of inconsistent Acts; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources Reported favorably
SB 433 63-0 (1973) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Semos, Chris V.
Relating to the penalty for failing to file certain reports with the Texas Water Rights Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 787 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to membership operating procedure of the Texas Water Rights Commission. Senate: State Affairs Concurred in House amendments
SB 824 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the penalty for failing to file certain reports with the Texas Water Rights Commission; amending Section 50.106, Water Code; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 828 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to supervisory authority of the Texas Water Rights Commission over certain water districts; amending Section 6.074, Water Code; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 959 63-0 (1973) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Massey, Tom
Providing that holders of permits, certified filings, and certificates of adjudication shall obtain authority from the Texas Water Rights Commission to change or alter a water right; providing that the Texas Water Rights Commission shall promulgate rules to effectuate provisions of this Act; providing for repeal of inconsistent Acts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Sent to Calendar Committee
SB 960 63-0 (1973) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Massey, Tom
Providing for the cancellation in whole or in part of certificates of adjudication by the Texas Water Rights Commission in the same manner as permits and certified filing; providing for the definition of "certificate of adjudication"; providing for the general principle of cancellation of certificates of adjudication, the initiation of proceedings, notice, and hearing thereof; providing for certain findings to be made by the commission and action to be taken; allowing a holder of a permit, certified filing, or certificate of adjudication to retain a reservoir for domestic, livestock, and recreational purposes to the extent that he has conservation storage; exempting those certified filings held by cities to the extent that such filing allows diversion for municipal purposes; declaring that the failure to initiate proceedings to cancel shall not validate or enhance a certified filing, permit, or certificate of adjudication and requiring a five-year lapse between cancellation proceedings against a particular water right; repealing all conflicting laws and providing a savings clause. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 703 62-0 (1971) Author: Murray, Menton J.
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Relating to prescribing civil penalties of not to exceed $100 per day for any wilful violation of any rule, regulation, or order promulgated by the Texas Water Rights Commission which is not in conflict with this Chapter and any term or condition contained in declarations of appropriation and permits heretofore or hereafter granted by the Commission which is not in conflict with this Chapter.
HB 1272 62-0 (1971) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to extending to November 1, 1971, the date for filing claims to water rights with the Texas Water Rights Commission.
HB 1418 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Rights Commission to issue emergency permits for the diversion and use of water.
HB 1420 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to the allocations of water authorized by the Texas Water Rights Commission for the maintenance of the bays and estuaries.
HB 1542 62-0 (1971) Author: Braun, Rex Relating to the creation of water districts under the general law.
SCR 118 62-0 (1971) Author: Bates, James S.
Sponsor: Clayton, Bill
Directing water agencies of State to study problems of securing adequate clean water for all households in Texas.
HB 1139 61-0 (1969) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to requiring the Texas Water Rights Commission or its designated agents to investigate the feasibility of fresh water supply district projects financed by bond issues.
HB 1142 61-0 (1969) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to prescribing civil penalties of not to exceed one hundred dollars per day for any willful violation of any rule, regulation or order promulgated by the Texas Water Rights Commission.
HB 1487 61-0 (1969) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to extending to September 1, 1971, the date for filing claims to water rights with the Texas Water Rights Commission.
HB 44 61-1 (1969) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to extending to September 1, 1971, the date for filing claims to water rights with the Texas Water Rights Commission.
HB 59 61-2 (1969) Author: Nugent, James E. | et. al. Relating to extending to September 1, 1971, the date for filing claims to water rights with the Texas Water Rights Commission.
HB 136 60-0 (1967) Author: Cain, Pat Relating to amending certain statute so as to provide that appeals from decisions of the Texas Water Rights Commission concerning applications for permits to divert water from one watershed to another conform to the appeal provisions contained in Section 12, Article 7477, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925.
HB 137 60-0 (1967) Author: Cain, Pat Relating to obtaining approval of the Texas Water Rights Commission before making changes in existing improvements used for water supply.
HB 138 60-0 (1967) Author: Cain, Pat Relating to amending certain article relating to requirements which may be imposed on persons desiring to take, store, or divert water.
HB 139 60-0 (1967) Author: Cain, Pat Relating to fees payable to and collected by the Texas Water Rights Commission.
HB 167 60-0 (1967) Author: Cain, Pat Relating to abandonment of an action filed for review of a ruling, order, act, or failure to act by the Texas Water Rights Commission.
HB 168 60-0 (1967) Author: Cain, Pat Relating to the deposit of fees collected by the Texas Water Rights Commission with the State Treasurer in a Texas Water Rights Commission Fund.
HB 170 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to providing that each river authority and water-related district must file a copy of an audit made of its affairs with the Texas Water Rights Commission.
HB 176 60-0 (1967) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to repealing certain statute relating to presentations to the Texas Water Rights Commission.
HB 177 60-0 (1967) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to publication of new rules and amendments of rules by the Texas Water Rights Commission.
HB 186 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to the prohibition against substantial alterations in approved plans and specifications of projects and improvements undertaken by water districts and providing actions against directors of a district who do not comply with plans and specifications approved by the Texas Water Rights Commission.
HB 231 60-0 (1967) Author: Cain, Pat Relating to amending certain statue prescribing penalties for violations of the terms and conditions of certified filings and permits; for violation of any rule, regulation or order of the Texas Water Rights Commission, etc.
HB 1130 60-0 (1967) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to providing for the periodic review, re-evaluation, and approval by the Texas Water Rights Commission of local master plans for water development.
SB 443 60-0 (1967) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to providing for the periodic review, re-evaluation, and approval by the Texas Water Rights Commission of local master plans for water development.
SB 145 59-0 (1965) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to water resources and water rights and water resources and water rights administration; changing the name of the Texas Water Commission to the Texas Water Rights Commission.

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