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84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 930 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to water well drillers and pump installers; authorizing fees.
  Author: Miller, Doug
  Sponsor: Perry, Charles
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1079 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of water well drillers and water well pump installers; affecting fees.
  Author: Eltife, Kevin
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs

83rd Regular Session, 2013
HB 2577 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to water well recordkeeping and reporting requirements, including the production, use, and withdrawal of groundwater.
  Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 272 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to water well recordkeeping and reporting requirements, including the production and use of groundwater.
  Author: Seliger, Kel
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
SB 1249 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to plugging, capping, repairing, or completing certain wells.
  Author: Carona, John
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 1387 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to water well drillers and pump installers; changing fees.
  Author: Carona, John
  Sponsor: Miller, Doug
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars

82nd Regular Session, 2011
HB 2420 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to exemptions from permitting by groundwater conservation districts of the drilling and operation of certain water wells.
  Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3193 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the applicability of the general law governing groundwater conservation districts to the management of brackish groundwater.
  Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1606 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to reporting requirements regarding groundwater withdrawals for water wells.
  Author: Seliger, Kel
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources

81st Regular Session, 2009
HB 2764 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to license and examination eligibility requirements for closed system geothermal well drillers.
  Author: Truitt, Vicki
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures

79th Regular Session, 2005
HB 2432 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the plugging of abandoned or deteriorated water wells.
  Author: Puente, Robert
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1451 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the management of groundwater.
  Author: Averitt, Kip
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources

78th Regular Session, 2003
HB 942 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain bond requirements for persons engaged in certain activities under the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas other than the ownership or operation of wells.
  Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Energy Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
HB 975 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the plugging of abandoned or deteriorated water wells.
  Author: Puente, Robert
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources

77th Regular Session, 2001
HB 66 (77th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain water well drillers.
  Author: Pitts, Jim
  Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
HB 71 (77th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain water well pump installers.
  Author: Pitts, Jim
  Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3188 (77th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the plugging of abandoned or deteriorated water wells.
  Author: Puente, Robert
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee

76th Regular Session, 1999
HB 1848 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the composition of the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee.
  Author: King, Tracy
  Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 3330 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the administration of regulations for water well drillers and water well pump installers.
  Author: Walker, Gary
  Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective immediately

70th Regular Session, 1987
HB 1347 (70th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain drillers by the Texas Water Well Drillers Board.
  Author: Harris, Jack
  Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87

67th Regular Session, 1981
HB 1547 (67th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to continuation of the functions of the Texas Water Well Drillers Board and regulation of water well drillers.
  Author: Buchanan, J. W.
  Committees: Government Organization
  Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with substitute
SB 915 (67th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to continuation of the functions of the Texas Water Well Drillers Board and regulation of water well drillers.
  Author: Traeger, John
  Sponsor: Buchanan, J. W.
  Committees: Government Organization | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .

66th Regular Session, 1979
SB 41 (66th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Edwards Underground Water District, including those of reporting violations and requiring well logs; authorizing a lien on land of not to exceed $100 under certain circumstances to cover expenses of capping wells.
  Author: Traeger, John
  Sponsor: Garcia, Matt
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 936 (66th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regulation of water well drillers and water well repairmen; providing penalties.
  Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute

62nd Regular Session, 1971
SB 700 (62nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to changing the penalties for violation of the Water Well Drillers Act from misdemeanors to civil penalties of not to exceed $1,000 per day for each and every day and each and every act.
  Author: Sherman, Max
  Sponsor: Clayton, Bill
SB 701 (62nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to providing changes in the methods for appeal from the Water Well Drillers Board to the Courts of Travis County, Texas.
  Author: Sherman, Max
  Sponsor: Clayton, Bill

61st Regular Session, 1969
HB 248 (61st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the rule-making authority of the Water Well Drillers Board; relating to the requirements for making certain equipment.
  Author: Clayton, Bill

59th Regular Session, 1965
HB 77 (59th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to aiding in the prevention of pollution of the State's underground water by providing minimum water well driller qualifications and standards of conduct to be administered by the herein created Texas Water Well Drillers Board.
  Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al.
HB 411 (59th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to repealing certain Acts relating to water well drillers.
  Author: Hollowell, Bill
SB 230 (59th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regulating the business conduct of persons drilling water wells; placing the duty and expense of plugging water wells on the owner of the well or on the person having the well drilled.
  Author: Hall, Ralph M.

57th Regular Session, 1961
HB 409 (57th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to provide for the prevention of pollution of underground water by registering water well drillers and providing for administration and enforcement.
  Author: Adams, J. Collier | et. al.
SB 207 (57th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to provide for the conservation and prevention of waste of underground water and to protect underground water from pollution by registering water well drillers and providing for administration and enforcement.
  Author: Smith, Preston Earnest

56th Regular Session, 1959
HB 123 (56th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to providing for the conservation and prevention of waste of underground water and to protect underground water reservoirs from pollution; prescribing penalties.
  Author: Woolsey, W. N. "Bill" | et. al.
SB 50 (56th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to providing for the conservation and prevention of waste of underground water and to protect underground water reservoirs from pollution; prescribing penalties.
  Author: Smith, Preston Earnest

55th Regular Session, 1957
HB 458 (55th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to providing for the conservation and prevention of waste of underground water and to protect underground water reservoirs from pollution.
  Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc"
HB 807 (55th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes to require those drilling or deepening a commercial water well to keep a well log record thereof and deliver or mail a copy of such log to the Board of Water Engineers and also to the office of the underground water conservation district when the water well is located within the boundaries of such district; prescribing penalties.
  Author: Walling, J. B.
SB 196 (55th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to providing for the conservation and prevention of waste of underground water and to protect underground water reservoirs from pollution.
  Author: Smith, Preston Earnest

54th Regular Session, 1955
SB 130 (54th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to providing for the conservation and prevention of waste of underground water and to protect underground water reservoirs from pollution; defining certain terms; providing for the administration of this Act; providing for registration of water well drillers; authorizing certain rules; providing for an examining panel and prescribing its duties, providing for its organization and meetings, and fixing compensation of members; fixing certain registration, renewal and permit fees; creating a special fund to be known as the "Water Well Drillers' Fund"; making an appropriation; requiring certain bonds; containing a "grandfather clause"; providing for revocation, expiration, renewal, and re-issuance of certificates; providing for judicial review; providing exemptions; requiring water well permits and notices; providing that this Act shall not affect ownership of underground water; prescribing penalties; providing for reciprocity; providing for severability.
  Author: Strauss, Sr., Gus James

53rd Regular Session, 1953
HB 54 (53rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to amending certain Statutes by granting to cities the exclusive control of the drilling of water wells, of the operation thereof and of the production of water therefrom within the corporate limits and within one mile of the corporate limits for the purpose of preventing waste of the underground waters underlying said corporate limits and within one mile outside of such corporate limits and to protect the public health.
  Author: Bell, Marshall O.
SB 291 (53rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to clarifying the status of machinery used exclusively for drilling water wells with respect to registration and permit requirements for transportation over the public highways.
  Author: Strauss, Sr., Gus James

52nd Regular Session, 1951
HB 691 (52nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to providing for the registration of water well drillers; defining terms; establishing a Water Well Drillers Division in the State Board of Water Engineers, or its successor, and prescribing its powers, duties and functions under this Act.
  Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton | et. al.
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