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182 result(s)   [  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  WATER--CONSERVATION ]

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85th Regular Session, 2017
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 1571 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to energy savings performance contracts.
  Author: Paddie, Chris
  Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
  Committees: Energy Resources | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective immediately
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 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 2377 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the development of brackish groundwater.
  Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
  Sponsor: Perry, Charles
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2970 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a Texas water resources program component of the science curriculum used in public schools in certain grade levels.
  Author: Larson, Lyle
  Committees: Public Education
  Last Action: Referred to Public Education
HB 3038 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the explanatory reports issued by the district representatives in groundwater management areas.
  Author: Workman, Paul
  Committees: Natural Resources
  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
HCR 43 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Directing the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to support the creation of a model water recycling project.
  Author: Davis, Yvonne
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 538 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
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

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 928 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought.
  Author: Guillen, Ryan
  Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Motion withdrawn
HB 1228 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to municipal public securities to provide for or loan or grant public money for the provision of water conservation infrastructure; providing a criminal penalty.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1816 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the training requirements for renewal of a private pesticide applicator license.
  Author: Burrows, Dustin
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock
  Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2492 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain water-efficient products for a limited period.
  Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2788 (84th 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 | et. al.
  Sponsor: Perry, Charles
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3187 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to assessments for water and energy improvements in municipalities and counties; changing a fee.
  Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
  Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: Natural Resources | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 3696 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to establishing the Texas Water Research Program.
  Author: Landgraf, Brooks
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
HB 3719 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain water-conserving products for a limited period.
  Author: King, Tracy
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 329 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 551 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the duty of the Water Conservation Advisory Council to submit a report and recommendations regarding water conservation in this state.
  Author: Seliger, Kel
  Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
SB 992 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to recovery of costs for pilot programs to measure energy savings that result from water conservation programs.
  Author: Rodríguez, José
  Committees: Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1356 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to exemption from the sales tax for certain water-efficient products for a limited period.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan
  Sponsor: Darby, Drew | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means | Finance
  Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1552 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to additional functions of a commission panel of a municipal building and standards commission.
  Author: West, Royce
  Committees: Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 1588 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the management of the water resources of the state.
  Author: Estes, Craig
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1627 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought.
  Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs

83rd Regular Session, 2013
HB 4 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the administration of the Texas Water Development Board and the funding of water projects by the board and other entities; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds.
  Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
  Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
HB 1094 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to authorizing assessments for water and energy improvements in districts designated by municipalities and counties.
  Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
  Committees: Energy Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1173 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation on the property of certain water conservation systems.
  Author: Anchia, Rafael
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1182 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to energy and water management planning and reporting by state agencies and institutions of higher education.
  Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
  Committees: Government Efficiency & Reform
  Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1509 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the enforcement of water conservation and animal care and control ordinances of a municipality by civil action or quasi-judicial enforcement; providing civil penalties.
  Author: Anchia, Rafael
  Committees: Urban Affairs
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1854 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to be used for upgrading fixtures and materials in state buildings to maximize energy and water conservation.
  Author: Turner, Chris
  Committees: Appropriations
  Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
HB 2133 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the public policy for the use of innovative and alternative water treatment technologies for water development purposes and to the establishment of the Texas Center for Innovative Desalination Technology.
  Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
  Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2142 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the report by the Water Conservation Advisory Council on progress made in water conservation in this state.
  Author: Frullo, John
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2143 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the evaluation by the Water Conservation Advisory Council of water conservation technologies for possible inclusion in the best management practices guide developed by the water conservation implementation task force.
  Author: Frullo, John
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2674 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to energy and water management planning and reporting by state agencies and institutions of higher education.
  Author: Ashby, Trent
  Committees: Government Efficiency & Reform
  Last Action: Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 2747 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property that is attributable to the installation on the property of a rainwater harvesting system.
  Author: Workman, Paul
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2781 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives.
  Author: Fletcher, Allen
  Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3387 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certified water conservation technologies, authorizing a fee.
  Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HB 3582 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to emission and water reduction in permitted generation facilities.
  Author: Strama, Mark
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3603 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to water conservation.
  Author: Burnam, Lon
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3855 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to fiscal matters.
  Author: Pitts, Jim
  Committees: Appropriations
  Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
HJR 142 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real and personal property used for the conservation, reuse, or recycling of water.
  Author: Ritter, Allan
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
SB 198 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to restrictive covenants regulating drought-resistant landscaping or water-conserving natural turf.
  Author: Watson, Kirk
  Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
SB 385 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to authorizing assessments for water and energy improvements in regions designated by municipalities and counties; imposing a fee.
  Author: Carona, John
  Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
  Committees: Energy Resources | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 654 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the enforcement of water conservation and animal care and control ordinances of a municipality by civil action or quasi-judicial enforcement; providing civil penalties.
  Author: West, Royce
  Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
  Committees: Urban Affairs | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
SB 700 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to energy and water management planning and reporting by state agencies and institutions of higher education.
  Author: Hegar, Glenn
  Sponsor: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
  Committees: Government Efficiency & Reform | Government Organization
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1039 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the report by the Water Conservation Advisory Council on progress made in water conservation in this state.
  Author: Rodríguez, José
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
SJR 1 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas and the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to assist in the financing of priority projects in the state water plan.
  Author: Williams, Tommy
  Sponsor: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
  Committees: Appropriations | Finance
  Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State

82nd Regular Session, 2011
HB 659 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to voluntary assessment of property owners by a municipality to finance water or energy efficiency improvements.
  Author: Villarreal, Mike
  Committees: Energy Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
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