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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 352 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the procedure by which a state agency may issue an opinion that a watercourse is navigable.
  Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 605 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the consideration by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the economic impact of an appropriation of state water in determining whether to grant an application for the appropriation.
  Author: Workman, Paul
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 614 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on an application for a water right.
  Author: Leach, Jeff
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2005 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the duty of the Texas Water Development Board to conduct studies of and prepare and submit reports on aquifer storage and recovery.
  Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Received from the House
HB 2264 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the priority applicable to certain interbasin transfers of water.
  Author: Frank, James | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
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 2799 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a requirement to make certain environmental and water use permit applications available online.
  Author: Farrar, Jessica
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2867 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the contracts of the Edwards Aquifer recharge, storage, and recovery projects.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2885 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authorization by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the discharge, diversion, and transfer or other reuse of return flows derived from treated brackish groundwater.
  Author: Larson, Lyle
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
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 2938 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the Sienna Plantation Levee Improvement District of Fort Bend County, Texas.
  Author: Reynolds, Ron
  Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
  Committees: Special Purpose Districts | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 3028 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to groundwater ownership and rights.
  Author: Burns, DeWayne
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3031 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the procedure for obtaining a right to use state water if the applicant proposes an alternative source of water that is not state water.
  Author: King, Tracy
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3037 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the definition of groundwater management areas to coincide with major and minor aquifers and the joint planning process in those areas.
  Author: Workman, Paul
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
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 3314 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the procedure for action on certain applications for an amendment to a water right.
  Author: Frank, James
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3525 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the referral by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the State Office of Administrative Hearings of an issue regarding an application for a water right.
  Author: Price, Four
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3735 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an application for a new or amended water right submitted to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  Author: Frank, James | et. al.
  Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3742 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on an application for a new or amended water right.
  Author: Phelan, Dade
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3846 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the management of the upper San Saba River.
  Author: Murr, Andrew
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3987 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to use the state participation account of the water development fund to provide financial assistance for the development of certain facilities.
  Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3991 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to appropriations of water for use in aquifer storage and recovery projects.
  Author: Larson, Lyle
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Received from the House
HB 4006 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality obtain or develop updated water availability models for all of the river basins in this state.
  Author: Larson, Lyle
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4162 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to exports of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district.
  Author: Larson, Lyle
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 152 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3735.
  Author: Frank, James
  Last Action: Filed
SB 225 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the referral by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the State Office of Administrative Hearings of an issue regarding an application for a water right.
  Author: Taylor, Van
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 226 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the procedure for action on certain applications for an amendment to a water right.
  Author: Taylor, Van
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
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 696 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality obtain or develop updated water availability models for certain river basins.
  Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
  Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 864 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the procedure for obtaining a right to use state water if the applicant proposes an alternative source of water that is not state water.
  Author: Perry, Charles
  Sponsor: King, Tracy
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1392 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to groundwater conservation districts.
  Author: Perry, Charles
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
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 1507 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authorization by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the discharge, diversion, and transfer or other reuse of return flows derived from treated brackish groundwater.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs

85th 1st Called Session, 2017
HB 27 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the development of brackish groundwater.
  Author: Larson, Lyle
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Received from the House
HB 228 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to appropriations of water for use in aquifer storage and recovery projects.
  Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 229 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to use the state participation account of the water development fund to provide financial assistance for the development of certain facilities.
  Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 277 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the duty of the Texas Water Development Board to conduct studies of and prepare and submit reports on aquifer storage and recovery.
  Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 282 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality obtain or develop updated water availability models for certain river basins.
  Author: Larson, Lyle
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 322 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the sunset review of the Red River Authority of Texas.
  Author: VanDeaver, Gary
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
SB 111 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the sunset review of the Red River Authority of Texas.
  Author: Hughes, Bryan
  Last Action: Filed

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 30 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the development of seawater and brackish groundwater.
  Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
  Sponsor: Perry, Charles
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 201 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on an application for a water right.
  Author: Leach, Jeff
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 655 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
  Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
  Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
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 1042 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the designation of a site of unique value for the construction of a reservoir.
  Author: Frank, James | et. al.
  Sponsor: Estes, Craig
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 1153 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the repeal of the junior priority of a water right authorizing a transfer of water from one river basin in this state to another river basin in this state.
  Author: Turner, Scott
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1191 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of commercial development of groundwater in certain areas.
  Author: Isaac, Jason
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HB 1221 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to seller's disclosures in connection with residential real property subject to groundwater regulation.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Sponsor: Estes, Craig
  Committees: Natural Resources | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1665 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to notice of water level fluctuations to purchasers of real property adjoining an impoundment of water.
  Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
  Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2308 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the consideration by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the economic impact of an appropriation of state water in determining whether to grant an application for the appropriation.
  Author: Keffer, Jim
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
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