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SB 1436, 80th Regular Session
Relating to the transfer of responsibility for the National Flood Insurance Program from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Texas Water Development Board and the administration and funding of the program and to the creation of a center to study elevation and related data; providing for the imposition of penalties.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: Royce West
Coauthor: Kirk Watson
Sponsor: Brandon Creighton

Remarks: This Act takes effect September 1, 2007, but only if before that date the 80th Legislature appropriates at least $6.1 million to the Texas Water Development Board for the state fiscal biennium beginning September 1, 2007, specifically for the purpose of administering the National Flood Insurance Program. If not appropriated, this Act has no effect.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2007, 80th R.S.,ch. 1323, General and Special Laws of Texas

Companion:

HB 3073 (Similar)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)

Conference Committee:

House Members: (appointed 05/26/2007) Brandon Creighton (Chair) | Dan Gattis | Ryan Guillen | Mike O'Day | Joseph Pickett |

Senate Members: (appointed 05/25/2007; discharged 05/26/2007) Royce West (Chair) | Juan Hinojosa | Robert Nichols | Kirk Watson | Jeff Wentworth |

Subjects:
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, TEXAS COMMISSION ON
FLOODS
Insurance--Property & Casualty
State Finances--Management & Control
WATER DEVELOPMENT BOARD, TEXAS
Water--General

House Committee: Natural Resources (Mike Hamilton, Robert Puente, Brandon Creighton, Pete Gallego, Dan Gattis, Ryan Guillen, Roland Gutierrez, Harvey Hilderbran, Jodie Laubenberg, Mike O'Day)
Minutes: May 16 2007
Senate Committee: Intergovernmental Relations (Royce West, Mario Gallegos, Jr., Robert Nichols, Dan Patrick, Jeff Wentworth)

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