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SB 7, 65th 1st C.S.
Relating to the licensing, acquisition, construction, maintenance, operation, and financing of deepwater port facilities as defined in the Act; creating a Deepwater Port Authority as an agency of the state pursuant to Article XVI, Section 59, Subsection (a), Texas Constitution; and providing for its membership, organization, powers, duties, functions, and obligations; giving certain powers to the governor; providing for the protection of the environment; making certain provisions as to state-owned water bottoms; making provisions regarding imposing liability or financial obligations on the state for the use of state funds or pledging credit of the state; making an appropriation.

Last action: Effective immediately

Author: A.R. "Babe" Schwartz
Sponsor: Pike Powers

Remarks: Special order: 9:30 am, July 21.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1977, 65th 1st C.S.,ch. 5, General and Special Laws of Texas

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Study Group)

Special Districts & Authorities--Navigation & Ports

House Committee: State Affairs ()
Senate Committee: Finance ()
Minutes: July 18 1977

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