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SB 7, 54th Regular Session
Relating to requiring everyone taking surface water from water courses under a claim of right other than one arising as a result of a permit or certified filing to file with the Texas Water Commission a sworn statement giving such information as the Commission may require to aid in the administration of the water laws of the State and the inventorying of water resources; exempting from its provisions those taking water for domestic and livestock purposes; defining certain terms; providing for the time in which such statements must be filed; providing for penalties for violation; providing for the keeping of records and the filing of annual reports; protecting riparian rights; repealing all conflicting laws; providing a savings clause.

Author: Dorsey B. Hardeman
Coauthor: Carlos C. Ashley, Sr. | William H. Shireman

Subjects:
WATER COMMISSION, TEXAS
Water--Rights

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