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HB 3, 80th Regular Session
Relating to the management of the water resources of the state, including the protection of instream flows and freshwater inflows, and to the management of groundwater in the area regulated by the Edwards Aquifer Authority and to the operations and oversight of the authority.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: Robert Puente
Joint Author: Harvey Hilderbran
Sponsor: Kip Averitt

Remarks: This Act takes effect September 1, 2007, except Article 2 takes effect immediately.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2007, 80th R.S.,ch. 1351, General and Special Laws of Texas

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

Conference Committee:

Conference Committee Report 
House Members: (appointed 05/25/2007) Robert Puente (Chair) | Ryan Guillen | Harvey Hilderbran | Geanie Morrison | Joe Straus |

Senate Members: (appointed 05/26/2007) Kip Averitt (Chair) | Kevin Eltife | Glenn Hegar | Juan Hinojosa | Florence Shapiro |

Subjects:
EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY
Environment--Water
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, TEXAS COMMISSION ON
PARKS & WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT OF
Water--Development
Water--General
Water--Rights

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)
Senate Committee: Natural Resources (Kip Averitt, Kim Brimer, Bob Deuell, Robert Duncan, Kevin Eltife, Craig Estes, Glenn Hegar, Juan Hinojosa, Mike Jackson, Kel Seliger, Carlos Uresti)

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