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HB 666 87-0 (2021) Author: Harris, Cody Relating to the regulation of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 668 87-0 (2021) Author: Harris, Cody Relating to the regulation of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1154 87-0 (2021) Author: Jetton, Jacey | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the requirements for meetings held and Internet websites developed by certain special purpose districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
HB 1473 87-0 (2021) Author: Gates, Gary Relating to the requirements for meetings held and Internet websites developed by certain special purpose districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1570 87-0 (2021) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the Brazos River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; specifying grounds for the removal of a member of the board of directors. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/21
HB 1606 87-0 (2021) Author: Talarico, James
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the construction, maintenance, rehabilitation, and removal of dams by the Upper Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1715 87-0 (2021) Author: Buckley, Brad | et. al. Relating to provision of broadband infrastructure and connectivity by the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1718 87-0 (2021) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the equalization of the rates of production fees charged on certain wells by the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District; authorizing an increase in the rate of the fee. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1796 87-0 (2021) Author: Harris, Cody Relating to the division of and assumption of road district authority by fresh water supply districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Referred to Local Government
HB 1889 87-0 (2021) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the sale of bonds by certain special purpose districts. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2083 87-0 (2021) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the general manager of the Upper Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/21
HB 2094 87-0 (2021) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the right to remove property encroaching on areas owned or controlled by the Hidalgo County Drainage District Number 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
HB 2095 87-0 (2021) Author: Wilson, Terry M.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to water research conducted by The University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 2235 87-0 (2021) Author: Wilson, Terry M.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation of the 7S Ranch Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 2390 87-0 (2021) Author: Paul, Dennis
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the authority of a development corporation created by the Gulf Coast Authority to finance certain projects. House: International Relations & Economic Development
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 2525 87-0 (2021) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Lake Houston Dredging and Maintenance District; providing the authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Referred to Local Government
HB 2833 87-0 (2021) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 83; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2835 87-0 (2021) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the powers and duties of the Morningstar Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 2851 87-0 (2021) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the consideration of modeled sustained groundwater pumping in the adoption of desired future conditions in groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
HB 2863 87-0 (2021) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the storage and recovery of water in a portion of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3006 87-0 (2021) Author: Middleton, Mayes
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Trinity Bay Special Utility District and the powers and duties of the Trinity Bay Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments or fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Motion withdrawn
HB 3116 87-0 (2021) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to recommendations for the appointment of directors of the San Jacinto River Authority. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3140 87-0 (2021) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Harris-Waller Counties Municipal Utility District No. 7; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 3402 87-0 (2021) Author: VanDeaver, Gary
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Franklin County Water District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 3436 87-0 (2021) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 40; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 3438 87-0 (2021) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 9A; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Referred to Local Government
HB 3530 87-0 (2021) Author: Moody, Joe
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including a conforming amendment. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3619 87-0 (2021) Author: Bowers, Rhetta Relating to the criteria considered by groundwater conservation districts before granting or denying a permit. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
HB 3802 87-0 (2021) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to requirements for public drinking water supply systems and certain rates and fees charged by water supply corporations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 4029 87-0 (2021) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the division of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 152. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4285 87-0 (2021) Author: Patterson, Jared Relating to information about candidate filings held by fresh water supply districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4287 87-0 (2021) Author: Patterson, Jared Relating to information about elections held by fresh water supply districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4288 87-0 (2021) Author: Dominguez, Alex Relating to a required period for a municipality or water district to begin construction on certain projects. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4451 87-0 (2021) Author: Gates, Gary Relating to the consolidation of municipal utility districts. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 4454 87-0 (2021) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the powers and duties of the Willacy County Drainage District No. 2. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4540 87-0 (2021) Author: King, Phil Relating to the creation of the Hillcrest North Municipal Utility District of Wise County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4570 87-0 (2021) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to the creation of the River Farm Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Bell County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4574 87-0 (2021) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the effect of municipal annexation of territory in the Roman Forest Public Utility District No. 3. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Referred to Local Government
HB 4575 87-0 (2021) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the election of the board of directors of the San Jacinto River Authority. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4578 87-0 (2021) Author: Rogers, Glenn
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the creation of the Lakeview Point Municipal Utility District of Palo Pinto County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4580 87-0 (2021) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 202; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
HB 4581 87-0 (2021) Author: Vasut, Cody Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 82; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4582 87-0 (2021) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 79; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4583 87-0 (2021) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 232; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 4585 87-0 (2021) Author: Goodwin, Vikki
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Travis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 17. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4586 87-0 (2021) Author: Smith, Reggie Relating to the creation of the Grayson County Municipal Utility District No. 8; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4587 87-0 (2021) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 200; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4588 87-0 (2021) Author: Jetton, Jacey
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 251; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4589 87-0 (2021) Author: Sanford, Scott
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the creation of the LC Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Collin County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4591 87-0 (2021) Author: Sanford, Scott
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the creation of the Blue Meadow Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Collin County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4592 87-0 (2021) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 164; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4593 87-0 (2021) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 581; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4594 87-0 (2021) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 576; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4596 87-0 (2021) Author: Smith, Reggie Relating to the creation of the Heritage Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Grayson County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4598 87-0 (2021) Author: Vasut, Cody Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 80; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4600 87-0 (2021) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 207; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4601 87-0 (2021) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 183; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4602 87-0 (2021) Author: Stucky, Lynn Relating to the creation of the Rocky Top Ranch Municipal Utility District of Denton County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4606 87-0 (2021) Author: Vasut, Cody
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Water Control and Improvement District No. 10; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4609 87-0 (2021) Author: Wilson, Terry M.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 40; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
HB 4610 87-0 (2021) Author: Wilson, Terry M.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the division of the CLL Municipal Utility District No. 1 and districts created by the division of the CLL Municipal Utility District No. 1. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
HB 4611 87-0 (2021) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 206; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4613 87-0 (2021) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 579; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4614 87-0 (2021) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the authority of the Brazoria Drainage District Number Four to impose a maintenance tax and the validation of certain acts of the Brazoria Drainage District Number Four. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
HB 4615 87-0 (2021) Author: Gates, Gary
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 249; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4616 87-0 (2021) Author: Gates, Gary
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 246; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4617 87-0 (2021) Author: Bell, Keith | et. al.
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the qualifications and method of electing directors of the High Point Special Utility District of Kaufman and Rockwall Counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
HB 4620 87-0 (2021) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4621 87-0 (2021) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the number, terms, and compensation of the commissioners of the Nueces County Drainage and Conservation District Number 2. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4622 87-0 (2021) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the powers and duties of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 13; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4623 87-0 (2021) Author: Leman, Ben
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Austin County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 4624 87-0 (2021) Author: González, Mary Relating to the territory of the Horizon Regional Municipal Utility District. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Referred to Local Government
HB 4625 87-0 (2021) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the powers and duties of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 14; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4626 87-0 (2021) Author: Sanford, Scott
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the creation of the Mesquoakee Ranch Municipal Utility District of Collin County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4627 87-0 (2021) Author: Sanford, Scott
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the creation of certain municipal utility districts; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
See remarks for effective date
HB 4633 87-0 (2021) Author: Smith, Reggie Relating to the creation of the Grayson County Municipal Utility District No. 9; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 4634 87-0 (2021) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 250; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4635 87-0 (2021) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 38; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4636 87-0 (2021) Author: Morales, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Val Verde County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees, surcharges, and taxes. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4637 87-0 (2021) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the authority for road projects of the Blaketree Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Montgomery County; affecting the authority to issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4641 87-0 (2021) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 209; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4642 87-0 (2021) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 253; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4645 87-0 (2021) Author: Cyrier, John
Sponsor: Eckhardt, Sarah
Relating to the creation of the Wildwood Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
HB 4646 87-0 (2021) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of the Creedmoor Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
HB 4647 87-0 (2021) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of the Mustang Ridge Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 4649 87-0 (2021) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 198; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4650 87-0 (2021) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of the East Central Travis County Conservation and Reclamation District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4651 87-0 (2021) Author: Toth, Steve
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 203; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
HB 4652 87-0 (2021) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 208; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
HB 4654 87-0 (2021) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 210; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4657 87-0 (2021) Author: Goodwin, Vikki Relating to the creation of the Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 27; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4658 87-0 (2021) Author: Bailes, Ernest
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation of the Huntsville Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Walker County, Texas; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4662 87-0 (2021) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 86; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4663 87-0 (2021) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the powers of the Hidalgo County Drainage District Number 1; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
HB 4665 87-0 (2021) Author: Sanford, Scott
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the creation of the Raintree Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Collin County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4668 87-0 (2021) Author: Murr, Andrew
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to the creation of the Medina County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
HB 4669 87-0 (2021) Author: Cain, Briscoe
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the boundaries of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 70. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 152 87-0 (2021) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Tracy | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Senate appoints conferees-reported
SB 201 87-0 (2021) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the division of the CLL Municipal Utility District No. 1. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SB 526 87-0 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Jetton, Jacey
Relating to the requirements for meetings held and Internet websites developed by certain special purpose districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 588 87-0 (2021) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the construction, maintenance, rehabilitation, and removal of dams by the Upper Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District. Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 606 87-0 (2021) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the sale of bonds by certain special purpose districts. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SB 632 87-0 (2021) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckley, Brad | et. al.
Relating to provision of broadband infrastructure and connectivity by the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 656 87-0 (2021) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the creation of the Val Verde County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees, surcharges, and taxes. Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 715 87-0 (2021) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the Brazos River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; specifying grounds for the removal of a member of the board of directors. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 720 87-0 (2021) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the division of the CLL Municipal Utility District No. 1 and districts created by the division of the CLL Municipal Utility District No. 1. Senate: Local Government Left pending in committee
SB 859 87-0 (2021) Author: Johnson, Nathan | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain water planning entities to hold an open or closed meeting by telephone conference call or videoconference call. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 896 87-0 (2021) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the powers and duties of the Willacy County Drainage District No. 2. Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 946 87-0 (2021) Author: Eckhardt, Sarah Relating to the criteria considered by groundwater conservation districts before granting or denying a permit. Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
SB 1167 87-0 (2021) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to boundaries of the Anthem Municipal Utility District; affecting the authority to issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 1222 87-0 (2021) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the authority of a development corporation created by the Gulf Coast Authority to finance certain projects. Senate: Local Government Left pending in committee
SB 1333 87-0 (2021) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the right to remove property encroaching on areas owned or controlled by the Hidalgo County Drainage District Number 1. Senate: Local Government Left pending in committee
SB 1355 87-0 (2021) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 83; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 1676 87-0 (2021) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to certain rates and fees charged by water supply corporations. Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
SB 1891 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the effect of municipal annexation of territory in the Roman Forest Public Utility District No. 3. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SB 1892 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Lake Houston Dredging and Maintenance District; providing the authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 1957 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the authority for road projects of the Blaketree Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Montgomery County. Senate: Local Government No action taken in committee
SB 1959 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the provision of parks and recreational facilities by water districts. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SB 1987 87-0 (2021) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Shine, Hugh
Relating to the creation of the River Farm Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Bell County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2143 87-0 (2021) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the qualifications and method of electing directors of the High Point Special Utility District of Kaufman and Rockwall Counties. Senate: Local Government Left pending in committee
SB 2145 87-0 (2021) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 79; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2146 87-0 (2021) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Vasut, Cody
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 80; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2147 87-0 (2021) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Vasut, Cody
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 82; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2148 87-0 (2021) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Travis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 17. Senate: Local Government Left pending in committee
SB 2151 87-0 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 9A; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2152 87-0 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 232; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2153 87-0 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 251; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2156 87-0 (2021) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Water Control and Improvement District No. 10; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Left pending in committee
SB 2159 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 206; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds. Senate: Local Government Left pending in committee
SB 2161 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 202; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Left pending in committee
SB 2165 87-0 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 164; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SB 2166 87-0 (2021) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 580; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2170 87-0 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 249; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SB 2171 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Swanson, Valoree
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 579; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2172 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 200; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2173 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 207; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2174 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Toth, Steve
Relating to the division of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 152. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2176 87-0 (2021) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the powers and duties of the Franklin County Water District; providing authority to issue bonds. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2177 87-0 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Harris-Waller Counties Municipal Utility District No. 5; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2178 87-0 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 576; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2179 87-0 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 246; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2180 87-0 (2021) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Oliverson, Tom
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 581; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2182 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Toth, Steve
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 205; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2183 87-0 (2021) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the boundaries of, and validating certain acts and proceedings of, the Driftwood Conservation District. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 2184 87-0 (2021) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the authority of the Brazoria Drainage District Number Four to impose a maintenance tax and the validation of certain acts of the Brazoria Drainage District Number Four. Senate: Local Government Left pending in committee
SB 2185 87-0 (2021) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Canales, Terry
Relating to restrictions on certain special districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Local Government
Effective on 9/1/21
SB 2189 87-0 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Austin County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2192 87-0 (2021) Author: West, Royce Relating to the powers and duties of the Lancaster Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Dallas County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2193 87-0 (2021) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the creation of the Matthews Ranch Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Blanco County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2196 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Cleveland Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Left pending in committee
SB 2197 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 183; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2198 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Chambers County Municipal Utility District No. 7; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. Senate: Local Government Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2203 87-0 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 38; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SB 2204 87-0 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 250; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SB 2205 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the creation of the Hillcrest North Municipal Utility District of Wise County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2206 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the powers and duties of the Morningstar Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SB 2207 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Smith, Reggie
Relating to the creation of the Grayson County Municipal Utility District No. 8; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2208 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Stucky, Lynn
Relating to the creation of the Rocky Top Ranch Municipal Utility District of Denton County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2211 87-0 (2021) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the dissolution of the Angelina County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4. Senate: Local Government Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2215 87-0 (2021) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 253; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SB 2216 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the powers and duties of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 14; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2217 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the powers and duties of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 13; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2218 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 203; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Left pending in committee
SB 2219 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Smith, Reggie
Relating to the creation of the Heritage Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Grayson County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Local Government
Effective immediately
SB 2223 87-0 (2021) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the creation of the Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 27; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Referred to Local Government
SB 2229 87-0 (2021) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the powers of the Hidalgo County Drainage District Number 1; authorizing the issuance of bonds. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2234 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 210; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Left pending in committee
SB 2235 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 208; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2236 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 209; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2237 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the boundaries of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 70. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2239 87-0 (2021) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 86; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2240 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the creation of the High Pointe Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Denton County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2241 87-0 (2021) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 204; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2242 87-0 (2021) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the creation of the Medina County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Local Government
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2248 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the creation of the Mesquoakee Ranch Municipal Utility District of Collin County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2249 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the creation of the Uptown Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Collin County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2250 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the creation of the East Collin County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2251 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the creation of the Mustang Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Denton County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2253 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the creation of the LC Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Collin County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2254 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the creation of the Blue Meadow Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Collin County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2257 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the creation of the Northwest Denton County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2258 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the creation of the Clear Sky Municipal Utility District of Denton County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2259 87-0 (2021) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the creation of the Clear Sky Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Cooke County; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Local Government Recommendations filed with the Senate
HB 190 87-2 (2021) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the creation of the Lake Houston Dredging and Maintenance District; providing the authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees. Filed
HB 75 87-3 (2021) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the creation of the Lake Houston Dredging and Maintenance District; providing the authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees. Filed
HB 33 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to recommendations for the appointment of directors of the San Jacinto River Authority. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 358 86-0 (2019) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 365 86-0 (2019) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 481 86-0 (2019) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the storage and recovery of water in a portion of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 721 86-0 (2019) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the duty of the Texas Water Development Board to conduct studies of and prepare and submit reports on aquifer storage and recovery and aquifer recharge projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 722 86-0 (2019) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 726 86-0 (2019) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the regulation of groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
HB 911 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the creation and functions of the Lake Houston Watershed Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
HB 925 86-0 (2019) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Gateway Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1010 86-0 (2019) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to state and regional flood planning. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1019 86-0 (2019) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of certain water districts to exercise the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1053 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of certain navigation districts; authorizing the imposition of a tax. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1066 86-0 (2019) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1263 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to an order by the Brazoria Drainage District Number 4 to maintain certain infrastructure. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1304 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1321 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the Nueces River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1356 86-0 (2019) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to meetings for certain special purpose districts. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1379 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 565; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1433 86-0 (2019) Author: Bucy III, John Relating to the authority of a municipal utility district to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the district; creating an offense. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 1434 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the creation of the Brickston Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1488 86-0 (2019) Author: Harless, Sam
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to financing of recreational facilities by the Charterwood Municipal Utility District of Harris County; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1502 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the Lower Colorado River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1537 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the terms and election of the members of the board of directors of the Elm Creek Watershed Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1570 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the board of directors of the Rayburn Country Municipal Utility District. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1574 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the composition of the Riverbend Water Resources District and the terms of the board of directors of that district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1617 86-0 (2019) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the deadline by which the Texas Water Development Board is required to identify and designate brackish groundwater production zones for certain areas of the state. House: Natural Resources Considered in Calendars
HB 1672 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 375; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1673 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 376; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1674 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 377; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1676 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 378; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1677 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 379; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1678 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 380; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1697 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Wood Trace Municipal Utility District No. 4 of Montgomery County, Texas; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1820 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation of the Liberty County Drainage District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1829 86-0 (2019) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 225; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1875 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the times and dates of meetings of the boards of directors of certain political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1928 86-0 (2019) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of certain navigation districts. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1934 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 229; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1935 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 168; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1948 86-0 (2019) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the creation of the Caldwell County Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1958 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the territory, powers, and administration of the Gulf Coast Water Authority. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2060 86-0 (2019) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 233; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2105 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the territory and board of directors of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2201 86-0 (2019) Author: Goodwin, Vikki Relating to the date for the confirmation election for the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2215 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the approval of conservation and reclamation district petitions. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2252 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the territory of the Culberson County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2329 86-0 (2019) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the dissolution of the North Montague County Water Supply District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 2380 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 173; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2527 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to a requirement that certain water districts make audio and video recordings of open meetings available on the Internet. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2590 86-0 (2019) Author: Biedermann, Kyle
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of water districts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2671 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 569; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2729 86-0 (2019) Author: Minjarez, Ina
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the administration, duties, and operation of the Edwards Aquifer Authority; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2846 86-0 (2019) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the sale of the Allens Creek Reservoir project. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2923 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to changing the name of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2979 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation of the Liberty Grand Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3001 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the fiscal transparency of special purpose districts and other political subdivisions. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3019 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 234; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3020 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 238; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3047 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 167; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3093 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 195; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3094 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 198; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3095 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the board of directors and powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 214; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3099 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to standards for water management in certain areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
HB 3122 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 235; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3209 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 35; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3211 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 34; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3214 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3289 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the Nueces River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3374 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the powers and duties of the Cleveland Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Montgomery County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3422 86-0 (2019) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 231; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3442 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 566; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3560 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the authority of a county to implement a pilot program to reuse wastewater at county facilities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3577 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to permits for the production of groundwater in a designated brackish groundwater production zone in the Brush Country Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3663 86-0 (2019) Author: Frank, James B.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the powers and duties of the North Central Texas Municipal Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3770 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a pilot project conducted by the Texas Water Development Board regarding the real-time monitoring of the inundation and water quality of certain portions of the Rio Grande. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3781 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the creation of the Val Verde County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees, surcharges, and taxes. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3782 86-0 (2019) Author: Harless, Sam | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the right to remove property encroaching on areas owned or controlled by the Harris County Flood Control District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3843 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the use of a priority groundwater management area study in certain areas. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3913 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to an exception from required disclosure under the public information law for certain personal information obtained by certain flood control districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3998 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to the transfer of the administration of surface water rights permitting from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Texas Water Development Board and the regulation of groundwater; authorizing fees; authorizing civil penalties. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4002 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to a contested case hearing to identify a sensitive feature related to an Edwards Aquifer protection plan. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4011 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Jones Creek Flood Control and Improvement District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4172 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 4293 86-0 (2019) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the maintenance and operation of certain projects by certain drainage districts. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4385 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to information on certain municipal utility districts' Internet websites. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 4424 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the creation of the Clear Creek Watershed Regional Flood Control District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes; providing a civil penalty. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4436 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to the board of pilot commissioners for Harris County ports. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4438 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4505 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 178; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4509 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the metering of certain wells by the Panola County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4520 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Harris-Waller Counties Municipal Utility District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4628 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the powers and duties of Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 100. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4629 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the powers and duties of Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 101. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4630 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the creation of the Brazoria-Fort Bend Counties Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Received from the House
HB 4631 86-0 (2019) Author: Smith, Reggie
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the creation of the Grayson County Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4632 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the Red River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4634 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority; following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4636 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Orchard Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4638 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the creation of the Bear Creek Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Parker County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4639 86-0 (2019) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 237; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4640 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 176 of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4641 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 177 of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4642 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the powers and duties of the Rolling V Ranch Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Wise County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4643 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Wood Trace Water Control and Improvement District of Montgomery County, Texas; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4645 86-0 (2019) Author: Smith, Reggie
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the creation of the Grayson County Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4646 86-0 (2019) Author: Harless, Sam
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the powers and duties of the Cy-Champ Public Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4647 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to boundaries of the Anthem Municipal Utility District. House: Land & Resource Management Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4649 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the effect of municipal annexation of territory in the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 147. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4650 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 441; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4651 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 571; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4652 86-0 (2019) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 568; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Received from the House
HB 4654 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the board of directors and powers and duties of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 12; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4655 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the powers and duties of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 43; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4656 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the board of directors and powers and duties of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 13; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4659 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the board of directors and powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 436; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4660 86-0 (2019) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 239; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4666 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the modernization of the law governing the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas. House: Transportation
Senate: Texas Ports, Select
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4668 86-0 (2019) Author: Smith, Reggie
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the creation of the Howe Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4669 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the creation of the Northeast Burnet County Water District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4670 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 76; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Received from the House
HB 4671 86-0 (2019) Author: Goodwin, Vikki | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the powers and duties of the Ranch at Cypress Creek Municipal Utility District No. 1. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4672 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the powers and duties of the Collin County Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4673 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Chambers County Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4674 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Chambers County Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4675 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 222; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4677 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 161; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4678 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 162; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4679 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 163; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4681 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 164; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Land & Resource Management Received from the House
HB 4682 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 166; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4684 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 570; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4685 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 248; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4686 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 478; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4687 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 174; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4688 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 175; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4689 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation of the Round Rock Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4690 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the territory, powers, and administration of the Gulf Coast Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4691 86-0 (2019) Author: Goodwin, Vikki
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the creation of the Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 25; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4692 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 572; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4696 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 240; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4697 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the powers and duties of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 29; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4698 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the powers and duties of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 28; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4699 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the powers and duties of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 21; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4702 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 179; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4704 86-0 (2019) Author: Smith, Reggie
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the creation of the Double M Municipal Utility District of Grayson County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4707 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the amount of a tax imposed by the Sutton County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4708 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the powers and duties of the Lakehaven Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Land & Resource Management Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4709 86-0 (2019) Author: Smith, Reggie
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the creation of the Grayson County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4710 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 180; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4711 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to the conversion of the May Public Utility District to the Harris-Liberty Counties Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4712 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 7. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4713 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Magnolia Woods Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4718 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 77; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4719 86-0 (2019) Author: Stucky, Lynn
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the creation of the La La Ranch Municipal Utility District of Denton County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4720 86-0 (2019) Author: Stucky, Lynn
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the creation of the Burns Branch Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Denton County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4722 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to the conversion of the Liberty Public Utility District to the Liberty County Municipal Utility District No. 7; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Land & Resource Management Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4723 86-0 (2019) Author: Burns, DeWayne
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of the Belmont Municipal Utility District of Johnson County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4724 86-0 (2019) Author: Burns, DeWayne
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of the Dove Valley Ranch Municipal Utility District of Johnson County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4725 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the powers and duties of the Morningstar Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Parker County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4726 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the creation of the Cameron County Flood Control District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes and to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4728 86-0 (2019) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 241; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4729 86-0 (2019) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 242; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4732 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Tracy Relating to boundaries of the Anthem Municipal Utility District. House: Land & Resource Management Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4734 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the creation of the Green Tree Park Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4737 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to the appointment of directors of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4741 86-0 (2019) Author: Smith, Reggie
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the creation of the Grayson County Municipal Utility District No. 5; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4746 86-0 (2019) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the board of directors of the Boling Municipal Water District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4747 86-0 (2019) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the board of directors of the Boling Municipal Water District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4749 86-0 (2019) Author: Schaefer, Matt
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the creation of the Rose City Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 4761 86-0 (2019) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the board of directors of the Clear Lake City Water Authority. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HCR 181 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4686. Filed with the Secretary of State
HCR 187 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4712. Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 81 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the naming of a reservoir by certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 239 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Button, Angie | et. al.
Relating to meetings for certain special purpose districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 520 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the storage and recovery of water in a portion of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 528 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the limitation on the maintenance and operation tax of the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 578 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the composition of the Riverbend Water Resources District and the terms of the board of directors of that district. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 592 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Israel, Celia
Relating to the creation of the Brickston Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 606 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the Lower Colorado River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 625 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the Nueces River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 626 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority; following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 627 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the Red River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 669 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Goodwin, Vikki
Relating to the date for the confirmation election for the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 755 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of certain navigation districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 768 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the powers and duties of Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 100. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 769 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the powers and duties of Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 101. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 770 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the board of directors of the Rayburn Country Municipal Utility District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 800 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 851 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the award of attorney's fees and other costs in certain proceedings involving a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 871 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Cyrier, John
Relating to the creation of the Caldwell County Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 872 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Gateway Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 911 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the supervision of water districts by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 912 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the suspension of operations of water districts that have failed to follow a court order or administrative directive by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 954 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to jointly holding elections on uniform election dates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1010 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to rules adopted by groundwater conservation districts overlying a common aquifer. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1038 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria-Fort Bend Counties Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1041 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to the deadline by which the Texas Water Development Board is required to identify and designate brackish groundwater production zones for certain areas of the state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1043 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the territory, powers, and administration of the Gulf Coast Water Authority. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 1108 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the dissolution of certain general law districts. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1126 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 173; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 1371 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the creation of the Liberty Grand Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1392 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the territory of the Culberson County Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1422 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Cyrier, John
Relating to the creation of the Maxwell Special Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose fees and assessments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1496 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a pilot project conducted by the Texas Water Development Board regarding the real-time monitoring of the inundation and water quality of certain portions of the Rio Grande. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1606 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to payments in lieu of taxes made by certain conservation and reclamation districts on property used as a reservoir. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1647 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the administration, duties, and operation of the Edwards Aquifer Authority; authorizing a fee. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1732 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela Relating to a requirement that certain water districts make audio and video recordings of open meetings available on the Internet. House: County Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to County Affairs
SB 1810 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the conversion or dissolution of certain conservation and reclamation districts. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1842 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to permits for the production of groundwater in a designated brackish groundwater production zone in the Brush Country Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1873 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to changing the name of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1916 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to an exception from required disclosure under the public information law for certain personal information obtained by certain flood control districts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2027 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the standard of judicial review for a suit involving a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 2041 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the terms and election of the members of the board of directors of the Elm Creek Watershed Authority. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2072 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Paul, Dennis
Relating to the authority of a development corporation created by the Gulf Coast Authority to finance certain projects. House: International Relations & Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2097 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the fiscal transparency of special purpose districts and other political subdivisions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2221 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the powers and duties of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas. Senate: Texas Ports, Select Referred to Texas Ports, Select
SB 2222 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the board of pilot commissioners for Harris County ports. Senate: Texas Ports, Select Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2324 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to a study of the best practices of river authorities. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 2449 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Paul, Dennis
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 568; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2450 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the powers and duties of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 43; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2453 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 178; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2455 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the territory and board of directors of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2457 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 175; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2458 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Wood Trace Municipal Utility District No. 4 of Montgomery County, Texas; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2460 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Wood Trace Water Control and Improvement District of Montgomery County, Texas; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2462 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 161; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2463 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 162; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2464 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 163; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2465 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 166; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2466 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 174; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2467 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the board of directors and powers and duties of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 12; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2469 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 76; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2473 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 34; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Transmitted to the Governor
SB 2474 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Calanni, Gina
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 569; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2475 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Calanni, Gina
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 380; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2476 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Waller County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Transmitted to the Governor
SB 2477 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Calanni, Gina
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 377; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2478 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Calanni, Gina
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 378; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2479 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 35; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Transmitted to the Governor
SB 2481 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 164; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2484 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the board of directors and powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 214; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2489 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 198; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2490 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 231; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2491 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 566; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2492 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 195; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2493 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 235; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2494 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Harris-Waller Counties Municipal Utility District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2495 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 238; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2496 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 229; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2497 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 168; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2498 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation of the Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 25; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2500 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 180; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2501 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the effect of municipal annexation of territory in the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 147. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2504 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Magnolia Woods Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2507 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the territory, powers, and administration of the Gulf Coast Water Authority. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 2508 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the board of directors and powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 436; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2509 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 240; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2510 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 570; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2511 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 478; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2512 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 229; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2513 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 238; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2514 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 222; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2516 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 179; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2517 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Bailes, Ernest
Relating to the conversion of the May Public Utility District to the Harris-Liberty Counties Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2519 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Orchard Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2520 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the powers and duties of the Cy-Champ Public Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2521 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Oliverson, Tom
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 248; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2522 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 571; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2523 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 572; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2524 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Calanni, Gina
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 375; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2525 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Calanni, Gina
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 376; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2526 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Calanni, Gina
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 379; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2527 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Bailes, Ernest
Relating to the conversion of the Liberty Public Utility District to the Liberty County Municipal Utility District No. 7; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2528 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 176 of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2529 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 177 of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2530 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat
Sponsor: Smith, Reggie
Relating to the creation of the Van Alstyne Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Collin County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 2532 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the creation of the Grayson County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2533 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 242; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2534 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Oliverson, Tom
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 441; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2535 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat
Sponsor: Sanford, Scott
Relating to the powers and duties of the Lakehaven Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2536 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the creation of the Howe Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2538 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 77; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2539 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Chambers County Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2540 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Chambers County Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2541 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the powers and duties of the Rolling V Ranch Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Wise County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2543 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the powers and duties of the Ranch at Cypress Creek Municipal Utility District No. 1. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2545 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the creation of the Double M Municipal Utility District of Grayson County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2546 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the powers and duties of the Collin County Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2547 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the creation of the Grayson County Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2548 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to boundaries of the Anthem Municipal Utility District. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2549 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the creation of the Grayson County Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2550 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the creation of the Bear Creek Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Parker County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2552 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Canales, Terry
Relating to the administration of the Agua Special Utility District; creating a criminal offense. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 2554 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the board of directors of the Clear Lake City Water Authority. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2556 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the modernization of the law governing the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas. Senate: Texas Ports, Select Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2558 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Lone Oak Farm Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 180 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the review of groundwater conservation districts by the state auditor. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 549 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District of certain property subject to a tax abatement agreement with the district and to the validation of certain actions of the district. House: Ways & Means Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 623 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the authority of a municipality to remove directors of certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 645 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to regulation of production of wells for retail public utilities by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 651 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the election date of the board of directors of the Rusk County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 886 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the powers and election dates of the Hemphill County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 922 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the creation of the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 999 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to requiring the election of directors of certain districts to be held on a uniform election date. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1045 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to the dissolution of a special utility district after the transfer of all obligations and services. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 1056 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the authority of certain water districts to exercise the power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1186 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District of certain property subject to a tax abatement agreement with the district and to the validation of certain actions of the district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1207 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the powers and duties of the Kaufman County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1-A; providing authority to issue bonds and levy assessments. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1208 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the powers and duties of the Kaufman County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1-D; providing authority to issue bonds and levy assessments. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1271 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike | et. al. Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1272 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the posting of election notices on bills or invoices sent to residents by municipal utility districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 1318 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to regulation of production of wells for retail public utilities by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1331 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 224; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1394 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the administration of the Port of Houston Authority. House: Transportation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1439 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to providing road district powers to the Wood Trace Municipal Utility District No. 3 of Montgomery County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1440 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 154; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1445 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to providing road district powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 130; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1448 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to providing road district powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 131; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1455 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 552; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1523 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the creation of the Southwest Travis County Special Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose fees and assessments. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1528 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1603 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to certain powers and duties of the Palo Duro River Authority of Texas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
No action taken in committee
HB 1607 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the posting of notices of elections and candidate filing procedures on bills or invoices sent to residents by municipal utility districts. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1664 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to providing road powers to the Wood Trace Municipal Utility District No. 1, of Montgomery County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1709 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al.
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Bois D'Arc Island Levee Improvement District of Dallas and Kaufman Counties. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1728 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by certain special districts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1920 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the Palo Duro River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1946 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the incontestability of certain contracts or leases submitted to the attorney general by certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1962 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 69; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1963 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 70; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2012 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the requirements for meetings of certain special districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 2031 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to the creation of the Cresson Crossroads Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2064 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to quorum and voting requirements for the transaction of business by the board of the Irving Flood Control District Section III of Dallas County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2075 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to the creation of the Cresson Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Hood County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2127 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the authority of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District to regulate certain water wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2134 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Trinity Lakes Municipal Utility District of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2136 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to flood control storage requirements established by the Fort Bend County Drainage District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 2180 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the Sulphur River Basin Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2220 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the powers and duties of the West Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 21; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2358 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to eligible voters in a confirmation election for a conservation and reclamation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 2363 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to export fees charged by the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District; changing a fee. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2364 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the disqualification of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2377 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2378 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2424 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the territory of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2460 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the board of commissioners of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County. House: Texas Ports, Innovation & Infrastructure, Select
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 2499 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the disposition of real property interests by navigation districts and port authorities. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2504 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the compensation provided to the governing body of certain special districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2540 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the conversion of the Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency to the Alliance Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose fees. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 2565 85-0 (2017) Author: Stucky, Lynn
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the powers and duties of the Big Sky Municipal Utility District of Denton County and the Smiley Road Water Control and Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2566 85-0 (2017) Author: Stucky, Lynn
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the Denton County Municipal Utility District No. 9; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2592 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the powers and duties of a designated officer of a navigation district. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2593 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to franchises granted by navigation districts. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2624 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 157; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Received from the House
HB 2625 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 158; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Received from the House
HB 2681 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Blaketree Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Received from the House
HB 2687 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the creation of the Lago Bello Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Harris County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2740 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Panola County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2803 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 2825 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the dissolution of a levee improvement district by a commissioners court. House: County Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2851 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the creation of the Onion Creek Watershed Hays and Travis Counties Flood Control District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose assessments and fees. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2912 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the New Fairview Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2938 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the Sienna Plantation Levee Improvement District of Fort Bend County, Texas. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2987 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Denton County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 4 and 5; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
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HB 3028 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to groundwater ownership and rights. House: Natural Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3037 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the definition of groundwater management areas to coincide with major and minor aquifers and the joint planning process in those areas. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3038 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the explanatory reports issued by the district representatives in groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3043 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the joint planning process for groundwater management. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3071 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the equalization of the rates of production fees charged on certain wells by the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District; authorizing an increase in the rate of the fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3126 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the Jeff Davis County Underground Water Conservation District; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3166 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the consideration of modeled sustainable groundwater pumping in the adoption of desired future conditions in groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 3185 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to fees charged by the Rolling Plains Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3219 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Meyer Ranch Municipal Utility District of Comal County; affecting an existing limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3225 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to elections held by the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3417 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the criteria considered by groundwater conservation districts before granting or denying a permit. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 3497 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to a groundwater conservation district's use of electronic fund transfers. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3545 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3605 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the removal of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District for missed meetings. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3674 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the certification of unopposed candidates for the board of directors of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
HB 3677 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the creation of the Heart of Texas Aquifer District and the dissolution of certain groundwater conservation districts; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or surcharges. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3839 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the plugging or capping of abandoned, deteriorated, open, or uncovered water wells in the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3988 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the authority of a county to implement a pilot program to reuse wastewater at county facilities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4017 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to administrative completeness requirements for permit and permit amendment applications for groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4050 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to exports of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4051 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the notice requirements for bills proposing the creation of or annexation of land to certain special purpose districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 4162 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to exports of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4164 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the procedures for adopting a moratorium on the issuance of permits by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4166 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the applicability of certain rules when considering an application for a permit to drill or operate a well. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4183 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the administration of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 4235 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the sunset review of certain groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4270 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the Anthem Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4272 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 554; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4273 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the creation of the North Hays County Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4274 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District's groundwater reduction plan. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4277 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 50; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4278 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the powers and duties and election of the board of directors of the West Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 3. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4283 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the conversion of the Grand Northwest Municipal Utility District to the Grand Northwest Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4285 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 130; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4287 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the powers and duties of the Smiley Road Water Control and Improvement District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4291 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the fees charged by the Colorado County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4298 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 553; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4301 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation of the Driftwood Conservation District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4302 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to the dissolution of the Central Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4305 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to granting road powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 100; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Received from the House
HB 4306 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to providing road powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 101; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Received from the House
HB 4309 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation of the Driftwood Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4310 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4311 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4312 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4313 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 4; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4314 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 5; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4318 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to the creation of the River Ranch Municipal Utility District of Liberty County and the Riverside Municipal Utility District of Liberty County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4319 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 159; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4322 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the creation of the Val Verde County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees, surcharges, and taxes. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4323 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to the creation of the Kendall County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4324 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 61; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4325 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the Wise County Municipal Utility District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4327 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the creation of the Southwest Travis County Special Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose fees and assessments. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4329 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the authority of the Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 3 to enter into certain agreements relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain property located in the district. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4331 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the powers and duties of the Far North Fort Worth Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Tarrant and Wise Counties; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4332 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the dissolution of the Angelina County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3 and the territory of the Angelina County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4334 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to certain municipal utility districts; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4335 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the creation of the Willacy County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 4336 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the creation of the Greenshores Fresh Water Supply District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4337 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the authority of a municipality to remove directors of the North Texas Municipal Water District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4339 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt Relating to notice of the deadline for an application for a place on the ballot for the election of and eligibility of directors of the Northwest Dallas County Flood Control District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4340 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 34; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4345 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the creation of the Rio de Vida Municipal Utility District No. 1 and the creation of the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose taxes and fees; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 4348 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the creation of the Vision East Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HCR 160 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4310. Filed
HCR 161 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4311. Filed
HCR 162 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4312. Filed
HCR 163 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4313. Filed
HCR 164 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4314. Filed
HR 2619 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2014. Reported enrolled
HR 2622 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 4345. Reported enrolled
SB 248 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Shine, Hugh | et. al.
Relating to the dissolution of the Chisholm Trail Special Utility District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 308 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the Sulphur River Basin Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Committee. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 309 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the Palo Duro River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 321 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Bailes, Ernest
Relating to the creation of the River Ranch Municipal Utility District of Liberty County and the Riverside Municipal Utility District of Liberty County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 324 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the authority of the Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 3 to enter into certain agreements relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain property located in the district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 443 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the Rayford Road Municipal Utility District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 554 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to notice requirements for certain special districts that hold board meetings outside the district. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 689 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the powers and election dates of the Hemphill County Underground Water Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 726 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to elections held by the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 749 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Cyrier, John
Relating to certain charges by the Bastrop County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2; authorizing an increase in a fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 774 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 814 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Canales, Terry
Relating to the board of directors of the Agua Special Utility District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 851 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the requirements for meetings of certain special districts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 865 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Burns, DeWayne
Relating to a groundwater conservation district's use of electronic fund transfers. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 904 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Burns, DeWayne
Relating to the creation of the Cresson Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Hood County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 905 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Burns, DeWayne
Relating to the creation of the Cresson Crossroads Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 964 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the Jeff Davis County Underground Water Conservation District; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 991 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to providing road powers to the Wood Trace Municipal Utility District No. 1, of Montgomery County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 992 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to providing road district powers to the Wood Trace Municipal Utility District No. 3 of Montgomery County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 993 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to providing road district powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 131; providing authority to issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 994 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to providing road district powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 130; providing authority to issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 995 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 154; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 996 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Trinity Lakes Municipal Utility District of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1009 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to administrative completeness requirements for permit and permit amendment applications for groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1042 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 69; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1043 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 70; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1067 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the dissolution of the Chisholm Trail Special Utility District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Special Purpose Districts
SB 1085 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Roberts, Kevin
Relating to the certification of unopposed candidates for the board of directors of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1118 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Blaketree Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1129 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to franchises granted by navigation districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1131 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the powers and duties of a designated officer of a navigation district. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1168 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the disqualification of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 1175 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the dissolution of water districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1197 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to fees charged by the Rolling Plains Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing a fee. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1198 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the conversion of the Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency to the Alliance Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose fees. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1239 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the authority of a municipality to remove directors of the North Texas Municipal Water District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1256 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to export fees charged by the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District; changing a fee. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1261 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 157; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1268 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the taxing power of the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1312 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the deadline for adoption of desired future conditions in groundwater conservation districts. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1392 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to groundwater conservation districts. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1395 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1423 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the supervision of water districts by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1469 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to an election for the removal of a director serving on the board of directors of certain water districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1479 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Panola County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1526 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 158; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1528 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the joint planning process for groundwater management. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1814 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the transference of certain territory from one groundwater conservation district to another. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1864 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the administration of the Port of Houston Authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1987 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the notice and procedural requirements for bills proposing the creation of or annexation of land to certain special purpose districts. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1988 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2014 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Schubert, Leighton
Relating to the administration of certain water districts. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2068 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the plugging or capping of abandoned, deteriorated, open, or uncovered water wells in the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 2243 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to the powers and duties and election of the board of directors of the West Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 3. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2245 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the creation of the North Hays County Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2250 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2251 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 224; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2252 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to granting road powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 100; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 2253 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to providing road powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 101; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 2254 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the powers and duties of the Needmore Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 and the territory of the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District and the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2257 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 554; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2258 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the conversion of the Grand Northwest Municipal Utility District to the Grand Northwest Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2260 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 130; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2261 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 50; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2262 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Burns, DeWayne
Relating to the dissolution of the Central Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 2263 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the powers and duties of the Lerin Hills Municipal Utility District of Kendall County; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2267 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 555; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2268 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 159; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2273 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the creation of the Kendall County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2274 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the creation of the Lakewood Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2275 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the creation of the Lakewood Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2277 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the creation of the Lakewood Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2280 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Wilson, Terry M.
Relating to the name of the Burnet County Municipal Utility District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2282 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Ashby, Trent
Relating to the dissolution of the Angelina County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3 and the territory of the Angelina County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2284 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 544; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2285 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the boundaries of the Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 58. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2287 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 525. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2290 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 557; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 2292 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the powers and duties of the Meyer Ranch Municipal Utility District of Comal County; affecting an existing limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective immediately
SB 2295 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2296 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2297 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2298 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 4; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2299 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 5; providing authority to impose an assessment. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SR 936 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 2014. Reported enrolled
HB 26 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the regulation of groundwater. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
HB 27 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the development of brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
HB 275 85-1 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
HB 322 85-1 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the sunset review of the Red River Authority of Texas. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 111 85-1 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the sunset review of the Red River Authority of Texas. Filed
HB 30 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the development of seawater and brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 96 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the authority of the Cash Special Utility District to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
HB 200 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of groundwater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 898 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the confidentiality of certain water well reports. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 950 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the review of groundwater conservation districts by the state auditor. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 995 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the establishment of stormwater control and recapture planning authorities in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1068 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 216; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1074 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 145; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1111 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the powers and duties of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 23; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1191 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the regulation of commercial development of groundwater in certain areas. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 1235 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the annexation of certain territory by the Wise County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1236 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil Relating to the powers and duties of the Morningstar Ranch Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 1 and 2 of Parker County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1248 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the renewal or amendment of certain permits issued by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 1275 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the audit of river authorities by the state auditor's office. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1290 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the sunset review of river authorities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1336 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to fees of office for the Velasco Drainage District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1372 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of the Cotton Center Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1402 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the creation of the Coates Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts No action taken in committee
HB 1421 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Plains Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1459 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the powers and duties of the West Harris County Regional Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 1471 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the territory and board of the Canyon Regional Water Authority. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 1635 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the management of groundwater, including the classification of and the obtaining of information regarding groundwater and the formulation of desired future conditions by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1856 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the renewal or amendment of certain permits issued by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1919 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the applicability of certain provisions concerning invasive species. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2091 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 4, 5, and 6; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2092 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the road powers of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 182. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2132 84-0 (2015) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to certain exemptions from the requirement to obtain a permit from a groundwater conservation district; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2173 84-0 (2015) Author: Rinaldi, Matt Relating to quorum and voting requirements for the transaction of business by the board of the Irving Flood Control District Section III of Dallas County. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2389 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the use of sales tax revenue collected under certain contracts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2401 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the powers of the Crosswinds Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds for road projects. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2432 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by certain special districts. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2501 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the powers and duties of the Shale Creek Water Control and Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds, impose a tax, and levy assessments for roadway purposes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2508 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the powers and duties of the Alpha Ranch Water Control and Improvement District of Denton and Wise Counties; providing authority to issue bonds, impose a tax, and levy assessments for roadway purposes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2509 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the powers and duties of the Brookfield Water Control and Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds, impose a tax, and levy assessments for roadway purposes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2528 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the authority of a water district to accept donations to fund certain economic development programs. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2552 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the powers and duties of the Canyon Falls Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Denton County; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2622 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District of certain property subject to a tax abatement agreement with the district and to the validation of certain actions of the district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 2654 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the authority of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District to regulate certain water wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2832 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the powers and duties of the North Fort Bend Water Authority. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2985 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to requiring the election of directors of certain districts to be held on a uniform election date. House: Natural Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3063 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the compensation of the board of directors of the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3081 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 68; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3099 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the effect of municipal annexation of the Venable Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Denton County; affecting the authority to impose a tax. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3206 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the powers, rights, and duties of the Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 2. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 3286 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the dissolution of the Rebecca Creek Municipal Utility District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3355 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to exempting certain water districts from review and supervision by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of district bond packages and projects. Filed
HB 3356 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to regulation of production of wells for retail public utilities by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3397 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to water intake requirements for the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 3405 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the territory, jurisdiction, and powers of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District, including its authority to regulate certain wells for the production of groundwater; imposing a cap on certain fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3406 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the territory of the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing the regulation of certain wells for the production of groundwater. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3407 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to limiting certain powers of the Goforth Special Utility District. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3545 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the establishment of an infrastructure improvement council by the Rio Grande Regional Water Authority; providing authority to impose a voluntary assessment. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3597 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to exports of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3720 84-0 (2015) Author: Schubert, Leighton | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District to use revenue from export fees to fund road and water infrastructure projects. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3788 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the information required to be included in a regional water plan and the use of that information by the regional water planning group in developing the plan. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3813 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the purpose and operation of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3858 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Bend Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4038 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the creation of the Western Travis County Groundwater Conservation District; providing general law authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4125 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 111; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4126 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 218; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4127 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Foster Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4128 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 147; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4129 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 22; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4130 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the qualifications and method of electing directors of the Jonah Water Special Utility District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4132 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 21; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4133 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 23; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4134 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 20; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4139 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 141; providing authority to issue bonds and impose taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4140 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 148; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4141 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 191; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4142 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 150; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4143 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 152; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4144 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to civil liability of the board of directors of the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4145 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 151; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4146 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 149; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4148 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to compensation and reimbursement of expenses for the board of directors of the Refugio County Drainage District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4153 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery-Grimes Counties Municipal Utility District No. 146; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4159 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation of the Bell County Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4160 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation of the Burnet County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4161 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 538; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4162 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 539; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4163 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 540; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4164 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 541; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4165 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 545; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4167 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the territory of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 465. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4168 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the composition of the board of directors and the powers of the Gulf Coast Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4171 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 219; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4174 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of a defined area in the Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4175 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to eminent domain powers of certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4176 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the territory, board, and operation of the Lake Cities Municipal Utility Authority. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4180 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the conversion of the Harris-Fort Bend Counties Municipal Utility District No. 4 to the Katy Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4183 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation of the Hays County Municipal Utility District No. 7; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4184 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the Hays County Development District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4185 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the powers and duties of the Headwaters Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4187 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to renaming the Corn Hill Regional Water Authority as the Lone Star Regional Water Authority; altering the governing body's membership. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4188 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the powers and duties of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 35; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4189 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the powers and duties of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 36; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4190 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 546; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4191 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the powers and duties of the West Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 5; providing authority to impose an impact fee. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4193 84-0 (2015) Author: Spitzer, Stuart Relating to the creation of the Kaufman County Municipal Utility District No. 15; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4194 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the ownership and operation of autonomous motor vehicles in LaSalle Municipal Utility District Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4195 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to qualifications of members of the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4196 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 65 of Fort Bend County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds payable from taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4197 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the powers and duties of the Pine Forest Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4198 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 543; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4200 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the boundaries of the Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 58. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4201 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 544; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4202 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the substitution of land within the boundaries of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 157 after the approval or issuance of district bonds payable wholly or partly from taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4203 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the substitution of land within the boundaries of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 159 after the approval or issuance of district bonds payable wholly or partly from taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4204 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 33; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4205 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to powers and duties of the Porter Special Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain in the defined areas or designated property; providing authority to establish defined areas or designated property, to issue bonds, and to impose taxes for the benefit of defined areas or designated property. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4206 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the powers and duties of the Dowdell Public Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4207 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Aransas County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax; providing general law authority to impose fees and surcharges. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4208 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 153; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4211 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the creation of the F.M. 2920/Becker Road Municipal Utility District of Harris County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4214 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the creation of the Legacy Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HCR 138 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1919. Signed by the Governor
HCR 139 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 30. Signed by the Governor
HCR 148 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 928. Filed
HCR 149 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3405. Signed by the Governor
HR 3507 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 928. Reported enrolled
SB 305 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of the Cotton Center Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 523 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the sunset review of river authorities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 552 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the creation of the Coates Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 580 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to water intake requirements for the Lower Colorado River Authority. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 611 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the confidentiality of certain water well reports. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 792 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to authorizing the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District to use revenue from export fees to fund road and water infrastructure projects. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 854 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the renewal or amendment of certain permits issued by groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 855 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the territory and board of the Canyon Regional Water Authority. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 863 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the audit of river authorities by the state auditor's office. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 946 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 145; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 997 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the road powers of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 182. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Corrected comm. report printed & distributed
SB 998 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 216; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Special Purpose Districts
SB 999 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 4, 5, and 6; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1000 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the use of sales tax revenue collected under certain contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 1001 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 545; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1002 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 540; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1051 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the powers and duties of the North Fort Bend Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1138 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 68; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1162 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1206 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Plains Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1297 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the compensation of the board of directors of the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1360 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Aransas County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax; providing general law authority to impose fees and surcharges. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1365 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the territory of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 465. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1421 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the management of groundwater, including the classification of and the obtaining of information regarding groundwater and the formulation of desired future conditions by a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1422 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an infrastructure improvement council by the Rio Grande Regional Water Authority; providing authority to impose a voluntary assessment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 1439 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the territory of the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing the regulation of certain wells for the production of groundwater. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1440 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the territory, jurisdiction, board composition, elections, and powers of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District, including its authority to regulate certain wells for the production of groundwater; imposing a cap on certain fees. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1459 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the powers and duties of the West Harris County Regional Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1531 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the use of revenue derived from oil and gas by the Tarrant Regional Water District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1598 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to an interim study regarding the composition of the Lower Colorado River Authority board of directors. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1634 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to limiting certain powers of the Goforth Special Utility District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1663 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to exempting certain water districts from review and supervision by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of district bond packages and projects. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1747 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the establishment of an infrastructure improvement council by the Rio Grande Regional Water Authority. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1815 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Bend Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2002 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 111 and to the creation of the F.M. 2920/Becker Road Municipal Utility District of Harris County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees, assessments, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2007 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 219; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2008 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 539; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2009 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 541; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2010 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 20; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2011 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 21; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2012 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 22; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2013 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 538; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2014 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 23; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2015 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Keough, Mark
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 152; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 2023 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 191; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Placed on local & uncontested calendar
SB 2024 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Montgomery-Grimes Counties Municipal Utility District No. 146; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Placed on local & uncontested calendar
SB 2025 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 147; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 2026 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 150; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2027 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 149; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2028 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 151; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2032 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the powers and duties of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 36; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2033 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the powers and duties of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 35; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2035 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the conversion of the Harris-Fort Bend Counties Municipal Utility District No. 4 to the Katy Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 2036 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 218; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2037 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 543; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2039 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 546; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2040 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 544; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Special Purpose Districts
SB 2049 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to qualifications of members of the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 2052 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 141; providing authority to issue bonds and impose taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Placed on local & uncontested calendar
SB 2053 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Riddle, Debbie
Relating to the powers and duties of the Pine Forest Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2056 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 148; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2057 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the creation of the Double R Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 1 and 2 of Hunt County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 2060 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the boundaries of the Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 58. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2061 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to powers and duties of the Porter Special Utility District; providing authority to establish defined areas or designated property, to issue bonds, and to impose taxes for the benefit of defined areas or designated property; granting a limited power of eminent domain in the defined areas or designated property. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2064 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 153; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2066 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Schaefer, Matt
Relating to the creation of the Rose City Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 2069 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the powers and duties of the Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 18; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2070 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the powers and duties of the Headwaters Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2071 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the dissolution of the Rebecca Creek Municipal Utility District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2072 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the creation of the Hays County Municipal Utility District No. 7; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Special Purpose Districts
SB 2073 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the Hays County Development District No. 1. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2074 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the creation of the Legacy Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2075 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the annexation and eminent domain powers of and the development of certain wastewater projects by the Needmore Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SR 1068 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 928. Reported enrolled
HB 64 83-0 (2013) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the liability of and the validation of certain acts of the Midland County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 168 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts; providing clarification of existing authority with regard to the imposition or use of certain assessments, fees, or taxes; providing authority to change a fee or repeal a tax. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 436 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the authority to issue bonds of the Rockett Special Utility District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 589 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 635 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the sunset review of the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 701 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the Corn Hill Regional Water Authority; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 752 83-0 (2013) Author: Longoria, Oscar
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the types of entities that are considered municipal water suppliers for purposes of the law governing the effect of the subdivision of certain land on certain irrigation water rights. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 776 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the McMullen Groundwater Conservation District; providing for the imposition of and limiting the rate at which the district may impose an ad valorem tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 822 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the Edwards Aquifer Authority's power to regulate the transportation of groundwater out of certain counties. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 839 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the powers, duties, and compensation of the board of directors of the Duval County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 890 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the conversion of the West Travis County Public Utility Agency to the Hill Country Regional Water Authority and to the creation of the Hill Country Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue revenue bonds or notes; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty; providing authority to impose fees. House: Special Purpose Districts Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 907 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 935 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the powers and duties of the Willow Point Municipal Utility District of Fort Bend and Waller Counties; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 964 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 529; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 971 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the creation of the Leander TODD Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Williamson County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 995 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 19; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 998 83-0 (2013) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to the appropriation of money from the general revenue fund to the Texas Water Development Board to provide a grant to the Angelina and Neches River Authority to be used by the authority for the purpose of obtaining preconstruction permits or other authorizations for the proposed Lake Columbia reservoir project. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1034 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the creation of the Cotton Center Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Caldwell County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 1157 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 136; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1214 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the irrigation powers and functions of certain water districts; providing authority for a district by rule to change fees; clarifying a district's authority to impose certain assessments. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1218 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 536; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 1260 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 132; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1277 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the powers and duties of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 35; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1301 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 206; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1324 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to exclusion of land from certain water districts that fail to provide service to the land; clarifying and limiting the authority of those districts with outstanding bonds payable from ad valorem taxes to impose taxes on excluded land; providing for a financial review. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1330 83-0 (2013) Author: Goldman, Craig
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Benbrook Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1332 83-0 (2013) Author: Frank, James Relating to the administration and powers of the Red River Authority of Texas. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1339 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the authority of certain water districts to hold meetings by teleconference or videoconference. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1345 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the authority of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District to regulate certain water wells. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 1354 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation of the Leander Hills Municipal Utility District of Williamson County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1355 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation of the North San Gabriel Municipal Utility District of Williamson County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1356 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 477; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1361 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to validating certain acts of the Lower Nueces River Water Supply District transferring real property rights. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1385 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 139; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1386 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Harris-Waller Counties Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 1387 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 17; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 1460 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the use of land and water for wildlife management. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1492 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 140; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1506 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 106; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1547 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John <