Natural Resources Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Sam Bacarisse
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.104
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-0802

Committee Members

Chair

King

Rep. King,
Tracy O.

Vice Chair

Harris

Rep. Harris,
Cody

 

Bowers

Rep. Bowers,
Rhetta Andrews

 

Kacal

Rep. Kacal,
Kyle J.

 

Larson

Rep. Larson,
Lyle

 

Lucio III

Rep. Lucio III,
Eddie

 

Paul

Rep. Paul,
Dennis

 

Price

Rep. Price,
Four

 

Ramos

Rep. Ramos,
Ana-Maria

 

Walle

Rep. Walle,
Armando

 

Wilson

Rep. Wilson,
Terry M.

Jurisdiction:

Sec. 25. NATURAL RESOURCES. The committee shall have 11
members, with jurisdiction over all matters pertaining to:
(1) the conservation of the natural resources of
Texas;
(2) the control and development of land and water and
land and water resources, including the taking, storing, control,
and use of all water in the state, and its appropriation and
allocation;
(3) irrigation, irrigation companies, and irrigation
districts, and their incorporation, management, and powers;
(4) the creation, modification, and regulation of
groundwater conservation districts, water supply districts, water
control and improvement districts, conservation and reclamation
districts, and all similar organs of local government dealing with
water and water supply not otherwise assigned by these rules to
another standing committee;
(5) oversight of the Texas Commission on Environmental
Quality as it relates to the regulation of water resources; and
(6) the following state agencies: the Office of
Canadian River Compact Commissioner for Texas, the Office of Pecos
River Compact Commissioner for Texas, the Office of Red River
Compact Commissioner for Texas, the Office of Rio Grande Compact
Commissioner for Texas, the Office of Sabine River Compact
Commissioners for Texas, the Southwestern States Water Commission,
and the Texas Water Development Board.