Natural Resources Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Elizabeth Fazio
  • Address:
  • EXT E2.104
  • Phone:
  • (512)463-0802

Committee Members

Chair 

House Member

Rep. Ritter, Allan

Vice Chair 

House Member

Rep. Johnson, Eric

 

House Member

Rep. Ashby, Trent

 

House Member

Rep. Bonnen, Dennis

 

House Member

Rep. Callegari, Bill

 

House Member

Rep. Keffer, James L. "Jim"

 

House Member

Rep. King, Tracy O.

 

House Member

Rep. Larson, Lyle

 

House Member

Rep. Lucio III, Eddie

 

House Member

Rep. Martinez Fischer, Trey

 

House Member

Rep. Miller, Doug

Jurisdiction:

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 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;
(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 Offi ce of Red River Compact Commissioner for
Texas, the Offi ce of Rio Grande Compact Commissioner for Texas, the Offi ce of
Sabine River Compact Administrator for Texas, the Multi-State Water Resources
Planning Commission, and the Texas Water Development Board.