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House Committee on Natural Resources

 

Position          Member

Chair:           

Vice Chair:   

Members:    

                     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clerk:    

Phone:  

Room:    

Rep. Lyle Larson

Rep. Metcalf

REp. Dominguez

Rep. Farrar

Rep. Harris

Rep. King of Uvalde

Rep. Lang

Rep. Nevarez

Rep. Oliverson

Rep. Price

Rep. Ramos

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The House Committee on Natural Resources has 11 members, with jurisdiction over all matters pertaining to:

 

  • The conservation of natural resources of Texas

  • 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

  • Irrigation, irrigation companies, and irrigation districts, and their incorporation, management and powers

  • The creation, modification, and regulation of groundwater conservation districts and the 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

  • Oversight of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as it relates to the regulation of water resources

  • 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 Commissioner for Texas, the Multi-State Water Resources Planning Commission, and the Texas Water Development Board

    • Permanent Sub Committee: on special water districts

      • Not less than 5 members to consider all matters pertaining to:

      • The organization and operation of special water districts

      • The powers and duties of the districts

      • The districts' role in the conservation of natural resources and the control and development of       land and water in the state