Bill

HB 4690

86(R) - 2019
House Natural Resources
Senate Water & Rural Affairs
House Natural Resources
Senate Water & Rural Affairs

Contact the Author

Ed Thompson

Phone:

512-463-0720

Capitol Office:

CAP 3S.6

Email:

Vote Recommendation

Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral

Author(s)

Ed Thompson

Sponsor(s)

Larry Taylor

Bill Caption

Relating to the territory, powers, and administration of the Gulf Coast Water Authority.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated. 

Bill Analysis

HB 4690 would expand the territory of the Gulf Coast Water Authority to include Brazoria and Fort Bend Counties. The bill would also authorize bonds, establish various duties, and grant rulemaking authority to the new territory. The purpose of this expansion would be for the construction of new water infrastructure in Brazoria and Fort Bend Counties. The bill would make various updates to the board of directors, including the process for removal. 

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action remains neutral on HB 4690 as it is a local bill which does not affect our liberty principles.

Contact the Author

Ed Thompson

Phone:

512-463-0720

Capitol Office:

CAP 3S.6

Email: