HB 2846

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

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Lyle Larson


Will Metcalf
Four Price
Ed Thompson
John Zerwas


Joan Huffman


Brian Birdwell
Larry Taylor

Bill Caption

Relating to the sale of the Allens Creek Reservoir project.

Fiscal Notes

No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

HB 2846 would require the City of Houston to enter in a contract with Brazos River Authority in order to transfer the ownership of the Allen’s Creek Reservoir Project. This contract would include water permits, federal guidelines, the ability to construct the project, and the transfer of funds to not exceed $5 million dollars

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action remains neutral on HB 2846 as the bill does not affect our liberty principles.

Organizations Supporting

Dow Chemical Company
Marathon Petroleum Corporation
Texas Association of Manufacturers
Texas Chemical Council