Category Archives: Texas Legislature

April 17, 2015 Weekly Round Up

This week I traveled to Andrews, Texas to speak at the Sandhills Beef Conference.  Thanks to Caleb Eaton for the invitation to come and speak on grazing leases.  To those of you joining the blog from that presentation, welcome!  Here are a couple of at law stories in the news this week. * Texas Legislators Eye Gulf To Solve Water Issues.  The Texas Tribune published a great article discussing proposed bills in Austin related to turning to the gulf and desalination to solve Texas’ ongoing water problems.  As… Read More →

Water Bills – Summary of the 2013 Texas Legislative Session

**This article is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney.** Now that the Texas Legislature has completed its regular session and first special session, I have compiled a list of the major water-related bills considered by the 83rd Texas Legislature.   Not surprisingly given the current drought, water was a major issue considered by the Legislature.  The complete text of any bill below may be viewed at Texas Legislature Online by simply entering the bill number.   Bills that passed the Legislature and were signed by the Governor HB… Read More →