Senate Committee on Natural Resources
May 18, 2016
12:00 pm
Room C

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised May 18, 2016, 11:05 am *
Revision Notes: Adds HCR 2, HCR 110 & HCR115

 




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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 May 12, 2016

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SR116HEWITTFEDERAL PROGRAMS - Requests the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to maintain region-wide leasing in the Gulf of Mexico in the 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program without any further exclusions or restrictions.
 SR123HEWITTWATER/WATERWAYS - Re-creates the Lower Pearl River Basin Ecosystem Study Commission.
 SB134CHABERTCOASTAL PROTECT/RES AUTH - Provides with respect to the membership of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board. (gov sig)
 HCR2S.BISHOPCOASTAL RESOURCES - Approves the Fiscal Year 2017 annual plan for integrated coastal protection and restoration
 HCR70ZERINGUEWATER/RESOURCES - Urges continued support for the efforts in the Mississippi River Basin to achieve the goals of the Gulf Hypoxia Action Plan
 HCR110R.CARTERWATER/RESOURCES - Urges and requests the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the Department of Natural Resources to study the use of water from natural and scenic rivers for certain uses
 HCR115R.CARTERWATER/RESOURCES - Urges and requests the office of conservation to study the effects of ground water withdrawals from the Southern Hills Aquifer System
 HB632JIM MORRISCONSERVATION - Provides for financial security required by applicants for drilling permits
 HB819JIM MORRISCONSERVATION - Provides for the Oilfield Site Restoration Fund (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX)
 HB902LEOPOLDFISHING/OYSTERS - Provides a process by which the oyster lease moratorium can be lifted
 HB1130GAROFALOFISHING/OYSTERS - Allows for dual leasing of water bottoms for oyster cultivation and harvest

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE
 INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING BY THE COASTAL PROTECTION & RESTORATION AUTHORITY

ADJOURNMENT