(a) The Texas Groundwater Protection Committee is created as an interagency committee
to coordinate state agency actions for the protection of groundwater quality in this
(b) The commission is designated as the lead agency for the committee and shall administer
the activities of the committee.
(c) The committee is composed of:
(1) the executive director of the commission;
(2) the executive administrator of the Texas Water Development Board;
(3) the executive director of the Railroad Commission of Texas;
(4) the commissioner of health of the Texas Department of Health;
(5) the deputy commissioner of the Department of Agriculture;
(6) the executive director of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board;
(7) the Director of the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station;
(8) the director of the Bureau of Economic Geology of The University of Texas at Austin;
(9) a representative selected by the Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts; and
(10) a representative of the Water Well Drillers and Water Well Pump Installers Program
of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation selected by the executive director
of the department.
(d) Each member of the committee listed in Subsections (c)(1) through (8) of this
section may designate a personal representative from the member's agency to represent
the member on the committee, but that designation does not relieve the member of responsibility
for the acts and decisions of the representative.
(e) The executive director of the commission shall serve as chairman, and the executive
administrator of the Texas Water Development Board shall serve as vice-chairman of
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