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HB 26 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the notification of affected persons of certain releases of water from certain dams. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 100 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to information on projected changes in weather and water availability in strategic plans of certain state agencies. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 137 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to reports by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality about dams that have certain hazard classifications. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 191 86-0 (2019) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the disposal of pesticides. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 223 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the funding through greenhouse gas emissions fees of energy efficiency programs administered by certain utilities; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 225 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the analysis of inspection and maintenance requirements for air quality permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain oil and gas facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 245 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to a requirement to make certain environmental and water use permit applications available online. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 286 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al. Relating to promotion of the use of recyclable materials as feedstock for processing and manufacturing. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 481 86-0 (2019) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the storage and recovery of water in a portion of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 509 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M. | et. al. Relating to the regulation of aggregate production operations by the Railroad Commission of Texas; authorizing a fee; providing administrative penalties and other civil remedies; creating criminal offenses. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 522 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 654 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the definition of "affected person" for purposes of a contested case hearing held by or for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding certain environmental permit applications. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 720 86-0 (2019) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to appropriations of water for recharge of aquifers and use in aquifer storage and recovery projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 723 86-0 (2019) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality obtain or develop updated water availability models for certain river basins. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 724 86-0 (2019) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the authorization by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the discharge, diversion, and transfer or other reuse of treated brackish groundwater and return flows derived from treated brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
HB 798 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to plot plan requirements for an application for a standard permit for a concrete batch plant issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Received from the House
HB 813 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to money used by counties that participate in the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 817 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Tracy Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing direct discharges of waste or pollutants into water in certain areas of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 825 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the notice of intent to obtain an environmental permit sent to certain state legislators. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 893 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the carcinogenic risk level used in the development of certain environmental remediation benchmarks. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 907 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the regulation of aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; increasing a fee; increasing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 908 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the regulation of aggregate production operation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; increasing an administrative penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 909 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to best management practices for aggregate production operations. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 944 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the posting of notice of intent to obtain a permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the site of the facility or proposed facility for which the permit is sought. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 990 86-0 (2019) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the effects of the construction of a border wall on storm drainage and other environmental matters in this state. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 997 86-0 (2019) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to testing for lead contamination in public school drinking water. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 999 86-0 (2019) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to who may request a public hearing from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality related to the construction of a concrete plant. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1006 86-0 (2019) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to changes to an application for an environmental permit before a contested case hearing on the application. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1043 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1044 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin | et. al. Relating to permits for certain injection wells that transect a portion of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1052 86-0 (2019) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to use the state participation account of the water development fund to provide financial assistance for the development of certain facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1059 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to a biennial report on stormwater infrastructure in this state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1280 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to who may request a public hearing from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality related to the construction of a concrete plant. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1309 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the issuance of a standard permit for certain concrete plants. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1310 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to who may request a public hearing from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality related to the construction of a concrete plant. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1321 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the Nueces River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1329 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the provision of information regarding certain enforcement actions by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1330 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the factors to be considered in determining the amount of an administrative penalty assessed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1331 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the application fee for a permit for a municipal solid waste facility; imposing a fee. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1345 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1346 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al.
Sponsor: Powell, Beverly
Relating to the eligibility requirements for the diesel emissions reduction incentive program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1356 86-0 (2019) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to meetings for certain special purpose districts. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1390 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the review of municipal solid waste facility permit applications for conformity with regional solid waste management plans. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1391 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to inspections of solid waste facilities conducted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1435 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the inspection of a municipal solid waste management facility or site by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality before a permit application is issued, amended, extended, or renewed. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1436 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the approval of permits for solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1491 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the establishment of the Texas Environmental Justice Advisory Council. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1507 86-0 (2019) Author: Minjarez, Ina Relating to programs that can be established and funded under the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1688 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the expedited processing of certain applications for permits under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1692 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to allowing safety recall information to be included in a vehicle inspection report. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1708 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to the expedited processing of certain applications for permits under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1746 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1747 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the expedited processing of certain applications for permits under the Clean Air Act; use of revenue. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1764 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the location of hearings relating to contested cases before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1788 86-0 (2019) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to certain required reports received or prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1804 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to public comments on matters subject to a hearing under the jurisdiction of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1953 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the conversion of plastics and other recoverable materials through pyrolysis or gasification. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1963 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to contested case hearings conducted on behalf of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on matters involving municipal solid waste permits. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1964 86-0 (2019) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the procedure for action on certain applications for an amendment to a water right. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2055 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the provision of information regarding certain enforcement actions by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2094 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the administration of and funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2098 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the effects of the construction of a border wall on water quality in this state. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2215 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the approval of conservation and reclamation district petitions. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2253 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to certain programs under the Texas Clean Air Act that reduce vehicle emissions and improve air quality; authorizing a fee. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2269 86-0 (2019) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the operations of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact waste disposal facility. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 2426 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems including occupational licensure requirements associated with those systems. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2545 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to franchise tax, oil production tax, and gas production tax incentives for certain desalination facility operations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 2583 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the calculation of costs in interagency contracts between certain state agencies and the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2590 86-0 (2019) Author: Biedermann, Kyle
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of water districts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2664 86-0 (2019) Author: Patterson, Jared Relating to the repeal of the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program and the use of remaining funds. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2696 86-0 (2019) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections for noncommercial vehicles and the imposition of replacement fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2710 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; authorizing an increase in the amount of a fee. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2726 86-0 (2019) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the commencement of construction of a project following the issuance of a draft permit for a permit amendment to an air quality permit. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/20
HB 2771 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to issue permits for the discharge into water in this state of produced water, hydrostatic test water, and gas plant effluent resulting from certain oil and gas activities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2802 86-0 (2019) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the amounts, availability, and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenue and accounts; reducing or affecting the amounts of certain statutorily dedicated fees. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2871 86-0 (2019) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Railroad Commission of Texas; authorizing a fee; providing administrative penalties and other civil remedies; creating criminal offenses. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2914 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the necessity of hearings regarding the dissolution or conversion of certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2942 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Peter
Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land is temporarily used for sand mining operations; authorizing a fee. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Property Tax
Left pending in committee
HB 2948 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of an advisory panel to study and compile a report on best management practices and funding mechanisms for the prevention, mitigation, and abatement of windblown and waterborne litter in communities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2998 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James Relating to lead in drinking water at schools and child care facilities. House: Natural Resources Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2999 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James Relating to air filtration efficiency standards at certain educational and child care facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3034 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to the requirements for aggregate production operation air permits. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3035 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to the relationship between the amount of an administrative penalty imposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the economic benefit of the violation to the alleged violator. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3099 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to standards for water management in certain areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
HB 3114 86-0 (2019) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to contested case hearings on matters under the jurisdiction of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 3142 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan
Relating to Texas Commission on Environmental Quality reminders to public drinking water supply systems regarding reporting requirements. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3224 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study on the creation of a defense under the Solid Waste Disposal Act for persons engaged in certain recycling transactions. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3249 86-0 (2019) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the use of Texas emissions reduction plan funds for a study conducted by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3289 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the Nueces River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3318 86-0 (2019) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to a permit requirement for the land application of domestic septage. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3319 86-0 (2019) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the collection of soil monitoring samples from land application units where sewage sludge or domestic septage is applied. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3320 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to require water pollution abatement plans from certain facilities regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3324 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to groundwater impact contingency planning by pipeline operators. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3339 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to requirements for programs of water conservation and water conservation plans. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3404 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to the issuance of a permit for a concrete plant located in an area of a municipality not subject to zoning regulations. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3600 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to Texas Commission on Environmental Quality adoption of a streamlined regulatory program for certain aggregate production operations. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3615 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to a task force to expedite permitting and funding following certain disasters. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3717 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex Relating to an oil and gas production tax credit for oil and gas producers that provide treated produced water to aquifer storage and recovery project operators. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3745 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund and account. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
HB 3770 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a pilot project conducted by the Texas Water Development Board regarding the real-time monitoring of the inundation and water quality of certain portions of the Rio Grande. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3798 86-0 (2019) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to the regulation of and permit requirements for certain facilities that extract, produce, or process aggregates and of related facilities by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing administrative penalties and other civil remedies; creating criminal offenses. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3802 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of a zero-emission vehicle program under the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3816 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3817 86-0 (2019) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the operation of concrete plants and crushing facilities at certain locations. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3854 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the storage, transportation, processing, and disposal of scrap tires. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3930 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Relating to a prohibition of the land application of grease trap waste or grit trap waste. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3944 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to inspections of solid waste facilities conducted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3981 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to civil suits brought by local governments for violations of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3998 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to the transfer of the administration of surface water rights permitting from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Texas Water Development Board and the regulation of groundwater; authorizing fees; authorizing civil penalties. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4002 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to a contested case hearing to identify a sensitive feature related to an Edwards Aquifer protection plan. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4012 86-0 (2019) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the procedure for qualifying for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4049 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex Relating to regulation and permitting of certain recycling facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4063 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the location and operation of certain concrete crushing facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4078 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4087 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to an affirmative defense to a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality enforcement action for unauthorized emission events. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4089 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the regulation of radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4110 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to a study evaluating and making recommendations for the regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems in the recharge zone of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4116 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to a voluntary financial assurance program for permit holders under the Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 4136 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills near a rail corridor. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4247 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M. | et. al. Relating to the operation of rock and concrete crushing facilities at certain locations. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4360 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the review of permit applications for municipal solid waste facilities and the issuance of a notice of deficiency. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4378 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the administration of certain programs under the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4409 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to monitoring emissions of air contaminants from certain mining-related facilities; imposing of a fee. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4422 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to permit conditions relating to road paving for certain mining-related facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4423 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to surface remediation and the restoration of land disturbed by the installation of a pipeline. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4486 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the regulation of solid waste facilities; imposing a fee. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4493 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to supplemental environmental projects authorized by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 4568 86-0 (2019) Author: Cyrier, John | et. al. Relating to the consideration of floodplain maps in the permitting of certain solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
HB 4588 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to mailed notice of certain environmental permits. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4595 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a study and report on the optimum water level of Falcon Lake. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
HB 4599 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the establishment and implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a program to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases in this state; authorizing a fee. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4632 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the Red River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4758 86-0 (2019) Author: Lopez, Ray | et. al. Relating to providing notice to a state representative and senator of an administrative penalty assessed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 180 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 185 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to disclosure requirements regarding certain oil or gas well accidents. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 208 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the operation of concrete plants and crushing facilities at certain locations. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 239 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Button, Angie | et. al.
Relating to meetings for certain special purpose districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 241 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Longoria, Oscar
Relating to certain required reports received or prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 417 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to concrete batching and concrete crushing facilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 483 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Zwiener, Erin
Relating to permits for certain injection wells that transect a portion of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 515 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the effects of the construction of a border wall on storm drainage and other environmental matters in this state. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 520 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the storage and recovery of water in a portion of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 531 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to the sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
House passage as amended reported
SB 534 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the notice of a hearing to adopt a proposed rule under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 551 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to inaccurate or incomplete permit applications for solid waste facilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 573 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the definition of "affected person" for purposes of a contested case hearing held by or for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding certain environmental permit applications. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 604 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and to the operations of certain other entities performing functions associated with the department. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 625 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the Nueces River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 627 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the Red River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 649 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to promotion of the use of recyclable materials as feedstock for processing and manufacturing. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 655 86-0 (2019) Author: Flores, Peter Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing direct discharges of waste or pollutants into water in certain areas of the Edwards Aquifer. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 694 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the regulation of aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; increasing a fee; increasing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 698 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Relating to the expedited processing of certain applications for permits under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 700 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to retail public utilities that provide water or sewer service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 711 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Leach, Jeff
Relating to allowing safety recall information to be included in a vehicle inspection report. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 724 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality obtain or develop updated water availability models for certain river basins. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 765 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to programs that can be established and funded under the Texas emissions reduction plan. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 778 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the application process for certain solid waste facility permits. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 816 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation by certain municipalities of disposable plastic bag use. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 868 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the amount of certain industrial solid waste authorized to be accepted by a municipal solid waste facility. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 900 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 911 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the supervision of water districts by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 912 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the suspension of operations of water districts that have failed to follow a court order or administrative directive by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 987 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to limitations on the location of solid waste facilities. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 990 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the consideration of floodplain maps in the permitting of certain solid waste facilities. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1021 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to the operations of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact waste disposal facility. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Placed on intent calendar
SB 1070 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to local initiatives programs under the Texas Clean Air Act and the repeal of the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program; authorizing a fee. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1108 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the dissolution of certain general law districts. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1242 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the location of hearings relating to contested cases before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1243 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1247 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to who may request a public hearing from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality related to the construction of a concrete plant. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1338 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the issuance of a permit for a municipal solid waste landfill facility located in a special flood hazard area. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1339 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to road specifications and safety standards for access to a solid waste facility. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1376 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jared | et. al.
Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts and other educational entities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1380 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the analysis of inspection and maintenance requirements for air quality permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain oil and gas facilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1381 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a biennial report on stormwater infrastructure in this state. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1446 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan | et. al. Relating to performance standards for certain aboveground storage tanks. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1496 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a pilot project conducted by the Texas Water Development Board regarding the real-time monitoring of the inundation and water quality of certain portions of the Rio Grande. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1498 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems including occupational licensure requirements associated with those systems. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1501 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the commencement of construction of a project following the issuance of a draft permit for a permit amendment to an air quality permit. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1585 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to issue permits for the discharge into water in this state of produced water, hydrostatic test water, and gas plant effluent resulting from certain oil and gas activities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1599 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections for noncommercial vehicles and the imposition of replacement fees. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1656 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the conversion of plastics and other recoverable materials through pyrolysis or gasification. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1696 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the regulation of aggregate production operations; requiring a permit; authorizing a fee. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1753 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the regulation of radioactive waste. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1794 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Leach, Jeff
Relating to the calculation of costs in interagency contracts between certain state agencies and the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1836 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the authorization by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the discharge, diversion, and transfer or other reuse of treated brackish groundwater and return flows derived from treated brackish groundwater. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1850 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Walle, Armando
Relating to used and scrap tire handlers. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1931 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to conduct background checks. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1976 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the fee collected for a municipal solid waste permit application; increasing a fee. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1990 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to changes to an application for an environmental permit before a contested case hearing on the application. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1999 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to an oil and gas production tax credit for oil and gas producers that provide treated produced water to aquifer storage and recovery project operators. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2062 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the publication of pathogen-related data from river basins by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 2065 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to affirmative defenses for a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality enforcement action for unauthorized emission or opacity events. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2067 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the matters to be considered in developing the state water plan. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 2070 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie W.
Relating to a prohibition of the land application of grease or grit trap waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 2123 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the penalty for failure to register certain aggregate production operations with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2124 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to best management practices for aggregate production operations. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2125 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the regulation of aggregate production operation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; increasing an administrative penalty. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2154 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the administration of certain programs under the Texas emissions reduction plan. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2155 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the retention of soil samples and records related to a permit for a municipal solid waste facility issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; creating an administrative penalty. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2175 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to affirmative defenses for a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality enforcement action for unauthorized emission or opacity events. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2233 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to monitoring emissions of air contaminants from certain mining-related facilities; imposing of a fee. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2278 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; authorizing an increase in the amount of a fee. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2331 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to requirements for programs of water conservation and water conservation plans. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2354 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to judicial review of acts by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2385 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the carcinogenic risk level used in the development of certain environmental remediation benchmarks. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2387 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2393 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to limitations of the issuance of permits for municipal solid waste landfill facilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2422 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the issuance of a permit for a municipal solid waste facility located in a 100-year floodplain. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 2452 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: González, Mary
Relating to the provision by the Texas Water Development Board of financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
SB 2559 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to supplemental environmental projects authorized by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 180 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the review of groundwater conservation districts by the state auditor. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 352 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Relating to the procedure by which a state agency may issue an opinion that a watercourse is navigable. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 402 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program and local initiative air quality projects. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 484 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to training required to qualify for or renew a license issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 489 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the creation of a waste tire dumping enforcement grant program; authorizing a fee. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 572 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the disposal of pesticides. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 605 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the consideration by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the economic impact of an appropriation of state water in determining whether to grant an application for the appropriation. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 614 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on an application for a water right. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 773 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to information on projected changes in weather, water availability, and climate variability in strategic plans of certain state agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 815 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 838 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1115 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the definition of "affected person" for purposes of a contested case hearing held by or for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding certain environmental permit applications. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1250 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to the authority of certain counties to prohibit the land application of certain sewage sludge in the county or in a portion of the county. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1515 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the expiration of the dry cleaner environmental response program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1536 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a biennial report on stormwater infrastructure in this state. House: Natural Resources Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1672 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the regulation of prescribed burning by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1874 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of certain household batteries; authorizing a fee; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1920 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the Palo Duro River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1921 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the functions and territory of the Upper Colorado River Authority, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1979 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2046 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the amount of the solid waste disposal fee and the allocation of revenue from that fee. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2086 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to plot plan requirements for an application for a standard permit for a concrete batch plant issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2088 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the operating hours of concrete plants in certain counties issued a standard permit by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2092 85-0 (2017) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of the land application of grease or grit trap waste. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2125 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, and recycling of architectural paint. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2140 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of an advisory panel to study and compile a report on best management practices and funding mechanisms for the prevention, mitigation, and abatement of windblown and waterborne litter and illegal dumping in communities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2321 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement programs and local initiative projects. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2376 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the fee collected for an on-site wastewater treatment permit application. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2476 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to approval by the comptroller of public accounts of certain contingent fee legal services contracts entered into by public agencies. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2479 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to permit applications for solid waste facilities in certain counties. House: Environmental Regulation Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2497 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the posting of notice of intent to obtain a permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the site of the facility or proposed facility for which the permit is sought. House: Environmental Regulation Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2517 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to a prohibition of the land application of grit or grease trap waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2533 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to civil suits brought by local governments or certain other persons for violations of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2568 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to a review of the motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program to vehicles of certain model years. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2569 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to a review of the motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2682 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the administration of and funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2753 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the analysis of inspection and maintenance requirements for air quality permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain oil and gas facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2763 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to solid waste services and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2771 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the fee collected for an on-site wastewater treatment permit application. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2777 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to an application for the amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity in an area within the boundaries of a political subdivision. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2798 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the authority of a county to implement a pilot program to reuse wastewater at county facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2799 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a requirement to make certain environmental and water use permit applications available online. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2881 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the board of directors of the Old Celina Municipal Management District No. 1. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2885 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the authorization by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the discharge, diversion, and transfer or other reuse of return flows derived from treated brackish groundwater. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2894 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality provide an expedited procedure for acting on certain applications for an amendment to a water right by certain applicants that use desalinated seawater. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2958 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al. Relating to an assessment of the safety and regulation of municipal solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3004 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the dismissal of protests against certain decisions and actions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding wastewater discharge permits. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3031 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the procedure for obtaining a right to use state water if the applicant proposes an alternative source of water that is not state water. House: Natural Resources Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3036 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to permits for the discharge of waste or pollutants into water that flows into certain areas of the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3058 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the new technology implementation grant program administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3175 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the funding through greenhouse gas emissions fees of energy efficiency programs administered by certain utilities; authorizing a fee. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3177 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the delegation of matters to the executive director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3200 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; authorizing an increase in the amount of a fee. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3333 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to permits for certain injection wells that transect a portion of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3393 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the extension of fees and surcharges providing revenue to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3413 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program, including the funding of fueling stations from grants under that program. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3467 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing discharges of sewage effluent into any water in the contributing or recharge zone of the San Antonio or Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3479 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3525 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the referral by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the State Office of Administrative Hearings of an issue regarding an application for a water right. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3642 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to a permit requirement for the land application of domestic septage. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3695 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to lead in drinking water at schools and child care facilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3735 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to an application for a new or amended water right submitted to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3742 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on an application for a new or amended water right. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3744 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the regulation of the retention, storage, transportation, and disposal of used or scrap tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 3846 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the management of the upper San Saba River. House: Natural Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3889 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to a study on public drinking water infrastructure by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3991 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to appropriations of water for use in aquifer storage and recovery projects. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
HB 4006 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality obtain or develop updated water availability models for all of the river basins in this state. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4025 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the relationship between the amount of an administrative penalty imposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the economic benefit of the violation to the alleged violator. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4058 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to systems of prior authorization for the control, management, and disposal of certain nonhazardous, industrial solid wastes for which there are minimum federal requirements. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4067 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the applicability of Texas Commission on Environmental Quality rules relating to recycling facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 4123 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the regulation of sport lagoons and granting rulemaking authority. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4181 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the electronic transmission of certain notice required for air quality permits. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4183 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the administration of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 4219 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the procedure for qualifying for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4221 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to requiring owners of sanitary sewer systems to report the current condition of a system's infrastructure to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HCR 43 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Directing the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to support the creation of a model water recycling project. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HR 2614 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1731. Reported enrolled
SB 26 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al.
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 189 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to notice of an application for a permit to drill certain injection wells within a certain distance of a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 225 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the referral by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the State Office of Administrative Hearings of an issue regarding an application for a water right. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 307 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the functions and territory of the Upper Colorado River Authority, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 309 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the Palo Duro River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 538 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 546 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Collier, Nicole
Relating to the quality of water provided by public drinking water supply systems to state supported living centers. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 551 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to inaccurate or incomplete permit applications for solid waste facilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 570 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of the retention, storage, transportation, disposal, processing, and reuse of used or scrap tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 696 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality obtain or develop updated water availability models for certain river basins. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 746 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a prohibition of the land application of grit or grease trap waste. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 768 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan, including the eligibility for grants for natural gas fueling stations under the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 793 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 864 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the procedure for obtaining a right to use state water if the applicant proposes an alternative source of water that is not state water. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 939 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 960 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the regulation of prescribed burning by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1046 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1175 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the dissolution of water districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1229 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al.
Relating to solid waste services and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1423 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the supervision of water districts by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1430 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality provide an expedited procedure for acting on certain applications for an amendment to a water right by certain applicants that use desalinated seawater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1432 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the regulation of sport lagoons and granting rulemaking authority. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1507 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authorization by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the discharge, diversion, and transfer or other reuse of return flows derived from treated brackish groundwater. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1580 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the testing of drinking water from and the replacement and repair of drinking water outlets and water lines on publicly owned and operated property. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1587 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to lead in drinking water at public schools. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1598 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1600 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the issuance of standard permits for certain concrete plants. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1628 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the replacement of contested case hearings for certain environmental permits with a petition for administrative review. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1629 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to systems of prior authorization for the control, management, and disposal of certain nonhazardous, industrial solid wastes for which there are minimum federal requirements. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1724 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to a permit requirement for the land application of domestic septage. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1731 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to the repeal of laws governing certain state entities, including the functions of those entities, and to certain duties, responsibilities, and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on the abolishment of certain of those entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 1796 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing discharges of sewage effluent into any water in the contributing or recharge zone of the San Antonio or Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1814 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the transference of certain territory from one groundwater conservation district to another. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1842 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade
Relating to an application for the amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity in an area within the boundaries of a political subdivision. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2003 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program and local initiative air quality projects. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 2026 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a biennial report on stormwater infrastructure in this state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2028 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the procedure for qualifying for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2047 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the creation, territory, and operation of municipal management districts and public improvement districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2154 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the amendment to an existing permit for a municipal solid waste landfill facility to accept increased amounts of Class 1 industrial solid waste. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2155 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the issuance or amendment of a permit for a solid waste landfill facility or hazardous waste land disposal unit to be located in a special flood hazard area. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2193 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; authorizing an increase in the amount of a fee. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SR 939 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1731. Reported enrolled
HB 161 85-1 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the authority of a county to end a low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program in the county. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 205 85-1 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to a review of the motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program to vehicles of certain model years. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 228 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to appropriations of water for use in aquifer storage and recovery projects. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 276 85-1 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to an assessment of the safety and regulation of municipal solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 282 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality obtain or develop updated water availability models for certain river basins. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 304 85-1 (2017) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Relating to a prohibition of the land application of grease or grit trap waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 335 85-1 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to testing for lead contamination in public school drinking water. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HCR 28 85-1 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Directing the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to identify the minimum state motor vehicle inspection and maintenance program required to maintain air quality in compliance with the provisions of the federal Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 29 85-1 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed Directing the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to conduct an assessment of the safety and regulation of municipal solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 30 85-1 (2017) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Directing the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to maintain its opposition to the Beneficial Land Management request to land apply grease and grit trap waste. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 14 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
House appoints conferees-reported
HB 190 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 201 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on an application for a water right. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 281 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 417 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to information regarding the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 655 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 848 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to qualifications for a backflow prevention assembly tester license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 912 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the dismissal of protests against certain decisions and actions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding wastewater discharge permits. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 928 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Motion withdrawn
HB 942 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; transferring enforcement of certain reporting requirements, including the imposition of criminal, civil, and administrative penalties, from the Department of State Health Services to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty; reenacting a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
HB 994 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1031 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to funding for certain roadway projects intended to improve or maintain air quality. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1058 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to notice and information provided by a solid waste facility and a commercial transporter of solid waste regarding recycling programs for certain electronic waste. House: Environmental Regulation Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1113 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to the standard of review for a determination of standing in a contested case hearing conducted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1146 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to persons who may operate a public water supply system. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1158 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the use of money received by a nonprofit organization to implement a supplemental environmental project. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1192 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to permissible uses of graywater for domestic use. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1226 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the designation of a local governmental entity as an authorized agent of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to regulate the use of on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1269 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to supplemental environmental projects implemented by certain local governments in lieu of administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 1279 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to provide sewer service to areas within the municipal boundaries without obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1284 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the review by certain governmental entities of a permit application for a solid waste facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1301 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to adopt rules prohibiting the use of an on-site sewage disposal system with an absorptive effluent disposal system. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1465 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to money used by certain counties for the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program and local initiative air quality projects. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1501 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a study concerning the presence and effects of plastic microbeads in water in the state. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1642 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the rights, remedies, and liability of certain owners and operators of environmentally contaminated property in certain counties. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1794 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to suits brought by local governments for violations of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; affecting civil penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1865 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al. Relating to procedures for certain environmental permit applications. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1902 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation and use of graywater and alternative onsite water. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2031 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the diversion, treatment, and use of marine seawater and the discharge of treated marine seawater and waste resulting from the desalination of marine seawater; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2051 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to a volume-based exemption from reporting requirements for certain accidental discharges or spills from wastewater facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 2080 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the creation and implementation of a greenhouse gas emissions reduction plan. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2154 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the functions and operation of the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 2230 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize an injection well used for oil and gas waste disposal to be used for the disposal of nonhazardous brine produced by a desalination operation or nonhazardous drinking water treatment residuals. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2244 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the regulation of medical waste; adding and amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2248 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John Relating to the land application of sewage sludge in certain counties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2308 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the consideration by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the economic impact of an appropriation of state water in determining whether to grant an application for the appropriation. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2362 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to the inclusion of a draft impact analysis in the notice of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2460 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John Relating to allowing certain counties to regulate the land application of certain sewage sludge. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2532 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to a study on the effectiveness of regulations governing the design and construction of certain Type I municipal solid waste landfills overlying aquifers. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2598 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the consideration of steel slag as solid waste by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2746 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of pollution control property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2763 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to a study of the current and potential economic impacts of recycling. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2767 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the powers, duties, and administration of groundwater conservation districts; amending provisions that authorize fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2892 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the procedure by which a state agency may issue an opinion that a watercourse is navigable. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2989 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the establishment of a publicly accessible database containing information on materials and products used in the construction of wastewater projects. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3026 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly | et. al. Relating to the permitting of crematories under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3069 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the authority and obligations of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Public Utility Commission of Texas to comply with and implement a Clean Power Plan. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3088 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3153 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of certain household batteries; authorizing a fee; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3172 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to emergency orders concerning water rights issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3241 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to state agency contracting; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3263 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate state licensees. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3264 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the enforcement of permit requirements for the operation of a domestic wastewater treatment facility. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3355 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to exempting certain water districts from review and supervision by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of district bond packages and projects. Filed
HB 3411 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the review by certain governmental entities of a permit application for a solid waste facility. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3412 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3413 84-0 (2015) Author: Frank, James Relating to a general permit to convey water using the bed and banks of a natural stream channel; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3419 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to certain concrete plants issued a standard permit by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3450 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, emissions, state sovereignty and certain actions taken by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3480 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to air quality permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain oil and gas facilities. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3518 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al. Relating to alternative fuel fleets of certain governmental entities, including funding for motor vehicles, infrastructure, and equipment. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3590 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the adoption of state rules and the submission of the state implementation plan to comply with certain rules under Section 111(d) of the federal Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3607 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to notifying a state senator and state representative about the creation of a district and acquiring road powers for a district. House: Special Purpose Districts Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3795 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the sale, storage, transportation, and disposal of scrap or used tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3821 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on an application for a water right. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4087 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of pollution control property. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4097 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to seawater desalination projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HCR 74 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Directing the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to support the creation of a model water recycling project in an appropriate location. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 12 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al.
Relating to alternative fuel fleets of certain governmental entities, including funding for motor vehicles, infrastructure, and equipment. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 20 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to state agency contracting. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 77 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 109 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on an application for a water right. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 216 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the functions and operation of the State Office of Administrative Hearings. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 253 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 329 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 394 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: King, Phil | et. al.
Relating to the use of supplemental environmental projects by a local government to come into compliance with environmental laws or remediate environmental harm caused by the local government. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 427 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 521 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the period for which the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality may grant or renew an emergency authorization relating to the use of state water. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 528 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; transferring enforcement of certain reporting requirements, including the imposition of criminal, civil, and administrative penalties, from the Department of State Health Services to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 636 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of a task force to evaluate recreational use of rivers. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 709 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Relating to procedures for certain environmental permit applications. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 789 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to provide sewer service to areas within the municipal boundaries without obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 878 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 879 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the review by certain governmental entities of a permit application for a solid waste facility. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 911 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the eligibility for grants for natural gas fueling stations. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 912 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to a volume-based exemption from reporting requirements for certain accidental discharges or spills from wastewater facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 941 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the standard of review for a determination of standing in a contested case hearing conducted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1067 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a study of economically recyclable materials, economic impacts to the state and local governments of existing and increased recycling, the development of new markets for recycled materials and any infrastructure needs, and the potential to increase state revenues. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1242 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the sale, storage, transportation, and disposal of scrap or used tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1288 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to a prohibition on local solid waste management regulations that are inconsistent with a permit or regulations of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1404 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, emissions, state sovereignty and certain actions taken by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1413 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the powers, duties, and administration of groundwater conservation districts. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1509 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to suits brought by local governments for violations of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; affecting civil penalties. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1588 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the management of the water resources of the state. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1605 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to an expedited permit program for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1619 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1627 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1663 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to exempting certain water districts from review and supervision by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of district bond packages and projects. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1675 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the repeal of mandatory periodic motor vehicle inspections. Senate: Transportation Co-author authorized
SB 1685 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the repeal of the Texas emissions reduction plan and the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1724 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1738 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the diversion and use of marine seawater, including the development of marine seawater desalination projects, integrated marine seawater desalination and power projects, and facilities for the storage, conveyance, and delivery of desalinated marine seawater. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1761 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the authority and obligation of this state to comply with and implement a Clean Power Plan. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1903 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1936 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the recovery of damages resulting from an emergency transfer of water authorized by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1949 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the allocation of Texas Emissions Reduction Plan funds. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1954 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority and obligations of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Public Utility Commission of Texas to comply with and implement a Clean Power Plan. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 7 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the amounts, availability, and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenue and accounts; reducing or affecting the amounts or rates of certain statutorily dedicated fees and assessments; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 114 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to voluntary emissions inspections in border counties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 147 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 168 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts; providing clarification of existing authority with regard to the imposition or use of certain assessments, fees, or taxes; providing authority to change a fee or repeal a tax. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 246 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the rates charged by water and sewer utilities. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 252 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to water shortage reporting by water utilities and providers of wholesale water service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 254 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to an exemption for farms from payment for wastewater service. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 340 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the power of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize certain injection wells that transect or terminate in the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 378 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 426 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 569 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to a study on the stringency of state environmental standards. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 589 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 677 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the regulation and enforcement of dam safety by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 738 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the review of the creation of certain proposed municipal utility districts by county commissioners courts. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 787 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to incentives for the purchase or lease of an electric-powered light-duty motor vehicle. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 788 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to permitting of greenhouse gas emissions by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; limiting the amount of a fee. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 822 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the Edwards Aquifer Authority's power to regulate the transportation of groundwater out of certain counties. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 824 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to reporting requirements for accidental sanitary sewer overflows. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 876 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to permit application requirements for solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1079 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Relating to procedural requirements for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on applications for production area authorizations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1307 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to rates for water service, to the transfer of functions relating to the economic regulation of water and sewer service from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and to the duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel regarding the economic regulation of water and sewer service. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1346 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to the collection and recycling of computer and television equipment by certain retailers; providing for the imposition of administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1363 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1414 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to provide sewer service to areas within the municipal boundaries without obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1457 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al. Relating to expenses considered to determine net income for purposes of a rate proceeding for an investor-owned water and sewer utility. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1461 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to customer notification of water loss by a retail public utility. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1490 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the amount and disposition of fees collected for municipal solid waste disposal. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1519 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the extent and management of the John Graves Scenic Riverway. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1600 83-0 (2013) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, to the transfer of certain functions from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, to the rates for water service, and to the functions of the Office of Public Utility Counsel; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1694 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a prohibition on the disposal of certain used equipment at a municipal solid waste facility; creating an offense. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1714 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the discontinuance of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's compliance history program. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1776 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to the definition of "drought" for the purposes of emergency orders concerning water rights issued by the executive director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1780 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to emergency orders concerning water rights issued by the executive director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1873 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2046 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to a study evaluating and making recommendations for wastewater management in the contributing zone of the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2082 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on applications for certain environmental permits and administrative and judicial review of the commission's action. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2120 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to permits to construct reservoirs for the storage of state water. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2121 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to interbasin transfers of state water. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2154 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the applicability of the law governing innovative programs for environmental regulation administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2169 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to create a groundwater conservation district in certain counties. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2179 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the regulation of backflow prevention assembly testers by the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2290 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the use for administrative costs of a portion of money received by certain entities to implement a supplemental environmental project. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2292 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to the notice requirements for the issuance, renewal, or amendment of certain environmental permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
HB 2354 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to the stringency of environmental regulations adopted by state agencies. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2368 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to a study on waste reduction and a statewide waste reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2446 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the definitions of advanced clean energy projects and clean energy projects and to franchise tax credits for certain of those projects. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2452 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a watermaster for the Brazos River Basin; providing for a limitation on certain fees. House: Natural Resources Considered in Calendars
HB 2499 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the use of Texas Emissions Reduction Plan funds for a drayage truck incentive program. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2615 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the use of state water; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2616 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to establish uniform restrictions on the use of water during a drought. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2708 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the imposition of a tax on water consumption by certain residential water customers and the use of the revenue generated by the tax to finance water projects; providing for penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 2720 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the applicability of the law governing emergency authorizations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for the use of state water to certain emergency orders concerning water rights issued by the executive director of the commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2781 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2823 83-0 (2013) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to expedited permitting and economic development; authorizing a surcharge. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2875 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the motor vehicle inspection program; creating an offense; amending the amount of certain fees. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2923 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, and recycling of architectural paint. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2937 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the grant or denial of a certificate of convenience and necessity in certain counties. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2949 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to a performance-based program for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2996 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy Relating to regulation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the land application of Class B sludge. House: Environmental Regulation Point of order sustained
HB 2997 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy Relating to regulation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the land application of Class B sludge. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3110 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3167 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to water programs administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3222 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the factors to be considered in determining the amount of certain administrative penalties imposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3233 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to interbasin transfers of state water. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3234 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on an application for a water right. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 3289 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the licensing of professionals engaged in Texas pollutant discharge elimination system-related stormwater activity. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3382 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent residential and small commercial consumers in certain water or sewer utility service matters before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3450 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to a program to support the installation of certain emmissions-free generation systems that do not use water in the production of electricity and are located on publicly owned land or government buildings and parking structures. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3466 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the reporting of international shipments of electronic waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3468 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer service by petition. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 3535 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the management, operation, rulemaking authority, and oversight of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3538 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to minimum pollution removal requirements on storm water discharge within the Edwards Aquifer in certain circumstances. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3582 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to emission and water reduction in permitted generation facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3596 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the regulation of emissions of air contaminants from the drilling or reworking of oil or gas wells. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3599 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to restrictions on the siting, drilling, completion, and operation of oil and gas wells in certain locations. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3658 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3675 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to a study regarding air quality by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and Texas Southern University. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3783 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to the storage, transportation, and disposal of tires; providing criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3853 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the promotion of Texas energy products, services and technologies in the global marketplace. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3857 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to periodic rate adjustments by water and sewer utilities. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3890 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3891 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3. House: Natural Resources Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3892 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 102. House: Natural Resources Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3893 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 104. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3894 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 117. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HCR 214 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 347. Record vote
SB 14 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Returned to committee
SB 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 78 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 114 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 199 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the annual evaluation of water use by owners or operators of electric generating facilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 206 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the continuation and functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, to the transfer of certain functions from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and to the functions of the Office of Public Utility Counsel; authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 235 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the creation of regional authorities for water infrastructure projects. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 302 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the management, operation, rulemaking authority, and oversight of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
SB 320 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Toth, Steve
Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 321 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Toth, Steve
Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 322 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Toth, Steve
Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 102. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 323 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Toth, Steve
Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 104. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 324 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Toth, Steve
Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 117. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 347 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to funding for the operations of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission and to the disposal of certain low-level radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 364 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to provide sewer service to areas within the municipal boundaries without obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
SB 434 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the procedural requirements for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on applications for production area authorizations. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 454 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Stephenson, Phil
Relating to the authority of the Jackson County Navigation District to file an annual compilation or review report with the executive director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in lieu of filing an annual audit report. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 459 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to the sale, installation, storage, transportation, and disposal of scrap, unsafe, or used tires; providing a civil penalty; creating an offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 467 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 536 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to regulation of greenhouse gas emissions by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 567 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to rates for water service, to the transfer of functions relating to the economic regulation of water and sewer service from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and to the duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel regarding the economic regulation of water and sewer service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 584 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to a volume-based exemption from reporting requirements for accidental discharges or spills from wastewater facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 762 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to a prohibition on the disposal of certain used equipment at a municipal solid waste facility; creating an offense. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 791 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of low-level radioactive waste disposal facilities and radioactive substances. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Returned to committee
SB 819 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the disposal of demolition waste from abandoned or nuisance buildings by certain local governments. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 902 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 957 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on applications for certain environmental permits. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1024 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a study evaluating and making recommendations for wastewater management in the contributing zone of the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1156 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Longoria, Oscar
Relating to land reclamation projects using tires. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 1162 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to requirements for the purchase or acquisition of a water or sewer system. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
SB 1164 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent residential and small commercial consumers in certain water or sewer utility service matters before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1170 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to water shortage reporting by water utilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1176 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the regulation of medical waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1200 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission and strategic planning regarding military bases and defense installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1204 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the qualifications of certain electric generation projects for programs designed to encourage the capture and utilization of carbon dioxide for use in enhanced oil recovery. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1209 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to reporting and information availability requirements for persons impounding, diverting, or otherwise using state water; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1227 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the creation of an on-bill repayment program to encourage improvements to real property related to water efficiency; authorizing a fee. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1271 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the regulation and enforcement of dam safety by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1275 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1385 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to notification procedures regarding the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1456 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the regulation of backflow prevention assembly testers by the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners; authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1468 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the qualifications of certain electric generation projects for programs designed to encourage the capture and utilization of carbon dioxide for use in enhanced oil recovery. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1532 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the power of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize certain injection wells that transect or terminate in the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1579 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the appointment of a watermaster for the Brazos River Basin. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1624 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the establishment of regional water banks by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Texas Water Development Board. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1711 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the extent and management of the John Graves Scenic Riverway. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1727 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1745 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to minimum pollution removal requirements for certain stormwater discharges in the Edwards Aquifer. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1756 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Villalba, Jason | et. al.
Relating to the expedited processing of certain applications for permits under the Clean Air Act; authorizing a surcharge. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1819 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the location of a sand mine; authorizing an administrative penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1894 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the procedure for review by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and related entities of environmental flow standards and environmental flow set-asides for river basin and bay systems and related matters. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 25 83-1 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the underground storage of water for later retrieval and beneficial use; authorizing the imposition of fees. Filed
HB 50 83-1 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to research on and the treatment of saline water. Filed
HB 29 83-2 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to research on and the treatment of saline water. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 88 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 125 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 240 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to requiring the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to adopt rules preventing access to on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 405 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al. Relating to the storage, transportation, and disposal of tires; providing criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 444 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to notification of applications for permits for certain injection wells. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 451 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of a Don't Mess with Texas Water program to prevent illegal dumping that affects the surface waters of this state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 491 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of a water and sewer utility to impose an impact fee. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 571 82-0 (2011) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 610 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to certain notices sent by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 648 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a conservator for and authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 695 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, recycling, and disposal of mercury-added thermostats. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 725 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 805 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the requirement that certain water service providers ensure emergency operations during an extended power outage. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 820 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to monitoring air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 821 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a prohibition on the disposal of certain used equipment at a municipal solid waste facility; creating an offense. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 822 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to reducing mercury emissions from electric generating facilities; providing for an administrative penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 856 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and other entities regarding water and sewer utilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 883 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to minimum efficiency standards for certain products; providing a civil penalty. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 918 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to permit application requirements for solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 919 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to monitoring, permitting, and reducing emissions of certain air contaminants and pollutants. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 965 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to continuing education requirements for persons holding licenses issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 977 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1007 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the appointment of a conservator for and authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1037 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the creation of an alternative fuel program to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1126 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the control of emissions from crude oil and condensate storage tanks in certain areas of this state. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1145 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to projects funded through the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1279 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operation of the Edwards Aquifer Authority. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1319 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the calculation and reporting of water usage by municipalities and water utilities. House: Natural Resources Considered in Calendars
HB 1487 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to a study comparing the effects on retail water and sewer utility service rates of acquiring by certain means additional water for Bexar County retail water and sewer utility service consumers. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1509 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to notice of the construction or expansion of a wind-powered electric generation facility located near a federally owned or operated radar installation or military installation. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1558 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1572 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the applicability of certain restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1664 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to require metering of certain water uses in connection with a water conservation plan submitted by certain applicants for or holders of a water right. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1752 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the appointment of a conservator for and authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1775 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to a study on waste reduction and a statewide waste reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1811 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, recycling, and disposal of mercury-containing lights. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1847 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to an additional fee for the disposal of construction or demolition waste. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1852 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the applicability to certain regional water districts of provisions concerning bond approval by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1855 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a study regarding school district practices in selecting sites for new school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1901 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the applicability of provisions concerning bond approval by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to certain water entities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1906 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the idling of motor vehicles; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1913 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1914 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to financial assurance required for certain commercial or municipal solid waste facilities by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1966 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1981 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to measuring, monitoring, and reporting emissions. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2013 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the disposal of demolition waste from abandoned or nuisance buildings in certain areas. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2030 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the use of money made available to certain counties by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for local initiative air quality projects. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2083 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to notice of and issuance of a permit for the construction or expansion of a wind-powered electric generation facility located near a federally owned or operated radar installation or military installation. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2112 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to priority groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2113 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the creation of a groundwater conservation district in a priority groundwater management area. House: Natural Resources Postponed
HB 2166 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the procedures for and appeals of desired future conditions adopted by groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2198 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to administrative penalties for air quality violations. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2268 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to compliance with state and federal environmental permits. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2279 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the composition of the permanent advisory committee to advise the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the implementation of the ad valorem tax exemption for pollution control property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2280 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the composition of the permanent advisory committee to advise the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the implementation of the ad valorem tax exemption for pollution control property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2364 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to notification of local groundwater conservation districts by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality when groundwater contamination is found. House: Natural Resources Considered in Calendars
HB 2399 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to allowing a water and sewer utility to assess a utility facilities construction and improvement charge to recover certain costs associated with certain construction and improvement projects. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2400 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and other entities regarding water and sewer utilities and certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources Returned to committee
HB 2431 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to compliance histories for and incentives to reward compliance performance by entities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2498 82-0 (2011) Author: Frullo, John | et. al. Relating to requiring certain non-ERCOT utilities to comply with energy efficiency goals. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2507 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the offense of installing an irrigation system without a license. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2639 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to motor vehicle inspections that employ remote sensing equipment. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2667 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to operating permit fees for air pollutant emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2668 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to administrative penalties imposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2694 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and abolishing the On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2760 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to species-protection programs for the Edwards Aquifer, the Guadalupe River Basin, the San Antonio River Basin, and the San Antonio Bay and estuary system; imposing a tax. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2815 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems or technologies used wholly or partly as a facility, device, or method for the control of air pollution. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 2826 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the issuance of a certificate for a municipal setting designation. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2832 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the idling of motor vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2870 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2871 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Relating to a disposal fee for motor vehicle tires. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2895 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to rate proceedings before a regulatory authority regarding water utility rates. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2938 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to a grant program for certain natural gas motor vehicles. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2939 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the annual reporting of groundwater use in activities related to the exploration or drilling for or production of oil or gas by owners or operators of oil and gas wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2962 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer service. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2984 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the remediation of underground storage tanks and the fee on delivery of certain petroleum products. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2995 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to an exemption for urban farms from payment for wastewater service. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3037 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to contested case hearings for environmental permits. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3110 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the issuance of permits for certain facilities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Energy Resources Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3163 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to responsibilities of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and Production Area Authorizations. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3196 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to requirements related to the reporting of emissions events by certain regulated entities under the Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3236 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3251 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the provision for notice and comment for pollution control projects. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3268 82-0 (2011) Author: Lyne, Lanham
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to permits for air contaminant emissions of stationary natural gas engines used in combined heating and power systems. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3272 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3372 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to rainwater harvesting systems that are connected to public water supply systems. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3391 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3399 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the requirements for grant programs funded through the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3405 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to land reclamation projects using tires. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3412 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to regulation of the management and disposal of certain drinking water treatment residuals through underground injection. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 3418 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to certain state fiscal matters related to natural resources or the environment. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3480 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the stringency of requirements imposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3541 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to requirements to meet national ambient air quality standards. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3543 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the inclusion of certain local government enforcement actions in the evaluation of compliance history by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3544 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to grant or deny an air contaminant emissions permit. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3545 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to air contaminant emissions in air quality control regions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3602 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing direct discharges of waste or pollutants into water in certain areas associated with the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3668 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer services. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HR 2482 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 313. Reported enrolled
HR 2572 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2694. Reported enrolled
SB 20 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Relating to grant programs for certain natural gas motor vehicles and alternative fuel facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 160 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 181 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to the calculation and reporting of water usage by municipalities and water utilities for state water planning and other purposes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 197 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 313 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to priority groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 329 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 338 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to penalty assessment for violations of the Texas Clean Air Act committed by major sources. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 339 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to disclosure by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of information related to emissions events. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 340 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the reporting of emissions events under the Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 341 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Relating to authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 368 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to limits on the purpose of a fresh water supply district and on a district's exercise of the power of eminent domain. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 385 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Otto, John | et. al.
Relating to the creation of programs to support the use of alternative fuels, including an alternative fuel program to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund and a grant program for certain natural gas vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 399 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to a diesel vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program and low-income vehicle repair assistance for diesel vehicles. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 408 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to inspection of and the operation of watercraft on the John Graves Scenic Riverway; providing for the imposition of a criminal penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 424 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 429 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to notification of applications for permits for certain injection wells. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 430 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Christian, Wayne
Relating to written notice to a groundwater conservation district of groundwater contamination. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 448 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the amount of the permit fee for an on-site sewage disposal system. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 455 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 457 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to minimum efficiency standards for certain products; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 467 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the power of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize certain injection wells that transect or terminate in the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 493 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the idling of motor vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 497 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the construction or expansion of a wind-powered electric generation facility located near a federally owned or operated radar installation or military installation; providing an administrative penalty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 527 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to projects funded through the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 549 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 572 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity to provide water or sewer utility service. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 573 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer services. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 617 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to a manifest system to record the transportation of certain liquid wastes. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 635 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
SB 657 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and abolishing the On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 661 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the continuation and functions, as applicable, of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and the Public Utility Commission of Texas and to the transfer of certain functions from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas; imposing administrative penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Point of order sustained
SB 672 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to measuring, monitoring, and reporting emissions. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 673 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to approve certain supplemental environmental projects undertaken by local governments. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 674 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to standards for measuring the emission of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 675 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to allowing the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to impose more stringent conditions for existing air quality permits to avoid a condition of air pollution. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 676 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the regulation of toxic hotspots under the Texas Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 750 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the creation of a groundwater conservation district in a priority groundwater management area. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 755 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a priority groundwater management area designation for a water district. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 756 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a prohibition on the transport of surface water or groundwater more than a specified distance from the water's source; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 772 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the use of a tracer substance in performing a hydraulic fracturing treatment operation. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 853 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing direct discharges of waste or pollutants into water in certain areas associated with the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 875 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Relating to compliance with state and federal environmental permits as a defense to certain actions for nuisance or trespass. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 898 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to energy efficiency programs in institutions of higher education and certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 907 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to the management, operation, rulemaking authority, and oversight of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 908 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 914 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the applicability to certain regional water districts of provisions concerning bond approval by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 924 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the duties of certain utilities regarding energy efficiency reports and emergency notification systems. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 935 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the method of delivery of certain notices sent by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Open Government, Select Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 941 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a study regarding school district practices in selecting sites for new school campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 979 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to energy efficiency market emission reduction credit programs established by emission reduction credit organizations. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 998 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the creation of a groundwater conservation district in a priority groundwater management area. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1003 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to penalties for, and emergency orders suspending, the operation of a rock crusher or certain concrete plants without a current permit under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1053 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to notice of and issuance of a permit for the construction or expansion of a wind-powered electric generation facility located near a federally owned or operated radar installation or military installation. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1070 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the composition of the permanent advisory committee to advise the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the implementation of the ad valorem tax exemption for pollution control property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1073 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to rainwater harvesting systems that are connected to public water supply systems. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1132 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the water rights permits issued to the Texas Water Development Board for the Allens Creek Reservoir. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1134 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the issuance of permits for certain facilities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1146 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to programs funded under the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1148 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize certain injection wells that transect or terminate in the Edwards Aquifer. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1150 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to requiring certain non-ERCOT utilities to comply with energy efficiency goals. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1179 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education and other obsolete provisions of law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1201 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to regulatory takings. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1234 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to municipal management districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1250 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to the applicability of certain restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1258 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the disposal of demolition waste from abandoned or nuisance buildings in certain areas. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1306 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the procedures for and appeals of desired future conditions adopted by groundwater management areas. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1429 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to regulating certain persons that generate or transport scrap tires; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1471 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to land reclamation projects using tires. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1475 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to environmental and public health protections regarding smelter facilities at which lead-acid battery recycling activities are conducted. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1479 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the coordination of uranium mining permitting activities by the Railroad Commission of Texas and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1504 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to the disposal or storage of waste at, or adjacent to, the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact waste disposal facility. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1515 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to motor vehicle inspections that employ remote sensing equipment. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1520 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the consideration of applications for permits for certain commercial solid waste processing or treatment facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1569 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the remediation of underground storage tanks and the fee on delivery of certain petroleum products. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1576 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requirements related to the reporting of emissions events by certain regulated entities under the Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1584 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to natural resources and the environment. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1595 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to species-protection programs for the Edwards Aquifer, the Guadalupe River Basin, the San Antonio River Basin, and the San Antonio Bay and estuary system; imposing a tax. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1605 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1625 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operation of the Edwards Aquifer Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1629 82-0 (2011) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the applicability of provisions concerning bond approval by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to certain water entities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1715 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to regulation of the management and disposal of certain drinking water treatment residuals through underground injection. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1898 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the appointment of a conservator for and authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SR 1212 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2694. Reported enrolled
HB 42 82-1 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 71 82-1 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the establishment of certain water and sewer utility rates and the transfer of certain functions from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 19 82-1 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. Filed
SB 34 82-1 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the establishment of certain water and sewer utility rates and the transfer of certain functions from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. Filed
SCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 177 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to testing requirements for certain commercial injection wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 178 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to limitations on the location of injection wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 179 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the application of new requirements for commercial underground injection control wells to be adopted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 229 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the construction, installation, alteration, extension, servicing, maintenance, or repair of on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 234 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to notice and hearing requirements for an application to transfer a municipal solid waste permit. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 284 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to reporting of international shipments of electronic waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 290 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 323 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program for detecting and giving notice of an unauthorized discharge of industrial, municipal, or other waste into any water in the state. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 366 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to creating a task force to review electric energy generation policies and to study the state's long-term demand for electric generation capacity. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 433 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the procedures for acting on applications for certain permits under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Environmental Regulation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 472 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the effect and implementation of the law regarding reporting by a common carrier or pipeline owner or operator of contamination. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 595 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing discharges of sewage effluent into any water in the contributing or recharge zone of the San Antonio or Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 632 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the requirement that retail water and utility services adopt an emergency preparedness plan for use during a local power outage; providing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 634 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to establishing a carbon dioxide "cap and trade" program to enable participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 721 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for control of air pollution. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 769 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to standards for measuring the emission of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 776 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
HB 821 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 826 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to the relationship between the amount of an administrative penalty imposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the economic benefit of the violation to the alleged violator. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1014 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the requirement that certain retail water and sewer utility services maintain auxiliary generators for use during an extended power outage. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1071 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to controlling the emissions of certain hazardous air contaminants in identified areas of this state under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
HB 1114 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike | et. al. Relating to application requirements and performance standards for agricultural biomass and landfill diversion incentive grants. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1189 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of electronic equipment of consumers in this state; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1195 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the issuance of a permit for a municipal solid waste landfill located near certain municipalities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1295 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to notification of an application related to a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1318 81-0 (2009) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to the eligibility, service, and removal of persons appointed to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1355 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of electronic equipment of consumers and certain other entities in this state; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1434 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the use of money in the watermaster fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1446 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1447 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to monitoring, permitting, and reducing emissions of certain air contaminants and pollutants. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1450 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the disposal and reuse of coal combustion waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1469 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the preparation of carbon dioxide emissions impact statements for legislation pending before the legislature. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1508 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing direct discharges of waste or pollutants into water in certain areas associated with the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1525 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to disclosure by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of information related to emissions events. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1533 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to notice of applications for permits to drill certain gas wells. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 1669 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer services. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 1796 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the development of carbon dioxide capture and sequestration in this state. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1839 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the selection by school districts of sites for new schools; providing a penalty. House: Public Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1867 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1890 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to notification of applications for permits for certain injection wells. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1909 81-0 (2009) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to rules of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality related to motor vehicle idling. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1920 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol | et. al. Relating to rules of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality related to motor vehicle idling. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2108 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to the deadlines for commencement and completion of the Lake Columbia reservoir project. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2112 81-0 (2009) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the location of water utility rate hearings conducted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2122 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al. Relating to the review of solid waste facility permits. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2254 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the authority of a local government to prohibit the Railroad Commission of Texas or the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality from issuing a permit for a disposal well. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2266 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the investigation of indoor air quality in certain school buildings. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2339 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the regulation of licensed irrigators. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2405 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the requirement that certain retail water and sewer utility services maintain service during an extended power outage. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2495 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al. Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of emissions from proposed facilities in actions by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on applications for certain air contaminant emissions permits or permit amendments. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2497 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to a conditional reduction of nitrogen oxides emissions from certain coal-fired electric generating facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2535 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the regulation and enforcement of dam safety by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2587 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to permits issued by the commission. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2588 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the control of air pollution by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2669 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the implementation of projects involving the capture, injection, sequestration, or geologic storage of carbon dioxide. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2698 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the renewal of certain expired licenses or registrations. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2704 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the term of a municipal solid waste permit issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
HB 2721 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the procedure used by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in acting on certain applications for a permit, permit amendment, or permit renewal for a nuclear electric generation facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2741 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to allowing a water and sewer utility to assess a utility facilities construction and improvement charge to recover certain costs associated with certain construction and improvement projects. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2811 81-0 (2009) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al. Relating to the implementation of and incentives for projects involving the capture, transportation, injection, sequestration, geologic storage, or abatement of carbon dioxide. House: Energy Resources Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2826 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and retailer responsibility regarding recycling of computer equipment. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 2850 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to goals for renewable energy capacity derived from renewable energy sources other than sources using wind energy. House: Energy Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2867 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the development by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a rebate program for plug-in hybrid motor vehicles. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2895 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to compliance with federal occupational safety and health standards in environmental enforcement. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2912 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to monitoring, permitting, and reducing emissions of certain air contaminants and pollutants. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2922 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a registration fee for manufacturers of certain equipment. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2978 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the creation of alternative fuel programs to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3119 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of a pilot program to provide certain taxable entities with a franchise tax credit for the acquisition and installation of certain air quality monitoring devices to monitor the emission of air contaminants. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 3121 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to a study by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of toxic air pollutants in this state. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3150 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the creation of alternative fuel programs to be funded by the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan Fund. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3206 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the implementation of the exemption from ad valorem taxation for pollution control property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3311 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana Relating to the issuance of a permit for a municipal solid waste landfill located near certain municipalities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3366 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to the rates charged by a water and sewer utility. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3374 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to permits for air contaminant emissions of stationary natural gas engines. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3422 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, recycling, and disposal of mercury-containing lights. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3424 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to Nitrogen Oxide emission limits for cement kilns in certain non-attainment areas for ozone. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3427 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3428 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to measuring, monitoring, and reporting emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3457 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3543 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of a Don't Mess with Texas Water program to prevent illegal dumping that affects the surface waters of this state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 3544 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the standards, methods, and procedures used by governmental bodies in taking certain actions and managing certain information, including standards, methods, and procedures relating to electronic notices by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, electronically stored information provided by a governmental body, confidentiality of e-mail addresses provided to a governmental body, and determinations regarding whether property is pollution control property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3547 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to an order for the closure of unregistered dry cleaning facilities and dry cleaning drop stations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3550 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and related entities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3582 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al. Relating to the creation of a publicly accessible electronic emissions database. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3590 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the creation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of an inventory of emissions of air contaminants from oil or gas production, transportation, or processing facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3591 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the control of emissions from crude oil and condensate storage tanks in certain areas of this state. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3603 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to a study of fire flow service by water supply corporations in semi-urban areas. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3664 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to a requirement of a permit or permit amendment from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for the construction or modification of an electric generating facility in the coastal zone of this state that uses wind power. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3753 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a study by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the methods for safely handling and disposing of certain medical waste. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3765 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the use of hazardous and solid waste remediation fee funds for lead-acid battery recycling activities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3805 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the use of sediment control ponds to satisfy certain environmental and safety requirements at surface coal mining operations. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3819 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to limits on the purpose and power of a fresh water supply district. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3833 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the procedure for obtaining an air contaminant emissions permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for a rock crusher. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3862 81-0 (2009) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3863 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to transportation access plans for certain facilities permitted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality or the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3942 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to a pilot test of an advanced control technology for the reduction of nitrogen oxides emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3975 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to a waste tire recycling program; imposing administrative and civil penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3980 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the eligibility requirements for, selection criteria for, and awarding of grants under programs of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4012 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy Relating to the procedure for acting on an application for an air contaminant emissions permit, permit amendment, or permit renewal review for an electric generating facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4081 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the issuance of flexible permits by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4082 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to reducing mercury emissions from electric generating facilities; providing for an administrative penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4083 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to controlling emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing for penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4084 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a prohibition on the disposal of certain used equipment at a municipal solid waste facility; creating an offense. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
HB 4085 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to monitoring air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4166 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the provision of severance tax credits and exemptions and other incentives and procedures for producing oil from certain wells. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4206 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to a requirement that an applicant for a permit to construct an electric generating facility demonstrate that a sufficient amount of water is available for use in connection with the operation of the facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4280 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4286 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the disposal of sewage by boats. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4299 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 4346 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to "no regrets" greenhouse gas emissions reduction strategies. House: Environmental Regulation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4384 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to a temporary moratorium on authorizations for certain coal-fired or petroleum coke-fired electric generating facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4581 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the use of advanced technologies by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for measuring and monitoring air pollution. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4655 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to priority groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 16 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the enhancement of air quality, including the capture and storage of carbon dioxide and development of a greenhouse gas registry, the development of emissions reduction technologies, and the improvement of energy efficiency in buildings, vehicles, and appliances. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 119 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 124 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 132 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a requirement that the manufacturer of a motor vehicle affix a label on the vehicle containing information concerning the vehicle's emissions. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 136 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the Texas Global Warming Solutions Act; imposing a fee and providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 171 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to standards for measuring the emission of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 173 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to monitoring air contaminant emissions from certain sources. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 176 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the reporting of emissions events under the Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 184 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to "no regrets" greenhouse gas emissions reduction strategies. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 221 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the requirement that retail water and utility services maintain auxiliary generators for use during an extended power outage. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 273 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to testing requirements for certain commercial injection wells. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 274 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to limitations on the location of injection wells. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 275 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the application of new requirements for commercial underground injection control wells to be adopted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 338 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 361 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the requirement that certain water service providers ensure emergency operations during an extended power outage. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 456 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the regulation of toxic hotspots under the Texas Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 457 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to penalty assessment for violations of the Texas Clean Air Act committed by major sources. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 458 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to allowing the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to impose more stringent conditions for existing air quality permits to avoid a condition of air pollution. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 459 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to disclosure by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of information related to emissions events. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 514 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to providing an oversight mechanism for the Bexar Metropolitan Water District, including enforcement authority. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 718 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity to provide water or sewer utility service. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 752 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to a restriction on the formation in which certain commercial disposal wells permitted by the Railroad Commission of Texas may inject oil and gas waste. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 760 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to a pilot test of an advanced control technology for the reduction of nitrogen oxides emissions. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 761 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of electronic equipment of consumers in this state; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 800 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality water quality protection area pilot program applicable to portions of the San Jacinto River; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 822 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing discharges of sewage effluent into any water in the contributing or recharge zone of the San Antonio or Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 876 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim
Relating to the performance of annual soil tests for certain concentrated animal feeding operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1080 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Relating to compliance with federal occupational safety and health standards in environmental enforcement. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1099 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing direct discharges of waste or pollutants into water in certain areas associated with the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1192 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to biodiesel and cellulosic ethanol content requirements for certain fuels. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1231 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a requirement that a school district develop and adopt a site selection policy before selecting a site for construction of a new school; providing a penalty. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1238 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to a study regarding the Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1254 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to limits on the purpose and power of a fresh water supply district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1360 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the deadlines for commencement and completion of the Lake Columbia reservoir project. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1361 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer services. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1386 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to priority groundwater management areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1387 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the implementation of projects involving the capture, injection, sequestration, or geologic storage of carbon dioxide. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1414 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Frost, Stephen
Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1423 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to goals for renewable energy capacity derived from renewable energy sources other than sources using wind energy. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1425 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the creation of an alternative fuel program to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1426 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the installation, operation, and maintenance of automatic license plate identification cameras on a highway; providing for the imposition of criminal penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1541 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to measuring, monitoring, and reporting emissions. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1572 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to land reclamation projects using tires. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1597 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the analysis of greenhouse gas emissions associated with a metropolitan planning organization's long-range plan. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1659 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al. Relating to the use of hazardous and solid waste remediation fee funds for lead-acid battery recycling activities. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1668 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to application requirements and performance standards for agricultural biomass and landfill diversion incentive grants. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 1693 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the regulation of poultry facilities and poultry litter by the State Soil and Water Conservation Board and to the enforcement authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1711 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Frost, Stephen
Relating to the use of reservoirs for sediment control or to satisfy certain environmental and safety requirements at surface mining operations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1757 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to a study by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of methods for disposing of unused pharmaceuticals so that they do not enter a wastewater system. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1821 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to a study and a pilot project with regard to, and the implementation of policies to promote, the adoption of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 1846 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and related entities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2109 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the establishment of a voluntary hands-on recycling program for students in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2110 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2111 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the implementation of and incentives for projects involving the capture, transportation, injection, sequestration, geologic storage, or abatement of carbon dioxide; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2169 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the establishment of a smart growth policy work group and the development of a smart growth policy for this state. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 2215 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of the storage of coal ash. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2316 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the annual water quality fee for wastewater discharge permit holders and water right users through permit or contract. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 2319 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the creation of a groundwater conservation district in a priority groundwater management area. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2321 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the management of groundwater resources in the state. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2326 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2328 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the development of environmental flow regimes by the Environmental Flows Advisory Group and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 2384 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Moody, Joseph
Relating to children's exposure to area-wide soil contamination in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2428 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of Supplemental Environmental Projects to protect lands of significant natural resource and hazard mitigation value. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2440 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Relating to the Bexar Metropolitan Water District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
SB 2445 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the disposal of sewage by certain boats. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SR 1100 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3526. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HB 3 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the management of the water resources of the state, including the protection of instream flows and freshwater inflows, and to the management of groundwater in the area regulated by the Edwards Aquifer Authority and to the operations and oversight of the authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 147 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the deferral of an administrative penalty imposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality against certain utilities and districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 149 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to rates charged for water or sewer services by an entity that takes over a nonfunctioning water or sewer system. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 151 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to consideration by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a landfill's impact on the transportation systems and economic development of the area in which the landfill is located or proposed to be located. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 344 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 440 80-0 (2007) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to controlling emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 547 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to monitoring and controlling emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 548 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 642 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity of certain retail public utilities. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 760 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 911 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the requirements for interbasin water transfers. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1090 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the establishment of a program by the Department of Agriculture to make grants to encourage the construction of facilities that generate electric energy with certain types of agricultural residues, waste, debris, or crops and to the state's goal for generating renewable energy. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1235 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the regulation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the idling of a motor vehicle while the driver is using the vehicle's sleeper berth. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Considered in public hearing
HB 1254 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to environmental permitting fees and electronic reporting. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1313 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to transmittal to the Texas Water Development Board and a local groundwater conservation district of certain information by a person applying to subdivide a tract of land. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1457 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the acceptable methods for disposal of poultry carcasses. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1526 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to incentives for and the use of alternative leak detection technologies for air contaminants. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1695 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1740 80-0 (2007) Author: Cohen, Ellen Relating to the requirements for preconstruction permit renewals. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1745 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to requirements related to excessive emissions events by certain regulated entities under the Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1882 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the agreement of certain counties to certain permit applications submitted to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1917 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to the relationship between the amount of an administrative penalty imposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the economic benefit of the violation to the alleged violator. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1956 80-0 (2007) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the financial responsibility requirements applicable to owners or operators of underground storage tanks. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2073 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to emission reduction strategies for greenhouse gases. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2108 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the deadline for the Parks and Wildlife Department, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and the Texas Water Development Board to complete priority instream flow studies of the state's rivers and streams. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 2143 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the Texas Global Warming Solutions Act; imposing a fee. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2318 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to compliance histories for and incentives to reward compliance performance by entities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2388 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the emission of nitrogen oxides by certain electric generating facilities during certain months and to incentives for the construction of certain facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2475 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the regulation of toxic hotspots under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2521 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a temporary moratorium on permits for certain coal-fired electric generating facilities and to a contemporaneous study of the projected demand for electric generating capacity in this state and the potential for and consequences of reducing or meeting that demand by various means. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2541 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to emergency response costs and certain other requirements concerning solid waste facilities, including recycling facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2545 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to an air permits database created and maintained by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2565 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee on motor vehicle inspections related to safety and emissions. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2642 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to fence-line monitoring programs for the emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2654 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the regulation of the use of an injection well to inject nonhazardous brine from a desalination operation or to inject nonhazardous drinking water treatment residuals. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2655 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water service and sewer service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Testimony taken in committee
HB 2712 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to regulate emissions from residential water heaters. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2794 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the requirements for granting a certificate of convenience and necessity that includes the construction of an electric generating facility that uses wind power. House: Regulated Industries No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2848 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to creating a task force to review electric energy generation policies and certain permits for operation of electric generation facilities and to study the state's long-term demand for electric generation capacity. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 2890 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to controlling the emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2911 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation

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