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HB 1351 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of local motor fuel taxes on compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1931 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the duties of the State Energy Conservation Office regarding advanced clean energy project grants and loans and the creation of an inclusion task force for the energy industry. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
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 2212 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to weight limitations for natural gas motor vehicles. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2319 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the operation of certain overweight vehicles on highways; imposing a fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
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 2715 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the composition and use of money in the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
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 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 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 3679 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to signs informing motorists of facilities providing alternative fuels and electric vehicle charging stations. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
HB 3726 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to certain examination and continuing education requirements for applicants for and holders of liquefied petroleum gas licenses. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4217 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to energy resources planning for electric generation in ERCOT. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 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 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 1102 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to weight limitations for natural gas motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1120 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Wray, John
Relating to the prohibition of local motor fuel taxes on compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
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 1999 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to energy resources planning for electric generation in ERCOT. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 735 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the collection of information regarding the number of alternatively fueled vehicles registered in this state. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1184 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to authorizing certain utility cost savings and alternative fuel programs as eligible for local government energy savings performance contracts. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1693 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to a prohibition on the sale of motor fuel mixed with ethanol; imposing civil and criminal penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock 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 3828 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the ownership or operation of a motor vehicle dealership by a manufacturer or distributor of motor vehicles powered only by electricity or battery. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3835 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to the use of certain alternative fuels by state agency motor vehicles. House: Energy Resources Returned to committee
HB 4083 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the light-duty motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
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 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 1380 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the exemption of municipalities, certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities, and regional transit authorities from certain motor fuel taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 314 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the abolition of the Alternative Fuels Research and Education Division program administered by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
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 828 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the emissions inspection and safety certification of vehicles retrofitted to operate on compressed natural gas. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1115 83-0 (2013) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for grants for natural gas fueling stations under the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1736 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
HB 2148 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the motor fuel tax on compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas; providing penalties; imposing a tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2695 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to municipal authority to regulate wind turbines in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
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 3351 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the ownership or operation of a motor vehicle dealership by a manufacturer of motor vehicles powered only by electricity or battery. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
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 3702 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the definition of distributed renewable generation for certain generation systems installed on publicly owned land. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3836 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the establishment of a motor vehicle mileage fee program for certain motor vehicles by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
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 1529 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to an exemption from property taxation for certain facilities that convert landfill generated methane into renewable natural gas. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1586 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to distributed renewable generation of electricity. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1648 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the motor fuel tax on compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1659 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to manufacturers and distributors of only all electric-powered or all battery-powered motor vehicles. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
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 1781 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility for grants for natural gas fueling stations under the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 454 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to exempting fuel ethanol derived from cellulosic biomass and blended with gasoline from the motor fuels tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 724 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the abolition of the Alternative Fuels Research and Education Division program administered by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
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 2428 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain solar or wind-powered energy devices. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3259 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the goal of installing additional capacity for generating renewable energy. House: Energy Resources No action taken in committee
HB 3260 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to loans for energy improvements. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
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 3308 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the operation of plug-in electric motor vehicles. House: Transportation Postponed
HB 3310 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to incentives for the purchase or lease of an electric-powered light-duty motor vehicle. House: Energy Resources Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 3554 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the repeal of the motor fuels tax exemption for biodiesel and renewable diesel. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1539 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the goal of installing additional capacity for generating renewable energy. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1591 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the goal of installing additional capacity for generating landfill gas energy. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1742 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the operation of certain motor vehicles, including establishing a motor vehicle mileage fee pilot program. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1772 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to computation of the volume of components blended with taxable diesel for the exemption from motor fuels tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 237 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain renewable energy devices. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 238 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain renewable energy devices. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 239 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a study of the proportion of this state's electric energy that can be generated using renewable energy technology. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 432 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the acquisition by state agencies of low-emissions vehicles and vehicles using alternative fuels. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 650 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 797 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to exempting fuel ethanol derived from cellulosic biomass and blended with gasoline from the motor fuels tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1017 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to grants to certain school districts and countywide public school transportation systems to be used to pay costs in purchasing school buses capable of using natural gas or propane as fuel. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1328 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain solar or wind-powered energy devices. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1427 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to exempting fuel ethanol derived from cellulosic biomass and blended with gasoline from the motor fuels tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1467 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the purchase or lease by state agencies of vehicles using alternative fuels. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 1643 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to net metering for retail electric service customers and compensation for excess electricity generated by certain renewable energy technology generators. House: State Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 1652 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund or the Texas emerging technology fund to promote alternative energy sources and energy efficiency technologies. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 1731 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Relating to money available for consumer incentive or rebate programs for alternatively fueled appliances or equipment. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1777 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to a loan program to encourage the use of cleaner hydrogen fuel; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2151 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the creation of a fuel ethanol and biodiesel producer loan guarantee program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 2318 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the fuel ethanol and biodiesel incentive program of the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2516 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the use of alternative fuels by a county mass transit authority. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2582 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the production and taxation of renewable diesel fuel. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
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 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 3138 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for research and development of energy storage technologies. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 4088 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the rate of the motor vehicle sales and use tax imposed on certain motor vehicles. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4248 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate the location of wind energy electric generating facilities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 73 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide and guarantee loans to encourage the use of hydrogen as a cleaner fuel source. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HJR 140 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate certain royalties from oil production on permanent university fund lands to create an endowment within the fund to support research and development in alternative energy, renewable energy, and energy conservation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 120 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the rate of the motor vehicle sales and use tax imposed on certain motor vehicles. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 380 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a loan program to encourage the use of cleaner hydrogen fuel; providing for the issuance of bonds. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 542 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the use of money from the Texas emerging technology fund for the research and development of clean energy. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 620 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the state's goal for non-wind renewable electric generating capacity. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 645 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the production and taxation of renewable diesel fuel. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 832 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain solar or wind-powered energy devices. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 1226 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate the location of wind energy electric generating facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1227 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the location of wind energy electric generating facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 1759 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the extended registration of a commercial fleet of motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
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
SJR 17 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide and guarantee loans to encourage the use of hydrogen as a cleaner fuel source. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 375 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the development of a state strategy for increasing the availability of low-emission automotive fuels for Texas drivers. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 646 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for nonvehicular fuel cells. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1088 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the definition of "biodiesel" as a component of motor fuel. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
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 1673 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the fuel ethanol and biodiesel incentive program of the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1931 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the production and taxation of renewable diesel fuel. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2147 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to exempting fuel ethanol blended with gasoline from the motor fuels tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2417 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the responsibility for and management of the fuel ethanol and biodiesel production incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
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 2969 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of real and tangible personal property used for the production, storage, distribution, or wholesale or retail sale of carbon-free hydrogen. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2970 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to programs, incentives, and tax exemptions to encourage the use, manufacture, storage, distribution, or sale of carbon-free hydrogen energy; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2971 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to certain tax exemptions to promote sales and use of hydrogen-powered motor vehicles in this state. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2972 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to a loan program for businesses that expand the use of or manufacture, store, distribute, or sell carbon-free hydrogen energy; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2973 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the operation of hydrogen-powered motor vehicles. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3168 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to incentives for and the regulation of biofuel production and distribution in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Record vote
HB 3643 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to a franchise tax credit for the production of carbon-free hydrogen. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3909 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to requiring a preference for the use of less-polluting electric generating facilities. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3929 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the funding of the Alternative Fuels Research and Education Division of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Not again placed on intent calendar
HJR 93 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Proposing constitutional amendments authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide and guarantee loans to encourage the use of carbon-free hydrogen energy and for clean energy projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HR 2797 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1090. Filed
HR 2851 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1090. Reported enrolled
SB 357 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Swinford, David
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. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 504 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain solar or wind-powered energy devices. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 1337 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to incentives for biofuel production, distribution, and use in this state. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1607 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of real and tangible personal property used for the production, storage, distribution, or wholesale or retail sale of carbon-free hydrogen. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1608 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to certain tax exemptions to promote sales and use of hydrogen-powered motor vehicles in this state. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1609 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the operation of hydrogen-powered motor vehicles. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1610 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to a loan program for businesses that expand the use of or manufacture, store, distribute, or sell carbon-free hydrogen energy; providing for the issuance of bonds. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1611 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for the production of carbon-free hydrogen. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1612 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to programs, incentives, and tax exemptions to encourage the use, manufacture, storage, distribution, or sale of carbon-free hydrogen energy; providing for the issuance of bonds. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1936 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to exempting fuel ethanol blended with gasoline from the motor fuels tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 53 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide and guarantee loans to encourage the use of carbon-free hydrogen energy. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SR 1176 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1090. Reported enrolled
HB 161 79-0 (2005) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for nonvehicular fuel cells. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2467 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the elimination of certain alternative fuels programs of this state. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3286 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to enabling the use of biofuels (ethanol and biodiesel) in Texas. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3290 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to enabling the use of fuel ethanol and biodiesel in Texas. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3469 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the establishment of a program to provide grants to be used to reduce emissions of diesel exhaust from school buses and to the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan to fund the program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1032 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the elimination of certain alternative fuels programs of this state. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1102 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program by the Department of Agriculture to make grants to farmers and diverters who provide agricultural biomass to facilities that convert biomass to electrical energy. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1366 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to implementing a clean coal project in this state. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1548 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to hydrogen-fueled vehicles and refueling stations. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1658 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to enabling the use of biofuels in Texas. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 666 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to value-added processing of agricultural goods into fuel ethanol and biodiesel and the fuel ethanol and biodiesel incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 777 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to value-added processing of agricultural goods into fuel ethanol and biodiesel and the fuel ethanol and biodiesel incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Considered in Calendars
HB 1192 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the purchase of vehicles using alternative fuels by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1616 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to state energy conservation office cooperation with federal programs related to research on and development and demonstration of fuel cells. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2414 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for nonvehicular fuel cells. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2742 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to incineration of hazardous waste as fuel in cement plants. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HR 1772 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1952. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 1039 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to fuel cell demonstration and deployment for electric generation. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1381 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the accelerating the commercialization of the fuel cell industry in Texas, through a statewide demonstration incentive program, a temporary tax exemption, leveraging federal funds, coordination of research and development, and market analysis. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1952 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Swinford, David | et. al.
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Rules suspended
HB 9 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the conservation of energy and water by state agencies and to the authority of certain political subdivisions to collect certain infrastructure fees related to the control of water or storm water. House: Government Reform Reported engrossed
HB 15 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to fuel savings for state agencies. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 16 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to financing certain capital expenditures of state agencies with savings from utility cost savings contracts. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 43 78-3 (2003) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to exempting private institutions of higher education from certain fees charged for programs or facilities for the control of excess or storm water. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
SB 2 78-3 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the organization, board membership, and functions of certain governmental agencies and to the transfer of certain functions to other governmental agencies. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 788 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to a study of certain effects of fuel ethanol and biodiesel production in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 802 77-0 (2001) Author: Hope, Ruben | et. al. Relating to incentives for the sale, purchase, or use of certain vehicles. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1932 77-0 (2001) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to tax incentives for the sale, purchase, or use of certain clean-fuel vehicles and other motorized equipment. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2649 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to prohibiting the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission from imposing controls more stringent than federal controls on motor fuel content. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2819 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David Relating to a prohibition on the sale of gasoline containing methyl tertiary butyl ether and a requirement for the substitution of gasoline containing ethanol for use in certain nonattainment areas. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2841 77-0 (2001) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2845 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the creation of an initiative to promote the commercialization of fuel cell technologies. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3284 77-0 (2001) Author: Hope, Ruben Relating to emissions requirements for certain motor vehicles in a fleet. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3415 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the development and use of landfill gas for state energy and environmental purposes. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 5 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1725 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to the creation of the Texas Fuel Cell Commercialization Initiative and the redirection of certain federal Oil Overcharge Restitution Funds. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 2567 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to incentives for the use of clean-burning alternative motor fuels and motor vehicles propelled by alternative motor fuels. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 43 70-0 (1987) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the sale of certain mixtures of gasoline and alcohol; providing penalties. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal
HB 1267 69-0 (1985) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the sale of certain mixtures of gasoline and alcohol; providing penalties. House: Energy Referred to Energy
HB 1717 69-0 (1985) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the sale of certain mixtures of gasoline and alcohol; providing penalties. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1756 69-0 (1985) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to gasoline tax credits for sales and uses of gasoline and alcohol mixtures. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1950 69-0 (1985) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the taxation of gasoline and alcohol mixtures. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HCR 173 69-0 (1985) Author: Adkisson, Tommy
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Requesting Congress to extend renewable energy and conservation tax incentives. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 83 69-0 (1985) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the qualifications of alcohol and gasoline mixtures for credits under the motor fuel tax. Senate: Finance Referred to subcommittee
SB 981 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to gasoline tax credits for sales and uses of gasoline and alcohol mixtures. Senate: Finance Referred to subcommittee
SCR 148 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted Requesting Congress to extend renewable energy and conservation tax incentives. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 38 69-2 (1986) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to tax credits for the sale or use of mixtures of motor fuel and alcohol. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 39 69-2 (1986) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to tax credits for the sale or use of mixtures of motor fuel and alcohol. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 75 69-2 (1986) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the transfer of the amount of tax credits allowed on the sale of gasohol. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
SB 35 69-2 (1986) Author: Montford, John Relating to the transfer of tax credits allowed on the sale of gasohol. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HB 11 69-3 (1986) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to credits for the sale of gasoline and alcohol mixtures and to the transfer of certain funds equal to the amount of those credits. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Tagged in committee
SB 29 69-3 (1986) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Harrison, Dudley
Relating to tax credits allowed on the sale of certain mixtures of gasoline and alcohol. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1956 68-0 (1983) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the sale of certain mixtures of gasoline and alcohol; providing penalties. House: Energy
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken
HB 2436 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the exemption from motor fuels tax for gasoline and alcohol mixtures. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1436 68-0 (1983) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the exemption from the motor fuels tax for gasoline and alcohol mixtures. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SR 563 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H. Directing the Senate Committee on Natural Resources to conduct an interim study relating to water, renewable energy resources and waste disposal. Senate: Natural Resources
SCR 25 68-2 (1984) Author: Parmer, Hugh Directing the Public Utility Commission to take action to resolve all pending issues relating to the encouragement of small power production, with particular emphasis on renewable forms of energy. Senate: Administration, Special Referred to Committee on Administration
HB 24 67-0 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to the taxation of certain motor fuels containing ethyl alcohol. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Consideration postponed
HB 25 67-0 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to an appropriation for loans to establish plants to make fuel from renewable energy resources. House: Appropriations Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 26 67-0 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan Making an appropriation to the Texas Energy and Natural Resources Advisory Councl for research and development of agriculturally derived fuels. House: Appropriations Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 135 67-0 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the regulation of alcohol fuels and certain alcohol-producing equipment and to the coordination of activities and information relative to alcohol fuels. House: Agriculture & Livestock Coauthor authorized
HB 136 67-0 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the use of alcohol fuels in state vehicles. House: Energy Resources Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 146 67-0 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the manufacture of alcohol for fuel and other nonbeverage purposes. House: Liquor Regulation Coauthor authorized
HB 686 67-0 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to a program to research, develop and demonstrate the conversion of cellulose to alcohol. House: Energy Resources Coauthor authorized
HB 814 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to planning for and developing and regulating the use of renewable energy. House: Energy Resources Coauthor authorized
HB 815 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to the taxation of certain motor fuel containing ethyl alcohol. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 816 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to the regulation of alcohol fuels and certain alcohol-producing equipment and to the coordination of activities and information relative to alcohol fuels. House: Agriculture & Livestock Coauthor authorized
HB 884 67-0 (1981) Author: Whaley, Foster Relating to the refund of certain motor fuel taxes paid on gasoline containing alcohol. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1054 67-0 (1981) Author: Coody, Bill
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to transferring the authority to issue permit to manufacture industrial alcohol from the Alcoholic Beverage Commission to the Railroad Commission. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2025 67-0 (1981) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to a research, development, and demonstration program to facilitate the production and use of Texas deep basin lignite. House: Energy Resources Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2026 67-0 (1981) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to a program to demonstrate fluidized bed combustion of lignite. House: Energy Resources Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 2285 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to renewable energy and conservation programs by the public utility commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 92 67-0 (1981) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to the taxation of certain motor fuel containing alcohol. Senate: Finance Referred to subcommittee
SB 228 67-0 (1981) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Keese, Bill
Relating to the regulation of alcohol fuels and certain alcohol-producing equipment, to coordination of activities and information relative to agriculturally derived fuels and alcohol fuels and to certain powers and duties of the Commissioner of Agriculture; providing enforcement procedures; authorizing appropriations; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 233 67-0 (1981) Author: Short, E.L.
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to a program to research, develop and demonstrate the conversion of cellulose to alcohol; relating to the Energy Development Fund. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 252 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the taxation of certain motor fuels containing ethyl alcohol. Senate: Finance Referred to subcommittee
SB 365 67-0 (1981) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Bush, Bob
Relating to the manufacture of alcohol for fuel and other nonbeverage purposes and to permits and fees. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 398 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John Relating to a research and development program for agriculturally derived fuels. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 400 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John Relating to manufacture of alcohol for fuel and other nonbeverage purposes. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 417 67-0 (1981) Author: McKnight, Peyton Relating to the Engery Development Fund and to a program to demonstrate fluidized bed combustion of Texas lignite. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
SB 1192 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to geothermal energy devices and wood-burning stoves. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SCR 30 67-0 (1981) Author: McKnight, Peyton Directing state agencies to expedite regulations and licensing of synthetic fuel projects. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 44 67-1 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the taxation of certain motor fuels containing ethyl alcohol. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
SB 14 67-1 (1981) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Kubiak, Dan
Relating to the conservation of the mineral resources of this state; relating to the creation of a Gasoline and Alcohol Mixture Fund; providing for necessary transfers to such fund; providing for credits and payments with respect to the sale of the mixture of gasoline and alcohol. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 142 66-0 (1979) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to the taxation of certain motor fuel containing alcohol. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 564 66-0 (1979) Author: Elizondo, Paul Relating to exemption of solar and wind-powered energy devices from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Reported from subcommittee with no recommendation
HB 1229 66-0 (1979) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to exemption of solar and wind-powered energy devices from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 1490 66-0 (1979) Author: Hanna, Joe
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to the regulation of geopressured geothermal energy resources. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1501 66-0 (1979) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to solar and wind energy and their uses. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1712 66-0 (1979) Author: Elizondo, Paul Relating to solar, wind, geothermal, and alternate engergy fund and to the imposition, collection, administration, civil and criminal enforcement, and dedication of taxes on certain natural resources. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 1803 66-0 (1979) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Relating to state loans for the establishment of plants to manufacture fuel from renewable energy resources. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1935 66-0 (1979) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to the use of solid waste as fuel for electric utility plants. House: Energy Resources Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1986 66-0 (1979) Author: Keese, Bill
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Relating to the manufacture of alcohol. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2068 66-0 (1979) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to the manufacture of alcohol for fuel, industrial uses, and exportation from the state. House: Liquor Regulation Coauthor authorized
HJR 90 66-0 (1979) Author: Kubiak, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to state loans for the development of plants to manufacture fuels and other products from renewable engergy resources. House: Constitutional Amendments Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
SB 204 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Elizondo, Paul
Relating to exemption of solar and wind-powered energy devices from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SB 345 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to efficient use of energy resources; providing penalties. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 643 66-0 (1979) Author: Price, Bob
Sponsor: Jackson, Lee
Relating to the taxation of certain motor fuel containing alcohol. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 644 66-0 (1979) Author: Price, Bob Relating to a program for construction of plants or facilities for the production, storage, and marketing of alcohol for use by vehicles and internal combustion engines; giving the Texas Energy Advisory Council certain authority; providing for participation by qualifying cities, counties, corporations, partnerships, or individuals; providing for financing. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 645 66-0 (1979) Author: Price, Bob Relating to the creation, construction, establishment, and administration of the Texas Gasohol Pilot Plant; prescribing powers and duties of the Texas Energy Advisory Council regarding the plant and the alcohol produced; authorizing appropriations. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
SB 793 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to certain tax exemptions for geothermal energy devices. Senate: Finance Coauthor authorized
SB 794 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob Providing legislation to encourage the use of solar and wind energy; relating to solar easements; providing for penalties. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
SB 795 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to a taxation of certain motor fuels containing alcohol. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 796 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to solar, wind, geothermal, and alternate energy fund and to the imposition, collection, administration, civil and criminal enforcement, and dedication of taxes on certain natural resources. Senate: Finance Coauthor authorized
SB 923 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to the manufacture of alcohol for fuel, industrial uses, and exportation from the state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 988 66-0 (1979) Author: Price, Bob Relating to the manufacture of alcohol for fuel purposes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1001 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to tax exemption for sales, uses, and costs for certain wind-powered or automatic devices, insulation, and insulating materials. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SJR 43 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the solar, wind, geothermal and alternative energy fund and providing for allocation of revenue to the fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SJR 44 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt geothermal energy devices from property taxation. Senate: Finance Coauthor authorized
HB 1799 65-0 (1977) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Relating to the creation and administration of an Energy Development Fund to support research in and development of alternative energy sources and making an appropriation to the fund. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1895 65-0 (1977) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to sales tax exemptions for sales, uses, costs for certain wind-powered or automatic devices, insulation, and insulating materials. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HJR 63 65-0 (1977) Author: Vale, Bob Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to authorize the legislature to exempt from taxation solar or wind-powered energy devices. House: Constitutional Amendments Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HJR 109 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, John Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to authorize the legislature to provide by law for energy bond guaranties and to pledge the credit of the state to those guananties. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HR 24 65-0 (1977) Author: Weddington, Sarah Requesting state departments, agencies, colleges, and universities to encourage demonstration projects and feasibility studies making use of alternate energy sources. House: State Affairs
SB 176 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to exempting from the sales and use tax wind-powered energy devices and certain insulation. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SJR 53 65-0 (1977) Author: Hance, Kent
Sponsor: Vale, Bob
To authorize the legislature to exempt from taxation solar or wind-powered energy devices. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 1162 64-0 (1975) Author: Slack, Richard C. Relating to the development, production, and distribution of geothermal energy resources. House: Energy Resources Reported from committee with substitute
SB 685 64-0 (1975) Author: McKinnon, Mike
Sponsor: Slack, Richard C.
Relating to the exploration, development, and production of geothermal energy and associated resources. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SR 644 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Requesting the Energy Crisis Council of Texas to study vehicle fuel priorities.

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