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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 451 86-0 (2019) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for certain lightbulbs for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 4525 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to state agency energy savings programs. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1281 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to assessments for water and energy improvements in certain municipalities and counties. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 2068 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to energy efficiency performance standards. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 824 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for certain lightbulbs for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HB 1571 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to energy savings performance contracts. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
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 2824 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to requiring the Public Utility Commission of Texas to monitor and report on the deployment of advanced metering systems in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 3399 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to a study by the Geo-Technology Research Institute on existing and potential programs to improve energy efficiency. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4308 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority and expanding the territory and powers of the authority; authorizing fees and the issuance of bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
SB 410 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs in state buildings. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1382 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to energy savings performance contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2265 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority and expanding the territory and powers of the authority; authorizing fees and the issuance of bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 599 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to energy savings performance contracts entered into by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
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 1625 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for certain lightbulbs for a limited period. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1736 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to building energy efficiency performance standards. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2392 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the establishment of a residential energy efficiency loan program. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2769 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the date of expiration of a certain pilot revolving loan program established under the loanstar revolving loan program to provide for energy efficiency measures and renewable energy technology for certain organizations. House: Energy Resources Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2919 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to an energy efficiency pilot program for state-owned buildings operated by the Texas Facilities Commission. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 3187 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to assessments for water and energy improvements in municipalities and counties; changing a fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3363 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to authorizing local government programs to provide assessments for residential water and energy improvements in designated regions, including authorizing the issuance of obligations to provide financing for the programs; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3458 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to a franchise tax credit for recycling of oil and gas drill cuttings. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3774 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the use of money administered through the Energy Services Program for Low-Income Individuals. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 929 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to building energy efficiency performance standards; establishing the Building Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 992 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to recovery of costs for pilot programs to measure energy savings that result from water conservation programs. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1500 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to an electric utility surcharge to assist owners of certain historic structures with electric bill payments and to promote energy conservation and efficiency. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
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 775 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to using the system benefit fund for the support of certain programs for low-income electric customers. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1094 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to authorizing assessments for water and energy improvements in districts designated by municipalities and counties. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1144 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to availability of certain information regarding energy use and efficiency of certain residential property. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1182 83-0 (2013) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to energy and water management planning and reporting by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1362 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to implementation of a pilot program under the loanstar revolving loan program to promote the use of energy efficiency measures and renewable energy technology by certain nonprofit organizations. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1522 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the regulation of energy efficiency professionals; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1854 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to be used for upgrading fixtures and materials in state buildings to maximize energy and water conservation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2195 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to a franchise tax credit for building new single-family homes or duplexes that meet certain energy efficiency standards. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2674 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to energy and water management planning and reporting by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 2746 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to exemptions from the sales and use tax for certain energy-efficient products. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2894 83-0 (2013) Author: Raney, John Relating to reports on energy use at buildings of certain governmental entities and energy efficiency projects for those buildings. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 3602 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the allocation of certain money in the Texas emissions reduction plan fund to fund the energy efficiency grant program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3726 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to certain testing of residential structures. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
SB 385 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to authorizing assessments for water and energy improvements in regions designated by municipalities and counties; imposing a fee. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 533 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to a review of cost savings to state agencies and institutions of higher education under energy savings performance contracts. House: Higher Education
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 535 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to exemptions from the sales and use tax for certain energy-efficient products. Senate: Finance No action taken in subcommittee
SB 614 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to an electric utility surcharge to assist owners of certain historic structures with electric bill payments and to promote energy conservation and efficiency. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 617 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the regulation of energy efficiency professionals; providing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 700 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Relating to energy and water management planning and reporting by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 735 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to using the system benefit fund for the support of certain programs for low-income electric customers. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
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
HB 51 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to energy efficiency standards for certain buildings and to high-performance design, construction, and renovation standards for certain buildings and facilities of institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 128 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to a pilot program to implement renewable energy and other conservation technology in a state park or state natural area. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 659 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to voluntary assessment of property owners by a municipality to finance water or energy efficiency improvements. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy 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 773 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to creating an energy efficiency council to coordinate administration of energy efficiency programs. House: Energy Resources Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 775 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the adoption of energy efficiency, conservation, and indoor air quality standards for the design, construction, and renovation of public school instructional facilities. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 776 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the rights of distributed renewable generation owners and certain parties who provide distributed renewable generation to retail electric customers. House: State Affairs 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 1176 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the use of motion sensor technology in certain state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1432 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the creation, operation, and funding of the Texas Sustainable Youth Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1578 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to energy aggregation by state agencies. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 1629 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to energy efficiency goals and programs, public information regarding energy efficiency programs, and the participation of loads in certain energy markets. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1669 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the establishment of a motor vehicle mileage fee pilot program for certain motor vehicles by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1728 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to energy savings performance contracts and energy efficiency planning. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1849 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a franchise tax deduction for the cost of certain sustainable commercial buildings. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2077 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to a pilot program under the loanstar revolving loan program to promote the use of energy efficiency measures and renewable energy technology by certain nonprofit organizations. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2288 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the regulation of distributed renewable generation of electricity. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2406 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to transferring certain energy assistance programs from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources No action taken 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 2429 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to availability of certain information regarding energy use and efficiency of certain residential property. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
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 2709 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to energy and efficiency conservation programs administered by the Texas Public Utility Commission. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2916 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to the administration of certain housing and energy assistance programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3260 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to loans for energy improvements. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
SB 15 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to state energy policy and the planning of energy development and utilization and to certain related electric power generation issues. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 347 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation of the Texas Center for Sustainable Business. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 454 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to improving state energy conservation, including through the use of thermostat settings and building efficiency. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 456 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to state purchasing of certain environmentally friendly items. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
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 459 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to voluntary assessment of property owners by a municipality to finance water or energy efficiency improvements. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 552 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of the Energy Efficiency Coordination Council and to statewide energy efficiency; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
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 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 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 1031 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to design, construction, renovation, and energy efficiency standards for buildings. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1040 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to exemptions from the sales and use tax for certain energy-efficient products. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1125 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to energy efficiency goals and programs, public information regarding energy efficiency programs, and the participation of loads in certain energy markets. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1149 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to requiring electric utilities to comply with energy efficiency goals. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 1276 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to transferring certain energy assistance programs from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1318 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to design, construction, and renovation standards for state buildings and facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1340 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of the Energy Efficiency Council and to statewide energy efficiency; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1434 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to certain low-income weatherization programs. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1460 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to energy savings performance contracts. Senate: Government Organization Received from the Senate
SB 1465 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the administration of certain housing and energy assistance programs. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1501 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to energy and efficiency conservation programs administered by the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to State Affairs
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 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 278 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to energy demand and incentives for distributed renewable generation. House: Energy Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 280 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to energy efficiency goals and programs and demand reduction targets; creating an office of energy efficiency deployment in the state energy conservation office. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 303 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for labor to install certain tangible personal property in buildings that obtain LEED certification. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 346 81-0 (2009) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to the refund of the sales taxes imposed on real property repair and remodeling services for certain energy efficient facilities. Filed
HB 695 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the establishment of a loan incentive program to promote energy efficiency in apartment buildings. House: Energy Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 791 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the period during which certain energy-efficient products are exempt from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 803 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the period during which certain energy-efficient products are exempt from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 880 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain energy efficiency-related improvements to real or personal property. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1417 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain renewable energy systems and related equipment. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1431 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for renewable energy technology. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1646 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to electric utility energy efficiency goals and programs and demand reduction targets; creating an office of energy efficiency deployment in the state energy conservation office. House: Energy Resources Left pending in subcommittee
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 1655 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the rights of distributed renewable generation owners and certain parties who provide distributed renewable generation to retail electric customers. House: State Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 1697 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to a solar energy technology generation incentive program to be administered by electric utilities. House: Energy Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1762 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to improving state energy conservation, including through the use of thermostat settings. House: Energy Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1823 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxation of certain energy conservation-related property. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1866 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to distributed renewable generation of electric power. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1902 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for certain energy-efficient products. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1936 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality to exempt a portion of the value of a residence homestead from ad valorem taxation if the homestead meets certain energy efficiency standards. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1937 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the voluntary assessment of property owners by a municipality to finance certain energy conservation improvements. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1992 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain investments made in relation to certain renewable energy generation projects. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2019 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to design, construction, and renovation standards for state buildings and facilities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 2184 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to a franchise tax credit for building new single-family homes or duplexes that exceed certain energy efficiency standards. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2185 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to informing public school districts of available resources to reduce support costs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2194 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the goal of installing additional capacity for generating renewable energy. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2210 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to efficiency standards for certain appliances; providing a civil penalty. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2337 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the guaranteed level of state and local funds under the existing debt allotment for school districts whose construction or renovation design plans are highly rated for environmental efficiency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2338 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the refund of the sales taxes imposed on real property repair and remodeling services for certain energy efficient facilities. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2520 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the state's goal for electric generating capacity derived from emerging renewable energy resources. House: State Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2629 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to incentives in the low income housing tax credit program to reward applicants who agree to use energy-saving devices and energy conservation measures in a project. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2753 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to the voluntary assessment of property owners by a county to finance certain solar energy improvements. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2776 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the requirement for commercially reasonable, long-term contracts for renewable energy. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2778 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the revision of building energy efficiency performance standards. House: Energy Resources Subcommittee members named
HB 2783 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the adoption of energy efficient building standards and energy efficiency and conservation standards for instructional facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
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 3045 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the development of a solar energy visualization platform by the State Energy Conservation Office. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
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 3145 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to the goal for renewable energy capacity derived from renewable energy technologies other than sources using wind energy. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3149 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the adoption and financing of energy efficiency, conservation, and indoor air quality standards for the design, construction, and renovation of public school instructional facilities. House: Energy Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3345 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to this state's goal for energy efficiency. House: Energy Resources Subcommittee members named
HB 3375 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to energy efficiency measures and technologies. House: Energy Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3478 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to this state's goal for renewable energy. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3540 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the creation of a statewide initiative to increase independent, affordable housing for elderly or homeless persons and persons with disabilities. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3567 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to energy savings performance contracts. House: Energy Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3575 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to energy and water conservation measures of state agencies. 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 3706 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the creation of a Tex Sun solar energy system rebate program. House: Energy Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3941 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to municipal ordinances governing the installation and operation of distributed renewable generation systems. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3955 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a franchise tax credit for energy-efficient manufacturing infrastructure. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 4086 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to energy efficiency in newly constructed buildings. House: Energy Resources Subcommittee members named
HB 4261 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to establishing a no-interest loan program to promote the use of energy efficiency measures and renewable energy technology in certain residential dwellings, commercial buildings, and places of worship. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4327 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to incentives for Texas renewable energy jobs and manufacturing. House: Energy Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 4345 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the creation of the Texas Center for Sustainable Business. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4459 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to economic development and employment opportunities in the renewable energy or energy efficiency industries. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4639 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain investments made in relation to certain renewable energy technology systems. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 47 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation certain energy efficiency-related improvements to real or personal property. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HJR 75 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a municipality to exempt a portion of the value of a residence homestead from ad valorem taxation if the homestead meets certain energy efficiency standards. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
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 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 127 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to design, construction, and renovation standards for state buildings and facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 128 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain investments made in relation to sustainable commercial building projects. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 133 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for energy efficient products for a limited period. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 134 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the period during which certain energy-efficient products are exempt from the sales tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 211 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a requirement that an electric utility meet certain energy efficiency goals before receiving a rate increase. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 267 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to design, construction, and renovation standards for state buildings and facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 300 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Shelton, Mark
Relating to eliminating or modifying certain mandates on school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 427 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to energy demand and incentives for distributed renewable generation. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 435 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a statewide goal for electric energy generation during peak load periods from renewable energy technologies. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 436 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a statewide goal for electric energy generation to meet base load demands from renewable energy technologies. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 437 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to energy efficient products; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 546 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to energy efficiency goals and programs and demand reduction targets; creating an office of energy efficiency deployment in the state energy conservation office. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 599 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain renewable energy devices and manufacturing equipment. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 600 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a solar energy technology generation incentive program to be administered by electric utilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 601 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the state goal for energy efficiency. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 608 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation of the Texas Center for Sustainable Business. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
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 631 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a loan incentive program to promote energy efficiency in apartment buildings. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 701 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to state assistance to fund public school instructional facilities that meet certain design and construction, renovation, or improvement standards. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 733 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to electrical consumption by a public school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1042 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to improving state energy conservation, including through the use of thermostat settings. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1043 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the quantification of carbon dioxide emissions reductions attributable to state programs. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1191 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to this state's goal for reducing statewide peak electric demand through demand response and load management programs. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1419 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to this state's goal for renewable energy. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
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 1523 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to requiring satisfactory completion of a course in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System as a requisite for a degree in architecture at certain public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1716 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the refund of the sales taxes imposed on real property repair and remodeling services for certain energy efficient facilities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1770 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation, operation, and funding of the Texas YouthBuild Program. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1861 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of powers, duties, and programs to, and the continuation of, the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, to the establishment and administration of certain other programs and divisions within the department, and to other provisions relating to fair or affordable housing. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1862 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to state purchasing of certain environmentally friendly items. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Government Organization
Left pending in committee
SB 1973 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation and duties of the state energy savings performance contract advisory council. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Government Organization
Left pending in committee
SB 2020 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to incentives for Texas renewable energy jobs and manufacturing. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2029 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to issuance of qualified energy conservation bonds. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 66 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to power management software for state agencies. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 67 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to energy-saving devices and options for vending machines in buildings owned or leased by the state; imposing an administrative fine. House: Government Reform Considered in Calendars
HB 230 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to an optional premium discount for certain resource-efficient buildings. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 231 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain renewable energy technology by a property owners' association. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 269 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to energy efficiency incentive programs administered by electric utilities. House: Regulated Industries Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
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 467 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to an energy efficiency products pilot program. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in subcommittee
HB 625 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for certain energy efficient products for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 722 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a global warming task force. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 999 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the adoption of energy efficiency and conservation standards for the design, construction, and renovation of public school instructional facilities. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1000 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for certain energy efficient products for a limited period. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1122 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to efficiency standards for certain appliances; providing a civil penalty. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1214 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to the goal of installing additional capacity for generating renewable energy. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1824 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the guaranteed level of state and local funds under the existing debt allotment for school districts that comply with green building guidelines. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2148 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for renewable energy technology. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2178 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the legislature's goal for electric generation capacity using combined heat and power technology. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2279 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the purchase of energy-efficient light bulbs for certain state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities. House: Government Reform Considered in Calendars
HB 2284 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to an energy-efficient building accreditation program. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2567 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to energy savings performance contracts. House: Regulated Industries Recalled from subcommittee
HB 2713 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to studies, plans, and projects concerning electric generation capacity or electric energy storage, transmission, or distribution. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
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 3070 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to a study of methods for increasing the availability of certain information on energy efficiency of certain residential property. House: Government Reform
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3240 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to building energy performance standards. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3241 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to energy efficiency incentive programs administered by electric utilities. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3242 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to this state's goal for electric energy efficiency. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3244 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to energy efficiency incentive programs administered by electric utilities. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3245 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to electric energy efficiency goals and programs. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3338 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to building code standards for energy efficiency performance. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3364 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the revision of building energy efficiency performance standards. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3693 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to energy demand, energy load, energy efficiency incentives, energy programs, and energy performance measures. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3809 80-0 (2007) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to consolidating energy efficiency programs and fees. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3895 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the interconnection of a customer's renewable energy system to a utility's electric transmission and distribution system. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in subcommittee
HR 2905 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 12. Reported enrolled
SB 12 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Relating to programs for the enhancement of air quality, including energy efficiency standards in state purchasing and energy consumption; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 445 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to design, construction, and renovation standards for state buildings and facilities. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Left pending in committee
SB 489 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to efficiency standards for certain appliances; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 490 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for certain energy efficient products. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 541 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to continuing education in sustainable and energy-efficient design standards for a person registered by the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 658 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to an energy-efficient building accreditation program. House: Government Reform
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Government Reform
SB 831 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Straus, Joe
Relating to energy savings performance contracts. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SJR 62 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment to require that funds collected from retail electric customers for the system benefit fund be dedicated for expenditure to provide for bill payment assistance, customer education, and low-income home energy conservation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 1194 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 12. Reported enrolled
HB 1459 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to energy-saving devices and options for vending machines in buildings owned or leased by the state; imposing an administrative fine. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1693 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to an energy-efficient building program. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2020 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to the transfer of the state energy conservation office to the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2129 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to energy-saving measures that reduce the emission of air contaminants. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2265 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to meeting the state's goal for electric generation capacity by renewable energy technologies and the rate treatment of utility expenditures for interconnecting generating capacity by certain renewable technologies. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2429 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to water and energy saving performance standards for commercial clothes-washing machines. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2730 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to energy conservation and efficiency. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 2857 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to increasing certain new construction energy efficiency standards and reducing the consumption of natural resources. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3096 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to the energy efficiency goal of electric utilities. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 3108 79-0 (2005) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of an energy efficiency tax and to the use of the proceeds to fund education; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3153 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the creation of a wind power research institute at Texas A&M University--Kingsville. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3467 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to certain practices to improve energy conservation in state buildings. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 247 79-0 (2005) Author: Homer, Mark Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 2129. Filed
SB 953 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to an energy-efficient building program. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 961 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to a clearinghouse of energy and water conservation information and programs for school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 982 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to certain practices to improve energy conservation in state buildings. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1172 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to energy conservation and efficiency. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 1678 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the powers of the Lower Colorado River Authority to adopt and implement certain environmental conservation measures. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HCR 36 79-3 (2006) Author: Menendez, Jose Urging the U.S. Congress to take measures to lower gasoline prices and reduce national energy consumption. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 489 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to water and energy saving performance standards for commercial clothes-washing machines. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 592 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to energy efficiency programs developed by the energy office. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1365 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 2425 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to state and certain local fiscal matters; making appropriations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective according to its terms
HB 2454 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to home and building construction energy conservation standards and programs. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2897 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to state agency utility savings and capital expenditure reductions. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2910 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the state's goal for electrical generation capacity by renewable energy technologies. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 3084 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to increasing the sustainability of the State's building infrastructure. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3252 78-0 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to setting, implementing, and enforcing energy efficiency standards for selected products; providing a penalty. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HCR 290 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2425. Signed by the Governor
HCR 301 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 2425. Received from the House
HR 1772 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1952. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 778 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to water and energy saving performance standards for commercial clothes-washing machines. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1371 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to state fiscal matters; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1654 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to state agency utility savings and capital expenditure reductions. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1879 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to certain practices to improve energy conservation in state buildings. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Left pending in committee
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
SCR 70 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2425. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HB 62 78-1 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to energy and water conservation by state agencies. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Organization
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 24 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government; making an appropriation. House: Government Reform No action taken in committee
HB 7 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to governmental entities and certain regulatory practices; providing a penalty. House: Government Reform
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HR 344 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 7. Reported enrolled
HB 1953 77-0 (2001) Author: Longoria, John Relating to exempting renewable energy devices from the sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2277 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to contracts by certain educational institutions, state agencies, and local governments for energy conservation measures. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2278 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the consolidation and functions of the energy management center and the state energy conservation office and to the transfer of the powers and duties of the center and the office to the comptroller's office. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2402 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to sales tax exemptions to promote water conservation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2403 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to reporting requirements regarding certain clothes-washing machines. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2839 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to energy efficiency programs developed by the energy office. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
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 2969 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the responsibility for and allocation of renewable energy resources by a generation and transmission electric cooperative. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3025 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for environment and conservation services. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3286 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to energy and water conservation measures by state agencies and local governments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3546 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to environmental building codes based on energy conservation and the authority of a county to enact environmental building codes based on energy conservation. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
SB 857 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to exempting renewable energy devices from the sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1116 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the responsibility for and allocation of renewable energy resources by a generation and transmission electric cooperative. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 1331 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to reporting requirements regarding certain clothes-washing machines. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1332 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to sales tax exemptions to promote water conservation. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1494 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to water conservation measures by state agencies and local governments. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
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 2492 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to contracts for and the financing of energy conservation measures taken by state agencies and political subdivisions. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2600 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to energy efficiency programs developed by the energy office. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2960 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Delwin
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the evaluation of proposals for contracts by institutions of higher education for energy conservation measures. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3187 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the role of utilities in the administration and funding of energy efficiency related customer programs. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3188 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to monitoring and regulation of electric utilities in the provision of energy efficiency products and services. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3303 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to assistance to small businesses regulated by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission through its regulatory flexibility programs. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3734 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to affordable electricity and energy efficiency programs for low-income customers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1318 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the evaluation of proposals for contracts by institutions of higher education for energy conservation measures. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1534 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to the financing of certain energy-saving capital improvements. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1594 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Relating to assistance to small businesses regulated by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission through its regulatory flexibility programs. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1243 75-0 (1997) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to energy savings projects for local governments. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2148 75-0 (1997) Author: Longoria, John Relating to monitoring and regulation of electric utilities in the provision of energy efficiency products and services. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2534 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to a pilot program involving competitive supply of energy from certain sources. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3205 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to the establishment of a revolving fund to finance projects to conserve energy or water and provide technical assistance for voluntary certification of environmentally conscious builders and designers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3508 75-0 (1997) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to coupons for certain speeding offenses. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3530 75-0 (1997) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to energy savings projects for school districts, institutions of higher education, and state agencies. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 868 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Relating to energy savings projects for local governments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1811 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to energy conservation measures by institutions of higher education, including the financing of such measures. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1858 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to monitoring and regulation of electric utilities in the provision of energy efficiency products and services. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1839 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al. Relating to appropriations to an institution of higher education for energy costs. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2777 74-0 (1995) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the coordination of energy policy and conservation in Texas. House: Energy Resources Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2880 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to guaranteed energy savings projects for local governments. House: Energy Resources Considered in Calendars
SB 708 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to state energy efficiency and conservation programs; granting the authority to issue revenue bonds. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 744 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to guaranteed energy savings projects for local governments and certain retail utility fees. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 959 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to state energy efficiency and conservation programs; granting the authority to issue revenue bonds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 11 72-0 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the creation, administration, and use of the waste-to-energy project construction assistance fund. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1556 72-0 (1991) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for certain environment and conservation services. House: Ways & Means Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1914 72-0 (1991) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the purchase of energy-savings devices or measures by state agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2031 72-0 (1991) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the use of water-saving devices in the construction or renovation of buildings and in certain existing buildings. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2646 72-0 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the creation of the Texas LP-gas, clean air, and energy conservation program and fund; imposing a civil penalty. House: Energy Referred to Energy
SB 870 72-0 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the purchase of energy-saving devices or measures by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
HCR 25 72-1 (1991) Author: Earley, Robert Endorsing a pilot demonstration project in the Austin metropolitan area designed to pioneer, encourage, and monitor the use of natural gas by public and private automobile fleet owners and by consumer motorists. House: Energy Referred to Energy
HB 2869 71-0 (1989) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Amending Art. 717p, Tex. Civ. Stats. Ann.; relating to programs to achieve conservation of electric energy, and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
SB 158 71-0 (1989) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the organization, powers, and duties of the energy management center of the office of the governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1400 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to river authority participation in programs to achieve conservation of natural resources. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 389 70-0 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the purchase of certain energy-saving devices by state agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 753 70-0 (1987) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Establishing a special fund for money received by the State of Texas from resolution of petroleum overcharge matters; designating certain energy conservation and assistance programs for funding from this special fund; and making appropriations. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1936 70-0 (1987) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to an energy efficiency program for state agencies. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2013 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the financing of transportation related projects which conserve energy or have the potential of reducing the future consumption of energy from resources made available through the "Stripper Oil Well Overcharge Fund". House: Appropriations Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 2145 70-0 (1987) Author: McKinney, Mike Relating to the establishment and financing of an energy conservation program by the Central Education Agency to assist in financing certain energy conservation measures in public schools; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 2217 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the financing of certain federal energy conservation programs administered by the Public Utility Commission of Texas; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Pending in committee
SB 115 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to an energy savings program for state agencies and to the organization, powers, and duties of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 319 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh Establishing a special fund for moneys received by the State of Texas from resolution of petroleum overcharge matters; designating certain energy conservation and assistance programs for funding from this special fund; and making appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HCR 82 69-0 (1985) Author: Shaw, Larry Directing State Purchasing and General Services Commission to adopt an energy conservation program. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 860 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Shaw, Larry
Relating to electric utility energy efficiency programs and incentives, penalties for new inefficient load, and the authority and duties of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 896 69-0 (1985) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to establishing and implementing energy efficiency standards for new buildings. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 58 69-2 (1986) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the purchase of certain energy-saving devices by state agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 9 69-2 (1986) Author: Shaw, Larry Directing each state agency and institution of higher education to adopt an energy conservation program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 18 69-3 (1986) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the purchase of certain energy-saving devices by state agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 153 68-0 (1983) Author: English, Roy Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for certain energy saving materials. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 651 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to state loans to finance the purchase, installation, or repair of energy conservation devices and renewable energy systems for use in residences. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1215 68-0 (1983) Author: Shea, Gwyn Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for certain energy-saving materials and equipment. House: Ways & Means No action taken
HB 1251 68-0 (1983) Author: Peveto, Wayne To establish and implement an energy management loan fund for cities, counties and Independent School Districts. House: Energy Referred to subcommittee
HB 1797 68-0 (1983) Author: English, Roy Relating to sales and use tax exemptions. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 1821 68-0 (1983) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the creation of a energy assistance program to assist needy people and to the establishment of the fuel overcharge fund. House: Human Services Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2446 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to electric utility energy efficiency programs and incentives. House: State Affairs No action taken
SB 272 68-0 (1983) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the Southern States Energy Compact and its implementation; to the Southern States Energy Board, its membership, powers, and duties; to the continuation of Texas participation in the compact; and to the powers and duties of the Texas Energy and Natural Resources Advisory Council in connection with the compact. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 289 68-0 (1983) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to the establishment of a state program to weatherize homes of needy or elderly individuals or families; requiring reports to the legislature. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
SB 290 68-0 (1983) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for certain energy saving materials or devices. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 360 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Oliver, Jesse
Relating to the Texas Energy and Natural Resources Advisory Council serving as an energy resource center for school districts. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 426 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to state loans to finance the purchase, installation, or repair of energy conservation devices and renewable energy systems by persons and families of low income and families of moderate income. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 751 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to establishing and implementing energy efficiency standards for new buildings and to the establishment, membership, and powers and duties of the Texas Energy Advisory Committee for Efficiency Standards in New Building Construction. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1078 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the establishment and implementation of an energy management loan fund for cities, counties, and independent school districts, to financing of administration activities, and to certain powers and duties of the Texas Energy and Natural Resources Advisory Council and of the comptroller of public accounts. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Energy
SB 1313 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the establishment, funding, and powers and duties in the Texas Department of Community Affairs of an office of energy assistance for low-income people. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1380 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Bush, Bob
Relating to electric utility energy efficiency programs and incentives, to the authority and duties of the Public Utility Commission, and to procedures for hearings. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 6 68-1 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to electric utility energy efficiency programs and incentives, to the authority and duties of the Public Utility Commission, and to procedures for hearings. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 756 67-0 (1981) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to implementation of energy conservation measures in state buildings in the capitol complex. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 817 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to use of solar energy in government structures. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 819 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to solar easements and property development measures promoting use of solar and wind energy. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1577 67-0 (1981) Author: Coody, Bill Relating to establishing and implementing energy conservation standards for buildings. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1606 67-0 (1981) Author: Lewis, Gibson
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to the authority of the commissioner of labor and standards to perform functions regarding residential energy conservation. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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 280 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to implementation of energy conservation measures in state buildings in the capitol complex. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 281 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to establishing and implementing energy conservation standards for buildings. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Subcommittee on Energy
SB 637 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the use of solar and wind energy in new state buildings. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 691 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Coleman, Ronald
Relating to the Energy Development Fund and to a program to demonstrate solar generation of heat from industrial purposes. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 717 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for certain property used for energy conservation. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 997 67-0 (1981) Author: McKnight, Peyton Relating to the authority of the commissioner of labor and standards to perform functions regarding residential energy conservation. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SCR 47 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Requesting Public Utility Commission and Railroad Commission to examine use of certain utility rate structures. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SR 719 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Directing the Senate Natural Resources Committee to conduct and interim study on water supply and development, energy conservation, nuclear and industrial waste and maritime industry. Senate: Natural Resources
HB 9 67-3 (1982) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to electric utility energy efficiency programs and incentives. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1699 66-0 (1979) Author: Coody, Bill
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to establishing and implementing energy conservation standards for buildings. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
House conferees appointed
HB 2064 66-0 (1979) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to an evaluation of energy conservation potential in certain state-owned buildings. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 161 66-0 (1979) Author: Wilson, John
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to a pilot program for residental energy conservation. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
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 921 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Creating the Texas Energy and Natural Resources Advisory Council to succeed the Texas Energy Advisory Council and the Natural Resources Council; providing for its organization, powers, and functions; creating the Energy Development Fund and providing for its administration; amending The Texas Energy Development Act of 1977. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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SCR 28 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Hanna, Joe
Memorializing the President and Congress to launch an all-out energy production and conservation effort. Signed by the Governor
HB 1219 65-0 (1977) Author: English, Roy Relating to exempting from the State Sales, Excise, and Use Tax Act certain energy saving materials and equipment. House: Ways & Means Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 2032 65-0 (1977) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to an evaluation of energy conservation potential in state-owned buildings. House: Energy Resources Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 2199 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, John Relating to the efficient use of energy resources; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HCR 119 65-0 (1977) Author: Weddington, Sarah Requesting State Board of Control to consider energy efficient life-cycle costing as significant element in procurement policies. House: Energy Resources Assigned to Resolutions Calendar
HCR 120 65-0 (1977) Author: Weddington, Sarah Urging local governmental entities to adopt and enforce energy conservation building codes under their jurisdiction. House: Energy Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 409 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the granting of credits against property taxes levied by the school districts of this state to persons who comply with certain energy conservation design standards in the construction or remodeling of residential structures; and providing for reimbursement by the state of the amount of tax credits claimed against school district taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 1028 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Energy Efficiency Loan Program and the issuance and use of Texas Energy Efficiency Bonds. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SCR 33 65-0 (1977) Author: Hance, Kent
Sponsor: Hanna, Joe
Establishing state policy that thermostats be set at 65 degrees in all state buildings and offices housing state agencies. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Assigned to Resolutions Calendar
SJR 27 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for the granting of tax credits against property taxes to promote the efficient use of energy in commercial and residential structures and to require the state to reimburse local taxing jurisdiction for revenue losses resulting from credits. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SJR 54 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution authorizing the issuance of $500 million in Texas Energy Efficiency Bonds for the purpose of making direct loans quaranties for energy devices. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably
HB 23 65-2 (1978) Author: English, Roy Relating to exempting from the State Sales, Excise, and Use Tax Act certain energy saving materials and equipment. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 1158 64-0 (1975) Author: Mankins, Jimmy Relating to energy conservation in certain buildings. House: Energy Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1168 64-0 (1975) Author: Hanna, Joe Relating to waste of natural gas and certain hydrocarbons. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1454 64-0 (1975) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to the creation, administration, operation, powers, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Natural Resources and Transportation. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1744 64-0 (1975) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to energy efficiency labeling of certain gas and electric appliances; providing a civil penalty. House: Energy Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 2082 64-0 (1975) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. To provide energy budgets for state facilities. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 516 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Mankins, Jimmy
Relating to energy conservation in certain buildings and the responsibility and duties of the State Building Commission, the Governor's Energy Advisory Council, and other state agencies, commissions, and institutions; relating to energy conservation standards in buildings in home-rule cities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
90 day bill
SB 517 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max Relating to waste of natural gas and certain hydrocarbons. Senate: Natural Resources Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 524 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Limiting use of natural gas produced in Texas as boiler fuel for generation of electricity which use would constitute waste; defining superior uses for such natural gas; providing for exceptions to be granted by the Railroad Commission of Texas in certain circumstances; providing for enforcement, providing for severability. Senate: Natural Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 633 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max Relating to energy efficiency labeling of certain gas and electric appliances; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Amended
HB 298 63-0 (1973) Author: Bynum, Ben Relating to regulations by the State Board of Control requiring that lights in state buildings be turned off at certain times. House: State Affairs Considered in public hearing
HR 131 63-0 (1973) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Encouraging the conservation of energy. House: Natural Resources
HR 153 63-0 (1973) Author: Bales, Larry Requesting Sub-Committee on Motor Transportation to make a study concerning oil and gas transmission and fuel conservation and distribution. House: Transportation
HB 3 63-1 (1973) Author: Spurlock II, Joe Relating to the operation of public schools during periods of energy shortages. House: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 3 62-0 (1971) Author: Word, J.P. Relating to the conservation of oil and gas and the protection of correlative rights.
HB 406 58-0 (1963) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to allowing interested persons aggrieved by conservation laws relating to crude petroleum or natural gas or waste thereof or by any rule, regulation or order promulgated by the Railroad Commission to file suit, with certain exceptions in a court of competent jurisdiction in the county where any well or wells, land or mineral interest or a part thereof affected lies.
HB 1054 58-0 (1963) Author: Cook, George H. Relating to prescribing the powers and duties of the Railroad Commission of Texas relating to the conservation of oil and gas resources of the State of Texas and the protection of correlative rights of owners in a common reservoir; providing a penalty for failing to make report within the time stated and means of enforcing said penalty.
SB 261 58-0 (1963) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to limiting the size of oil and gas proration units.
SB 473 57-0 (1961) Author: Lane, Wardlow William | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute to authorize transfer or monies collected pursuant for the purpose of paying for the administration of the conservation laws of this state relating to the production of gas, which includes condensates and distillates.
HB 139 40-1 (1927) Author: Holland, Robert H. | et. al. Relating to providing for the conservation of petroleum oil and natural gas in the State of Texas; authorizing the Railroad Commission of Texas to stop and prevent the waste of such oil and gas and to promote the conservation thereof and to make and enforce rules, regulations and orders for such purposes.

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