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HB 642 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 815 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1168 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the mineral use of land that has been subdivided for energy development resulting in the generation of electricity. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1717 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to wind energy conversion systems and facilities and the rights of owners of land on which the systems and facilities are located; providing an administrative penalty. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2582 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to an exemption for certain quarries from regulation as aggregate production operations. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2813 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the abolishment of the transportation infrastructure fund and the grant program using money from the fund. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4217 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to energy resources planning for electric generation in ERCOT. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 47 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission and to mandate that there be such an agency. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
SB 59 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to energy and water management planning and reporting requirements for state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1305 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the grant program using money from the transportation infrastructure fund. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Transportation
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1803 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the financial security requirements for operators of oil and gas wells. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1917 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to an exemption for certain quarries from regulation as aggregate production operations. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1999 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to energy resources planning for electric generation in ERCOT. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 706 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property on which a solar or wind-powered energy device is installed or constructed. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 748 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the regulation of liquid propane gas tanks on residential property. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 857 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the legislature's goals for renewable electric generating capacity. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1106 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1178 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the enforceability of certain restrictive covenants governing the use of fuel on and supply of fuel to property in certain subdivisions or other planned developments. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1637 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the use of certain money deposited to the state highway fund for transportation projects in energy-producing regions of this state. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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 2238 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to municipal authority to regulate wind turbines in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3732 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the eligibility of property used for a large-scale electric energy storage facility for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4023 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the mineral use of land that has been subdivided for energy development resulting in the generation of electricity. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HJR 76 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 635 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the eligibility of property used in connection with renewable energy electric generation through the use of wind power for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 882 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to municipal authority to regulate wind turbines in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 913 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to energy and water management planning and reporting requirements for state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
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 1827 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the legislature's goals for renewable electric generating capacity. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1875 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to funding to counties for transportation infrastructure projects located in areas of the state affected by increased oil and gas production. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 546 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the creation of renewable energy reinvestment zones and the abatement of ad valorem taxes on property of a renewable energy company located in such a zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1570 83-0 (2013) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to the determination of the amount of energy available for sale from a clean energy project to a wholesale power purchaser. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2026 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to the legislature's goals for renewable electric generating capacity. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2074 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a franchise tax deduction for certain energy-generating equipment. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2196 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to compensation for surplus electricity generated by distributed renewable generation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2446 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the definitions of advanced clean energy projects and clean energy projects and to franchise tax credits for certain of those projects. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3168 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to wind energy facilities and the rights of owners of land on which wind energy facilities are located. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3583 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to renewable energy technology capable of serving peak demand. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3701 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to compensation for excess electricity generated by a retail electric customer's on-site generation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3780 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the regulation of liquid propane gas tanks on residential property. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3822 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to a prohibition on the use of an interlocal agreement to purchase energy or energy-related services. House: Government Efficiency & Reform No action taken in committee
HB 3853 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the promotion of Texas energy products, services and technologies in the global marketplace. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3854 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the promotion of Texas products and services in the global marketplace. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 241 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of advanced meters and the interconnection of ERCOT with another grid; requiring a study on the health effects of advanced meters; authorizing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 916 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to quorums and meetings by teleconference of the Texas Bioenergy Policy Council and the Texas Bioenergy Research Committee. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
SB 1239 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to distributed renewable generation and compensation for excess electricity generated by distributed renewable generation. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1468 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the qualifications of certain electric generation projects for programs designed to encourage the capture and utilization of carbon dioxide for use in enhanced oil recovery. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 340 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to net metering for retail electric service customers and compensation for excess electricity generated by a retail electric customer's on-site generator. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 355 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a fee on coal loaded on or unloaded from railcars in this state and to the allocation of the revenue from the fee. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 453 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain renewable energy devices. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1421 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the classification, use, and regulation of electric energy storage equipment or facilities. House: State Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1509 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to notice of the construction or expansion of a wind-powered electric generation facility located near a federally owned or operated radar installation or military installation. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2083 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to notice of and issuance of a permit for the construction or expansion of a wind-powered electric generation facility located near a federally owned or operated radar installation or military installation. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2623 82-0 (2011) Author: Beck, Marva
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to certain energy security technologies for critical governmental facilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 2766 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the use of energy storage equipment or facilities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2815 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems or technologies used wholly or partly as a facility, device, or method for the control of air pollution. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 2885 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the regulation of liquid propane gas tanks on residential property. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3137 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the construction and operation of combined heating and power facilities in certain municipalities. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3254 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the creation of renewable energy reinvestment zones and the abatement of ad valorem taxes on property of a renewable energy company located in such a zone. House: Energy Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3754 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent residential and small commercial consumers in certain water or sewer utility service matters before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Considered in public hearing
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 497 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the construction or expansion of a wind-powered electric generation facility located near a federally owned or operated radar installation or military installation; providing an administrative penalty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 943 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the classification, use, and regulation of electric energy storage equipment or facilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
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 1053 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to notice of and issuance of a permit for the construction or expansion of a wind-powered electric generation facility located near a federally owned or operated radar installation or military installation. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1230 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the construction and operation of combined heating and power facilities in certain municipalities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1591 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the goal of installing additional capacity for generating landfill gas energy. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 434 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to a requirement that program materials for the Energy Services Program for Low-Income Individuals be provided in certain languages. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 457 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to disaster preparedness and emergency management in relation to alternative electrical power for certain service stations in certain populous counties. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 469 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the establishment of incentives by this state for the implementation of certain projects to capture and sequester carbon dioxide that would otherwise be emitted into the atmosphere. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 516 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the establishment and funding of a green job skills training program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Considered in Calendars
HB 872 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the repeal of goals for natural gas use in energy production. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1114 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike | et. al. Relating to application requirements and performance standards for agricultural biomass and landfill diversion incentive grants. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1243 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to net metering for retail electric service customers and compensation for excess electricity generated by a retail electric customer's on-site generator. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Statement of Leg. Intent Recorded in Journal
HB 1391 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the promotion and use of renewable energy systems and energy efficiency improvements; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1604 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to this state's goal for energy efficiency, including load management and demand response in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1731 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Relating to money available for consumer incentive or rebate programs for alternatively fueled appliances or equipment. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1767 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the use of motion sensor technology in certain state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1991 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the use of money from the Texas emerging technology fund for the research and development of clean energy. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 1993 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to certain energy security technologies for critical governmental facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 2247 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to an emergency power supply for service stations, supermarkets, and pharmacies located in certain areas of the state; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2282 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to reregulation of retail electric services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2811 81-0 (2009) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al. Relating to the implementation of and incentives for projects involving the capture, transportation, injection, sequestration, geologic storage, or abatement of carbon dioxide. House: Energy Resources Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2930 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara Relating to the establishment and funding of emergency medical power stations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3484 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain acts and proceedings of certain local governments, including those related to tax increment financing, and the validity of certain acts and proceedings. House: County Affairs
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 3797 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to suspending the goal for renewable energy. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3798 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the total cost of transmission to competitive renewable energy zones. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3818 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the repeal of the power of certain districts and water supply corporations to allow the use of right-of-way easements for certain energy-related purposes. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3838 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent residential and small commercial consumers in certain water or sewer utility service matters before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 4076 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Power Source. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4206 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to a requirement that an applicant for a permit to construct an electric generating facility demonstrate that a sufficient amount of water is available for use in connection with the operation of the facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4384 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to a temporary moratorium on authorizations for certain coal-fired or petroleum coke-fired electric generating facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4433 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to an exemption from oil and gas severance taxes for oil and gas produced in association with the production of geothermal energy. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
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
HJR 130 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas power source fund. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HR 2995 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 469. Reported enrolled
SB 108 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and funding of a green job skills training program that includes training for certain youths and young veterans. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 441 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requiring certain service stations to be capable of operating with alternative electrical power and to have an alternative electrical generator. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Refer to s/c on Flooding & Evacuations by Pres
SB 542 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the use of money from the Texas emerging technology fund for the research and development of clean energy. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 598 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to a pilot revolving loan program for retrofitting public school buildings with photovoltaic solar panels and associated energy efficiency improvements. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 975 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a loan program to encourage the use of renewable energy technology and the making of energy efficiency improvements; providing for the issuance of bonds. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1102 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to certain energy security technologies for critical governmental facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1253 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the repeal of the power of certain districts and water supply corporations to allow the use of right-of-way easements for certain energy-related purposes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1666 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Bioenergy Policy Council and the Texas Bioenergy Research Committee. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1668 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to application requirements and performance standards for agricultural biomass and landfill diversion incentive grants. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 2111 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the implementation of and incentives for projects involving the capture, transportation, injection, sequestration, geologic storage, or abatement of carbon dioxide; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2331 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the establishment of the Texas power source fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 28 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide and guarantee loans to promote the use of renewable energy technology and the making of energy efficiency improvements. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 51 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas power source fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 1102 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B No. 469. Reported enrolled
HB 270 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the use of the Texas emerging technology fund and other incentives to promote new energy technology; imposing a tax. House: Regulated Industries Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 826 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the use of motion sensor technology in certain state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1013 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to crediting electricity sold to manufacture recycled products toward this state's goal for renewable energy. House: Regulated Industries No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1697 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the protection of real property used as open space or for another similar purpose. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1958 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to allowing a customer to interconnect a renewable energy system to a utility's electric transmission and distribution system. 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 2343 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to providing a discounted rate for electricity provided to certain school districts. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 2608 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to funding for applied research for a clean coal project or certain other projects for the generation of electricity from coal. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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 3109 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governor to contract in relation to a clean coal project. House: Energy Resources Postponed
HB 3110 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to indemnification requirements relating to a clean coal project. House: Energy Resources Postponed
HB 3337 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the development and use of a comprehensive energy plan and to a corresponding temporary moratorium on authorizations for certain coal-fired electric generating facilities. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3385 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the use of certain state money for costs related to the relocation to the city of Austin, Texas, of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission and for the support of that commission. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
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 3732 80-0 (2007) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Relating to the implementation of advanced clean energy projects and other environmentally protective projects in this state. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 3896 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to a program to reduce mercury emissions from coal-fired electric generating facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3897 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to establishing a goal of reducing carbon dioxide emissions from electric generation in this state to 1990 levels not later than 2020. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
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 1458 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of the governor to contract in relation to a clean coal project. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 1459 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to indemnification requirements and other matters relating to a clean coal project. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 1770 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the development of a comprehensive energy plan. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1785 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the implementation of clean energy projects in this state, including certain tax exemptions and rollbacks. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2000 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to a program to reduce the emissions of nitrogen oxides from certain stationary compressor engines. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1078 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to changing the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3469 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the establishment of a program to provide grants to be used to reduce emissions of diesel exhaust from school buses and to the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan to fund the program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HCR 238 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2201. Signed by the Governor
SCR 6 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: West, George
Memoralizing Congress to establish a domestic energy policy to ensure an adequate supply of natural gas, the appropriate infrastructure, promote greater energy efficiency, and open new areas for environmentally responsible natural gas production. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Signed by the Governor
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 1931 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to pipeline safety emergency response plans and the requirements governing notification of pipeline construction and operation. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2006 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Elizabeth | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the construction and maintenance of utility, common carrier, cable operator, and energy transporter facilities along, over, under, or across a railroad right-of-way. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2337 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the purchase of electricity and energy services by political subdivision aggregators. House: Regulated Industries Meeting cancelled
HB 2745 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the review and approval by the General Land Office of energy acquisition contracts entered into by certain public retail customers. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2771 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the acceleration of energy research and development. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3066 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to energy purchased for charging an energy storage facility. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 3218 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George Relating to the partial exemption of certain wind energy devices from ad valorem taxation. House: Local Government Ways and Means No action taken in committee
HB 3265 78-0 (2003) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to compensation for certain federal production tax credits lost by certain existing renewable generation projects due to lack of electric transmission capabilities. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
SB 901 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain business activities involving wind energy facilities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 914 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the construction and maintenance of utility, common carrier, and energy transporter facilities along, over, under, or across a railroad right-of-way. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 1375 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the acceleration of energy research and development. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
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 15 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to fuel savings for state agencies. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 16 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to financing certain capital expenditures of state agencies with savings from utility cost savings contracts. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 43 78-3 (2003) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to exempting private institutions of higher education from certain fees charged for programs or facilities for the control of excess or storm water. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 1850 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to audits regarding oil and gas produced from certain state land. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2234 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to franchise tax deductions and exemptions for certain business activities involving wind energy devices. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2236 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to franchise tax incentives for hydrogen energy devices. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2506 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the authority of local governments to purchase electricity and energy services on behalf of citizens. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
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 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 3348 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the Texas Energy Resource Council; authorizing the imposition of an assessment on producers of oil, gas, and condensate. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3483 77-0 (2001) Author: Ramsay, Tom
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Clean Coal Technology Council. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HR 359 77-0 (2001) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Encouraging natural gas and energy suppliers to negotiate with agricultural producers to prevent disruption of utility services. House: Energy Resources Reported enrolled
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 1751 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the Texas Energy Resource Council. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1825 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to state energy policy and the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Energy Policy Council. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 902 75-0 (1997) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to representatives of ex officio members of the Texas Committee on Energy Policy. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 903 75-0 (1997) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to meetings of the Texas Committee on Energy Policy. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1807 75-0 (1997) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to ensuring that customers receive reliable and affordable electric energy services. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2604 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to source reduction and waste minimization plans for electrical energy production and transmission. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1373 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the sale of electric energy by qualifying cogenerators. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1588 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to source reduction and waste minimization plans for electrical energy production and transmission. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1721 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce Relating to ensuring that customers receive reliable and affordable electric energy services. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1327 74-0 (1995) Author: Alvarado, Leo | et. al. Relating to appropriations to an institution of higher education for energy costs. House: Appropriations Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1968 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the representative of industrial energy consumers on the Texas Energy Coordination Council. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3086 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to implementing federal energy policy through the energy management center. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 726 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Hirschi, John
Relating to energy conservation measures by institutions of higher education. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 883 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the representative of industrial energy consumers on the Texas Energy Coordination Council. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2754 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to electric utility integrated resource planning under the oversight of the Texas Public Utility Commission, and the establishment of targets and timelines for the development of renewable energy as a source of power, and the foundation of a sustainment energy industry in Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HCR 143 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al. Urging the Congress of the United States not to adopt the administration's proposed BTU energy tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 79 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Requesting the speaker of the house of representatives to appoint five members of the house of representatives and the lieutenant governor to appoint five members of the senate to form a delegation to travel to Washington, D.C., to meet with the members of the Texas delegation to Congress to express opposition to the proposed Clinton energy policy and urge them to reconsider support of this plan. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HB 994 72-0 (1991) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the issuance of a certificate of convenience and necessity for utility transmission facilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 999 72-0 (1991) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the duty of a municipally owned utility to provide wheeling service. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2207 72-0 (1991) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to the creation of the Texas Energy Task Force, the development of the Texas energy plan, and the effects of energy resources on the environment. House: Energy Referred to Energy
HB 2565 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the re-creation of a joint powers agency by public entities for the purpose of generating, transmitting or distributing electric energy. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2853 72-0 (1991) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to the use of natural gas to generate electricity. House: Energy Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1535 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple | et. al. Relating to the use of natural gas to generate electricity. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SCR 115 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to establish a task force to study a plan for marketing the use of natural gas and/or alternative fuels to Texas motorists. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
HB 238 72-1 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert | et. al. Relating to the oversight and regulation of environmental and natural resources. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 90 72-1 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al. Relating to the oversight and regulation of the state's environmental, natural, and energy resources and to the duties, powers, and functions of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. House: Government Organization
Senate: Finance
Referred to Government Organization
HCR 57 71-0 (1989) Author: McWilliams, Jim
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Designating March 17, 1989, as Texas Energy Education Day. House: Energy Signed by the Governor
HCR 85 71-0 (1989) Author: Perry, Rick Supporting the national energy strategy proposed by the South/West Energy Council. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2033 70-0 (1987) Author: Morales, Dan Relating to gross receipts taxes on the sale and transportation of natural gas. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
SB 744 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to cogeneration by state agencies; the creation, composition, powers, funding, and duties of the State Cogeneration Council; the ability of the state agencies to charge for excess cogeneration capacity and energy; and the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to adopt and enforce rules and regulations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1477 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to creation of a Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston-University Park. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Science & Technology
SR 455 69-0 (1985) Author: Santiesteban, H. Directing the Senate Committee on Natural Resources to conduct an interim study on certain ussues concerning water and energy.
SCR 8 69-3 (1986) Author: Sharp, John Establishing a special interim committee to study energy and the energy industry; and requiring the committee to make a report to the legislature. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
SB 197 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the continuation of the Texas Energy and Natural Resources Advisory Council. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 132 68-2 (1984) Author: Hanna, Joe Relating to eligibility for appointment to and payment of dues to the Southern States Energy Board and making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
SB 52 68-2 (1984) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Hanna, Joe
Relating to eligibility for appointment to and payment of dues to the Southern States Energy Board and use of previous appropriations for such payment. House: Appropriations
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1278 67-0 (1981) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the composition of the Texas Energy and Natural Resources Advisory Council. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2025 67-0 (1981) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to a research, development, and demonstration program to facilitate the production and use of Texas deep basin lignite. House: Energy Resources Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2026 67-0 (1981) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to a program to demonstrate fluidized bed combustion of lignite. House: Energy Resources Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 2272 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to metering natural gas lines to determine production amounts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
SB 362 67-0 (1981) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to planning for, developing, and regulating the use of renewable energy; creating the Texas Renewable Energy Development Commission; providing for its powers duties and for advisory councils; providing for licensing requirements and procdures; providing for a penalty and for injunctive relief. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 364 67-0 (1981) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Keese, Bill
Relating to exemption from taxation of value of property arising from solar and wind-powered energy devices. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to subcommittee
SB 440 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the composition of the Texas Energy and Natural Resources Advisory Council. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
SB 569 67-0 (1981) Author: McKnight, Peyton Relating to a research, development, and demonstration program to facilitate the production and use of Texas deep basin lignite. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1901 66-0 (1979) Author: Browder, Jim Relating to production and sale of hydroelectric energy or power by the Trinity River Authority of Texas. House: Natural Resources Sent to Local and Consent Calendar Committee
HB 2077 66-0 (1979) Author: Wilson, Ron Declaring the policy of this state to safeguard the health, general welfare, and physical property of the people of the state from pollution resulting from solid waste. House: Health Services Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 2227 66-0 (1979) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to consolidation of certain state responsibilities for the development of energy, environmental, and natural resources policy and for the performance of energy-related programs. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
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 804 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Keese, Bill
Relating to use of solid waste as fuel for electric utility plants. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Notice given -1 hour to suspend rules to consider
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
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1398 65-0 (1977) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to feasibility studies of certain energy sources for state buildings. House: Energy Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1413 65-0 (1977) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. Relating to an exemption for coal-fired boiler systems and related equipment under the Limited Sales, Excise, and Use Tax Act. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1651 65-0 (1977) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Governor's Energy Advisory Council and the Advisory Committee to the Governor's Energy Advisory Council. House: Energy Resources Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
HB 1653 65-0 (1977) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Relating to ratification of the Interstate Compact for the Conservation and Utilization of Natural Energy and Water Resources. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2084 65-0 (1977) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to natural resources, energy, and water development requiring that all exploration and development be given every acceptable incentive, that all undesirable systems not be terminated until they are replaced with alternative systems of equal security, and that all systems proceed on an economical and environmentally sound basis. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 2198 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, John Relating to a state of emergency concerning certain sales of natural gas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
HB 2262 65-0 (1977) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to requirement of the sale of aviation motor fuel having certain octane ratings; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HCR 167 65-0 (1977) Author: Allen, Joe Memorializing Congress to adopt a national energy policy that will use the free market system. House: Energy Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 1083 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Exempting from the sales tax receipts from the sale of apparatus designed to eliminate pilot lights on gas-operated appliances. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 1172 65-0 (1977) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Hanna, Joe
Relating to the creation, organization, powers, duties, and operations of the Texas Energy Advisory Council; creating an advisory committee; providing for compensation of certain staff and for travel expense for certain persons; providing for cooperation by other state agencies. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
SCR 103 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing Congress to adopt national energy policy emphasizing development and production of energy sources. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
SR 758 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing Congress to adopt a national energy program. Senate: Natural Resources
HB 1167 64-0 (1975) Author: Fox, Milton E. Relating to the Governor's Energy Advisory Council and Advisory Committee. House: Energy Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1182 64-0 (1975) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the development of energy technologies. House: Energy Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1283 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the establishment of the Energy and Natural Resources Institute at the University of Houston and the acquisition and disposition of land and the development of new institutions, branches, and operations by the board. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 2250 64-0 (1975) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to ratification of the Interstate Compact for the Conservation and Utilization of Natural Energy and Water Resources. House: Energy Resources Rules failed to suspend
HCR 35 64-0 (1975) Author: Newton, Jon P.
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Memorializing the Texas Delegation to Congress regarding energy policy. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by Governor
HCR 54 64-0 (1975) Author: Newton, Jon P. Relating to creating an interim committee to study feasibility and means to enhance resource recovery from solid waste. House: Energy Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HCR 71 64-0 (1975) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to memorializing the Texas delegation to Congress regarding energy policy. House: Energy Resources Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
HR 31 64-0 (1975) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to requesting the Committee on Energy Resources to study all aspects of currently available sources of energy. House: Energy Resources
HR 97 64-0 (1975) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the establishment of an interim committee to study the problems of resource depletion. House: Energy Resources
SB 428 64-0 (1975) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the establishment, administration, role and scope, and funding of the Energy and Natural Resources Institute at the University of Houston and the acquisition and disposition of land and the development of new institutions, branches, and operations. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Amendments
SB 518 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max Relating to development of energy technologies; prescribing the duties, responsibilities, and authority of the Governor's Energy Advisory Council; creating the Energy Development Fund and providing for its funding; providing for disposal of capital assets under certain circumstances and on certain terms. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 519 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Hanna, Joe
Relating to the creation and staffing of the Governor's Energy Advisory Council and its powers and duties; creating the Advisory Committee to the Governor's Energy Advisory Council; providing for travel expense and compensation; providing for cooperation by other state agencies; providing an expiration date. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
90 day bill
SCR 23 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max Memorializing the Texas Delegation to the 94th Congress of the United States of America; requesting all state officials to cooperate fully with the Congressional delegation and to supply the members of the delegation with all relevant material regarding the impact of the citizens of Texas of existing and proposed energy policies. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably
HR 26 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Instructing the Railroad Commission to make a written report on certain aspects of the energy crisis. House: Natural Resources
HR 59 63-0 (1973) Author: Newton, Jon P. Creating the Energy Crisis Committee. House: Natural Resources
SR 881 63-0 (1973) Author: Sherman, Max Instructing the Senate Natural Resources Committee to study the energy situation. Senate: Administration
HR 9 63-1 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Concerning activating the House General Investigating Committee to permit a thorough study of the energy crisis. House: Natural Resources
HR 12 63-1 (1973) Author: Lewis, Gibson Urging the Governor to call a special session concerning the energy crisis. House: State Affairs
SR 4 63-1 (1973) Author: McKnight, Peyton Memorializing Congress of the United states that constructive action by the federal government is needed to deal with both short and long-randge energy problems.
SR 10 63-1 (1973) Author: Clower, Ron Memorializing Congress of the United States to enact legislation to relieve the energy crisis.

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