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HB 402 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program and local initiative air quality projects. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 838 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1437 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the use of funding in local initiative projects for litter reduction. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1515 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the expiration of the dry cleaner environmental response program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1672 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the regulation of prescribed burning by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1713 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the modification or reprogramming of the exhaust emission system of a diesel-powered motor vehicle to emit soot, smoke, or other particulate matter; creating an offense. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1837 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of counties to require a person to notify a local governmental entity before starting an outdoor fire; creating a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Received from the House
HB 1903 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the use of toll project revenue for air quality projects. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1927 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to an alert system for notification of the release of toxic chemicals by a manufacturing facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1979 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2086 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to plot plan requirements for an application for a standard permit for a concrete batch plant issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2088 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the operating hours of concrete plants in certain counties issued a standard permit by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2321 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement programs and local initiative projects. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2386 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to volunteer firefighter supervision of outdoor burning of waste consisting of plant growth. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2569 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to a review of the motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2628 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the cessation of certain deposits to the credit of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2682 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the administration of and funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2753 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the analysis of inspection and maintenance requirements for air quality permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain oil and gas facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2799 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a requirement to make certain environmental and water use permit applications available online. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2954 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the authority of a county to end a low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program in the county. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3058 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the new technology implementation grant program administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3090 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the enforcement of laws prohibiting outdoor burning of waste and combustible material. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 3117 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to a prohibition on the issuance of a permit under the Clean Air Act for a facility located within a five-mile radius of another permitted facility. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
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 3393 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the extension of fees and surcharges providing revenue to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3413 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program, including the funding of fueling stations from grants under that program. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3479 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4181 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the electronic transmission of certain notice required for air quality permits. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4219 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the procedure for qualifying for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 26 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al.
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 768 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan, including the eligibility for grants for natural gas fueling stations under the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 793 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 960 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the regulation of prescribed burning by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1045 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Kacal, Kyle
Relating to the consolidation of public notice requirements for certain air quality permit applications. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1046 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1064 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to volunteer firefighter supervision of outdoor burning of waste consisting of plant growth. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1600 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the issuance of standard permits for certain concrete plants. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1731 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to the repeal of laws governing certain state entities, including the functions of those entities, and to certain duties, responsibilities, and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on the abolishment of certain of those entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 2003 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program and local initiative air quality projects. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 2028 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the procedure for qualifying for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2034 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to creation of a task force to study the health effects of concrete and rock crushing. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 161 85-1 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the authority of a county to end a low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program in the county. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 14 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
House appoints conferees-reported
HB 457 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan, including the use of money in the Texas emissions reduction plan fund for rail projects. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 624 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the deposit of certain amounts to the credit of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 652 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 994 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1030 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to money used by counties for the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program and local initiative air quality projects. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1031 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to funding for certain roadway projects intended to improve or maintain air quality. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1465 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to money used by certain counties for the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program and local initiative air quality projects. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1693 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to a prohibition on the sale of motor fuel mixed with ethanol; imposing civil and criminal penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 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 1961 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to authorizing the optional imposition of a county air quality fee at the time other emissions-related inspection fees are collected. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2080 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the creation and implementation of a greenhouse gas emissions reduction plan. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 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 2502 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the commencement of construction of a project following the filing of a final decision to issue an air quality permit or permit amendment for the project. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2551 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the evaluation of the reduction of emissions of air contaminants achieved from certain programs. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
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 3026 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly | et. al. Relating to the permitting of crematories under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3069 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the authority and obligations of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Public Utility Commission of Texas to comply with and implement a Clean Power Plan. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3419 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to certain concrete plants issued a standard permit by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3450 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, emissions, state sovereignty and certain actions taken by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3480 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to air quality permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain oil and gas facilities. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3590 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the adoption of state rules and the submission of the state implementation plan to comply with certain rules under Section 111(d) of the federal Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3648 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to motor vehicle registration and safety inspections; repealing certain fees and increasing certain fees. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3809 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the regulation of petroleum coke storage and transport. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 4083 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the light-duty motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4087 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of pollution control property. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 321 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the amount of money transferred monthly from the state highway fund to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 427 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 603 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 911 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the eligibility for grants for natural gas fueling stations. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 922 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to authorizing the optional imposition of a county air quality fee at the time other emissions-related inspection fees are collected. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
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 1069 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1268 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the commencement of construction of a project following the filing of a final decision to issue an air quality permit or permit amendment for the project. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1404 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, emissions, state sovereignty and certain actions taken by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1432 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to prohibiting the implementation in this state of any federal greenhouse gas emissions regulatory program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1469 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to regular reapplication for certain pollution control exemptions from ad valorem taxation granted for certain property. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1619 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1675 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the repeal of mandatory periodic motor vehicle inspections. Senate: Transportation Co-author authorized
SB 1685 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the repeal of the Texas emissions reduction plan and the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1741 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of Texas Emissions Reduction Plan funds for the diesel emissions reduction incentive program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1761 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the authority and obligation of this state to comply with and implement a Clean Power Plan. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1786 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the regulation of petroleum coke storage and transport. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1849 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the deposit of certain amounts to the credit of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1949 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the allocation of Texas Emissions Reduction Plan funds. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1954 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority and obligations of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Public Utility Commission of Texas to comply with and implement a Clean Power Plan. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1983 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 114 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to voluntary emissions inspections in border counties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 787 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to incentives for the purchase or lease of an electric-powered light-duty motor vehicle. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 788 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to permitting of greenhouse gas emissions by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; limiting the amount of a fee. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 828 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the emissions inspection and safety certification of vehicles retrofitted to operate on compressed natural gas. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1115 83-0 (2013) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for grants for natural gas fueling stations under the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2292 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to the notice requirements for the issuance, renewal, or amendment of certain environmental permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
HB 2379 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the amount of money authorized to be used for Clean Air Act local initiative projects related to vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
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 2499 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the use of Texas Emissions Reduction Plan funds for a drayage truck incentive program. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2517 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of counties to require a person to notify a local fire department before starting an outdoor fire; creating a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2712 83-0 (2013) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2859 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the amount of money authorized to be used for Clean Air Act local initiative projects related to vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3215 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3216 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3450 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to a program to support the installation of certain emmissions-free generation systems that do not use water in the production of electricity and are located on publicly owned land or government buildings and parking structures. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3582 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to emission and water reduction in permitted generation facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3596 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the regulation of emissions of air contaminants from the drilling or reworking of oil or gas wells. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 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 3658 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3675 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to a study regarding air quality by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and Texas Southern University. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3726 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to certain testing of residential structures. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3812 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to authorizing the optional imposition of a county air quality fee at the time of an emissions-related inspection. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3852 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to information technologies to enhance the efficiency, useful life and global competitiveness of Texas' international commercial freight infrastructure. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 114 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 199 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the annual evaluation of water use by owners or operators of electric generating facilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 536 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to regulation of greenhouse gas emissions by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1030 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1204 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the qualifications of certain electric generation projects for programs designed to encourage the capture and utilization of carbon dioxide for use in enhanced oil recovery. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1468 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the qualifications of certain electric generation projects for programs designed to encourage the capture and utilization of carbon dioxide for use in enhanced oil recovery. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1573 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the amount of money authorized to be used for Clean Air Act local initiative projects related to vehicles. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1727 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1756 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Villalba, Jason | et. al.
Relating to the expedited processing of certain applications for permits under the Clean Air Act; authorizing a surcharge. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1781 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility for grants for natural gas fueling stations under the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1791 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a county air quality fee imposed at the time of an emissions-related inspection. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SCR 41 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1727. Signed by the Governor
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 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 540 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the allocation of the value of certain federal allowances for carbon dioxide emissions granted to certain electric or gas utilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 724 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the abolition of the Alternative Fuels Research and Education Division program administered by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 820 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to monitoring air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 822 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to reducing mercury emissions from electric generating facilities; providing for an administrative penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 830 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 919 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to monitoring, permitting, and reducing emissions of certain air contaminants and pollutants. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1037 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the creation of an alternative fuel program to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1145 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to projects funded through the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1203 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to idling the diesel engine of a school bus while the bus is parked at a public school or in a school crossing zone. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1403 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to eligibility to participate in the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1572 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the applicability of certain restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1906 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the idling of motor vehicles; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1981 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to measuring, monitoring, and reporting emissions. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2030 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the use of money made available to certain counties by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for local initiative air quality projects. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2198 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to administrative penalties for air quality violations. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2305 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to certain health and safety matters regarding appropriate places that are accessible to certain individuals. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2306 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to certain health and safety matters regarding appropriate places of employment and places that are accessible to the public. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2545 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to the participation of this state in the Regional Air Quality Compact. House: State Sovereignty, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2639 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to motor vehicle inspections that employ remote sensing equipment. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2667 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to operating permit fees for air pollutant emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 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 2832 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the idling of motor vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2938 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to a grant program for certain natural gas motor vehicles. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2987 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to establishing an account for the purchase or operation of emissions monitoring devices in certain counties. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3066 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to regulation of air contaminant emissions from oil and gas wells. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3110 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the issuance of permits for certain facilities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Energy Resources Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3188 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to prohibiting the implementation in this state of any federal greenhouse gas emissions regulatory program. House: State Sovereignty, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3196 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to requirements related to the reporting of emissions events by certain regulated entities under the Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3251 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the provision for notice and comment for pollution control projects. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3268 82-0 (2011) Author: Lyne, Lanham
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to permits for air contaminant emissions of stationary natural gas engines used in combined heating and power systems. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3272 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3310 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to incentives for the purchase or lease of an electric-powered light-duty motor vehicle. House: Energy Resources Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 3399 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the requirements for grant programs funded through the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3418 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to certain state fiscal matters related to natural resources or the environment. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3541 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to requirements to meet national ambient air quality standards. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3544 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to grant or deny an air contaminant emissions permit. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3545 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to air contaminant emissions in air quality control regions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HCR 66 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases for stationary sources. House: Environmental Regulation Received from the House
SB 20 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Relating to grant programs for certain natural gas motor vehicles and alternative fuel facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 102 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to allocation of certain money in the Texas emissions reduction plan fund to air quality monitoring activities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 104 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to restrictions on the release into the air of natural gas and associated vapors from a gas well. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 338 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to penalty assessment for violations of the Texas Clean Air Act committed by major sources. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 339 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to disclosure by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of information related to emissions events. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 340 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the reporting of emissions events under the Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 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 385 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Otto, John | et. al.
Relating to the creation of programs to support the use of alternative fuels, including an alternative fuel program to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund and a grant program for certain natural gas vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 399 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to a diesel vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program and low-income vehicle repair assistance for diesel vehicles. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 455 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 493 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the idling of motor vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 527 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to projects funded through the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 672 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to measuring, monitoring, and reporting emissions. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 674 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to standards for measuring the emission of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 675 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to allowing the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to impose more stringent conditions for existing air quality permits to avoid a condition of air pollution. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 676 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the regulation of toxic hotspots under the Texas Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 875 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Relating to compliance with state and federal environmental permits as a defense to certain actions for nuisance or trespass. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 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 1003 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to penalties for, and emergency orders suspending, the operation of a rock crusher or certain concrete plants without a current permit under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1134 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the issuance of permits for certain facilities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1146 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to programs funded under the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1250 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to the applicability of certain restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1475 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to environmental and public health protections regarding smelter facilities at which lead-acid battery recycling activities are conducted. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1498 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to idling the diesel engine of a school bus while the bus is parked at a public school or in a school crossing zone. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1515 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to motor vehicle inspections that employ remote sensing equipment. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1541 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the inclusion of certain emissions reduction projects or activities in the cost of a transportation project of a regional mobility authority. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1576 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requirements related to the reporting of emissions events by certain regulated entities under the Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1584 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to natural resources and the environment. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1859 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain health and safety matters regarding appropriate places of employment and places that are accessible to the public. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 20 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases for stationary sources. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 290 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 432 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the acquisition by state agencies of low-emissions vehicles and vehicles using alternative fuels. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 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 557 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the establishment of an air pollutant watch list and associated reports for the purpose of controlling the emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 634 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to establishing a carbon dioxide "cap and trade" program to enable participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 650 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 657 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the requirement that state agencies purchase low-emissions vehicles as a minimum percentage of their purchased vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 715 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to motor vehicle inspection stations that perform emissions inspections using only the onboard diagnostic system of inspected vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 721 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for control of air pollution. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 769 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to standards for measuring the emission of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 776 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
HB 857 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the penalty for certain outdoor burning violations. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1017 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to grants to certain school districts and countywide public school transportation systems to be used to pay costs in purchasing school buses capable of using natural gas or propane as fuel. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1071 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to controlling the emissions of certain hazardous air contaminants in identified areas of this state under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
HB 1114 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike | et. al. Relating to application requirements and performance standards for agricultural biomass and landfill diversion incentive grants. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1171 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the addition of certain counties to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1446 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1447 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to monitoring, permitting, and reducing emissions of certain air contaminants and pollutants. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1469 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the preparation of carbon dioxide emissions impact statements for legislation pending before the legislature. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1525 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to disclosure by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of information related to emissions events. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1796 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the development of carbon dioxide capture and sequestration in this state. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1909 81-0 (2009) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to rules of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality related to motor vehicle idling. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1920 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol | et. al. Relating to rules of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality related to motor vehicle idling. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2255 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the release into the air of natural gas and associated vapors from a gas well. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2266 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the investigation of indoor air quality in certain school buildings. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2355 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol | et. al. Relating to the purchase of cement or cement products by certain governmental entities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2495 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al. Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of emissions from proposed facilities in actions by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on applications for certain air contaminant emissions permits or permit amendments. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2497 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to a conditional reduction of nitrogen oxides emissions from certain coal-fired electric generating facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2587 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to permits issued by the commission. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2588 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the control of air pollution by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2669 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the implementation of projects involving the capture, injection, sequestration, or geologic storage of carbon dioxide. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2770 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of certain air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process for electric generating facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2782 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to regulation of electric generation capacity ownership in the electric power market. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
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 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 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 2872 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the establishment by the State Soil and Water Conservation Board of a carbon dioxide sequestration or emissions offset program. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2912 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to monitoring, permitting, and reducing emissions of certain air contaminants and pollutants. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 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 3054 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the use of certain refrigerants in motor vehicle air conditioning units. House: Transportation Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3119 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of a pilot program to provide certain taxable entities with a franchise tax credit for the acquisition and installation of certain air quality monitoring devices to monitor the emission of air contaminants. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 3121 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to a study by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of toxic air pollutants in this state. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 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 3206 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the implementation of the exemption from ad valorem taxation for pollution control property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3317 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the idling of motor vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3374 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to permits for air contaminant emissions of stationary natural gas engines. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3424 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to Nitrogen Oxide emission limits for cement kilns in certain non-attainment areas for ozone. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3428 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to measuring, monitoring, and reporting emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3547 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to an order for the closure of unregistered dry cleaning facilities and dry cleaning drop stations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3582 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al. Relating to the creation of a publicly accessible electronic emissions database. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3590 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the creation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of an inventory of emissions of air contaminants from oil or gas production, transportation, or processing facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3591 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the control of emissions from crude oil and condensate storage tanks in certain areas of this state. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3656 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan, including the motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program under the plan. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3699 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to eligibility for and the effect for school finance purposes of the ad valorem tax exemption for pollution control property and the adjustment of the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit to compensate for the costs of compliance with pollution control requirements. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3827 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the delivery of regulated substances into underground storage tanks; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Motion withdrawn
HB 3833 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the procedure for obtaining an air contaminant emissions permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for a rock crusher. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3942 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to a pilot test of an advanced control technology for the reduction of nitrogen oxides emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4012 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy Relating to the procedure for acting on an application for an air contaminant emissions permit, permit amendment, or permit renewal review for an electric generating facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4081 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the issuance of flexible permits by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4082 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to reducing mercury emissions from electric generating facilities; providing for an administrative penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4083 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to controlling emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing for penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4085 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to monitoring air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4120 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to an odor nuisance ordinance enacted by a municipality. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4206 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to a requirement that an applicant for a permit to construct an electric generating facility demonstrate that a sufficient amount of water is available for use in connection with the operation of the facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4208 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to idling the diesel engine of a school bus while the bus is parked at a public school or school event. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4346 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to "no regrets" greenhouse gas emissions reduction strategies. House: Environmental Regulation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4581 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the use of advanced technologies by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for measuring and monitoring air pollution. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 177 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Directing state agencies to initiate emission reduction policies and programs in order to help Central and South Central Texas meet the 2008 National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ground-level ozone. House: Environmental Regulation Received from the House
HJR 123 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide and guarantee loans to encourage clean energy projects. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 2975 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1796. Reported enrolled
HR 2995 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 469. Reported enrolled
SB 16 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the enhancement of air quality, including the capture and storage of carbon dioxide and development of a greenhouse gas registry, the development of emissions reduction technologies, and the improvement of energy efficiency in buildings, vehicles, and appliances. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 119 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 126 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a temporary moratorium on authorizations for certain coal-fired electric generating facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 132 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a requirement that the manufacturer of a motor vehicle affix a label on the vehicle containing information concerning the vehicle's emissions. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 136 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the Texas Global Warming Solutions Act; imposing a fee and providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 171 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to standards for measuring the emission of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 173 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to monitoring air contaminant emissions from certain sources. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 176 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the reporting of emissions events under the Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 184 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to "no regrets" greenhouse gas emissions reduction strategies. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 259 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 456 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the regulation of toxic hotspots under the Texas Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 457 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to penalty assessment for violations of the Texas Clean Air Act committed by major sources. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 458 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to allowing the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to impose more stringent conditions for existing air quality permits to avoid a condition of air pollution. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 459 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to disclosure by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of information related to emissions events. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 483 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to the establishment of incentives by this state for the implementation of certain projects to capture and sequester in geological formations carbon dioxide that would otherwise be emitted into the atmosphere. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 579 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to an exception to the purchase of a refrigerant or equipment containing a refrigerant. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 645 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the production and taxation of renewable diesel fuel. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 760 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to a pilot test of an advanced control technology for the reduction of nitrogen oxides emissions. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 763 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the requirement that state agencies purchase low-emissions vehicles as a minimum percentage of their purchased vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Finance
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 902 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to restrictions on the release into the air of natural gas and associated vapors from a gas well. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
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 1192 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to biodiesel and cellulosic ethanol content requirements for certain fuels. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1387 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the implementation of projects involving the capture, injection, sequestration, or geologic storage of carbon dioxide. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1472 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Hernandez, Ana
Relating to public meetings for permit applications under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1541 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to measuring, monitoring, and reporting emissions. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1597 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the analysis of greenhouse gas emissions associated with a metropolitan planning organization's long-range plan. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1668 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to application requirements and performance standards for agricultural biomass and landfill diversion incentive grants. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 1693 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the regulation of poultry facilities and poultry litter by the State Soil and Water Conservation Board and to the enforcement authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1828 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the idling of motor vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2019 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to the use of certain refrigerants in motor vehicle air conditioning units. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 2090 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the delivery of regulated substances into underground storage tanks; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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 2382 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the implementation by the comptroller of a low-emission vehicle program for the state vehicle fleet. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SCR 60 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Directing state agencies to initiate emission reduction policies and programs in order to help Central and South Central Texas meet the 2008 National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ground-level ozone. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SJR 39 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide and guarantee loans to encourage advanced clean energy projects. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SR 1099 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1796. Reported enrolled
SR 1102 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B No. 469. Reported enrolled
HB 344 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 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 440 80-0 (2007) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to controlling emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 547 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to monitoring and controlling emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 548 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 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 760 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 861 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to smoke detectors in certain residential dwellings. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1090 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the establishment of a program by the Department of Agriculture to make grants to encourage the construction of facilities that generate electric energy with certain types of agricultural residues, waste, debris, or crops and to the state's goal for generating renewable energy. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1172 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the burning of household waste in unincorporated residential areas of certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1235 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the regulation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the idling of a motor vehicle while the driver is using the vehicle's sleeper berth. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Considered in public hearing
HB 1252 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the period after which a preconstruction permit issued or renewed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality under the Texas Clean Air Act is subject to review. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1253 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to nitrogen oxide allowance allocation adjustments and the incorporation of modifications to federal rules under the state implementation plan. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1291 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the clean school bus program. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1335 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan, including the motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program under the plan. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1526 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to incentives for and the use of alternative leak detection technologies for air contaminants. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1740 80-0 (2007) Author: Cohen, Ellen Relating to the requirements for preconstruction permit renewals. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1745 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to requirements related to excessive emissions events by certain regulated entities under the Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1862 80-0 (2007) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to penalties for certain violations by a person or facility certified to conduct vehicle and equipment inspections required by law. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1956 80-0 (2007) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the financial responsibility requirements applicable to owners or operators of underground storage tanks. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2073 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to emission reduction strategies for greenhouse gases. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2181 80-0 (2007) Author: Crabb, Joe Relating to a late fee charged in connection with the inspection of a vehicle with an invalid inspection certificate. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2293 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to a requirement that state agencies purchase low-emissions vehicles as a minimum percentage of their vehicles purchased. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2320 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to a temporary moratorium on authorizations for certain coal-fired electric generating facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2362 80-0 (2007) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to a greenhouse gas "cap and trade" program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2363 80-0 (2007) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the establishment of an air pollutant watch list and associated reports for the purpose of controlling the emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2388 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the emission of nitrogen oxides by certain electric generating facilities during certain months and to incentives for the construction of certain facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2417 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the responsibility for and management of the fuel ethanol and biodiesel production incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2475 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the regulation of toxic hotspots under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2521 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a temporary moratorium on permits for certain coal-fired electric generating facilities and to a contemporaneous study of the projected demand for electric generating capacity in this state and the potential for and consequences of reducing or meeting that demand by various means. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2545 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to an air permits database created and maintained by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 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 2642 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to fence-line monitoring programs for the emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2712 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to regulate emissions from residential water heaters. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2722 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an air pollutant watch list and associated reports for the purpose of controlling the emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2806 80-0 (2007) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to a motor vehicle sales tax exemption for the trade-in of older vehicles. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2847 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of certain air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process for electric generating facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2890 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to controlling the emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2911 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2934 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the regulation of emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
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 3111 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for purchasing electricity from a clean coal project. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3112 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to certain matters regarding a clean coal project, including contracting authority and indemnification requirements, liability, representation of a state agency by the attorney general, and monitoring of sequestered carbon dioxide. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3117 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to the use of effects screening levels in controlling emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3156 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to an air pollutant watch list to aid in controlling the emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3157 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to public meetings held by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in geographic areas listed on the commission's air pollutant watch list. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3168 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to incentives for and the regulation of biofuel production and distribution in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Record vote
HB 3220 80-0 (2007) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the environmental regulation and remediation of dry cleaning facilities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3229 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for control of air pollution. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3308 80-0 (2007) Author: England, Kirk Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality provide notice related to certain permit applications to certain local officials. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3369 80-0 (2007) Author: England, Kirk Relating to the inclusion of proposed electric generating units in an amendment or revision to the state implementation plan. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3431 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the use of anthropogenic carbon dioxide in the recovery of oil. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 3528 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to clarification of the definition of best available control technology. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3570 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the regulation of quarries; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3592 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to prohibiting a municipality from enacting regulations on air pollution that apply outside its corporate limits. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3655 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to a moratorium on the issuance of air contaminant emissions permits for certain electric generating facilities that may impair this state's efforts to host the United States Department of Energy FutureGen clean coal technology project. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3656 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to a conditional reduction of nitrogen oxides emissions from certain coal-fired electric generating facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3657 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al. Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of emissions from proposed facilities in actions by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on applications for certain air contaminant emissions permits or permit amendments. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
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 3892 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the issuance of permits affecting air quality and notification of certain local officials. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
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
HB 3909 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to requiring a preference for the use of less-polluting electric generating facilities. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3911 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to grant or deny an air contaminant emissions permit. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3912 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to a conditional reduction of nitrogen oxides emissions from certain industrial or utility furnaces and boilers. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3939 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to carbon dioxide emissions for electric generating units. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HCR 149 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Urging Congress and the Environmental Protection Agency to recognize that the State of Texas has done everything in its power to meet the current attainment deadline for the eight-hour ozone standard. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HJR 70 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the right to hunt, fish, and otherwise enjoy reasonable access to certain natural resources and the right to enjoy clean air and water. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
HR 2797 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1090. Filed
HR 2851 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1090. Reported enrolled
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 93 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to monitoring and controlling emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 124 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 196 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the burning of household waste in unincorporated residential areas of certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 338 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to carbon monoxide alarms and smoke detectors in certain residential dwellings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 357 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the establishment of a program by the Department of Agriculture to make grants to encourage the construction of facilities that generate electric energy with certain types of agricultural residues, waste, debris, or crops. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 529 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the clean school bus program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 644 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 712 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the regulation of quarries; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 860 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a temporary moratorium on authorizations for certain coal-fired electric generating facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 945 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the Texas Global Warming Solutions Act; imposing a fee and providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1177 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to a pilot test of an advanced control technology for the reduction of nitrogen oxides emissions. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1317 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to prohibiting a municipality from enacting regulations on air pollution that apply outside its corporate limits. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1337 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to incentives for biofuel production, distribution, and use in this state. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1351 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: England, Kirk
Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality provide notice related to certain permit applications to certain local officials. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1460 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a franchise tax credit for purchasing electricity from a clean coal project. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1461 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Relating to certain matters regarding a clean coal project, including contracting authority and indemnification requirements, liability, representation of a state agency by the attorney general, and monitoring of sequestered carbon dioxide. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1665 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to regulation of emissions from residential water heaters. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1672 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to nitrogen oxide allowance allocation adjustments and the incorporation of modifications to federal rules under the state implementation plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1687 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Strama, Mark
Relating to emission reduction strategies for greenhouse gases. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1762 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board regarding the impact of climate change on surface water supplies from the portion of the Rio Grande in Texas subject to the Rio Grande Compact. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1771 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the duties of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality related to the state implementation plan for national ambient air quality standards. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
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 1855 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al. Relating to the regulation of toxic hotspots under the Texas Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 1906 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of toxic hotspots under the Texas Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1916 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to grant or deny an air contaminant emissions permit. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1924 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of an air pollutant watch list and associated reports for the purpose of controlling the emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1958 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to certain circumstances under which the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is required or authorized to deny or amend a permit under the Texas Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
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
SR 1176 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1090. Reported enrolled
SR 1194 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 12. Reported enrolled
HB 8 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos and silica. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 39 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to outdoor burning of household refuse in certain counties; creating an offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 170 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to supplemental environmental projects in local communities and site-specific air quality monitoring for certain facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 278 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to air quality control measures proposed pursuant to an early action compact. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 313 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to supplemental environmental projects in local communities and site-specific air quality monitoring for certain facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 911 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to operating permit fees for air pollutant emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 923 79-0 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the location of concrete stockpiles at certain portable concrete crushing facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 924 79-0 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the location of concrete stockpiles at certain portable concrete crushing facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 965 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the regulation of emissions from certain residential water heaters. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 991 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to authorizing the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to enter into voluntary emissions reduction agreements with owners of stationary sources or groups of stationary sources. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1429 79-0 (2005) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the enforcement of the prohibition on constructing or operating certain rock crushers or concrete plants without the necessary Clean Air Act permit. House: Environmental Regulation Postponed
HB 1540 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the regulation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the idling of a motor vehicle while the driver is using the vehicle's sleeper berth; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1611 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Relating to the use of money for the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1693 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to an energy-efficient building program. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1880 79-0 (2005) Author: Mowery, Anna | et. al. Relating to the issuance of permits affecting air quality and notification of certain local officials. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1900 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the assessment and regulation of emissions events. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2240 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the circumstances under which the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality may authorize certain emissions reductions to be substituted for other emissions reductions. House: Border & International Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2376 79-0 (2005) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the environmental regulation and remediation of dry cleaning facilities; imposing a penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2411 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to emissions reductions obtained through certain energy efficiency initiatives. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2467 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the elimination of certain alternative fuels programs of this state. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2481 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to air contaminant emissions reductions, including the continuation and provisions of the Texas emissions reduction plan and the use of money currently dedicated to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2577 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to air pollutant emissions from electric generating facilities; providing for an administrative penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2758 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to certain permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2792 79-0 (2005) Author: Moreno, Joe | et. al. Relating to monitoring and controlling emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2793 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the removal and collection of convenience switches from motor vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2824 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the regulation of certain dry cleaning facilities. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2843 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to required participation by certain counties in the vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
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 2896 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the regulation and recycling of scrap metal components by the Texas Department of Transportation; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Posting rule suspended
HB 2949 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to issue an emergency order authorizing certain action in the event of a catastrophe. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3007 79-0 (2005) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the eligibility of certain counties for Texas emissions reduction plan grants. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
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 3114 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to managing and maximizing federal money for certain state programs. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3141 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to outdoor burning in certain counties under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3156 79-0 (2005) Author: Noriega, Melissa Relating to monitoring and controlling emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3439 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the enforcement of laws governing emissions and upsets that are administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, including the imposition and assessment of fees and penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3451 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to adoption of rules by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality relating to effects screening levels. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
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
HCR 248 79-0 (2005) Author: Homer, Mark
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 2481. Signed by the Governor
HR 570 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Memorializing congress to express its commitment to clean air and economic development by passing the Clear Skies Act of 2005. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HR 2249 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2793. Reported enrolled
HR 2250 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2481. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 95 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the establishment of an asthma research center at the Texas Tech University campus in El Paso. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 123 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to air quality control measures proposed pursuant to an early action compact. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 444 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Relating to registration fee credits for the owners of certain dry cleaning facilities that do not participate in the dry cleaning facility release fund. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 473 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to a prohibition on the regulation of emissions from residential water heaters. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 484 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the imposition of the operating permit fee under the Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 650 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the continuation of the Texas emissions reduction plan, including the funding for the plan. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 667 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to certain circumstances under which the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is required or authorized to deny or amend a permit under the Texas Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 784 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the acceptance by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of certain emissions reductions in exchange for other emissions reductions. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 786 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation of a panel of experts to review the process of issuing permits under the Texas Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 948 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the assessment and regulation of emissions events. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 953 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to an energy-efficient building program. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1032 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the elimination of certain alternative fuels programs of this state. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1102 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program by the Department of Agriculture to make grants to farmers and diverters who provide agricultural biomass to facilities that convert biomass to electrical energy. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1171 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the enforcement of the prohibition on operating certain rock crushers or concrete plants without the necessary Clean Air Act permit. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1387 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to adoption of rules by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality relating to effects screening levels. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1523 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to air pollutant emissions from electric generating facilities; providing for an administrative penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1542 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to certain permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1665 79-0 (2005) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to outdoor burning in certain counties under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1681 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al. Relating to the removal and collection of convenience switches from motor vehicles; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 1710 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to outdoor burning under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1724 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to monitoring and controlling emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1740 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain construction activities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SR 255 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Urging Congress to express its commitment to the public and economic health and development of Texas by passing the Clear Skies Act of 2005. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SR 1096 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2793. Reported enrolled
HB 87 79-1 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the location of concrete stockpiles at certain portable concrete crushing facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 41 79-2 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the location of concrete stockpiles at certain portable concrete crushing facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 28 79-3 (2006) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a tax on mercury emissions and to the use of the proceeds to fund education; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 170 79-3 (2006) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to controlling emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 2 79-3 (2006) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the ownership and use of carbon dioxide captured by a clean coal project. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HB 22 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to the development and implementation of school district indoor air quality programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 44 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the duties of and the renaming of the small business stationary source assistance program as the small business compliance assistance program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 473 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to indoor air quality in public school buildings. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 555 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to notice requirements for certain portable facilities under the Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 638 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to emissions reductions incentives and the emissions reductions incentives account. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1001 78-0 (2003) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to the penalty for speeding on a highway where the Texas Transportation Commission has established a speed limit for environmental purposes. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1111 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to investigation and testing, technical assistance, and certain other matters related to indoor air quality in state buildings. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1219 78-0 (2003) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1287 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the location and operation of certain portable facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 1366 78-0 (2003) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the environmental regulation and remediation of certain dry cleaning facilities; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 1374 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to safety and emissions inspections of motor vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1422 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to a lost, stolen, or destroyed motor vehicle inspection certificate. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
HB 1436 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to fees credited to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1481 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the operating permit fees account for fees collected under Titles IV and V of the Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1616 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to state energy conservation office cooperation with federal programs related to research on and development and demonstration of fuel cells. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1812 78-0 (2003) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the location and operation of a concrete crushing facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1960 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to authorizing the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to enter into voluntary emissions reduction agreements with owners of stationary sources or groups of stationary sources. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1978 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the regulation of outdoor burning of domestic waste. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2045 78-0 (2003) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to supplemental environmental projects in local communities and site-specific air quality monitoring for certain facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2230 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the imposition of an excessive emissions events fee to support air quality monitoring at certain schools. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2280 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to requiring the Texas Transportation Commission to require each highway district of the state that includes an urban area to establish a green ribbon master plan for the area. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2290 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to operating permit fees for air pollutant emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
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 2490 78-0 (2003) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the location of certain concrete and asphalt plants. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2839 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the establishment of an asthma research center at the Texas Tech University campus in El Paso. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2874 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the operations, functions, and funding of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2875 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the definition of "dispose of" for purposes of criminal penalties imposed under the Water Code. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2877 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to certain permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Returned from the House for further action
HB 2932 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the permitting process for the construction of certain concrete plants. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2963 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle emissions in counties participating in early action compacts. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 3090 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to administrative hearings held in matters regarding the regulation of motor vehicle inspection stations and inspectors House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HCR 206 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Directing the TCEQ to implement changes adopted by EPA in 2002 relating to the review of sources of air contaminants. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HCR 218 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Memorializing congress to urge the EPA to redesignate El Paso from a nonattainment area to an attainment area. House: Environmental Regulation Received from the House
HCR 300 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 1365. Signed by the Governor
HR 1852 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1365. Reported enrolled
SB 129 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the regulation of mold remediation and other mold-related activities; providing civil, administrative, and criminal penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 171 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to restrictions on the imposition of the operating permit fee under the Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 242 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to indoor air quality in public school buildings. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 397 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the requirement of a public hearing for certain applicants seeking the issuance, amendment, or renewal of air quality permits. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 462 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the establishment of an asthma research center at the Texas Tech University campus in El Paso. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 599 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Corte, Frank
Relating to investigation and testing, technical assistance, and certain other matters related to indoor air quality in state buildings. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 621 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to notice requirements for certain portable facilities under the Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 799 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al. Relating to the environmental regulation and remediation of certain dry cleaning facilities; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 811 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the regulation of outdoor burning of domestic waste. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 913 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to air quality permitting of rock crushers. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1100 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the regulation of nuisance odors emanating from municipal solid waste landfill facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Posting rule suspended
SB 1159 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle emissions in counties participating in early action compacts. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1220 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1263 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to certain permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 1272 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to the permitting process for the construction of certain concrete plants. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1945 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the administration of grants under the new technology research and development program. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 110 78-1 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to certain governmental contracts to be performed in nonattainment areas for national ambient air quality standards. House: Environmental Regulation Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HCR 19 78-1 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Memorializing Congress to urge the EPA to redesignate El Paso from a nonattainment area to an attainment area. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 19 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to certain government contracts to be performed in nonattainment areas for national ambient air quality standards. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 36 78-2 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the environmental regulation and remediation of certain dry cleaning facilities. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HCR 2 78-2 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Memorializing congress to urge the EPA to redesignate El Paso from a nonattainment area to an attainment area. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 37 78-3 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to contracts and grant programs related to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan; making appropriations. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 49 78-3 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the environmental regulation and remediation of certain dry cleaning facilities. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 67 78-3 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the environmental regulation and remediation of certain dry cleaning facilities. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 5 78-3 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the transfer or performance of the functions of certain state agencies to promote efficiency, equitable use of revenue, or uniformity in regard to those functions. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 128 77-0 (2001) Author: West, George Relating to the protection of air-quality-related values of certain federal lands. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 356 77-0 (2001) Author: Zbranek, Zeb | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the exemption for certain sources of air contaminant emissions from preconstruction permit requirements. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 550 77-0 (2001) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to a prohibition on ad valorem tax abatement agreements covering certain property located in air quality nonattainment areas. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 832 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to creating an advisory committee to assist the Department of Public Safety in the certification of motor vehicle inspection stations and inspectors. House: Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1227 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the establishment of a pilot project by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to examine benefits of offering incentives to regulated entities to install air pollution monitoring devices linked to the commission's data system. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1477 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the permitting process for the construction of certain concrete plants. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2006 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to indoor air quality in public school buildings. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2007 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to indoor air quality in newly constructed or renovated public school buildings. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2008 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to indoor air quality in buildings owned or leased by state or local government. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2134 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle emissions; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2338 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to violations of the Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2342 77-0 (2001) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the regulation of the location of, and aggregate piles maintained by the operators of, portable rock crushing machines. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2518 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the emission of air contaminants. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2649 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to prohibiting the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission from imposing controls more stringent than federal controls on motor fuel content. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2726 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to a study of the effect of air pollution on school absenteeism. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2819 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David Relating to a prohibition on the sale of gasoline containing methyl tertiary butyl ether and a requirement for the substitution of gasoline containing ethanol for use in certain nonattainment areas. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2820 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David Relating to a prohibition on the sale of gasoline containing methyl tertiary butyl ether and a requirement for the substitution of gasoline containing ethyl tertiary butyl ether or ethanol for use in certain nonattainment areas. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2841 77-0 (2001) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3022 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to public notice and hearing requirements for a permit for multiple plants under the Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3040 77-0 (2001) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to air pollutant emissions permitting requirements for shipyard facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3116 77-0 (2001) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to reducing the amount of particulate matter released from stockpiled aggregate materials. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3117 77-0 (2001) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to reducing air pollution caused by particulates from aggregate stockpiles and rock crushing machines. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3118 77-0 (2001) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to regulate facilities that produce, discharge, or emit pollutants. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3119 77-0 (2001) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the regulation of mobile rock crushing machines. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3189 77-0 (2001) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the disposition and use of air emission fees. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3431 77-0 (2001) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to a prohibition on the operation of a waterborne craft fueled by gasoline containing methyl tertiary butyl ether on any surface water body. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3523 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the implementation of the state implementation plan to meet federal ambient air quality standards. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3534 77-0 (2001) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to operating permit fees for air pollutant emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3545 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the requirement of obtaining a permit for the emission of air contaminants for certain facilities and the fees for which such facilities are liable. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3584 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the monitoring and regulation of air pollution emissions upsets or accidents; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HCR 90 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Memorializing congress to modify the Clean Air Act to allow states to consider costs in comparing alternatives relating to SIP requirements. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HCR 213 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Memorializing congress to urge the Environmental Protection Agency to redesignate El Paso from a nonattainment to an attainment area. House: Environmental Regulation Received from the House
HCR 233 77-0 (2001) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Memorializing congress to address issues pertaining to the Clean Air Act of 1990 as it pertains to Brazoria County. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HR 442 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Memorializing congress to urge the EPA to redesignate El Paso from a nonattainment area to an attainment area. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 5 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 493 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Wise, Miguel
Relating to the repeal of the exemption for certain sources of air contaminant emissions from preconstruction permit requirements. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 546 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the permitting process for the construction of certain concrete plants. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 602 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the creation of incentives by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission for regulated entities to install air pollution monitoring devices linked to the commission's data system. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 688 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to requirements for public notice and hearing on applications for certain permits that may have environmental impact. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 690 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the power of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to reopen air quality permits for review. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 749 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the authority of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to participate in environmental projects in Mexico and to study means to reduce air pollutants in certain facilities in the border region. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 859 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to indoor air quality in newly constructed or renovated public school buildings. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 860 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to indoor air quality in buildings owned or leased by state or local government. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 861 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to indoor air quality in public school buildings. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 905 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to requiring the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to study brick-making processes near the Texas-Mexico border. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1026 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the disposition and use of air emission fees. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1071 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to contested case hearings regarding applications for certain environmental permits. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1390 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the penalties for operating certain facilities without obtaining a permit under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1561 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the acceptance by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission of certain emissions reductions in exchange for other emissions reductions. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SCR 35 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Memorializing Congress to require federally-controlled emission sources to meet the same reduction schedule as state-controlled sources. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 36 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Memorializing Congress to direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to extend the federal ambient air quality attainment dates until the effects of federally-controlled emissions can be measured. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1493 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to an exemption from emissions monitoring requirements for certain small incinerators. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1550 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle emissions; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2087 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to air quality standards for certain airports. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2134 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the location of concrete batch plants. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 2312 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to a prohibition on a requirement for air dispersion modeling before beginning construction of a concrete plant. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2390 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to permits and emissions fees for certain facilities that emit air contaminants. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2504 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al. Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the emission of air contaminants. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2597 76-0 (1999) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to emissions from certain hospital or medical disinfectants. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2599 76-0 (1999) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to prescribed burning. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3090 76-0 (1999) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to a prohibition on the use for wetland mitigation purposes of property acquired by certain municipalities for airport purposes. House: Natural Resources Subcommittee members named
HB 3121 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the recovery of costs incurred by electric utilities to comply with environmental standards. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3245 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to incentives for the modification of certain facilities to reduce the emission of air contaminants. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3610 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a tax on emissions and to the use of the tax revenue to reduce the gas production tax and school property taxes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3678 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the emission of air contaminants. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
SB 766 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Allen, Ray | et. al.
Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the emission of air contaminants. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 889 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to air quality standards for certain airports. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1298 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to a prohibition on a requirement for air dispersion modeling before beginning construction of a concrete plant. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1309 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the clarification of issues involved in consolidation of the enforcement authority of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1317 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the adoption of a clean fuel fleet program. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1433 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the assessment of certain penalties and interest by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1456 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to permits under the Texas Clean Air Act for certain exempt facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1500 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon | et. al. Relating to the use of property acquired by certain municipalities as a site for an airport. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1732 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to incentives for the modification of certain facilities to reduce the emission of air contaminants. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1800 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to permits and emissions fees for certain facilities that emit air contaminants. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1845 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to amendments of permits for facilities that emit air contaminants. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 352 75-0 (1997) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the possession, use, manufacture, purchase, installation, transportation, or sale of chlorofluorocarbons. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1008 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to the regulation of commercial burning of hazardous waste by cement kilns. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1325 75-0 (1997) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the alternative fuels program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1379 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance requirements applicable to certain commercial trucks. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1491 75-0 (1997) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to permits for concrete batch plants. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1578 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the definition of air pollution. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1674 75-0 (1997) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to an exemption from emissions monitoring requirements for certain small incinerators. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2479 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a tax on emissions and to the use of the tax revenue to reduce school property taxes and the gas production tax; providing penalties. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HB 2810 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the prevention of illness and disease caused by air-born particulate matter. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3071 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the state's motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 3192 75-0 (1997) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to hearings on certain exemptions from permitting procedures under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3398 75-0 (1997) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the provision requiring legislative review and oversight of actions of the Ozone Transport Assessment Group initiated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3463 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the inspection and maintenance of certain motor vehicles for air pollution control; providing criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 3510 75-0 (1997) Author: Serna, Gilbert Relating to Clean Air Act inspections. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HCR 266 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Requesting the Mexican government to reduce pollution from power plants in Piedras Negras. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 681 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the alternative fuels program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1061 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to an optional county fee for vehicle registration to be used for air and water quality programs. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1439 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the state's motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1758 75-0 (1997) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to hearings on certain exemptions from permitting procedures under the Texas Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1761 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce Relating to the prevention of illness and disease caused by air-born particulate matter. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1856 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the inspection and maintenance of certain motor vehicles for air pollution control; providing criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 242 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the creation of the small business air compliance funding program. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 507 74-0 (1995) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al. Relating to delay of the vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 508 74-0 (1995) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al. Relating to delay of the vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 625 74-0 (1995) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to the vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 805 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the creation of the small business air compliance funding program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 992 74-0 (1995) Author: Culberson, John | et. al. Relating to the delay of the employer trip reduction program. House: Environmental Regulation Coauthor Authorized
HB 2142 74-0 (1995) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the possession, use, manufacture, installation, transportation or sale of chlorofluorocarbons. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2146 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the operation of the vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program as a voluntary program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2281 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to certain administrative and civil penalties imposed for violations of the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2436 74-0 (1995) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in asbestos-related activities. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2526 74-0 (1995) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to fees collected and deposited into the clean air fund, and the creation of the salvage and repair fund. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2715 74-0 (1995) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program and the employer trip reduction program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2850 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the regulation of the indoor air quality of certain school district buildings. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2877 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the renewal, amendment, or modification of certain emissions permits. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2878 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the definition of "modification of existing facility" under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2973 74-0 (1995) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to smoking in public places and places of employment; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2993 74-0 (1995) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of and the areas subject to municipal ordinances to control or abate air or water pollution. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3036 74-0 (1995) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3210 74-0 (1995) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to rulemaking by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission in relation to vehicle emissions and similar clean air programs and to advisory participation in that rulemaking. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
HCR 12 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Urging the Congress of the United States to amend the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 to exempt school districts from the employee trip reduction provisions required in extreme and severe nonattainment areas. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 19 74-0 (1995) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to delay of the vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program; making an appropriation. Senate: Natural Resources Effective immediately
SB 178 74-0 (1995) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Emissions and Clean Air, Special Committee on
Effective immediately
SB 290 74-0 (1995) Author: Henderson, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Culberson, John
Relating to the delay of the employer trip reduction program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 683 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the opportunity for a hearing before the construction of certain concrete plants. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1125 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to the renewal, amendment, or modification of certain emissions permits. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1126 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to the modification of an existing facility under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1237 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to smoking in public places and places of employment; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1450 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the issuance of debt and financial assistance to certain persons, municipal corporations, and political subdivisions of the state for the public purpose of encouraging and assisting compliance with federal and state air quality standards. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1560 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to clean air act operating permit fees. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SJR 50 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the issuance of bonds and state financing to encourage and assist compliance with federal and state air quality requirements. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 316 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the regulation of indoor air quality; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 807 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to notice requirements for hearings related to certain permits for air contaminant sources. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 892 73-0 (1993) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the release of a balloon; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1305 73-0 (1993) Author: Lewis, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the establishment of and the areas subject to municipal ordinances to control or abate air or water pollution. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
HB 1306 73-0 (1993) Author: Lewis, Ron | et. al. Relating to the itemization of certain pollution control expenditures in municipal budgets. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 1616 73-0 (1993) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the automobile emissions testing devices. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1982 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to enforcement by a municipality of water and air quality standards; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2049 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the representation of the general public on the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, the confidentiality of information submitted to the Texas Air Control Board, and the effective administration of air quality permitting programs, including compliance with federal Clean Air Act requirements. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2184 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to administrative penalties for violations of certain environmental laws and rules and to civil suits and criminal prosecutions brought under those laws. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2211 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al. Relating to regional organizations to promote the coexistence of air quality improvement and economic development in nonattainment areas of the state. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2212 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al. Relating to cooperative agreements between the state and a local government and between local governments under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2377 73-0 (1993) Author: Romo, Sylvia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of the small business air compliance funding program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2633 73-0 (1993) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the regulation of emissions from an agricultural operation. House: Environmental Regulation Returned to committee
HB 2667 73-0 (1993) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the enforcement of air and water quality provisions. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2738 73-0 (1993) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to reimbursement for emissions inspection by the Air Control Board. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2739 73-0 (1993) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the emissions standards of the Air Control Board. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2744 73-0 (1993) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the authority of the Texas Air Control Board to enact regulations requiring clean air motor vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2755 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al. Relating to public health initiatives to reduce the incidence of morbidity and mortality from the use of tobacco products; creating offenses and providing penalties. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HJR 82 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real and personal property used primarily for the control of air, water, or land pollution. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 86 73-0 (1993) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real and personal property used for the control of air, water, or land pollution. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 125 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the penalty for certain offenses under the Texas Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 316 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to notice requirements for hearings related to certain permits for air contaminant sources. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 495 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the exemption from property taxation of all real and personal property used primarily as a facility, device, or method for the control of air or water or land pollution. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 513 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Eckels, Robert | et. al.
Relating to regional organizations to promote the coexistence of air quality improvement and economic development in nonattainment areas of the state. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 684 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the regulation of emissions from an agricultural operation. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 737 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Earley, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the use of alternative fuels. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 883 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to enforcement by a municipality of water and air quality standards; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1040 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the maintenance of air quality in the state; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1146 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation and operation of a loan program to assist certain low income persons to comply with a vehicle emissions and maintenance program established in an air quality nonattainment area. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1180 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the regulation of indoor air quality. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1218 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the effective date of the federal operating permit program for air quality control in Texas. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1220 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the effective administration of air quality permitting programs, including compliance with federal Clean Air Act requirements. Senate: Natural Resources Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
SB 1247 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to public health initiatives to reduce the incidence of morbidity and mortality from the use of tobacco products; creating offenses and providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1300 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to administrative penalties for violations of certain environmental laws and rules and to civil suits and criminal prosecutions brought under those laws. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1368 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the itemization of certain pollution control expenditures in municipal budgets. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1369 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the establishment of and the areas subject to municipal ordinances to control or abate air or water pollution. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SCR 89 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Directing the Texas Air Control Board or its successor agency to conduct a study to determine the appropriate manner of implementing and funding a program to assist low-income persons to comply with a federally mandated vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SJR 22 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the exemption from ad valorem taxation for real and personal property used primarily as a facility, device, or method for the control of air or water or land pollution. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 420 72-0 (1991) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to a moratorium on the burning of certain hazardous wastes in cement kilns; providing a civil penalty. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Tagged in committee
HB 708 72-0 (1991) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to restrictions on the issuance of permits to certain persons by the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Air Control Board, and the Texas Water Commission. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1194 72-0 (1991) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al. Relating to the competence of an applicant for the issuance, renewal, extension, amendment, or transfer of a permit by the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Water Commission, or the Texas Air Control Board. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1604 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the regulation of air quality; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 1805 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to procedures for public hearings held by the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Air Control Board. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1905 72-0 (1991) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the issuance of certain permits by the Texas Air Control Board and to the award of costs and attorney's fees in certain actions. House: Environmental Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
HB 2275 72-0 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to indoor air quality; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2325 72-0 (1991) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to a moratorium on the burning of certain hazardous wastes in cement kilns; providing a civil penalty. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2326 72-0 (1991) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the burning of hazardous materials. House: Environmental Affairs Posting rule suspended
HB 2557 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the exemption from property taxation of all real and personal property used primarily as a facility, device, or method for the control of air or water or land pollution. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
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
HJR 89 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the exemption from ad valorem taxation for real and personal property used primarily as a facility, device, or method for the control of air or water or land pollution. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
SB 208 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to restrictions on the issuance of permits to certain persons by the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Air Control Board, and the Texas Water Commission. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 363 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to factors considered in determining the amount of an administrative penalty under the Texas Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Postponed in committee
SB 685 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the regulation of air quality; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Postponed in committee
SB 813 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the issuance of a construction permit for a proposed facility under the Texas Clean Air Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 868 72-0 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to auto emission standards. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 909 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to the regulation of air quality; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 937 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the potential public health impact of certain emissions. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1201 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to restrictions on the issuance of certain permits by the Texas Air Control Board and to the award of costs and attorney's fees in certain actions. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1391 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the burning of certain hazardous materials in an industrial furnace. Senate: Natural Resources Postponed in committee
SB 1393 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the burning of certain hazardous materials in an industrial furnace. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1405 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to indoor air quality; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 112 72-1 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to indoor air quality. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 35 72-1 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to criminal and civil enforcement of certain environmental laws. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 56 72-1 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to indoor air quality; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 76 72-2 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to indoor air quality. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 194 71-0 (1989) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the creation of the Texas Committee to Study the Release of Genetically Engineered Microorganisms, providing for notice of proposed releases of genetically engineered microorganisms, and to assistance.... House: Science & Technology Referred to Science & Technology
HB 1236 71-0 (1989) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the issuance of certain orders by the Texas Air Control Board, the Texas Water Commission, or the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1237 71-0 (1989) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to certain circumstances for denial of an application for the issuance, amendment, renewal, or transfer of a permit by certain state agencies. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1238 71-0 (1989) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the competence of an applicant for the issuance of a permit from or the renewal, amendment, or transfer of a permit issued by the Texas Air Control Board, the Texas Water Commission,... House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1239 71-0 (1989) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the issuance of permits to certain persons by the Texas Air Control Board, the Texas Water Commission, and the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1408 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the establishment of motor vehicle emission inspection and maintenance programs. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1686 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to the application of state law to permits issued under federally authorized programs. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 2076 71-0 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd | et. al. Relating to indoor air quality; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2437 71-0 (1989) Author: Vowell, Jack
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the review of certain state agencies under the Texas Sunset Act. House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2468 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, Jack | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to control of emissions of air contaminants from commercial infectious waste incinerators. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2850 71-0 (1989) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to the adoption of certain regulations to encourage and require the use of natural gas and other alternative fuels; providing penalties. House: Energy Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 35 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Relating to indoor air quality; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 414 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the establishment of motor vehicle emission inspection and maintenance programs. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 769 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the adoption of certain regulations to encourage and require the use of natural gas and other alternative fuels. House: Energy
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1356 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to certain state agencies subject to, or removed from, review under the Texas Sunset Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 773 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Directing the Senate Health and Human Services Committee to study the quality of indoor air in the public buildings of the state. Read & adopted
HB 33 71-1 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to indoor air quality; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 9 71-1 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to indoor air quality; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
HB 10 71-2 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to indoor air quality; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 11 71-2 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to indoor air quality; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/amendments
HB 31 71-3 (1990) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to indoor air quality; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 138 71-4 (1990) Author: Linebarger, Libby Relating to indoor air quality; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 118 71-5 (1990) Author: Linebarger, Libby Relating to indoor air quality; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 50 71-6 (1990) Author: Linebarger, Libby Relating to indoor air quality; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 528 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Relating to prohibiting a lead smeltering plant from locating within a certain distance from a residence. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1432 70-0 (1987) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the construction of certain concrete plants. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1792 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Arves Relating to the repeal of certain provisions of the Texas Clean Air Act dealing with operating permits. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1934 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the creation of the Texas Committee to Study the Release of Genetically Engineered Microorganisms, providing for notice of proposed releases of genetically engineered microorganisms, and to assistance provided by the Texas Economic Development Commission to biotechnology companies interested in releasing genetically engineered microorganisms into the environment. House: Science & Technology Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2041 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the authority of the Texas Air Control Board to issue emergency orders allowing addition, replacement or repair of facilities damaged by a catastrophic event to prevent loss of life, serious injury, severe property damage or severe economic loss. House: Government Organization Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2046 70-0 (1987) Author: McKinney, Mike Relating to the control of sources of air pollution. House: Environmental Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2240 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to enforcement of the Texas Clean Air Act by the Texas Air Control Board; amending Sunset legislation reauthorizing the Texas Air Control Board and relating to the Catastrophic Release Prevention Act. House: Government Organization Reported favorably with substitute
HCR 93 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Requesting Congress to define clearly the U.S. Coast Guard jurisdiction over control of air emissions from marine vessels. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 932 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Relating to indoor air quality; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Pending in committee
SB 969 70-0 (1987) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the repeal of certain provisions of the Texas Clean Air Act (Art. 4477-5, Sec. 3.28(g) and (h)) dealing with operating permits. Senate: Natural Resources Member vote recorded in Journal
SB 1130 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Watson, Ed
Relating to the authority of the Texas Air Control Board to issue emergency orders allowing addition, replacement, or repair of facilities damaged by a catastrophic event. House: Government Organization
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1211 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: McKinney, Mike
Relating to the control of sources of air pollution. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Transferred to Calendars Committee
SB 1462 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Relating to expediting permits issued by the Texas Air Control Board. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 41 70-2 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the creation of the Texas Committee to Study the Release of Genetically Engineered Microorganisms, providing for notice of proposed releases of genetically engineered microorganisms, and to assistance provided by the Texas Economic Development Commission to biotechnology companies interested in releasing genetically engineered microorganisms into the environment. House: Science & Technology Referred to Science & Technology
HB 3 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the designation of smoking areas in public places and at public meetings and the creation of the offense of smoking or possessing burning tobacco in a public place or at a public meeting. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 21 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to the administration, powers and duties, and continuation of the Texas Air Control Board, to the authority of the board to impose administrative penalties, to the creation of the Texas Clean Air Study Committee, and to the authorization for additional motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance programs. House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
HB 2483 69-0 (1985) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to restricting the issuance of construction permits for certain asphalt plants. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 50 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the designation of smoking areas in public places and at public meetings and the creation of the offense of smoking or possessing burning tobacco in a public place or at a public meeting in an area not designed as a smoking area. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 661 69-0 (1985) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to regulating indoor air quality and to licensing persons who engage in encapsulating or scraping and removing friable building materials containing asbestos fibers; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Resources Record vote
SB 725 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to the membership, terms, administration, powers and duties, and continuation of the Texas Air Control Board, to the authority of the board to set fees and impose administrative penalties, to the creation of the Texas Clean Air Study Committee, and to the authorization for additional motor vehicle emissions inspections, fees, and maintenance programs; providing for notice by applicants and opportunity for hearings; providing enforcement procedures and penalties; amending the Texas Clean Air Act, as amended (Article 4477-5, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by amending Sections 1.02, 2.01a, 2.02, 2.06, 2.15, 2.16, and 3.07, Subsection (c) of Section 3.09, Subsection (e) of Section 3.10, Subsections (a) and (b) of Section 3.14, Subsections (a) and (b) of Section 3.16, Subsection (e) of Section 3.28, Sections 3.20, 3.27, 3.29, 4.01, and 4.02; by adding Sections 2.021, 2.022, 2.023, 2.041, 2.091-2.094, 2.18-2.22, 3.101, and 3.271, Subsections (g) and (h) to Section 3.28, Sections 3.31, 4.041, and 4.042, and Subchapter G; and by repealing Sections 2.10 and 3.21-3.26 and Subsections (a), (b), (c), and (f) of Section 3.30; amending Subsections (d) and (g) of Section 142, Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways, as amended (Article 6701d, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). House: Government Organization
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 699 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the consumer warning regarding the potential danger of formaldehyde used in manufactured housing. House: Business & Commerce Coauthor authorized
HB 704 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the manufacture and resale of certain building materials that contain urea formaldehyde and the sale of residences containing that substance. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
HB 1584 68-0 (1983) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to certain fees under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 2065 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, Tip Relating to regulation of air pollution. House: Environmental Affairs See remarks
SB 1005 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the regulation of air pollution. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 1665 67-0 (1981) Author: Hall, Lanny Relating to an exemption from the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Act for certain water and air pollution abatement equipment and materials. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 2364 67-0 (1981) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to restrictions on the incineration or emission of polychorinated biphenyis. pref. no. 73 House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 1042 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to a motor vehicle emission inspection and maintenance program. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Considered by committee in formal meeting
SB 1251 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to restrictions on the incineration and emission of polychlorinated biphenyls. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 726 66-0 (1979) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to air quality control. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 713 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the offense of air pollution; providing for penalties; giving juridiction to justice and municipal courts for certain violations. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 5 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the receipt and disposition of pollution complaints by certain state agencies and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 518 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Authorizing enforcement of the Texas Clean Air Act by incorporated cities or towns within their extraterritorial jurisdiction. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 435 64-0 (1975) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to enforcement, remedies, and procedures under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 826 64-0 (1975) Author: Hutchison, Ray Relating to a requirement of advertisement and public sale for obligations issued under the Clean Air Financing Act. House: Environmental Affairs Reported from committee with substitute
HB 2216 64-0 (1975) Author: Nichols, R.C. "Nick" Repealing the Clean Air Financing Act. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 20 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the enforcement of laws protecting the water, air or natural resources of the State; providing for recovery of civil penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 63 63-0 (1973) Author: Cavness, Don Declaring the policy of this State and the purpose of this Act to safeguard the air resources of the state from pollution; providing for tax exemption; authorizing each city, town, village, county, and conservation district, including each river authority, to acquire, construct and improve or cause to be acquired, constructed and improved air control facilities, acquire interests in land and enter into leases or other contracts with persons whereby such person shall use and/or acquire such air control facilities; authorizing each to issue, sell and deliver revenue bonds to provide funds for such purposes; prescribing the terms of such bonds; providing for such bonds to be issued in one or more series; authorizing the issuer to fix and from time to time revise payments under leases and other contracts for use or acquisition of the facilities of the issuer; making provisions in the event of default or threatened default in the payment of such bonds; providing that such bonds shall be special obligations of the issuer; authorizing the refunding of such bonds; authorizing the securing of such bonds by trust indentures; providing for the approval of such bonds and leases or other contracts by the Attorney General; making such bonds, leases and other contracts incontestable; providing that such bonds shall be legal investments and eligible to secure public deposits; providing for surety and performance bonds and other matters pertaining to letting of contracts; providing for certification by Texas Air Control Board; providing that this law shall be cumulative of existing laws; providing for severability; making other provisions in the premises; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 157 63-0 (1973) Author: Slack, Richard C. Authorizing each city, town, village, county, and conservation district, including each river authority, to acquire, construct, and improve or cause to be acquired, constructed, and improved air control facilities, acquire interests in land, and enter into leases or other contracts with persons whereby such persons shall use and or acquire such air control facilities; authorizing each to issue, sell, and deliver revenue bonds to provide funds for such purposes; prescribing the terms of the bonds; providing for the bonds to be issued in one or more series; authorizing the issuer to fix and from time to time revise payments under leases and other contracts for use or acquisition of the facilities of the issuer; asking provisions in the event of default or threatened default in the payment of bonds; providing that the bonds shall be special obligations of the issuer; providing for a mandatory election in which qualified electors approve or deny the issuance of bonds; authorizing the refunding of the bonds; authorizing the securing of the bonds by trust indentures; providing for the approval of the bonds and leases or other contracts by the attorney general; providing for registration of the bonds and notes by the comptroller; making the bonds and contracts incontestable; providing that the bonds shall be legal investments and eligible to secure public deposits; providing for tax exemption; enacting other provisions relating to the subject; providing that this Act shall be cumulative of existing laws; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee hearing notice posted
HB 213 63-0 (1973) Author: Menefee, Hawkins Relating to authority of counties to set certain standards for air pollution. House: Environmental Affairs Committee hearing notice posted
HB 253 63-0 (1973) Author: Menefee, Hawkins Providing that it is not a defense to prosecution for air pollution that variance or other order authorizing same has been issued by the Texas Air Control Board unless same is concurred in by local governing bodies. House: Environmental Affairs Committee hearing notice posted
HB 739 63-0 (1973) Author: Menefee, Hawkins
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Establishing the Texas Air Control Board as an independent state agency. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HB 888 63-0 (1973) Author: Menefee, Hawkins Relating to air pollution control. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1041 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to defining the term "person affected" and setting forth that definition. House: Environmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 1120 63-0 (1973) Author: Denson, Woody Clarifying penalty for specific instances of violations of the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 1125 63-0 (1973) Author: Denson, Woody Relating to the procurement of evidence and/or documentation thereof in the course of ascertaining conditions relating to emissions of air contaminants to or the concentration of air contaminants in the atmosphere; extending investigative powers to local governments. House: Environmental Affairs Reported favorably
HB 1128 63-0 (1973) Author: Denson, Woody Clarifying the penalty for specific instances of violations. House: Environmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HR 136 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Gene Requesting Pollution Control Sub-Committee of the Environmental Affairs Committee to make an interim study on effectiveness of air and water pollution control, etc., in Texas and other states. House: Environmental Affairs
SB 195 63-0 (1973) Author: Hightower, Jack
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Declaring the policy of this state and the purpose of this Act to safeguard the air resources of the state from pollution... providing that this law shall be cumulative of existing laws; providing for severability; making other provisions in the premises. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 735 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Clarifying the penalty for specific incidences of violations. Senate: Jurisprudence Sent to subcommittee
SB 736 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Clarifying the penalty for specific incidences of violations amending the Clean Air Act. Senate: Jurisprudence Sent to subcommittee
SB 741 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the procurement and use of evidence and/or documentation thereof in the course of ascertaining conditions relating to emissions of air contaminants to or the concentration of air contaminants in the atmosphere; extending investigative powers to local governments; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported favorably
SB 842 63-0 (1973) Author: Wallace, Jim Establishing the Texas Air Control Board as an independent state agency; amending Sections 2.08, 2.09, and 2.10 of the Texas Clean Air Act (Article 4477-5, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Motion to suspend rules lost
SB 870 63-0 (1973) Author: Wallace, Jim Related to defining the term "person affected" and setting forth that definition; amending Subchapter A, Texas Clean Air Act, as amended (Article 4477-5, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by adding a new Subsection (10) to Section 1.03; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably
HB 67 62-0 (1971) Author: Braun, Rex Relating to providing that it is not a defense to the prosecution for air pollution that a variance or other order authorizing same has been issued by the Texas Air Control Board unless same is concurred in by local governing bodies.
HB 129 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to providing a system for exempting from ad valorem taxation certain capital investments related to air and water quality control.
HB 276 62-0 (1971) Author: Braun, Rex Relating to amending the Texas Clean Air Act, relating to enforcement by local governments.
HB 322 62-0 (1971) Author: Nelms, Johnny
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to permits issued by the Texas Air Control Board of construction of new facilities or modifications of existing facilities by any person in this state and to permits issued by the Texas Air Control Board for initial operation of new facilities or modifications of existing facilities in this state.
HB 361 62-0 (1971) Author: Braun, Rex Relating to the authority of counties to set standards for air pollution which are as stringent or more stringent than the standards set by the Texas Air Quality Board.
HB 846 62-0 (1971) Author: Hull, Cordell | et. al. Relating to air control and water quality standards.
HB 1524 62-0 (1971) Author: Bynum, Ben Relating to creating clean air districts for the purpose of facilitating the removing and diminishing of air pollution.
HB 1543 62-0 (1971) Author: Braun, Rex Relating to purposes, administration, powers,duties and functions of the Texas Air Control Board.
HJR 10 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Providing an amendment to Article VIII of Texas Constitution by adding a Section 2-a to authorize the Legislature to provide a system for exempting certain property from ad valorem taxation.
SB 29 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Relating to providing more effective control of the quality of the air resources in this state (Revised Texas Clean Air Act).
SB 145 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J. | et. al. Relating to suits for declaratory and equitable relief to protect air, water and natural resources and the public trust therein from pollution, impairment, and destruction.
SB 193 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J. Relating to the authority of counties to set standards for air pollution which are as stringent or more stringent than those set by the Texas Air Quality Board.
SB 427 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to providing that it is not a defense to prosecution for air pollution that a variance or other order has been issued by Texas Air Control Board unless same is concurred in by local governing bodies of city or county.
SB 504 62-0 (1971) Author: Wallace, Jim Relating to amending the 'Texas Clean Air Act' to add definitions of 'new facility' and 'modification'.
SB 505 62-0 (1971) Author: Wallace, Jim Relating to amending Clean Air Act to provide regulations for permits issued by Board for new facilities or modifications of existing facilities.
SB 950 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray | et. al. Relating to the proceeds of city sales tax of cities which fail to comply with rules, regulations, and other orders of the Texas Water Quality Board and the Texas Air Control Board.
SB 52 62-4 (1972)
HB 27 61-0 (1969) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to repealing Subsection (C), Section 6, Chapter 727, Acts of the 60th Legislature, Regular Session, 1967 (Article 4477-5, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); relating to control of air pollution.
HB 67 61-0 (1969) Author: Braun, Meyer Gus Rex | et. al. Relating to defining the terms "whoever," "person," any person," and "anyone," the pronouns "he," "it," and "they" referring to these terms, and similar words and phrases, to include private corporations with respect to pollution of air and water.
HB 98 61-0 (1969) Author: Cavness, Don | et. al. Relating to amending, revising, and rearranging the Clean Air Act of Texas, 1967 to improve the structure of the Act and to provide for more effective control of the quality of the air resources in this state; preserving the terms of office of current appointed board members; providing for severability; providing for a savings clause.
HB 231 61-0 (1969) Author: Vance, Arthur K. | et. al. Relating to defining the offense of air pollution and providing for the criminal prosecution of persons and other entities who pollute the air in the State of Texas.
HB 353 61-0 (1969) Author: Braun, Meyer Gus Rex Relating to providing for the creation of special pollution control funds at the state, county, and city levels, to receive moneys collected as fines or penalties on the conviction of persons found in violation of the laws involving the pollution of the air and waters of the state; providing for division of such funds between the agencies, making allowance for the acceptance of any gifts, grants, or bequests by a pollution control agency and the deposit of these moneys in the Special Pollution Control Fund; providing for the disbursement and expenditure of the Special Pollution Control Fund for certain specified purposes and in ways specified by the regular purchasing procedures of the agencies as prescribed by law.
HB 354 61-0 (1969) Author: Braun, Meyer Gus Rex Relating to the authority of the Texas Air Control Board to set minimum standards, criteria, levels and emission limits for the content of air contaminants; permitting an incorporated city or town to enact and enforce standards more restrictive than those set by the board.
HB 356 61-0 (1969) Author: Braun, Meyer Gus Rex Relating to the procedure by which a local government may enforce through its own attorney the provisions f Section 12 of the Clean Air Act of Texas, 1967.
HB 453 61-0 (1969) Author: Braun, Meyer Gus Rex Relating to prohibiting pollution of the air of this state; making activities which cause such pollution a misdemeanor; assessing a penalty for such activities.
HB 1148 61-0 (1969) Author: Lee, William E. "Will" Relating to amending, revising, and rearranging the Clean Air Act of Texas, 1967 to improve the structure of the Act and to provide for more effective control of the quality of the air resources in this state.
SB 5 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to defining the offense of air pollution and providing for the criminal prosecution of individuals and private corporations who pollute the air in the State of Texas or violate air contaminant emission variances or orders; providing for penalties for violations of this Act.
SB 48 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to amending, revising and rearranging the Clean Air Act of Texas, 1967, to improve the structure of the Act and to provide for more effective control of the quality of the air resources in this state.
SB 234 61-0 (1969) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas, and defining the terms "whoever," "person," "any person," and "anyone," the pronouns "he," "it," and "they" referring to these terms, and similar words and phrases, to include private and public corporations with respect to pollution of air and water.
HB 588 60-0 (1967) Author: Cavness, Don | et. al. Relating to establishing the Texas Air Control Board; providing penalties.
SB 237 60-0 (1967) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to establishing the Texas Air Control Board, prescribe its powers, duties, functions, and procedures, and to provide for the establishment of standards of air quality and the control, prevention, and abatement of air pollution; relating to the Clean Air Act of 1967.
SB 493 60-0 (1967) Author: Grover, Henry Cushing "Hank" Relating to establishing the Texas Air Control Board; providing penalties.
HB 362 59-0 (1965) Author: Cavness, Don | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Air Control Board, Clean Air Act of Texas.
HB 770 58-0 (1963) Author: Segrest, Clarence James Relating to the creation of the Texas Air Pollution Control Commission and providing for the organization thereof; providing a penalty.
HB 39 57-0 (1961) Author: Cannon, Joe Barnett | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code relating to the carrying on of any trade, business or occupation injurious to health, to increase the maximum fine from one hundred dollars ($100.) to two hundred fifty dollars ($250.).
HB 644 53-0 (1953) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison Relating to defining and prohibiting air pollution; providing a method for instituting a suit to enjoin such operations, prescribing certain penalties.
HB 412 49-0 (1945) Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al. Relating to providing facilities for the purpose of extending assistance by providing technical aid and data to industries now located in Texas and to assist new industries in the solution of their waste and atmospheric pollution and industrial hygiene and food hygiene problems; making an appropriation.

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