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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 1619 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain outdoor burning violations. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
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 2125 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, and recycling of architectural paint. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2662 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact waste disposal facility; reducing a surcharge; eliminating a fee. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
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 3946 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the functions of the Texas Low Level Radioactive Waste Compact Commission. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1137 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact waste disposal facility. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1330 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Landgraf, Brooks
Relating to funding for the operations of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1598 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1667 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Landgraf, Brooks
Relating to the nature, funding, and functions of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact Commission. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1915 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain outdoor burning violations. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 2161 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the approval or disapproval by county referendum of an application for a permit for a commercial surface disposal facility. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2162 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a prohibition on the approval by the Railroad Commission of Texas of an application for a permit for a commercial surface disposal facility located near certain reservoirs. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 259 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to forfeiture of property used in the commission of certain littering offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 273 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the minimum term of confinement for an offense of illegal dumping in a municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 274 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement of municipal rules, ordinances, or police regulations prohibiting illegal dumping; increasing a penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 417 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to information regarding the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 423 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to prohibiting the land disposal of computer equipment and certain television equipment. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 942 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; transferring enforcement of certain reporting requirements, including the imposition of criminal, civil, and administrative penalties, from the Department of State Health Services to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty; reenacting a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
HB 1569 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the creation of a defense under the Solid Waste Disposal Act for persons engaged in certain recycling transactions. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2548 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the disposal of pesticides. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2556 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain outdoor burning violations. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3001 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the information that an operator of a well on which a hydraulic fracturing treatment is performed is required to disclose. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3088 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3810 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando 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 3947 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to county fee imposed on operators of oil and gas waste disposal wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4077 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to adding carbon dioxide in compressed canisters to the definition of abusable volatile chemicals; requiring a volatile chemical sales permit to sell carbon dioxide canisters; amending provisions subject to criminal and administrative penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 253 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 394 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: King, Phil | et. al.
Relating to the use of supplemental environmental projects by a local government to come into compliance with environmental laws or remediate environmental harm caused by the local government. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 528 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; transferring enforcement of certain reporting requirements, including the imposition of criminal, civil, and administrative penalties, from the Department of State Health Services to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1787 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to an alert system for notification of the release of toxic chemicals by a manufacturing facility. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 448 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to a requirement that the operator of an oil or gas well on which a hydraulic fracturing treatment is to be performed mail a list of the chemicals to be used in the treatment to persons residing near the well. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 648 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to notice and information provided by a municipal solid waste facility and a commercial transporter of solid waste regarding recycling programs for certain electronic waste. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1653 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the operations of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact waste disposal facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1694 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a prohibition on the disposal of certain used equipment at a municipal solid waste facility; creating an offense. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 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 2923 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, and recycling of architectural paint. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3249 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to recycling, reclamation, handling, and/or treatment of oil and gas waste, water, and related materials and clarifying the Railroad Commission's jurisdiction. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3465 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to standards for recycling or reusing computer and television equipment. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3466 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the reporting of international shipments of electronic waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3537 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the treatment and reuse or discharge of fluid produced from oil or gas wells on which a hydraulic fracturing treatment has been performed. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3609 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to designation of alternative routes for the transportation of certain radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3615 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to notification to the county judge and county emergency responders of the transportation of certain radioactive waste in the county. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HCR 214 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 347. Record vote
SB 347 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to funding for the operations of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission and to the disposal of certain low-level radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 791 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of low-level radioactive waste disposal facilities and radioactive substances. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Returned to committee
HB 88 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 444 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to notification of applications for permits for certain injection wells. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 451 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of a Don't Mess with Texas Water program to prevent illegal dumping that affects the surface waters of this state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 695 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, recycling, and disposal of mercury-added thermostats. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 821 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a prohibition on the disposal of certain used equipment at a municipal solid waste facility; creating an offense. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 849 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to notice of an application for a permit to dispose of oil and gas waste in a commercial disposal well; creating an offense. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 931 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the disposal of certain naturally occurring radioactive material waste resulting from the treatment of drinking water. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1126 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the control of emissions from crude oil and condensate storage tanks in certain areas of this state. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1558 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1811 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, recycling, and disposal of mercury-containing lights. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1966 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2184 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Relating to the disposal of low-level radioactive waste under the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2356 82-0 (2011) Author: Simpson, David Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain private entities. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2984 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the remediation of underground storage tanks and the fee on delivery of certain petroleum products. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3209 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the computer equipment recycling program; creating an offense. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3328 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to the disclosure of the composition of hydraulic fracturing fluids used in hydraulic fracturing treatments. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3699 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the disposal of nonparty compact low-level radioactive waste at the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact waste disposal facility. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 329 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 429 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to notification of applications for permits for certain injection wells. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 549 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 617 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to a manifest system to record the transportation of certain liquid wastes. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 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 772 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the use of a tracer substance in performing a hydraulic fracturing treatment operation. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1049 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the disclosure of information regarding hydraulic fracturing treatment operations. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1479 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the coordination of uranium mining permitting activities by the Railroad Commission of Texas and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1504 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to the disposal or storage of waste at, or adjacent to, the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact waste disposal facility. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1569 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the remediation of underground storage tanks and the fee on delivery of certain petroleum products. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1605 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1930 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of the composition of hydraulic fracturing fluids used in hydraulic fracturing treatments. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
HB 177 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to testing requirements for certain commercial injection wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 178 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to limitations on the location of injection wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 179 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the application of new requirements for commercial underground injection control wells to be adopted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 284 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to reporting of international shipments of electronic waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 323 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program for detecting and giving notice of an unauthorized discharge of industrial, municipal, or other waste into any water in the state. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 472 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the effect and implementation of the law regarding reporting by a common carrier or pipeline owner or operator of contamination. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 821 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1189 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of electronic equipment of consumers in this state; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1355 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of electronic equipment of consumers and certain other entities in this state; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1450 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the disposal and reuse of coal combustion waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1675 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the transportation of hazardous materials in high-threat areas; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1890 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to notification of applications for permits for certain injection wells. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 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 3422 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, recycling, and disposal of mercury-containing lights. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3423 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the disposal of low-level radioactive waste from a state that is not an initial party state to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3543 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of a Don't Mess with Texas Water program to prevent illegal dumping that affects the surface waters of this state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 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 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 3694 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the storage, maintenance, and distribution of mammography medical records. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3753 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a study by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the methods for safely handling and disposing of certain medical waste. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 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 3862 81-0 (2009) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 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 4026 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the application of new requirements for Class II injection wells to be adopted by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4027 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to limitations on the location of Class II injection wells. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4056 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, recycling, and disposal of mercury-added thermostats. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4084 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a prohibition on the disposal of certain used equipment at a municipal solid waste facility; creating an offense. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
SB 124 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 213 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to a manifest system to record the transportation of certain liquid wastes. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 273 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to testing requirements for certain commercial injection wells. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 274 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to limitations on the location of injection wells. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 275 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the application of new requirements for commercial underground injection control wells to be adopted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 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 480 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the authority of the Texas Transportation Commission to enter into a covenant for environmental remediation of real property owned by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 540 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to notice of an application for a permit to dispose of oil and gas waste in a disposal well. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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 761 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of electronic equipment of consumers in this state; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 897 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to certain reporting requirements in connection with the transportation of hazardous materials by a railroad company. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1082 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the storage, maintenance, and distribution of mammography medical records. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1449 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the appointment of a receiver to remedy hazardous properties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1757 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to a study by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of methods for disposing of unused pharmaceuticals so that they do not enter a wastewater system. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1907 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the requirements regarding reporting by a common carrier or pipeline owner or operator of contamination. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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 2209 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to applications regarding the issuance of private activity bonds by certain governmental entities for projects with multiple sites. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
SB 2215 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of the storage of coal ash. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2326 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2428 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of Supplemental Environmental Projects to protect lands of significant natural resource and hazard mitigation value. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 160 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to rail relocation and improvement in the state. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 178 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the issuance and renewal of certain licenses for junkyards and automotive wrecking and salvage yards. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 820 80-0 (2007) Author: Orr, Rob
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the application of the Texas Structural Pest Control Act to certain beekeepers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1386 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to regulation of the decommissioning costs of certain nuclear-powered commercial electric generating units. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2714 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to a program for the recycling of computer equipment of consumers in this state; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2876 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to violations relating to hazardous waste. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3032 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the transportation of hazardous materials in high-threat areas; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3050 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to monitoring and testing in connection with mercury emissions from coal-fired electric generating facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3071 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to recovery of attorney's fees for certain claims arising from the abandonment of hazardous wastes on the claimant's property. House: Civil Practices Recommitted to committee
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 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 3547 80-0 (2007) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the authority of a private entity to provide hazardous materials services. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3596 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program for detecting and giving notice of an unauthorized discharge of industrial, municipal, or other waste into any water in the state. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3837 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas of uranium exploration. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3838 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to regulation of injection wells used for in situ uranium recovery by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HR 2894 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1386. Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 284 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the issuance and renewal of certain licenses for junkyards and automotive wrecking and salvage yards. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 762 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the certification and regulation of mammography systems. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
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 1324 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of computer equipment of consumers in this state; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
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 1592 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the requirements regarding reporting by a common carrier or pipeline owner or operator of contamination and to the composition of the oil-field cleanup fund. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1604 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to responsibilities of certain state agencies concerning radioactive substances; imposing fees and surcharges; providing administrative and civil penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1837 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the regulation of uranium mining and disposal of certain radioactive materials and low-level radioactive waste. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2057 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to recovery of attorney's fees for certain claims arising from the abandonment of hazardous wastes on the claimant's property. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Civil Practices
SCR 89 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1604. Signed by the Governor
SR 1250 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1386. Reported enrolled
HB 580 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of a county to provide hazardous materials services. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1047 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the offense of failing to certify compliance of an underground storage tank before accepting delivery of the regulated substance to be stored in the tank. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1359 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the establishment of a program for the disposition of electronic equipment in a manner that protects the water and other natural resources of the state; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1563 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the establishment of a program by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for the inspection of land vehicles transporting hazardous waste from Mexico into this state. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1656 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to licensing the disposal of certain low-level radioactive wastes. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1705 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the release of hazardous waste in connection with dredging and placement or storage of dredged materials by a port authority or navigation district. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1834 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the authority of a city to take certain actions with regard to certain pipelines. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1850 79-0 (2005) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Relating to the exemption of certain projects from rules relating to asbestos abatement. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 2439 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to the enforcement of the laws governing plugging of abandoned oil and gas wells and preventing, controlling, or cleaning up oil and gas wastes or other substances or materials regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2586 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to a requirement that a common carrier or pipeline owner or operator report contamination. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2982 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to the transfer of the regulation of injection wells used for in situ uranium mining or for the disposal of waste from in situ uranium mining from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
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
HCR 85 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to appoint a joint interim committee to study issues relating to the importation of radioactive waste into Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
SB 93 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a manifest system to record the transportation of certain liquid wastes. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 198 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the authority of a county to provide hazardous materials services. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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 485 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the regulation of underground and aboveground storage tanks. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 564 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the establishment of a program for the disposition of electronic equipment in a manner that protects the water and other natural resources of the state; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 681 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the offense of failing to certify compliance of an underground storage tank before accepting delivery of the regulated substance to be stored in the tank. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1130 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to a requirement that a common carrier or pipeline owner or operator report contamination. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 1166 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to the enforcement of the laws governing plugging of abandoned oil and gas wells and preventing, controlling, or cleaning up oil and gas wastes or other substances or materials regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas and to incentives for continued production from certain oil and gas wells; providing penalties. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1413 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to county brownfield cleanup and economic redevelopment programs. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1420 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to prohibiting the use of remote control locomotives to carry hazardous materials; providing penalties. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1667 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to responsibilities of certain state agencies concerning radioactive substances; imposing fees and surcharges; providing administrative and civil penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 118 79-1 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to responsibilities of certain state agencies concerning radioactive substances; imposing fees and surcharges. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 39 79-1 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to responsibilities of certain state agencies concerning radioactive substances; imposing fees and surcharges; providing administrative and civil penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
HB 26 79-2 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to responsibilities of certain state agencies concerning radioactive substances; imposing fees and surcharges. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 40 79-2 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to responsibilities of certain state agencies concerning radioactive substances; imposing fees and surcharges. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
HB 30 79-3 (2006) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a tax on carcinogenic, developmental, and reproductive toxicants and to the use of the proceeds to fund education; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 92 78-0 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to a study of barriers to the development of bioreactor landfills. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 168 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to enforcement actions initiated by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission based on information received from a private individual. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 253 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to granting, renewing, or amending a license or registration under the Texas Radiation Control Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 594 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to requiring hazardous waste detection devices at certain landfills. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 595 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program for the disposition of electronic equipment; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 755 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the offense of failing to certify compliance of an underground storage tank before accepting delivery of the regulated substance to be stored in the tank. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
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 1270 78-0 (2003) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al. Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons giving care, assistance, or advice during a disaster. House: Civil Practices No action taken in committee
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 1402 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George Relating to oil spill prevention and response. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1416 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to environmental standards applicable to certain small counties and fines or other penalties for violations of the standards. House: Environmental Regulation Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1567 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the disposal of low-level radioactive waste; authorizing the exercise of the power of eminent domain. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1678 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation, management, and use of the radiation and perpetual care account in the general revenue fund. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1977 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to a manifest system to record the transportation of certain liquid wastes. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2554 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the application of new requirements for commercial nonhazardous industrial solid waste landfill facilities to be adopted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2568 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the disposal or assured isolation of low-level radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2589 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the assured isolation of low-level radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2741 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to incineration of hazardous waste as fuel in cement plants in certain areas of this state. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2742 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to incineration of hazardous waste as fuel in cement plants. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
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 2967 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the establishment of a program for the disposition of electronic equipment in a manner that protects the water and other natural resources of the state; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3152 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the potability of and requirements for removing contaminants from groundwater. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3388 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a tax on the disposal of radioactive waste in this state; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HR 1434 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1567. Reported enrolled
SB 216 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Relating to the disposal by a veterinarian of animal remains and associated medical waste. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 513 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Seaman, Gene | et. al.
Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons giving care, assistance, or advice during a disaster. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
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 606 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a manifest system to record the transportation of certain liquid wastes. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 619 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to oil spill prevention and response. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
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 824 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al. Relating to the disposal of low-level radioactive waste. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1239 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program for the disposition of electronic equipment in a manner that protects the water and other natural resources of the state; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1539 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the application of new requirements for nonhazardous industrial solid waste disposal to be adopted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1761 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the potability of and requirements for removing contaminants from groundwater. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SR 952 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1567. Reported enrolled
HB 11 78-1 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to appropriating the amounts deposited to the credit of the dry cleaning facility release fund created by House Bill No. 1366, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003, to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/03
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
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
HB 8 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to regulation of radioactive materials and other sources of radiation. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 85 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the location of a disposal facility selected by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 661 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain expenditures relating to reducing hazardous substances. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1027 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the cleanup of contaminated property. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1099 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to regulation of radioactive materials and other sources of radiation. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1509 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to reimbursement of public safety employees for work-related exposure to contagious disease or hazardous materials. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2339 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to statutory definitions of terms used in the prosecution of certain environmental crimes. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
HB 2370 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to techniques for management of low-level radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2371 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the members of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact Commission. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2535 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the use of single-use surgical devices; providing a penatly. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2844 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Health to exempt certain projects from rules relating to asbestos abatement. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2872 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the emergency cleanup of oil and gas wastes or other substances or materials by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2904 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the location of the site of the facility for disposal of low-level radioactive waste and activities conducted at the site. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2905 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the regulation and management of low-level radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3002 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann Relating to coal combustion waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3020 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the creation of an offense relating to, and increased criminal penalties for, certain discharges of waste or pollutants. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3021 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the definitions of "hazardous waste" and "oil and gas hazardous waste" for use in environmental regulation and enforcement. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3086 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to voter approval of the choice by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission of a potential site for a facility to dispose of low-level radioactive waste. 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 3283 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the disposal or assured isolation of low-level radioactive waste and to the transfer of certain land purchased for a disposal site. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3420 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the permanent management of low-level radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 324 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to applications and fees for injection well permits. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 687 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to criminal penalties for the intentional or knowing discharge of waste or pollutants. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 689 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the definition of hazardous waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Point of order sustained
SB 742 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to standardized training in the use and application of certain pesticides. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1077 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the assessment of risks in determining the level of remediation required for contaminated property. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1334 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the voluntary cleanup program of the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1338 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to regulate oil and gas NORM waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1541 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the permanent management of low-level radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Considered in Calendars
HB 60 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to implementing the La Paz Agreement for radioactive waste disposal in Texas. House: Environmental Regulation Meeting cancelled
HB 131 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to regulation of harmful materials in commercial fertilizers. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 473 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the location of facilities that store hazardous wastes, hazardous substances, or bulk fuel. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 674 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority, the disposal of low-level radioactive waste, and the site for that disposal. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 801 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to public participation in certain environmental permitting procedures of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1171 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to regulation of radioactive materials and other sources of radiation. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate Amendments printed and distributed
HB 1172 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to low-level radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1378 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a study and report on the development of an information system relating to the use of certain pesticides that may affect sources of drinking water. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1541 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to planning and implementation fees for a radioactive waste disposal site. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1910 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the disposal or assured isolation of low-level radioactive waste and to the transfer of certain land purchased for a disposal site. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Posting rule suspended
HB 1953 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to risk assessment for remediation of contaminated properties by the Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission and protection of historically or disproportionately impacted communities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2106 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to Texas' recognition of the La Paz Agreement between the United States and Mexico regarding environmental issues in border areas and related requirements for the location of certain sites for waste disposal in border areas. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2229 76-0 (1999) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to reimbursement of public safety employees for work-related exposure to contagious disease or hazardous materials. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2619 76-0 (1999) Author: Ramsay, Tom
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the collection and management of used oil filters; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3129 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the authority of the Texas Board of Health and the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to grant exemptions from requirements relating to the regulation of sources of radiation. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3320 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the selection of the disposal site designated by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3323 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the location of the headquarters of the Low-level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3749 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to remedial actions regarding industrial solid waste disposed of in certain municipal solid waste landfill facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
SB 509 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred
Relating to immunity from liability of certain property owners or operators if their property becomes environmentally contaminated. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1109 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the selection of the disposal site designated by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1110 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the location of the headquarters of the Low-level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1262 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the amount and use of fees collected by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1306 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the definition of hazardous waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1802 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to risk assessment for remediation of contaminated properties by the Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission and protection of historically or disproportionately impacted communities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 212 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the advisory function of the Texas Radiation Advisory Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 213 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the composition and duties of the radiation advisory board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 454 75-0 (1997) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to requiring public notice of an application for an authorization to store certain radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation Subcommittee members named
HB 645 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the location of facilities that store hazardous wastes, hazardous substances, or bulk fuel. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 711 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to highway route designations for non-radioactive hazardous materials. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 956 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the definition of medical waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 970 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the transportation of hazardous materials in certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1007 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 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 1239 75-0 (1997) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the voluntary cleanup program, including municipal tax abatements for certain property located in reinvestment zones and subject to voluntary cleanup agreements. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1311 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the regulation of radioactive materials and other sources of radiation and to the disposal of radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1426 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the regulation of radioactive materials and other sources of radiation and to the disposal of radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1738 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to certain reports under the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1936 75-0 (1997) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to notice to certain local governments by an applicant for certain permits issued by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2056 75-0 (1997) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the recovery of environmental inspection, removal, and remediation costs by a taxing unit that purchases real property at an ad valorem tax sale. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2170 75-0 (1997) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to late fees for a person licensed to process radioactive materials. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2560 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the disposal of low-level radioactive waste at a disposal site selected by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2705 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the program for the voluntary cleanup of contaminants. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 2776 75-0 (1997) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the regulation of state superfund sites. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2833 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the authority of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority to convey or exchange property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2992 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to implementing the La Paz Agreement for radioactive waste disposal in Texas. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3163 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3221 75-0 (1997) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to registration and reporting requirements for certain persons who handle used oil. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3458 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to on-site disposal of low-level radioactive waste by a nonpublic generator. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3462 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to transferring certain responsibilities of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission related to certain radioactive materials to the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3469 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to ad valorem tax incentives for the development or redevelopment of certain property subject to a voluntary cleanup agreement. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 202 75-0 (1997) Author: Walker, Gary
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Memorializing congress to allocate funds for road expansion in Texas to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant project in New Mexico. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Signed by the Governor
SB 803 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to one-stop permitting for solid waste management facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 843 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to requiring the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to study a tracking system for hazardous waste required to be returned to the United States under the La Paz Agreement. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 974 75-0 (1997) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the recovery of environmental inspection, removal, and remediation costs by a taxing unit that purchases real property at an ad valorem tax sale. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1150 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to registration and reporting requirements pursuant to the collection, management, and recycling of used oil. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1225 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the voluntary cleanup program. Senate: Natural Resources Testimony taken in committee
SB 1226 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to certain solid waste sites regulated under the Texas Health and Safety Code. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1341 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the voluntary cleanup program for solid and hazardous wastes. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1513 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to highway route designations for non-radioactive hazardous materials. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1538 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of commercial burning of hazardous waste by cement kilns. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1596 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to ad valorem tax incentives for the development or redevelopment of certain property subject to a voluntary cleanup agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1823 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to implementing the La Paz Agreement for radioactive waste disposal in Texas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1857 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to transferring certain responsibilities of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission related to certain radioactive materials to the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1912 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Oakley, Keith
Relating to hazardous liquid or carbon dioxide pipeline facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1954 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the regulation of used oil filter containers. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 211 74-0 (1995) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the advisory function of the Texas Radiation Advisory Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Tagged in committee
HB 252 74-0 (1995) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to the prohibition on issuing a permit for the storage, processing, or disposal of hazardous waste in a salt dome or sulphur mine. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 325 74-0 (1995) Author: Rabuck, Bob
Sponsor: Galloway, Michael
Relating to requiring public notice of an application for an authorization to store certain radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Returned from the House for further action
HB 806 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the identification of origin of municipal, industrial, or hazardous waste accepted for disposal. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 967 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to restrictions on the location of facilities that store hazardous wastes, hazardous substances, or bulk fuel. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1405 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to facility response plans for hazardous liquids pipelines. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1568 74-0 (1995) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to permitting requirements for hazardous waste injection wells in solution-mined salt dome caverns. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1644 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the improper disposal of medical waste; providing criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1665 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the use of the hazardous and solid waste remediation fee fund. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from calendar
HB 1681 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the lease and sale of certain land by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1775 74-0 (1995) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to permit and license requirements for the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Finance
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1960 74-0 (1995) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to security officers of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority commissioned as peace officers. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1998 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to industrial solid waste and hazardous waste management fees. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2293 74-0 (1995) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the regulation of sources of radiation. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2296 74-0 (1995) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the creation of a voluntary cleanup program for solid and hazardous wastes. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2491 74-0 (1995) Author: Yost, Gerald
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to certain environmental permitting procedures of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2815 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the exposure of persons to certain toxic chemicals and to the discharge or release into drinking water of those chemicals; providing criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2835 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to labeling of products containing hazardous substances. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 376 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to municipal solid waste disposal fees. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 426 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the identification of origin of municipal, industrial, or hazardous waste accepted for disposal. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 820 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to a solid waste permit exemption for certain facilities that incinerate medical waste. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 822 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the definition of low-level radioactive waste. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 906 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the removal, disposal, and abatement of hazardous wastes at certain campuses of the Texas State Technical College System and the recovery of the costs of removal, disposal, and abatement. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 933 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the use of the hazardous and solid waste remediation fee fund. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 967 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to requiring financial assurance from certain persons who use or store electroplating bath solutions. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1313 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to facility response plans for hazardous liquids pipelines. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1500 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John | et. al. Relating to the transportation and disposal of low-level radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1619 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Relating to the authority of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to enter property, remediate certain conditions related to hazardous substances, and recover costs associated with remediation, to the authority of commission contractors to enter property, and to the liability of certain contractors who sign a waste manifest. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1631 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the evaluation and study of potential low-level radioactive waste disposal sites. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1697 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to the storage, processing, and disposal of radioactive waste, low-level waste, and mixed waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Point of order sustained
HB 327 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to notice requirements for certain permits issued by the Texas Water Commission or its successor. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 442 73-0 (1993) Author: Conley, Karyne | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the location of facilities that store hazardous wastes, hazardous substances, or bulk fuel. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 632 73-0 (1993) Author: Zbranek, Zeb | et. al. Relating to the prohibition on issuing a permit for the storage, processing, or disposal of hazardous waste in a salt dome or sulphur mine. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 761 73-0 (1993) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to restrictions on the issuance of permits for certain hazardous, chemical, or medical waste disposal facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 781 73-0 (1993) Author: Erickson, Bernard | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to the inspection of certain electronic products under the Texas Radiation Control Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 964 73-0 (1993) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to improving the health and welfare of persons fishing in certain watercourses after which famous battlefields of the Texas Revolution have been named in counties with a population of more than 2.4 million. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1299 73-0 (1993) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to requiring a chemical distributor to obtain a permit from the Texas Department of Health; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1454 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the prohibition against issuing permits for municipal and hazardous waste landfills in certain locations. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2016 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to the regulation of the storage of hazardous liquids in salt dome storage facilities; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2036 73-0 (1993) Author: Alexander, Clyde | et. al. Relating to Texas Low-level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact. House: Environmental Regulation Coauthor Authorized
HB 2244 73-0 (1993) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the burning of hazardous materials. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2318 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2402 73-0 (1993) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to incentives for the recycling or proper disposal of lead-acid batteries; providing civil penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2430 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the regulation of radioactive source material recovery, processing, and disposal activities; establishing fees; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 2431 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to a requirement to conduct public meetings on municipal solid waste and hazardous waste permit applications. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2434 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to ex parte communications in contested cases involving hazardous waste permits. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2437 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the standard of review in contested cases involving hazardous waste permits. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2536 73-0 (1993) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to safety requirements regarding the use of certain toxic household products; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2550 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to the reclassification of nuclear waste by the Texas Water Commission or its successor. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2569 73-0 (1993) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the regulation of persons who take or supervise corrective actions on petroleum storage tanks. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2570 73-0 (1993) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to medical waste disposal facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2606 73-0 (1993) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to industrial solid waste and hazardous waste fee revenues; recovery of regulatory and remediation costs. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2623 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the management of radioactive materials. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2705 73-0 (1993) Author: Cook, John
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the salvage and disposition of oil and gas well-site or other facility equipment of hydrocarbons on plugging or cleanup by the state and to the oil-field cleanup fund. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/94
SB 138 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to safety requirements regarding the use of certain toxic household products; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 726 73-0 (1993) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to the use by state agencies of biosolids derived from sludge. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1043 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the regulation of radioactive source material recovery, processing, and disposal activities and establishing and appropriating fees; transferring functions and appropriations. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1127 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to rules adopted by the Texas Board of Health regarding the transportation and routing of radioactive material and waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1128 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to the minimum population requirements for allowing peace officers to enforce state and federal hazardous materials regulations and state and federal motor carriers safety regulations. House: Public Safety
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1187 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of above ground storage tanks containing flammable liquids. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1201 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to industrial solid waste and hazardous waste fee revenues; recovery of regulatory and remediation costs. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1203 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the location of disposal wells for oil and gas waste. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1205 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the salvage and disposition of oil and gas well-site or other facility equipment or hydrocarbons on plugging or cleanup by the state. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1206 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1225 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to setting state goals, standards, and fees for used oil and solid waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Economic Development
House passage as amended reported
SB 1418 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1448 73-0 (1993) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the use of the hazardous and solid waste remediation fee fund. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1475 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the petroleum storage tank program. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 337 72-0 (1991) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to restrictions on the location of facilities that store hazardous wastes, hazardous substances, or bulk fuel. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
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 464 72-0 (1991) Author: Counts, David | et. al. Relating to the award of certain costs to persons affected by hazardous waste disposal well regulation. House: Natural Resources 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 491 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to the authorization of certain counties to hold a nonbinding referendum to be considered by the Texas Water Commission in granting a hazardous waste disposal permit. House: Environmental Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 531 72-0 (1991) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the location and storage capacity of certain aboveground tanks and to the deregulation of storage of gasoline, diesel fuel, aviation fuel, and kerosene at certain aircraft fueling facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 547 72-0 (1991) Author: Horn, Jim | et. al. Relating to aircraft fueling facilities. House: Natural Resources 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 606 72-0 (1991) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al. Relating to the issuance of a permit for an off-site hazardous waste incinerator within a certain distance of a school. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 644 72-0 (1991) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the issuance of certain permits by the Texas Water Commission. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 727 72-0 (1991) Author: Repp, Glenn Relating to exemption of specified aboveground storage tanks from certain regulations. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 763 72-0 (1991) Author: Shelley, Dan | et. al. Relating to the issuance of a permit for a hazardous waste processing, storage, or disposal facility. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1021 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to hazardous waste reduction. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1052 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to a moratorium on the incineration of certain medical and infectious waste in commercial incinerators. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1106 72-0 (1991) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to eligibility for reimbursement from the petroleum storage tank remediation fund. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1112 72-0 (1991) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to the issuance of a permit for hazardous waste management units. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1134 72-0 (1991) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to the issuance of a permit for a commercial off-site hazardous waste incinerator within a certain distance of a food handling facility in a navigation district. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1214 72-0 (1991) Author: Lewis, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Relating to the petroleum storage tank remediation fund. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1217 72-0 (1991) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the availability of information requested from a governmental body regarding a hazardous waste facility. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1420 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert | et. al. Relating to the ability of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority to accept waste from sources other than Texas. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1421 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the definition of hazardous waste for the purpose of fees imposed under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1422 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the regulation of by-product materials and naturally occurring radioactive materials. House: Environmental Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1444 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Jack
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the treatment, storage, or disposal in this state of hazardous waste generated in a foreign country. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1513 72-0 (1991) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to the transfer of a student from a school located near a federal superfund site. House: Public Education 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1541 72-0 (1991) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the disposal or abandonment of a hazardous substance; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1745 72-0 (1991) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to the regulation of naturally occurring radioactive materials related to the production of or exploration for oil and gas. House: Energy Referred to Energy
HB 1757 72-0 (1991) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the powers, procedures, and financing of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1762 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to state liability for indemnification of certain persons signing an industrial solid or hazardous waste manifest or similar record. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1982 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to research and development programs for environmental management. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1986 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the imposition of fees on industrial solid waste and hazardous waste generators, permit applicants, and operators of hazardous waste management facilities and on the sale of certain batteries. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 2254 72-0 (1991) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to the award of certain costs to parties to a commercial hazardous waste incinerator permit hearing. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 2280 72-0 (1991) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the issuing of permits by the Department of Health for landfills and hazardous waste disposal sites. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2303 72-0 (1991) Author: Watkins, Gary Relating to license verification by landfill operators of certain persons who dispose of waste containing asbestos. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
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 2665 72-0 (1991) Author: Shelley, Dan
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to filing of lawsuits by and against the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority and the selection of and submittal of a license application for a disposal site by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority and the review of the application by the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2680 72-0 (1991) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to contracts awarded by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to test, transport, store, treat, or dispose of hazardous waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2762 72-0 (1991) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the location of a hazardous waste management facility. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 2877 72-0 (1991) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to legal expenses incurred by certain counties in connection with the selection of a low-level radioactive waste disposal site by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HCR 109 72-0 (1991) Author: Jackson, Mike Encouraging manufacturers to eliminate heavy metals from the production of household paints and printing inks. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HCR 231 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Jack Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to create a joint interim committee to study disposal of medical waste. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
HCR 247 72-0 (1991) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Informing the Department of Energy of our support for an environmentally safe expansion of Pantex through configuration of the nuclear weapons system. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HCR 248 72-0 (1991) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Informing the Department of Energy of our serious interest in the expansion of Pantex through a reconfiguration of the nuclear weapons system. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 155 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al. Relating to the award of certain costs to persons affected by hazardous waste disposal well regulation. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 229 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to emergency response capabilities for proposed hazardous waste management facilities. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 230 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the application for a permit to operate a hazardous waste management facility. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 231 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al. Relating to the award of certain costs to persons affected by hazardous waste regulation. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 252 72-0 (1991) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the issuance of a permit for a hazardous waste processing, storage, or disposal facility. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 308 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Horn, Jim
Relating to fuel labeling and fueling facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 322 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the issuance of a permit for an off-site hazardous waste incinerator within a certain distance of a school. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 348 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the burning of hazardous materials. Senate: Natural Resources Postponed in committee
SB 349 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the burning of hazardous materials. Senate: Natural Resources Postponed in committee
SB 350 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the burning of certain hazardous material in an industrial furnace located in the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone or the Edwards Aquifer transition zone. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Calendars
SB 397 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to notice and hearing requirements before issuance of a permit to process, store, or dispose of hazardous materials. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 405 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted | et. al.
Sponsor: Oakley, Keith
Relating to the protection of wildlife resources from toxic products or hazardous material; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 493 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Schoolcraft, Alan
Relating to certain regulatory functions under the Texas Radiation Control Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 553 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to contracts and compacts for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste and the acceptance of that waste from other states. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 758 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the issuance of permits for new hazardous waste management facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 759 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the issuance of a permit for a commercial off-site hazardous waste incinerator within a certain distance of a food handling facility in a navigation district. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 779 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to a moratorium on permitting activities on applications for commercial industrial solid waste and commercial municipal hazardous waste storage, processing, or disposal facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 809 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the authority of municipalities to issue permits for commercial hazardous waste incinerators. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 810 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the issuance of a permit for a commercial hazardous waste incinerator within a certain distance of a facility in which food is handled. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 830 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to hazardous waste reduction. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 989 72-0 (1991) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Relating to safety requirements regarding the use of certain toxic household products. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 1025 72-0 (1991) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the operation on highways of certain farm vehicles transporting hazardous materials. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1099 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al.
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to permits for certain facilities regulated by the Texas Air Control Board, the Texas Water Commission, or the Texas Department of Health, to pollution prevention, and to the disposal of certain solid waste; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1103 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Relating to the prevention of pollution from oil and gas exploration, development, and production activities, including the creation of an oil- field cleanup fund and the imposition of certain fees; providing a penalty. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1157 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the financing and purchasing procedures of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1163 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to compliance summaries for hazardous waste management applications. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1265 72-0 (1991) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to the regulation of naturally occurring radioactive materials related to the production of or exploration for oil and gas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1294 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the issuance of permits by the Texas Department of Health for certain solid waste disposal facilities within a certain distance of a fault or fault line. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Affairs
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 1406 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the regulation of by-product materials and naturally occurring radioactive materials; making an appropriation. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 1483 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to filing and effect of lawsuits by and against the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority and the submission and review of a license application for a disposal site by the authority. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1515 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to construction and operation of certain hazardous waste facilities. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 1557 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the regulation of by-product materials and naturally occurring radioactive materials. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1603 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to jurisdiction to prohibit the permitting of certain facilities on evidence of proximity to particular areas in certain districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from intent calendar
SCR 152 72-0 (1991) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Informing the Department of Energy of our serious interest in the expansion of Pantex through a reconfiguration of the nuclear weapons system. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Filed without the Governor's signature
SB 37 72-1 (1991) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the use of funds in the low-level waste fund, to certain fees imposed to finance the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority, and to the issuance of revenue bonds by the authority. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 183 71-0 (1989) Author: Robnett, Nolan
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of underground storage tank installers; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 391 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to treatment of permits issued under certain federally authorized state programs. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 991 71-0 (1989) Author: Soileau, Curtis Relating to a moratorium on the disposal of asbestos and a study concerning asbestos; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1303 71-0 (1989) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to commercial hazardous waste incinerators. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1407 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to financing of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority and to the radiation and perpetual care fund and transfers to that fund. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1588 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan | et. al.
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to establishing a groundwater protection cleanup program and a petroleum storage tank remediation fund for the cleanup of releases from certain petroleum storage tanks; providing civil and criminal.... House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1610 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan | et. al. Relating to review by the Texas Air Control Board and the Texas Water Commission of certain applications for permits to operate hazardous waste management facilities. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1913 71-0 (1989) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas of the packing and transportation of hazardous materials. House: Transportation Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 1922 71-0 (1989) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to financial assurances required of certain injection well permittees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1946 71-0 (1989) Author: Pennington, Randy | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the creation of the Gulf Coast Environmental Research Consortium. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate conferees appointed
HB 1963 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Texas Hazardous Materials Safety Board. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1999 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the regulation of the sale, use, and application of certain pesticides. House: Agriculture & Livestock Pending in committee
HB 2021 71-0 (1989) Author: Pierce, George | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements for certain railroad companies that transport hazardous materials. House: Transportation Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 2166 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert | et. al. Relating to spills or releases of hazardous substances into waters in this state. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2167 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert | et. al. Relating to the annual reporting of toxic chemical releases. House: Environmental Affairs Companion considered in lieu in comm.
HB 2172 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the exemption of municipal solid waste management facilities and certain solid and hazardous waste management facilities from review by the Texas Air Control Board. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2360 71-0 (1989) Author: Watkins, Gary Relating to certain regulatory functions and procedures of the Texas Department of Health; permitting the establishment and enforcement of certain groundwater protection standards; permitting investment of funds... House: Environmental Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2428 71-0 (1989) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to costs of disposing of nuclear waste and decommissioning nuclear plants. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
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 2515 71-0 (1989) Author: Soileau, Curtis Relating to the location of facilities for the disposal of asbestos wastes. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 2553 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to the abandonment or disposal of a hazardous, toxic, or dangerous substance; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2615 71-0 (1989) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to private enforcement of statutes and regulations concerning pesticide exposure. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 2646 71-0 (1989) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to regulation by the Northeast Texas Municipal Water District of the transportation of hazardous waste and the site location of hazardous waste facilities. House: Natural Resources Rules suspended
HB 2772 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the consolidation of certain water quality and radiation control functions in the Texas Water Commission. House: Natural Resources Pending in committee
HB 2811 71-0 (1989) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to procedures for the determination of land use for the siting of hazardous waste management facilities and to the issuance of permits for those facilities. House: Environmental Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2979 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the regulation of hazardous waste management in Texas; restricting hazardous waste from disposal at municipal solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2980 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert | et. al. Relating to the imposition of fees on the storage, processing and disposal of hazardous waste at commercial hazardous waste storage, processing and disposal facilities in the state. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 3025 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the regulation of the sale, use, and application of certain pesticides. House: Agriculture & Livestock Pending in committee
HB 3047 71-0 (1989) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the penalty for failure to report a hazardous materials release. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 3076 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to regulation of hazardous substances and solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 3141 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, Jack | et. al. Relating to information on and permits for hazardous waste management facilities that receive hazardous waste from outside the county in which the facility is located and to the treatment, storage, or disposal.... House: Environmental Affairs Pending in committee
HB 3167 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the Texas Structural Pest Control Board and to the insurance coverage required for a structural pest control business license; providing administrative.... House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 3183 71-0 (1989) Author: McWilliams, Jim
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the regulation of naturally occurring radioactive materials related to the production of or exploration for oil and gas; making an appropriation. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HCR 150 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert | et. al. Requesting that the federal government implement policies to insure that each state develop adequate and environmentally sound options for the storage, processing and disposal of hazardous wastes. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HCR 151 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert | et. al. Directing the Texas Water Commission to explore the efficacy of entering into a compact with the states of Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas and such other states for the purposes of establishing.... House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 337 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to the Radiation and Perpetual Care Fund and transfers to that fund. Senate: Finance Removed from local & uncontested cal.
SB 423 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob | et. al. Relating to establishing a groundwater protection cleanup program and a petroleum storage tank remediation fund for the cleanup of releases from certain petroleum storage tanks. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 544 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Relating to the administration of certain state lands by the Texas Radiation Control Agency. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 705 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the registration of pesticides. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 853 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to certain amendments to licenses issued or renewed by the Texas Radiation Control Agency. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 854 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the renewal, extension, and amendment of certain licenses issued by the Texas Radiation Control Agency. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 856 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Relating to groundwater protection standards adopted and enforced by the Texas Radiation Control Agency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 857 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to certain fees charged by the Texas Radiation Control Agency. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 858 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to closure plans required for the issuance or renewal of certain by-product materials licenses by the Texas Radiation Control Agency. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 859 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Relating to the policy of this state and the role of the Texas Department of Health concerning the regulation of sources of radiation and the management of solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 860 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to certain reports made to the governor and legislature concerning radiation and the federal transport of high-level radioactive waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 861 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to restoration of groundwater affected by in situ uranium mining. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 862 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to certain plans required for the issuance or renewal of a by-product materials license. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 863 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the radiation and perpetual care fund. Senate: Finance Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 944 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to costs of disposing of nuclear waste and decommissioning nuclear plants. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1100 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Orlando
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Texas Hazardous Materials Safety Board. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1101 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Pierce, George
Relating to reporting requirements for certain railroad companies that transport hazardous materials. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1102 71-0 (1989) Author: Tejeda, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas of the packing and transportation of hazardous materials. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1116 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to certain regulatory functions and procedures of the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1123 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Gulf Coast Environmental Research Consortium. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1194 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to private enforcement of statutes and regulations concerning pesticide exposure. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1201 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to the penalty for failure to report a hazardous materials release. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1202 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to changes in the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1215 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to treatment of permits issued under certain federally authorized state programs. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1222 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to a discharge or spill of a hazardous substance into water in this state. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1223 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the annual reporting to the Texas Water Commission of toxic chemical releases. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1273 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the consolidation of certain water quality and radiation control functions in the Texas Water Commission. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1293 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the radiation and perpetual care fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1295 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to groundwater protection standards adopted and enforced by the Texas Radiation Control Agency. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1297 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas of the packing and transportation of hazardous materials. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1361 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the location of facilities for the disposal of asbestos wastes. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1383 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the regulation of hazardous waste management in Texas; restricting hazardous waste from disposal at municipal solid waste facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1502 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to regulation of hazardous substances and solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1544 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the imposition of fees on the storage, processing, and disposal of hazardous waste at commercial hazardous waste storage, processing, and disposal facilities in the state. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1608 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to commercial hazardous waste incinerators. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1703 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to certain regulatory functions and procedures of the Texas Department of Health as the Texas Radiation Control Agency involving naturally occurring radioactive material as a type of by-product material. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1769 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to review by the Texas Air Control Board and the Texas Water Commission of certain applications for permits to operate hazardous waste management facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1803 71-0 (1989) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to the regulation of naturally occurring radioactive materials related to the production of or exploration for oil and gas; making an appropriation. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably with substitute
SCR 106 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Valigura, Keith
Directing the Texas Water Commission to study funding needs for the cleanup of state registry sites. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SR 653 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Directing the Senate Natural Resources Committee to establish an interim study committee to examine regulation of radioactive materials. Senate: Administration Adopted
SR 749 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Directing the Health and Human Services Subcommittee on Health Services to study the control and regulation of worker and public exposure to radiation. Senate: Administration Adopted
HB 112 71-1 (1989) Author: Counts, David Relating to the award of certain costs to persons affected by hazardous waste disposal well permitting procedures. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 87 71-1 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the supervision of the use of certain pesticides by certified private applicators. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 34 71-2 (1989) Author: Rudd, Jim | et. al. Relating to the operation on highways of certain farm vehicles transporting hazardous materials. House: Transportation Coauthor authorized
HB 10 71-3 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the operation on highways of certain farm vehicles transporting hazardous materials. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 145 71-3 (1990) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to restrictions on the location of facilities that store hazardous wastes, hazardous substances, or bulk fuel. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 18 71-3 (1990) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the low-level radiation waste disposal impact assistance allocation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 35 71-3 (1990) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to notice and hearing requirements before issuance of a permit to process, store, or dispose of hazardous materials. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 4 71-3 (1990) Author: Brown, J.E. Directing the Texas Water Commission to explore the efficacy of entering into a compact with certain states regarding various aspects of hazardous waste treatment and storage. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 35 71-4 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the operation on highways of certain farm vehicles transporting hazardous materials. House: Transportation Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 99 71-4 (1990) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to restrictions on the location of facilities that store hazardous wastes, hazardous substances, or bulk fuel. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 158 71-4 (1990) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to restrictions on the issuance of permits for certain hazardous, chemical, or medical waste disposal facilities. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 10 71-4 (1990) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the low-level radiation waste disposal impact assistance allocation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 64 71-4 (1990) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to restrictions on the issuance of a permit for a hazardous waste injection well. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 76 71-4 (1990) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to notice and hearing requirements before issuance of a permit to process, store, or dispose of hazardous materials. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 1 71-4 (1990) Author: Brown, J.E. Directing the Texas Water Commission to explore entering into an interstate compact regarding hazardous waste treatment and storage. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 9 71-5 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the operation on highways of certain farm vehicles transporting hazardous materials. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 24 71-5 (1990) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the low-level radiation waste disposal impact assistance allocation. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SCR 1 71-5 (1990) Author: Brown, J.E. Directing the Texas Water Commission and the 1990 Joint Task Force on Waste Management Policy to explore the efficacy of a compact with other states for the purpose of hazardous waste storage. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 13 71-6 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the operation on highways of certain farm vehicles transporting hazardous materials. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 332 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety to adopt rules regarding the qualifications of certain drivers and the safe operation of certain motor vehicles; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Safety Referred to subcommittee
HB 357 70-0 (1987) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to creation of a hazardous waste alternative center at Lamar University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 814 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to a permit application to locate a hazardous waste disposal site. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 822 70-0 (1987) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the powers and financing of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority and its governing board. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 823 70-0 (1987) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the authority of the School Land Board and the board of regents of the University of Texas System to sell land to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left as pending business in comm.
HB 902 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the health risk assessment of certain toxic substances and harmful physical agents by the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 981 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the establishment of an industrial solid and hazardous waste materials exchange. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1083 70-0 (1987) Author: McKinney, Mike Relating to prohibiting the board of directors of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority from contracting with a private entity to operate a disposal site. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1353 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the on-site coordination of hazardous materials transportation emergencies and the reporting of releases of hazardous materials to the Texas Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1419 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the licensing requirements of certain sources of radiation. House: Environmental Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
HB 1546 70-0 (1987) Author: Millsap, Mike Relating to the regulation of underground storage tanks, imposing certain fees, authorizing charges for late payment, and establishing an underground storage tank fund. House: Natural Resources 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1624 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to solid waste disposal. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1699 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority of mixed waste containing hazardous and low-level waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1725 70-0 (1987) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Texas Hazardous Materials Safety Board. House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
HB 1726 70-0 (1987) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the regulation of the transportation of hazardous materials by railroad. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1727 70-0 (1987) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the regulation of the transportation of hazardous materials; providing an administrative civil penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1735 70-0 (1987) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the meaning of new and existing hazardous waste facility, landfill, management unit, land treatment facility, storage and processing facility, surface impoundment, or waste pile for purposes of rulemaking by the Texas Water Commission. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1838 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Relating to the regulation by counties of transporters of liquid waste. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1863 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the regulation of solid waste disposal. House: Environmental Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1952 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the rulemaking authority of the Texas Radiation Control Agency concerning the storage of certain radioactive wastes. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2124 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Jack
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the permit application for a solid waste disposal facility or an injection well and the powers and duties of the state agencies with jurisdiction over those permits. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2230 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the regulation of underground tanks used to store certain substances. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 2375 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the use of costs of disposal of nuclear wastes and decommissioning nuclear plants in ratemaking considerations. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 2440 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to reassigning certain radiation control functions from the Texas Department of Health to the Texas Water Commission. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 39 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the creation, purpose, powers and duties, and funding of a hazardous waste research center at Lamar University at Beaumont. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 92 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Patronella, David
Relating to the establishment of an industrial solid and hazardous waste materials exchange. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 348 70-0 (1987) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the powers and financing of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority and its governing board. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 537 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Watson, Ed
Relating to the health risk assessment of certain toxic substances and harmful physical agents by the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 606 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the authority of the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Authority to select a low-level waste site. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 779 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Relating to the regulation of underground storage tanks, imposing certain fees, authorizing charges for late payment, and establishing an underground storage tank fund. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 855 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the licensing requirements of certain sources of radiation. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 856 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to regulation of the transportation of hazardous materials by railroad. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Transportation
SB 857 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to regulation of the transportation of hazardous materials; providing an administrative civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 943 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Garcia, Orlando
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Texas Hazardous Materials Safety Board. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1186 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to solid waste disposal. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1204 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the licensing requirements of certain sources of radiation. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1323 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the use of costs of disposal of nuclear wastes and decommissioning nuclear plants in ratemaking considerations. Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1365 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Agnich, Fred
Relating to the study and selection of disposal sites by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
House passage as amended reported
SB 1390 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to transportation of hazardous wastes through the state. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in s/c
SB 1446 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the regulation of solid waste disposal. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1508 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the regulation of infectious waste by the Texas Department of Health; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1539 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the selection and acquisition of disposal sites by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority; providing for the power of eminent domain. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SCR 112 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Creating a special interim committee to study the transportation and disposal of high-level nuclear waste. Senate: Administration, Special Referred to Administration
SCR 124 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos Creating the Interim Study Committee on the Regulation of Wastes with Radioactive Components. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SCR 142 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Establish a special interim committee to study all aspects and issues relating to the management of all waste products by local, state, and federal governments, except radioactive waste. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SR 291 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Directing the Subcommittee on Health Services of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee to conduct hearings to determine ways and means to insure timely notification of persons who may be affected by uncontrolled releases of life-threatening toxic materials.
SR 571 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Establishing a special interim study committee to be named the Senate Select Committee on High-Level Nuclear Waste.
HB 56 70-2 (1987) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to the reporting of waste volumes and the study, selection, acquisition, and operation of disposal sites by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Affairs Pending in committee
SB 10 70-2 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the reporting of waste volumes and the study, selection, acquisition, and operation of disposal sites by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably with substitute
SB 62 70-2 (1987) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Agnich, Fred
Relating to the reporting of waste volumes and the study, selection, acquisition, and operation of disposal sites by the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
SCR 2 70-2 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Creating the Task Force on Waste Management Policy. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration, Special
No action taken in committee
HB 62 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to prohibiting commercial solid waste facilities and injection wells for disposal of hazardous waste or industrial solid waste in flood-prone areas. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 285 69-0 (1985) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the location of solid waste facilities that handle hazardous waste. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 449 69-0 (1985) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to disposal sites of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 466 69-0 (1985) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle transporting hazardous materials; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 472 69-0 (1985) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to prohibiting issuance of permits for certain solid waste facilities to be used for commercial processing, storing, or disposing of Class I industrial solid waste or hazardous waste. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 532 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to restricting issuance of permits for solid waste facilities to be used primarily for commercial disposal of hazardous waste. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 543 69-0 (1985) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Authority. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 775 69-0 (1985) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to health risk assessments of the effects of toxic substances and to the establishment of a birth defects monitoring program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 790 69-0 (1985) Author: Willy, John Relating to proof to be provided for issuance of a permit for an injection well for disposal of hazardous waste and to restricting the locations at which certain new injection wells may be constructed. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 891 69-0 (1985) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring financial assurance as a condition to the issuance, amendment, extension, or renewal of a permit for a solid waste facility for disposal of hazardous waste. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 980 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to certain citation information to be filed as part of the proceedings on an application for a permit for a solid waste facility for storing, processing, or disposing of Class I industrial solid waste or hazardous waste. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1155 69-0 (1985) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald Relating to the creation, administration, and use of the waste disposal fee fund and the reimbursement of the state from that fund. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1306 69-0 (1985) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the administration and regulation of solid waste management practices and of the storage, processing, or disposal of hazardous waste; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1644 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to providing information to emergency response teams concerning the identity and location of certain hazardous and toxic substances. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1649 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to creation of a hazardous waste alternative center at Lamar University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1697 69-0 (1985) Author: Pennington, Randy
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to construction contracts for certain solid or hazardous waste disposal projects of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1941 69-0 (1985) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to performance bonds required to be maintained by a person applying for or acting under a permit to store, handle, treat, reclaim, or dispose of oil and gas waste, or hazardous waste. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1969 69-0 (1985) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to restricting issuance, renewal, or extension of permits for solid waste facilities for processing or disposing of hazardous waste and to restricting contracts for operation of disposal sites for low-level radioactive waste. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2059 69-0 (1985) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to establishing the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Advisory Committee and to licensing disposal sites of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2068 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to spills of hazardous substances into water in this state. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 2123 69-0 (1985) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the regulation of the Railroad Commission of Texas of persons transporting certain waste products. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2232 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliveira, René Providing for cleanup of releases of hazardous materials, creating a cause of action for the state to recover cleanup costs and civil penalties; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2358 69-0 (1985) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the regulation of the treatment, storage, management and disposal of hazardous waste and solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 2359 69-0 (1985) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to creation of the hazardous waste generation and facility fees fund and hazardous waste disposal fee fund, to expenditures from the funds and to imposition of fees on hazardous waste generation, hazardous waste facilities and hazardous waste disposal. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 2505 69-0 (1985) Author: Lee, Don Imposing liability for releases of hazardous substances from ocean incineration vessels. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HCR 34 69-0 (1985) Author: Hudson, David Requesting the U. S. Department of Energy to forego further consideration of the Deaf Smith County and Swisher County sites as potential candidates for a high-level nuclear waste repository. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 123 69-0 (1985) Author: Staniswalis, Chip
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Requesting Congress to modify federal liability under the Price-Anderson Act regarding handling of high-level nuclear waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Postponed in committee
HCR 146 69-0 (1985) Author: Lee, Don Requesting Congress to enact legislation imposing a moratorium on the issuance of permits for the at sea incineration of certain hazardous wastes. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HR 435 69-0 (1985) Author: Eckels, Robert Urging the EPA to provide that remedy which is safest for the citizens of Texas in regards to the Crystal Chemical Superfund site in Houston.
SB 200 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to requiring notice of certain collection, handling, processing, storage, or disposal of industrial solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 223 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Price, Albert
Relating to creation of a hazardous waste alternative center at Lamar University at Beaumont. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 227 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John Relating to licensing, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. Senate: Health & Human Resources Record vote
SB 475 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to health risk assessments of the effects of toxic substances and to the establishment of a birth defects monitoring program and to the powers and duties of the Texas Board of Health and the Texas Department of Health; making certain information confidential. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Referred to Public Health
SB 752 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the administration and regulation of solid waste management practices under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, Chapter 405, Acts of the 61st Legislature, 1969, as amended (Article 4477-7, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) and under the Injection Well Act as amended (Chapter 27, Texas Water Code). Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 838 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the creation, administration, and use of the low-level waste fund and the reimbursement of the state from that fund. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Finance
Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
SB 902 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to construction contracts for solid waste disposal projects of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 963 69-0 (1985) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the maintenance, renewal and release of a disposal site bond, providing for placing the proceeds from such bonds in the well plugging fund. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1217 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to amendments to the Solid Waste Disposal Act and Chapter 26, Water Code, SUBCHAPTER H, which: expand and restate the state solid waste management policy; require interagency coordination of solid waste management; redefine agency emergency powers; provide enforcement authority to the state agencies and establish procedures for the abatement of a release posing an imminent or substantial endangerment to the public health and safety or the environment; provide for establishment of site suitability standards; provide for joint agency permit hearings; provide for state remedial action at specified inactive or abandoned hazardous waste generation, treatment, storage or disposal facilities not covered by the federal environmental response law; specify a funding mechanism to support permitting, inspection, and enforcement activities relating to hazardous waste management activities required of specified state agencies; and provide for post-closure facility care responsibilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1218 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to creation of the hazardous waste permit and disposal fee fund, to appropriations from the fund, to imposition of fees on hazardous waste generation and disposal, and to creation of a hazardous waste alternatives center. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1244 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the creation, powers, duties, and administration of the Texas Nuclear Waste Programs Office to carry out the necessary interactions between the State of Texas and the federal government as related to the involvement of Texas in the implementation of the federal Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 and to advise the governor and the legislature on the matter of high-level radioactive waste management and disposal in Texas, and to perform other related activities. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1479 69-0 (1985) Author: Uribe, Hector Imposing liability for releases of hazardous substances from ocean incineration vessels. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SCR 31 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos Directing the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority to postpone selection of a disposal site. House: Environmental Affairs No action taken in committee
SCR 32 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted Requesting the U.S. Department of Energy to forego further consideration of the Deaf Smith County and Swisher County sites as potential candidates for a high-level nuclear waste repository. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SCR 76 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Creating a special interim committee to study nuclear waste. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
SCR 87 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Requesting the Congress of the U.S. to clarify the authority of the U.S. Department of Energy through a new title under the Price-Anderson Act which will provide for the strict liability on the part of the federal government. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SCR 105 69-0 (1985) Author: Uribe, Hector Requesting Congress to enact legislation imposing a moratorium on the issuance of permits for the at sea incineration of certain hazardous wastes. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 11 69-2 (1986) Author: Staniswalis, Chip
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Requesting Congress to amend the Price-Anderson Act regarding high-level radioactive waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Motion withdrawn
SB 16 69-2 (1986) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to creation of a hazardous waste alternative center at Lamar University at Beaumont. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 18 69-3 (1986) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the creation, purpose, powers and duties, and funding of a hazardous waste research center at Lamar University at Beaumont. Senate: Education Meeting canceled
HB 487 68-0 (1983) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to rules governing solid waste, including hazardous waste and Class I industrial solid waste. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1023 68-0 (1983) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to issuance, extension, or renewal of permits for certain solid waste facilities used for or to be used for processing, storing, or disposing of hazardous waste. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1543 68-0 (1983) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to imposition of a fee by the Texas Department of Water Resources to be used to pay expenses of supplemental monitoring of groundwater monitoring wells required at facilities used to manage hazardous industrial waste. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1719 68-0 (1983) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to solid waste management. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1727 68-0 (1983) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to transportation of hazardous waste; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources Coauthor authorized
HB 1800 68-0 (1983) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to restricting the processing, storing, and disposing of Class I industrial solid waste and hazardous waste; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1909 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the location in flood-prone areas of solid waste facilities or injection wells for disposal of hazardous or industrial solid waste. House: State Affairs Point of order sustained
HB 2048 68-0 (1983) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to restricting solid waste facilities for storage, processing, or disposal of hazardous waste. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HCR 88 68-0 (1983) Author: Wallace III, Ralph
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Requesting President Ronald Reagan to request the Environmental Protection Agency to expedite the release of planned removal funding for the clean-up of the Fuhrmann Energy hazardous-waste site in Houston. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 268 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Directing the Department of Water Resources and the Air Control Board to give careful consideration before permitting hazardous waste disposal in flood prone areas. Senate: Administration, Special Signed by the Governor
HR 473 68-0 (1983) Author: Granoff, Al | et. al. Urging the City of Dallas to reconsider any effort to dispose of lead-contaminated soil at Samuell Farms.
SB 990 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the location in flood-prone areas of solid waste facilities or injection wells for disposal of hazardous or industrial solid waste. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 1241 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to certain definitions, to prevention and control of spills of hazardous substances, to coordination of the state response effort and cooperation of state agencies, to certain powers and duties of the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Department of Water Resources and its executive director, to creation of the Texas Spill Response Fund; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 1365 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to restricting solid waste facilities for storage, processing, or disposal of hazardous waste. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
SCR 64 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Creating a joint interim committee to study the need to adopt standards for the locations of hazardous waste disposal sites and that the committee make a report of its findings to the legislature. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SR 413 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Providing acceptable conditions for a high level nuclear waste disposal site in Texas. Senate: Natural Resources
HB 15 68-2 (1984) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to prohibiting solid waste facilities and injection wells for disposal of hazardous or industrial solid waste in flood-prone areas. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 65 68-2 (1984) Author: Thompson, Gary Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority for site development and construction. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 24 68-2 (1984) Author: Simpson, Bob
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Expressing support for the Nuclear Waste Programs Office, Governor's Office of General Counsel, in its official comment on U.S. Department of Energy site screening documents. House: State Affairs Signed by the Governor
SB 9 68-2 (1984) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Gary
Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority for site development and construction. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SCR 10 68-2 (1984) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Commending the Nuclear Waste Programs Office, Governor's Office of General Counsel. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SCR 20 68-2 (1984) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Expressing objection to the construction of a high-level nuclear waste repository in Texas. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 377 67-0 (1981) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the licensing and regulation of mill tailings. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
HB 531 67-0 (1981) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to prevention and control of spills of oil, hazardous substances, and other pollutants. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 842 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to the prohibition of certain disposal wells in Brazoria County. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 860 67-0 (1981) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to transportation of hazardous materials. House: Transportation Point of order sustained
HB 906 67-0 (1981) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the licensing and regulation of radioactive material. House: Environmental Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1068 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to the prohibition of certain disposal wells in the coastal areas of Texas. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1085 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to the prohibition of certain disposal wells in Brazoria County. House: Natural Resources No action taken
HB 1097 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to disposal wells. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1368 67-0 (1981) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to civil liability for conduct pertaining to the transportation or storage of hazardous materials. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1379 67-0 (1981) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the regulation of injection wells and underground storage of hydrocarbons. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1407 67-0 (1981) Author: Clark, Jerry
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the administration and regulation of solid waste management practices under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1413 67-0 (1981) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Wilson, John
Relating to jurisdiction over activities associated with uranium exploration. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1447 67-0 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to cleanup of certain abandoned disposal facilities. House: Natural Resources Coauthor authorized
HB 1527 67-0 (1981) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain activities having to do with radioactive material. House: Environmental Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1533 67-0 (1981) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Affairs Companion document considered in lieu of
HB 2033 67-0 (1981) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to limitation on issuance of disposal well permits in certain counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Postponed
HB 2076 67-0 (1981) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to the packaging and transportation of radioactive waste. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 2209 67-0 (1981) Author: Madla, Frank Municipal Solid Waste Management Siting Act. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
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
HCR 21 67-0 (1981) Author: Turner, Jim
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Directing the Department of Health to postpone licensing of radioactive waste management sites. Senate: Natural Resources Signed by the Governor
HR 53 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Creating a subcommittee of the Committee on Environmental Affairs to study use of underground injection wells for hazardous waste disposal. House: Environmental Affairs
SB 91 67-0 (1981) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to the creation, funding, and administration of the Nonradioactive, Industrial, Perpetual Care Solid Waste Fund; to the powers and responsibilities of the Texas Department of Water Resources; to certain liabilities of persons violating this Act or rules, permits, or orders issued under this Act and of their successors in interest; amending the Solid Waster Disposal Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Subcommittee on Water
SB 480 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Bock II, Bennie
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain activities having to do with radioactive material; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 735 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Bock II, Bennie
Relating to licensing and regulation of certain activities having to do with radioactive material and to certain powers of the Texas Radiation Control Agency; relating to membership of the Radiation Advisory Board; making an appropriation. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 740 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the administration and regulation of solid waste management practices under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Subcommittee on Water
SB 758 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Davis, Bob
Relating to cleanup of certain inactive disposal facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 929 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the importation of toxic waste into the state; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 938 67-0 (1981) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to the regulation of injection wells and underground storage of hydrocarbons; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 941 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to disposal of hazardous wastes by the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 1177 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Bock II, Bennie
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority, providing for civil penalties; making an appropriation. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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SCR 19 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Directing the department of health to postpone licensing of radioactive waste management sites. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken
SR 719 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Directing the Senate Natural Resources Committee to conduct and interim study on water supply and development, energy conservation, nuclear and industrial waste and maritime industry. Senate: Natural Resources
HCR 33 67-1 (1981) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Requesting the Texas Department of Public Safety to withdraw proposed amendments to their rules relating to transportation of hazardous materials. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration, Special
Signed by the Governor
HB 143 66-0 (1979) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to legislative approval for disposal of certain nuclear waste; providing penalties. House: Energy Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1345 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to restrictions on the construction and operation of long-term storage and permanent disposal sites for nuclear waste; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1378 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to the transportation of radioactive materials; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1388 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to disposal of certain nuclear waste; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1551 66-0 (1979) Author: Martin, Tom Relating to regulation or permanent storage or disposal of radioactive materials. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1631 66-0 (1979) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to jurisdiction over industrial solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HR 61 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron Creating a special interim study committee to hold public hearings to educate the public regarding the hazards of nuclear energy and nuclear waste. House: Energy Resources
HR 154 66-0 (1979) Author: Martin, Tom Authorizing the conference committee on SB 910 to make certain changes.
SB 252 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Relating to jurisdiction over industrial solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 257 66-0 (1979) Author: McKnight, Peyton
Sponsor: Slack, Richard C.
Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to permit production of oil or gas or oil and gas in a commingled state in certain cases to prevent waste, promote conservation, or protect correlative rights. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 444 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Amending the Water Code, by deleting the reference to coastal water or area and making the provisions of that subchapter applicable statewide and providing additionally for the cleanup of discharges or spills of other pollutants in addition to oil and hazardous substances as defined in the Act; declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 499 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the creation, funding, and administration of the Nonradioactive, Industrial, Perpetual Care Solid Waste Fund; to the powers and responsibilities of the Texas Department of Water Resources; to certain liabilities of persons violating this Act or rules, permits, or orders issued under this Act and of their successors in interest. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
SB 664 66-0 (1979) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to restrictions on the construction and operation of long-term storage and permanent disposal sites for nuclear waste; providing penalties and enforcement procedures. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 910 66-0 (1979) Author: McKnight, Peyton
Sponsor: Martin, Tom
Relating to the regulation of permanent storage or disposal of radioactive materials. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate refusal to concur in House amendments reported
SB 1141 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to uranium surface mining and reclamation. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1431 65-0 (1977) Author: Looney, Cullen Relating to administration and regulation of solid waste by the Texas Department of Health Resources and the Texas Water Quality Board; amending the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1560 65-0 (1977) Author: Hill, Gerald
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to administration and regulation of certain discharges by the Texas Water Quality Board; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1697 65-0 (1977) Author: Adams, Herman Relating to the requirement of a notice and hearing and issuance of a permit for certain industrial solid waste. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 2048 65-0 (1977) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Relating to collection, handling, storage, and disposal of industrial solid waste from more than one plant or operation. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 2120 65-0 (1977) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Relating to the administration and regulation of industrial solid waste by the Texas Water Quality Board. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HCR 175 65-0 (1977) Author: Lalor, Lance Creating an interim committee to study nuclear dumping and its effect on the state. House: Energy Resources Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
SB 764 65-0 (1977) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Looney, Cullen
Relating to administration and regulation of solid waste as defined in this Act by the Texas Department of Health Resources and the Texas Water Quality Board and by counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Human Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 24 65-2 (1978) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to restriction of the construction of a terminal storage site for nuclear waste or the permanent storage of nuclear waste; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 263 64-0 (1975) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the regulation of solid waster disposal sites and to the transportation and disposal of extremely hazardous solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
HB 1030 64-0 (1975) Author: Salem, Joe Relating to the regulation of the transportation, storing, processing, reclamation, and disposal of hazardous and environmentally hazardous solid waste as herein defined. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Pollution Control
HCR 161 64-0 (1975) Author: Henderson, Don Authorizing the conference committee on SB 839 to add certain language. Signed by Governor
HB 943 63-0 (1973) Author: Denson, Woody To prohibit the deposit of specifically named toxic wastes within the land or on the surface of the land for the purpose of ultimate disposal; to provide a short title; to define certain terms; to establish prohibitions on the depository of certain Waste matters on or beneath the surface of the land; to provide for mandatory notice to be given for the removal of certain wastes; to provide for exceptions; to repeal conflicting laws; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs Commitee substitute
HB 1242 63-0 (1973) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to the development of regional and areawide waste collection, treatment, and disposal systems. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported favorably
SB 733 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Amending the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 773 62-0 (1971) Relating to the disposal of pesticides and pesticide containers.
HB 1302 62-0 (1971) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to common carriers transporting or transmitting certain hazardous materials capable of causing pollution.
SB 33 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the authority of a commissioners court to deny a permit for waste disposal on the basis that the waste originates outside the county.
SB 170 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to prohibiting the sale or shipment for use in the State of Texas of the chemical compound known as DDT and other chlorinated hydrocarbons and other products treated therewith.
SB 234 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to prohibiting the sale or shipment for use in the State of Texas of the chemical compound known as DDT and other chlorinated hydrocarbons and other products treated therewith.
SB 138 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to amending and revising Statutes and enacting Injection Well Act, relating to the disposal of wastes into a subsurface stratum by injection well, transferring certain functions and records from Texas Water Development Board to the Texas Water Quality Board, definitions, purposes, industrial waste, permits, penalties, other regulations.
HB 914 59-0 (1965) Author: Satterwhite, William Thomas "Bill" Relating to prohibiting the dumping on or within 300 yards of any public highway in this state containers which hold or have held any poisonous substance, specifically including arsenic acid and defoliants, insecticides or other products containing poisons.
HB 949 59-0 (1965) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to amending certain Acts defining "industrial and municipal waste" which may cause or might reasonably be expected to cause or pollution of fresh water.
HB 296 57-0 (1961) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to providing for the licensing of by-product, source and special nuclear materials and the registration of other sources of ionizing radiation; authorizing the Governor to enter into agreement with the Atomic Energy Commission transferring from the Federal Government to the State certain regulatory powers; designating the Texas State Department of Health as the State Radiation Control Agency; establishing the Radiation Advisory Boars; prescribing penalties for violation thereof; permitting the development and utilization of sources of ionizing radiation for peaceful purposes consistent with the health and safety of the public.

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