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HB 489 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the creation of a waste tire dumping enforcement grant program; authorizing a fee. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1437 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the use of funding in local initiative projects for litter reduction. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1584 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the implementation of county solid waste management programs in certain counties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1856 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the creation of a defense under the Solid Waste Disposal Act for persons engaged in certain scrap metal recycling transactions. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2046 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the amount of the solid waste disposal fee and the allocation of revenue from that fee. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2092 85-0 (2017) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of the land application of grease or grit trap waste. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2386 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to volunteer firefighter supervision of outdoor burning of waste consisting of plant growth. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2479 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to permit applications for solid waste facilities in certain counties. House: Environmental Regulation Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2517 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to a prohibition of the land application of grit or grease trap waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2763 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to solid waste services and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2958 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al. Relating to an assessment of the safety and regulation of municipal solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3116 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to permit application requirements for solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3334 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to a restriction on the types of oil and gas wastes that may be disposed of in a surface pit without a permit issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3482 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to clarifying the law regarding local government prohibitions or restrictions on the sale or use of a container or package. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3642 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to a permit requirement for the land application of domestic septage. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3644 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the collection of soil monitoring samples from land application units where sewage sludge or domestic septage is applied. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3744 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the regulation of the retention, storage, transportation, and disposal of used or scrap tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 4058 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to systems of prior authorization for the control, management, and disposal of certain nonhazardous, industrial solid wastes for which there are minimum federal requirements. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 551 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to inaccurate or incomplete permit applications for solid waste facilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 570 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of the retention, storage, transportation, disposal, processing, and reuse of used or scrap tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 746 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a prohibition of the land application of grit or grease trap waste. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 781 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a limitation on the location of solid waste facilities. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1064 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to volunteer firefighter supervision of outdoor burning of waste consisting of plant growth. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1229 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al.
Relating to solid waste services and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1629 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to systems of prior authorization for the control, management, and disposal of certain nonhazardous, industrial solid wastes for which there are minimum federal requirements. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1723 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the collection of soil monitoring samples from land application units where sewage sludge or domestic septage is applied. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1724 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to a permit requirement for the land application of domestic septage. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1869 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the implementation of county solid waste management programs in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 2154 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the amendment to an existing permit for a municipal solid waste landfill facility to accept increased amounts of Class 1 industrial solid waste. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2155 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the issuance or amendment of a permit for a solid waste landfill facility or hazardous waste land disposal unit to be located in a special flood hazard area. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2158 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the requirements for a mass gathering or outdoor music festival permit. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 276 85-1 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to an assessment of the safety and regulation of municipal solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 304 85-1 (2017) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Relating to a prohibition of the land application of grease or grit trap waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HCR 29 85-1 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed Directing the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to conduct an assessment of the safety and regulation of municipal solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 281 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1058 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to notice and information provided by a solid waste facility and a commercial transporter of solid waste regarding recycling programs for certain electronic waste. House: Environmental Regulation Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1226 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the designation of a local governmental entity as an authorized agent of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to regulate the use of on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1284 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the review by certain governmental entities of a permit application for a solid waste facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1301 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to adopt rules prohibiting the use of an on-site sewage disposal system with an absorptive effluent disposal system. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2244 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the regulation of medical waste; adding and amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2248 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John Relating to the land application of sewage sludge in certain counties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2532 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to a study on the effectiveness of regulations governing the design and construction of certain Type I municipal solid waste landfills overlying aquifers. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2598 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the consideration of steel slag as solid waste by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2871 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to permit application requirements for solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3026 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly | et. al. Relating to the permitting of crematories under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3292 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the permit requirements for wastes received from ocean-going vessels. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3411 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the review by certain governmental entities of a permit application for a solid waste facility. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3412 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3795 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the sale, storage, transportation, and disposal of scrap or used tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
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 878 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 879 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the review by certain governmental entities of a permit application for a solid waste facility. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1242 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the sale, storage, transportation, and disposal of scrap or used tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1288 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to a prohibition on local solid waste management regulations that are inconsistent with a permit or regulations of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1806 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to limits on the regulatory authority of a municipality. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1817 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a limitation on the location of solid waste facilities. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 83 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the implementation of county solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 876 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to permit application requirements for solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1490 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the amount and disposition of fees collected for municipal solid waste disposal. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1516 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to solid waste services for rental property and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1554 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the authority of municipalities to file a lien for the costs of abatement of a floodplain ordinance violation; providing a civil penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1584 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the sale, storage, transportation, and disposal of scrap or used tires; providing a civil penalty; creating an offense. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1590 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to an exemption from certain municipal and county solid waste disposal service requirements. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1873 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2368 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to a study on waste reduction and a statewide waste reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2996 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy Relating to regulation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the land application of Class B sludge. House: Environmental Regulation Point of order sustained
HB 2997 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy Relating to regulation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the land application of Class B sludge. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2998 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the insurance requirement concerning a permit application for applying Class B sludge on a land application unit. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
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 3678 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to the land application of Class B sludge. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3688 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the purchase of computer equipment by the Department of Information Resources. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3783 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to the storage, transportation, and disposal of tires; providing criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 459 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to the sale, installation, storage, transportation, and disposal of scrap, unsafe, or used tires; providing a civil penalty; creating an offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 762 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to a prohibition on the disposal of certain used equipment at a municipal solid waste facility; creating an offense. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 819 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the disposal of demolition waste from abandoned or nuisance buildings by certain local governments. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1087 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to file a lien for the costs of abatement of a floodplain ordinance violation; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1156 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Longoria, Oscar
Relating to land reclamation projects using tires. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 1176 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the regulation of medical waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1186 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the use by a medical examiner of certain medical waste and autopsy records. Senate: Health & Human Services Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1559 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to collection of fees for solid waste management in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 218 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to possessing a glass container within the boundaries of certain riverbeds; providing criminal penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 240 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to requiring the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to adopt rules preventing access to on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 389 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the purchase of plastic bulk merchandise containers by certain businesses; providing a civil penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 405 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al. Relating to the storage, transportation, and disposal of tires; providing criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
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 918 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to permit application requirements for solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1648 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the purchase of plastic bulk merchandise containers by certain businesses; providing a civil penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1847 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to an additional fee for the disposal of construction or demolition waste. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1914 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to financial assurance required for certain commercial or municipal solid waste facilities by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2013 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the disposal of demolition waste from abandoned or nuisance buildings in certain areas. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2025 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the implementation of county solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2073 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the criminal penalty for the discarding of certain burning materials. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2551 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the land application of grit trap waste. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2763 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to an exemption for the denial of driver's license renewal for violations of local ordinances concerning solid waste and heavy trash. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2871 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Relating to a disposal fee for motor vehicle tires. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3236 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3405 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to land reclamation projects using tires. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3600 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to municipal and county authority to enforce a solid waste collection and transportation services franchise. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 448 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the amount of the permit fee for an on-site sewage disposal system. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1043 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to the criminal penalty for the discarding of certain burning materials. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1258 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the disposal of demolition waste from abandoned or nuisance buildings in certain areas. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1412 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the permitting of certain small commercial development sewage collection, treatment, and disposal systems as on-site sewage disposal systems. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1471 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to land reclamation projects using tires. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1475 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to environmental and public health protections regarding smelter facilities at which lead-acid battery recycling activities are conducted. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1520 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the consideration of applications for permits for certain commercial solid waste processing or treatment facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 229 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the construction, installation, alteration, extension, servicing, maintenance, or repair of on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 234 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to notice and hearing requirements for an application to transfer a municipal solid waste permit. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
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 433 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the procedures for acting on applications for certain permits under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Environmental Regulation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 810 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to possessing a glass container within the boundaries of certain riverbeds; providing criminal penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1195 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the issuance of a permit for a municipal solid waste landfill located near certain municipalities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1867 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2122 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al. Relating to the review of solid waste facility permits. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2265 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to permit application requirements for solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2680 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi Relating to the retrieval and waste of game birds, game animals, and fish; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2704 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the term of a municipal solid waste permit issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
HB 2790 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to franchise tax incentives for recycling. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2848 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to county authority to regulate solid waste collection, handling, storage and disposal in areas of the county not in a municipality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3206 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the implementation of the exemption from ad valorem taxation for pollution control property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3311 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana Relating to the issuance of a permit for a municipal solid waste landfill located near certain municipalities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3427 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3484 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain acts and proceedings of certain local governments, including those related to tax increment financing, and the validity of certain acts and proceedings. House: County Affairs
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 3638 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the use of safety belts by the operator of or a passenger in a motor vehicle used exclusively to transport solid waste. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3693 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to an exemption from the applicability of the Comprehensive Municipal Solid Waste Management, Resource Recovery, and Conservation Act for certain solid waste used for resource recovery or processing. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3765 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the use of hazardous and solid waste remediation fee funds for lead-acid battery recycling activities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3975 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to a waste tire recycling program; imposing administrative and civil penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
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 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
HB 4350 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the definition of "operator" in relation to the regulation of a solid waste facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4635 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to an optional additional fine for the violation of a municipal rule, ordinance, or police regulation to be used to support municipal parks. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
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 338 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
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 800 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality water quality protection area pilot program applicable to portions of the San Jacinto River; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 876 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim
Relating to the performance of annual soil tests for certain concentrated animal feeding operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 1121 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Thibaut, Kristi | et. al.
Relating to the retrieval and waste of game birds, game animals, and fish; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1572 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to land reclamation projects using tires. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1659 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al. Relating to the use of hazardous and solid waste remediation fee funds for lead-acid battery recycling activities. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
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 2235 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the names of persons included on a permit or license for certain solid waste facilities under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 2445 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the disposal of sewage by certain boats. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 32 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the penalty for discarding lighted smoking materials from a motor vehicle. House: State Affairs Postponed
HB 151 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to consideration by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a landfill's impact on the transportation systems and economic development of the area in which the landfill is located or proposed to be located. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 450 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to possessing a glass container within the boundaries of certain riverbeds; providing criminal penalties. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 952 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the acceptance at a solid waste facility of municipal solid waste transported by vehicle. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1198 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to franchise tax incentives for recycling. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1251 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to a public agency's, county's, or municipality's authority to enforce a solid waste collection and transportation services franchise or contract. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1457 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the acceptable methods for disposal of poultry carcasses. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1719 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to requiring landowners to report the burial of certain animal carcasses. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2018 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to eligibility for a municipal setting designation related to potential impacts to groundwater quality of solid waste activities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2098 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to contracts for the disposal of grease trap waste and grit trap waste. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2482 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the requirements regarding persons who service or maintain on-site sewage disposal systems; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2541 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to emergency response costs and certain other requirements concerning solid waste facilities, including recycling facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2654 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the regulation of the use of an injection well to inject nonhazardous brine from a desalination operation or to inject nonhazardous drinking water treatment residuals. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3231 80-0 (2007) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the term of a municipal solid waste permit issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3308 80-0 (2007) Author: England, Kirk Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality provide notice related to certain permit applications to certain local officials. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3347 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the waste tire recycling program; providing for civil penalties and injunctive relief. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3388 80-0 (2007) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al. Relating to the review of solid waste facility permits. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
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 3599 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the procedures for acting on applications for certain permits under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3960 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to compliance histories for and incentives to reward compliance performance by entities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
SB 594 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to a public agency's, county's, or municipality's authority to enforce a solid waste collection and transportation services franchise. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1280 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to requirements concerning solid waste facilities, including recycling facilities, and to the storage of combustible recyclable materials, including compost and mulch. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1281 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to certain permit requirements concerning solid waste facilities, including recycling facilities, that are located on the recharge or transition zone of a sole source aquifer. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1282 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the use of funds in the state municipal solid waste superfund to remediate certain emergency situations. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1343 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the regulation of the use of an injection well to inject nonhazardous brine from a desalination operation or to inject nonhazardous drinking water treatment residuals. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
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 1589 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to municipal and county authority to enforce a solid waste collection and transportation services franchise; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
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 1790 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the requirements for receiving approval to provide training to an owner of an on-site sewage disposal system using aerobic treatment in maintaining the system. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1797 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to authorizing counties bordering on the shorelines of both the Gulf of Mexico and Galveston Bay to grant exclusive franchises for solid waste disposal services in unincorporated areas of the counties. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1864 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the review of solid waste facility permits. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
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 1185 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1251. Reported enrolled
HB 39 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to outdoor burning of household refuse in certain counties; creating an offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 394 79-0 (2005) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to franchise tax incentives for recycling. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 591 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the privatization of waste removal service operations at certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 786 79-0 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben Relating to the authority of county governments to prohibit solid waste disposal. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 996 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to county authority to regulate the placement of water wells in unincorporated areas of the county; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1053 79-0 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the location of certain municipal solid waste landfills. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1287 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to county abatement of a public nuisance. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1447 79-0 (2005) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to permits for the commercial composting of grease trap waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1609 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the allowed wastes and exemptions applicable to certain municipal solid waste landfill units in arid areas and to public meetings held by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on permit applications regarding hazardous or municipal solid waste or landfill development permits. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
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 1780 79-0 (2005) Author: King, Phil Relating to a notification requirement concerning certain permit applications for municipal solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1821 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the authority of a county to require waste haulers to be licensed as a waste hauler. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1899 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the regulation and permitting of a commercial industrial solid waste facility connected to a publicly owned treatment works facility. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1991 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to an exception to the prohibition against commingling used oil with solid waste if the commingling is incident to the dismantling of scrap, used, or obsolete metals. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2032 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the expansion of the operation game thief program to include certain other violations of law. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2131 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the demonstration of financial assurance by a local government in relation to the operation of a municipal solid waste landfill facility. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2176 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to consideration by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a landfill's impact on the transportation systems and economic development of the area in which the landfill is located or proposed to be located. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2255 79-0 (2005) Author: King, Tracy Relating to requiring a permit for the processing of grease trap waste or grit trap waste or a combination of the two at a treatment facility permitted under Texas Water Code Chapter 26. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2370 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the regulation of poultry facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2456 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to restrictions on the transfer of a fuel tank to a metal recycling entity. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2510 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems and the maintenance of those systems; imposing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 2651 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the regulation of subsurface area drip dispersal systems by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2728 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to undertake projects for sewage or solid waste facilities, recycling facilities, or air or water pollution control facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2846 79-0 (2005) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the certification by a manufacturer of certain on-site sewage disposal systems of a person to maintain or provide training in maintenance of the system. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2862 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the regulation of a poultry operation that does not use a liquid waste handling system. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2916 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to a prohibition on the issuance of a permit for an on-site sewage disposal system in violation of certain local regulations. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3002 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the revocation of certain waste-related permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3053 79-0 (2005) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the exemption from the permitting requirements of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of certain municipal solid waste management facilities that are used in the transfer of municipal solid waste to a solid waste processing or disposal facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3273 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the denial of certain landfill permits by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HCR 238 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2201. Signed by the Governor
HR 2237 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2510. Reported enrolled
SB 19 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to undertake projects for sewage or solid waste facilities, recycling facilities, or air or water pollution control facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 343 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the regulation of the placement of water wells and the installation and maintenance of well pumps and equipment and to the performance of certain electrical work; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 546 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to permits for the commercial composting of grease trap waste. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 758 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to an exception to the prohibition against commingling used oil with solid waste if the commingling is incident to the dismantling of scrap, used, or obsolete metals. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 947 79-0 (2005) Author: 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. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1281 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the regulation and permitting of a commercial industrial solid waste facility connected to a publicly owned treatment works facility. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1298 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to restrictions on the transfer of a fuel tank to a metal recycling entity. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1299 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to an exception to the prohibition against commingling used oil with solid waste if the commingling is incident to the dismantling of scrap, used, or obsolete metals. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1407 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the demonstration of financial assurance by a local government in relation to the operation of a municipal solid waste landfill facility. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1540 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to issue a permit for land application of treated wastewater in certain situations. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1639 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a project that may be undertaken by a certain development corporation in connection with the promotion or development of new or expanded business enterprises. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in subcommittee
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
SB 1676 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the denial of certain landfill permits by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1707 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the regulation of poultry facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1709 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the regulation of a poultry operation that does not use a liquid waste handling system. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SR 1095 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2510. Reported enrolled
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 44 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the duties of and the renaming of the small business stationary source assistance program as the small business compliance assistance program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 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 753 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to providing money to pay for the remediation, cleanup, and closure of unpermitted solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1138 78-0 (2003) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to nonprofit water supply and sewer service corporations in certain counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1148 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to authorizing a temporary wind up permit for a concentrated animal feeding operation the permit for which has not been renewed or has been revoked. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 1248 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the land application of certain sludge. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1646 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to a study of the regulation, design, planning, construction, installation, operation, maintenance, and inspection of on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1765 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to requiring financial assurance as a condition of issuing a permit or registration to haulers of certain solid wastes. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1791 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to permits for the commercial composting of certain solid wastes. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1823 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to financial assurance for certain solid waste processing facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1830 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to county authority to regulate the placement of water wells in unincorporated areas of the county; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1978 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the regulation of outdoor burning of domestic waste. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1979 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to preventing the discharge of untreated wastewater into waters of the state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2036 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to allowing certain political subdivisions to enter agreements with other political subdivisions for the collection of past due amounts for certain utility or waste disposal services. House: Government Reform
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2052 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the location of an industrial solid waste landfill. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2070 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to notification of adjoining resident landowners of intent to obtain a permit for the land application of certain sludge. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2514 78-0 (2003) Author: Canales, Gabi Relating to the penalty for littering. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2529 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to enforcement actions against a small water supply, sewer, wastewater treatment, or solid waste disposal service being integrated into a regional service. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2546 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the land application of certain sludge. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
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 2576 78-0 (2003) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to renewable energy credits for technology that uses municipal solid waste to create energy. House: Regulated Industries Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2600 78-0 (2003) Author: Stick, Jack Relating to the violation of certain municipal solid waste regulations. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2936 78-0 (2003) Author: Mabry, John Relating to the control of discharges from wastewater retention structures associated with certain concentrated animal feeding operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2955 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the location of commercial industrial nonhazardous solid waste disposal facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
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 3157 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of the disposal of solid waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 288 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the use of certain money in solid waste disposal account No. 5000. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 585 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to recycling and other services. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 811 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the regulation of outdoor burning of domestic waste. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 884 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to county authority to regulate the placement of water wells in unincorporated areas of the county; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 887 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to solid waste disposal fees. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1058 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to nonprofit water supply and sewer service corporations in certain counties. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1100 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the regulation of nuisance odors emanating from municipal solid waste landfill facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Posting rule suspended
SB 1234 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to restrictions on the location of an industrial solid waste landfill. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1250 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the land application of certain sludge. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1275 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the revocation of permits for certain landfill facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1325 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to renewable energy credit for converting solid waste into electric energy. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Natural Resources
Point of order sustained
SB 1351 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the land application of certain sludge. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1509 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the land application of certain sludge. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1511 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to municipal solid waste landfill facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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
SB 1793 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the permitting of Type I landfills. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 21 78-1 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to efficiency in certain procedures and hearings of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 24 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the organization and operations of, and fiscal matters affecting, certain state entities. House: Government Reform Meeting cancelled
HB 53 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government; making appropriations. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 13 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to certain reports and permits of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Government Reform Reported engrossed
HB 24 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government; making an appropriation. House: Government Reform No action taken in committee
HB 44 78-2 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to efficiency in certain procedures and hearings of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 9 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to certain environmental reports. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
SB 25 78-3 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to certain projects under the Development Corporation Act of 1979. Filed
HB 20 77-0 (2001) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to the application of the sales tax to certain real property services provided by municipalities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 38 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission's consideration of cumulative risks in certain administrative proceedings. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 44 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the siting of solid waste facilities, the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission's consideration of cumulative risks in certain administrative proceedings, and notice of an application for a municipal solid waste facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 631 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to fines for illegal dumping. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 987 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the collection of solid waste disposal service fees by a county or by certain public or private entities contracting with a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
House appoints conferees-reported
HB 1494 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the collection of solid waste disposal service fees by a county or by certain public or private entities contracting with a county. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1899 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to solid waste disposal. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1900 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to waste tire enforcement and cleanup; requiring a fee. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2093 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2271 77-0 (2001) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the regulation of certain facilities as solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
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 2363 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the control and abatement of illegal dumping; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2699 77-0 (2001) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al. Relating to the protection of water quality in certain watersheds from pollution from animal feeding operations. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2966 77-0 (2001) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the regulation of land application of sewage sludge. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2970 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to hearing requirements for an application to develop land over a closed municipal solid waste landfill. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3074 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the fee charged by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to a local government for the issuance of an on-site sewage system permit. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3111 77-0 (2001) Author: Zbranek, Zeb
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to occupational licenses and registrations issued by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 3145 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to contracts between municipalities and the Trinity River Authority for the treatment of sewage effluent. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 3242 77-0 (2001) Author: Olivo, Dora
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to a permit to apply certain sludge on a land application unit. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3282 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the creation of the scrap tire enforcement fund and the regulation of scrap tire disposal. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3415 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the development and use of landfill gas for state energy and environmental purposes. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3673 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to feeding certain garbage to swine; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 237 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to permit fees for on-site sewage disposal systems. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 325 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to protection of water quality from certain animal feeding operations. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 352 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to the collection of solid waste disposal service fees by a county or by certain public or private entities contracting with a county. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/02
SB 808 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the exemption of services to restore property or items located in disaster areas. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 906 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Najera, Manny
Relating to penalties and fees for illegal dumping. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1540 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the regulation of recycling facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1718 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to occupational licenses and registrations issued by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1738 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to standards for on-site sewage disposal systems. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 333 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to county regulation of the possession of glass containers at a public park or beach; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 479 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to county regulation of public nuisances. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 480 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to notice and hearing for an application for a permit for a commercial surface disposal facility. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 543 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Elvira | et. al. Relating to the designation of a person to receive notice of utility service connections. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1028 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the siting of solid waste facilities, the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission's consideration of cumulative risks in certain administrative proceedings, and notice of an application for a municipal solid waste facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1283 76-0 (1999) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to general permits for the discharge of wastewater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1493 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to an exemption from emissions monitoring requirements for certain small incinerators. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1574 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the permitting of discharges from certain sewage treatment and disposal systems in certain counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1727 76-0 (1999) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to a county's jurisdiction over solid waste disposal. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1823 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the establishment and operation of a scrap tire recycling program; providing civil, criminal, and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2497 76-0 (1999) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the collection of trash or solid waste in the unincorporated area of a county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
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 3085 76-0 (1999) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to a county's jurisdiction over solid waste disposal. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3119 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the use of solid waste fee revenues. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3132 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the creation of the scrap tire enforcement fund and the regulation of scrap tire disposal. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Tagged in committee
HB 3144 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the land application of municipal sewage sludge. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3288 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the exclusion of certain sewage sludge from solid waste disposal fees. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3483 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the regulation of the storage, processing, use and disposal of scrap tires; providing administrative, civil and criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3585 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to a restriction on the provision of solid waste management services in certain parts of the border region. 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
HB 3760 76-0 (1999) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the requirements for a designated representative and for a site evaluator. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 144 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Reyna, Elvira
Relating to the designation of a person to receive notice of utility service connections. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 259 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to the siting of solid waste facilities, the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission's consideration of cumulative risks in certain administrative proceedings, and notice of an application for a municipal solid waste facility. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 486 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the processing or disposing of solid waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 487 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the timing of an application for a solid waste permit. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Postponed
SB 488 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to a county's jurisdiction over solid waste disposal. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 504 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to general permits for the discharge of wastewater. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1300 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the permitting of discharges from certain sewage treatment and disposal systems in certain counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1433 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the assessment of certain penalties and interest by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1447 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the requirements for identifying former municipal landfills and notifying the owners of the overlaying property. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1645 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of the storage, processing, use, and disposal of scrap tires; providing administrative, civil, and criminal penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1833 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to disposing of certain waste created by home health providers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 459 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to penalties for violation of certain nuisance and sanitation laws. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 473 75-0 (1997) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the licensing of waste haulers by certain counties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 717 75-0 (1997) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the disposal or temporary storage of litter or solid waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 990 75-0 (1997) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the disposal or temporary storage of litter or solid waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1079 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the authority of certain counties to approve landfill sites. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1080 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to prohibiting the issuance of a permit for a municipal solid waste landfill within one mile of a residential area, school, or airport. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1098 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the validation of acts, proceedings, orders, and ordinances of certain counties regarding nonhazardous solid waste disposal. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 1160 75-0 (1997) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity of a water or sewer utility. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1206 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the composition of the Municipal Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery Advisory Council. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1213 75-0 (1997) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to solid waste landfill permits. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1304 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the prohibition of issuing a permit for a municipal solid waste facility within a certain distance of a residence, place of worship, school, day-care center, drinking water supply, or park. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1369 75-0 (1997) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to one-stop permitting for solid waste management facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1529 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the regulation and permitting of certain industrial solid waste management activities on land owned or controlled by the source of the waste. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 1542 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the authorization of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to issue general permits by rule for the discharge of waste into or adjacent to water in the state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
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 2103 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the siting of solid waste facilities, the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission's consideration of cumulative risks in certain administrative proceedings, and notice of an application for a municipal solid waste facility. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Tagged in committee
HB 2164 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the regulation of sanitary landfills. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2585 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al. Relating to industrial solid waste management in municipal solid waste landfills. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 2612 75-0 (1997) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of the Kaufman County Solid Waste Management District; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds: authorizing a tax. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2648 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to limitations on the permitting of municipal solid waste landfills. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
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 2726 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the provision of solid waste collection services in certain areas. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 3059 75-0 (1997) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the regulation of on-site sewage disposal facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3070 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to a determination of land use compatibility before a permit for a solid waste facility is issued. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3160 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to required repairs of on-site sewage disposal systems; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources Subcommittee members named
HB 3164 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the use of solid waste fee revenues. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3291 75-0 (1997) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to performance bonds for on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Natural Resources Subcommittee members named
HB 3449 75-0 (1997) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the immunity of a governmental entity from responsibility for the removal or remediation of a release or threatened release of solid waste from property purchased at a tax sale. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HCR 331 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert Directing the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to reveiw installation and operation of on-site sewage system regulations and consider whether these regulations should be revised. Filed
HR 1355 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Urging the House Committee on Public Health to conduct a study of the impact of effects of solid waste facilities on the health of citizens in surrounding communities. Filed
SB 321 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the licensing of waste haulers by certain counties. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 829 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the authority of certain counties to approve landfill sites. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 830 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to prohibiting the issuance of a permit for a municipal solid waste landfill within one mile of a residential area, school, or airport. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 960 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation of sanitary landfills. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1051 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the validation of acts, proceedings, orders, and ordinances of certain counties regarding nonhazardous solid waste disposal. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending 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 1327 75-0 (1997) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the composition of the Municipal Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery Advisory Council. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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 1390 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to siting of landfills. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Subcommittee members named
SB 1392 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to limitations on the permitting of municipal solid waste landfills. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1393 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the restriction of the siting of and the prohibition of issuing permits for certain municipal solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Subcommittee members named
SB 1436 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authorization of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to issue general permits by rule for the discharge of waste into or adjacent to water in the state. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1464 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the regulation and permitting of certain industrial solid waste management activities on land owned or controlled by the source of the waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Point of order sustained
SB 1537 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce Relating to restrictions on the siting of solid waste facilities and to the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission's consideration of cumulative risks in certain administrative proceedings. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1560 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the appointment of citizens by a political subdivision to assist in the enforcement of the Texas Litter Abatement Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1584 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to industrial solid waste management in municipal solid waste landfills. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1597 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to restrictions on the siting of solid waste facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1910 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Glaze, Bob
Relating to the regulation of poultry operations. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1929 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the disposal of certain solid waste and permits for disposal of that waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
SR 1006 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Encouraging the TNRCC to provide stronger and enhanced enforcement and to ensure no additional illegal tire dumps are created. Reported enrolled
HB 8 74-0 (1995) Author: Yost, Gerald | et. al. Relating to the administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of solid waste management districts; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds; authorizing a tax. House: Environmental Regulation Coauthor Authorized
HB 160 74-0 (1995) Author: Kamel, Ted | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the regulation of litter by counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 963 74-0 (1995) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to liner requirements for municipal solid waste landfills. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 964 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the recordation in county deed records of certain solid waste activities; imposing a civil penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 965 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to municipal solid waste disposal fees. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1376 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the regulation of certain solid waste technicians. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1380 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to penalties for illegal dumping and rewards for reporting illegal dumping. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1627 74-0 (1995) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the validation of certain acts and proceedings of certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
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 1694 74-0 (1995) Author: Torres, Gerard Relating to litter abatement of self-generated litter. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1804 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the siting of high-impact solid waste management facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
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 2087 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the imposition by certain counties of a sales and use tax dedicated to operating a landfill and a criminal detention center. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2213 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to restrictions on high-impact siting of solid waste management facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to subcommittee
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 2302 74-0 (1995) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to the authority of a public agency to contract for solid waste services. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2315 74-0 (1995) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the regulation of energy and material recovery and of gas recovery. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2349 74-0 (1995) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of sanitary landfills. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Motion to recommit to conference committee
HB 2407 74-0 (1995) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to the review of certain permitted solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2408 74-0 (1995) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to the unsuitability of certain solid waste facility sites. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2441 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the amendment, extension, or renewal of a permit for a solid waste facility. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 2579 74-0 (1995) Author: Howard, Charlie
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the abolition of the interagency coordination council. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2651 74-0 (1995) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to pollutant source reduction and waste minimization. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2944 74-0 (1995) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to solid waste disposal fees. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2997 74-0 (1995) Author: Glaze, Bob Relating to the authority of the Upper Sabine Valley Solid Waste Management District over solid waste disposal facilities within its boundaries. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3072 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the use of solid waste fee revenues. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3105 74-0 (1995) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the appraisal of real property used for the permitted disposal of solid waste. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
SB 425 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to municipal solid waste disposal fees. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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 432 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to the validation of acts and proceedings of certain counties regarding nonhazardous solid waste disposal. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 595 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the authority of counties to abate a public nuisance on certain property and assess costs of abatement. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 672 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the recordation in county deed records of certain solid waste activities; imposing a civil penalty. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 821 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the imposition by certain counties of a sales and use tax dedicated to operating a landfill and a criminal detention center. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 942 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Pete
Relating to the On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 966 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the disposal, reuse, or recycling of cardboard. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 977 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the beneficial land application of biosolids. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1147 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the application of litter abatement regulations to self-generated litter. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1167 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to use of solid waste fee revenue for local and regional activities. Senate: Natural Resources Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
SB 1371 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Corte, Frank
Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to contract for solid waste services. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1480 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to a fee charged on solid waste disposal dedicated to the support of the school district in which a landfill is located. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1569 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David Relating to the authority of the Upper Sabine Valley Solid Waste Management District over solid waste disposal facilities within its boundaries. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1589 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the regulation of energy and material recovery and of gas recovery. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1611 74-0 (1995) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the unsuitability of certain solid waste facility sites. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1612 74-0 (1995) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the review of certain permitted solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1613 74-0 (1995) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to a clarification of the authority for denial, amendment, suspension, or revocation of permits under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1676 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the responsibility of certain governmental entities or corporations created by governmental entities under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 130 73-0 (1993) Author: Kamel, Ted | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the disposal of solid waste in certain landfills. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 250 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the transfer of solid waste permits. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 268 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to control of litter near a landfill. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 299 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to requirements concerning beverage containers; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 403 73-0 (1993) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to the repeal of certain fees imposed on used tires and lead-acid batteries. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 433 73-0 (1993) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al. Relating to the location of certain solid waste disposal facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 459 73-0 (1993) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the location of certain solid waste disposal facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 782 73-0 (1993) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to inventories of solid waste delivered to a county landfill for storage, processing, or disposal; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 799 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to requirements for and a study concerning the land application of Class B domestic sludge. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate passage as amended reported
HB 825 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the authority of a municipality to correct certain violations of municipal sanitation regulations. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1059 73-0 (1993) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to sewer connections in municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1267 73-0 (1993) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the administration, powers, duties, operations, financing and organization of solid waste management districts; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds; authorizing a tax. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1402 73-0 (1993) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to the disposal of certain industrial solid waste in certain locations. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1536 73-0 (1993) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in the provision of certain solid waste services or subsidies for solid waste services in certain municipalities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1550 73-0 (1993) Author: McDonald, Nancy | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to criminal penalties provided for violations regarding on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1673 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Renato | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to garbage and rubbish collection by a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported favorably as amended
HB 1951 73-0 (1993) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to illegal dumping; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2041 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the forfeiture of certain property used in violations of the Texas Litter Abatement Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2048 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to municipal solid waste management. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2071 73-0 (1993) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to a garbage and rubbish collection service in a county with a population of 100,000 or less. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2091 73-0 (1993) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the responsibility of a political subdivision, its officers, or its employees for solid waste on certain property acquired through certain functions as sovereign. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2197 73-0 (1993) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the enactment by counties with a population of over 1,000,000 of regulations governing litter disposal and removal of illegally dumped litter from private property. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
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 2432 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to cost recovery by the state under the Solid Waste Disposal Act; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2433 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to equalizing the municipal solid waste disposal fee. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2435 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to municipal solid waste source reduction and recycling goals. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2537 73-0 (1993) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the development and use of land over a closed municipal solid waste landfill unit; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2553 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the recycling or disposition of certain solid waste and municipal curbside recycling programs. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2628 73-0 (1993) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the public meeting and hearing requirements for proposed solid waste management facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 2678 73-0 (1993) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2714 73-0 (1993) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the provision of water and sewer service to annexed areas of certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2743 73-0 (1993) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to statutory changes to obtain National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit delegation. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 2816 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of the Middle Rio Grande Solid Waste Management District; granting the authority to issue revenue bonds. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HCR 77 73-0 (1993) Author: Lewis, Ron Establishing the Texas Beneficial Use Task Force. House: House Administration Left pending in committee
HJR 82 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real and personal property used primarily for the control of air, water, or land pollution. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 86 73-0 (1993) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real and personal property used for the control of air, water, or land pollution. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 235 73-0 (1993) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to consideration of recycling availability before issuance of municipal landfill permits. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Posting rule suspended
SB 249 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to sewer connections in municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 495 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the exemption from property taxation of all real and personal property used primarily as a facility, device, or method for the control of air or water or land pollution. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 524 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the authority of a municipality to correct certain violations of municipal sanitation regulations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 570 73-0 (1993) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the responsibility of a political subdivision, its officers, or its employees for solid waste on certain property acquired through certain functions as sovereign. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 639 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the public meeting and notice and hearing requirements for proposed solid waste management facilities and to administrative and techncial completeness of permit applications for those facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 918 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to garbage and rubbish collection by a county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 963 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to municipal solid waste management. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1026 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to solid waste disposal fees on the composting of yard waste. Senate: Finance Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1034 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the use or possession of a glass beverage container on or near a public river, lake, or stream; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1036 73-0 (1993) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to the disposal of solid waste in certain landfills. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1042 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Yost, Gerald
Relating to the regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1044 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to equalizing the solid waste disposal fee. Senate: Finance Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1046 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to cost recovery by the state under the Solid Waste Disposal Act; providing civil penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1051 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the reduction of solid waste by creating markets for recycled materials and otherwise promoting recycling and the use of recycled materials and by municipal solid waste management. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1109 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to procedural requirements for hearing solid waste permit applications. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1178 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the development and use of land over a closed municipal solid waste facility; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Natural Resources 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 1285 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Relating to the regulation of litter disposal in certain counties and the forfeiture of certain property used in violations of the Texas Litter Abatement Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1435 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the location of certain solid waste disposal facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1484 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the disposal of yard waste; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SCR 67 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to establish the Texas Beneficial Use Task Force. Senate: Natural Resources Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
SJR 22 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the exemption from ad valorem taxation for real and personal property used primarily as a facility, device, or method for the control of air or water or land pollution. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 11 72-0 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the creation, administration, and use of the waste-to-energy project construction assistance fund. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 69 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the matching fund requirement for grants from the municipal solid waste management planning fund. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 178 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the manufacture of nonphotodegradable or nonbiodegradable beverage binders and to the sale of certain beverage containers connected by those beverage binders; providing a civil penalty. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 179 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to exempting from sales and use taxes certain garbage collection service provided to a nonprofit homeowners' association. House: Ways & Means Left pending in subcommittee
HB 438 72-0 (1991) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the authority of a municipality to require that property owners connect their property to a sewer system. House: Urban Affairs 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Calendars
HB 452 72-0 (1991) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the location of and screening requirements applicable to certain automotive wrecking and salvage yards and junkyards; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 630 72-0 (1991) Author: Soileau, Curtis | et. al. Relating to the provision of recycling receptacles for certain materials at certain areas by the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation. House: Environmental Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 708 72-0 (1991) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to restrictions on the issuance of permits to certain persons by the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Air Control Board, and the Texas Water Commission. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 725 72-0 (1991) Author: Clemons, Billy
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to county regulation of certain outdoor businesses; providing a civil penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 807 72-0 (1991) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the purchase of recycled materials and supplies. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 808 72-0 (1991) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the powers and duties of the Commissioner of the General Land Office regarding processing, resource recovery, and recycling of solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 825 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the granting of authority to municipalities and counties to charge certain fees on new or used tires sold within their jurisdictions, excepting transactions not subject to the imposition of sales tax, requiring all fees so collected to be used for the cleanup and disposal of certain tires and declaring certain conduct to be unlawful and providing criminal penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 847 72-0 (1991) Author: Shelley, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to a waste tire recycling program; imposing administrative and civil penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 860 72-0 (1991) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to restrictions on the issuance of permits for certain hazardous, chemical, or medical waste disposal facilities. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 927 72-0 (1991) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to requirements for municipal solid waste collection; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1022 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the state's public policy regarding solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1023 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to solid waste disposal fees. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
HB 1135 72-0 (1991) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the transfer of administration of beach cleaning funds from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the General Land Office. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1150 72-0 (1991) Author: Cook, John | et. al. Relating to the use of funds of certain industrial development corporations for solid waste disposal and recycling projects. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1194 72-0 (1991) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al. Relating to the competence of an applicant for the issuance, renewal, extension, amendment, or transfer of a permit by the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Water Commission, or the Texas Air Control Board. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1238 72-0 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to criminal penalties provided for violations of rules adopted by the Texas Board of Health or its authorized agents regarding on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Public Health Reported from s/c favorably with amendments
HB 1254 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the definition of solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1370 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to local government approval of the location of municipal solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 1496 72-0 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Relating to the criminal penalties provided for illegal dumping from a motor vehicle in violation of a law or ordinance. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1497 72-0 (1991) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to administrative orders and suits for injunctive relief by the Texas Department of Health concerning the storage and disposal of used and scrap tires. House: Environmental Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1515 72-0 (1991) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the location of a municipal solid waste landfill in certain counties. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1565 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to fees for certain solid waste services in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1581 72-0 (1991) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the inclusion of a household hazardous waste collection program in a local or regional solid waste management plan. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1589 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the disposal of yard waste. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1731 72-0 (1991) Author: Cain, David Relating to mobile refuse collectors. House: Transportation 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1753 72-0 (1991) Author: Glaze, Bob
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the administration of the Van Zandt County Waste Disposal District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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 1763 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the acceptance of certain scrap metals by recycling businesses, to the disposal of industrial solid waste from the shredding of motor vehicles and scrap metals, and to the assessment of capacity for commercial solid waste disposal; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1768 72-0 (1991) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the establishment of an information clearinghouse by the waste minimization offices of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Water Commission. House: Environmental Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1784 72-0 (1991) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the establishment of an information clearinghouse by the waste minimization offices of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Water Commission. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Calendars
HB 1804 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to restrictions on the location of certain sanitary landfills and solid waste disposal sites. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1915 72-0 (1991) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the management of solid waste disposal. House: Natural Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1974 72-0 (1991) Author: Kamel, Ted | et. al. Relating to the disposal of out-of-state solid waste in landfills in this state. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
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 1991 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a municipal solid waste cleanup program. House: Environmental Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
HB 2068 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of solid waste, including the certification of certain municipal solid waste landfill employees, soil testing near certain solid waste facilities, registration of municipal solid waste haulers, removal of illegally disposed municipal solid waste, administrative orders concerning the release of solid waste, and the provision of solid waste management services. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 2316 72-0 (1991) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the state solid waste management plans. House: Environmental Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2360 72-0 (1991) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Commission to issue written citations for violations of the Water Code and the Solid Waste Act. House: Natural Resources Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 2401 72-0 (1991) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the provision of recycling receptacles for certain materials at state parks by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2471 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to financial assistance for landfill operators required to meet certain federal regulations. House: Environmental Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2487 72-0 (1991) Author: Smithee, John Relating to junked motor vehicles subject to the laws regulating junkyards and automobile graveyards. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2522 72-0 (1991) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the issuance of a permit for or the areal expansion of certain landfills. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2523 72-0 (1991) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the amendment of a permit for the areal expansion of certain existing landfills. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
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 2808 72-0 (1991) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of solid waste management districts; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds; authorizing a tax. House: Natural Resources Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 2884 72-0 (1991) Author: Glaze, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of the Upper Sabine Valley Solid Waste District; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds; authorizing a tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 2899 72-0 (1991) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of the Middle Rio Grande Solid Waste Management District; granting the authority to issue revenue bonds. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 1 72-0 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Expressing support for border waste management program cooperation between the United States and Mexico. House: State, Federal & International Relations Received from the House
HCR 59 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete Requesting all state agencies to purchase and use only recycled paper products. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HCR 170 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Requesting the Dallas City Council to cease its enforcement of the local sanitation code, as applied to the selective removal of recyclable aluminum cans from the waste stream. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 160 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to a preference for products made of recycled materials in certain purchases made by the State Purchasing and General Services Commission. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 161 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to a preference for products made of recycled materials in certain purchases made by the State Purchasing and General Services Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 164 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the authority of a municipality in Aransas County to require that property owners connect their property to a sewer system. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 208 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to restrictions on the issuance of permits to certain persons by the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Air Control Board, and the Texas Water Commission. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 312 72-0 (1991) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the removal of obstructions from roadways and road rights-of-way. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 631 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene | et. al. Relating to regulation of persons transporting newspapers, newspaper supplements, or magazines for recycling. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 634 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the location of a municipal solid waste landfill in certain counties. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 638 72-0 (1991) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to restrictions on the issuance of a permit for a salt dome hazardous waste storage, processing, or disposal facility. 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 786 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the amount of a civil penalty the Texas Water Commission may assess under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 995 72-0 (1991) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to fees for certain solid waste services in certain municipalities. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1031 72-0 (1991) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to junked motor vehicles subject to the laws regulating junkyards and automobile graveyards. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on General Matters by Chair
SB 1122 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to a waste tire recycling program; imposing administrative and civil penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1181 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of a regional authority for solid waste management. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1238 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the transfer of administration of beach cleaning funds from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the General Land Office. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on table subject to call in subcommittee
SB 1306 72-0 (1991) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Russell, Sam
Relating to responsibility for the preparation of a regional solid waste management plan in certain regions. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1340 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to recycling programs and incentives; creating offenses and providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1354 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the granting of authority to municipalities and counties to charge certain fees on new or used tires sold within their jurisdictions, excepting transactions not subject to the imposition of sales tax, requiring all fees so collected to be used for the cleanup and disposal of certain tires and declaring certain conduct to be unlawful and providing criminal penalties. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1390 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of the Middle Rio Grande Solid Waste Management District; granting the authority to issue revenue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1514 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to authorizing certain counties to spend general revenue funds or issue bonds for the financing of wastewater collection and treatment and water supply and distribution systems within the county House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1606 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the times at which a public or private entity may collect garbage at or near a residence; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1607 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the disposal of solid waste in certain landfills in this state. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably with substitute
SR 83 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Requesting that the Joint Task Force on Waste Management Policy be allowed to retain the minimal staff support necessary to coordinate and complete the duties assigned by the legislature. Reported enrolled
HB 21 72-1 (1991) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to waste tire recycling fees. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 49 72-1 (1991) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to the disposal of solid waste in certain landfills in this state. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 238 72-1 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert | et. al. Relating to the oversight and regulation of environmental and natural resources. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HCR 4 72-1 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Expressing support for border waste management program cooperation between the United States and Mexico. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Federal & Intl. Relations
SB 35 72-1 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to criminal and civil enforcement of certain environmental laws. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 9 72-4 (1992) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to powers of a school district to challenge requests for tax exemptions and to review applications for municipal solid waste facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SR 72 72-4 (1992) Author: Ratliff, Bill Directing the Texas Water Commission, pending action by the 73rd Legislature, not to issue a permit for a landfill which would be located within the service area of a currently operating recycling facility, or a recycling facility which is under construction, if the Commission finds that the recycling facility is capable of meeting the demand for solid waste disposal within the service area. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 319 71-0 (1989) Author: Robinson, Phyllis
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to prohibit the accumulation of refuse and junk near certain public highways; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 424 71-0 (1989) Author: Schoolcraft, Alan Relating to the authority of a county to regulate in certain subdivisions various matters affecting the public health or safety; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 506 71-0 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to prohibiting the manufacture of nonphotodegradable or nonbiodegradable beverage binders and the sale of certain beverage containers connected by nonphotodegradable or nonbiodegradable beverage... House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 548 71-0 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al. Relating to exempting from sales and use taxes certain garbage collection service provided to a nonprofit homeowners' association. House: Ways & Means Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 586 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to a presumption concerning certain offenses under the Texas Litter Abatement Act. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 590 71-0 (1989) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the location at which garbage collection and solid waste removal services are consummated for local sales and use tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 624 71-0 (1989) Author: Kubiak, L.B.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the age of an abandoned motor vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 812 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena | et. al. Relating to requirements concerning beverage containers; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Pending in committee
HB 813 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the manufacture and sale of certain beverage containers that have certain detachable opening devices. House: Environmental Affairs Pending in committee
HB 985 71-0 (1989) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to coding of certain plastic containers to facilitate recycling; providing a civil penalty. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1236 71-0 (1989) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the issuance of certain orders by the Texas Air Control Board, the Texas Water Commission, or the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1237 71-0 (1989) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to certain circumstances for denial of an application for the issuance, amendment, renewal, or transfer of a permit by certain state agencies. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1238 71-0 (1989) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the competence of an applicant for the issuance of a permit from or the renewal, amendment, or transfer of a permit issued by the Texas Air Control Board, the Texas Water Commission,... House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1239 71-0 (1989) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the issuance of permits to certain persons by the Texas Air Control Board, the Texas Water Commission, and the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1595 71-0 (1989) Author: Pennington, Randy | et. al. Relating to information on and permits for solid waste facilities that receive waste from outside the county in which the facility is located. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1611 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to a county's participation in the siting of a municipal solid waste management facility. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1627 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to state assistance to public agencies for construction of facilities that incinerate municipal solid waste and recover energy. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1686 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to the application of state law to permits issued under federally authorized programs. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1732 71-0 (1989) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry | et. al. Relating to state, regional, and local solid waste management plans and to the implementation of those plans through municipal solid waste planning regions. House: Environmental Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1823 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the siting of new Type I municipal solid waste sites or operations within 1,000 feet of an established residence, church, school, dedicated public park, or cemetery, or within 1,000 feet.... House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 2169 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to a solid waste disposal fee and other fees charged by the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably w/o amendments
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 2173 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the registration and permitting requirements of certain municipal solid waste management facilities and to establishing a waste minimization and recycling office within the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2207 71-0 (1989) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry Relating to a preference for products made of recycled materials in certain purchases made by the State Purchasing and General Services Commission. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2245 71-0 (1989) Author: Valigura, Keith Relating to the recovery of certain costs and attorney's fees by the state or a local government and to venue for certain prosecutions concerning litter offenses or illegal disposal of solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2368 71-0 (1989) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry Relating to including a solid waste management and resource conservation program as an essential element of the curriculum of public schools and to the Central Education Agency's distribution of related educational.... House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2442 71-0 (1989) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the location of certain automotive wrecking and salvage yards and junkyards; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2443 71-0 (1989) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry Relating to peace officers and their enforcement of and training regarding regulations relating to littering and solid waste disposal; establishing a hotline. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 2494 71-0 (1989) Author: Valigura, Keith
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to certain solid waste permit applications, to certain peace officers and their enforcement of and training concerning litter and solid waste disposal regulations, and to establishing a hotline for.... House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
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 2532 71-0 (1989) Author: Pierce, George
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to weight of vehicles transporting solid waste. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 2630 71-0 (1989) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to certain automobile salvage dealers and scrap metal recyclers. House: Public Safety 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2784 71-0 (1989) Author: Valigura, Keith Relating to the operation and regulation of recyclers and recycling equipment. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2785 71-0 (1989) Author: Valigura, Keith Relating to the storage, transportation, and disposal of used or scrap tires. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2786 71-0 (1989) Author: Valigura, Keith Relating to the extension of landfill life through disposal restrictions on landscape waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2870 71-0 (1989) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to county regulation of persons who transport certain waste materials from one location to another. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 2973 71-0 (1989) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to requirements for subdivisions, located in an unincorporated area of a county and for street and sewage facilities that serve those subdivisions. House: Natural Resources No action taken 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 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.
HJR 104 71-0 (1989) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance certain local public water, sewer, and road projects in impoverished counties. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 383 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to use or possession of a glass container within 300 yards of a river, lake, or stream; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 444 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to coding of certain plastic containers to facilitate recycling; providing a civil penalty. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
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 1139 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to a preference for products made of recycled materials in certain purchases made by the State Purchasing and General Services Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1262 71-0 (1989) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the disposal of junk, garbage, rubbish, and refuse; providing a criminal penalty. 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 1511 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H. | et. al.
Sponsor: Valigura, Keith
Relating to the recovery of certain costs and attorney's fees by the state or a local government and to venue for certain prosecutions concerning litter offenses or illegal disposal of solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1512 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al. Relating to a preference for products made of recycled materials in certain purchases made by the State Purchasing and General Services Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1513 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al. Relating to including a solid waste management and resource conservation program as an essential element of the curriculum of public schools and to the Central Education Agency's distribution of related educational... Senate: Education Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 1514 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H. | et. al. Relating to peace officers and their enforcement of and training regarding regulations relating to littering and solid waste disposal; establishing a hotline. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1515 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H. | et. al. Relating to notice requirements for and interagency evaluation of certain solid waste permit applications. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1516 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al.
Sponsor: Valigura, Keith
Relating to the storage, transportation, and disposal of used or scrap tires. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1517 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the registration and permitting requirements of certain municipal solid waste management facilities, to establishing a waste minimization and recycling office within the Texas Department of Health.... House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1518 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: 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
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1519 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to state, regional, and local solid waste management plans and to the implementation of those plans through municipal solid waste planning regions. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1520 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H. | et. al. Relating to certain fees charged on new and used tires sold by a tire retailer and on used or scrap tires replaced and taken out of service and to the establishment of a tire disposal cleanup program by the ... Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1521 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Valigura, Keith
Relating to the creation of the waste reduction advisory committee and to waste minimization and reduction activities of the Texas Water Commission. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1522 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Valigura, Keith
Relating to public policy regarding solid waste; to the thorough and timely review of permit applications; defining "adequate capacity." House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1523 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to a solid waste disposal and cleanup and to solid waste disposal fees and other fees charged by the Texas Department of Health. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1670 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a county's participation in the siting of a municipal solid waste management facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1671 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the siting of new Type I municipal solid waste sites or operations within 1,000 feet of an established residence, church, school, dedicated public park, or cemetery, or within 1,000 feet of a public... Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1831 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the issuance of certain permits by the Texas Water Commission. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
SB 1839 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to junked vehicles. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 83 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Valigura, Keith
Requesting the Texas Department of Health to review the feasibility of adopting rules to regulate imported municipal solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SJR 60 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance certain local public water, sewer, and road projects in impoverished counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Natural Resources
SR 17 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Continuing the existence of the Task Force on Waste Management Policy. Senate: Administration Adopted
SR 778 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Directing the State Board of Education to develop a waste management and resource conservation education program. Read & adopted
SR 837 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Creating the Task Force on Waste Reduction & Minimization. Read & adopted
HB 114 71-1 (1989) Author: Hollowell, Bill
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the powers and duties of the Van Zandt County Waste Disposal District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days--10/18/89
HB 124 71-1 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Department of Health for solid waste management. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 14 71-1 (1989) Author: Tallas, Jim Stating legislative policy that landfills and waste sites not be licensed if located within three miles of state property. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 59 71-1 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the assesment and collection by and the appropriation to the Texas Department of Health of fees for certain regulatory, licensing, and other functions of the department. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/89
SR 163 71-1 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Establishing a special interim committee to study all aspects of and issues relating to the reduction and minimization of all waste products by local, state, and federal governments. Read & adopted
HB 67 71-3 (1990) Author: Robinson, Phyllis Relating to the authority of a county commissioners court to order certain landowners to clear vegetation overhanging county roads or right-of-ways; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 87 71-3 (1990) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to the matching fund requirement for grants from the municipal solid waste management planning fund. House: Environmental Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 116 71-3 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and organization of the Gaines County Waste Disposal District; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds.... House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Spkr.
SB 34 71-3 (1990) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the matching fund requirement for grants from the municipal solid waste management planning fund. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 39 71-3 (1990) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the amount of a civil penalty that may be assessed by the Texas Water Commission against a person for violating the Solid Waste Disposal Act (Chapter 361, Health and Safety Code). Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 32 71-4 (1990) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the matching fund requirement for grants from the municipal solid waste management planning fund. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 166 71-4 (1990) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to conforming Chapters 361 and 363, Health and Safety Code (the Solid Waste Disposal Act and the Comprehensive Municipal Solid Waste Management, Resource Recovery, and Conservation Act).... House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HR 4 71-4 (1990) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Requesting the Environmental Protection Agency to hold hearings in rural areas on municipal solid waste landfill regulations. House: Environmental Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 9 71-4 (1990) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the matching fund requirement for grants from the municipal solid waste management planning fund. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 19 71-4 (1990) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the amount of a civil penalty that may be assessed by the Texas Water Commission against a person for violating the Solid Waste Disposal Act (Chapter 361, Health and Safety Code). Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 62 71-4 (1990) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the powers of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 14 71-4 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Establishing a recycling program within the Capitol Complex area. House: Environmental Affairs Signed by the Governor
HB 32 71-5 (1990) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the matching fund requirement for grants from the municipal solid waste management planning fund. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 71 71-5 (1990) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to conforming Chapters 361 and 363, Health and Safety Code (the Solid Waste Disposal Act and the Comprehensive Municipal Solid Waste Management, Resource Recovery, and Conservation Act).... House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 76 71-5 (1990) Author: Valigura, Keith Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for corporations engaged in the recycling of municipal solid waste. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 95 71-5 (1990) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to a tax on the gross receipts of a distributor of disposable diapers in this state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 17 71-5 (1990) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al. Relating to the powers of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 20 71-5 (1990) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the amount of a civil penalty that may be assessed by the Texas Water Commission against a person for violating the Solid Waste Disposal Act (Chapter 361, Health and Safety Code). House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 26 71-5 (1990) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the matching fund requirement for grants from the municipal solid waste management planning fund. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 40 71-6 (1990) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to conforming Chapters 361 and 363, Health and Safety Code (the Solid Waste Disposal Act and the Comprehensive Municipal Solid Waste Management, Resource Recovery, and Conservation Act),.... House: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 82 71-6 (1990) Author: Valigura, Keith Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for corporations engaged in the recycling of municipal solid waste. Filed
HB 86 71-6 (1990) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the matching fund requirement for grants from the municipal solid waste management planning fund. Filed
SB 34 71-6 (1990) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Willy, John
Relating to the powers of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 37 71-6 (1990) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the amount of a civil penalty that may be assessed by the Texas Water Commission against a person for violating the Solid Waste Disposal Act (Chapter 361, Health and Safety Code). Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SB 43 71-6 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to conforming Chapters 361 and 363, Health and Safety Code (the Solid Waste Disposal Act and the Comprehensive Municipal Solid Waste Management, Resource Recovery, and Conservation Act).... House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days--9/6/90
HB 30 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to procedures for the determination of land use for the siting of municipal solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 134 70-0 (1987) Author: Melton, Bob
Sponsor: Anderson, Richard
Relating to compliance with the solid waste management service requirements. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 166 70-0 (1987) Author: Clemons, Billy
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to county regulation of persons who transport certain waste materials from one location to another; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 210 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to requirements concerning beverage containers; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 717 70-0 (1987) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to penalties for dumping refuse on or near a Texas highway. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
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 1326 70-0 (1987) Author: Shelley, Dan
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to jurisdiction of the Texas Water Commission and Texas Department of Health over plans and specifications for certain sewage disposal systems. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1327 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Cliff
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to amount and disposition of waste treatment inspection fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1541 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the jurisdiction of municipal courts to enforce certain municipal ordinances and to the creation of the offense of illegal dumping. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 1572 70-0 (1987) Author: Schoolcraft, Alan Relating to the authority of a county to regulate in certain subdivisions various matters affecting the public health or safety; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1621 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Cliff
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the liability of certain persons who clean up hazardous or solid wastes and to the indemnification of those persons. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1624 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to solid waste disposal. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
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 1863 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the regulation of solid waste disposal. House: Environmental Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1869 70-0 (1987) Author: Valigura, Keith
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to public notice of a hearing on an application for a landfill permit. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1875 70-0 (1987) Author: Millsap, Mike
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1892 70-0 (1987) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the approval of certain land fill permits. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1920 70-0 (1987) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to prohibiting certain solid waste sites or operations from accepting certain wastes. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2043 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the regulation of solid waste; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2051 70-0 (1987) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the management of municipal solid waste and to local and regional solid waste management plans. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2174 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the regulation of solid waste; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2208 70-0 (1987) Author: Valigura, Keith Relating to the purchase of electricity from facilities using solid waste. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 2289 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the administration and operation of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. House: Natural Resources Pending in committee
HR 491 70-0 (1987) Author: Barton, Erwin Creating a special interim committee to study special districts that have waste disposal responsibilities.
SB 55 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to procedures for determining land use for the siting of municipal solid waste facilities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably with substitute
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 323 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to the creation of the On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council and fund and the imposition of certain fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 561 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Relating to the administration and operation of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1186 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to solid waste disposal. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1383 70-0 (1987) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to prohibiting certain solid waste sites or operations from accepting certain wastes; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 1440 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the purchase of electricity from facilities using solid waste. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
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
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
HB 32 70-2 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the creation of the On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council and account and the imposition of certain fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 65 70-2 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the regulation of solid waste facilities and injection wells. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably w/amendments
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 284 69-0 (1985) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the imposition and collection of a disposal site cleanup fee and the creation of the disposal site cleanup fund. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
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 420 69-0 (1985) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the procedures for the determination of land use for the siting of municipal solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
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 527 69-0 (1985) Author: Connelly, Barry Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to charge fees under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
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 558 69-0 (1985) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the requirement of a permit for processing, storing, or disposing of certain industrial solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 869 69-0 (1985) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to requirements concerning beverage containers; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 873 69-0 (1985) Author: Tallas, Jim
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to issuance of permits for solid waste facilities in certain counties and to approval or rejection of local solid waste management plans by the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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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 1007 69-0 (1985) Author: Clemons, Billy
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to county regulation of persons who transport certain waste materials from one location to another; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned from Senate as amended
HB 1070 69-0 (1985) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to penalties for violation of municipal ordinances, rules, and regulations governing vegetation and litter. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1105 69-0 (1985) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the authority of an incorporated city or town to enforce, in its corporate limits, the Solid Waste Disposal Act and rules adopted and permits and orders issued under that Act. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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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 1610 69-0 (1985) Author: Emmett, Ed
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the authority of counties to regulate the storage, transportation and disposal of solid waste in the form of scrap tires; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
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 1867 69-0 (1985) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the regulatory authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas with respect to the management of wastes, the prevention of pollution, and brine mining; providing a penalty. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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 2000 69-0 (1985) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to requiring persons who commit certain litter offenses to work cleaning up litter; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 2099 69-0 (1985) Author: Hudson, David 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). 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 2362 69-0 (1985) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the discharge of certain waste or pollutants into or adjacent to Salado Creek, a tributary of the Lampasas River, or bodies of water flowing into Salado Creek. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2426 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the application of the Texas Sunset Act to the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. House: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
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 214 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to charge fees under the Solid Waste Disposal Act; requiring certain reports and remittances; prescribing the disposition and use of funds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Appropriations
SB 337 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to procedures for the determination of land use for the siting of municipal solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Reported from s/c favorably w/amdt(s)
SB 436 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to restricting issuance of permits by the Texas Department of Health for solid waste facilities in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Record vote
SB 528 69-0 (1985) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Hilbert, Paul
Relating to the discharge of certain effluent within one mile of a park, playground, or schoolyard. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 637 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the authority of an incorporated city or town to enforce, in its corporate limits, the Solid Waste Disposal Act and rules adopted and permits and orders issued under that Act. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Laid on the table subject to call
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 858 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Whaley, Foster
Relating to litter abatement; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 859 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to rewards for reporting littering on or near public highways. Senate: State Affairs Testimony taken in committee
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 1210 69-0 (1985) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the regulation of persons who produce, transport, or dispose of waste in certain counties outside the corporate limits of a city; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
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 1302 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Roberts, Ted
Relating to the liability of the operator of a boat or motor vehicle for litter offenses; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 1303 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Roberts, Ted
Relating to civil and criminal penalties for commission of certain litter offenses. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 1340 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Relating to requiring in certain leases for the production of oil and natural gas entered into by the school land board a provision prohibiting unauthorized discharges of solid waste from oil and gas exploration development or production structures. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1416 69-0 (1985) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to county regulation of persons who transport certain waste materials from one location to another; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
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 98 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Urging the Environmental Protection Agency through permit requirements to prohibit discharges of solid waste from oil and gas exploration. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 136 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the use of returnable beverage containers. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 156 68-0 (1983) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to procedures for the determination of land use in the siting of municipal solid waste management facilities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 380 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the prohibition of manufacturing or selling certain beverage cans with detachable openers. House: Business & Commerce Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 417 68-0 (1983) Author: Fox, Milton E. Relating to a moratorium on the issuance of certain waste discharge permits. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
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 694 68-0 (1983) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to municipal solid waste management and resource recovery. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 773 68-0 (1983) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of Harris County to prohibit the discharge of waste and sewage into drainage ditches in the county and to make other changes in the county road law. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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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 1314 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the regulation of sanitation utilities. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1335 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to limitations on the issuance of a permit for the discharge of waste or pollutants into certain reservoirs and tributaries. House: Natural Resources Placed on daily General State Calendar
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 1769 68-0 (1983) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to imposition of a fee by the Texas Department of Water Resources to be used to pay expenses of inspection of waste treatment facilities, to the construction of facilities for the processing, storage or disposal of solid waste, and to the creation of special utility districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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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 1815 68-0 (1983) Author: Connelly, Barry Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Department of Water Resources to charge fees for functions they perform under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1845 68-0 (1983) Author: DeLay, Tom
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the duration of a city contract concerning solid waste management. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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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 1953 68-0 (1983) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to conforming the Texas Litter Abatement Act and related statutes to legislation passed by the 67th Legislature. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1966 68-0 (1983) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the operation of vehicles used to transport solid waste; prescribing load limits. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2023 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to permits for solid waste disposal facilities to be located in the city limits of certian cities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
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
HB 2049 68-0 (1983) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the imposition and collection of a disposal site cleanup fee and the creation of the disposal site cleanup fund. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 237 68-0 (1983) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to a moratorium on the issuance of certain waste discharge permits. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 317 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to solid waste management; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 378 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to municipal, regional, or local solid waste and hazardous waste management and resource recovery, to the creation of certain funds and the creation, membership, operation, and powers and duties of an advisory council. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 649 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Pennington, Randy
Relating to the authority and duties of a city relating to owning, operating, and financing garbage reclamation projects; providing procedures for the issuance of bonds, their terms and conditions, and their security; providing for refunding bonds; providing the characteristics of the bonds and for their eligibility for investments and as security for deposits of public funds; making bonds and profits exempt from taxes. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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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 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
SR 563 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H. Directing the Senate Committee on Natural Resources to conduct an interim study relating to water, renewable energy resources and waste disposal. Senate: Natural Resources
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 8 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Carlyle Relating to the creation, funding, and administration of the Nonradioactive, Industrial, Perpetual Care Solid Waste Fund. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 261 67-0 (1981) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to solid waste disposal site permits and licenses. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
HB 402 67-0 (1981) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to regulation of certain industrial waste. House: Natural Resources Coauthor authorized
HB 821 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to use of solid waste as fuel for electric utility plants. House: Energy Resources Coauthor authorized
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 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 1229 67-0 (1981) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to litter abatement and recycling. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
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 1447 67-0 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to cleanup of certain abandoned disposal facilities. House: Natural Resources Coauthor authorized
HB 1529 67-0 (1981) Author: Bock II, Bennie
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the regulation of litter. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1544 67-0 (1981) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to solid waste resource recovery. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1545 67-0 (1981) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the financing of solid waste resource recovery. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1546 67-0 (1981) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to municipal solid waste management and resource recovery. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1706 67-0 (1981) Author: Hall, Lanny
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Relating to the dumping and other disposal of solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1855 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, Ron Solid Waste Resource Recovery Financing Act. House: Health Services Laid on the table subject to call
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
HR 367 67-0 (1981) Author: Madla, Frank Creating an interim committee to study the need for legislation establishing procedures for the determination of land use in the siting of municipal solid waste management storage, transfer, processing, and disposal facilities. 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 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 752 67-0 (1981) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Solid Waste Resources Recovery Act. House: Health Services
Senate: Economic Development
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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 1062 67-0 (1981) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Relating to regulation of municipal solid waste disposal sites. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 1182 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to certain contracts and contracting procedures of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1290 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to granting the Commissioners Court of Harris County the authority to prohibit sewage and waste discharges into drainage ditches within the right-of-way of county roads. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SCR 137 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Bock II, Bennie
Recalling HB 1529 from the House for further consideration. Signed by the Governor
HB 167 66-0 (1979) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to permits for solid waste disposal sites within the city limits of certain cities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1231 66-0 (1979) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to restrictions on locations of landfills. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1232 66-0 (1979) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to responsibility for pollution caused by a solid waste disposal site. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1529 66-0 (1979) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to solid waste disposal site permits and licenses. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1615 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the prohibition of manufacturing or selling certain beverage cans with detachable openers; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation 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
HB 1935 66-0 (1979) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to the use of solid waste as fuel for electric utility plants. House: Energy Resources Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 2076 66-0 (1979) Author: Wilson, Ron Amending the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Health Services Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 2077 66-0 (1979) Author: Wilson, Ron Declaring the policy of this state to safeguard the health, general welfare, and physical property of the people of the state from pollution resulting from solid waste. House: Health Services Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 2147 66-0 (1979) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Relating to the use of a returnable beverage container; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2151 66-0 (1979) Author: Hartung, Frank Relating to the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority, by providing additional powers for said authority and authorizing any public agency, local government, political subdivision, or other entity to contract with said authority with respect to its powers; enacting other provisions relating to the subject; providing for the cumulative effect and severability of the act; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
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
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SB 506 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 666 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Hartung, Frank
Relating to the appointment of directors and modification of the powers and duties of the authority; authorizing persons, public agencies, local government, political subdivisions, or other entities to contract with said authority with respect to its powers; providing for financing; enacting other provisions relating to the subject; providing for the cumulative effect and severability of the Act; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 804 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Keese, Bill
Relating to use of solid waste as fuel for electric utility plants. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Notice given -1 hour to suspend rules to consider
SB 995 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to collection, transportation, processing, treating, disposition, and control of waste by the Trinity River Authority of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Recommitted to Committee
SB 1076 66-0 (1979) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Declaring the policy of this state to safeguard the health, general welfare, and physical property of the people of the state from pollution resulting from solid waste by encouraging the processing of solid waste for reuse. House: Health Services
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1077 66-0 (1979) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Relating to the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Health Services
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
SCR 98 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Massey, Tom
Requesting Senate Bill Number 666 be returned from the Enrolling and Engrossing Room of the Senate for corrections. Signed by the Governor
HB 1229 65-0 (1977) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of solid waste disposal in counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1295 65-0 (1977) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to regulation of solid waste disposal by state agencies and counties. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1430 65-0 (1977) Author: Looney, Cullen
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to an election for the approval of a regional or area-wide system or systems under the Texas Water Quality Act. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
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 1534 65-0 (1977) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the exclusion of certain persons transporting solid waste from the railroad commission's jurisdiction over motor carriers. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
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
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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
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 997 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to administration and regulation of certain discharges by the Texas Water Quality Board; 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 526 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to the power of certain cities to acquire, construct, improve and equip any property for purposes of treating and conveying waste. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 928 64-0 (1975) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to inclusion of certain persons within regional or area-wide collection, treatment, or disposal systems. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1017 64-0 (1975) Author: Munson, Ben
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to providing pump-out facilities for boat sewage. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
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
HB 1137 64-0 (1975) Author: Nabers, Lynn
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Relating to the regulation of certain private sewage facilities by the Upper Leon River Municipal Water District. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 1619 64-0 (1975) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Relating to criminal penalties and prosecution of violations in conjunction with the operation of private sewage facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 1634 64-0 (1975) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to the functions of certain local governmental entities concerning solid waste disposal. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Pollution Control
HB 1799 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to the coordination of the supervision of the State of Texas by and through the Texas Water Rights Commission or its successor with the provisions of an applicable areawide waste treatment plan; restricting the Texas Water Rights Commission in its adoption of orders to those orders consistent with such an applicable areawide waste treatment plan. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HCR 54 64-0 (1975) Author: Newton, Jon P. Relating to creating an interim committee to study feasibility and means to enhance resource recovery from solid waste. House: Energy Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 20 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the enforcement of laws protecting the water, air or natural resources of the State; providing for recovery of civil penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 555 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the power of certain cities to acquire, construct, improve and equip any property for purposes fo treating and conveying waste, including, but not by way of limitation: establishing, acquiring, leasing or contracting as lessee or lessor, purchasing, constructing, improving, enlarging, equipping, repairing, operating or maintaining (any or all) waste treatment facilities including plants, disposal fields, lagoons and areas devoted to sanitary land fills for the purposes of treating, neutralizing, stabilizing or disposal of waste, and sewer systems including pipelines, conduits, canals, pumping stations, force mains, and all other constructions, devices and appurtenant appliances used to transport waste (hereinafter the "Project" or "Projects") and to make such Project or Projects available to persons, firms or corporations by leases and other contracts, including installment sale agreements, such leases and contracts to be on such terms as the city deems appropriate; authorizing such cities to enter into operating contracts as to said Projects; and to finance said Projects and improvements through the issuance of revenue bonds, which shall be deemed to be a "Security"; authorizing such cities to pledge to the payment of the operation and maintenance of any Project or Projects a continuing annual ad valorem tax; provided, that such taxes shall be within any Constitutional or charter limit, no part of such money shall ever be used for the payment of the interest on or principal of said revenue bonds; authorizing said cities to fix and collect fees, purchase prices, rentals, rates and charges for such Projects and pledge all or any part of the revenues, income, receipts from such fees, purchase prices, rentals, rates and charges to the payment of such bonds and additionally to secure such bonds by mortgages or deeds of trust on any real property relating to the Project and by chattel mortgages, liens or security interests on any personal property appurtenant to such real property; authorizing the pledge to the payment of such bonds all or any part of any grant, donation, revenues or income received or to be received from the United States government or any other public or private source; authorizing the issuance of refunding bonds; making such revenue bonds legal and authorized investments; containing other provisions relating to the subject. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 589 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Declaring that it is necessary, in order to implement the state policy, to encourage and promote the development of regional and area-wide waste collection, treatment, and disposal systems ("systems"), to protect and preserve the quality of the waters of the state, and to authorize conservation and reclamation districts to issue bonds for the purpose of purchasing capacity in or a right to have the wastes of such districts treated in systems owned or to be owned exclusively or in part by other public agencies; authorizing such districts to make such purchases or acquire such rights with the proceeds of bonds issued for the purpose of constructing systems; authorizing the issuance of bonds for the purpose of making such purchases or acquiring such rights; validating all proceedings, governmental acts, orders, resolutions, contracts, and other instruments heretofore adopted or executed by a governing body of a district, and of all officers and officials thereof, authorizing the use of bond proceeds or the issuance of bonds for such purposes. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 839 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the inclusion and exclusion of certain persons within and the financing of participation in regional or area-wide waste collection, treatment, or disposal systems and for review of actions taken; validating certain elections, proceedings, and acts heretofore adopted by the governing body of a district, as defined, with certain exceptions as to matters litigated or in litigation. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 125 63-0 (1973) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the authority of certain counties to govern and control solid waste collection, handling, storage, and disposal; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs Amended in committee
HB 212 63-0 (1973) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the collection and sale of waste paper by the State Board of Control. House: State Affairs Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1040 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to defining the term "person affected" and setting forth that definition. House: Environmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 1121 63-0 (1973) Author: Denson, Woody Clarifying and codifying the penalty for specific incidents of violations of the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Environmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 1127 63-0 (1973) Author: Denson, Woody Relating to the procurement of evidence and/or documentation thereof in the course of ascertaining conditions relating to solid waste management and control. House: Environmental Affairs Amended in committee
HB 1191 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe Clarifying the power to provide disposal systems, to enlarge and clarify the definition of the term "disposal system" to include all facilities acquired or constructed by the Authority to obtain, treat, transport, sell and deliver waste treatment facilities or services and to permit the Authority to purchase or obtain water and treat, transport, sell and deliver water to any such person and enter into all contracts necessary or convenient in connection therewith; providing for a procedure for the dissolution of pollution control districts after annexation in whole or in part by municipal corporations and for the assumption of indebtedness and duties thereof by such annexing municipal corporation; providing a severability clause. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
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
HB 1652 63-0 (1973) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the prevention of pollution of the waters of the State of Texas; empowering and permitting Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 116 to discharge municipal waste at a discharge point on Cypress Creek in Harris County, Texas, within certain volumes and quality standards, to complete construction of a waste treatment facility and to operate the same; validating all acts and proceedings of the district relating to the construction of such waste treatment facility; finding certain facts; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs Received from House
HB 1655 63-0 (1973) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to protection of the health and welfare of residents of the state, inhabitants of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 99 and students, teachers, and other personnel of Spring High School and prevention of pollution of the water of the State of Texas; empowering and permitting Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 99 to discharge municipal waste at a discharge point on Cypress Creek in Harris County, Texas, within certain volumes and quality standards and to construct a sanitary sewer collection, disposal and treatment system and to operate the same; validating all acts and proceedings of the district relating to construction of a sanitary sewer collection, treatment, and waste disposal system and obtaining authority to discharge municipal wastes therefrom; providing for liberal construction of this Act, including grant of all permissions, certifications, or findings required to be made by the State of Texas under the provisions of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 (33 U.S.S. 1251, et seq.) finding certain facts; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Administration
HB 1685 63-0 (1973) Author: Newton, Jon P.
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to regulation of certain rendering plants; amending Section 4, Chapter 405, Acts of the 61st Legislature, 1969, Regular Session, as amended (Article 4477-7, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1694 63-0 (1973) Author: Preston, George L.
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, financing, duties, powers, authority, expansion, and operation of the North East Texas Solid Waste Management Authority; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HR 63 63-0 (1973) Author: Nowlin, James Creating an interim committee to study the problems of solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs
SB 255 63-0 (1973) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Lewis, Gibson
Relating to the collection and sale of wastepaper by the State Board of Control. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 675 63-0 (1973) Author: Kothmann, Glenn
Sponsor: Vale, Bob
Relating to discharge of certain municipal sewage by the City of San Antonio into certain ponds and to the operation of Mitchell Lake; providing for sludge removal; providing a penalty; providing for suits for collection. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 722 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Allen, Joe
To clarify the power to provide disposal systems; providing for a procedure for the dissolution of pollution control districts after annexation in whole or in part by municipal corporations and for the assumption of indebtedness, properties and duties thereof by such annexing municipal corporation; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 738 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Clarifying and codifying the penalty for specific incidencies of violation; amending the Solid Wastes Displosal Act. Senate: Jurisprudence Sent to subcommittee
SB 740 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating the procurement and use of evidence and/or documentation thereof in the course of ascertaining conditions relating to solid waste management and control; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported favorably
SB 871 63-0 (1973) Author: Wallace, Jim
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Relating to defining the term "person affected" and setting forth that definition; amending the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended (Article 4477-7, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by adding a new Subsection (13) to Section 2; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 907 63-0 (1973) Author: Traeger, John Relating to regulation of certain rendering plants. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably
SB 968 63-0 (1973) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, financing, duties, powers, authority, expansion, and operation of the North East Texas Solid Waste Management Authority. Senate: Administration Referred to Committee on Administration
HB 18 62-0 (1971) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. | et. al. 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.
HB 52 62-0 (1971) Author: Swanson, Bill T.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to increasing the penalty for dumping, depositing, or leaving refuse, garbage, rubbish, or junk on or near a public highway.
HB 412 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to denial of an injection well permit under certain circumstances.
HB 589 62-0 (1971) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the power of the San Antonio River Authority to construct, own, operate, maintain or otherwise provide sewage gathering, treatment and/or disposal services, including solid waste disposal services, in certain counties.
HB 678 62-0 (1971) Author: Burgess, Steve Relating to discarding waste materials on public and private property; providing penalties for violations.
HB 727 62-0 (1971) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to the control of pollution in this state by authorizing counties, other public agencies and persons to cooperate in the collection, transportation, handling, storing, or disposing of solid waste.
HB 879 62-0 (1971) Author: Bass, Tom | et. al. Relating to appeals of county decisions relating to solid waste disposal sites.
HB 897 62-0 (1971) Author: Silber, Paul Relating to the suthority of the Texas Water Quality Board to declare certain products ecological contaminants.
HB 954 62-0 (1971) Author: Nelms, Johnny | et. al. Relating to permits issued by the Texas Water Quality Board for construction, modification, expansion, or additions to industrial plants and facilities.
HB 958 62-0 (1971) Author: Finck, Bill | et. al. Relating to discharge of munucipal sewage which does not meet certain standards into open ponds whose surface area covers more than one acre; providing a penalty.
HB 1035 62-0 (1971) Author: Lemmon, Ray
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to providing for the advertisement of taking of bids on contracts on amounts exceeding $10,000 or of a duration of more than two years; relating to regulating operation of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority.
HB 1186 62-0 (1971) Author: Clark, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the issuance of solid waste disposal permits by the Texas Water Quality Board and the State Department of Health.
HB 1199 62-0 (1971) Author: Braun, Rex | et. al. Relating to counties to be included in the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority.
HB 1262 62-0 (1971) Author: Dramberger, A.L. "Tony"
Sponsor: Bernal, Joe J.
Relating to increasing the penalty for the unlawful dumping or depositing of certain wastes on or near a public highway.
HB 1314 62-0 (1971) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to providing for suspension of license or permit of certain licensees or permittees under the Texas Liquor Control Act if they or their agents or employees deposit solid waste within 50 feet of a public road or highway.
HB 1366 62-0 (1971) Author: McKissack, Dick Relating to providing for a Model Litter Control Act.
HB 1429 62-0 (1971) Author: Farenthold, Frances Relating to the control and disposition of waste and the abatement and prevention of pollution of surface and subsurface water resulting from the activities associated with the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas.
HB 1592 62-0 (1971) Author: Farenthold, Frances Relating to authorizing the commissioners courts in certain counties to regulate the use of land lying outside the limits of incorporated cities, towns, and villages.
HB 1603 62-0 (1971) Author: Clark, Jim | et. al. Relating to providing for joint regulation of the collection and disposal of waste.
HB 1713 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the feeding of garbage to swine.
HR 403 62-0 (1971) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Creating an interim committee on solid waste disposal.
HR 467 62-0 (1971) Author: Kubiak, Dan Creating a special interim committee on the utilization of solid waste.
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 76 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles
Sponsor: Burgess, Steve
Relating to the dumping or otherwise disposing of trash, junk, garbage, refuse, unsightly matter, and other solid waste on highways, rights-of-way, public and private property, or into any inland or coastal waters of Texas; providing for a penalty.
SB 428 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to providing that it is not a defense to a prosecution for water pollution that a permit or order authorizing the discharge has been issued by the Texas Water Quality Board, the Texas Water Development Board, or the Texas Railroad Commission unless same is concurred in by the local governing bodies.
SB 589 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Relating to providing recovery for the destruction of fish or aquatic life from persons discharging waste.
HB 83 62-4 (1972) Author: Swanson, Bill T. | et. al. Relating to defining pollution control agencies.
HB 200 61-0 (1969) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to defining the offense of water pollution and providing for the criminal prosecution of persons and other entities who pollute the water in the State of Texas.
HB 293 61-0 (1969) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the feeding of garbage to swine.
HB 453 61-0 (1969) Author: Braun, Meyer Gus Rex Relating to prohibiting pollution of the air of this state; making activities which cause such pollution a misdemeanor; assessing a penalty for such activities.
HB 454 61-0 (1969) Author: Braun, Meyer Gus Rex Relating to prohibiting pollution of public bodies of waters, defining pollution, defining public surface waters, making activities which cause such pollution a misdemeanor excepting the discharge of municipal sewerage into tide waters of the state under certain conditions, assessing a penalty for such activities, providing for severability.
HB 618 61-0 (1969) Author: Bray, Jamie Houston Relating to authorizing Commissioners Courts of Eligible Counties to acquire, construct, improve, equip, maintain, finance and operate Disposal Facilities.
HB 1367 61-0 (1969) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. | et. al. Relating to authorizing commissioners courts of eligible counties to acquire, construct, etc., disposal facilities.
SB 6 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to defining the offense of water pollution and providing for the criminal prosecution of individuals and private corporations who pollute the water in the State of Texas or violate waste discharge permits or orders; providing for penalties for violations of this Act.
SB 125 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to the control of the collection, handling, storage, and disposal of putrescible and non-putrescible discarded or unwanted materials, including solid materials and certain materials in liquid or semiliquid form, referred to in this Act as "solid waste"; prescribing penalties for violations and providing for enforcement.
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.
SB 147 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles | et. al. Relating to amending, revising, and rearranging the Texas Water Quality Act of 1967 to improve the structure of the Act and to provide for more effective control of water quality in this state; continuing the current board members in office.
SB 488 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to amending the Regional Waste Disposal Act by amending and adding definitions of certain terms; conferring certain powers, rights, privileges and functions upon river authorities in connection with water quality planning, etc.
HB 520 60-0 (1967) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to make a certain chapter applicable to any conservation and reclamation district heretofore or hereafter created by act of the Legislature and designated by name as a river authority.
HB 1028 60-0 (1967) Author: McDonald, Felix | et. al. Relating to creating Rio Grande Valley Pollution Control Authority, a conservation district, comprising all of the territory contained in the counties of Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy.
HB 1039 60-0 (1967) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to enacting the Regional Sewage Disposal Act, authorizing public agencies to purchase, construct, improve, repair, operate and maintain sewage disposal systems and to condemn property therefor.
HB 1279 60-0 (1967) Author: McDonald, Felix | et. al. Relating to creating Rio Grande Valley Pollution Control Authority, comprising all of the territory contained in the counties of Cameron and Hidalgo for the purpose of constructing, acquiring and operating facilities for gathering, transporting, treating, and disposing of waste.
SB 204 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles | et. al. Relating to establishing the Texas Water Quality Board, prescribing its powers, duties, functions, and procedures and to provide for the establishment and control of the quality of the waters in the state and the control, prevention, and abatement of pollution.
SB 263 60-0 (1967) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray | et. al. Relating to the Regional Waste Disposal Act.
SB 321 60-0 (1967) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to providing a system for exempting from ad valorem taxation certain capital investments related to air and water quality control.
HB 234 59-0 (1965) Author: Fletcher, Henry A. | et. al. Relating to the power and authority of the Texas Water Pollution Control Board and the Railroad Commission of Texas to regulate disposals of oil and gas well waste.
HB 235 59-0 (1965) Author: Fletcher, Henry A. | et. al. Relating to the conditions for obtaining permits to use injection wells.
HB 236 59-0 (1965) Author: Fletcher, Henry A. | et. al. Relating to the kinds of wells for which permits to inject into the ground must be obtained from the Texas Water Commission.
HB 237 59-0 (1965) Author: Fletcher, Henry A. | et. al. Relating to the power and authority of the Texas Water Pollution Control Board and the Railroad Commission of Texas to regulate disposals of oil and gas well waste.
HB 847 59-0 (1965) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to authorizing Commissioners Courts to acquire land for dumping and garbage disposal use; repealing certain Acts.
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 691 58-0 (1963) Author: Cain, Pat Relating to excepting refuse, garbage, rubbish or junk processed and treated in accordance with rules and standards promulgated by the State Department of Health from those provisions making it unlawful to dump, deposit, or leave refuse, garbage, rubbish or junk within three hundred (300) yards of any public highway.
HB 24 57-1 (1961) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" | et. al. Relating to repealing a certain Statute and the Penal Code of Texas to establish a State Water Pollution Control Board, and to provide for the control, prevention and abatement of pollution of the surface and underground waters of the State; effective November 1, 1962.
SB 304 56-0 (1959) Author: Ratliff, David W. Relating to authorizing and providing for the creation and operation of conservation and reclamation districts to be known as Sanitation Districts.
HB 26 55-0 (1957) Author: Walling, J. B. | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Stream Pollution Control Board and prescribing its composition, method of appointment, authority, powers, duties and responsibilities.
HB 149 55-0 (1957) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy Relating to requiring persons to obtain permits to drill injection wells, or to convert existing wells into injections wells, for the disposal of industrial and municipal waste.
HB 720 55-0 (1957) Author: Bass, Jr., Sam Howard Relating to amending certain Acts by redefining the term "refuse" and "garbage" and "Public Highway".
SB 4 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Stream Pollution Control Board and prescribing its composition, method of appointment, authority, powers, duties and responsibilities.
SB 6 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to requiring persons to obtain permits to drill injection wells, or to convert existing wells into injection wells, for the disposal of industrial and municipal waste.
SB 252 55-0 (1957) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray Relating to amending certain Acts so as to re-define the term "refuse" and "garbage" and "public highway."
HB 428 54-0 (1955) Author: Pyle, Joe | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Courts of the State of Texas to expend county tax money for the purpose of acquiring lands for public dumping and garbage disposal ground for the use of the residents of said county so acquiring such sites, and giving counties the right of eminent domain with certain exception in acquiring such necessary grounds; relating to making the Act applicable only to counties having a population of three hundred thousand (300,000) or more, according to the last Federal Census.
HCR 151 54-0 (1955)
SB 167 53-0 (1953) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to making it unlawful to feed garbage to livestock animals except under rules and regulations promulgated by the Livestock Sanitary Commission; providing a penalty.
HB 247 51-0 (1949) Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance Relating to amending a previous Act, concerning the pollution of any waters of this State and to the disposal of savage and industrial wastes, crude petroleum, oil and other substances of like nature and other wastes; providing this Act shall be severable.
HB 508 50-0 (1947) Author: Whitworth, Harry Philip Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to define the words "refuse," "garbage," "rubbish," "junk" and "public highway"; and to make it the duty of the County or District Attorney in any county in which a violation of the provisions of this Act are threatened, to bring suit for injunction to prevent such violation; including a saving and repealing clause.
HB 412 49-0 (1945) Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al. Relating to providing facilities for the purpose of extending assistance by providing technical aid and data to industries now located in Texas and to assist new industries in the solution of their waste and atmospheric pollution and industrial hygiene and food hygiene problems; making an appropriation.
HB 617 47-0 (1941) Author: Klingeman, Fred V. Relating to authorizing the establishment or incorporation of Sanitary Districts under certain provisions of the Constitution of Texas; providing penalties for violations of sanitary laws.
HB 738 46-0 (1939) Author: Schuenemann, Sr., Helmuth H. Relating to providing for the closing and sealing of sewerage by-passes which permit sewerage to enter into any stream or river; providing that such by-passes shall not be opened nor seals broken except in an emergency; declaring the violation of any part of this Act to be a misdemeanor and providing the penalty for the violation.
SB 124 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to providing for the prevention and control of disease; giving the State Health Officer and the State Board of Health authority to promulgate orders, rules and regulations for the protection of the public health; amending certain the Vital Statistic Law and laws relating to the transportation of dead bodies.
SB 103 40-1 (1927) Author: Love, Thomas Bell Relating to promoting the public welfare and protecting the public health by enacting provisions of law designed to prevent the dumping of any trash, refuse, debris or dead animals or to permit the same to remain within or nearer than 300 yards of any public highway of the State of Texas; prescribing penalties for violations of this act.
HB 611 34-0 (1915) Author: Butler, William R. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the condemnation of private property in order to establish a dumping ground for garbage for an incorporated city or town.

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