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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 883 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to minimum efficiency standards for certain products; providing a civil penalty. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3382 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the regulation of residential appliance installation, including pool-related electrical devices, under the Texas Electrical Safety and Licensing Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 457 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to minimum efficiency standards for certain products; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1630 82-0 (2011) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the regulation of residential appliance installation, including pool-related electrical devices, under the Texas Electrical Safety and Licensing Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1731 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Relating to money available for consumer incentive or rebate programs for alternatively fueled appliances or equipment. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2210 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to efficiency standards for certain appliances; providing a civil penalty. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
SB 16 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the enhancement of air quality, including the capture and storage of carbon dioxide and development of a greenhouse gas registry, the development of emissions reduction technologies, and the improvement of energy efficiency in buildings, vehicles, and appliances. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 437 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to energy efficient products; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1862 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to state purchasing of certain environmentally friendly items. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Government Organization
Left pending in committee
HB 2292 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to an exemption from the electrician licensing requirement for the installation or repair of an appliance by an appliance dealer or manufacturer. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2712 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to regulate emissions from residential water heaters. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3069 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the licensing and regulation of residential appliance installers and residential appliance installation contractors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3693 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to energy demand, energy load, energy efficiency incentives, energy programs, and energy performance measures. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HR 2905 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 12. Reported enrolled
SB 12 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Relating to programs for the enhancement of air quality, including energy efficiency standards in state purchasing and energy consumption; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 1222 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the licensing and regulation of residential appliance installers and residential appliance installation contractors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 1665 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to regulation of emissions from residential water heaters. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SR 1194 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 12. Reported enrolled
HB 941 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to restrictions on the use of claims history for certain water damage. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 965 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the regulation of emissions from certain residential water heaters. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2129 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to energy-saving measures that reduce the emission of air contaminants. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2428 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to water and energy saving performance standards for commercial prerinse spray valves. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/06
HB 2429 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to water and energy saving performance standards for commercial clothes-washing machines. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2857 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to increasing certain new construction energy efficiency standards and reducing the consumption of natural resources. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HCR 247 79-0 (2005) Author: Homer, Mark Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 2129. Filed
SB 104 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to requiring warning labels for certain buckets. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 473 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to a prohibition on the regulation of emissions from residential water heaters. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 489 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to water and energy saving performance standards for commercial clothes-washing machines. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 633 78-0 (2003) Author: Campbell, Scott Relating to the application of the sales tax to certain clothes-washing machines. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2661 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the use of graywater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3252 78-0 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to setting, implementing, and enforcing energy efficiency standards for selected products; providing a penalty. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
SB 778 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to water and energy saving performance standards for commercial clothes-washing machines. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 613 66-0 (1979) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. Relating to a possessory lien for the repairer of a household appliance. House: Business & Industry Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 1083 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Exempting from the sales tax receipts from the sale of apparatus designed to eliminate pilot lights on gas-operated appliances. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 1744 64-0 (1975) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to energy efficiency labeling of certain gas and electric appliances; providing a civil penalty. House: Energy Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 633 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max Relating to energy efficiency labeling of certain gas and electric appliances; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Amended
HB 169 62-0 (1971) Author: Sherman, W.C. "Bud" Relating to the creation, organization, powers, duties, and procedures of the Texas Board of Electronic Repair Dealers Registration to regulate and register electronic repair dealers.
HB 61 53-1 (1954) Author: Gray, Sr., Jessy Franklin | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful to place or permit to remain in certain stated places, under such circumstances as to be accessible to children, any ice box, refrigerator, or other airtight or semi-airtight container having a capacity of one and one-half (1 1/2) cubic feet or more and an opening of fifty (50) square inches or more and which has a door or lid equipped with a latch or other fastening device capable of securing such door or lid shut; making a violation of this Act a misdemeanor and providing a penalty therefor; providing that each day that such violation continues shall be a separate offense.
HB 63 53-1 (1954) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the leaving of abandoned, unattended or discarded refrigerators, ice boxes, deep freeze lockers, or other similar containers, having doors or lids equipped with latches or other locking devices, in places accessible to children, without first removing such door, lid, latch or other locking device; providing a penalty for violation.
HB 735 49-0 (1945) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. Relating to amending certain Article relating to regulation of the sale of gas appliances.

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