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HB 129 85-0 (2017) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the manner in which a payor of proceeds derived from the sale of oil or gas production is required to provide certain information to a royalty interest owner. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 237 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the name and governance of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 247 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the posting by the Railroad Commission of Texas on its Internet website of certain enforcement information. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 302 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of mineral interests having a value of less than a certain amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 464 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the acceptance of political contributions by a member of the Railroad Commission of Texas and of political contributions made in connection with the office of railroad commissioner. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 614 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on an application for a water right. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 642 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 845 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 891 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of theft of petroleum product. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1168 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the mineral use of land that has been subdivided for energy development resulting in the generation of electricity. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1472 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to investment by a public junior college district of public funds received from the management and development of mineral rights. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1481 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the abolition of the fee established by the commissioner of the General Land Office for processing applications for terminal facility discharge prevention and response certificates. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1597 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the recovery of stranded oil, gas, or oil and gas from depleting Cenozoic Era reservoirs. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1818 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2277 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the temporary exemption or tax reduction for certain high-cost gas. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2362 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to creating a fund to provide grants to certain local entities in areas of the state affected by decreased oil and gas production for economic development and diversification projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2488 85-0 (2017) Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al. Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of drill cuttings. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2539 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the applicability of the law governing the mineral use of subdivided land. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2588 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2621 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to state and local tax incentives for certain enhanced oil recovery projects. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2634 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to enforcement of child support obligations. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2688 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to prevent waste of oil and gas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2713 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to an audit by the comptroller of unpaid oil and gas royalties held in trust by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2715 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the composition and use of money in the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2753 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the analysis of inspection and maintenance requirements for air quality permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain oil and gas facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2819 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee for the TexNet seismic monitoring program. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2932 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the imposition of administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violating certain statutes under the jurisdiction of, rules or orders adopted by, or licenses, permits, or certificates issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas; increasing criminal penalties. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3058 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the new technology implementation grant program administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3064 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the dedication and maximization of returns on payments received by this state for economic losses sustained from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3198 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land begins to be used for oil and gas operations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3201 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the severance tax exemption for oil and gas produced from certain inactive wells. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3232 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the penalty imposed on certain delinquent oil and gas severance taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
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 3403 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the authority of a municipality to require that certain oil and gas operations be set back a certain distance from child-care facilities and schools. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3471 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a sales tax refund for sales tax overpayments by certain oil or gas severance taxpayers. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3525 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the referral by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the State Office of Administrative Hearings of an issue regarding an application for a water right. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3614 85-0 (2017) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3687 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 4113 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the name and governance of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 4231 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to allocating a portion of oil and gas production tax revenue to the counties from which the oil and gas originated. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HCR 84 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Urging Congress to identify federal regulatory programs that harm the Texas oil and gas industry and delegate relevant regulatory responsibilities to state agencies. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HJR 47 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission and to mandate that there be such an agency. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HJR 51 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 114 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Proposing a constitutional amendment to divert any net income attributable to newly discovered oil and gas or other mineral interests on permanent university fund land from the permanent university fund to fund capital projects at certain public universities and agencies of higher education that are currently ineligible for distributions from the permanent university fund. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 177 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to unit operations for oil, gas, or oil and gas production from depleting reservoirs or carbon dioxide storage; authorizing a fee. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 189 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to notice of an application for a permit to drill certain injection wells within a certain distance of a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 225 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the referral by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the State Office of Administrative Hearings of an issue regarding an application for a water right. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 300 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 567 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the imposition of administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violating certain statutes under the jurisdiction of, rules or orders adopted by, or licenses, permits, or certificates issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas; increasing criminal penalties. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 568 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the posting by the Railroad Commission of Texas on its Internet website of certain enforcement information. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 569 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a review and report by the Railroad Commission of Texas regarding the oversight and enforcement of unpermitted discharges of oil and gas waste or of other substances or materials associated with certain operations or activities regulated by the commission. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 682 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the applicability of the law governing the mineral use of subdivided land. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 683 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to determining eligibility of a county for a grant from the transportation infrastructure fund. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 743 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the abolition of the fee established by the commissioner of the General Land Office for processing applications for terminal facility discharge prevention and response certificates. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 747 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a prohibition on the issuance by the Railroad Commission of Texas of a permit for a commercial surface disposal facility located near a municipality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1008 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to funding for the economic stabilization fund, including the rates of severance taxes on oil and gas production. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1045 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Kacal, Kyle
Relating to the consolidation of public notice requirements for certain air quality permit applications. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1421 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 1514 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land begins to be used for oil and gas operations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1541 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Lambert, Stan | et. al.
Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of drill cuttings. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1707 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to funding for county transportation infrastructure projects in counties with significant oil and gas production. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1708 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to funding for counties for transportation infrastructure projects located in areas of the state affected by increased oil and gas production, including administration of county energy transportation reinvestment zones. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1803 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the financial security requirements for operators of oil and gas wells. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1817 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the deposit of the gas utility pipeline tax to the credit of the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1868 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the requirement of a public hearing on certain applications for a permit to drill an oil or gas well. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1871 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the creation of the offense of theft of petroleum products. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1965 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to enforcement of child support obligations. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2099 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to enforce requirements for the prevention of damage to interstate and intrastate underground facilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 2100 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to a study of the fees charged by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 2120 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the continuation of the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2161 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the approval or disapproval by county referendum of an application for a permit for a commercial surface disposal facility. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2162 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a prohibition on the approval by the Railroad Commission of Texas of an application for a permit for a commercial surface disposal facility located near certain reservoirs. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SCR 26 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Urging Congress to review federal regulations on the oil and gas industry. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
SJR 41 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for foregoing the transfer of oil and gas production tax revenue to the economic stabilization fund if the ending fund balance for the preceding fiscal year is greater than $5 billion and for reducing the rates of oil and gas production taxes by amounts sufficient to equal the foregone transfer. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 51 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that the eligibility of open-space land for ad valorem taxation on the basis of its productive capacity does not end because an oil and gas lessee begins conducting oil and gas operations on the land if the land otherwise continues to be devoted to farm, ranch, or wildlife management purposes or timber production. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 303 85-1 (2017) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 313 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to allocating a portion of oil and gas production tax revenue to the counties from which the oil and gas originated. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 40 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the exclusive jurisdiction of this state to regulate oil and gas operations in this state and the express preemption of local regulation of those operations. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 128 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of mineral interests having a value of less than a certain amount. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 201 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on an application for a water right. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 224 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the name and governance of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 251 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to a study and report on the feasibility of authorizing the Railroad Commission of Texas or another state regulatory agency to process certain federal oil and gas drilling permit applications. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 497 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the applicability of the law governing saltwater pipeline facilities located in the vicinity of public roads. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 539 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the procedural requirements for the adoption of a municipal regulation, limitation, or prohibition on the production, storage, or transportation of oil or natural gas; authorizing a fee. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 736 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil Relating to the treatment of a landman as an independent contractor. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 802 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the provision of a transportation allotment under the foundation school program based on the price of gasoline. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 994 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1106 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1125 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to a study on the availability of natural gas utility service in certain counties. House: Energy Resources Postponed
HB 1312 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil Relating to the eligibility of a landman for unemployment compensation. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1331 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of certain waste arising out of or incidental to the drilling for or production of oil or gas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1392 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the recovery of stranded oil, gas, or oil and gas from depleting Cenozoic Era reservoirs. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1552 84-0 (2015) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to oil and gas wells that traverse multiple tracts. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1575 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to requirements for reporting unclaimed mineral proceeds to the comptroller of public accounts. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1576 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to requirements for reporting unclaimed mineral proceeds to the comptroller of public accounts. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1577 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to notice regarding and abandoned property held in connection with receiverships for certain mineral interests. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1633 84-0 (2015) Author: Romero, Ramon
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to application and notification requirements for a permit to drill an oil or gas well in or near an easement held by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1635 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the management of groundwater, including the classification of and the obtaining of information regarding groundwater and the formulation of desired future conditions by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1693 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to a prohibition on the sale of motor fuel mixed with ethanol; imposing civil and criminal penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1772 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1823 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the name and governance of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1906 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the production taxes on crude petroleum and sulphur. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1946 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1972 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to certain exemptions from the requirement to obtain a permit from a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2003 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the applicability of the law governing the mineral use of subdivided land. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2104 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to procedures for the management, sale, or lease of certain state-owned real property and the management or collection of related funds, including disputed oil and gas royalties owed to the state. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2132 84-0 (2015) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to certain exemptions from the requirement to obtain a permit from a groundwater conservation district; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2191 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the posting by the Railroad Commission of Texas on its Internet website of certain enforcement information. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2207 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the foreclosure sale of property subject to an oil or gas lease. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2230 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize an injection well used for oil and gas waste disposal to be used for the disposal of nonhazardous brine produced by a desalination operation or nonhazardous drinking water treatment residuals. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2236 84-0 (2015) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to the requirements for the casing and cementing of an oil or gas well. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2521 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the allocation and use of payments received under oil and gas leases of land owned by the state for a county road. House: County Affairs
Senate: Finance
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HB 2581 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to governmental actions affecting private property rights in certain oil and gas wells. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2691 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to a sales and use tax exemption and an oil and gas severance tax credit for the use of alternative base fluids in energized fracturing operations; imposing a civil penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2855 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prohibit an activity over which the Railroad Commission of Texas has jurisdiction. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2901 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the filing of a complaint with the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2910 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain equipment used for mineral exploration and production. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2988 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to adopt certain rules related to ratemaking procedures and to the status of previously adopted rules. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3001 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the information that an operator of a well on which a hydraulic fracturing treatment is performed is required to disclose. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3044 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the effect of rules and standards adopted by the Railroad Commission of Texas relating to the pipeline industry on ordinances, orders or rules adopted by political subdivisions. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3068 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the information required to be provided by a payor of proceeds from the sale of oil or gas from an oil or gas well to a payee on the request by the payee. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3135 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the authority of school districts in certain counties to grant housing stipends to teachers employed by the districts and receive state reimbursement of those costs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3198 84-0 (2015) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to permitting for injection wells in certain oil and gas producing counties. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3217 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to regulate an activity over which the Railroad Commission of Texas has jurisdiction. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3291 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to transactions involving oil, gas, or condensate; creating a criminal offense. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3313 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to unit operations for oil, gas, or oil and gas production from depleting reservoirs or carbon dioxide storage; authorizing a fee. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3371 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the allocation of grants from the transportation infrastructure fund. House: Transportation Referred directly to s/c on Long-term Infrastructure Planning by chair
HB 3458 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to a franchise tax credit for recycling of oil and gas drill cuttings. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3480 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to air quality permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain oil and gas facilities. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3554 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to an oil and gas severance tax credit for the use of incremental production increase techniques. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3644 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to establishing a student grant program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board funded by depository interest and earnings on certain unclaimed original land grant mineral proceeds. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3809 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the regulation of petroleum coke storage and transport. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3946 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the effect of operations in a unit created under the provisions of an oil or gas lease following the expiration of the primary term of the lease. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 4021 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to creating a tax severance credit for oil and gas operators for use of alternative fluids in place of fresh water solely in the process of hydraulic fracturing (fracking). House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4025 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to funding to counties for transportation infrastructure projects located in areas of the state affected by increased oil and gas production, including money from county energy transportation reinvestment zones. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4034 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the dedication of revenue derived from the tax levied on crude petroleum production. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 4035 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to an oil and gas severance tax credit for certain community investments. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4044 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the imposition of a fee on a holder of a permit for an oil and gas waste disposal well. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HCR 57 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Urging the U.S. Congress to end the ban on crude oil exports. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 63 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Urging the U.S. Congress to expedite natural gas exports. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 23 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 76 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 1145 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Urging Congress to expedite the permitting process for the export of liquefied natural gas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
SB 109 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on an application for a water right. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 118 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to unit operations for oil, gas, or oil and gas production from depleting reservoirs or carbon dioxide storage; authorizing a fee. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 402 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the information required to be provided by a payor of proceeds from the sale of oil or gas from an oil or gas well to a payee on the request by the payee. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 440 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to prohibit hydraulic fracturing treatment. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 529 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the eligibility of a landman for unemployment compensation. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 720 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prohibit hydraulic fracturing. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 757 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the repeal of the production taxes on crude petroleum and sulphur. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 809 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to governmental actions affecting private property rights in certain oil and gas wells. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 903 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to procedures for the management, sale, or lease of certain state-owned real property and the management or collection of related funds, including disputed oil and gas royalties owed to the state. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 919 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to oil and gas wells that traverse multiple tracts. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 951 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the allocation and use of payments received under oil and gas leases of land owned by the state for a county road. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
SB 969 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the applicability of the law governing the mineral use of subdivided land. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1069 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1165 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the express preemption of regulation of oil and gas operations and the exclusive jurisdiction of those operations by the state. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Companion document considered in lieu of
SB 1373 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1384 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the foreclosure sale of property subject to oil or gas lease. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1393 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of the offense of theft of pipeline equipment, oil and gas equipment, oil, gas, or condensate and the unauthorized purchase or sale of oil, gas, or condensate. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1421 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the management of groundwater, including the classification of and the obtaining of information regarding groundwater and the formulation of desired future conditions by a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1531 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the use of revenue derived from oil and gas by the Tarrant Regional Water District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1786 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the regulation of petroleum coke storage and transport. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1788 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to county energy transportation reinvestment zones. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1865 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the filing of a complaint with the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1875 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to funding to counties for transportation infrastructure projects located in areas of the state affected by increased oil and gas production. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
SB 1926 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to permits to be issued for the storage and disposal of certain oil and gas waste. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1975 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a study of the economic cost of significant oil and gas activity in rural areas of the state. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1985 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 1990 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the disclosure of information about water used in hydraulic fracturing. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SCR 13 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Urging the U.S. Congress to end the ban on crude oil exports. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
SCR 32 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Wu, Gene
Urging Congress to expedite natural gas exports. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
HB 55 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the exemption or tax reduction for certain high-cost gas. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 100 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to unit operations for oil, gas, or oil and gas production or carbon dioxide storage. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 203 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to changing the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Oil and Gas Commission. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 379 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a fee on oil and gas waste disposed of by injection in a commercial injection well permitted by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 380 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to safety requirements applicable to gas pipelines in certain counties. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 448 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to a requirement that the operator of an oil or gas well on which a hydraulic fracturing treatment is to be performed mail a list of the chemicals to be used in the treatment to persons residing near the well. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 563 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to shale transportation districts, authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 878 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the filing with the state of electric logs by operators of oil-related or gas-related wells; providing a penalty. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1475 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through payments related to petroleum and mineral interests in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1496 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to governmental actions affecting private property rights in certain oil and gas wells. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1712 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem and sales and use taxes for property used in connection with an offshore spill response containment system. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1788 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1792 83-0 (2013) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to safety standards and practices applicable to the transportation by pipeline of certain substances. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1859 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to security interests in oil and gas production and its proceeds. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1863 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the amounts of the administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violating certain statutes under the jurisdiction of, rules or orders adopted by, or licenses, permits, or certificates issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1891 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the authority of the commissioner of agriculture to approve the testing and sale of certain aviation gasoline. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1986 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the effect of rules and standards adopted by the Railroad Commission of Texas relating to the liquefied petroleum gas industry on ordinances, orders, or rules adopted by political subdivisions relating to that industry. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1988 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the use of corrugated stainless steel tubing in residential and commercial structures. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2122 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the posting by the Railroad Commission of Texas on its Internet website of certain enforcement information. House: Technology Referred to Technology
HB 2166 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the continuation, functions, and name of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2184 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the partition of mineral interests of a charitable trust. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2251 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the inclusion by taxable entities and combined groups that conduct certain oil and gas activities of certain costs in the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2277 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the regulation of certain pits used to store flowback or produced water from an oil or gas well on which a hydraulic fracturing treatment has been performed. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2292 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to the notice requirements for the issuance, renewal, or amendment of certain environmental permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
HB 2300 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to funding and donations for county transportation projects, including projects of county energy transportation reinvestment zones. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2305 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to motor vehicle inspections; creating an offense; changing the collection method for certain fees. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
See remarks for effective date
HB 2406 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the installation, maintenance, operation, and relocation of saltwater pipeline facilities. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2446 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the definitions of advanced clean energy projects and clean energy projects and to franchise tax credits for certain of those projects. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2571 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the inspection of certain information regarding the production, transportation, sale, and marketing of oil and gas from state land; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2590 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the foreclosure sale of property subject to an oil or gas lease. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2624 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the regulation of water wells under the jurisdiction of the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation to prevent groundwater pollution. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2633 83-0 (2013) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to the compensation of an owner of the surface estate in land for damages associated with mineral exploration and production operations. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2661 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the information required to be provided by a payor of proceeds from the sale of oil or gas from an oil or gas well to a payee. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2767 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of certain waste arising out of or incidental to the drilling for or production of oil or gas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2798 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2799 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the transfer from the state to a county of a portion of the revenue derived from oil and gas leases of land owned by the county to be used by the county for road maintenance purposes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2828 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the effect of rules and standards adopted by the Railroad Commission of Texas relating to the gas pipeline industry on ordinances, orders or rules adopted by political subdivisions. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2982 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the power of the Railroad Commission of Texas to adopt and enforce safety standards applicable to the transportation by pipeline of hazardous liquids, carbon dioxide, and natural gas in rural locations. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2992 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the reuse, discharge, or disposal of fluid produced from certain oil or gas wells on which a hydraulic fracturing treatment has been performed. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2994 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the effect of operations in a unit created under the provisions of an oil or gas lease following the expiration of the primary term of the lease. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3108 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of oil, natural gas, and other petroleum products held temporarily in this state for certain purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3113 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the application of the exemption from the sales and use tax for property used in manufacturing. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3249 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to recycling, reclamation, handling, and/or treatment of oil and gas waste, water, and related materials and clarifying the Railroad Commission's jurisdiction. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3298 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3305 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the inclusion by taxable entities and combined groups that conduct certain oil and gas activities of certain costs in the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3309 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the composition and use of money in the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3315 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the regulation of reuse and recycling of produced water from oil and gas activities. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3317 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the exemption of a water well from certain permitting by and compliance with rules of a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3387 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certified water conservation technologies, authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3537 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the treatment and reuse or discharge of fluid produced from oil or gas wells on which a hydraulic fracturing treatment has been performed. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3539 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the source and supply of water used for oil and gas exploration and production in the State of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3547 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al. Relating to standards and procedures for determining whether a person who owns, operates, or manages a pipeline is a common carrier; authorizing a fee. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3574 83-0 (2013) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to the authority of the School Land Board to designate certain revenue for deposit in the real estate special fund account of the permanent school fund. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 3595 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to imposing a fee on water used in the performance of a hydraulic fracturing treatment on an oil or gas well. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3596 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the regulation of emissions of air contaminants from the drilling or reworking of oil or gas wells. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3597 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to application and notification requirements for a permit to drill an oil or gas well in or near an easement held by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3598 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the amounts of the administrative penalties for violating certain statutes under the jurisdiction of, rules or orders adopted by, or licenses, permits, or certificates issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3599 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to restrictions on the siting, drilling, completion, and operation of oil and gas wells in certain locations. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3600 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the rights of an owner of the surface estate in land in connection with oil and gas exploration and production operations; providing administrative penalties. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3601 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to notice to a surface owner regarding certain oil or gas transactions or operations; providing an administrative penalty. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3639 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to a fund for certain county transportation infrastructure projects and the creation of County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zones. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3658 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3853 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the promotion of Texas energy products, services and technologies in the global marketplace. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HJR 63 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating a portion of the state's oil and gas tax revenue to construction, reconstruction, acquisition, and expansion of roads in counties in which a shale formation is located. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HJR 97 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to rename the Railroad Commission of Texas as the Texas Energy Commission. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HJR 132 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide oil, natural gas, and other petroleum products held temporarily in this state the same ad valorem tax-exempt status as is currently provided to other tangible personal property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 2853 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim Urging the U.S. Department of the Interior to withdraw the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's proposed rule to regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HR 3025 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1747. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
HR 3050 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1747. Reported enrolled
SB 71 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to eligibility for the tax reduction for certain high-cost gas and the allocation of certain gas production tax revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 136 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to unit operations for oil, gas, or oil and gas production or carbon dioxide storage. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 212 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the continuation, functions, and name of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees and the elimination of a fee. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 513 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the regulation of saltwater pipelines by the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 514 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Wu, Gene
Relating to the installation, maintenance, operation, and relocation of saltwater pipeline facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 749 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the detection and repair of natural gas pipeline leaks. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 865 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the information required to be provided by a payor of proceeds from the sale of oil or gas from an oil or gas well to a payee. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 868 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through payments related to petroleum and mineral interests in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 873 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the permitting authority of a groundwater conservation district for the drilling or operation of a water well used to supply water for the drilling, exploration, or production of oil or gas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 900 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Wu, Gene
Relating to the amounts of the administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violating certain statutes under the jurisdiction of, rules or orders adopted by, or licenses, permits, or certificates issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 901 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to safety standards and practices applicable to the transportation by pipeline of certain substances. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 941 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the adoption of rules by the Railroad Commission of Texas regulating the exploration for and production of natural gas in the unincorporated areas of certain counties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 942 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the creation and funding of the Railroad Commission of Texas operating account; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1063 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the inclusion of natural gas as a public facility for a public facility corporation. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1094 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to security interests in oil and gas production and its proceeds. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1104 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the effect of rules and standards adopted by the Railroad Commission of Texas relating to the liquefied petroleum gas industry on ordinances, orders, or rules adopted by political subdivisions relating to that industry. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1204 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the qualifications of certain electric generation projects for programs designed to encourage the capture and utilization of carbon dioxide for use in enhanced oil recovery. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1240 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the partition of mineral interests of a charitable trust. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1434 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1462 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the power of the Railroad Commission of Texas to adopt and enforce safety standards and practices applicable to the transportation by pipeline of certain substances and to certain pipeline facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1468 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the qualifications of certain electric generation projects for programs designed to encourage the capture and utilization of carbon dioxide for use in enhanced oil recovery. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1625 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to standards and procedures for determining whether a person who owns, operates, or manages a pipeline is a common carrier. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1685 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to exemptions from property taxation and sales and use taxation for certain offshore spill response and well containment property used to control pollution. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1727 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1747 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Relating to funding and donations for transportation projects, including projects of county energy transportation reinvestment zones. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1749 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the exemption of a water well from certain permitting by and compliance with rules of a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1778 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to funding for certain county transportation infrastructure projects. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1779 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to ad valorem tax incentives for the recycling of water used in oil or gas drilling or production. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1780 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1782 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the assessment of damages arising from a condemnation of a pipeline easement. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1783 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the tax exemption for permanent hotel residents in certain oil and gas producing municipalities. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SCR 45 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections to S.B. No. 1747. Signed by the Governor
SR 1093 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1747. Reported enrolled
SJR 7 83-1 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a transportation infrastructure fund to assist counties in alleviating degradation to highways caused by the exploration, development, or production of oil or gas. Filed
SJR 6 83-2 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a transportation infrastructure fund to assist counties in alleviating degradation to transportation infrastructure caused by the exploration, development, or production of oil or gas. Filed
HB 759 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the reporting by an owner of a facility used to store certain hydrocarbons to the chief appraiser of an appraisal district of information related to property stored in the facility. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 849 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to notice of an application for a permit to dispose of oil and gas waste in a commercial disposal well; creating an offense. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 889 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1124 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to safety requirements applicable to gas pipelines in certain counties. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1125 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to a study regarding the odorization of natural gas transported in gathering and transmission lines located in populated areas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1126 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the control of emissions from crude oil and condensate storage tanks in certain areas of this state. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1285 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the payment by the holder of abandoned mineral proceeds of the ad valorem taxes on the mineral interest to which the proceeds are attributable. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1556 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to a prohibition on the issuance of a drilling permit for an oil or gas well that is proposed to be located within a specified distance of a public school. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1795 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to permits issued for moving certain oil well servicing or drilling machinery. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 2001 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the exemption or tax reduction for certain high-cost gas. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2067 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the regulation of the practice of engineering by individuals engaged in the evaluation of oil and gas resources. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2087 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the allocation of production from a horizontal drainhole oil or gas well to an owner of a nonparticipating royalty interest in production from the well. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2125 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the priority of oil or gas well inspections by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2126 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the amount and use of an administrative penalty imposed by the Railroad Commission of Texas for certain violations that occur in certain populous natural gas producing counties. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2259 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Relating to a drilling permit road fee for county repair and maintenance of public roads. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2335 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to motor fuel quality and testing. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2356 82-0 (2011) Author: Simpson, David Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain private entities. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2663 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the effect of rules and standards adopted by the Railroad Commission of Texas relating to the liquefied petroleum gas industry on ordinances, orders, or rules adopted by political subdivisions relating to that industry. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2849 82-0 (2011) Author: Simpson, David Relating to the rights of an owner of the surface estate in land in connection with mineral exploration and production operations; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2938 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to a grant program for certain natural gas motor vehicles. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2939 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the annual reporting of groundwater use in activities related to the exploration or drilling for or production of oil or gas by owners or operators of oil and gas wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2984 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the remediation of underground storage tanks and the fee on delivery of certain petroleum products. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3066 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to regulation of air contaminant emissions from oil and gas wells. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3073 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the posting of public notice of the issuance of a permit for an oil or gas well by the operator of the well. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3106 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the abolition of the Railroad Commission of Texas, the creation of the Texas Oil and Gas Commission, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the railroad commission to the oil and gas commission. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3110 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the issuance of permits for certain facilities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Energy Resources Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3134 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the plugging of inactive oil and gas wells. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3182 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the imposition of state taxes, including the sales and use, motor vehicle sales and use, and hotel occupancy tax, on certain oilfield portable units. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3212 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a fee on oil and gas waste disposed of by injection in a commercial injection well permitted by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3241 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to the regulation of the location of oil and gas wells by a county in certain areas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3328 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to the disclosure of the composition of hydraulic fracturing fluids used in hydraulic fracturing treatments. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3418 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to certain state fiscal matters related to natural resources or the environment. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3420 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the fee on delivery of certain petroleum products. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3449 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to notice provided to certain local officials regarding the use of land application to treat and dispose of certain oil and gas waste. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3460 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the filing with the state of well logs by operators of oil-related or gas-related wells; providing a penalty. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3586 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to unit operations for oil, gas, or oil and gas production or carbon dioxide storage. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3715 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to standards applicable to propane distribution system retailers. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3785 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to a tax exemption for inactive oil and gas wells. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3792 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to municipal authority to regulate gas pipelines located within the municipality. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
SB 20 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Relating to grant programs for certain natural gas motor vehicles and alternative fuel facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 104 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to restrictions on the release into the air of natural gas and associated vapors from a gas well. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 105 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to a restriction on the formation into which certain commercial disposal wells permitted by the Railroad Commission of Texas may inject oil and gas waste. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 107 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the detection and repair of natural gas pipeline leakages. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 655 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the continuation, functions, and name of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Government Organization
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 745 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the regulation of saltwater pipelines by the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 772 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the use of a tracer substance in performing a hydraulic fracturing treatment operation. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 893 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to motor fuel quality and testing. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1049 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the disclosure of information regarding hydraulic fracturing treatment operations. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1134 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the issuance of permits for certain facilities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1293 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the amounts of administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violations relating to certain pipelines. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1294 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the imposition of administrative penalties by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1296 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to the use of proceeds of bonds and other financial security filed with the Railroad Commission of Texas by certain persons under the jurisdiction of the commission and deposited in the oil-field cleanup fund. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1505 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/12
SB 1506 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil and gas in place. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1569 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the remediation of underground storage tanks and the fee on delivery of certain petroleum products. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1584 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to natural resources and the environment. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1633 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the adoption of rules by the Railroad Commission of Texas regulating the exploration for and production of natural gas in the unincorporated areas of certain counties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1639 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to certain exceptions and permits granted by the Railroad Commission. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1641 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the location for conducting certain hearings of the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1689 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the process for refusing to renew an organization report for an operator that fails to plug an inactive oil or gas well. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 1800 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the enforcement of the requirements regarding plugging of inactive oil or gas wells. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1873 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the creation and funding of the well inspection fund. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1930 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of the composition of hydraulic fracturing fluids used in hydraulic fracturing treatments. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
HB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 82 82-1 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to unit operations for oil, gas, or oil and gas production or carbon dioxide storage. Filed
HR 197 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 2 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Appropriating money for the support of state government for the period beginning September 1, 2011, and ending August 31, 2013; and authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending the appropriated funds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 36 82-1 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to eligibility for the tax reduction for certain high-cost gas. Co-author authorized
SB 37 82-1 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the elimination of the tax exemption or reduction for certain high-cost gas. Co-author authorized
SCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SR 105 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 472 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the effect and implementation of the law regarding reporting by a common carrier or pipeline owner or operator of contamination. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 569 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to notice of an application for a permit to dispose of oil and gas waste in a commercial disposal well; creating an offense. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 737 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the duty to notify local governmental entities about the existence of proposed hazardous liquid pipeline projects. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 834 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to reporting ownership of mineral interests severed from the surface estate and the vesting of title by judicial proceeding to certain abandoned mineral interests. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 876 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to the installation of natural gas pipelines in controlled access highway rights-of-way. House: Transportation Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1015 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to requiring certain service stations to be capable of operating with alternative electrical power and to have an alternative electrical generator; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1210 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the oil production tax rate reduction for oil recovered through certain enhanced oil recovery projects. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1405 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of landmen by the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1420 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the regulation of the transportation of oil and gas drill cuttings; providing a criminal penalty. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1526 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of a common purchaser that transports natural gas by pipeline to use a public right-of-way for a pipeline. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1533 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to notice of applications for permits to drill certain gas wells. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 1534 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the property valuation information required to be provided regarding property to be acquired by eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1535 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the requirement that gas corporations obtain a permit from the Railroad Commission of Texas before condemning property to construct certain gas pipelines. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1536 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the elimination of the power of eminent domain for certain gas corporations when constructing a pipeline for the gathering or transmission of natural gas. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1537 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to safety requirements applicable to gas pipelines in certain counties. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1538 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities or counties to adopt and enforce safety standards applicable to certain gas pipelines. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1566 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to the authority of municipalities to regulate natural gas compressor station structures. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1883 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the status of certain transporters of natural or synthetic gas and liquified natural gas marine terminals as gas utilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2087 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the state's statutory and contractual liens to secure the payment of unpaid royalty and other amounts due under oil and gas leases of state land. House: Energy Resources Postponed
HB 2254 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the authority of a local government to prohibit the Railroad Commission of Texas or the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality from issuing a permit for a disposal well. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2255 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the release into the air of natural gas and associated vapors from a gas well. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2259 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the plugging of certain inactive oil or gas wells and to standards for electrical power lines serving certain oil and gas facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2333 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the lease of certain oil, gas, or mineral land by a municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2336 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to municipal investment of public funds received from the management and development of mineral rights. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2356 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the filing with the state of well logs by operators of oil-related or gas-related wells; providing a penalty. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2572 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the authority of a gas corporation to use a public right-of-way. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2613 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to the allocation of gasoline tax to county roads. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2648 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to taking into account the cost of fuel in establishing the transportation allotment for school districts and counties operating public school transportation systems. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2669 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the implementation of projects involving the capture, injection, sequestration, or geologic storage of carbon dioxide. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2853 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the amount and use of certain fees imposed in connection with oil and gas activities. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2915 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to oil and gas operations in connection with certain state land. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2925 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to protections provided by the Department of Agriculture for certain consumers; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 2960 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to alternative electrical generators for certain service stations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3195 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the regulation of liquefied petroleum gas by a municipality. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3196 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the regulation of liquefied petroleum gas by a municipality. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3268 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the exemption of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities from motor fuel taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3288 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the lease of certain oil, gas, or mineral land by a municipality. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3292 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to an increase in the fee for natural gas pipeline safety inspections. House: Energy Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3332 81-0 (2009) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to an exemption from the oil severance tax for oil produced from certain low-producing wells. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3383 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the eligibility of land to be appraised as open-space land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3402 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to a restriction on the location of a well drilled for oil or gas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3404 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to fees imposed by certain counties on operators of gas wells and oil and gas waste disposal wells. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3516 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the rate and calculation of the franchise tax for certain oil and gas related entities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3590 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the creation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of an inventory of emissions of air contaminants from oil or gas production, transportation, or processing facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3591 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the control of emissions from crude oil and condensate storage tanks in certain areas of this state. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3644 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of certain counties to regulate certain matters pertaining to gas wells and natural gas compressor stations; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3658 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to the creation of the pipeline safety fund. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3729 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to the installation of certain pipelines in county road rights-of-way. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3761 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to a grant program to assist counties in repairing county roads damaged by certain natural gas activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3781 81-0 (2009) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to the resolution of disputes pertaining to the urban drilling of certain oil or gas wells. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3899 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the administration of and exemptions from the gas production tax. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3918 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to testing liquefied petroleum gas systems in certain school facilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 4063 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to the periods for applying for and receiving designation of a well as a two-year inactive well for purposes of the oil and gas severance tax exemption. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4166 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the provision of severance tax credits and exemptions and other incentives and procedures for producing oil from certain wells. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4246 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the reporting of lost or unaccounted gas by the first purchaser and the tax due by the first purchaser on lost or unaccounted for gas. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4247 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the use of the proceeds of cash deposits filed with the Railroad Commission of Texas by certain persons under the jurisdiction of the commission and deposited in the oil-field cleanup fund. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 4300 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to safety rules for certain pipeline facilities and public awareness. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4360 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to revenue sources for certain venue projects. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 4433 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to an exemption from oil and gas severance taxes for oil and gas produced in association with the production of geothermal energy. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4441 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to establish standards regarding certain pipelines and appurtenant facilities. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 4448 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to fuel quality testing. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 4496 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to the ad valorem tax situs of certain portable drilling rigs and associated equipment. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4654 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to regulate the drilling of oil and gas wells. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4667 81-0 (2009) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the amount and use of the coastal protection fee. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4668 81-0 (2009) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to a fee on the importation and exportation of natural gas for coastal protection. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HCR 67 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to maintain state regulatory coverage of hydraulic fracturing. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 183 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Urging Congress to reject provisions of President Barack Obama's budget that would eliminate certain deductions presently available to the oil and natural gas exploration industry. House: Energy Resources Signed by the Governor
SB 483 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to the establishment of incentives by this state for the implementation of certain projects to capture and sequester in geological formations carbon dioxide that would otherwise be emitted into the atmosphere. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 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 645 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the production and taxation of renewable diesel fuel. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 656 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to notice of an application for a permit to dispose of oil and gas waste in a commercial disposal well; creating an offense. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 686 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Orr, Rob
Relating to the installation, maintenance, or operation of natural gas pipelines on state highways and highway and county road rights-of-way. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 752 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to a restriction on the formation in which certain commercial disposal wells permitted by the Railroad Commission of Texas may inject oil and gas waste. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 894 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to municipal investment of public funds received from the management and development of mineral rights. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 902 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to restrictions on the release into the air of natural gas and associated vapors from a gas well. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 949 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the ad valorem tax situs of certain portable drilling rigs and associated equipment. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 997 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the administration of and exemptions from the gas production tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1154 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of landmen by the Texas Real Estate Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 1378 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the responsibility of oil and gas well operators with regard to plugging inactive oil or gas wells and to ensuring the proper connection of electric lines. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 1387 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the implementation of projects involving the capture, injection, sequestration, or geologic storage of carbon dioxide. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1658 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to an increase in the fee for natural gas pipeline safety inspections. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1679 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of a common purchaser that transports natural gas by pipeline to use a public right-of-way for a pipeline. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1749 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the authority of a gas corporation to use a public right-of-way. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1823 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the state's statutory and contractual liens to secure the payment of unpaid royalty and other amounts due under oil and gas leases of state land. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1907 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the requirements regarding reporting by a common carrier or pipeline owner or operator of contamination. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1908 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to safety and financial responsibility in the operating of oil and gas wells; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2005 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the exemption of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities from motor fuel taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2055 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to safety rules for gas pipeline facilities and public awareness. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2089 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to protections provided by the Department of Agriculture for certain consumers; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2143 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to determine whether certain transporters of natural or synthetic gas are gas utilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2170 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the amount and use of certain fees imposed in connection with oil and gas activities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 2355 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation of the pipeline safety fund. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 2401 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to detecting and repairing leakage from natural gas pipelines. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 2402 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate the exploration for and development and production of natural gas; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 2557 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 37 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the retail sale of temperature-adjusted gasoline and diesel fuel. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 375 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the development of a state strategy for increasing the availability of low-emission automotive fuels for Texas drivers. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 521 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to notice of an application for a permit to dispose of oil and gas waste in a commercial disposal well; creating an offense. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 596 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the retail sale of temperature-adjusted gasoline and diesel fuel. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 630 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to notice to a surface owner by an oil or gas well operator of the issuance of a permit for certain oil and gas operations. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 913 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the ad valorem tax situs of certain portable drilling rigs. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 1170 80-0 (2007) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the regulation and limitation of liability of persons engaged in certain liquefied petroleum gas-related activities, including requirements concerning consumer safety notification. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 1558 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the assessment of damages and award of costs and fees in condemnations of property in particular areas by certain common carriers. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1559 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the assessment of damages and award of costs and fees in the condemnation of property by certain common carriers. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1592 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the labeling requirement for fuel pumps dispensing certain gasoline and ethanol mixtures. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1659 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to procedures in an eminent domain proceeding initiated by certain common carriers. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1904 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the financial security requirements for operators of oil and gas wells. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1927 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the liability of manufacturers or sellers of fuel additives and components and fuels. House: Civil Practices Postponed
HB 1956 80-0 (2007) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the financial responsibility requirements applicable to owners or operators of underground storage tanks. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1967 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the regulation as common carriers of certain owners, operators, or managers of pipelines for the transportation of feedstock for carbon gasification, the products of carbon gasification, or the derivative products of carbon gasification. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2240 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to severance tax credits for qualifying low-producing wells. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2394 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the tax credit for enhanced efficiency equipment installed on certain wells. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2417 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the responsibility for and management of the fuel ethanol and biodiesel production incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2982 80-0 (2007) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the ad valorem tax appraisal of oil or gas interests. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 3168 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to incentives for and the regulation of biofuel production and distribution in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Record vote
HB 3273 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the powers and duties of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing an administrative penalty. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3385 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the use of certain state money for costs related to the relocation to the city of Austin, Texas, of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission and for the support of that commission. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3431 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the use of anthropogenic carbon dioxide in the recovery of oil. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 3554 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the program for the regulation and remediation of underground and aboveground storage tanks. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 3708 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to underground natural gas storage facilities in Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3739 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to fees on the delivery of certain petroleum products. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4050 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the creation of the Wise County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
SB 714 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to reports regarding certain water wells required by a groundwater conservation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 715 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to notice of an application for a permit to dispose of oil and gas waste in a commercial disposal well; creating an offense. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from schedule
SB 764 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the deceptive trade practice of charging exorbitant or excessive prices for fuel during a disaster. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1013 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to regulate warning signs appurtenant to certain pipeline facilities; providing an administrative penalty. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1026 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the regulation as common carriers of certain owners, operators, or managers of pipelines for the transportation of feedstock for carbon gasification, the products of carbon gasification, or the derivative products of carbon gasification. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1140 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the regulation and limitation of liability of persons engaged in certain liquefied petroleum gas-related activities, including requirements concerning consumer safety notification. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1162 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to the ad valorem tax situs of certain portable drilling rigs and associated equipment. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1173 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the tax credit for enhanced efficiency equipment installed on certain wells. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1249 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the sale and delivery of certain motor fuels. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1335 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to notice to a surface owner by an oil or gas well operator of the issuance of a permit for certain oil and gas operations. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1337 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to incentives for biofuel production, distribution, and use in this state. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1574 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas of the use of the surface of land in connection with certain activities associated with the exploration, development, or production of oil or gas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1592 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the requirements regarding reporting by a common carrier or pipeline owner or operator of contamination and to the composition of the oil-field cleanup fund. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1670 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to certificates of compliance issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas to owners or operators of certain wells subject to the jurisdiction of the commission. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1692 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the reimbursement from the Petroleum Storage Tank Remediation Account and relating to the fee on delivery of certain petroleum products. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1816 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to a sales tax exemption for the reuse and recycling of wastewater used for oil and gas activities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 347 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the authority of a county to charge a fee for approving and directing the laying of certain pipes or pipelines. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 380 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to oil and gas well plugging insurance policies. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 471 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to the authority of a gas utility to implement a rate change by posting a bond. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 473 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to examinations for licenses to engage in certain liquefied petroleum gas-related activities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 474 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the duty of a gas utility to report certain transactions to the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 475 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to the exemption of the sale of certain liquefied petroleum gas containers from the liquefied petroleum gas-related activities for which a person is required to obtain a license from the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 484 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the filing of electric logs with the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 753 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to notice to surface owners of oil and gas exploration and production operations. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 760 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to fees for registration and inspection of certain fuel measuring and dispensing devices. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 821 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the regulation of transportation services for natural gas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 872 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the rates and fees related to pipeline inspection and gas utility services. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 987 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to costs incurred by certain persons in relation to complaints filed with the Railroad Commission of Texas against gas utilities. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1161 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the provision of certain information to owners of oil or gas royalty interests by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1162 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the training, examination, and seminar attendance requirements for applicants for or holders of licenses or registrations to perform certain activities pertaining to compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1202 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to severance tax credits for continued production from certain low-producing gas wells and oil leases. House: Energy Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1329 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the authority of a city to take certain actions with regard to certain pipelines. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1512 79-0 (2005) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to a requirement that the Bureau of Economic Geology of The University of Texas at Austin conduct a study of the East Texas Oil Field. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1564 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the use of money in the oil-field cleanup fund. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1766 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to exemptions from and reductions to the gas production tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1987 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of underground and aboveground storage tanks. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
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 2054 79-0 (2005) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the regulation of gas production by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2055 79-0 (2005) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the regulation of oil production by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2083 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to regulation of gas gathering by utilities. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2160 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to the Texas Energy Education Council; authorizing the imposition of an assessment on producers of oil, gas, and condensate. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2161 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the power of the Railroad Commission of Texas to adopt and enforce safety standards and practices applicable to the transportation by pipeline of certain substances and to certain pipeline facilities, the provision of severance tax credits and exemptions and other incentives and procedures for producing oil or gas from certain wells or plugging wells, and the procedure for computing severance taxes in connection with certain gas sales; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 2172 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to eligibility for a license or registration for an exemption to engage in liquefied petroleum gas-related activities and to disciplinary action against licensees and registrants. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2399 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to liability for damages caused by a leak from or a malfunction or the improper operation or modification of a liquefied petroleum gas system or related equipment. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2439 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to the enforcement of the laws governing plugging of abandoned oil and gas wells and preventing, controlling, or cleaning up oil and gas wastes or other substances or materials regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2440 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas of activities associated with multiple accumulations of hydrocarbons from which production by commingling of hydrocarbons is authorized. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2455 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the elements of the criminal offense of discharging used oil into water in the state. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2482 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to the financial security requirements for certain operators of oil and gas wells. House: Energy Resources Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2586 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to a requirement that a common carrier or pipeline owner or operator report contamination. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2881 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Bill Relating to remedies for environmental injuries caused by oil- and gas-related activities under the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2980 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to incentives for operators to assume regulatory responsibility for orphaned oil or gas wells; providing penalties. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2983 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to encouraging production from oil wells. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2984 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the composition of and use of money in the oil-field cleanup fund. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 2986 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to the informal resolution of certain proceedings conducted by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Postponed
HB 3128 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to funding of coastal erosion response activities and the coastal management program; imposing a fee. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3219 79-0 (2005) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to a requirement that the Bureau of Economic Geology of The University of Texas at Austin conduct a study of the East Texas Oil Field, a natural resource of the Texas-Louisiana border region. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3248 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the funding of coastal erosion response activities and the coastal management program; imposing surcharges and fees. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3251 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the funding of the coastal protection fund and the use of money in the fund. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HCR 225 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Recalling H.B. No. 872 from the Secretary of the Senate. Signed by the Governor
HCR 227 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Recalling H.B. No. 872 from the senate to the house for further consideration. Filed
HCR 243 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Instructing the enrolling clerk to make technical corrections to S.B. No. 1863. Filed
HCR 249 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections to S.B. No. 1863. Filed
HCR 250 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections to S.B. No. 1863. Received from the House
HR 1242 79-0 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Directing the Office of the Attorney General of Texas to conduct a study to ensure that high gasoline prices in Texas are not the result of consumer fraud and to provide information to help Texas consumers find the lowest possible price for gasoline in their community. House: Ways & Means Reported enrolled
HR 2267 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1863. Reported enrolled
SB 372 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to fees for registration and inspection of certain fuel measuring and dispensing devices. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 480 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to the authority of a city to take certain actions with regard to certain pipelines. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 485 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the regulation of underground and aboveground storage tanks. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 575 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to notice to a surface owner by an oil or gas well operator of certain oil and gas operations. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Energy 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 828 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the eligibility of certain property owners to file a late notice of protest with an appraisal review board. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/06
SB 949 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the informal resolution of certain proceedings conducted by the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1130 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to a requirement that a common carrier or pipeline owner or operator report contamination. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 1166 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to the enforcement of the laws governing plugging of abandoned oil and gas wells and preventing, controlling, or cleaning up oil and gas wastes or other substances or materials regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas and to incentives for continued production from certain oil and gas wells; providing penalties. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1170 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the regulation of gas production by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1175 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the regulation of oil and gas production by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1297 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to the elements of the criminal offense of discharging used oil into water in the state. 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 1366 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to implementing a clean coal project in this state. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1385 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to encouraging production from gas and oil wells. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1511 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to liability for damages caused by a leak from or a malfunction or the improper operation or modification of a liquefied petroleum gas system or related equipment. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 1634 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the Texas Energy Education Council; authorizing the imposition of an assessment on producers of oil, gas, and condensate. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1698 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to fees and penalties for oil and gas operations. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 1755 79-0 (2005) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to costs incurred by certain persons in relation to complaints filed with the Railroad Commission of Texas against gas utilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1863 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities; providing a penalty. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SCR 6 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: West, George
Memoralizing Congress to establish a domestic energy policy to ensure an adequate supply of natural gas, the appropriate infrastructure, promote greater energy efficiency, and open new areas for environmentally responsible natural gas production. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Signed by the Governor
SR 1084 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1863. Reported enrolled
HB 125 79-3 (2006) Author: West, George Relating to the ad valorem tax situs of certain portable drilling rigs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 2 79-3 (2006) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the ownership and use of carbon dioxide captured by a clean coal project. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HB 183 78-0 (2003) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to a requirement that the Bureau of Economic Geology of The University of Texas at Austin conduct a study of the East Texas Oil Field. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 666 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to value-added processing of agricultural goods into fuel ethanol and biodiesel and the fuel ethanol and biodiesel incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 777 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to value-added processing of agricultural goods into fuel ethanol and biodiesel and the fuel ethanol and biodiesel incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Considered in Calendars
HB 942 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to certain bond requirements for persons engaged in certain activities under the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas other than the ownership or operation of wells. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1110 78-0 (2003) Author: Luna, Vilma | et. al. Relating to the funding of the coastal protection fund and the use of money in the fund. House: Energy Resources No action taken in committee
HB 1185 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the contents of a plan for the assessment or testing of a pipeline. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1193 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the annual gas utility report made by the Railroad Commission of Texas to the governor. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1195 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the fee for a reissued certificate of compliance for an oil lease or gas well. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1402 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George Relating to oil spill prevention and response. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1436 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to fees credited to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1512 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to meetings to exchange information regarding emergency management plans relating to pipeline safety. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1575 78-0 (2003) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to cost-based transportation rates for natural gas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1594 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to requirements for emergency response plans relating to pipeline safety. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 1803 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to surface use planning and restoration for oil and gas mineral leases. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1843 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George Relating to notice requirements for and risk assessment and prevention in relation to construction around a pipeline facility. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1931 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to pipeline safety emergency response plans and the requirements governing notification of pipeline construction and operation. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1942 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George Relating to incentives to encourage gas utilities to invest in new infrastructure. House: Regulated Industries Considered in Calendars
HB 2020 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to financial security requirements for certain persons performing operations within the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 2021 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the bankruptcy notice required to be filed by a regulated oil and gas entity. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2272 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George Relating to the filing of financial security by entities engaging in oil and gas exploration and production related activities. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2301 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Elizabeth
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the collection of oil-field cleanup regulatory fees. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2367 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to customers of the state power program. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 2613 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Bill
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to liens on stored hydrocarbons at sites and facilities that have not been timely cleaned up. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2654 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to clarification of certain exemptions from requirements of pipeline assessment and testing. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2689 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the practice of law. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2745 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the review and approval by the General Land Office of energy acquisition contracts entered into by certain public retail customers. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2758 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the use of fuel-saving technologies by certain state agency vehicles. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2766 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to requiring a permit to conduct geochemical or geophysical exploration activities along certain roadways; providing penalties. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2846 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the authority of the State Office of Administrative Hearings to conduct certain hearings over which the Railroad Commission of Texas has jurisdiction. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2878 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to transportation rates between a gas utility or municipally owned utility and a state agency. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2956 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Elizabeth Relating to a franchise tax credit for oil and gas producers that make financial contributions to institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HB 3140 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to requiring the operator of an oil or gas well to file with the chief appraiser of an appraisal district a plat that identifies and shows the location of related flow lines. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3368 78-0 (2003) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the Texas Energy Resource Council. House: Energy Resources No action taken in committee
HB 3444 78-0 (2003) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to gas transportation service for a state agency. House: Energy Resources Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .
HB 3470 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the type of action for forfeiture the state may bring and the items subject to forfeiture under Chapter 115, Natural Resources Code. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3471 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to jurisdiction over a suit for damages brought by a landowner or producer of oil or gas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HR 1772 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1952. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 506 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requiring, as a condition of eligibility to bid on an oil, gas, or other mineral lease on certain state land, a plan for procuring goods and services from or participating with historically underutilized businesses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 619 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to oil spill prevention and response. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 839 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to gas transportation service for a state agency. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1201 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to customers of the state power program. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1208 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to cost based transportation rates for natural gas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1271 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: West, George | et. al.
Relating to incentives to encourage gas utilities to invest in new infrastructure. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1376 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to surface use planning and restoration for oil and gas mineral leases. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1385 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the bankruptcy notice required to be filed by a regulated oil and gas entity. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1386 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the filing of financial security by entities engaging in oil and gas exploration and production related activities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1408 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to financial security requirements for certain persons performing operations within the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1438 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to costs incurred by certain persons in relation to complaints filed with the Railroad Commission of Texas against gas utilities. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1484 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to the acceptance of organization reports and permit applications and approval of certificates of compliance by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1754 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the clarification of certain requirements regarding pipeline assessment, testing, and safety. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1792 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the price to beat fuel factor adjustment. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1952 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Swinford, David | et. al.
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Rules suspended
SB 1954 78-0 (2003) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to a requirement that the Bureau of Economic Geology of The University of Texas at Austin conduct a study of the East Texas Oil Field. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
HB 34 78-1 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to financial security requirements for certain persons performing operations within the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 102 78-1 (2003) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to a requirement that the Bureau of Economic Geology of The University of Texas at Austin conduct a study of the East Texas Oil Field. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 52 78-4 (2003) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to the provision of financial assurance for plugging certain oil and gas wells. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 735 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Tracy Relating to providing mandatory venue for a civil action arising under an oil and gas lease. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 736 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the time that certain causes of action arising out of or relating to interests in an oil and gas lease accrue. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 788 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to a study of certain effects of fuel ethanol and biodiesel production in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 981 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to oil and gas royalty reporting standards. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 1241 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the purchase of diesel fuel by certain persons using a signed statement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1317 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to financial security requirements for certain oil well operators. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 1426 77-0 (2001) Author: Shields, John
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the repeal of an obsolete provision authorizing a temporary reduction of the royalty rate on gas produced from certain state land. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1850 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to audits regarding oil and gas produced from certain state land. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1857 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the authority of a person to transport petroleum products in a pipeline system. House: Energy Resources Subcommittee members named
HB 1858 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the authority of certain limited partnerships to engage as common carriers in the pipeline business. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1897 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the criminal penalty for violations relating to handling used oil. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2131 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Tracy Relating to certain matters regarding oil and gas regulation, including fees, plugging of wells, required financial security, and offenses. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2151 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the authority of local governments to aggregate, purchase, and sell energy and natural gas. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2436 77-0 (2001) Author: Merritt, Tommy
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to a requirement that the Bureau of Economic Geology of The University of Texas at Austin conduct a study of the East Texas Oil Field. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2563 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the requirement that certain facilities that sell motor vehicle fuel provide air and water for motor vehicles; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2649 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to prohibiting the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission from imposing controls more stringent than federal controls on motor fuel content. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2687 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the program for the regulation and remediation of underground and aboveground storage tanks. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2718 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the recovery of certain relocation costs by a gas utility. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2725 77-0 (2001) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in the sale of portable cylinders containing liquefied petroleum gas. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2806 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to disconnection of natural gas service. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2819 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David Relating to a prohibition on the sale of gasoline containing methyl tertiary butyl ether and a requirement for the substitution of gasoline containing ethanol for use in certain nonattainment areas. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2820 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David Relating to a prohibition on the sale of gasoline containing methyl tertiary butyl ether and a requirement for the substitution of gasoline containing ethyl tertiary butyl ether or ethanol for use in certain nonattainment areas. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2841 77-0 (2001) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2872 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the emergency cleanup of oil and gas wastes or other substances or materials by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3018 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3021 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the definitions of "hazardous waste" and "oil and gas hazardous waste" for use in environmental regulation and enforcement. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3070 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to authorizing plans for unit operations for oil or oil and gas production. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3089 77-0 (2001) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio Relating to requiring notice of intent to drill, requirement for surety deposit and negotiation of surface damages. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3099 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David Relating to the extension of existing severance tax incentives to maintain existing levels of production of natural gas and crude oil. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3217 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the voluntary cleanup program of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3218 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the statutory lien that arises when an abandoned well has not been timely plugged. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3219 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to testing liquefied petroleum gas systems in certain school facilities. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3220 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the composition and use of the oil-field cleanup fund. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
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 3426 77-0 (2001) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the transfer of responsibility for responding to and cleaning up certain oil discharges in coastal areas to the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3427 77-0 (2001) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the composition of the oil-field cleanup fund, the amounts of certain fees deposited to the credit of the fund, and the use of money in the fund. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3429 77-0 (2001) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to a transfer of the Railroad Commission of Texas' powers and duties regarding regulation of gas utilities to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3431 77-0 (2001) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to a prohibition on the operation of a waterborne craft fueled by gasoline containing methyl tertiary butyl ether on any surface water body. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3432 77-0 (2001) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the establishment of a program for the training of oil and gas extraction workers at Texas A&M International University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HR 1399 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1317. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 5 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 290 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to providing mandatory venue for a civil action arising under an oil and gas lease. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 291 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to oil and gas royalty reporting standards. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 310 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 344 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the rates of the gas and oil severance taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 422 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the time that certain causes of action arising out of or relating to interests in an oil and gas lease accrue. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 868 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the repeal of an obsolete provision authorizing a temporary reduction of the royalty rate on gas produced from certain state land. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 946 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the statutory lien that arises when an abandoned well has not been timely plugged. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 947 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the composition and use of the oil-field cleanup fund. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 948 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the testing of liquefied petroleum gas piping systems in school facilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 996 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the authority of local governments to aggregate, purchase, and sell energy and natural gas. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1015 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in the sale of portable cylinders containing liquefied petroleum gas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1019 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to certain matters regarding oil and gas regulation, including fees, plugging of wells, required financial security, and offenses. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1334 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the voluntary cleanup program of the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1338 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to regulate oil and gas NORM waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1400 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the statute of limitations for actions arising under certain oil and gas leases. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1549 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to certain offers made to purchase mineral or royalty interests. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1552 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the powers and duties of groundwater conservation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1750 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to authorizing plans for unit operations for oil or oil and gas production. Senate: Natural Resources Testimony taken in committee
SB 1792 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the Natural Gas Policy Act application fee. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Energy Resources
SCR 34 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Expressing support for the Minerals Management Service to proceed with the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) lease in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 75 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 310. Signed by the Governor
HB 590 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to the repeal of the expiration of certain fees imposed by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 603 76-0 (1999) Author: Siebert, Bill | et. al. Relating to the abolition of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and to the transfer of its powers and duties to the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 615 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the regulation of liquefied petroleum gas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 989 76-0 (1999) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to a temporary exemption from the severance tax for oil and gas produced from wells under certain market conditions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1164 76-0 (1999) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to an exemption from the severance tax for oil and gas produced from certain wells under certain market conditions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1310 76-0 (1999) Author: Merritt, Tommy | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the severance tax for oil produced from low-producing wells. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1335 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to repealing the occupation tax on oil well service. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1522 76-0 (1999) Author: Siebert, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to prompt payment requirements for work performed by contractors and subcontractors on certain real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1552 76-0 (1999) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to taxpayer protests relating to the appraisal of certain pooled or unitized mineral interests. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/00
HB 1624 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to authorizing plans for unit operations for oil or oil and gas production. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1782 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the reporting of natural gas volumes. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1985 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to recovery of certain relocation costs by a gas utility. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1989 76-0 (1999) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to certain transactions by a gas utility. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2104 76-0 (1999) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to a tax exemption for hydrocarbon production from certain inactive oil and gas leases returned to production. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2261 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to testing natural gas piping in certain school facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2449 76-0 (1999) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to the period during which the School Land Board may reduce the royalty rate under certain oil and gas leases. House: Energy Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2465 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the powers of a limited liability company. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2549 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the state's artificial reef plan. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2615 76-0 (1999) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the application of the oil and gas severance taxes to high-cost gas production and inactive oil and gas leases. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
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 2815 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the petroleum storage tank program; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2816 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the fee on delivery of certain petroleum products and to the petroleum storage tank remediation account. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2853 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the provision of insurance for mutual indemnity obligations in certain mineral agreements. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 3003 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the recovery by the Railroad Commission of Texas of well plugging and oil field cleanup costs incurred by the commission. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3004 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the lien of the Railroad Commission of Texas on well-site equipment to secure the cost of plugging an oil or gas well. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3005 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the reimbursement of the Railroad Commission of Texas for costs incurred by the commission in relation to violations relating to safety or the prevention or control of pollution. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3006 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the imposition of an administrative penalty by the Railroad Commission of Texas for taking certain actions regarding false applications, reports, and documents and for tampering with gauges. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3312 76-0 (1999) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the transfer of responsibility for responding to and cleaning up certain oil discharges in coastal areas to the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3444 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the deposit to the credit of the oil-field cleanup fund of certain fees and penalties collected by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3476 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the testing of LP-gas piping systems in school facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 3482 76-0 (1999) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the time that certain causes of action arising out of or relating to interests in an oil and gas lease accrue. House: Civil Practices Considered in Calendars
HB 3696 76-0 (1999) Author: Hawley, Judy
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the approval of assignments of oil and gas leases covering certain state land. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3719 76-0 (1999) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to collection of fees on the delivery of certain petroleum productions, the allocation of fees on the delivery of certain petroleum products to the oil-field cleanup fund, the reduction of certain fees by the Railroad Commission of Texas, the use of money in the oil-field cleanup fund to implement the provisions of Chapter 40 of the Natural Resources Code that relate to activities under the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas, and the repeal of the expiration of certain fees imposed by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3751 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the creation of an administrative penalty for certain violations relating to the production of oil and gas. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3752 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the activities permitted under certain liquefied petroleum gas licenses. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HCR 59 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Memorializing congress to pass the Conservation and Reinvestment Act of 1999. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 115 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to the repeal of the expiration of certain fees imposed by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 290 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Relating to a temporary exemption from the severance tax for oil and gas produced from wells under certain market conditions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 741 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to recovery of certain relocation costs by a gas utility. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 792 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to a requirement that a payor of the proceeds from the sale of gas produced from certain gas wells furnish certain information to the payee. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 812 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the recovery by the Railroad Commission of Texas of well plugging and oil field cleanup costs incurred by the commission. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 813 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the lien of the Railroad Commission of Texas on well-site equipment to secure the cost of plugging an oil or gas well. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 814 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the reimbursement of the Railroad Commission of Texas for costs incurred by the commission in relation to violations relating to safety or the prevention or control of pollution. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 815 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the imposition of an administrative penalty by the Railroad Commission of Texas for taking certain actions regarding false applications, reports, and documents and for tampering with gauges. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 816 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to certain transactions by a gas utility. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 945 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the powers of a limited liability company. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1070 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the creation of an administrative penalty for certain violations relating to the production of oil and gas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1184 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the activities permitted under certain liquefied petroleum gas licenses. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1295 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to testing natural gas piping in certain school facilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1296 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the testing of LP-gas piping systems in school facilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1299 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the petroleum storage tank program; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1312 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the accrual of causes of actions arising out of interests in oil and gas leases: Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1403 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the deposit to the credit of the oil-field cleanup fund of certain fees and penalties collected by the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1459 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David Relating to the abolishment of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the transfer of its powers and duties to the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1471 76-0 (1999) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to the regulation of gasoline volatility and sulfur content. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1731 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy
Relating to the period during which the School Land Board may reduce the royalty rate under certain oil and gas leases. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1821 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to authorizing plans for unit operations for oil or oil and gas production. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 655 75-0 (1997) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to a tax exemption for hydrocarbon production from certain inactive oil and gas leases returned to production. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1127 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to providing that the Railroad Commission of Texas be governed by a single elected railroad commissioner. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1178 75-0 (1997) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the applicability of production limitations to certain marginal gas wells. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1179 75-0 (1997) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the application of the oil production tax to new or expanded enhanced recovery projects. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1180 75-0 (1997) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to a limitation of liability of a licensed installer or servicer of a liquefied petroleum gas system in a motor vehicle. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1325 75-0 (1997) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the alternative fuels program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1354 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to authorizing plans for unit operations for oil and gas production. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1428 75-0 (1997) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Galloway, Michael
Relating to the creation and operation of a commission to coordinate the celebration of the centennial of the discovery of the Spindletop Oil Field. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1607 75-0 (1997) Author: Moffat, Nancy | et. al. Relating to the classification of certain liquefied petroleum gas activities; insurance requirements for liquefied petroleum gas, compressed natural gas, and liquefied natural gas licensees; and registration and transfer fees for liquefied petroleum gas, compressed natural gas, and liquefied natural gas transportation vehicles. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1611 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the testing of natural gas piping systems in school district facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1665 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to disclosure of the location of certain subsurface conditions by a person who is selling unimproved real property to be used for residential purposes. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1681 75-0 (1997) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the sale and delivery of certain motor fuel; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1730 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the responsibility for the plugging of an oil or gas well. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1743 75-0 (1997) Author: Torres, Gerard Relating to the repeal of the in-state need lease restriction on the sale of casinghead gas or natural gas out of the state. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1839 75-0 (1997) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the location of facilities that store bulk fuel. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1958 75-0 (1997) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to the imposition, collection, and administration of LPG delivery fees. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1999 75-0 (1997) Author: Merritt, Tommy
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the disposition by the Railroad Commission of Texas of well-site equipment from a wellbore transferred to the Texas Experimental Research and Recovery Activity. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2460 75-0 (1997) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to transferring all powers and duties of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the comptroller of public accounts. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2465 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to tax exemptions for motor vehicles propelled by liquefied gas or other clean burning alternative fuels. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2691 75-0 (1997) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to a requirement that the Railroad Commission of Texas conduct a study of the East Texas Oil Field. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2981 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to notice to a payee of a change in the payor of oil or gas proceeds. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3138 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the status of certain oil and gas workers or services providers as independent contractors. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3162 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the payment of a fee by commercial users to the Railroad Commission of Texas for the purchase of oil and gas data maintained in digital formats. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3194 75-0 (1997) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the construction and operation of certain sour gas pipeline facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3221 75-0 (1997) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to registration and reporting requirements for certain persons who handle used oil. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3268 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to electricity produced from state owned land or through conversion of state owned natural gas. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 3274 75-0 (1997) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the regulation of used oil filters. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3421 75-0 (1997) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to motor vehicles propelled by liquefied gas. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3471 75-0 (1997) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the administration of oil overcharge funds. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3489 75-0 (1997) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the imposition of fees on certain pipelines. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3490 75-0 (1997) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the Texas Experimental Research and Recovery Activity (TERRA) of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3491 75-0 (1997) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to tax exemptions on oil and gas production: House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 319 75-0 (1997) Author: Merritt, Tommy Recommending that the Railroad Commission of Texas conduct a study of measures that should be taken to maximize the ultimate recovery of oil and gas from the East Texas Oil Field. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HJR 68 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the Railroad Commission of Texas is governed by a single elected railroad commissioner. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 78 75-0 (1997) Author: West, George Proposing a constitutional amendment creating a panel with authority to approve the release of the state's interest in land that is held by a person in good faith under color of title. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
SB 112 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the punishment and sentencing for persons convicted of certain oil-field thefts. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 126 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to a tax exemption for hydrocarbon production from certain inactive oil and gas leases returned to production. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 445 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the status of certain oil and gas workers or services providers as independent contractors. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 582 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to the application of the oil production tax to new or expanded enhanced recovery projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 632 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to payment of a nonrefundable annual fee in lieu of a bond or other form of financial security required of a person applying for or acting under a railroad commission permit to store, handle, treat, reclaim, or dispose of oil and gas waste. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 634 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Moffat, Nancy
Relating to the classification of certain liquefied petroleum gas activities; insurance requirements for liquefied petroleum gas, compressed natural gas, and liquefied natural gas licensees; and registration and transfer fees for liquefied petroleum gas, compressed natural gas, and liquefied natural gas transportation vehicles. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 635 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to the use of money in the oil-field cleanup fund to conduct a site investigation or environmental assessment and to the recovery of costs incurred for that purpose. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 638 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Turner, Bob
Relating to the responsibility for the plugging of an oil or gas well. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 639 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Merritt, Tommy
Relating to acceptance, approval, or revocation by the Railroad Commission of Texas of organization reports, applications for permits, or certificates of compliance. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 640 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the definition of invested capital for determining gas utility rates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 665 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Horn, Jim
Relating to the sale and delivery of certain motor fuel; providing criminal, administrative, and civil penalties. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 681 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the alternative fuels program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 847 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to a limitation of liability of a licensed installer or servicer of a liquefied petroleum gas system in a motor vehicle. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 925 75-0 (1997) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy
Relating to the imposition, collection, and administration of LPG delivery fees. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 963 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the testing of natural gas piping systems in school district facilities. Senate: Education Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 988 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to reports required from certain producers and purchasers of oil. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1150 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to registration and reporting requirements pursuant to the collection, management, and recycling of used oil. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1440 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to tax exemptions on, and the use of certain revenues from taxes on, oil and gas production. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1481 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to prerequisites to sale of certain natural gas outside the state. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1487 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Torres, Gerard
Relating to the repeal of the in-state need lease restriction on the sale of casinghead gas or natural gas out of the state. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1545 75-0 (1997) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the payment for proceeds derived from the sale of oil or condensate from an oil or gas well located in this state. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 1711 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the transfer of responsibility for responding to and cleaning up certain oil discharges in coastal areas to the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1713 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the Texas Experimental Research and Recovery Activity (TERRA) of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 1716 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to electricity produced from state-owned land or through conversion of state-owned natural gas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1768 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Relating to the abolition of the Public Utility Commission of Texas amd to the transfer of its powers and duties to the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1891 75-0 (1997) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the payment of a fee by commercial users to the Railroad Commission of Texas for the purchase of oil and gas data maintained in digital formats. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1906 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the administration of oil overcharge funds. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1908 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the repeal of Natural Resources Code, section 40.053 (b). Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1911 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Oakley, Keith
Relating to interstate natural gas pipeline facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1912 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Oakley, Keith
Relating to hazardous liquid or carbon dioxide pipeline facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1954 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the regulation of used oil filter containers. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SR 948 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Allowing the Railroad Commission of Texas to not require disclosure or reporting of contractual information relating to natural gas gathering or transportation activities. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HB 144 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to a refund of certain taxes paid on motor fuel by the holder of a liquefied gas tax decal permit. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 346 74-0 (1995) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al. Relating to the alternative fuels program; the adoption of certain regulations to encourage and require the use of alternative fuels; the purchase, financing, lease, or conversion of motor vehicles by school districts, local governments, private fleet operators, and local (and certain mass) transit authorities and districts to assure the use of alternative fuels. House: Environmental Regulation Coauthor Authorized
HB 398 74-0 (1995) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the eligibility of certain high-cost gas for a reduction of the gas production tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 421 74-0 (1995) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to allocating a portion of revenue from the oil and gas severance taxes to counties for road maintenance and improvement. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 676 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to a tax exemption for hydrocarbon production from certain inactive oil and gas leases returned to production. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Returned from the House for further action
HB 683 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to an exemption from the oil and gas production taxes for marginal oil and gas wells and to the promotion of the drilling of new oil and gas wells. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 684 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to an exemption from the oil and gas production taxes for certain marginal oil leases remaining in production; providing a civil penalty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 704 74-0 (1995) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the oil and gas production taxes for certain inactive oil and gas wells returned to production; providing a civil penalty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 836 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the appraisal of oil and gas property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 843 74-0 (1995) Author: Alexander, Clyde | et. al. Relating to the regulation of petroleum storage tanks. House: Appropriations
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 942 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to an exemption from the oil and gas production taxes for certain horizontally drilled wells; providing a civil penalty. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 955 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to charges for sales of motor vehicle fuel involving certain means of payment; providing a criminal penalty. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 1226 74-0 (1995) Author: Torres, Gerard
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of liquefied petroleum gas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1237 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to certain credits against severance taxes for the use of 3-D seismic technology. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1238 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to an exemption from the oil and gas production taxes for certain hydrocarbons produced as a result of a production enhancement project; providing a civil penalty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1328 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to tax credits for the discovery of new oil and gas fields. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1406 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the gas production tax for high cost gas. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1407 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to applications for oil and gas permits and revocation of permits, certificates of compliance, and organization reports filed with the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1441 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the financing of alternative fuels projects by the Texas Public Finance Authority on behalf of state agencies and certain political subdivisions of the state. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1442 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to receive and administer gifts, grants, and donations. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1476 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the determination of the electrical load of an oil or gas field or lease. House: Energy Resources Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 1477 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the selection of electrical service provided to an oil or gas field, lease, or well. House: Energy Resources Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 1526 74-0 (1995) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to indemnity provisions in certain agreements. House: Civil Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 1591 74-0 (1995) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the location of facilities that store bulk fuel. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1593 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to payment for the proceeds of oil or gas production. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1686 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation of adulterated or mislabeled petroleum products and to an increase in the motor vehicle safety inspection fee to pay the cost of the regulation; providing a penalty. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1715 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the determination of electric prices for certain customers, including operators of marginal wells. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1786 74-0 (1995) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to the determination of reservoir market demand for natural gas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1892 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to an exemption from the oil and gas production taxes for certain oil and gas wells and to the promotion of the drilling of new oil and gas wells; providing civil penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 1982 74-0 (1995) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas over pipeline safety. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2039 74-0 (1995) Author: Cook, John
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to plugging notices of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2090 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to incentives for motor vehicles propelled by liquefied gas. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2091 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to incentives for mass transit authority motor vehicles propelled by liquefied gas. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2092 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to clean-fuel vehicle sales tax exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2111 74-0 (1995) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to permitting the creation of gas marketing cooperative corporations under the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2477 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom | et. al.
Relating to authorizing the School Land Board to allow owners of the soil to waive agency rights and to lease oil, gas, and other minerals in, on, and under mineral classified lands. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2520 74-0 (1995) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the sale of certain motor fuel; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2577 74-0 (1995) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to collection and recycling of used oil and oil filters. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2578 74-0 (1995) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to abolishing the fee on the sale of automotive oil. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2587 74-0 (1995) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain aboveground and underground storage tanks and the regulation of underground storage tank installers; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2612 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the appraisal of interests in oil and gas properties for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2692 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a tax on oil and natural gas refiners and the use of the revenue generated from the tax for educational enhancement. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2731 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to oil and gas production research and information, including the Texas Experimental Research and Recovery Activity; providing administrative, civil, and criminal penalties. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/96
HB 2756 74-0 (1995) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to reporting ownership of mineral interests severed from the surface estate and the vesting of title by judicial proceeding to certain abandoned mineral interests. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2831 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to royalty rates applicable to certain oil and gas properties on public lands. House: Energy Resources Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2901 74-0 (1995) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the payment of royalties on oil and gas produced from state land. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3032 74-0 (1995) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the regulation of petroleum storage tanks. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3220 74-0 (1995) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the collection, management, and recycling of used oil and used oil filters. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HCR 145 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Establishing a program whereby loans are made to state agencies, local governments, counties, or special districts to finance alternative fuel projects. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
HCR 237 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Directing the RRC and Comptroller to study the effect of the statutory and regulatory framework on the energy industry and the state. Received from the House
SB 163 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to a penalty for the late payment of oil and gas royalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 164 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to royalty reporting standards for gas wells. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 200 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the alternative fuels program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 265 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to an exemption from the oil and gas production taxes for marginal oil and gas wells and to the promotion of the drilling of new oil and gas wells. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 314 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to the determination of market price of natural gas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 315 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to the testing of gas well deliverability and pressure. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 393 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: Torres, Gerard
Relating to the definition of a liquefied natural gas system. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 394 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to an exemption from the oil and gas production taxes for certain marginal oil leases remaining in production; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 396 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to the regulation of petroleum storage tanks. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 417 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to a limitation of liability of a licensed installer or servicer of a liquefied petroleum gas system in a motor vehicle. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 458 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to an exemption from the gas production tax for certain high-cost gas. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 480 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas over pipeline safety. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 550 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to receive and administer gifts, grants, and donations. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 678 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to financing of alternative fuels infrastructure by the Texas Public Finance Authority on behalf of state agencies, political subdivisions, and other eligible entities. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 721 74-0 (1995) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to certain governmental purchasing requirements for alternative fuel vehicles. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 781 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the determination of reservoir market demand for natural gas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 851 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to a tax exemption for hydrocarbon production from certain inactive oil and gas leases returned to production. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 905 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to royalty rates applicable to certain oil and gas properties on public lands. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 909 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the determination of the electrical load of an oil or gas field or lease. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 910 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the selection of electrical service provided to an oil or gas field, lease, or well. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1105 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to the operation of certain aboveground and underground storage tanks and the regulation of underground storage tank installers; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1108 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to an exemption from the oil and gas production taxes for hydrocarbons produced from wells that use new recovery techniques; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1109 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to tax credits for the discovery of new oil and gas fields. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1110 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the application of the oil production tax to new or expanded enhanced recovery projects. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1111 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to the creation and duties of the petroleum storage tank review board. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 1120 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to permitting the creation of gas marketing cooperative corporations under the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas and providing a state franchise tax exemption for such associations. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1140 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to incentives for motor vehicles propelled by liquefied gas. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1141 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to incentives for mass transit authority motor vehicles propelled by liquefied gas. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1142 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to clean-fuel vehicle sales tax exemptions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1287 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the imposition of a fee on the sale of oil filters and to oil filter recycling. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1313 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to facility response plans for hazardous liquids pipelines. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1354 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the production of oil or gas commingled from multiple stratigraphic or lenticular accumulations. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1356 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to the commingling of oil and gas production. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1357 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to surface commingling of production of oil or gas or oil and gas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1438 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Hirschi, John
Relating to the definition of a marginal gas well. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1501 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to the regulation of petroleum storage tanks. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 1538 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the remediation of, and recovery of damages for, environmental harm to real property arising from oil and gas exploration and production activities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1551 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Williamson, Richard
Relating to the repeal of certain limitations on the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to regulate production from multiple stratigraphic oil and gas reservoirs. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1565 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to used oil recycling fees and to uses of the used oil recycling fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1566 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to abolishing the fee on the sale of automotive oil. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1683 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Relating to the collection, management, and recycling of used oil and used oil filters; providing criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SCR 114 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Establishing a program whereby loans are made to state agencies, local governments, mass transit authorities, municipalities, counties, or special districts. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 679 73-0 (1993) Author: Cook, John Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to implement conservation and distribution plans for alternative fuels. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 714 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to pipeline easements granted or taken before 1960. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 843 73-0 (1993) Author: West, George Relating to the regulation of the transportation of carbon dioxide. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 844 73-0 (1993) Author: West, George Relating to the increase in civil penalties for violation of pipeline safety standards. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 863 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the marketing of motor fuel; providing penalties. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 897 73-0 (1993) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the sales and use tax on gasoline. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 925 73-0 (1993) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the appraisal of oil and gas property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 940 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to tax and other financial incentives for electric motor vehicles and motor vehicles using liquefied gas. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 952 73-0 (1993) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to apply for and receive money and other assistance for activities relating to alternative fuels research and education. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1085 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to the qualification of oil from new or expanded enhanced recovery projects for special tax rates. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1115 73-0 (1993) Author: West, George Relating to inspection of natural gas pipelines within school grounds. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1197 73-0 (1993) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to the sale or lease for oil and gas of certain public free school and asylum lands. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1339 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to allowing a limited partnership to operate as a common carrier for the transportation by pipeline of certain materials. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1376 73-0 (1993) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the date that the gas production tax is due on certain gas. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1495 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the assignment of oil and gas leases issued by the Board for Lease of University Lands. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1523 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to the filing of electric logs with the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1571 73-0 (1993) Author: Lewis, Ron | et. al. Relating to the funding of the petroleum storage tank remediation fund. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1612 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to processing a claim for payment from the petroleum storage tank remediation fund. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1645 73-0 (1993) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to judicial review of ad valorem tax appraisals of oil and gas pipelines. House: Ways & Means Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1734 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to liability of a licensed installer of certain liquefied petroleum gas systems. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1736 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to establishment of an economic limit factor for certain oil production and to oil and gas production as the result of new drilling technology. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1739 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the measurement of gas produced from certain wells. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 1938 73-0 (1993) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the creation of the Petroleum Storage Tank Advisory Committee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1974 73-0 (1993) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven | et. al.
Relating to tax credits for the discovery of new oil or gas fields. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1975 73-0 (1993) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven | et. al.
Relating to tax exemption for oil and gas wells returned to productive status after three years of inactivity. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2007 73-0 (1993) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of liquefied petroleum gas and of the inspection and testing of liquefied petroleum gas meters; providng penalties. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2008 73-0 (1993) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the regulation of compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas industry. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2051 73-0 (1993) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the regulation of adulterated or mislabeled petroleum products and to an increase in the motor vehicle safety inspection fee to pay the cost of the regulation; providing a penalty. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2239 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the regulation, inspection, and testing of liquefied petroleum gas meters; providing a criminal penalty. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2240 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the regulation, inspection, and testing of liquefied petroleum gas meters; providing a criminal penalty. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2428 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the administration of the used oil recycling fee. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2482 73-0 (1993) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to a franchise tax credit for the conversion or purchase of an alternative fuel motor vehicle. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2484 73-0 (1993) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to enforcing the duty to plug wells which have been abandoned or that have ceased operation. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2569 73-0 (1993) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the regulation of persons who take or supervise corrective actions on petroleum storage tanks. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2622 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to regulation of natural gas underground storage facilities; providing penalties. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2625 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to the sale and development of state-owned oil, gas, and other minerals. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2679 73-0 (1993) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to reduced tax rates for nominal production oil and gas wells. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2705 73-0 (1993) Author: Cook, John
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the salvage and disposition of oil and gas well-site or other facility equipment of hydrocarbons on plugging or cleanup by the state and to the oil-field cleanup fund. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/94
HB 2723 73-0 (1993) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to tax and regulatory relief as incentives for the production of certain gas that is difficult or expensive to produce and relating to a reduced oil production tax rate for oil from certain enhanced recovery projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2742 73-0 (1993) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the petroleum storage tank program. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2796 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to the collection of geological and geophysical information and data by the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing a penalty. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2822 73-0 (1993) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to the creation of consumer incentive or rebate programs for appliances and equipment fueled by alternative fuels. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 141 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to determination of demand for and volume of gas in a reservoir. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 172 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Turner, Bob
Relating to pipeline easements. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/94
SB 271 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Cook, John
Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to implement conservation and distribution plans for alternative fuels. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 272 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to apply for and receive money and other assistance for activities relating to alternative fuels research and education. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 420 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Cook, John
Relating to requiring a gas utility to refund illegal or unlawful compensation collected by the utility. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 421 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Cook, John
Relating to the requirement of notice of requests by gas utilities for rate increases and to the statutory procedures for approval and refund of temporary rates in gas utility rate cases. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 466 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Relating to the qualification of oil from new or expanded enhanced recovery projects for special tax rates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/94
SB 467 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to civil penalties for violations of pipeline safety standards. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 468 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to the regulation of the transportation of carbon dioxide. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 534 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to certain conflicts of interest for members of the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections No action taken in subcommittee
SB 548 73-0 (1993) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to judicial review of ad valorem tax appraisals of oil and gas pipelines and of electric transmission and distribution lines. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 575 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation of liquefied petroleum gas. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably as substituted
SB 576 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the regulation of compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas industry. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 640 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the assignment of oil and gas leases issued by and to meetings of the Board for Lease of University Lands. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 680 73-0 (1993) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Relating to allowing a limited partnership to operate as a common carrier for the transportation by pipeline of certain materials. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 734 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the appraisal of oil and gas properties for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
SB 735 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to an exemption from the gas and oil production taxes for gas and oil produced from discovery wells. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 736 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Smith, Dalton
Relating to the buying and selling of crude oil and natural gas commodity futures or options. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Finance
Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 737 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Earley, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the use of alternative fuels. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 779 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Relating to liability of a licensed installer or servicer of certain liquefied petroleum gas systems. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 796 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the establishment of an economic limit factor for certain oil production and to oil and gas production as the result of new drilling technology. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 844 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to tax credits for the discovery of new oil or gas fields. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 845 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to tax exemption for oil and gas wells returned to productive status after three years of inactivity. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 946 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to accept, receive and administer grants, gifts, loans or other funds for activities of the Alternative Fuels Research and Education Divisions. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 959 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to state energy efficiency and conservation programs; granting the authority to issue revenue bonds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 962 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Relating to the sale, lease, and development of state-owned oil, gas, and other minerals. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 969 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Turner, Bob
Relating to the regulation, inspection, and testing of liquefied petroleum gas meters; providing a criminal penalty. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 972 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to a penalty for the late payment of oil and gas royalties. Senate: Natural Resources Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 973 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to royalty reporting standards for gas wells. Senate: Natural Resources Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1014 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Eckels, Robert
Relating to financing alternatives for the conversion of government-owned vehicles to alternative fuels and the use of alternative fuels by those vehicles; granting the authority to issue bonds. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1071 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the requirement that school districts use buses that run on natural gas. House: Public Education
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Public Education
SB 1187 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of above ground storage tanks containing flammable liquids. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1198 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the taxation of oil well servicing under Chapters 151 and 191 of the Tax Code; providing definitions of oil well servicing and gross receipts; requiring permits for service providers. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1203 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the location of disposal wells for oil and gas waste. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1205 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the salvage and disposition of oil and gas well-site or other facility equipment or hydrocarbons on plugging or cleanup by the state. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1225 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to setting state goals, standards, and fees for used oil and solid waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Economic Development
House passage as amended reported
SB 1243 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to the receipt, management, and expenditure of funds in the state treasury and the petroleum storage tank remediation fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1244 73-0 (1993) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the use of alternative fuels; establishing a alternative fuels council, developing an alternative fuels program, and managing certain appropriated funds. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1279 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the petroleum storage tank program. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1469 73-0 (1993) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the sale, lease, and development of state-owned oil, gas, and other minerals. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1475 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the petroleum storage tank program. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SCR 38 73-0 (1993) Author: Truan, Carlos Establishing a Task Force on Local Pipeline Safety and Emergency Management. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
HB 60 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the regulation of oil and gas production and storage. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 132 72-0 (1991) Author: Shelley, Dan
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the declaration of an LP gas emergency temporarily suspending certain transportation requirements. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 439 72-0 (1991) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the railroad commission's regulation of the transportation of oil field equipment for hire when a highway between two or more municipalities is not traversed. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 453 72-0 (1991) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to the creation of presumptions for the prosecution of theft of oil field equipment. House: Energy Referred to subcommittee
HB 531 72-0 (1991) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the location and storage capacity of certain aboveground tanks and to the deregulation of storage of gasoline, diesel fuel, aviation fuel, and kerosene at certain aircraft fueling facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 608 72-0 (1991) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the appraised value of oil and gas property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in subcommittee
HB 663 72-0 (1991) Author: Laney, James Relating to economic development and the fuel alcohol incentive production program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 718 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the sale of certain petroleum products; providing civil penalties. House: Energy Referred to Energy
HB 727 72-0 (1991) Author: Repp, Glenn Relating to exemption of specified aboveground storage tanks from certain regulations. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 772 72-0 (1991) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the amount of interest on certain payments of oil or gas proceeds. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 819 72-0 (1991) Author: Laney, James Relating to economic development and the fuel alcohol incentive production program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Withdrawn from calendar
HB 1106 72-0 (1991) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to eligibility for reimbursement from the petroleum storage tank remediation fund. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1111 72-0 (1991) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the exemption of county vehicles equipped for compressed natural gas from certain registration fees and taxes. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1214 72-0 (1991) Author: Lewis, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Relating to the petroleum storage tank remediation fund. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1222 72-0 (1991) Author: Watkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to the regulation of transporters of water, drilling mud, and oil field liquids. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1230 72-0 (1991) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to an exemption from the gas production tax for lease use gas. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1287 72-0 (1991) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the date that the gas production tax is due on certain gas. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1296 72-0 (1991) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to petroleum product franchises; authorizing civil actions and remedies. House: Energy Referred to Energy
HB 1356 72-0 (1991) Author: Earley, Robert
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the regulation of pipelines for the transportation of hydrogen. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91

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