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SB 14, 72nd Regular Session
Relating to the prevention of, and the damage, cleanup, costs, and liability for, oil spills in coastal waters of the state; providing for adequate response to spills of oil and other pollutants in coastal waters; levying a coastal protection fee; creating the coastal protection fund; amending licensing requirements for pilots in state waters; making appropriations; and providing civil and criminal penalties.

Last action: Effective immediately

Author: Carl Parker
Coauthor: Chet Brooks | Gonzalo Barrientos | Rodney Ellis | Eddie Lucio | Carlos Truan | J.E. Brown | Ted Lyon | Kenneth Armbrister
Sponsor: Hugo Berlanga

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1991, 72nd R.S.,ch. 10, General and Special Laws of Texas

Companion:

HB 88 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)

Conference Committee:

House Members: (appointed 03/25/1991) Hugo Berlanga (Chair) | Frank Collazo, Jr. | Robert Earley | Mike Martin | Dan Shelley |

Senate Members: (appointed 03/20/1991) Carl Parker (Chair) | Kenneth Armbrister | Chet Brooks | Bill Sims | Carlos Truan |

Subjects:
Coastal Affairs & Beaches
Environment--Water
Fees & Other Nontax Revenue--State
OIL SPILL OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
OIL SPILL PREVENTION AND RESPONSE ACT OF 1991
OIL SPILLS
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions--Newly Proposed
Taxation--State

House Committee: Energy (Robert Earley, John Cook, Tom Craddick, Harold V. Dutton, Jr., Steve Ogden, Randy Pennington, Dan Shelley, Sylvester Turner, Gerald Yost)
Minutes: March 6 1991
Senate Committee: Natural Resources (Bill Sims, Kenneth Armbrister, Gonzalo Barrientos, J.E. Brown, Steven Carriker, Eddie Lucio, Bill Ratliff, Peggy Rosson, David Sibley, Carlos Truan, Judith Zaffirini)
Minutes: February 6 1991
Senate Committee: Water (Carlos Truan, Gonzalo Barrientos, J.E. Brown, Peggy Rosson, Judith Zaffirini)
Minutes: January 30 1991 | February 5 1991

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