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SB 272, 72nd Regular Session
Relating to the prevention of, and the damage, cleanup, costs, and liability from spills or discharges which threaten waters in the state; providing for adequate response to spills of oil and other hazardous substances; levying a tax on crude oil; establishing a trust fund for spills and discharges; amending licensing requirements for pilots in state waters; and providing for civil and criminal penalties.

Last action: Referred to s/c on Water by President

Author: Kenneth Armbrister

Companion:

HB 764 (Identical)

Subjects:
Coastal Affairs & Beaches
Environment--Water
OIL SPILLS
SPILL PREVENTION ACT OF 1991, TEXAS
SPILL RESPONSE FUND, TEXAS
SPILL TRUST FUND, TEXAS
Taxation--State

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)
Senate Committee: Water (Carlos Truan, Gonzalo Barrientos, J.E. Brown, Peggy Rosson, Judith Zaffirini)

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