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15 Document(s) [ Subject: Recycling ]

Committee: House Environmental Regulation
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Environmental Regulation, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2010 : a report to the House of Representatives, 82nd Texas Legislature
Subjects: Air quality | Climate change | Environmental permits | Environmental protection | Environmental Quality, Texas Commission on | Recycling |
Library Call Number: L1836.81 En89
Session: 81st R.S. (2009)
Online version: View report [41 pages  File size: 938 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Examine the regulation of air quality in the areas of permitting new and modified sources, public participation, and enforcement. Consider data and proposed federal standards and rules as they relate to the State Implementation Plan.
2. Survey existing recycling programs and suggest needed improvements.
3. Monitor federal legislative and regulatory initiatives as they pertain to climate change. Consider Texas' responses to proposals and make recommendations as to any further preparations.
4. Study the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's use of supplemental environmental projects in its enforcement process.
5. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.
Committee: Senate Natural Resources
Title: Interim Report - Alternative Fuels
Library Catalog Title: The Senate Interim Committee on Natural Resources interim report to the 78th Legislature : opportunities for alternative fuels and fuel additives : technologies for converting waste into fuel.
Subjects: Alternative energy | Biofuels | Gasoline additives | Recycling | Solid waste disposal |
Library Call Number: L1836.77 n219f
Session: 77th R.S. (2001)
Online version: View report [56 pages  File size: 296 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study and make recommendations on the research and use of alternative fuels and fuel additives in Texas. The Committee shall assess the cost-benefit of innovative technology in converting solid and agricultural waste into fuel and fuel additives.
Committee: Senate Natural Resources
Title: Interim Report - Tire recycling
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 75th Legislature : implementation of the waste tire recycling bill.
Subjects: Recycling | Tire disposal |
Library Call Number: L1836.74 w288
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [178 pages  File size: 9,535 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Monitor the implementation of the waste tire recycling bill SB 776, 74th Legislature, Regular Session.
Committee: House State Affairs
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: The House Committee on State Affairs interim report to the 73rd Legislature.
Subjects: Employees | Legislature, Texas | Recycling | Solid waste disposal | Staff leasing | State government contracts |
Library Call Number: L1836.72 st29
Session: 72nd R.S. (1991)
Online version: View report [66 pages  File size: 2,414 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Monitor and oversee legislation enacted during the 72nd Regular and Special Called Sessions that was considered by the Committee on State Affairs; Performance Audit Review Recommendations; and any agency-initiated changes.
2. Carry out budget and oversight responsibilities for all agencies, boards, and commissions listed in Rule 3, Section 32. A. Monitor and oversee documentation of salary increases. B. Verify the number and status of outcomes and outputs as identified in the Appropriations Bill (HB 1, 72nd Legislature, 1st Called Session). C. Review agencies' existing performance standards and determine whether new standards are needed.
3. Consider the legislative and fiscal impact of annual legislative sessions on the state of Texas.
4. Evaluate current state programs and policies concerning the purchase of recycled products.
5. Study employee leasing.
Committee: Joint Waste Management Policy, Task Force on
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report of the 1990 Joint Task Force on Waste Management Policy.
Subjects: Recycling | Solid waste disposal |
Library Call Number: L1836.71 w288
Session: 71st R.S. (1989)
Online version: View report [80 pages  File size: 5,121 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study all aspects of and issues relating to the reduction and minimization of all waste products by local, state, and federal governments; the study shall include but not be limited to an assessment of the scope and consistency of state and federal regulations pertaining to waste minimization and reduction.
2. Monitor federal regulations regarding waste reduction and minimization to ensure state compliance with federal law.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Waste Management Policy, Task Force on
Title: Proclamation
Library Catalog Title: Proclamation
Library Call Number: L1800.1 p926
Session: 71st R.S. (1989)
Online version: View document [1 pages  File size: 65 kb]
Committee: Joint Waste Management Policy, Task Force on
Title: Committee documentation: daily minutes record, minutes, objectives, Texas Department of Health and Texas Water Commission testimony, member directory, travel policies, glossary, appendix, briefing and summary of bills enacted in the 69th-71st Leg.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.71 W288M
Session: 71st R.S. (1989)
Online version: View document [140 pages  File size: 3,235 kb]
Committee: House Public Health
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Public Health : to the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 71st Legislature.
Subjects: Cancer | Indigent health care | Medical laboratories | Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Texas Department of | Minorities | Recycling | Solid waste disposal | State agencies |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 h349
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [30 pages  File size: 1,033 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To monitor all activities and have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards, and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 26.
2. To study the efficiency and economy of the regional boundaries of human service agencies. (Joint study with House Committee on Human Services).
3. To study the resources and recovery of solid waste.
4. To study the feasibility and public necessity of regulation of medical laboratories.
5. To study the incidence of cancer among minorities.
6. To study and evaluate the county indigent health programs resulting from the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act and develop recommendations for any necessary revisions. (Joint study with House Committee on County Affairs).
Committee: Joint Waste Management Policy, Task Force on
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Finding the answers : 1989 report of the Texas Task Force on Waste Management Policy.
Subjects: Environmental cleanup | Hazardous waste | Recycling | Solid waste disposal | Superfund |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 w288r
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [93 pages  File size: 6,572 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct a comprehensive study relating to the management of all waste products by local, state, and federal governments. In formulating a statewide policy to regulate waste management, the panel shall assess the scope and consistency of state and federal regulations. Other issues to be considered include the generation and transportation of waste; the selection, approval, and regulation of treatment and storage facilities; the projected demand for new facilities; and the adequacy of existing technology to safely dispose of waste.
Committee: Joint Waste Management Policy, Task Force on
Title: Interim report - Executive summary
Library Catalog Title: Finding the answers : executive summary / Texas Task Force on Waste Management Policy.
Subjects: Environmental cleanup | Hazardous waste | Recycling | Solid waste disposal | Superfund |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 w299e
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [13 pages  File size: 598 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct a comprehensive study relating to the management of all waste products by local, state, and federal governments. In formulating a statewide policy to regulate waste management, the panel shall assess the scope and consistency of state and federal regulations. Other issues to be considered include the generation and transportation of waste; the selection, approval, and regulation of treatment and storage facilities; the projected demand for new facilities; and the adequacy of existing technology to safely dispose of waste.
Committee: House Environmental Affairs
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and the members of the Texas House of Representatives, 68th Legislature : report of the Committee on Evironmental Affairs.
Subjects: Air pollution | Air quality | Clean Air Act | Commercial fishing | Fish | Fishing | Hazardous waste | Hunting | Outdoor recreation | Parks and Wildlife, Texas Department of | Radioactive waste | Recycling | Solid waste disposal | Speckled trout | State park fees |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 en89
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [319 pages  File size: 9,605 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Secure accurate statistics on the availability of redfish and trout.
2. Monitor the initiation of the Texas Low-Level Waste Authority; suggest any changes in the laws passed during the 67th legislative session.
3. Study the feasibility of repealing all hunting and fishing laws that are not under the Uniform Regulatory Act.
4. Study the need to extend the financing of the Local Park Fund.
5. Monitor the drafting of the 1982 Implementation Plan for Harris County and monitor changes in the Federal Clean Air Act.
6. Review the fees and charges levied by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to determine if the department should be given the authority to set reasonable and necessary fees in appropriate areas.
7. Conduct a study in cooperation with the appropriate state agencies and the private sector to determine the feasibility of implementing laws to govern the placement of toxic and chemical waste facilities.
8. Study the desirability or necessity of state legislation restricting the placement of garbage transfer stations or landfills in close proximity to residential areas, schools, churches, parks, playgrounds, etc. Alternative methods of garbage disposal should be investigated.
9. Study the potential environmental safety problems involved in the use of underground injection wells for the disposal of hazardous wastes.
Committee: House Environmental Affairs
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: A compilation of interim reports to the sixty-sixth legilative session, Texas House of Representatives.
Subjects: Air Control Board, Texas | Aquaculture | Clean Air Act | Commercial fishing | Fisheries | Fishing | General Land Office | Outdoor recreation | Parks and Wildlife, Texas Department of | Recycling | Solid waste disposal | State parks |
Library Call Number: L1836.65 h816 2
Session: 65th R.S. (1977)
Online version: View report [78 pages  File size: 3,886 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. A study of developing federal policies regarding park development, and explore a multigovernmental approach to park development and operation.
2. A study of the saltwater fishing industry in order to enhance the environment for the production, harvesting, and marketing of aquatic products and to safeguard the Texas fishing and tourist industries.
3. Oversight responsibility of agency expenditures and related transactions. This function shall encompass a review and monitoring of all appropriations-related actions of those agencies assigned to this committee for appropriative purposes during the 65th Regular Session of the Legislature, to wit: Air Control Board General Land Office and Veterans' Land Board Parks and Wildlife Department Board of Managers of Texas State Railroad
4. A study of the public and private involvements in resource recovery operations.
Committee: House Liquor Regulation
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Liquor Regulation : Texas House of Representatives, 65th Legislature.
Subjects: Alcohol laws and regulations | Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Texas | Recycling | Wine and wine industry |
Library Call Number: L1836.65 l669
Session: 65th R.S. (1977)
Online version: View report [65 pages  File size: 1,921 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Oversight responsibility of agency expenditures and related transactions. This function shall encompass a review and monitoring of all appropriations-related actions of those agencies assigned to this committee for appropriative purposes during the 65th Regular Session of the Legislature, to with: Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission
2. A study of the wine-grape industry in Texas, its potential economic impact on the state, and the possible conflicts that may arise under the present Texas statutes and regulations.
3. A study of existing laws and regulations relating to liquor and the regulation of that industry in Texas. Make recommendations as to any substantive or formal changes that may be needed to clarify areas of current uncertainty in the law.
4. A study of nonreturnable bottles and the status of legislation related thereto. The study should review the status of related legislation in other states, and make recommendations as to any necessary changes in Texas statutes.
Committee: House Environmental Affairs
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Environmental Affairs, Texas House of Representatives, 64th Legislature, to the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 65th Legislature
Subjects: Air pollution control technology | Battleship Texas | Coal mining | Environmental protection | Industrial air pollution | Mining | Outdoor recreation | Parks | Recycling | Shrimping industry | Solid waste disposal | Uranium mines |
Library Call Number: L1836.64 en89
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View report [132 pages  File size: 3,791 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate the cost of maintaining the Battleship Texas. Consider proposals to increase the money available for the Battleship Texas Commission by eliminating the net revenue ceiling or increasing the allowable bond interest rate. *
2. Study the need for parks and recreation facilities in urban areas. Consider possible cooperative arrangements between the federal government, the state, and local governments. *
3. Review the effects of the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act. *
4. Study the possible consolidation of the State's environmental agencies. *
5. Study the potential of recycling as a method to dispose of municipal and industrial solid waste. Evaluate the economic feasibility of resource recovery programs. Consider the development of a waste exchange system to facilitate the re-use of industrial wastes. *
6. Study the impact of the Texas Surface Mining and Reclamation Act. *
7. Study energy consumption requirements and air pollution control tradeoffs for a cast iron soil pipe foundry. *
Committee: House Alleged Illegal Sale of Newspapers by Officers of the House, Select
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: House of Representatives, Texas | Recycling |
Library Call Number: H.J of Tex, 12th Leg., 1st C.S. 102 (1870)
Session: 12th 1st C.S. (1870)
Online version: View report [1 pages  File size: 112 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. WHEREAS, it has been brought to the knowledge of certain members of this House that papers duly addressed and stamped by members were abstracted from the House and sold to merchants of this city as waste paper, therefore be it RESOLVED, That a committee of three be appointed to investigate the matter and make report to this House. *

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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