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HB 994 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the applicability of state law regulating the decommissioning costs of certain newly constructed commercial nuclear-powered electric generating facilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 405 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the applicability of state law regulating the decommissioning costs of certain newly constructed commercial nuclear-powered electric generating facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 2721 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the procedure used by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in acting on certain applications for a permit, permit amendment, or permit renewal for a nuclear electric generation facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1386 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to regulation of the decommissioning costs of certain nuclear-powered commercial electric generating units. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HR 2894 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1386. Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 1547 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to regulation of the decommissioning costs of certain nuclear-powered commercial electric generation units. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SR 1250 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1386. Reported enrolled
HB 2601 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to security personnel at commercial nuclear power plants. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Postponed
HCR 20 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the agreement between the State of Texas and the AEC. House: Rules & Resolutions Signed by the Governor
SB 1517 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to authority of security personnel at commercial nuclear power plants. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
HB 2552 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the electric utility that operates a nuclear safety asset and the payment of the nuclear safety fee. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2904 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the location of the site of the facility for disposal of low-level radioactive waste and activities conducted at the site. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2549 72-0 (1991) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to costs of decommissioning nuclear plants. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2099 71-0 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the Public Utility Regulatory Act and encouraging utilities to actively seek alternative energy sources before commencing construction of any new power plant and to use competitive bidding to assure that.... House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1909 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas National Research Laboratory Commission; granting authority to issue bonds. House: Science & Technology
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2085 70-0 (1987) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the creation, organization, powers, duties, and financing of authorities related to the establishment, construction, operation, maintenance, and enhancement of a superconducting super collider facility and its neighboring communities; providing a criminal penalty; granting the power of eminent domain; and limiting the issuance of bonds by and providing for financial audits of the Texas National Research Laboratory Commission. House: Science & Technology
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2375 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the use of costs of disposal of nuclear wastes and decommissioning nuclear plants in ratemaking considerations. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 2440 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to reassigning certain radiation control functions from the Texas Department of Health to the Texas Water Commission. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2447 70-0 (1987) Author: Laney, James Relating to reviews of the planning and construction of nuclear generating plants by the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2597 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to creation of a Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston - University Park. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1284 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to reviews of the planning and construction of nuclear generating plants by the Public Utility Commission of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Record vote
HB 1719 69-0 (1985) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to a nonbinding referendum on the question of locating a federal high-level nuclear waste disposal facility in this state. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 832 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, civil and criminal enforcement, and allocation of a severance tax on uranium. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 1413 67-0 (1981) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Wilson, John
Relating to jurisdiction over activities associated with uranium exploration. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 923 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, John Relating to jurisdiction over activities associated with uranium exploration. Senate: Natural Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 690 66-0 (1979) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to the imposition, rate, collection, administration, and civil and criminal enforcement of taxes on uranium. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1005 66-0 (1979) Author: Martin, Tom Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, civil and criminal enforcement, and allocation of a severance tax on uranium. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1368 66-0 (1979) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to uranium surface mining and reclamation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2043 66-0 (1979) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to the purchase by the state of the share of the city of Austin in the South Texas Nuclear Project. House: Energy Resources Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
SB 1141 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to uranium surface mining and reclamation. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1525 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to insurance covering losses and damages from accidents occurring at Nuclear power plants. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HCR 23 63-0 (1973) Author: McAlister, R.B. Creating an interim study committee on the feasibility and advisability of nuclear power plants in Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 562 62-0 (1971) Author: Farenthold, Frances Relating to the construction of certain nuclear plants within the boundaries of Texas; prescribing penalties.
HB 733 62-0 (1971) Author: Grant, Ben Z. | et. al.
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to inclusion of kinds of radiation not presently covered by the Radiation Control Act of 1961, by generally substituting the term "radiation" for the frequent phrase "ionizing" radiation," used in the 1961 Act, and by defining "radiation," providing penalties.
HCR 136 62-0 (1971) Author: McAlister, R.B.
Sponsor: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc"
To study the feasibility and advisability of locating nuclear power plants in the State of Texas.
HB 540 61-0 (1969) Author: Moore, Thomas Griffith Relating to requiring that nuclear fallout shelters be provided in buildings constructed or remodeled with public funds.
SB 677 61-0 (1969) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to requiring that nuclear fallout shelters be provided in certain buildings constructed or remodeled with public funds; establishing standards for such shelters, and permitting certain exceptions; providing for administration of this Act by the cities and counties.
HB 100 58-0 (1963) Author: Haines, David Graves Relating to authorizing the governing boards of the State Institutions of Higher Learning which are constructing and operating atomic energy reactors, or otherwise performing experiments in the field of nuclear science, to purchase liability insurance.
SB 80 58-0 (1963) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the governing boards of the State Institutions of Higher Learning, as State agencies, which are, or will be constructing and operating atomic energy reactors, or otherwise performing experiments in the field of nuclear science, in cooperation with and licensed by the Atomic Energy Commission, or its successor in function, to purchase liability insurance in any amount not to exceed $250,000 and to pay the premium therefor from any funds appropriated for that purpose; providing that the defense of sovereign immunity shall not be available to or asserted by the insurer in any claim against it or in any cause of action arising therein or growing out of a nuclear incident.
HB 296 57-0 (1961) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to providing for the licensing of by-product, source and special nuclear materials and the registration of other sources of ionizing radiation; authorizing the Governor to enter into agreement with the Atomic Energy Commission transferring from the Federal Government to the State certain regulatory powers; designating the Texas State Department of Health as the State Radiation Control Agency; establishing the Radiation Advisory Boars; prescribing penalties for violation thereof; permitting the development and utilization of sources of ionizing radiation for peaceful purposes consistent with the health and safety of the public.
SB 68 57-0 (1961) Author: Krueger, Culp | et. al. Relating to providing for the licensing of by-product, source and special nuclear materials and the registration of other sources of ionizing radiation; authorizing the Governor of the State of Texas to enter into an agreement with the Atomic Energy Commission transferring from the Federal Government to the State of Texas certain regulatory powers; prescribing penalties for violation thereof.
SB 189 57-0 (1961) Author: Krueger, Culp | et. al. Relating to entering into the Southern Interstate Nuclear Compact.
HB 74 56-1 (1959) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" | et. al. Relating to entering into the Southern Interstate Nuclear Compact.
HB 49 56-2 (1959) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" | et. al. Relating to entering into the Southern Interstate Nuclear Compact.

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