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848 result(s)   [  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  Environment--General ]

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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 420 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence relating to climate change or global warming in certain criminal cases.
  Author: White, James
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 484 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to training required to qualify for or renew a license issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  Author: Springer, Drew
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 572 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the disposal of pesticides.
  Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
  Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
HB 815 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1115 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the definition of "affected person" for purposes of a contested case hearing held by or for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding certain environmental permit applications.
  Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1519 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requirements for the construction of a natural gas pipeline.
  Author: González, Mary
  Committees: Energy Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1535 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain pesticides on public road rights-of-way.
  Author: Farrar, Jessica
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1874 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a program for the recycling of certain household batteries; authorizing a fee; providing civil and administrative penalties.
  Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al.
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2140 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the creation of an advisory panel to study and compile a report on best management practices and funding mechanisms for the prevention, mitigation, and abatement of windblown and waterborne litter and illegal dumping in communities.
  Author: Guillen, Ryan
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2496 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the mailing of a notice of intent to obtain an environmental permit to certain state legislators.
  Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2497 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the posting of notice of intent to obtain a permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at the site of the facility or proposed facility for which the permit is sought.
  Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2530 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a reduction of amounts appropriated to the Texas Department of Transportation for a violation of provisions relating to public participation in the environmental review of transportation projects.
  Author: Shaheen, Matt
  Committees: Appropriations
  Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
HB 3004 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the dismissal of protests against certain decisions and actions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding wastewater discharge permits.
  Author: Isaac, Jason
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3064 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the dedication and maximization of returns on payments received by this state for economic losses sustained from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
  Author: Guillen, Ryan
  Committees: Appropriations
  Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
HB 3174 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an environmental report as part of a municipality's comprehensive plan for long-range development.
  Author: Reynolds, Ron
  Committees: Urban Affairs
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3177 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the delegation of matters to the executive director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Sponsor: Estes, Craig
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3645 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the types of highway projects for which the Texas Department of Transportation is required to hold a hearing and a reduction of amounts appropriated to the Texas Department of Transportation for a violation of provisions relating to public participation in the environmental review of transportation projects.
  Author: Shaheen, Matt
  Committees: Transportation
  Last Action: Referred to Transportation
HB 3779 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to Texas Department of Transportation and regional mobility authority comprehensive development agreements.
  Author: Martinez, Armando
  Committees: Transportation
  Last Action: Referred to Transportation
HB 4025 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the relationship between the amount of an administrative penalty imposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the economic benefit of the violation to the alleged violator.
  Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4219 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the procedure for qualifying for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property.
  Author: Perez, Mary Ann
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4304 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to restrictions on habitat conservation plans in Travis County.
  Author: Workman, Paul
  Committees: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
  Last Action: Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HCR 127 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Urging the United States Congress to conduct a cost-benefit analysis regarding the risks of climate change and appropriate measures to address them.
  Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
  Committees: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
  Last Action: Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
SB 939 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  Author: Bettencourt, Paul
  Committees: Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1552 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an environmental service fee charged by an institution of higher education.
  Author: Menéndez, José
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
SB 1628 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the replacement of contested case hearings for certain environmental permits with a petition for administrative review.
  Author: Estes, Craig
  Committees: Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1870 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to county prohibition of the possession of glass containers within the boundaries of a state-owned riverbed; creating an offense.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 2028 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the procedure for qualifying for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property.
  Author: Rodríguez, José
  Committees: Finance
  Last Action: Referred to Finance

85th 1st Called Session, 2017
HB 295 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to establishing the Texas Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission to study and address the impacts of climate change in this state.
  Author: Anchia, Rafael
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HCR 30 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Directing the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to maintain its opposition to the Beneficial Land Management request to land apply grease and grit trap waste.
  Author: Morrison, Geanie W.
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 87 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the collection and recycling of computer and television equipment by certain retailers; providing for the imposition of administrative penalties.
  Author: González, Mary
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 190 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  Author: Burkett, Cindy
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 239 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to storage of flammable liquids at retail service stations in unincorporated areas and certain municipalities.
  Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
  Sponsor: Perry, Charles
  Committees: Environmental Regulation | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 259 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to forfeiture of property used in the commission of certain littering offenses.
  Author: Miles, Borris
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 273 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the minimum term of confinement for an offense of illegal dumping in a municipality.
  Author: Miles, Borris
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 274 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the enforcement of municipal rules, ordinances, or police regulations prohibiting illegal dumping; increasing a penalty.
  Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
  Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
  Committees: Urban Affairs | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 417 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to information regarding the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; providing penalties.
  Author: Pickett, Joseph
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 912 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the dismissal of protests against certain decisions and actions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding wastewater discharge permits.
  Author: Isaac, Jason
  Sponsor: Perry, Charles
  Committees: Environmental Regulation | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 942 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; transferring enforcement of certain reporting requirements, including the imposition of criminal, civil, and administrative penalties, from the Department of State Health Services to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty; reenacting a criminal offense.
  Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
  Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
  Committees: Environmental Regulation | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
HB 1113 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the standard of review for a determination of standing in a contested case hearing conducted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  Author: Clardy, Travis
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1158 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the use of money received by a nonprofit organization to implement a supplemental environmental project.
  Author: Lozano, J. M.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1247 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to presumptions in contested case hearings regarding certain environmental permit applications.
  Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1269 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to supplemental environmental projects implemented by certain local governments in lieu of administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
  Committees: Environmental Regulation | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 1569 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the creation of a defense under the Solid Waste Disposal Act for persons engaged in certain recycling transactions.
  Author: Isaac, Jason
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1642 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the rights, remedies, and liability of certain owners and operators of environmentally contaminated property in certain counties.
  Author: Pickett, Joseph
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1654 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to public agreements or contracts related to United Nations Agenda 21.
  Author: White, Molly | et. al.
  Committees: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1693 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the sale of motor fuel mixed with ethanol; imposing civil and criminal penalties.
  Author: Isaac, Jason
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1760 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to maximum penalties for certain environmental violations.
  Author: Geren, Charlie
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1794 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to suits brought by local governments for violations of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; affecting civil penalties.
  Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
  Committees: Environmental Regulation | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1865 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to procedures for certain environmental permit applications.
  Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
  Committees: Environmental Regulation
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2078 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the creation and duties of the Global Climate Change Commission.
  Author: Anchia, Rafael
  Committees: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
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