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HB 1856 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the creation of a defense under the Solid Waste Disposal Act for persons engaged in certain scrap metal recycling transactions. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1874 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of certain household batteries; authorizing a fee; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2488 85-0 (2017) Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al. Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of drill cuttings. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4067 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the applicability of Texas Commission on Environmental Quality rules relating to recycling facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
SB 208 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1541 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Lambert, Stan | et. al.
Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of drill cuttings. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 87 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the collection and recycling of computer and television equipment by certain retailers; providing for the imposition of administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 423 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to prohibiting the land disposal of computer equipment and certain television equipment. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 876 84-0 (2015) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al. Relating to the method of payment for regulated material purchased by a metal recycling entity. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1058 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to notice and information provided by a solid waste facility and a commercial transporter of solid waste regarding recycling programs for certain electronic waste. House: Environmental Regulation Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1331 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of certain waste arising out of or incidental to the drilling for or production of oil or gas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1569 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the creation of a defense under the Solid Waste Disposal Act for persons engaged in certain recycling transactions. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1703 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the disposition and identification of certain goods acquired by recycling entities and pawnbrokers; providing a civil penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2002 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the recycling of county surplus or salvage property. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2187 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2210 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2380 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to regulating the sale of batteries to metal recycling entities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2425 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to water quality improvement and pollution reduction through beverage container recycling incentives; assessing a fee; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2763 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to a study of the current and potential economic impacts of recycling. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3153 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of certain household batteries; authorizing a fee; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3458 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to a franchise tax credit for recycling of oil and gas drill cuttings. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3760 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to permitting and restrictions on the operations of scrap metal recycling facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4090 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HCR 74 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Directing the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to support the creation of a model water recycling project in an appropriate location. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HCR 141 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Recalling H.B. No. 2187 from the Senate for further consideration. Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 437 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the method of payment for regulated material purchased by a metal recycling entity. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 513 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1067 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a study of economically recyclable materials, economic impacts to the state and local governments of existing and increased recycling, the development of new markets for recycled materials and any infrastructure needs, and the potential to increase state revenues. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1194 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1450 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to water quality improvement and pollution reduction through beverage container recycling incentives; assessing a fee; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1501 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to permitting and restrictions on the operations of scrap metal recycling facilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 555 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to certain criminal offenses for violations of the law regulating metal recycling entities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 648 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to notice and information provided by a municipal solid waste facility and a commercial transporter of solid waste regarding recycling programs for certain electronic waste. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1346 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to the collection and recycling of computer and television equipment by certain retailers; providing for the imposition of administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1473 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to water quality improvement and pollution reduction through beverage container recycling incentives; assessing a fee; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1694 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a prohibition on the disposal of certain used equipment at a municipal solid waste facility; creating an offense. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1910 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the purchase of plastic bulk merchandise containers by certain businesses; providing a civil penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2368 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to a study on waste reduction and a statewide waste reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2767 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of certain waste arising out of or incidental to the drilling for or production of oil or gas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2923 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, and recycling of architectural paint. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3244 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to water quality improvement and pollution reduction through beverage container recycling incentives; providing penalties; assessing a fee. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3249 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to recycling, reclamation, handling, and/or treatment of oil and gas waste, water, and related materials and clarifying the Railroad Commission's jurisdiction. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3255 83-0 (2013) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the sale of soil products by a political subdivision. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3315 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the regulation of reuse and recycling of produced water from oil and gas activities. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3465 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to standards for recycling or reusing computer and television equipment. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3466 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the reporting of international shipments of electronic waste. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3704 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the methods that may be used to collect computer equipment for recycling. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3871 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the powers and duties of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 645 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to water quality improvement and pollution reduction through beverage container recycling incentives; assessing a fee; providing penalties. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 762 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to a prohibition on the disposal of certain used equipment at a municipal solid waste facility; creating an offense. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 875 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the purchase of plastic bulk merchandise containers by certain businesses; providing a civil penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 884 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to certain criminal offenses for violations of the law regulating metal recycling entities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1779 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to ad valorem tax incentives for the recycling of water used in oil or gas drilling or production. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1834 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the powers and duties of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
HB 87 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 88 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 249 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 389 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the purchase of plastic bulk merchandise containers by certain businesses; providing a civil penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 695 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, recycling, and disposal of mercury-added thermostats. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1024 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1648 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the purchase of plastic bulk merchandise containers by certain businesses; providing a civil penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1775 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to a study on waste reduction and a statewide waste reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1811 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, recycling, and disposal of mercury-containing lights. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1877 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the imposition of a fee for certain plastic bags provided to customers by retailers to fund a grant program to support local recycling efforts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1913 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1933 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Received from the House
HB 1966 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2114 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to beverage container deposits and recycling; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2551 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the land application of grit trap waste. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2871 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Relating to a disposal fee for motor vehicle tires. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3209 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the computer equipment recycling program; creating an offense. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3272 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3395 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to state purchasing preferences for recycled products and to the efficient operation of certain telecommunications entities. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 329 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 908 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1119 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to beverage container deposits and recycling; providing penalties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 235 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the collection of recyclable material from buildings under the jurisdiction of the State Preservation Board. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 284 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to reporting of international shipments of electronic waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 821 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1188 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1189 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of electronic equipment of consumers in this state; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1355 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of electronic equipment of consumers and certain other entities in this state; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1361 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a fee for certain plastic bags provided to customers by retailers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1717 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1867 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2406 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the disposition of surplus information technology equipment by the state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2769 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the requirement that a seller of regulated material to a metal recycling entity present evidence of an occupational license. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2790 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to franchise tax incentives for recycling. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2826 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and retailer responsibility regarding recycling of computer equipment. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 2922 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a registration fee for manufacturers of certain equipment. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3089 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the disposition of vehicles by a local government participating in a program designed to encourage the use of low-emission vehicles. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3422 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, recycling, and disposal of mercury-containing lights. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3484 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain acts and proceedings of certain local governments, including those related to tax increment financing, and the validity of certain acts and proceedings. House: County Affairs
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 3524 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana | et. al. Relating to the use of recycled glass in aggregate used by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3681 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3765 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the use of hazardous and solid waste remediation fee funds for lead-acid battery recycling activities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3862 81-0 (2009) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3975 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to a waste tire recycling program; imposing administrative and civil penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 4056 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, recycling, and disposal of mercury-added thermostats. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4113 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to waste recycling plans of entities that receive money from this state. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4454 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al. Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
SB 338 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 761 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of electronic equipment of consumers in this state; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1659 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al. Relating to the use of hazardous and solid waste remediation fee funds for lead-acid battery recycling activities. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1863 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2109 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the establishment of a voluntary hands-on recycling program for students in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2326 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1013 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to crediting electricity sold to manufacture recycled products toward this state's goal for renewable energy. House: Regulated Industries No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1198 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to franchise tax incentives for recycling. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2541 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to emergency response costs and certain other requirements concerning solid waste facilities, including recycling facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2714 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to a program for the recycling of computer equipment of consumers in this state; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3347 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the waste tire recycling program; providing for civil penalties and injunctive relief. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3758 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the recovery and recycling of used electronic devices; creating an offense. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1154 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the registration and regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1280 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to requirements concerning solid waste facilities, including recycling facilities, and to the storage of combustible recyclable materials, including compost and mulch. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1281 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to certain permit requirements concerning solid waste facilities, including recycling facilities, that are located on the recharge or transition zone of a sole source aquifer. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1324 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of computer equipment of consumers in this state; providing administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1621 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to financial assurance required of certain recycling facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 394 79-0 (2005) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to franchise tax incentives for recycling. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1359 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the establishment of a program for the disposition of electronic equipment in a manner that protects the water and other natural resources of the state; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2466 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to recycling market development. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2530 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to beverage container redemption and recycling in border counties; providing penalties. House: Border & International Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2728 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to undertake projects for sewage or solid waste facilities, recycling facilities, or air or water pollution control facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2793 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the removal and collection of convenience switches from motor vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2863 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to certification of compliance with requirements for sales of certain items to metal recycling entities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2887 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the regulation of metal recycling facilities by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Posting rule suspended
HB 2896 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the regulation and recycling of scrap metal components by the Texas Department of Transportation; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Posting rule suspended
HB 3053 79-0 (2005) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the exemption from the permitting requirements of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of certain municipal solid waste management facilities that are used in the transfer of municipal solid waste to a solid waste processing or disposal facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3252 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to imposition of a fee to provide permanent funds for use in the protection of the Texas coast, including Texas beaches. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HR 2249 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2793. Reported enrolled
SB 19 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to undertake projects for sewage or solid waste facilities, recycling facilities, or air or water pollution control facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 564 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the establishment of a program for the disposition of electronic equipment in a manner that protects the water and other natural resources of the state; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1081 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to recycling market development. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1681 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al. Relating to the removal and collection of convenience switches from motor vehicles; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SR 1096 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2793. Reported enrolled
HB 595 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program for the disposition of electronic equipment; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 753 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to providing money to pay for the remediation, cleanup, and closure of unpermitted solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1707 78-0 (2003) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the termination of certain duties of the General Land Office relating to the Recycling Market Development Board and the recycling awareness campaign. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1823 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to financial assurance for certain solid waste processing facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2113 78-0 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to franchise tax incentives for recycling. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2967 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the establishment of a program for the disposition of electronic equipment in a manner that protects the water and other natural resources of the state; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 585 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to recycling and other services. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1091 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the composition of the Recycling Market Development Board and the termination of certain duties of the General Land Office relating to the board and the recycling awareness campaign. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1239 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program for the disposition of electronic equipment in a manner that protects the water and other natural resources of the state; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 95 78-1 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to franchise tax incentives for recycling. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1483 77-0 (2001) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to franchise tax incentives for recycling. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1897 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the criminal penalty for violations relating to handling used oil. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2271 77-0 (2001) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the regulation of certain facilities as solid waste facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2291 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to beverage container redemption and recycling; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2363 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the control and abatement of illegal dumping; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2966 77-0 (2001) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the regulation of land application of sewage sludge. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3282 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the creation of the scrap tire enforcement fund and the regulation of scrap tire disposal. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 1241 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to beverage container redemption and recycling; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1540 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the regulation of recycling facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1823 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the establishment and operation of a scrap tire recycling program; providing civil, criminal, and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2446 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to regulation of the storage, processing, use, and disposal of scrap tires; providing administrative, civil, and criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2619 76-0 (1999) Author: Ramsay, Tom
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the collection and management of used oil filters; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2649 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to state contracting with a prospective vendor who restricts the ability of any of its customers to allow the recycling or remanufacturing of the vendor's product. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3132 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the creation of the scrap tire enforcement fund and the regulation of scrap tire disposal. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Tagged in committee
HB 3483 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the regulation of the storage, processing, use and disposal of scrap tires; providing administrative, civil and criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3545 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to business competition, economic development and prohibiting the sale or purchase of toner cartridges with restrictions on the recycling or remanufacturing. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3597 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to vendor attempts to restrict a state agency's right to allow the recycling or remanufacturing of the vendor's product. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 513 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to a restriction on the use of goods by a purchaser of the goods. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Rules suspended
SB 1195 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to retainage on certain highway contracts. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1645 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of the storage, processing, use, and disposal of scrap tires; providing administrative, civil, and criminal penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1817 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to prohibiting the sale or purchase of toner cartridges with restrictions on the recycling or remanufacturing. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1524 75-0 (1997) Author: Siebert, Bill
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the weight of vehicles transporting recyclable materials; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1837 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to requirements concerning beverage containers; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3110 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the waste tire recycling fund. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3274 75-0 (1997) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the regulation of used oil filters. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1474 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the waste tire recycling fund. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1586 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the scrap tire recycling program; providing criminal and civil penalties; making an appropriation. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee substitute considered in committee
HB 227 74-0 (1995) Author: Cook, John Relating to the waste tire recycling fund. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 426 74-0 (1995) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to used tire recycling. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1258 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the waste tire recycling program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1377 74-0 (1995) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to waste tire recycling fees on certain agricultural equipment tires. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1609 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the waste tire recycling program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1732 74-0 (1995) Author: Siebert, Bill Relating to the use of reclaimed asphalt pavement. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2577 74-0 (1995) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to collection and recycling of used oil and oil filters. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2584 74-0 (1995) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the weight of vehicles transporting recyclable materials; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2761 74-0 (1995) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to an emergency appropriation from the waste tire recycling fund to the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1995. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2846 74-0 (1995) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the waste tire recycling program. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2945 74-0 (1995) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the state's source reduction and recycling goal and labeling of certain fertilizer. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
HB 3220 74-0 (1995) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the collection, management, and recycling of used oil and used oil filters. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
SB 427 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to shredding requirements for reimbursement under the waste tire recycling program. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 688 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Siebert, Bill
Relating to the use of reclaimed asphalt pavement. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 776 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to the waste tire recycling program; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 841 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to waste tire recycling fees on certain agricultural equipment tires. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 966 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the disposal, reuse, or recycling of cardboard. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1174 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the weight of vehicles transporting recyclable materials. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1287 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the imposition of a fee on the sale of oil filters and to oil filter recycling. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1440 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the waste tire recycling program. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1565 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to used oil recycling fees and to uses of the used oil recycling fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1683 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Relating to the collection, management, and recycling of used oil and used oil filters; providing criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1321 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the waste tire recycling program; providing for civil penalties and injunctive relief. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1384 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the waste tire recycling program; providing for civil penalties and injunctive relief. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2046 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to exempting recycling equipment used in manufacturing from the state sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2048 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to municipal solid waste management. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2402 73-0 (1993) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to incentives for the recycling or proper disposal of lead-acid batteries; providing civil penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2435 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to municipal solid waste source reduction and recycling goals. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2553 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the recycling or disposition of certain solid waste and municipal curbside recycling programs. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 235 73-0 (1993) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to consideration of recycling availability before issuance of municipal landfill permits. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Posting rule suspended
SB 471 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Eckels, Robert
Relating to the waste tire recycling program; providing for civil penalties and injunctive relief. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 755 73-0 (1993) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to use of rubberized asphalt paving in road construction, improvement, and maintenance projects. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 963 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to municipal solid waste management. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1051 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the reduction of solid waste by creating markets for recycled materials and otherwise promoting recycling and the use of recycled materials and by municipal solid waste management. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1454 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to reimbursement from the waste tire recycling fund for certain waste tire recyclers. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 869 69-0 (1985) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to requirements concerning beverage containers; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1229 67-0 (1981) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to litter abatement and recycling. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HR 48 65-0 (1977) Author: Cates, Phil Commending industries recycling cans and bottles. House: Liquor Regulation
HCR 19 63-0 (1973) Author: Nowlin, James Providing for suitable methods of collection and recycling of non-returnable containers. House: Environmental Affairs Committee hearing notice posted

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