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HB 1276 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to state actions necessary to maximize federal funding for certain transportation projects and activities in this state. House: Transportation Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1687 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the amount of certain civil penalties and criminal fines assessed under the Health and Safety Code. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3417 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to state fiscal matters regarding business and economic development. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
SB 1018 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to state actions necessary to maximize federal funding for certain transportation projects and activities in this state. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security No action taken in committee
SB 1585 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters regarding business and economic development. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HB 737 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the duty to notify local governmental entities about the existence of proposed hazardous liquid pipeline projects. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1675 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the transportation of hazardous materials in high-threat areas; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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
SB 897 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to certain reporting requirements in connection with the transportation of hazardous materials by a railroad company. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2556 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the confidentiality of information pertaining to certain biological agents and toxins. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 299 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to testing and warnings related to mercury levels in certain fish. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 2875 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the liability for costs for the management of spilled or discharged hazardous substances. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2922 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the prevention of groundwater contamination by swimming pool and spa chemicals; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3032 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the transportation of hazardous materials in high-threat areas; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3220 80-0 (2007) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the environmental regulation and remediation of dry cleaning facilities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3547 80-0 (2007) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the authority of a private entity to provide hazardous materials services. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3953 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the transportation of substances classified as hazardous or explosive. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 1013 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to regulate warning signs appurtenant to certain pipeline facilities; providing an administrative penalty. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1303 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to mercury contamination in fish and shellfish. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1879 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to testing and warnings related to mercury levels in certain fish. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 1880 79-0 (2005) Author: Mowery, Anna | et. al. Relating to the issuance of permits affecting air quality and notification of certain local officials. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2651 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the regulation of subsurface area drip dispersal systems by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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
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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 3108 79-0 (2005) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of an energy efficiency tax and to the use of the proceeds to fund education; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3438 79-0 (2005) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to participation in the Dry Cleaning Facility Release Fund. House: Business & Industry 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 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 28 79-3 (2006) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a tax on mercury emissions and to the use of the proceeds to fund education; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 129 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the regulation of the sale and use of products containing mercury; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 627 78-0 (2003) Author: Reyna, Elvira | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to an area quarantine in response to the introduction of an environmental or toxic agent into the environment; providing a criminal penalty. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
HB 963 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the regulation of the sale and use of products containing mercury; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1012 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to a report by the board of trustees of a school district concerning certain transportation projects near schools in the district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1860 78-0 (2003) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to certain diseases, illnesses, and exposures suffered by certain public safety employees. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2719 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to mercury contamination in fish and shellfish. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2875 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the definition of "dispose of" for purposes of criminal penalties imposed under the Water Code. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
SB 808 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to certain diseases, illnesses, and exposures suffered by certain public safety employees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 484 77-0 (2001) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to emergency response preparations for pipeline transportation of hazardous liquids, carbon dioxide, or natural gas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 661 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain expenditures relating to reducing hazardous substances. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1509 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to reimbursement of public safety employees for work-related exposure to contagious disease or hazardous materials. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3533 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to liability for the transportation of hazardous substances by pipeline. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3602 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the hazardous substances law; providing penalties. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
SB 689 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the definition of hazardous waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Point of order sustained
SB 1045 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the hazardous substances law; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1167 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operations of certain emergency services districts; providing criminal penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 473 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the location of facilities that store hazardous wastes, hazardous substances, or bulk fuel. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1787 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the ability of an insurer to obtain a release from liability; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2243 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to compliance with government standards as a defense to an award of exemplary damages in certain products liability actions. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2638 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the hazardous substances law; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3747 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the transport of hazardous materials through cities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 645 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to compliance with government standards as a defense to an award of exemplary damages in certain products liability actions. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1533 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to the hazardous substances law; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 332 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety to adopt rules regarding the qualifications of certain drivers and the safe operation of certain motor vehicles; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Safety Referred to subcommittee
HB 1353 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the on-site coordination of hazardous materials transportation emergencies and the reporting of releases of hazardous materials to the Texas Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1896 70-0 (1987) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to requiring certain agricultural employers to provide agricultural laborers with information concerning hazardous chemicals to which they may be exposed during their employment, and to powers and duties of the Department of Agriculture concerning the provision of that information; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/88
HB 2150 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the registration of persons who paint using hazardous materials or equipment in confined spaces of industrial or commercial facilities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2541 70-0 (1987) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the regulation of the delivery of a controlled poison; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Reported from s/c with substitute
SB 537 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Watson, Ed
Relating to the health risk assessment of certain toxic substances and harmful physical agents by the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 856 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to regulation of the transportation of hazardous materials by railroad. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Transportation
SB 943 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Garcia, Orlando
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Texas Hazardous Materials Safety Board. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1099 70-0 (1987) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to requiring certain agricultural employers to provide agricultural laborers with information concerning hazardous chemicals to which they may be exposed during their employment and to powers and duties of the Department of Agriculture concerning the provision of that information; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably with substitute
SR 291 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Directing the Subcommittee on Health Services of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee to conduct hearings to determine ways and means to insure timely notification of persons who may be affected by uncontrolled releases of life-threatening toxic materials.
HB 1112 69-0 (1985) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to providing employees with access to information relating to hazardous chemicals to which they may be exposed during their employment, to providing hazard information to emergency service personnel and the commissioner of health, and to providing persons with a mechanism to gain access to information relating to hazardous chemicals; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 1644 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to providing information to emergency response teams concerning the identity and location of certain hazardous and toxic substances. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HR 427 69-0 (1985) Author: Luna III, Albert Directing the Committee on Transportation and the Committee on Science and Technology to study transportation of hazardous materials in the state.
HB 699 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the consumer warning regarding the potential danger of formaldehyde used in manufactured housing. House: Business & Commerce Coauthor authorized
HB 704 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the manufacture and resale of certain building materials that contain urea formaldehyde and the sale of residences containing that substance. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
HB 1104 68-0 (1983) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to reports concerning veterans who may have been exposed to certain chemical defoliants or herbicides or other causative agents, to assistance provided to those veterans, and to the Agent Orange Advisory Committee. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1345 68-0 (1983) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the regulation of pipeline transportation of hazardous liquids and the regulation of hazardous liquid pipeline facilities; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2117 68-0 (1983) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to public health requirements that provide information to certain persons affected by toxic substances; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 760 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the regulation of pipeline transportation of hazardous liquids and the regulation of hazardous liquid pipeline facilities; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken
SB 999 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to public health requirements that provide information to certain persons affected by toxic substances; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 1241 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to certain definitions, to prevention and control of spills of hazardous substances, to coordination of the state response effort and cooperation of state agencies, to certain powers and duties of the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Department of Water Resources and its executive director, to creation of the Texas Spill Response Fund; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1195 67-0 (1981) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to prohibiting the manufacture and installation of urea-formaldehyde foam insulation and the sale of homes containing that insulation. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1368 67-0 (1981) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to civil liability for conduct pertaining to the transportation or storage of hazardous materials. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1782 67-0 (1981) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the manufacture and sale of certain building materials that contain urea formaldehyde and the sale or rental of residences containing that substance. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 2237 67-0 (1981) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to warning labels on certain containers of antifreeze. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 2288 67-0 (1981) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the monitoring of certain public water systems for trihalemethane contaminants. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 2392 67-0 (1981) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to the transportation of anhydrous ammonia. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
HCR 219 67-0 (1981) Author: Elizondo, Paul
Sponsor: Vale, Bob
Requesting the University of Texas system to study the requirement that certain products contain additives to discourage inhalation. Signed by the Governor
HB 1370 66-0 (1979) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the requirement of special packaging and labeling for hazardous household substances; providing penalties. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 1371 66-0 (1979) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of the sale of toys and other articles that present electrical, mechanical, or thermal hazards and that are intended for use by children; changing penalties. House: Health Services Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 101 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to special packaging for certain hazardous household substances; providing for special packaging standards to be established by the Texas Board of Health; providing criteria for such standards; providing for adoption of federal standards and for certain exemptions; providing for conventional packaging under certain conditions; providing procedures for the adoption of substantive and procedural rules; providing for examination and investigations; providing penalties for violation; and providing an effective date. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Considered by committee in formal meeting
SB 102 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to certain regulatory authority of the Texas Department of Health and to designation of certain toys and other articles intended for use by children as hazardous substances. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 17 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the prevention and cleanup of oil and hazardous substances discharged or spilled into the coastal waters of the state; providing the power, authority, and responsibility of the Texas Water Quality Board, the State Highway Department, and the governor, in cooperation with the federal and local governments and other state agencies and departments, to carry out the provisions of this Act; establishing the Texas Coastal Protection Fund; adding Subchapter K to chapter 21 of the Water Code; defining certain offenses and providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 231 63-0 (1973) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to the sale, offer to sell, and prohibited use of certain substances that release toxic vapors; providing penalties. House: Human Resources Committee hearing notice posted
HB 332 63-0 (1973) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to certain requirements applicable to common carriers transporting or transmitting certain hazardous materials capable of causing pollution. House: Environmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 634 62-0 (1971) Author: Cruz, Lauro | et. al. Relating to providing for the regulation by the State Department of Health of certain commercial transactions involving hazardous substances; providing a penalty for violations.
HB 1302 62-0 (1971) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to common carriers transporting or transmitting certain hazardous materials capable of causing pollution.
SB 170 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to prohibiting the sale or shipment for use in the State of Texas of the chemical compound known as DDT and other chlorinated hydrocarbons and other products treated therewith.
SB 234 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to prohibiting the sale or shipment for use in the State of Texas of the chemical compound known as DDT and other chlorinated hydrocarbons and other products treated therewith.
SB 362 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Sponsor: Cruz, Lauro
Relating to providing for regulation by the State Department of Health of certain commercial transactions involving hazardous substances; providing penalties for violations.
HB 1070 61-0 (1969) Author: Jungmichel, Charles H. Relating to regulation of the storage, handling, and use of flammable liquids at retail service stations; providing for enforcement and penalties.
HB 212 59-0 (1965) Author: Miller, William H. | et. al. Relating to selling, offering for sale, or holding for sale preparations containing thallium sulphate, thallium salts, or any thallium compound.
HB 914 59-0 (1965) Author: Satterwhite, William Thomas "Bill" Relating to prohibiting the dumping on or within 300 yards of any public highway in this state containers which hold or have held any poisonous substance, specifically including arsenic acid and defoliants, insecticides or other products containing poisons.
HB 194 55-0 (1957) Author: Hosey, Jean Edmond | et. al. Relating to regulating the labeling and sale of hazardous substances for the protection of the public health in the State of Texas; prescribing penalties.
SB 162 51-0 (1949) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to prohibiting the sale, exchange, bartering or giving away of chemical compositions containing active ingredients of 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid or Sodium Salt of 2,4-Dichloro-Phenoxy-Acetic acid (Monohydrate) in certain forms and prohibiting the use of chemical compositions containing any of the active ingredients of said substances for spraying and excepting persons engaged in the operation of Federal or State experiment stations while actively engaged in their duties; fixing a penalty.
HB 812 50-0 (1947) Author: Gregory, Sid Relating to amending the Penal Code, making it unlawful for any person to place in any of the waters of this State any poison, lime, dynamite, nitroglycerin, giant powder or other explosive, or any drugs, substances or things deleterious to fish life for the purpose of catching or attempting to catch fish, or for any other purpose, with certain exceptions; providing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 452 49-0 (1945) Author: Kirby, Dann Relating to making it unlawful to carry gasoline in any motor vehicle while used in transporting one or more persons; excepting the gasoline in the tank of such motor vehicle; providing penalties.
HB 563 49-0 (1945) Author: Bridgers, William W. "Billy" Relating to prohibit the carrying of gasoline other than gasoline in the tank of any motor vehicle used for the purpose of transporting of one or more persons, and providing a penalty for the violation of this act.
HB 589 49-0 (1945) Author: Westbrook, Mainor N. Relating to the protection of the public roads, highways and right-of-ways of this State; making unlawful the testing or exploring for minerals on said roads, highways and right-of-ways; providing for enforcement and penalties.
HB 932 46-0 (1939) Author: Skiles, Sr., Joe Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code making it unlawful to pollute any lake in this state with chemicals; providing municipal corporations may use chemicals under certain conditions; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
HB 33 35-3 (1917) Author: O'Banion, Madison Monroe Relating to regulating the sale of poisons; prescribing a penalty.
HB 113 35-4 (1918) Author: Blackmon, W. G. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court to purchase poisons and other accessories for the purpose of destroying prairie dogs, rats, coyotes, wolves, wild cats, gophers, ground squirrels, English sparrows and ravens.

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