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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  INJECTION WELLS ]

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HB 3333 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to permits for certain injection wells that transect a portion of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 189 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to notice of an application for a permit to drill certain injection wells within a certain distance of a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 497 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the applicability of the law governing saltwater pipeline facilities located in the vicinity of public roads. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 655 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2230 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize an injection well used for oil and gas waste disposal to be used for the disposal of nonhazardous brine produced by a desalination operation or nonhazardous drinking water treatment residuals. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3198 84-0 (2015) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to permitting for injection wells in certain oil and gas producing counties. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3947 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to county fee imposed on operators of oil and gas waste disposal wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 517 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to notice of an application for a permit to drill an injection well in the territory of a groundwater conservation district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1588 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the management of the water resources of the state. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1724 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1903 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Co-author authorized
HB 340 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the power of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize certain injection wells that transect or terminate in the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 379 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a fee on oil and gas waste disposed of by injection in a commercial injection well permitted by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2992 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the reuse, discharge, or disposal of fluid produced from certain oil or gas wells on which a hydraulic fracturing treatment has been performed. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1532 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the power of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize certain injection wells that transect or terminate in the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 444 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to notification of applications for permits for certain injection wells. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 849 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to notice of an application for a permit to dispose of oil and gas waste in a commercial disposal well; creating an offense. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 3212 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a fee on oil and gas waste disposed of by injection in a commercial injection well permitted by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3412 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to regulation of the management and disposal of certain drinking water treatment residuals through underground injection. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 429 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to notification of applications for permits for certain injection wells. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 467 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the power of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize certain injection wells that transect or terminate in the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1148 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize certain injection wells that transect or terminate in the Edwards Aquifer. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1715 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to regulation of the management and disposal of certain drinking water treatment residuals through underground injection. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 177 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to testing requirements for certain commercial injection wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 178 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to limitations on the location of injection wells. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 179 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the application of new requirements for commercial underground injection control wells to be adopted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4026 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the application of new requirements for Class II injection wells to be adopted by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4027 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to limitations on the location of Class II injection wells. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4028 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to testing requirements for certain commercial injection wells. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
SB 273 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to testing requirements for certain commercial injection wells. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 274 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to limitations on the location of injection wells. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 275 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the application of new requirements for commercial underground injection control wells to be adopted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 62 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to prohibiting commercial solid waste facilities and injection wells for disposal of hazardous waste or industrial solid waste in flood-prone areas. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 790 69-0 (1985) Author: Willy, John Relating to proof to be provided for issuance of a permit for an injection well for disposal of hazardous waste and to restricting the locations at which certain new injection wells may be constructed. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2202 69-0 (1985) Author: Buchanan, J. W. Relating to regulation of water well and injection well drillers; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1185 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Buchanan, J. W.
Relating to the regulation of water well and injection well drillers; providing for civil penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1909 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the location in flood-prone areas of solid waste facilities or injection wells for disposal of hazardous or industrial solid waste. House: State Affairs Point of order sustained
HB 2112 68-0 (1983) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the use of fresh water for enhanced oil recovery activities under an injection well permit. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 990 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the location in flood-prone areas of solid waste facilities or injection wells for disposal of hazardous or industrial solid waste. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 15 68-2 (1984) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to prohibiting solid waste facilities and injection wells for disposal of hazardous or industrial solid waste in flood-prone areas. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1379 67-0 (1981) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the regulation of injection wells and underground storage of hydrocarbons. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HR 53 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Creating a subcommittee of the Committee on Environmental Affairs to study use of underground injection wells for hazardous waste disposal. House: Environmental Affairs
SB 938 67-0 (1981) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to the regulation of injection wells and underground storage of hydrocarbons; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 705 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the prohibition of certain injection wells for drainage of septic tank effluent; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 412 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to denial of an injection well permit under certain circumstances.
HB 1602 62-0 (1971) Author: Clark, Jim | et. al. Relating to the issuance of injection well permits.
SB 138 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to amending and revising Statutes and enacting Injection Well Act, relating to the disposal of wastes into a subsurface stratum by injection well, transferring certain functions and records from Texas Water Development Board to the Texas Water Quality Board, definitions, purposes, industrial waste, permits, penalties, other regulations.
HB 235 59-0 (1965) Author: Fletcher, Henry A. | et. al. Relating to the conditions for obtaining permits to use injection wells.
HB 236 59-0 (1965) Author: Fletcher, Henry A. | et. al. Relating to the kinds of wells for which permits to inject into the ground must be obtained from the Texas Water Commission.
SB 72 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to requiring persons to obtain permits to drill injection wells, or to convert existing wells into injection wells, for the disposal of industrial and municipal waste; providing penalties for violation.
HB 149 55-0 (1957) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy Relating to requiring persons to obtain permits to drill injection wells, or to convert existing wells into injections wells, for the disposal of industrial and municipal waste.
SB 6 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to requiring persons to obtain permits to drill injection wells, or to convert existing wells into injection wells, for the disposal of industrial and municipal waste.

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