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SB 2154 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the amendment to an existing permit for a municipal solid waste landfill facility to accept increased amounts of Class 1 industrial solid waste. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2155 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the issuance or amendment of a permit for a solid waste landfill facility or hazardous waste land disposal unit to be located in a special flood hazard area. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 281 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 994 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
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 2532 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to a study on the effectiveness of regulations governing the design and construction of certain Type I municipal solid waste landfills overlying aquifers. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 3412 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 878 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1069 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1817 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a limitation on the location of solid waste facilities. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 1435 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to certain notices, reports, and descriptions provided by or filed with court and county clerks. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
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 1736 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
HB 1873 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
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 1529 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to an exemption from property taxation for certain facilities that convert landfill generated methane into renewable natural gas. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1591 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the goal of installing additional capacity for generating landfill gas energy. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3311 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana Relating to the issuance of a permit for a municipal solid waste landfill located near certain municipalities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4031 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the agricultural biomass and landfill diversion incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4084 81-0 (2009) 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 No action taken in committee
HB 151 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to consideration by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a landfill's impact on the transportation systems and economic development of the area in which the landfill is located or proposed to be located. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1053 79-0 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the location of certain municipal solid waste landfills. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1609 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the allowed wastes and exemptions applicable to certain municipal solid waste landfill units in arid areas and to public meetings held by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on permit applications regarding hazardous or municipal solid waste or landfill development permits. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2131 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the demonstration of financial assurance by a local government in relation to the operation of a municipal solid waste landfill facility. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2176 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to consideration by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a landfill's impact on the transportation systems and economic development of the area in which the landfill is located or proposed to be located. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3273 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the denial of certain landfill permits by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1407 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the demonstration of financial assurance by a local government in relation to the operation of a municipal solid waste landfill facility. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1676 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the denial of certain landfill permits by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 92 78-0 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to a study of barriers to the development of bioreactor landfills. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 594 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to requiring hazardous waste detection devices at certain landfills. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2052 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the location of an industrial solid waste landfill. House: Environmental Regulation 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
HB 3157 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of the disposal of solid waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Not again placed on intent calendar
HR 1772 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1952. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 1100 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the regulation of nuisance odors emanating from municipal solid waste landfill facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Posting rule suspended
SB 1234 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to restrictions on the location of an industrial solid waste landfill. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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
SB 1275 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the revocation of permits for certain landfill facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1511 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to municipal solid waste landfill facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1793 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the permitting of Type I landfills. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1952 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Swinford, David | et. al.
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Rules suspended
HB 21 78-1 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to efficiency in certain procedures and hearings of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 24 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the organization and operations of, and fiscal matters affecting, certain state entities. House: Government Reform Meeting cancelled
SB 19 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
HB 13 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to certain reports and permits of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Government Reform Reported engrossed
HB 44 78-2 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to efficiency in certain procedures and hearings of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 7 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to governmental entities and certain regulatory practices; providing a penalty. House: Government Reform
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 9 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to certain environmental reports. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HR 344 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 7. Reported enrolled
SB 2 78-3 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the organization, board membership, and functions of certain governmental agencies and to the transfer of certain functions to other governmental agencies. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 2970 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to hearing requirements for an application to develop land over a closed municipal solid waste landfill. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3415 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the development and use of landfill gas for state energy and environmental purposes. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3749 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to remedial actions regarding industrial solid waste disposed of in certain municipal solid waste landfill facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
SB 1447 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the requirements for identifying former municipal landfills and notifying the owners of the overlaying property. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1869 70-0 (1987) Author: Valigura, Keith
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to public notice of a hearing on an application for a landfill permit. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1892 70-0 (1987) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the approval of certain land fill permits. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1920 70-0 (1987) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to prohibiting certain solid waste sites or operations from accepting certain wastes. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1383 70-0 (1987) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to prohibiting certain solid waste sites or operations from accepting certain wastes; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
HB 1231 66-0 (1979) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to restrictions on locations of landfills. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 131 63-0 (1973) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to the operation of solid waste disposal sites and sanitary landfills under certain circumstances; adding Section 6a to the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended (Article 4477-7, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor

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