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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 1493 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to requirements for the construction of a natural gas pipeline in a municipality. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1519 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to requirements for the construction of a natural gas pipeline. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1818 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3240 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to liability of certain gas utilities providing services or materials in the inspection, construction, or repair of a gas pipeline. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2099 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to enforce requirements for the prevention of damage to interstate and intrastate underground facilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development No action taken in committee
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 380 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to safety requirements applicable to gas pipelines in certain counties. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1792 83-0 (2013) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to safety standards and practices applicable to the transportation by pipeline of certain substances. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1863 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the amounts of the administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violating certain statutes under the jurisdiction of, rules or orders adopted by, or licenses, permits, or certificates issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2166 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the continuation, functions, and name of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2982 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the power of the Railroad Commission of Texas to adopt and enforce safety standards applicable to the transportation by pipeline of hazardous liquids, carbon dioxide, and natural gas in rural locations. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 212 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the continuation, functions, and name of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees and the elimination of a fee. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 749 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the detection and repair of natural gas pipeline leaks. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 900 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Wu, Gene
Relating to the amounts of the administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violating certain statutes under the jurisdiction of, rules or orders adopted by, or licenses, permits, or certificates issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 901 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to safety standards and practices applicable to the transportation by pipeline of certain substances. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1462 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the power of the Railroad Commission of Texas to adopt and enforce safety standards and practices applicable to the transportation by pipeline of certain substances and to certain pipeline facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1637 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to determine whether a person who owns, operates, or manages a pipeline is a common carrier. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1124 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to safety requirements applicable to gas pipelines in certain counties. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
SB 106 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to condemnation of municipal property for, and municipal regulation of, pipeline operations. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 107 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the detection and repair of natural gas pipeline leakages. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1293 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the amounts of administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violations relating to certain pipelines. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
HR 197 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
SB 2 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Appropriating money for the support of state government for the period beginning September 1, 2011, and ending August 31, 2013; and authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending the appropriated funds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SR 105 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
HB 472 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the effect and implementation of the law regarding reporting by a common carrier or pipeline owner or operator of contamination. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
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 876 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to the installation of natural gas pipelines in controlled access highway rights-of-way. House: Transportation Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1537 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to safety requirements applicable to gas pipelines in certain counties. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1538 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities or counties to adopt and enforce safety standards applicable to certain gas pipelines. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3292 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to an increase in the fee for natural gas pipeline safety inspections. House: Energy Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3658 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to the creation of the pipeline safety fund. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4300 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to safety rules for certain pipeline facilities and public awareness. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4441 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to establish standards regarding certain pipelines and appurtenant facilities. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
SB 686 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Orr, Rob
Relating to the installation, maintenance, or operation of natural gas pipelines on state highways and highway and county road rights-of-way. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1658 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to an increase in the fee for natural gas pipeline safety inspections. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1907 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the requirements regarding reporting by a common carrier or pipeline owner or operator of contamination. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2055 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to safety rules for gas pipeline facilities and public awareness. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2355 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation of the pipeline safety fund. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 2401 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to detecting and repairing leakage from natural gas pipelines. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 2433 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to condemnation of municipal property for and municipal regulation of pipeline operations. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 872 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the rates and fees related to pipeline inspection and gas utility services. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 951 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to certain activities in easements and rights-of-way of pipeline facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2161 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the power of the Railroad Commission of Texas to adopt and enforce safety standards and practices applicable to the transportation by pipeline of certain substances and to certain pipeline facilities, the provision of severance tax credits and exemptions and other incentives and procedures for producing oil or gas from certain wells or plugging wells, and the procedure for computing severance taxes in connection with certain gas sales; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HCR 225 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Recalling H.B. No. 872 from the Secretary of the Senate. Signed by the Governor
HCR 227 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Recalling H.B. No. 872 from the senate to the house for further consideration. Filed
HB 1185 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the contents of a plan for the assessment or testing of a pipeline. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1194 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to pipeline safety fees. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1512 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to meetings to exchange information regarding emergency management plans relating to pipeline safety. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2654 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to clarification of certain exemptions from requirements of pipeline assessment and testing. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3442 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to certain expenditures, charges, and other financial matters of certain governmental entities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1754 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the clarification of certain requirements regarding pipeline assessment, testing, and safety. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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 517 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to testing natural gas piping in certain school facilities. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1857 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the authority of a person to transport petroleum products in a pipeline system. House: Energy Resources Subcommittee members named
HB 1858 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the authority of certain limited partnerships to engage as common carriers in the pipeline business. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3219 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to testing liquefied petroleum gas systems in certain school facilities. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
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
SB 310 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 948 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the testing of liquefied petroleum gas piping systems in school facilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 958 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to testing natural gas piping in certain school facilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 1277 68-0 (1983) Author: Clark, Jerry
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to an administrative penalty for violation of laws, safety standards, and regulations relating to transportation of gas and gas pipeline facilities. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
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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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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
HB 1659 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to certain responsibilities of an owner of a common carrier pipeline beneath real property on which improvements are planned. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 630 66-0 (1979) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to location of certain pipelines. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
SB 182 61-0 (1969) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to authorizing the Railroad Commission of Texas, to prescribe or adopt safety standards for the transportation of gas and all gas pipeline facilities that are not subject to exclusive federal control, to require record maintenance and reports and to inspect records and facilities, to make certifications and reports and to take all other action requisite to the maintenance of the maximum permissible degree of state control over the safety standards and practices applicable to the transportation of gas and gas pipeline facilities within the borders of this state in accordance with Section 5(a) of the federal Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968; prescribing civil penalties for violations.

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