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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 294 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to appointment of a receiver for a water or sewer utility.
  Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
  Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 407 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to protection of the electric power transmission and distribution system.
  Author: Tinderholt, Tony | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 773 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to information on projected changes in weather, water availability, and climate variability in strategic plans of certain state agencies.
  Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 788 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to enhancing the security of the electric grid; making an appropriation.
  Author: Parker, Tan
  Committees: Appropriations
  Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
HB 963 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to notice of bill payment assistance programs for certain electric customers.
  Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1083 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to authorizing a regulatory authority to establish reduced water utility rates funded by donations for the benefit of certain elderly customers.
  Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
  Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1228 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the miscellaneous gross receipts tax on utility companies; decreasing the rates of the tax.
  Author: King, Phil | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1460 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to electricity service provided by municipally owned utilities.
  Author: Workman, Paul
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1461 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the partition and transfer of a geographic portion of service area certificate of convenience and necessity by municipally owned electric utility systems.
  Author: Workman, Paul
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 1665 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of cross-border electric generating facilities.
  Author: Oliveira, René
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1964 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority and liability of owners and managers of apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and multiple use facilities in charging tenants for submetered and nonsubmetered master metered water and wastewater services.
  Author: Murphy, Jim
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2114 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission and the Public Utility Commission of Texas to identify customers who may be eligible for bill payment assistance programs.
  Author: Perez, Mary Ann
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2187 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water utilities in a service area.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2346 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to exempting certain customers from certain demand charges by transmission and distribution utilities.
  Author: Phillips, Larry
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 2369 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to municipal fees charged to public school districts for water and sewer service.
  Author: Nevárez, Poncho
  Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 2370 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the participation of deregulated telecommunications companies in the lifeline program.
  Author: Paddie, Chris
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2572 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the deployment of advanced metering and meter information networks in certain non-ERCOT areas.
  Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2576 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to studies by the Public Utility Commission of Texas analyzing electric rates.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: State Affairs | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2659 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the distribution of universal service funds to certain small and rural incumbent local exchange companies.
  Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2824 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring the Public Utility Commission of Texas to monitor and report on the deployment of advanced metering systems in this state.
  Author: Thierry, Shawn
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 2910 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to electric rates imposed on residential customers by certain electric utilities in the ERCOT region.
  Author: Flynn, Dan
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 2944 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to standards used by the Public Utility Commission of Texas to evaluate proposed routes of a transmission project.
  Author: Sanford, Scott
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 3073 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to financing programs for low-income electric customers and certain other electric customers; imposing a fee.
  Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 3534 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to rates charged by certain transmission and distribution utilities to certain places of worship.
  Author: Lambert, Stan
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 4012 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to notice of a scheduled disconnection of water utility service.
  Author: Paul, Dennis
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 4177 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to adjustments to universal service plan support for small and rural incumbent local exchange companies.
  Author: Cook, Byron
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 4217 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to energy resources planning for electric generation in ERCOT.
  Author: Farrar, Jessica
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 26 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions.
  Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
  Sponsor: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al.
  Committees: Environmental Regulation | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
SB 83 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to protection of energy critical infrastructure from electromagnetic, geomagnetic, physical, and cyber-attack threats.
  Author: Hall, Bob | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 586 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the distribution of universal service funds to certain small and rural incumbent local exchange companies.
  Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
  Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
  Committees: State Affairs | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 735 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to periodic rate adjustment by and to certain transactions involving electric utilities.
  Author: Hancock, Kelly
  Sponsor: Cook, Byron | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 873 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority and liability of owners and managers of apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and multiple use facilities in charging tenants for submetered and nonsubmetered master metered water and wastewater services.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon
  Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 1003 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the participation of deregulated telecommunications companies in the lifeline program.
  Author: Hancock, Kelly
  Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
  Committees: State Affairs | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1115 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the revocation of certain water utilities' certificate of public convenience and necessity for major rules violations.
  Author: Garcia, Sylvia
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1145 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the deployment of advanced metering and meter information networks in certain non-ERCOT areas.
  Author: Nichols, Robert
  Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 1476 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to eligibility for support from the universal service fund.
  Author: Seliger, Kel
  Sponsor: King, Ken
  Committees: State Affairs | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 1510 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to rates charged by certain transmission and distribution utilities to certain places of worship.
  Author: Perry, Charles
  Committees: State Affairs | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 1712 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain charges and programs associated with the universal service fund.
  Author: Huffines, Don
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1920 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to electric industry market power rules.
  Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 1976 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to benefit programs provided by retail electric providers and certificated telecommunications utilities for low-income customers.
  Author: Whitmire, John
  Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
  Committees: State Affairs | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1985 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water utilities in a service area.
  Author: Miles, Borris
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1999 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to energy resources planning for electric generation in ERCOT.
  Author: Watson, Kirk
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 7 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities; reducing or affecting the amounts or rates of certain taxes, assessments, surcharges, and fees.
  Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
  Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
  Committees: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform | Finance
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 489 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to customer protections related to smart thermostat services marketing and contracts.
  Author: Anchia, Rafael
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 911 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the composition of the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
  Author: Sheets, Kenneth
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1092 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an annual report of residential electric customer complaints.
  Author: Turner, Sylvester
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1101 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to extending the period over which the balance of the system benefit fund is to be eliminated.
  Author: Turner, Sylvester
  Sponsor: Whitmire, John
  Committees: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform | Finance
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 1535 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to rates of and certificates of convenience and necessity for certain non-ERCOT electric utilities; authorizing a surcharge.
  Author: Frullo, John | et. al.
  Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
  Committees: State Affairs | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 1768 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the use of the universal service fund to provide Internet service to certain persons with an impairment of hearing.
  Author: Naishtat, Elliott
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 2031 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the diversion, treatment, and use of marine seawater and the discharge of treated marine seawater and waste resulting from the desalination of marine seawater; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
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