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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  ROCK QUARRIES & PITS ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 2582 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to an exemption for certain quarries from regulation as aggregate production operations. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3200 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; authorizing an increase in the amount of a fee. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 1917 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to an exemption for certain quarries from regulation as aggregate production operations. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 2034 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to creation of a task force to study the health effects of concrete and rock crushing. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 2193 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; authorizing an increase in the amount of a fee. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2277 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the regulation of certain pits used to store flowback or produced water from an oil or gas well on which a hydraulic fracturing treatment has been performed. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 571 82-0 (2011) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 160 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3833 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the procedure for obtaining an air contaminant emissions permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for a rock crusher. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4280 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1414 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Frost, Stephen
Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2910 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to regulate certain quarry activities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3570 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the regulation of quarries; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3631 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the location of a quarry and associated pits in relation to residences in certain counties. House: Natural Resources Withdrawn from schedule
SB 712 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the regulation of quarries; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2886 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the protection of water quality in watersheds threatened by quarry activities; establishing a pilot program; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 785 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the regulation of quarries; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1354 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the protection of water quality in watersheds threatened by quarry activities; establishing a pilot program in a certain portion of the Brazos River watershed; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 547 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the distance between certain pits that are part of quarrying operations and adjacent property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2847 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the transfer of the powers, duties, and functions under the Texas Aggregate Quarry and Pit Safety Act from the railroad commission to the department of transportation. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3316 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the regulation of the location of, and aggregate piles maintained by the operators of, portable rock crushing machines. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
SB 913 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to air quality permitting of rock crushers. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1838 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the distance between certain pits that are part of quarrying operations and adjacent property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2538 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary | et. al. Relating to the regulation of aggregate quarries; providing for an administrative penalty. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
SB 910 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the regulation of aggregate quarries; providing for an administrative penalty. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 2234 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to the distance between certain pits that are part of quarrying operations and adjacent property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2732 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to regulation of quarries or pits in certain counties. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1530 67-0 (1981) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate and control the establishment, operations, and reclamations of limestone quarries and land encompassed thereby, providing for local option to implement the same. House: Natural Resources Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 737 59-0 (1965) Author: Markgraf, Jim Relating to injunctions and temporary restraining orders against quarry and open pit mining operations.
HB 709 52-0 (1951) Author: Tatum, Raymond T.R. Relating to levying an occupation tax on producers of asphaltic limestone and/or rock asphalt, providing for the filing of reports, keeping records and allocating said revenues.
HB 526 47-0 (1941) Author: Spacek, Rudolph B. | et. al. Relating to levying a certain tax on the production of all pit run gravel, washed gravel, sand, crushed rock and/or stone of any form used in road building or in the construction of buildings; providing for penalties.
HB 505 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to establishing a state manufacturing plant or plants.

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