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HB 407 85-0 (2017) Author: Tinderholt, Tony | et. al. Relating to protection of the electric power transmission and distribution system. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 963 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al. Relating to notice of bill payment assistance programs for certain electric customers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1083 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to authorizing a regulatory authority to establish reduced water utility rates funded by donations for the benefit of certain elderly customers. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1190 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the sunset review of the Texas Underground Facility Notification Corporation. House: Government Transparency & Operation No action taken in committee
HB 1224 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to compliance of excavators of underground utilities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1475 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to electricity service provided by retail electric providers; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2114 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann 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. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2187 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water utilities in a service area. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2281 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the miscellaneous gross receipts tax on utility companies. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2824 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to requiring the Public Utility Commission of Texas to monitor and report on the deployment of advanced metering systems in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3162 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the duty of an excavator to notify a notification center or to make a 9-1-1 emergency call in response to underground facility damage or an emergency. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3211 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to requirements for the notice that excavators must provide to notification centers and underground facility operators for certain excavation operations. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3284 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the applicability of underground facility damage prevention and safety requirements to certain activities. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3656 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to authority of an electric utility customer to choose not to have an advanced meter. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4192 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the relocation of a utility facility located in a highway right-of-way. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4221 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to requiring owners of sanitary sewer systems to report the current condition of a system's infrastructure to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 79 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to the production of public information available on a publicly accessible website. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 83 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Relating to protection of energy critical infrastructure from electromagnetic, geomagnetic, physical, and cyber-attack threats. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to State Affairs
SB 538 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 559 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the miscellaneous gross receipts tax on utility companies. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1473 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authority to establish a customer assistance program for certain municipally owned utilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1985 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water utilities in a service area. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 2098 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to requirements for underground facility damage prevention and safety. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 24 85-1 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to protection of energy critical infrastructure. Filed
HB 489 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to customer protections related to smart thermostat services marketing and contracts. House: State Affairs Left pending 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 631 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the impersonation of a state agency website or an associated website; providing a criminal penalty. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 669 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the authority of a public utility agency to provide water and sewer service and enter into contracts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 911 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the composition of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 960 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the exemption of school district property from certain infrastructure fees charged for the control of excess water or storm water. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 961 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to the exemption of certain school district property from certain infrastructure fees charged for the control of excess water or storm water. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1092 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to an annual report of residential electric customer complaints. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1475 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al. Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1662 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1709 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the closing, abandoning, and vacating of a public road by a county; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1768 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the use of the universal service fund to provide Internet service to certain persons with an impairment of hearing. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2064 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the installation of certain telephone or telegraph corporation facilities on or across public roads, streets, or water. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2077 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to immunity of a governmental entity for damage to certain utility facilities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2535 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to liability for damages incurred in connection with certain excavation activities and an award of attorney's fees in lawsuits to recover the cost of the damages. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2538 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al. Relating to the designation of certain customer bill payment assistance program costs as an expense of operation that is a first lien against revenue securing certain public securities or obligations in certain municipalities. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2558 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the length of a billing month for a propane gas customer. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2758 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the duties of excavators to notify operators of the location of planned excavations and the duties of operators to mark the location of underground facilities. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2839 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the production of public information under the public information law. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2879 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to a study by the General Land Office regarding the feasibility of creating a mechanism by which a governmental entity could acquire small parcels of real property in an area and convey them to a developer in order to ensure the property is developed in compliance with model subdivision rules. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 2919 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to an energy efficiency pilot program for state-owned buildings operated by the Texas Facilities Commission. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 3069 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the authority and obligations of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Public Utility Commission of Texas to comply with and implement a Clean Power Plan. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3288 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to regulation of congestion charges in the electricity market. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3428 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the temporary continuation of utility service for real property of a decedent. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3663 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the temporary continuation of utility service for real property of a decedent. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3749 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the recovery of certain natural gas distribution utility ratemaking proceeding expenses; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3774 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the use of money administered through the Energy Services Program for Low-Income Individuals. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3801 84-0 (2015) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to protection of the electric power transmission and distribution system. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 861 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the installation of certain telephone or telegraph corporation facilities on or across public roads, streets, or water. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 865 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to immunity of a governmental entity for damage to certain utility facilities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1121 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of a public utility agency to provide water and sewer service and enter into contracts. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1398 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Relating to a study by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas on securing critical infrastructure from electromagnetic, geomagnetic, terrorist, and cyber-attack threats. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1592 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the designation of certain customer bill payment assistance program costs as an expense of operation that is a first lien against revenue securing certain public securities or obligations in certain municipalities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1954 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority and obligations of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Public Utility Commission of Texas to comply with and implement a Clean Power Plan. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 258 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to liability of certain public utilities that allow certain uses of land that the public utility owns, occupies, or leases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 404 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to liability of certain public utilities that allow certain uses of land that the public utility owns, occupies, or leases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 549 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the system benefit fund fee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 761 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to building code standards for new residential construction in the unincorporated area of a county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 890 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the conversion of the West Travis County Public Utility Agency to the Hill Country Regional Water Authority and to the creation of the Hill Country Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue revenue bonds or notes; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty; providing authority to impose fees. House: Special Purpose Districts Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1488 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to notice of utility rate increases. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1537 83-0 (2013) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to building code standards for new residential construction in the unincorporated area of a county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1650 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to county and municipal land development regulation. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1663 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to timing and frequency with which a public utility may file for a rate change application. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1687 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al. Relating to the composition and powers of a governing body in certain municipalities. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1963 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the election of a commissioner of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2156 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the ability of a municipality to regulate or limit a retail public utility's extension of service or operation of facilities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2237 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the recovery of rate case expenses by a water and sewer utility. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2332 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the liability of an operator of an underground facility for damages that result from a failure to comply with a duty to mark underground facilities to prevent damage from excavation or a duty to make certain notifications. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2406 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the installation, maintenance, operation, and relocation of saltwater pipeline facilities. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2532 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the regulation of propane distribution system retailers; authorizing a fee. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2585 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the reimbursement of utilities for relocation of utility facilities following improvement or construction of certain tolled highways. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2826 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2900 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to underground facility damage prevention and safety. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3080 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to a study on the feasibility of creating a program to provide discounts on Internet access to individuals who are eligible for lifeline telephone services. House: Technology Referred to Technology
HB 3166 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to implement a temporary price cap in certain situations. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3293 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to requirements for addressing and preventing damage to underground utility facilities; imposing a fee; creating an offense. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3294 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to increasing civil penalties for excavator violations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3355 83-0 (2013) Author: Cook, Byron
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to cable operators' attachments on distribution poles owned or controlled by electric cooperatives. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3547 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al. Relating to standards and procedures for determining whether a person who owns, operates, or manages a pipeline is a common carrier; authorizing a fee. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3701 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to compensation for excess electricity generated by a retail electric customer's on-site generation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 291 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to notice requirements for gas utilities entering certain real property; providing an administrative penalty. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 325 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the system benefit fund fee. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 456 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to building code standards for new residential construction in the unincorporated area of a county. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 488 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to discounted utility rates for public educational institutions; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 508 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the conversion of the West Travis County Public Utility Agency to the Hill Country Regional Water Authority and to the creation of the Hill Country Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue revenue bonds or notes; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty; providing authority to impose fees. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 514 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Wu, Gene
Relating to the installation, maintenance, operation, and relocation of saltwater pipeline facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 601 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the availability of certain payment plans for residential electric customers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 662 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Villalba, Jason
Relating to the composition of the drought preparedness council. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 701 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to a defense to prosecution for criminal trespass. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 795 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, René | et. al.
Relating to the composition and powers of a governing body in certain municipalities. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 885 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to notice of utility rate increases. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1239 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to distributed renewable generation and compensation for excess electricity generated by distributed renewable generation. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1257 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a settlement in a contested case involving an integrated utility operating outside of ERCOT in areas of the Western Electricity Coordinating Council. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1327 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the reimbursement of utilities for relocation of utility facilities following improvement or construction of certain tolled highways. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1414 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to certain retail public utilities affected by single certification in incoporated or annexed areas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1472 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to information that must be included on prepaid calling cards. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1599 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to county and municipal land development regulation. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1625 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to standards and procedures for determining whether a person who owns, operates, or manages a pipeline is a common carrier. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 23 83-1 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to a permit requirement and the payment by a utility of a fee for the use of state highway rights-of-way. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 69 83-1 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain eminent domain authority and the suspension of certain unreported eminent domain authority. Filed
HB 13 83-2 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to a permit requirement and the payment by a utility of a fee for the use of state highway rights-of-way. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 24 83-2 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain eminent domain authority and the suspension of certain unreported eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Meeting cancelled
HB 58 83-2 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to customer protections related to smart thermostat services marketing and contracts. Filed
HB 20 83-3 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain eminent domain authority and the expiration or suspension of certain unreported eminent domain authority. Filed
HB 263 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to an excavator's duties during an emergency excavation; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 267 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to rate and damage schedules governing certain easements or other interests in land of The University of Texas System. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 340 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to net metering for retail electric service customers and compensation for excess electricity generated by a retail electric customer's on-site generator. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 355 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a fee on coal loaded on or unloaded from railcars in this state and to the allocation of the revenue from the fee. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 430 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the provision of payment history information to consumer reporting agencies. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 491 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of a water and sewer utility to impose an impact fee. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 494 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the recovery of certain rate case expenses by a water and sewer utility. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 496 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the frequency with which water or sewer utilities must file a statement of intent to increase rates. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 540 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the allocation of the value of certain federal allowances for carbon dioxide emissions granted to certain electric or gas utilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 695 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program for the collection, transportation, recycling, and disposal of mercury-added thermostats. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 776 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the rights of distributed renewable generation owners and certain parties who provide distributed renewable generation to retail electric customers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 805 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the requirement that certain water service providers ensure emergency operations during an extended power outage. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 856 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and other entities regarding water and sewer utilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 977 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1022 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1165 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the exemption of certain electric cooperatives from certain regulations. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1302 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the establishment of the Texas Energy and Communications Commission to consolidate the functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources No action taken in committee
HB 1421 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the classification, use, and regulation of electric energy storage equipment or facilities. House: State Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1445 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the prices a retail electric provider charges certain residential customers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1449 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain right-of-way easements on land owned by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1485 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to discounted utility rates for school districts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1487 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to a study comparing the effects on retail water and sewer utility service rates of acquiring by certain means additional water for Bexar County retail water and sewer utility service consumers. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1801 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to notice of utility rate increases. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1943 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to liability of certain public utilities that allow certain uses of land that the public utility owns, occupies, or leases. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2133 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the Public Utility Commission of Texas' authority to disgorge revenue obtained as a result of certain violations; providing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2134 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the continuation and functions of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and the Public Utility Commission of Texas; imposing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2257 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the procurement and use of an emergency notification system by public service providers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 2288 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the regulation of distributed renewable generation of electricity. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2289 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the authority of a gas corporation to use a public right-of-way along a railroad, a railroad right-of-way, an interurban railroad, or a street railroad. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2295 82-0 (2011) Author: Frullo, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the administration of the universal service fund. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2406 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to transferring certain energy assistance programs from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources No action taken in committee
HB 2442 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the telecommunications service discount for schools. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2680 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the procedure for certain small local exchange companies to propose to offer certain services or to make a minor change in a rate or tariff. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2709 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to energy and efficiency conservation programs administered by the Texas Public Utility Commission. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2710 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to cable attachments to electric facilities of electric cooperatives. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2798 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to discounted utility rates for school districts and open-enrollment charter schools; providing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2961 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the creation of a program for the development of solar energy industry in this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3142 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to convenience charges by utilities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3169 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3258 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3262 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the procedure for interconnecting small-scale commercial renewable generation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3268 82-0 (2011) Author: Lyne, Lanham
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to permits for air contaminant emissions of stationary natural gas engines used in combined heating and power systems. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3344 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to competitive bid requirements for public utility agencies that award construction contracts. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3394 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to county building code standards for new residential construction; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3407 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the recovery through gas utility rates of expenses related to a rate proceeding. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3513 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the power of certain municipalities to establish performance standards for underground utilities, landscaping, tree preservation and sign control in a neighborhood empowerment zone. House: Land & Resource Management No action taken in committee
HB 3620 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to changes in participation in public utility agencies. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3754 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent residential and small commercial consumers in certain water or sewer utility service matters before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Considered in public hearing
HB 3802 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to liability of certain public utilities that allow certain uses of land that the public utility owns, occupies, or leases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 103 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the installation, maintenance, operation, and relocation of wastewater pipeline facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 117 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to allowing municipally owned utility systems in certain cities to fund a program to aid low-income residents in paying their bills. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to State Affairs
SB 312 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the exemption of certain electric cooperatives from certain regulations. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 389 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to emergency preparedness during an extended power outage of a water service provider with at least 250 connections. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 424 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 504 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to discounted utility rates for school districts. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 661 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the continuation and functions, as applicable, of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and the Public Utility Commission of Texas and to the transfer of certain functions from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas; imposing administrative penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Point of order sustained
SB 712 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the administration of the universal service fund. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 713 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the procedure for certain small local exchange companies to propose to offer certain services or to make a minor change in a rate or tariff. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 714 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 773 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 855 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to assistance provided by the Office of Public Utility Counsel to interested parties on certain electricity matters involving certificates of convenience and necessity. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 873 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to rate and damage schedules governing certain easements or other interests in land of The University of Texas System. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 943 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the classification, use, and regulation of electric energy storage equipment or facilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 981 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of distributed renewable generation of electricity. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1149 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to requiring electric utilities to comply with energy efficiency goals. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1150 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to requiring certain non-ERCOT utilities to comply with energy efficiency goals. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1151 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to notice of utility rate increases. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Considered in Calendars
SB 1217 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to an excavator's duty to notify a notification center before excavating; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1238 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to communications by public service providers during a disaster or an emergency. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1276 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to transferring certain energy assistance programs from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1340 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of the Energy Efficiency Council and to statewide energy efficiency; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1362 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to county building code standards for new residential construction; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1501 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to energy and efficiency conservation programs administered by the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1596 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to changes in participation in public utility agencies. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1597 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to competitive bid requirements for public utility agencies that award construction contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1613 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Brown, Fred
Relating to the application of the public meetings and public information laws to public power utilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective immediately
SB 1793 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to liability of certain public utilities that allow recreational use of land that the public utility owns, occupies, or leases. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1816 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to county and municipal land development regulation. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: International Relations & Trade
H. refuses to adopt conf. comm. rept-reported
HB 24 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to restrictions on the prices of certain consumer goods and services during an abnormal disruption of the market. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 280 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to energy efficiency goals and programs and demand reduction targets; creating an office of energy efficiency deployment in the state energy conservation office. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 630 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the regulation and governing bodies of independent organizations that govern power regions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 631 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the regulation of retail electric providers. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 632 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the requirement that retail water and utility services adopt an emergency preparedness plan for use during a local power outage; providing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 725 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Relating to utility bill payment protection for elderly or disabled persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 751 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the liability of certain public utilities that allow recreational use of land that the public utility owns, occupies, or leases. House: State Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 783 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the liability of an electric utility that allows recreational use of land that the utility owns, occupies, or leases. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 859 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to liability for property damage arising in connection with the use of certain easements; providing a waiver of sovereign immunity. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
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 995 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to notice of expiration and price change in certain retail electric service contracts. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1100 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the date of payment for retail electric services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1227 81-0 (2009) Author: Mallory Caraway, Barbara Relating to a grace period from the statement issue date for payment of services to gas utilities and municipally owned utilities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1243 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to net metering for retail electric service customers and compensation for excess electricity generated by a retail electric customer's on-site generator. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Statement of Leg. Intent Recorded in Journal
HB 1519 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the disconnection of electric services to certain customers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1627 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program payments to assist certain households receiving food stamp benefits. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1655 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the rights of distributed renewable generation owners and certain parties who provide distributed renewable generation to retail electric customers. House: State Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 1656 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of certain municipalities and counties to regulate platting requirements near an international border. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1695 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the requirement that electric utilities create and implement a plan for infrastructure improvement and maintenance. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1836 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the prices a retail electric provider charges certain residential customers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1837 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to regulation of electric services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2173 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the exemption of certain counties and school districts from the drainage charge imposed by a municipal drainage utility system. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 2194 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the goal of installing additional capacity for generating renewable energy. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2216 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula Relating to the regulation of the maintenance of telephone and electric utility poles. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2345 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi Relating to the rate charged for electric service by a provider of last resort. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2405 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the requirement that certain retail water and sewer utility services maintain service during an extended power outage. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2532 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to coordinating information regarding the location of infrastructure to which the supply of electric service is critical to the public health and safety or for emergency management purposes. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2572 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the authority of a gas corporation to use a public right-of-way. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2609 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of criminal trespass. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2776 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the requirement for commercially reasonable, long-term contracts for renewable energy. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3115 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John Relating to the computation of income tax expense for electric utilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
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 3366 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to the rates charged by a water and sewer utility. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3374 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to permits for air contaminant emissions of stationary natural gas engines. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3375 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to energy efficiency measures and technologies. House: Energy Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3381 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the regulation of the maintenance of telephone and electric utility poles. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3435 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to exempting certain utility property from impact fees and assessments in certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
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 3673 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the relocation of utilities as a result of the construction or maintenance of a toll project that is the subject of a comprehensive development agreement. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3729 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to the installation of certain pipelines in county road rights-of-way. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3787 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the relocation of utilities on certain highways and county roads. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3838 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent residential and small commercial consumers in certain water or sewer utility service matters before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 3894 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the provider of last resort. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4086 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to energy efficiency in newly constructed buildings. House: Energy Resources Subcommittee members named
HB 4218 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to representation in a court proceeding involving a retail public utility providing water or sewer service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 4331 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the exemption of certain school districts from the drainage charge imposed by a municipal drainage utility system. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4644 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to communications with utility customers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 126 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a temporary moratorium on authorizations for certain coal-fired electric generating facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 130 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain renewable energy devices. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 435 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a statewide goal for electric energy generation during peak load periods from renewable energy technologies. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 436 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a statewide goal for electric energy generation to meet base load demands from renewable energy technologies. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 630 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to utility bill payment protection for elderly or disabled persons. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
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 728 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the exercise of eminent domain authority by private entities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 874 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al.
Relating to the exemption of certain counties from the drainage charge imposed by a municipal drainage utility system. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1391 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of criminal trespass. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1468 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to notice of expiration and price change in retail electric service contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1522 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al.
Relating to the exemption of certain school districts from the drainage charge imposed by a municipal drainage utility system. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1563 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the liability of an electric utility that allows recreational use of land that the utility owns, occupies, or leases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
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 1676 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to fees charged by certain counties near international borders for issuing certain utility certificates. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1700 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the governing body of an independent organization for a power region. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1708 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to information that must be included on prepaid calling cards. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1749 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the authority of a gas corporation to use a public right-of-way. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1865 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the provider of last resort. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1885 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to strategies to better protect electric transmission and distribution assets against natural disasters. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2128 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to fixed price contracts for residential retail electric service. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2129 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the certification of retail electric providers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2253 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities and counties to regulate platting requirements near an international border. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
SB 2269 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the use of historically underutilized businesses by utilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2271 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the use of historically underutilized businesses by utilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2355 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation of the pipeline safety fund. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 33 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the rates charged by a water and sewer utility. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 149 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to rates charged for water or sewer services by an entity that takes over a nonfunctioning water or sewer system. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 269 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to energy efficiency incentive programs administered by electric utilities. House: Regulated Industries Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 478 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al. Relating to the date of payment for retail utility services. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 896 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the members and employees of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: Regulated Industries Considered in Calendars
HB 1214 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to the goal of installing additional capacity for generating renewable energy. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1695 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1861 80-0 (2007) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the area served by certain municipal drainage utility systems. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1893 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring a municipality to notify certain public utilities and telecommunications utilities on receiving an application for a permit to excavate or construct underground facilities. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 1900 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the imposition of certain administrative penalties related to market power regulation violations in the electric power market. House: Regulated Industries No action taken in committee
HB 1902 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the confidentiality of certain information involving the Public Utility Commission and the wholesale electric market monitor. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 2096 80-0 (2007) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to utility connections on certain tracts of property in certain counties near an international border. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2127 80-0 (2007) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles in connection with utility work. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2279 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the purchase of energy-efficient light bulbs for certain state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities. House: Government Reform Considered in Calendars
HB 2320 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to a temporary moratorium on authorizations for certain coal-fired electric generating facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2343 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to providing a discounted rate for electricity provided to certain school districts. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 2616 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to utility bill payment protection for elderly or disabled persons. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 2661 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the inclusion of certain expenditures for purposes of the rule that a specified percentage of school district revenue be spent for instructional activities. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 2678 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to certain rate changes by a water and sewer utility. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3068 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the authority and responsibilities of certain political subdivisions in relation to development. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 3242 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to this state's goal for electric energy efficiency. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3273 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the powers and duties of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing an administrative penalty. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3337 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the development and use of a comprehensive energy plan and to a corresponding temporary moratorium on authorizations for certain coal-fired electric generating facilities. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3344 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas in relation to the regulation of the electric power market. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3782 80-0 (2007) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the relocation of utility facilities required by improvement of a state highway. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3809 80-0 (2007) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to consolidating energy efficiency programs and fees. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3817 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to disclosure of financial statements and other financial information by retail utility providers. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3818 80-0 (2007) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas-Louisiana border region economic development steering committee. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
HB 3895 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the interconnection of a customer's renewable energy system to a utility's electric transmission and distribution system. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3961 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to procedures of the Public Utility Commission of Texas with regard to certain transactions. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
SB 385 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to reimbursement for relocation of utility facilities required by improvements of turnpike projects and toll projects. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 688 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Quintanilla, Chente
Relating to the area served by certain municipal drainage utility systems. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 860 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a temporary moratorium on authorizations for certain coal-fired electric generating facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1209 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the relocation of utility facilities required by improvement of a state highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1363 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles in connection with utility work. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1869 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of certain municipalities and counties to regulate subdivisions near an international border. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
HB 347 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the authority of a county to charge a fee for approving and directing the laying of certain pipes or pipelines. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 412 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the use of credit scoring and credit history by certain telecommunications and electric service providers. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 471 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to the authority of a gas utility to implement a rate change by posting a bond. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 474 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the duty of a gas utility to report certain transactions to the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 554 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the system benefit fund and to eligibility for and enrollment for benefits under the fund. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 821 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the regulation of transportation services for natural gas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 841 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the rates charged by a municipally owned utility to certain recreational vehicle parks for potable water or wastewater service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
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 987 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to costs incurred by certain persons in relation to complaints filed with the Railroad Commission of Texas against gas utilities. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1002 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the exclusion of urban property from irrigation districts and subsequent water use. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1083 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the application of the open meetings law and the public information law to an independent organization established by a power region and certified by the Public Utility Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1127 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the application of the public information law to an independent organization established by a power region and certified by the Public Utility Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1227 79-0 (2005) Author: King, Phil Relating to authorizing a municipality to require the relocation of a utility facility located in a municipal right-of-way. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 1301 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to reimbursement of costs incurred in certain proceedings before the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1370 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the liability of excavators for damage to certain underground facilities. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 1583 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of an emergency services district to obtain information to determine whether the district's 9-1-1 emergency service fee is correctly billed, collected, and remitted. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1696 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the relocation of utility facilities for state highway purposes. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1698 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the authority of certain municipal electric utilities to invest funds held in a decommissioning trust. House: Regulated Industries Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1766 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to exemptions from and reductions to the gas production tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1779 79-0 (2005) Author: King, Phil Relating to the continuation, administration, and operations of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Office of Public Utility Counsel. House: Regulated Industries Postponed
HB 1923 79-0 (2005) Author: Crabb, Joe Relating to nondiscriminatory and competitively neutral treatment of operators of competitive broadband networks by municipalities. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 2047 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the regulation of water and sewer utility services. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2129 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to energy-saving measures that reduce the emission of air contaminants. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2132 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to rates charged for water or sewer services by an entity that takes over a nonfunctioning water or sewer system. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2364 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to requiring an opportunity for a grace period before disconnection from utility services. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 2468 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain regulatory entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2637 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to regulation by the Public Utility Commission of Texas of certain technology, including new or emerging technology. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 2644 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to delay in the deregulation of certain electric utilities. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2730 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to energy conservation and efficiency. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 2986 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to the informal resolution of certain proceedings conducted by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Postponed
HB 3323 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the use by electric utilities of credit histories and credit scores in determining rates. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3460 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the interest rate to be paid on the deposits made by customers of a water, electric, gas, or telephone utility. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HCR 96 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Declaring legislative support for the continued expansion of Texas' energy generation capacity and its leading role in energy generation through the development of liquefied natural gas receiving terminals in the state. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
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
HCR 247 79-0 (2005) Author: Homer, Mark Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 2129. Filed
SB 297 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the rates charged by a municipally owned utility to certain recreational vehicle parks for potable water or wastewater service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 351 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the use of credit scoring and credit history by certain telecommunications and electric service providers. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 408 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas; providing a penalty. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 409 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office of Public Utility Counsel. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 425 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Luna, Vilma | et. al.
Relating to subdivision platting requirements and assistance for certain counties near an international border. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 765 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation of water and sewer utility services. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 949 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the informal resolution of certain proceedings conducted by the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1063 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Berman, Leo
Relating to the rates of certain retail public utilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1064 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al.
Relating to rate changes by a water and sewer utility. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1169 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority and financing of the Railroad Commission of Texas in relation to gas utilities. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1172 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to energy conservation and efficiency. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1344 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to investment in research and development by utilities of the state of Texas. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1464 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to funds to be used for nuclear decommissioning purposes by electric utilities. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1615 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain regulatory entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1735 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to benefits and rights for certain members of the Texas National Guard and armed forces of the United States. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1747 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the interest rate to be paid on utility deposits. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Meeting cancelled
SB 1755 79-0 (2005) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to costs incurred by certain persons in relation to complaints filed with the Railroad Commission of Texas against gas utilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1794 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to suspending the implementation of certain gas utilities' interim cost recovery and rate adjustments. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 46 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the continuance of the Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund Board and the limitation on deposits to the telecommunications infrastructure fund. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 158 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to charge a fee for transportation of utility service and placement of facilities along the Trans-Texas Corridor. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 159 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation or a regional mobility authority to purchase or condemn real property for the Trans-Texas Corridor. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 187 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to charge a fee for transportation of utility service and placement of facilities along the Trans-Texas Corridor. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 188 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to purchase or condemn real property for the Trans-Texas Corridor. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 592 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to energy efficiency programs developed by the energy office. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 835 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the membership of the board of directors of the Texas Underground Facility Notification Corporation. House: Regulated Industries Considered in Calendars
HB 1193 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the annual gas utility report made by the Railroad Commission of Texas to the governor. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1575 78-0 (2003) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to cost-based transportation rates for natural gas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1586 78-0 (2003) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to excepting from required public disclosure under the public information law the assessments of a utility's vulnerability to intentional acts of harm. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1624 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the exclusion of urban property from irrigation districts and subsequent water use. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1688 78-0 (2003) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the collection of the costs of providing certain notice related to registered sex offenders. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1931 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to pipeline safety emergency response plans and the requirements governing notification of pipeline construction and operation. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1942 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George Relating to incentives to encourage gas utilities to invest in new infrastructure. House: Regulated Industries Considered in Calendars
HB 1948 78-0 (2003) Author: Baxter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the membership of the electric utility restructuring legislative oversight committee. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1960 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to authorizing the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to enter into voluntary emissions reduction agreements with owners of stationary sources or groups of stationary sources. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1974 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to access by the Office of Public Utility Counsel to records gathered by the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 2006 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Elizabeth | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the construction and maintenance of utility, common carrier, cable operator, and energy transporter facilities along, over, under, or across a railroad right-of-way. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2187 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to requiring a residential landlord to provide notice to certain tenants regarding the interruption of utilities in certain circumstances. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2357 78-0 (2003) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to stating the amount of a franchise fee for the provision of electric energy services on a customer's bill. House: Regulated Industries Meeting cancelled
HB 2367 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to customers of the state power program. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 2388 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the late payment of certain submetered or allocated water bills and the use of certain submetering equipment. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2596 78-0 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the abolishment of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and to the transfer of its powers and duties to the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 2846 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the authority of the State Office of Administrative Hearings to conduct certain hearings over which the Railroad Commission of Texas has jurisdiction. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2878 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to transportation rates between a gas utility or municipally owned utility and a state agency. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3034 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Dan
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the rates of certain retail public utilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3066 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to energy purchased for charging an energy storage facility. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 3271 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to development and promotion of renewable energy generation from renewable and distributed electric generation technologies. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 3357 78-0 (2003) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to investigation by the Public Utility Commission of Texas of financial solvency of a privately-held incumbent local exchange company. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3367 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to requiring water utilities to adopt water rates that encourage conservation and dedicating revenue for conservation programs. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3444 78-0 (2003) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to gas transportation service for a state agency. House: Energy Resources Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .
HB 3537 78-0 (2003) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to providing water services within the extraterritorial jurisdiction or ultimate planning boundaries of municipalities. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 3538 78-0 (2003) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to appraisals acquired by municipalities from rural water supply corporations. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HJR 1 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the expenditure of motor vehicle fuel taxes and registration fees for rights-of-way for railroads and utilities. House: Transportation Postponed
SB 124 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to the continuance of the Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund Board and the limitation on deposits to the telecommunications infrastructure fund. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 146 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to procedural and registration requirements for certain sex offenders. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 302 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the collection of the costs of providing certain notice related to registered sex offenders. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 326 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the regulation of certain sales of water to be transported by pipeline. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 487 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the relocation of utilities required for the improvement of the state highway system. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
SB 508 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to planning and reporting requirements for gas utilities regarding workforce diversity and opportunities for small and historically underutilized businesses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 647 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to excepting from required public disclosure under the public information law the assessments of a utility's vulnerability to intentional acts of harm. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Left pending in subcommittee
SB 839 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to gas transportation service for a state agency. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 907 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the relocation of utility facilities on certain state highway contracts. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 914 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the construction and maintenance of utility, common carrier, and energy transporter facilities along, over, under, or across a railroad right-of-way. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 947 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the exclusion of urban property from irrigation districts and subsequent water use. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 951 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to use of regional notification centers to provide underground facility notification before excavation. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 1104 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the composition of the electric utility restructuring legislative oversight committee. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1197 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to access by the Office of Public Utility Counsel to records gathered by the Public Utility Commission of Texas. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1201 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to customers of the state power program. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1208 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to cost based transportation rates for natural gas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1271 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: West, George | et. al.
Relating to incentives to encourage gas utilities to invest in new infrastructure. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1438 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to costs incurred by certain persons in relation to complaints filed with the Railroad Commission of Texas against gas utilities. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SJR 31 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the expenditure of motor vehicle fuel taxes and registration fees for rights-of-way for railroads and utilities. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
HB 49 78-1 (2003) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to gas transportation service for a state agency. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 62 78-1 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to energy and water conservation by state agencies. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Organization
HB 125 78-1 (2003) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the provision of water service, sewer service, and wastewater treatment service. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 16 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to financing certain capital expenditures of state agencies with savings from utility cost savings contracts. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 472 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the regulation of telemarketing solicitation; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
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 524 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the provision of water and sewer service in populous counties; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 610 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to theft of retail water utility service. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 622 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron | et. al. Relating to financing rural water projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 701 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny Relating to certain fees imposed by the Lower Valley Water District. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 724 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the transfer of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission's powers and duties regarding water rates and services to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1281 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to water utility services, rates, and tariffs. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1300 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to a requirement that certain utilities provide customers with toll-free telephone numbers for certain purposes. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1400 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the regulation of cable television companies and cable television services; providing administrative penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1494 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the collection of solid waste disposal service fees by a county or by certain public or private entities contracting with a county. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1669 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the duties of an operator of an underground facility and of an excavator regarding marking of the location of an underground facility. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1902 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to school funding loss attributable to electric utility restructuring and the use of the system benefit fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1912 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose and use utility fees for certain disabled access improvements. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Record vote
HB 2033 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to requiring notice to purchasers of real property located in a certificated service area of a utility service provider regarding the cost or availability of water or sewer service. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2040 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to defense base development authorities created by certain municipalities. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2117 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the imposition by a municipality of a moratorium on property development in certain circumstances. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2151 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the authority of local governments to aggregate, purchase, and sell energy and natural gas. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2175 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by nonprofit corporations that provide chilled water and steam to certain health-related institutions of this state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2231 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the acquisition of certain water utilities by a municipality. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2391 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to fees, penalties, and training courses relating to notification of underground excavation. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2404 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the submetering and allocation of water service in apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and other multiple use facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2718 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the recovery of certain relocation costs by a gas utility. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2806 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to disconnection of natural gas service. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2839 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to energy efficiency programs developed by the energy office. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3034 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to certain fees imposed by the Lower Valley Water District. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3158 77-0 (2001) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to granting a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water utility service. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3353 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to excavation operations and underground facility damage prevention. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 3429 77-0 (2001) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to a transfer of the Railroad Commission of Texas' powers and duties regarding regulation of gas utilities to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3435 77-0 (2001) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to mandatory extended area service in certain exchanges. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3541 77-0 (2001) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the repair of damage to facilities of water districts within public rights-of-way. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3545 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the requirement of obtaining a permit for the emission of air contaminants for certain facilities and the fees for which such facilities are liable. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3553 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the authority of a municipality to charge certain political subdivisions a franchise fee. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 3604 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the requirements for the connection of land to utility service in certain subdivisions in certain counties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3609 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for gas and electricity. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HCR 315 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make a technical correction to H.B. No. 2040. Signed by the Governor
HR 359 77-0 (2001) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Encouraging natural gas and energy suppliers to negotiate with agricultural producers to prevent disruption of utility services. House: Energy Resources Reported enrolled
SB 67 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to a requirement that cable companies provide notice of severe weather warnings. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 191 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the applicability of subdivision platting requirements in a county near an international border. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 244 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the regulation of telemarketing; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 295 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to certain limitations on discontinuance of basic local telecommunications service. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 352 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to the collection of solid waste disposal service fees by a county or by certain public or private entities contracting with a county. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/02
SB 662 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to combining the office of public insurance counsel, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and the office of public interest counsel of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission into a single independent office of public interest counsel; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 958 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to testing natural gas piping in certain school facilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 980 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to the imposition by a municipality of a moratorium on property development in certain circumstances. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 996 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the authority of local governments to aggregate, purchase, and sell energy and natural gas. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1116 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the responsibility for and allocation of renewable energy resources by a generation and transmission electric cooperative. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 1122 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority of utilities to deny or limit service as a condition of compliance with the federal Endangered Species Act of 1973. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Land and Resource Management
SB 1174 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Turner, Bob
Relating to the punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving a public water supply. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1189 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by nonprofit corporations that provide chilled water and steam to certain health-related institutions of this state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1330 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the submetering and allocation of water service in apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and other multiple use facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1652 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the funding and operation of certain emergency management and disaster relief programs. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 52 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the expansion of subdivision requirements in counties near an international border and the establishment of a county planning commission in those counties to regulate subdivision platting and development. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
No action taken in committee
HB 78 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the appropriate mix of resources of an electric utility. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 260 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to providing protection from retaliation for reporting a violation of certain laws by employees of water or sewer service systems. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 515 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the funding and operation of certain emergency management and disaster relief programs. House: Public Safety Reported favorably as amended
HB 537 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to telephone solicitation; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
HB 543 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Elvira | et. al. Relating to the designation of a person to receive notice of utility service connections. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 603 76-0 (1999) Author: Siebert, Bill | et. al. Relating to the abolition of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and to the transfer of its powers and duties to the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 630 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the purposes and powers of an electric cooperative corporation serving a border county. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 818 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to requiring a residential landlord to provide notice to tenants regarding the interruption of utilities in certain circumstances. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 856 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to exempting certain persons from the safety belt law. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1062 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al. Relating to the provision of electric transmission services by a river authority. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1289 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the regulation of gas utilities organized as limited liability companies. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1303 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the authority of the San Leon Municipal Utility District of Galveston County to install and assess for street lighting. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1304 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the authority of the Bacliff Municipal Utility District of Galveston County to install and assess for street lighting. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1362 76-0 (1999) Author: Clark, Ron
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the selection of appraisers for the determination of compensation paid to certain retail public utilities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1463 76-0 (1999) Author: Clark, Ron | et. al. Relating to the provision of water or sewer service by a municipality outside the territory of the municipality. House: Land & Resource Management Considered in Calendars
HB 1573 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the provision of water and sewer service in the unincorporated area of a populous county; authorizing the issuance of county bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1588 76-0 (1999) Author: Hope, Ruben
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to providing notification of utility service connections to appraisal and emergency communication districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1625 76-0 (1999) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the investment of funds of a nonprofit water supply or sewer service corporation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1674 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to procedures for annual and special meetings of nonprofit water supply and sewer service corporations. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1985 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to recovery of certain relocation costs by a gas utility. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1988 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to powers of certain nonprofit cooperative corporations. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1989 76-0 (1999) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to certain transactions by a gas utility. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2214 76-0 (1999) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the authority of a county to operate a water or sewer utility system; granting the power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2308 76-0 (1999) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to services of a gas utility provided to a school district. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2447 76-0 (1999) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the authority of the Colorado River Municipal Water District to generate, purchase, and sell water power and electric energy and to acquire and dispose of facilities for those purposes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 2600 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to energy efficiency programs developed by the energy office. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2685 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the execution of credit agreements and issuance of anticipation notes by certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2796 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the regulation of water utilities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2898 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the execution of credit agreements and issuance of obligations by certain political subdivisions. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2931 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to submetered and nonsubmetered water utility service provided to residents of manufactured home rental communities. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3137 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the provision of retail water and sewer service by a utility owned or operated by a municipality in certain territories of the municipality. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 3187 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the role of utilities in the administration and funding of energy efficiency related customer programs. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3188 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to monitoring and regulation of electric utilities in the provision of energy efficiency products and services. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3203 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to limitations placed on utilities with regard to its activities, relationship, and interaction with competitive affiliates. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 3222 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to Internet access in rural areas. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3608 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of a tax on the purchase of coal in this state by a public utility; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3718 76-0 (1999) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to creating a code of conduct for companies providing retail electric, gas, and other end-use fuels; providing enforcement and administrative penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3721 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent certain persons in certain proceedings. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3723 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to required reporting of certain transactions of certain telecommunications utilities to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3753 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to registering pipeline operators with the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
SB 7 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to electric utility restructuring and to the powers and duties of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, Office of Public Utility Counsel, and Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Electric Utility Restructuring - Special
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 120 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to telephone solicitation; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 144 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Reyna, Elvira
Relating to the designation of a person to receive notice of utility service connections. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 168 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the provision of electric transmission services by a river authority. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to State Affairs
SB 300 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the use by political subdivisions that receive state financial assistance for water supply and sewer projects in economically distressed areas of the revenue received from those projects. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Referred to Border Affairs
SB 453 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al. Relating to the regulation of gas utilities organized as limited liability companies. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 533 76-0 (1999) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Denny, Mary
Relating to annual and special meetings and elections for water supply and sewer service corporations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 630 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the use by political subdivisions that receive state financial assistance for water supply and sewer service projects in economically distressed areas of the revenue from the operation of those projects. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 736 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the investment of funds of a nonprofit water supply or sewer service corporation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 741 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to recovery of certain relocation costs by a gas utility. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 816 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to certain transactions by a gas utility. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 821 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Olivo, Dora
Relating to the authority of a county to operate, or contract for the operation of, a water or sewer utility system; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 950 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Relating to submetered and nonsubmetered water utility service provided to residents of apartment houses and manufactured home rental communities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1037 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the provision of retail water and sewer service by a utility owned or operated by a municipality in certain territories of the municipality. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1075 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to powers of certain nonprofit cooperative corporations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1177 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the relocation of utilities required for the improvement of the state highway system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1295 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to testing natural gas piping in certain school facilities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1297 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to registering pipeline operators with the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1384 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent certain persons in certain proceedings. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1385 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to required reporting of certain transactions of certain telecommunications utilities to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1411 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of utility services in economically distressed areas. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1422 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to financial assistance for residential hookups to water and wastewater services in economically distressed areas. Senate: Border Affairs - Special No action taken in committee
SB 1459 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David Relating to the abolishment of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the transfer of its powers and duties to the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1503 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity to provide water or sewer utility service to economically distressed areas. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1797 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy
Relating to services of a gas utility provided to a school district. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1855 76-0 (1999) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Zbranek, Zeb
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, operations, and financing of the Tarkington Special Utility District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1883 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to certain rates charged by a gas utility or municipally owned utility to a state agency. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 12 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the restructuring of the electric industry. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 123 75-0 (1997) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the use of protective orders. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 737 75-0 (1997) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to resale of certain electric power. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 776 75-0 (1997) Author: Tillery, Dale
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to a municipal drainage utility system. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 799 75-0 (1997) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to short-term obligations issued by certain counties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 943 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to refunds. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1160 75-0 (1997) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity of a water or sewer utility. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1217 75-0 (1997) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to certain contracts for fire hydrant service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1309 75-0 (1997) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to ensuring reliable electric service and prescribing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1372 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to mergers with and acquisitions of certain utilities by certain other utilities. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1394 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the provision of services to certain areas by a municipality. House: Land & Resource Management Tabled
HB 1406 75-0 (1997) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to collection by water and sewer utilities of voluntary contributions on behalf of certain emergency services. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1536 75-0 (1997) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to confidentiality of personal information of a customer of a government-operated utility. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1541 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David Relating to regulation of water and sewer rates and services provided by retail public utilities. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1664 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a criminal penalty for the intentional removal, damage, or concealment of signs or markers giving information about the location of certain underground facilities. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1725 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to the imposition of a tax on the purchase of coal in this state by a public utility; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1807 75-0 (1997) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to ensuring that customers receive reliable and affordable electric energy services. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1847 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to utilities, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1898 75-0 (1997) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the relocation of utilities by the Texas Department of Transportation essential to the timely completion of a state highway improvement project. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1983 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to consumer information about pricing and production of electricity. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2148 75-0 (1997) Author: Longoria, John Relating to monitoring and regulation of electric utilities in the provision of energy efficiency products and services. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2187 75-0 (1997) Author: Moffat, Nancy Relating to the sale of electric generation and transmission assets and related assets of river authorities. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 2239 75-0 (1997) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to utility services for certain dwellings. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2295 75-0 (1997) Author: Oakley, Keith | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to excavation operations that may damage underground facilities; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2316 75-0 (1997) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to the provision of utility service in economically distressed subdivisions. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2595 75-0 (1997) Author: King, Tracy Relating to notice of service connections provided by certain utilities. House: Natural Resources Subcommittee members named
HB 2759 75-0 (1997) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the delivery by certain electric cooperative corporations of money that is presumed to be abandoned. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2905 75-0 (1997) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the powers and duties of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3037 75-0 (1997) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to cost-of-service studies for electric cooperative corporations exempt from rate regulation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3165 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the appropriateness and reliability of the mix of resources by electric utilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3179 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to consideration of certain expenses in utility ratemaking proceedings. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3268 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to electricity produced from state owned land or through conversion of state owned natural gas. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 3293 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to certain franchises granted by a municipality for use of municipal rights-of-way and remedies for certain uses of municipal rights-of-way without a franchise. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 3355 75-0 (1997) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to regulation of water and sewer services provided by retail public utilities. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3365 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the consolidation of state telecommunications services into a nonprofit corporation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3386 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the purposes and powers of an electric cooperative corporation serving a border county. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3454 75-0 (1997) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the allowance of certain expenses of an electric utility in ratemaking proceedings. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3479 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to increased customer options in the purchase and management of electricity. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 3480 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to select the provider of electric service provided to the political subdivision. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 254 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to refunds. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 690 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to state government's purchasing and use of electricity. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 859 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to certain contracts for fire hydrant service. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 965 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
SB 979 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to resale of certain electric power. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 980 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to ensuring reliable electric service; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1135 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to refunding certain charges made by certain utilities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1168 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to short-term obligations issued by certain counties for public utilities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1281 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Relating to excavation operations that may damage underground facilities and providing civil penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1370 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to certain merger, consolidation, and purchase transactions involving an electric and gas utility. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1371 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to increased customer options in the purchase and management of electricity. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1372 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the computation and mitigation of an investor-owned electric utility's excess costs over market. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1374 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the allowance of certain expenses of an electric utility in ratemaking proceedings. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1408 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to select the provider of electric service provided to the political subdivision. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1433 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the consolidation of state telecommunications services into a nonprofit corporation. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1512 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to the provision of utility service in economically distressed areas. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1521 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to taxation of certain water supply or sewer service expansion. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1529 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the provision of housing and utility services for certain dwellings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1571 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to ratemaking proceedings for certain utilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1573 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to disclosure and collection of electric and magnetic field information in certain real property transactions. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1670 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to increased customer options in the purchase and management of electricity. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1716 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to electricity produced from state-owned land or through conversion of state-owned natural gas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1721 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce Relating to ensuring that customers receive reliable and affordable electric energy services. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1751 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to utilities, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1768 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Relating to the abolition of the Public Utility Commission of Texas amd to the transfer of its powers and duties to the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1853 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the consolidation of state telecommunications services into a nonprofit corporation. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1858 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to monitoring and regulation of electric utilities in the provision of energy efficiency products and services. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 176 74-0 (1995) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to components of net income used in establishing rates of a gas utility. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 620 74-0 (1995) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to excavation operations that may damage underground facilities; providing civil penalties. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 877 74-0 (1995) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the enforcement of tariffs of certain water supply or sewer service corporations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 1001 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation of subdivisions in economically distressed areas and the delivery of water and sewer services to economically distressed subdivisions; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective immediately
HB 1281 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the operation of cable television systems by general-law municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1318 74-0 (1995) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to an exemption from the sand and gravel permitting process for disturbances of marl, sand, gravel, shell, and mudshell for noncommercial maintenance projects by public utilities. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1476 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the determination of the electrical load of an oil or gas field or lease. House: Energy Resources Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 1477 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the selection of electrical service provided to an oil or gas field, lease, or well. House: Energy Resources Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 1484 74-0 (1995) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to authority of an electric cooperative corporation to form and participate in a joint powers agency with a public entity. House: State Affairs Point of order sustained
HB 1485 74-0 (1995) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to entities to which an electric cooperative corporation may provide electric energy. House: State Affairs Point of order sustained
HB 1518 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to transmission of electricity through wires located above ground. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1715 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the determination of electric prices for certain customers, including operators of marginal wells. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1783 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the authority to charge a fee for installing or replacing water or sewer lines. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1788 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to a requirement that a utility make an effort to award contracts to historically underutilized businesses. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1789 74-0 (1995) Author: Black, Layton Relating to the use of unclaimed money of a local telephone exchange company to fund rural scholarships. House: Appropriations Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1820 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the regulation of electric cooperative corporations. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1824 74-0 (1995) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Relating to rates for water supply or sewer services charged by the City of El Paso to residents of a certain area of El Paso County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1935 74-0 (1995) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to single certification of an area served by a municipality and certain retail public utilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2128 74-0 (1995) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the regulation of telecommunications utilities, to the provision of telecommunications and related services, and to the continuation of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2332 74-0 (1995) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the service and rates of a gas utility. House: Energy Resources Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2368 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to authority of an exempt wholesale generator or power marketer to sell electricity at wholesale in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2387 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the regulation of retail water or sewer service utilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2449 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the distribution of state agency binding encumbrance reports and state agency reports about utility audits. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2773 74-0 (1995) Author: Serna, Gilbert Relating to electric rate classification of a community college. House: State Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2803 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to prohibiting improper utility disconnections in residential tenancies. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 3154 74-0 (1995) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to certain procedures for the investigation of utility rates and the refund of excess earnings. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 3159 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to continuation, operations, and functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Office of Public Utility Counsel; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 3164 74-0 (1995) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the continuation, operations, and functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Office of Public Utility Counsel; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Conference committee report filed
HB 3175 74-0 (1995) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the creation, boundaries, purposes, powers, duties, functions, authority, and financing of the Southwest Denton County Road and Utility District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
SB 239 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to components of net income used in establishing rates of a gas utility. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 278 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to conferring authority on commissioners courts in affected counties to regulate subdivisions in economically distressed areas; imposing certain platting requirements and service requirements on economically distressed subdivisions; imposing changes affecting certain local tax authorities by conferring authority on affected counties to create economically distressed area tax increment zones and conferring authority on counties to offer certain ad valorem tax abatements, conferring authority to issue bonds and create public debt; and imposing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology Ref. to Int. Relations, Trade & Technology
SB 319 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to a nonsubstantive recodification of the Public Utility Regulatory Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 373 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to the continuation, operations, and functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Office of Public Utility Counsel; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 389 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to excavation operations that may damage underground facilities; providing civil penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 665 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to entities to which an electric cooperative corporation may provide electric energy. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 666 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authority of an electric cooperative corporation to form and participate in a joint powers agency with a public entity. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 909 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the determination of the electrical load of an oil or gas field or lease. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 910 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the selection of electrical service provided to an oil or gas field, lease, or well. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 953 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to regional planning of water supply or sewer services for an area eligible for economically distressed area program financial assistance. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Co-author withdrawn
SB 1012 74-0 (1995) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to the regulation of retail water or sewer service utilities. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1054 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to establishment of infrastructure funds by certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Record vote
SB 1227 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the regulation of electric cooperative corporations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1268 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to the ownership, operation, or provision of a cable television service by a general-law municipality. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1283 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to rates for water supply or sewer services charged by the City of El Paso to residents of a certain area of El Paso County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1300 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David Relating to the use of unclaimed money of a local telephone exchange company to fund rural scholarships. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1424 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to state assistance for public school facilities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1524 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the composition of a rate class for electric service. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1527 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to administrative hearings for the Public Utility Commission of Texas provided by the State Office of Administrative Hearings. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1607 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Denny, Mary
Relating to the creation, boundaries, purposes, powers, duties, functions, authority, and financing of the Southwest Denton County Road and Utility District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1628 74-0 (1995) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Jones, Delwin
Relating to service and rates of a gas utility. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 133 73-0 (1993) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to rates for electric service to certain residential buildings. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 142 73-0 (1993) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to increase a utility's rates because of a change in tax liability. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 185 73-0 (1993) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to prohibition of consideration of charitable contributions in setting a utility's rates. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 670 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the payment date of a utility bill for an elderly person. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 690 73-0 (1993) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to collection by a water or sewer service corporation of voluntary contributions on behalf of certain emergency services. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 859 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Relating to confidentiality of certain information of a customer of a government-operated utility; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1062 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to purchases by utilities from certain disadvantaged businesses. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1153 73-0 (1993) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the location of certain utility rate hearings. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1209 73-0 (1993) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to components of net income used in establishing rates of a gas utility. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 1229 73-0 (1993) Author: Cain, David Relating to continuation, operations, and functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Office of Public Utility Counsel; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1432 73-0 (1993) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the powers of a river authority that engages in the distribution and sale of electric energy; granting the authority to issue bonds. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1695 73-0 (1993) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al. Relating to the service area of certain public utilities. House: Economic Development Coauthor Authorized
HB 1701 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the number of members of the public utility commission. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2164 73-0 (1993) Author: Rangel, Irma Amending Chapter 616, Acts of the 72nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1991, by increasing the number of counties to which it applies and making provision for a county utility board to operate and manage certain utilities. House: Natural Resources Rules suspended
HB 2225 73-0 (1993) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to the components of invested capital and net income used in establishing rates of a public utility. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2307 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the right of electric utilities to seek contribution or reimbursement from persons transmitting power on utility transmission or distribution systems or using utility transmission or distribution systems to make sales to utilities. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2490 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to unfair business practices by a gas utility and its affiliate. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2754 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to electric utility integrated resource planning under the oversight of the Texas Public Utility Commission, and the establishment of targets and timelines for the development of renewable energy as a source of power, and the foundation of a sustainment energy industry in Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HR 86 73-0 (1993) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Commemorating the 120th anniversary of the conjunction of the Houston and Texas Central and the Missouri Kansas and Texas railroads. House: Rules and Resolutions Reported enrolled
SB 83 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Williamson, Richard
Relating to the payment date of certain public utility assessments and utility service and related service provided by or to the state, a state agency or institution, or a local government. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 375 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Corte, Frank
Relating to metering for water usage in newly constructed apartments, condominium projects, mobile home parks, and multiple use facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Economic Development
Considered in Calendars
SB 412 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to components of net income used in establishing rates of a gas utility. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 420 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Cook, John
Relating to requiring a gas utility to refund illegal or unlawful compensation collected by the utility. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 421 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Cook, John
Relating to the requirement of notice of requests by gas utilities for rate increases and to the statutory procedures for approval and refund of temporary rates in gas utility rate cases. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 498 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the continuation of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Office of Public Utility Counsel. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 696 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to unfair business practices by a gas utility and its affiliate. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1093 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to authorization for a county to create a county utility system board to operate and manage certain utility systems. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1121 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to allowable expenses for utility companies. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1122 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to mergers and acquisitions of utilities. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1123 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the definition of public utility. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1237 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to utility improvements on the Texas A&M University campus. Senate: Education Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1490 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to the provision of utility service to certain political subdivisions. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
SCR 95 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Withdrawing Senate Bill No. 696 and House Bill No. 2490 from consideration and commending all parties involved in the compromise. Senate: Economic Development Tabled in committee
SR 1202 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 498. Reported enrolled
HB 67 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the election of the members of the public utility commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 227 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the number of members of the public utility commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 315 72-0 (1991) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the election of the members of the public utility commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 352 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the payment date of a utility bill for an elderly person. House: Retirement and Aging 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 428 72-0 (1991) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the number and selection of members of the public utility commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 792 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to certain information to be included in a utility's notice of its intent to change rates. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 827 72-0 (1991) Author: Thomas, Bill
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to regulation of water and sewer utilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 934 72-0 (1991) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to procedures governing the filing of certain utility proceedings. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 935 72-0 (1991) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to procedures governing the determination of certain utility proceedings. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 994 72-0 (1991) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the issuance of a certificate of convenience and necessity for utility transmission facilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1067 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to notification to the public utility commission of rate increases by a television cable system. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1365 72-0 (1991) Author: Laney, James | et. al. Relating to the duty of the Public Utility Commission to audit certain public utilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1373 72-0 (1991) Author: Yost, Gerald
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the authority of a water supply or sewer service corporation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1613 72-0 (1991) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the offense of criminal trespass on the premises of an electric generating plant or electric utility substation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1818 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to county regulation of subdivisions and to certain requirements before utilities may be connected. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1981 72-0 (1991) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the authority of a political subdivision supplying water, sewer, roadway, or drainage facilities and located in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality to annex additional territory and to provide additional utility services. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2044 72-0 (1991) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to the regulation by the public utility commission of fuel cost collection by electric utilities. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2133 72-0 (1991) Author: Larry, Jerald Relating to authorizing conveyance of an interest in park land to certain utility companies if the utility use of the land is for park benefit. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2200 72-0 (1991) Author: Laney, James Relating to adjustment of electric utility rates for cost of purchased electricity. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2202 72-0 (1991) Author: Laney, James Relating to the reimbursement of audit expenses by public utilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2203 72-0 (1991) Author: Laney, James Relating to the authorization of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to receive and direct the use of private funds. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2204 72-0 (1991) Author: Laney, James Relating to appeals to the Public Utility Commission of orders and ordinances of municipalities affecting electric utilities and regarding the rates of municipal electric utilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2205 72-0 (1991) Author: Laney, James Relating to the filing deadline for public utilities to report sales, acquisitions, leases, rentals, mergers and consolidations, and the requirements for such reports by public utility holding companies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2206 72-0 (1991) Author: Laney, James | et. al. Relating to the operation of an electric cooperative. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 2264 72-0 (1991) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the authority of a county to require adequate utilities in a subdivision. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2361 72-0 (1991) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to regulatory assessments collected by a public utility or water supply or sewer service corporation from its retail customers. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2425 72-0 (1991) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to unfair business practices by state-regulated public utility companies and their affiliates; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2639 72-0 (1991) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the authority of a county to impose a charge for the use of county roads, bridges, and rights-of-way by a public utility. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2663 72-0 (1991) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to excavation operations that may damage underground facilities; imposing civil penalties. House: Energy Left pending in committee
HB 2694 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to easements granted by the Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2853 72-0 (1991) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to the use of natural gas to generate electricity. House: Energy Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HCR 86 72-0 (1991) Author: Lewis, Ron Encouraging the Public Utility Commission of Texas to support efforts to ensure that utilities retain the ability to tailor their conservation programs to their individual system needs. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 96 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to excavation operations that may damage underground facilities; imposing civil penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to special subcommittee
SB 129 72-0 (1991) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to political advertising signs and the posting of political advertising signs on utility poles; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 158 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al. Relating to the operation and funding, including fees and appropriations, of the Office of Public Utility Counsel. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 185 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the regulation by the public utility commission of fuel cost collection by electric utilities. Senate: State Affairs Subcommittee meeting cancelled
SB 651 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the operation of an electric cooperative. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 718 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the staff and powers and duties of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Office of Public Utility Counsel. Senate: State Affairs Refer to s/c on Regulatory Agencies by Chair
SB 1049 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the regulation of metered electric utility service provided by recreational vehicle park owners. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 1092 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to procedures governing the filing of certain utility proceedings. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1097 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to procedures governing the determination of certain utility proceedings. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1111 72-0 (1991) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the establishment and powers and duties of the Texas Public Utility Commission and to the staff and powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1380 72-0 (1991) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the re-creation of a joint powers agency by public entities for the purpose of generating, transmitting or distributing electric energy. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1396 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the authority of a county to impose a charge for the use of county roads, bridges, and rights-of-way by a public utility. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1439 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to the duty of the Public Utility Commission to audit certain public utilites. Senate: State Affairs Refer to s/c on Regulatory Agencies by Chair
SB 1535 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple | et. al. Relating to the use of natural gas to generate electricity. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1546 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to improvements which may be undertaken by a municipal public improvement district and to the procedure for creating the district. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 1549 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to the acquisition, construction, improvement, and financing of cable television systems and facilities by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1561 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the regulation of electric cooperatives. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SR 849 72-0 (1991) Author: Rosson, Peggy | et. al. Directing the Subcommittee on Water to conduct an interim study regarding the adequacy of utility service currently being provided in the state. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
HB 102 72-1 (1991) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to regulatory assessments collected by public utilities, water supply or sewer service corporations, and certain districts from their retail customers. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 168 72-1 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the payment date of a utility bill for an elderly person. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Retirement & Aging
SB 26 72-1 (1991) Author: Montford, John | et. al. Relating to the transfer of the functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 89 72-1 (1991) Author: Krier, Cynthia | et. al. Relating to the imposition of certain gross receipts taxes on an electric utility owned by a municipality. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HB 5 72-2 (1991) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to increase a utility's rates because of a change in tax liability. Filed
HB 40 72-2 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the payment date of a utility bill for an elderly person. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Retirement & Aging
SB 64 72-2 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to the use of natural gas to generate electricity. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 74 71-0 (1989) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to the election of the members of the public utility commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 192 71-0 (1989) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the number and selection of members of the public utility commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 244 71-0 (1989) Author: Valigura, Keith Relating to a requirement that utility rates be based on the cost of rendering service to people in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 315 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to appeals of rates set by a municipally owned utility. House: State Affairs Rules suspended
HB 316 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the appeal of utility rates set by a municipality. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported favorably with substitute
HB 317 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the requirement of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for municipally-owned utilities. House: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
HB 641 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the requirement that a housing authority provide to tenants a statement of utility charges. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 810 71-0 (1989) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to a requirement that municipally owned utilities maintain uniform financial accounts. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 839 71-0 (1989) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to a requirement that municipally owned electric utilities report their load forecast, generation and transmission, and other information to the public utility commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 842 71-0 (1989) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the filing of an instrument granting a security interest by a utility in connection with real property. House: Judiciary
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 864 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the single certification of municipally owned electric utilities in annexed areas and in incorporated areas. House: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
HB 902 71-0 (1989) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the issuance of a certificate of convenience and necessity for utility transmission facilities. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 911 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the rates, regulation, and contracts of certain municipally owned electric utilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 912 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the issuance of a certificate of convenience and necessity for utility transmission facilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably with substitute
HB 1024 71-0 (1989) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to tenant remedies against the owner or landlord of an apartment house for cutoffs of electricity, gas, or water furnished to an apartment house through a mastermeter; relating to cutoff procedures and the.... House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1034 71-0 (1989) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to power of a county to regulate subdivisions in the unincorporated area of the county. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1053 71-0 (1989) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to exempting from sales and use taxes purchases of electricity used in maintaining or repairing railroad equipment. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1063 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the operation of an electric cooperative. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1177 71-0 (1989) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the duty of a municipally owned utility to provide wheeling service. House: State Affairs Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 1217 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Jim
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the safety requirements for electric utility lines. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1240 71-0 (1989) Author: Lewis, Ron | et. al. Relating to regulation of a public utility that is a party to a collective bargaining agreement. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1316 71-0 (1989) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the authority of a public utility to self-insure against certain losses and to the consideration of those costs in determining rates. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1370 71-0 (1989) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to a limitation on the authority of the public utility commission to award contracts to certain persons. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1455 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the appointment and certification of utility company peace officers, their duties and powers, the scope of their employment, and liability for their acts and omissions. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 1573 71-0 (1989) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to the determination of income tax expenses of a public utility for ratemaking purposes. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1714 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James Relating to liability for damages from the generation, transmission, distribution, or sale of electricity. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1767 71-0 (1989) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the status and rights of state agencies receiving certain services from certain utilities. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1799 71-0 (1989) Author: Harrison, Dudley Relating to the obligation of an electric utility to serve certain customers. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1808 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the regulation of water and sewer utilities; providing administrative and civil penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1878 71-0 (1989) Author: Perry, Rick
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to persons who sell or transport natural gas for vehicle fuel. House: Energy
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1883 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the utilization of gas power by state agencies under the General Land Office jurisdiction; the cooperation of state agencies in the use of gas power and their ability to charge for excess capacity and... House: Energy Pending in committee
HB 1969 71-0 (1989) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the Public Utility Regulatory Act and transmission services available to qualifying facilities. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2027 71-0 (1989) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to the Public Utility Regulatory Act and access to the transmission system by electric utilities and cooperatives and the authority of the PUC to adopt and enforce rules. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2099 71-0 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the Public Utility Regulatory Act and encouraging utilities to actively seek alternative energy sources before commencing construction of any new power plant and to use competitive bidding to assure that.... House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2100 71-0 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the Public Utility Regulatory Act and specifying competitive bidding by public utilities for major construction contracts. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2109 71-0 (1989) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to the interruption of utilities and the exclusion of a tenant. House: Business & Commerce Companion considered in lieu in comm.
HB 2119 71-0 (1989) Author: Edge, Eldon
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the sale or transfer of stock in a water supply or sewer service corporation and to the rights of the person to whom the stock is sold or transferred. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2155 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to charges by a city for use of a street, alley or public way by a public utility. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2174 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the amount a nonprofit corporation may be charged for cable television services. House: Business & Commerce Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2297 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the provision of service by a municipally owned utility system. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 2314 71-0 (1989) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to public utilities refunding overcollected taxes proportionately to customers. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2384 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Anita | et. al. Amending Section 55(d), Public Utility Regulatory Act (Article 1446C, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes, as amended); relating to revocation of certificates of convenience and necessity of an electric utility.... House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2428 71-0 (1989) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to costs of disposing of nuclear waste and decommissioning nuclear plants. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2452 71-0 (1989) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to single certification of water and sewer utilities in incorporated or annexed areas. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu in comm.
HB 2478 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to appeal of utility rates set by a municipality. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2577 71-0 (1989) Author: Laney, James Relating to the method of calculating extensions of the period of suspension of utility rate schedules to account for days of hearing. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2578 71-0 (1989) Author: Laney, James Relating to required staff positions for the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2579 71-0 (1989) Author: Laney, James Relating to funding of audits of utilities conducted on behalf of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2580 71-0 (1989) Author: Laney, James Relating to deletion of obsolete statutory provisions pertinent to water supply and sewer service corporations and TEXAN and TEXAN II telecommunications service. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2590 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the authority of a public entity to create a municipal power agency. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 2610 71-0 (1989) Author: Thomas, Bill Relating to the management and operation of certain municipally owned utilities, including the power to issue bonds and the power of eminent domain. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2613 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the prevention of negligent or unsafe excavation or demolition operations resulting in damage to underground utilities, requiring the filing of certain notices by the owners of underground facilities and.... House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2641 71-0 (1989) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to the authority of a municipality, county, or other political subdivision to grant an easement to a water supply or sewer service corporation. House: Natural Resources Postponed in committee
HB 2776 71-0 (1989) Author: Connelly, Barry Relating to regulation of operator service providers. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2881 71-0 (1989) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to public utilities refunding amounts collected based on taxes not paid. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2882 71-0 (1989) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to electric utilities having excess capacity. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2886 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to competition and trade practices regarding the sale or distribution of satellite television programming; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2913 71-0 (1989) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the requirement for a certificate of convenience and necessity for municipally-owned utilities to serve customers within the corporate boundaries of the municipality. House: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2947 71-0 (1989) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to plat requirements, regulations and utility services applicable to certain subdivisions of land. House: Urban Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 2948 71-0 (1989) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to the right of certain municipally-owned electric utilities to enter cooperative agreements. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 2949 71-0 (1989) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to expenses that may be considered in determining the rates a utility may charge and to reports relating to those expenses. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2965 71-0 (1989) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the compensation a municipally-owned utility must pay when condemning any electric utility property for its own use. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 3007 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to the authority of certain corporations to use public roads, streets, and waters for magnetic telegraph lines. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 3049 71-0 (1989) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to reducing the assessment fee imposed on public utilities. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 3147 71-0 (1989) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to a requirement that gas utilities in this state buy gas produced in this state. House: Energy Referred to Energy
HCR 189 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral Requesting the City of Austin to adhere to the agreement reflected in H.C.R. 32 from the 70th Regular Session. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 62 71-0 (1989) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Directing the Public Utility Commission to act promptly on matters of consumer interest. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HR 534 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David | et. al. Restating the legislative intent of the Public Utility Regulatory Act. House: State Affairs Reported enrolled
SB 65 71-0 (1989) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to a prohibition on certain local officials serving on the board of directors of a utility. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 217 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the regulation by the public utility commission of fuel cost collection by electric utilities. Senate: State Affairs Record vote
SB 340 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to regulation of a public utility that is a party to a collective bargaining agreement. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 389 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the operation of certain vehicles transporting poles for the maintenance of electric power transmission and distribution lines. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
SB 425 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the operation of an electric cooperative. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 445 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to use of public roads, streets, and waters by telegraph companies. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 600 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Tallas, Jim
Relating to the authority of public utilities to self-insure against certain losses and to the consideration of those costs in determining rates. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 935 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Thomas, Bill
Relating to the management and operation of certain municipally owned utilities, including the power to issue bonds and the power of eminent domain. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 944 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to costs of disposing of nuclear waste and decommissioning nuclear plants. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 968 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the utilization of gas power by state agencies under the General Land Office jurisdiction; the cooperation of state agencies in the use of gas power and their ability to charge for . . . Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1023 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Relating to persons who sell or transport natural gas for vehicle fuel. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1040 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to charges by a city for use of a street, alley or public way by a public utility. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1061 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the determination of income tax expenses of a public utility for ratemaking purposes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1063 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the prevention of negligent or unsafe excavation or demolition operations resulting in damage to underground utilities, requiring the filing of certain notices by the owners of underground facilities .... Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1067 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to single certification of water and sewer utilities in incorporated or annexed areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1082 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to regulation of operator service providers. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1096 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the obligation of electric utilities to provide service to certain electric consumers. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1265 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to unlawful practices related to satellite programming; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1276 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to tenant remedies against the owner or landlord of an apartment house for cutoffs of electricity, gas, or water furnished to an apartment house through a mastermeter; relating to cutoff procedures and the ... Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1288 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to the exclusion of a tenant. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1290 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to the interruption of utilities connected to leased premises and the removal of property and exclusion of a tenant from leased premises. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1298 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Amending Art. 1113 V.C.S., relating to the rates charged for municipal electric utility services. Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1398 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the Public Utility Regulatory Act and transmission services available to qualifying facilities. Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1415 71-0 (1989) Author: Leedom, John Amending Section 55(d), Public Utility Regulatory Act (Article 1446c, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes, as amended); relating to revocation of certificates of convenience and necessity of an electric utility.... Senate: State Affairs Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 1454 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the Public Utility Regulatory Act and access to the transmission system by electric utilities and cooperatives and the authority of the PUC to adopt and enforce rules. Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1554 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to electric utilities having excess capacity. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1578 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Relating to funding of audits of utilities conducted on behalf of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1579 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Relating to deletion of obsolete statutory provisions pertinent to water supply and sewer service corporations and TEXAN and TEXAN II telecommunications service. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1580 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Relating to the method of calculating extensions of the period of suspension of utility rate schedules to account for days of hearing. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1581 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Relating to required staff positions for the Public Utility Commission of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1723 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the application of the Texas Sunset Act to the Public Utility Commission and the Office of Public Utility Counsel. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1757 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to utility audits or evaluations required by the public utility commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
House conferees appointed
SB 1859 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to power of a county to regulate subdivisions in the unincorporated area of the county. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SCR 23 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Calling for a study of a state telecommunications satellite. House: House Administration
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
SR 2 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Directing the Public Utility Commission to act promptly on matters of consumer interest. Senate: State Affairs Adopted as amended
SR 736 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet Recognizing that the Public Utility Commission has discretion to award litigation costs to participants before it. Senate: State Affairs Tagged in committee
HB 71 71-2 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the appraisal for property tax purposes of utility property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2 71-4 (1990) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the provision of utility service to a school by a municipally owned utility. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 110 71-4 (1990) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the exemption of certain uses of gas and electricity in the processing of tangible personal property from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 56 71-6 (1990) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the operation and funding of the Public Utility Commission of Texas; making appropriations. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 13 71-6 (1990) Author: Dickson, Temple | et. al.
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim | et. al.
Relating to emergency appropriations to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 297 70-0 (1987) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to reports to an appraisal district of the institution of new utility service. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 676 70-0 (1987) Author: Kubiak, L.B. Relating to certain utility certificates of convenience and necessity. House: State Affairs Coauthor withdrawn
HB 690 70-0 (1987) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to certain information to be included in a utility's notice of its intent to change rates. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 720 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the application of certain municipal annexation laws to special utility districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1602 70-0 (1987) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to payment in lieu of taxes by certain utilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1770 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to the regulation of certain utilities by the public utility commission. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 1825 70-0 (1987) Author: Morales, Dan Relating to the authority of limited partnerships to exercise the power of eminent domain. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1937 70-0 (1987) Author: Tallas, Jim
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to authorizing a public utility to self-insure all or part of its potential losses from windstorm, fire, explosion, or any other class of catastrophic property loss; providing for creation of appropriate reserve accounts and consideration of those accounts for rate-making purposes. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Record vote
HB 1981 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to service connections by a municipal utility district to individually metered dwelling units; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2356 70-0 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to management audits and the expenses of conducting management audits under the Public Utility Regulatory Act. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2410 70-0 (1987) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Providing for the improvement of Resource Management in Utility System Operation. House: State Affairs Reported from s/c with substitute
HR 733 70-0 (1987) Author: Earley, Robert Directing the Public Utility Commission to establish an Advisory Committee on Extended Area Service.
SB 255 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the granting of certificates of convenience and necessity in cases involving the exercise of eminent domain powers. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 700 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to discontinuance of utility service. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 854 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to certain records and reports of utilities and rate-making or changing procedures. Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 921 70-0 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to requiring permits to install utility lines within county right-of-way; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 953 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to certain communications of members and employees of the public utility commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 1221 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the regulation of certain utilities by the public utility commission. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 893 69-0 (1985) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to certain information to be included in a utility's notice of its intent to change rates. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 1030 69-0 (1985) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to utility service, utility deposits, and security deposits for certain apartment houses; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary Motion to reconsider and table
HB 1052 69-0 (1985) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to a utility service for certain apartment houses. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1528 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Patricia
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the authority of certain general-law cities to establish drainage utility systems. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1847 69-0 (1985) Author: Adkisson, Tommy Relating to the authority of Commissioners Courts in counties having a population of more than 900,000 persons to enact certain ordinances relating to (1) the assessment of fees for the review of subdivision plats; (2) the requirement of permits and fees by non public utility companies installing utility lines within the county right-of-way; (3) the assessment of fines for violation of a County ordinance; (4) the regulation and control of all construction, installation, repair or removal of any existing county highway or improvement; and (5) the requirement of reimbursement for costs of any county highway or improvement from the owner of the property benefited. House: County Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1978 69-0 (1985) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to administrative law judges employed by the Public Utility Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2030 69-0 (1985) Author: Kubiak, L.B. Relating to certain utility certificates of convenience and necessity. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 2076 69-0 (1985) Author: Robnett, Nolan
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to utility submetering for certain dwellings. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2224 69-0 (1985) Author: Patrick, Kae Relating to the deadline for certain actions by the public utility commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2291 69-0 (1985) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to certain records and reports, to classification of expenses for rate-making purposes, to reporting requirements, and to statements of intent to change rates; amending the Public Utility Regulatory Act (Article 1446c, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) by amending Section 30; Subsection (c), Section 41; and Subsection (a), Section 43; and by adding a new Section 34A. House: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2294 69-0 (1985) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the establishment of Roadway Networks as a Utility for public construction or improvement projects and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 2414 69-0 (1985) Author: Denton, Betty
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the inclusion of Texas State Technical Institute among the institutions eligible to benefit from an existing appropriation for purchased utilities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 568 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the inclusion of Texas State Technical Institute among the institutions eligible to benefit from an existing appropriation for purchased utilities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Governor submitted as emergency
SB 1031 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to rate-making proceedings before the Public Utility Commission of Texas, to rate change applications and appeals. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1033 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to certain transactions involving affiliates; to the definition of "service"; to disallowance of certain payments for rate-making purposes; and to reporting of certain transactions involving public utility facilities. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
SB 1034 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to interest on customer deposits for utility service. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1035 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the granting of certificates of convenience and necessity in cases involving the exercise of eminent domain powers. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
SB 1036 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to certain records and reports of a utility. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
SB 1039 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to certain records and reports, to classification of expenses for rate-making purposes, to reporting requirements, and to statements of intent to change rates. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in s/c
SB 1090 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Defining the term "system" as used in Chapter 10, Title 28, Revised Civil Statutes of 1925, as amended, in reference to the water, sewer, gas, or electric utility systems of any town or city. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
SB 1165 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the deadline for certain actions by the public utility commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1306 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to utility service for certain apartment houses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1323 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to utility submetering. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
HB 23 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to a utility assistance program for the elderly. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 59 68-0 (1983) Author: Cary, Reby Relating to increases in utility rates without public utility commission approval. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 269 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to construction by a utility. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 271 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the procedure for a utility rate change. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 272 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to putting into effect of utility rates before a final determination by the regulatory authority. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 329 68-0 (1983) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to automatic changes in utility charges. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 342 68-0 (1983) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the creation of the Office of Public Counsel for Utility Matters. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 431 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to utility charges by a housing authority. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 496 68-0 (1983) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the time when a utility may put a rate change into effect. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 587 68-0 (1983) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the identification of utility employees entering private property. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 635 68-0 (1983) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the regulation of utilities by local governments. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 695 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Providing minimum precautions to be taken by public utilities in relation to entering manholes. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 806 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Carlyle Relating to the continuation of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the regulation of utilities. House: State Affairs No action taken
HB 810 68-0 (1983) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the installment payment of utility bills. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 869 68-0 (1983) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to intervention by the attorney general in a judicial review of a utility regulation decision. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 887 68-0 (1983) Author: Bomer, Elton Relating to the qualifications, prohibitions, powers and duties, and activities of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and its personnel; providing for funding of the commission and the office of public counsel; expanding the coverage of its regulation of utilities; requiring certain reports and forecasts by utilities and the commission; realting to ratemaking procedures and considerations for determining rates to be allowed or changed by utilities or expanding existing facilities or buidling new facilities; and application of the Texas Sunset Act. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 909 68-0 (1983) Author: Salinas, Froy Relating to the regulation of utilities; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 955 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson, David Relating to utility charges by a landlord to a tenant. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1077 68-0 (1983) Author: Gandy, Charles Relating to exclusion of certain advertising costs from consideration in determining a utility's rates. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1130 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to supplemental appropriations to pay the additional cost of purchased utilities at certain institutions of higher education. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1165 68-0 (1983) Author: Buchanan, J. W. Relating to the regulation of utilities in certain unincorporated areas. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1314 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the regulation of sanitation utilities. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1531 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to a program for the relief of certain consumers of residential gas and electricity. House: Human Services No action taken
HB 1604 68-0 (1983) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to the composition, selection, powers and duties, and activities of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and its personnel; providing for funding of the commission and the office of public counsel; expanding the coverage of its regulation of utilities; requiring certain reports and forecasts by utilities and the commission; relating to ratemaking procedures by municipalities; providing for hearings and procedures and considerations for determining rates to be allowed or changed by utilities or expanding existing facilities or building new facilities; providing for appeals from railroad commission decisions and application of the Texas Sunset Act. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1608 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Jay
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to powers of certain partnerships or other combinations of corporations that provide energy for utilities. House: Energy
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1680 68-0 (1983) Author: Salinas, Froy Relating to authority of retail public utilities to provide service in certain incorporated areas. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1920 68-0 (1983) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the definition of gas utility, public utility, and utility for certain purposes. House: Energy Referred to subcommittee
HB 1937 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the due dates of the public utilities gross receipts assessment and the interest rate on delinquent assessments. House: Ways & Means Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 2424 68-0 (1983) Author: Valles, Robert "Bob" Relating to exemption from sales and use tax for certain commercial uses of gas and electricity. House: Ways & Means Committee laid on table subject to call
HR 469 68-0 (1983) Author: Bomer, Elton Suspending the house rules regarding the conference committee consideration of SB232.
SB 188 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to utility services for North Texas State University. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 232 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to the regulation of utilities and to the continuation of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and to its powers and duties, administration, staff, and funding; relating to the qualifications, powers and duties, and activities of the commission members and employees and personnel during and after the term of service or employment; prohibiting employment of former commission employees under certain circumstances; establishing the Office of Public Utility Counsel and prescribing its powers and duties; providing for a public utility counsel or counsellor and prescribing his or her qualifications, powers, and duties; requiring audits; requiring certain reports and forecasts by utilities and the commission; providing rules and considerations for approval of building new facilities and for fixing or regulating rates to be allowed or changed by utilities; providing for hearings; relating to ratemaking procedures by municipalities and appeals; providing for judicial review of proceedings of the utility commission; adding special policy and provisions as to the authority and power of the commission over telecommunications utilities; reenacting the Public Utility Regulatory Act, as amended; removing the railroad commission and regulation of gas utilities from the coverage of the Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 260 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the regulation of utilities, continuation of the Public Utilities Commission of Texas and election of members. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
SB 365 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to a program for the relief of certain consumers of residential gas and electricity. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 386 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the creation of the Office of Public Counsel for Utility Matters. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
SB 489 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to lifeline utility rates for senior citizens. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 535 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the regulation of public utilities, to restructuring of rates for residential customers of certain public utilities, and to the powers and duties of the Texas Public Utility Commission; requiring certain follow-up reviews. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 552 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to amending or revoking certificates of convenience and public necessity of certain public utilities and to compensation for facilities no longer used. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
SB 577 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Providing for the establishment, powers and duties, and financing of the office of consumer counsel, a public utility counselor, and an advisory board for the benefit of residential and small commercial consumers. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
SB 936 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the definition of gas utility, public utility, and utility for certain purposes. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 986 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the due dates of the public utilities gross receipts assessment and the interest rate on delinquent assessments. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1053 68-0 (1983) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Relating to utility rate relief programs of municipalities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1167 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Relating to authorizing the issuance of short term obligations by certain cities, river authorities, navigation districts, joint power agencies, and certain transit authorities and the use of funds generated; prescribing the terms and conditions under which such obligations may be issued and delivered and the status of such obligations; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1243 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the continuation of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the regulation of utilities. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
SB 1408 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Relating to allowing an incorporated city or town or other political subdivision of the state to issue a permit to a nonprofit organization for the construction of apartment houses for the low-income elderly without requiring individual metering or submetering. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SR 666 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Authorizing Conference Committee on S.B. 232 to make certain changes in bill.
HB 50 67-0 (1981) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Creating the office of Public Counsel for Utility Matters. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 52 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the powers of the Public Utility Commission over public utilities within its jurisdiction. House: State Affairs Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 53 67-0 (1981) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the regulation of public utilities. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 57 67-0 (1981) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to powers of the public utility commission over public utilities within its jurisdiction. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 129 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to searches of private residences by employees or agents of public utilities. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 495 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the participation of affected persons in utility ratemaking. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 509 67-0 (1981) Author: Staniswalis, Chip
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to the obligation of the utility companies to file reports with the secretary of state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 623 67-0 (1981) Author: Presnal, Bill
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to supplemental appropriations to pay the additional cost of purchased utilities at certain institutions of higher education. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 724 67-0 (1981) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to the offense of criminal mischief. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 765 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to prevention of duplication of facilities of retail public utilities. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1131 67-0 (1981) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the right of municipally owned and municipally franchised retail public utilities to provide service to an area within the city limits. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1317 67-0 (1981) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to a utility's construction in progress as a factor in determining its rate base. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1380 67-0 (1981) Author: Cofer, Lanell Relating to refusal to supply energy for failure to pay a bill. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1524 67-0 (1981) Author: Salinas, Froy Relating to regulation of utilities. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1537 67-0 (1981) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to a program for the relief of certain consumers of residential gas and electricity. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1917 67-0 (1981) Author: Riley, Ken Relating to determination of a utility's rate base. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 32 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to penalties for noncompliance with orders of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Railroad Commission of Texas, or a court. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 36 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to a utility's construction in progress as a factor in determining its rate base. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 37 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to interest on deposits paid to certain public utilities as a condition to furnishing utility service. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 211 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to tampering with equipment of or the unauthorized procuring, diversion, or use of services of public communication, public transportation, public water, gas, power supply, telecommunications, or other public service and the unauthorized use or manufacture, sale, or distribution to aid in the unauthorized use of subscription television decoding and interception devices; providing criminal and civil penalties and enforcement procedures. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 367 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Making supplemental appropriations to pay the additional cost of purchased utilities at certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance No action taken
SB 416 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, John | et. al. Relating to prevention of duplication of facilities of retail public utilities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 600 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Amending the Public Utility Regulatory Act, as amended (Article 1446c, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), so as to provide a procedure for setting rates for certain water and sewer utilities; to provide for the amendment of the certified service areas of telecommunications utilities by the Public Utility Commission of Texas; to provide for the collection by the comptroller of public accounts of certain fees, penalties, and interest paid by utilites. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 684 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to an election to be treated as a utility and the filing of a security instrument by a utility. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 943 67-0 (1981) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the right of municipally owned and municipally franchised retail public utilities to provide service to an area within the city limits. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 1001 67-0 (1981) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to assessments imposed on public utilities under the jurisdiction of the Public Utility Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1075 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to notice of intent to change rates by public utilities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 1104 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to a program for the relief of certain consumers of residential gas and electricity. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 5 67-3 (1982) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to a utility's construction in progress as a factor in determining its rate base. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 92 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to searches of private residence by employees or agents of public utilities; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 205 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to deposits paid to certain public utilities as a condition precedent to furnishing utility service. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 324 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to the joint use of an existing easement under certain circumstances by a utility with the power of eminent domain. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Utilities Legislation
HB 492 66-0 (1979) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to deposits required by municipal corporations and other entities for installing certain services. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 936 66-0 (1979) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to regulation of public utilities. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 990 66-0 (1979) Author: Bode, Mary Jane Relating to a program for the relief of certain consumers of residential gas and electricity. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1045 66-0 (1979) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the right of municipally owned retail public utility to provide service to an area within the municipal limits. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Utilities Legislation
HB 1126 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to regulation of certain specialized communications common carriers and telecommunications utilities. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Utilities Legislation
HB 1139 66-0 (1979) Author: Hendricks, Bob Relating to data used for a utility rate determination and use of changed rates pending final appeal of a rate determination. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Utilities Legislation
HB 1240 66-0 (1979) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to assessments imposed on public utilities under the jurisdiction of the Public Utility Commission; apportioning funds not assessed; requiring the Commission to report to the Legislature. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1290 66-0 (1979) Author: Browder, Jim Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission to set certain rates. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1346 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to notice to utility customers of a hearing to consider certain utility rate changes. House: State Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1350 66-0 (1979) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to assessments imposed on public utilities under the jurisdiction of the Public Utility Commission. House: State Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1351 66-0 (1979) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Relating to certain assessments imposed upon public utilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
HB 1354 66-0 (1979) Author: Crawford, Bo Relating to the criminal offense of theft of service. House: State Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1603 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to the definition of "test year" for public utility regulation. House: State Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1931 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C. Relating to a state program to aid in the payment of utility bills on behalf of needy aged individuals; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 2066 66-0 (1979) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to powers of the public utility commission over public utilities within its jurisdiction. House: State Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 2132 66-0 (1979) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to powers of the Public Utility Commission over public utilities within its jurisdiction. House: State Affairs Placed on daily General State Calendar
SB 4 66-0 (1979) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to assessments imposed on public utilities under the jurisdiction of the Public Utility Commission of Texas; providing for review of assessments in regulation of rates; requiring the commission to report to the legislature. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 38 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to assessments imposed on public utilities under the jurisdiction of the Public Utility Commission. Senate: Human Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 90 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the time limits for making a final determination following a rate hearing. Senate: Human Resources Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 91 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to disposition of certain federal income tax savings of public utilities. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 114 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to creation, organization, powers, duties, and financing of certain public utility agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 414 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the definition and regulation of certain public utilities. Senate: State Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 536 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the establishment of a procedure for changed rates by certain utilities pending final appeal of a rate of determination. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Economic Development
Posting rule suspended
SB 628 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to a state program to aid in the payment of utility bills on behalf of needy aged individuals to be administered by the Texas Department of Human Resources; making provisios for such administration; establishing a fund in the State Treasury; and providing a penalty. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 656 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to payments in lieu of taxes by municipally owned utilities; defining "payments in lieu of taxes" and "public utility". Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 815 66-0 (1979) Author: Andujar, Betty
Sponsor: Simpson, Bob
Relating to the definition of "test year" for public utility regulation. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 912 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to a utility's construction in progress as a factor in determining its rate base. Senate: Economic Development Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 913 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to consideration of advertising expenses in setting utility rates. Senate: Economic Development Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 951 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Pierce, George
Relating to inclusion of certain utility property and the valuation used in public utility ratemaking and the calculation of depreciated expenses. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 952 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the offense of terroristic threat and to the punishment for that offense and for trespass and false alarms or reports. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 1017 66-0 (1979) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Atkinson, Hamp
Relating to cooperation between the Public Utility Commission of Texas and utility regulatory commissions of other states or the federal government. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 1065 66-0 (1979) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to regulation of certain municipally owned utilities. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 1084 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the eligibility of former employees of the Public Utility Commission to hold employment with a utility company or affiliated interest. Senate: Human Resources Removed from local and uncontested calendar
SB 1088 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the filing of a security instrument by a utility. Senate: Economic Development Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1318 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Hill, Gerald
Relating to the management and financing of combined municipal water, sewer, and electric utility systems in certain cities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 57 65-0 (1977) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to rates and fuel adjustment charges charged by certain public utilities. House: Energy Resources Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
HB 140 65-0 (1977) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to deposits and interest on deposits for certain utility services. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 394 65-0 (1977) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to the management and control of encumbered, municipally owned public utility systems. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs

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