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HB 1979 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2321 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement programs and local initiative projects. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2569 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to a review of the motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2628 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the cessation of certain deposits to the credit of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2682 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the administration of and funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3479 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3995 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections and the imposition of replacement fees. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 26 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al.
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1046 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1588 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron
Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections and the imposition of replacement fees. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1731 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to the repeal of laws governing certain state entities, including the functions of those entities, and to certain duties, responsibilities, and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on the abolishment of certain of those entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 58 85-1 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections. Filed
HB 14 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
House appoints conferees-reported
HB 1961 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to authorizing the optional imposition of a county air quality fee at the time other emissions-related inspection fees are collected. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3050 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the modification of a motor vehicle to emit soot, smoke, or other particulate matter; creating an offense; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Transportation Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 12 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al.
Relating to alternative fuel fleets of certain governmental entities, including funding for motor vehicles, infrastructure, and equipment. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 922 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to authorizing the optional imposition of a county air quality fee at the time other emissions-related inspection fees are collected. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1619 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1675 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the repeal of mandatory periodic motor vehicle inspections. Senate: Transportation Co-author authorized
SB 1741 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of Texas Emissions Reduction Plan funds for the diesel emissions reduction incentive program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 114 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to voluntary emissions inspections in border counties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 828 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the emissions inspection and safety certification of vehicles retrofitted to operate on compressed natural gas. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3110 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3489 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the inspection period for a motor vehicle. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3812 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to authorizing the optional imposition of a county air quality fee at the time of an emissions-related inspection. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1275 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1727 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1791 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a county air quality fee imposed at the time of an emissions-related inspection. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 13 83-3 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the deposit to the state highway fund and the Texas emissions reduction plan fund of certain motor vehicle sales tax revenue. House: Transportation Funding, Select Referred to Transportation Funding, Select
HB 1037 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the creation of an alternative fuel program to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2639 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to motor vehicle inspections that employ remote sensing equipment. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3269 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain grants awarded under the new technology research and development program. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3399 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the requirements for grant programs funded through the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 385 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Otto, John | et. al.
Relating to the creation of programs to support the use of alternative fuels, including an alternative fuel program to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund and a grant program for certain natural gas vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1515 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to motor vehicle inspections that employ remote sensing equipment. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 650 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 715 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to motor vehicle inspection stations that perform emissions inspections using only the onboard diagnostic system of inspected vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 776 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
HB 2978 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the creation of alternative fuel programs to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3150 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the creation of alternative fuel programs to be funded by the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan Fund. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3656 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan, including the motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program under the plan. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4089 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to motor vehicle emissions inspections for certain salvage vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 119 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 132 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a requirement that the manufacturer of a motor vehicle affix a label on the vehicle containing information concerning the vehicle's emissions. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1425 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the creation of an alternative fuel program to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1597 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the analysis of greenhouse gas emissions associated with a metropolitan planning organization's long-range plan. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 2382 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the implementation by the comptroller of a low-emission vehicle program for the state vehicle fleet. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 344 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 375 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the development of a state strategy for increasing the availability of low-emission automotive fuels for Texas drivers. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 548 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1072 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the low income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
HB 1235 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the regulation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the idling of a motor vehicle while the driver is using the vehicle's sleeper berth. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Considered in public hearing
HB 1291 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the clean school bus program. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1335 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan, including the motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program under the plan. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1862 80-0 (2007) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to penalties for certain violations by a person or facility certified to conduct vehicle and equipment inspections required by law. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2970 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to programs, incentives, and tax exemptions to encourage the use, manufacture, storage, distribution, or sale of carbon-free hydrogen energy; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2971 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to certain tax exemptions to promote sales and use of hydrogen-powered motor vehicles in this state. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2973 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the operation of hydrogen-powered motor vehicles. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HR 2905 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 12. Reported enrolled
SB 12 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Relating to programs for the enhancement of air quality, including energy efficiency standards in state purchasing and energy consumption; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 124 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1608 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to certain tax exemptions to promote sales and use of hydrogen-powered motor vehicles in this state. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1609 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the operation of hydrogen-powered motor vehicles. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1612 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to programs, incentives, and tax exemptions to encourage the use, manufacture, storage, distribution, or sale of carbon-free hydrogen energy; providing for the issuance of bonds. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SR 1194 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 12. Reported enrolled
HB 1540 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the regulation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the idling of a motor vehicle while the driver is using the vehicle's sleeper berth; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2411 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to emissions reductions obtained through certain energy efficiency initiatives. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3007 79-0 (2005) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the eligibility of certain counties for Texas emissions reduction plan grants. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 64 79-3 (2006) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the imposition of the motor vehicle sales and use tax on motor vehicles based on the amounts of emissions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1365 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 1374 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to safety and emissions inspections of motor vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2963 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle emissions in counties participating in early action compacts. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 3090 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to administrative hearings held in matters regarding the regulation of motor vehicle inspection stations and inspectors House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 3447 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to port control of vehicle emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HCR 300 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 1365. Signed by the Governor
HR 1852 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1365. Reported enrolled
SB 1159 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle emissions in counties participating in early action compacts. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1220 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1945 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the administration of grants under the new technology research and development program. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 1932 77-0 (2001) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to tax incentives for the sale, purchase, or use of certain clean-fuel vehicles and other motorized equipment. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2134 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle emissions; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2649 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to prohibiting the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission from imposing controls more stringent than federal controls on motor fuel content. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2841 77-0 (2001) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3523 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the implementation of the state implementation plan to meet federal ambient air quality standards. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 5 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1550 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle emissions; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 845 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to disposal of certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1360 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to rules requiring the use of Stage II vapor recovery systems at gasoline dispensing facilities in this state. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2041 68-0 (1983) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to a motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Transportation No action taken
SB 1205 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to a motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program, to certain powers and duties of the Public Safety Commission, and to certain powers and duties of the Department of Public Safety. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1042 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to a motor vehicle emission inspection and maintenance program. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Considered by committee in formal meeting
HB 726 66-0 (1979) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to air quality control. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1810 66-0 (1979) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to a motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 2138 66-0 (1979) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to a study of the effectiveness of various programs for inspection and maintenance of automobiles and the establishment of a pilot program to examine the feasibility of a system for testing emission of air contaminants from motor vehicles or inspecting motor vehicle parameters affecting such emissions together with inspecting motor vehicle safety features and facilitating vehicle registration, and the development of and preparation for a motor vehicle inspection and maintenance program. House: Environmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 238 63-0 (1973) Author: Kaster, James J. Requiring the Department of Public Safety to promulgate performance and equipment standards relating to exhaust emission control in certain vehicles; increasing the fee for annual vehicle inspection. House: Environmental Affairs Reported favorably
SB 429 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the emission of exhausts from two-cycle motorboat engines; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 4 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe | et. al. Relating to requirements for energy absorption systems for private passenger automobiles.
SB 7 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to the maintenance and use of exhaust emission systems on certain motor vehicles and motor vehicle engines and to the maintenance and use of exhaust systems on motor vehicles; prohibiting crankcase emissions from certain motor vehicles and motor vehicle engines, etc.
SB 7 61-1 (1969) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to the Commissioners Court providing office space, etc. in county buildings for certain Members of the Legislature in certain counties.

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