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HB 942, 84th R.S.
Relating to the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; transferring enforcement of certain reporting requirements, including the imposition of criminal, civil, and administrative penalties, from the Department of State Health Services to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty; reenacting a criminal offense.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: Kyle Kacal
Joint Author: Geanie Morrison | Dan Flynn | Jim Keffer | Tracy King
Coauthor: DeWayne Burns | Byron Cook | Mary González | Ryan Guillen | Will Metcalf | Ron Reynolds | J. D. Sheffield | Drew Springer | Phil Stephenson
Sponsor: Brian Birdwell

Remarks: This Act takes effect September 1, 2015, except Sections 1 and 2 take effect immediately.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2015, 84th R.S.,ch. 515, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation


SB 528 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Committee Report (TLC)

Environment--Hazardous, Toxic & Nuclear Waste
Fire Fighters & Police--General
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions

House Committee: Environmental Regulation (Geanie Morrison, Jason Isaac, Kyle Kacal, Ken King, Phil King, J. M. Lozano, Ron Reynolds, Eddie Rodriguez, Ed Thompson)
Senate Committee: Natural Resources & Economic Development (Craig Estes, Troy Fraser, Brian Birdwell, Bob Hall, Kelly Hancock, Juan Hinojosa, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Robert Nichols, Kel Seliger, Carlos Uresti, Judith Zaffirini)
Minutes: May 14 2015

Index to Sections Affected

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