COMMITTEE:    Environmental Regulation 

TIME & DATE:  10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 

PLACE:       E1.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. J. M. Lozano 


The order in which bills are heard is at the discretion of the chair.


Public testimony may be limited to three (3) minutes.


If submitting written documentation, please provide 12 copies (with your

name on each) to the committee clerk before or during the hearing.


If you intend to testify, please register using the electronic witness

affirmation form, which will be available at any registration kiosk

located throughout the Capitol Extension.


Witness registration will open approximately two (2) hours prior to the

start of the hearing and must be completed prior to testifying.


The committee will meet to hear public testimony on the following:




HB 2771        Lozano
Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to issue permits for the discharge into water of this state of produced water, hydrostatic test water, and gas plant effluent resulting from certain oil and gas activities.

HB 1435        Thompson, Ed
Relating to the inspection of a municipal solid waste management facility or site by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality before a permit application is issued, amended, extended, or renewed.

HB 1331        Thompson, Ed
Relating to the application fee for a permit for a municipal solid waste facility; imposing a fee.

HB 1627        Morrison
Relating to the removal of certain counties from the Texas emissions reduction plan.

HB 2726        Kuempel
Relating to the commencement of construction of a project following the issuance of a draft permit for a permit amendment to an air quality permit.

HB 2723        Darby
Relating to the authority of local governments or other political subdivisions.

HB 3854        Walle
Relating to the storage, transportation, processing, and disposal of scrap tires.

HB 2269        Landgraf
Relating to the operations of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact waste disposal facility.




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