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  H.B. No. 2201
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the location of pits used in the production of oil and
  gas.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter D, Chapter 91, Natural Resources
  Code, is amended by adding Section 91.1017 to read as follows:
         Sec. 91.1017.  LOCATION OF CERTAIN PITS. The commission by
  rule shall establish standards governing permissible locations for
  pits used by commercial oil and gas disposal facilities. The rules
  must include a history of flooding in the 10 years preceding the
  construction of the pit as a factor in determining whether a
  proposed location of a pit is permissible.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2201 was passed by the House on April
  29, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 147, Nays 0, 1 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2201 was passed by the Senate on May
  27, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor