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Rule Adoptions

Adoptions are rules that have been adopted by the commissioners and republished as final in the Texas Register.

 

ADOPTIONS are rules that have been adopted by the commissioners and republished as final in the Texas Register. They usually become effective 20 days after the TCEQ files them with the Texas Register for publication.

Adoptions will remain on this page for 30 days after the effective date.

Adoption Dates Rule Project Number Short Title/Description Adoption
(PDF)

Approval Date
08/06/14

Effective Date
08/28/14

2013-045-017-AI HB 1897: Exemption from Ad Valorem Taxation of Pollution Control Property
This rulemaking implements HB 1897, which requires the TCEQ to adopt rules to implement new Texas Tax Code, 11.31(e-1). Texas Tax Code, 11.31(e-1) requires the executive director to issue a final determination and the commission to take final action on the initial appeal, if made, within one year from the date the application is declared to be administratively complete. In addition, 30 TAC §17.14(b) and §17.17(b) require that the Tier I Table and the Expedited Review List be reviewed on a once every three-year basis. The review needs to be conducted during the next fiscal year.

Executive Summary

Ch. 17

Ch. 18

Approval Date
08/06/14

Effective Date
08/28/14

2013-055-295-OW HB 3233: Interbasin Transfers of Surface Water
HB 3233 modifies the requirements for the permitting process for interbasin transfers of surface water. This rulemaking will amend Chapter 295 and Chapter 297 to incorporate the changes made by the bill to Texas Water Code, Section 11.085.

Executive Summary

Ch. 295

Ch. 297

Approval Date
07/02/14

Effective Date
07/31/14

2009-011-321-OW Revisions to 30 TAC Chapter 321 Related to Revised EPA CAFO Rules
Amending 30 TAC Chapter 321 in response to EPA's revisions to the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) CAFO regulations.

Executive Summary

Ch. 321

Approval Date
07/02/14

Effective Date
07/11/14

2013-050-330-WS 2013-050-330-WS
HB 7 & 2694 and SB 819: MSW Tipping Fees & Exemptions, RRC Transfer, and PBR for Disposal of Demolition Waste

Executive Summary

Ch. 330

Ch. 339

Approval Date
07/02/14

Effective Date
07/31/14

2014-001-116-AI Flexible Permits State Implementation Plan (SIP) Conformity Rulemaking
The proposed rulemaking would satisfy the conditional approval by the United States Environmental Protection Agency of the commission’s air quality Flexible Permit Program (FPP) to ensure that the FPP is fully approved as part of the Texas SIP.

Executive Summary

Ch. 116

Approval Date
06/18/14

Effective Date
07/10/14

2013-044-030-WS HBs 798, 1302, 1659, 1846 and SB 162: Occupational Licensing
Implementation of legislation passed in the 83rd Legislature relating to occupational licensing, and additionally updating the occupational licensing rules by providing consistency, incorporating new training technology, reorganizing existing language, and improving readability.

Executive Summary

Ch. 30

Approval Date
06/18/14

Effective Date
07/10/14

2013-052-305-OW Amend 30 TAC §305.541 to Adopt New Federal Airport De-icing Rules by Reference
This rulemaking adopts by reference new 40 CFR Part 449 regulations concerning de-icing activities at airports.

Executive Summary

Ch. 305

Approval Date
04/30/14

Effective Date
05/22/14

2013-039-114-AI SB 1727: Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program
The implementation of the LDPLI program is being transferred from the Comptroller to the TCEQ. The proposed rule package would revise LDPLI vehicle eligibility requirements, LDPLI manufacturer reporting requirements, and establish procedures for administering the program.

Executive Summary

Ch. 114