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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
09/10/14

Effective Date
10/02/14

2013-022-115-AI Stage I Testing Requirements Rule Revision
The revision would revise Chapter 115, Subchapter A and Subchapter C, Division 2 to specify Stage I testing requirements at gasoline dispensing facilities located in the 16 counties that will be affected by the Stage II rule revision.

Executive Summary

Ch. 115

Approval Date
09/10/14

Effective Date
10/02/14

2014-002-114-AI Low RVP Gasoline Program Rule Revision
The revisions to the Regional Low RVP Gasoline Program would remove obsolete requirements that provide no benefit to the state and are no longer necessary for the implementation and enforcement of the primary gasoline volatility control requirements of the rules. It will also provide consistency between the Chapter 114 requirements and the El Paso Low RVP Gasoline requirements in Chapter 115.

Executive Summary

Ch. 114

Approval Date
09/10/14

Effective Date
10/02/14

2014-010-312-OW Amendments to Chapter 312: Sludge Use, Disposal, and Transportation
The rulemaking would add additional odor control provisions for land application of Class A biosolids.

Executive Summary

Ch. 312

Approval Date
08/20/14

Effective Date
09/11/14

2013-047-290-OW HB 1814, §2 (2011) and HB 252, HB 1973, and SB 1086, §1 and §2 (2013): Water Shortage Reporting and Fire Flow
This rulemaking implements HB 1814 from the 82nd Regular Session, 2011, as well as HB 252, HB 1973, and SB 1086 from the 83rd Regular Session, 2013, by amending 30 TAC Chapters 290 and 291.

Executive Summary

Ch. 290

Ch. 291

Approval Date
08/20/14

Effective Date
09/11/14

2013-051-011-AS HBs 586 & 1487: Resolution of Contract Claims and Posting of Grants on Public Website
Implementation of HB 586, 83rd Legislature, by updating language in 30 TAC Chapter 11 regarding resolution of contract claims; and implementation of HB 1487, 83rd Legislation, by updating language in 30 TAC Chapter 14 regarding publication of grant opportunities.

Executive Summary

Ch. 11

Ch. 14

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