Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools

Navigation

Complaint Arrow Questions or Comments:
rules@tceq.texas.gov
You are here: Home / Rules / Rule Adoptions

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
11/16/2016

Effective Date
12/08/2016

2015-029-295-OW HB 2031 and HB 4097: Marine Seawater Desalination
This rulemaking will create a new permitting process related to marine seawater desalination and update the agency's rules to include references to new Texas Water Code, Chapter 18, created to address marine seawater desalination projects.

Executive Summary

Ch. 39

Ch. 295

Ch. 297

Ch. 318

Approval Date
11/16/2016

Effective Date
12/08/2016

2015-030-011-AD SB 20: Enhanced Contract Monitoring
This rulemaking implements Senate Bill 20 by modifying agency contracting rules in 30 TAC Chapter 11.

Executive Summary

Ch. 11

Approval Date
11/16/2016

Effective Date
12/08/2016

2016-035-336-WS NRC Compatibility Updates
This rulemaking revises rules concerning definitions, general requirements for surveys and monitoring, physical protection of category 1 and category 2 quantities of radioactive material, and licensee notification requirements for by-product material retention systems to ensure compatibility with federal regulations promulgated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Executive Summary

Ch. 336

Approval Date
11/02/2016

Effective Date
11/24/2016

2015-039-009-AD HB 3337: Education and Training
This rulemaking would implement House Bill 3337, 84th Texas Legislature, by updating training and education procedures for state agency administrators and employees.

Executive Summary

Ch. 9

Approval Date
11/02/2016

Effective Date
11/24/2016

2016-026-116-AI Repeal of Obsolete Notification and Comment Procedures
This rulemaking would repeal 30 TAC Chapter 116, Subchapter B, Division 3: Public Notification and Comment Procedures. These rules have been superseded by portions of 30 TAC Chapter 39 and are no longer needed.

Executive Summary

Ch. 116

Approval Date
11/02/2016

Effective Date
11/24/2016

2016-040-101-CE Clarification of Affirmative Defense for Certain Excess Emissions
This rulemaking will respond to the EPA's SSM SIP Call and clarify that the TCEQ's affirmative defense provisions for certain excess emissions are not intended to limit a federal court's ability to determine appropriate remedies.

Executive Summary

Ch. 101

Approval Date
10/19/2016

Effective Date
11/10/2016

2016-020-007-OW MOU Between the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board and TCEQ
This MOU rulemaking is a coordination between TCEQ and TSSWCB that adopts by reference updates and procedures for coordinating the jurisdictional authority, program responsibilities, procedural mechanisms for point and nonpoint source pollution programs, and to incorporate applicable conditions of the Letter of Agreement into the MOU.

Executive Summary

Ch. 7