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Pending Rule Proposals

Pending proposals are staff recommendations that have been filed with the Chief Clerk, but have not yet been voted on by the commissioners.

PENDING PROPOSALS are staff recommendations that have been filed with the Chief Clerk, but have not yet been voted on by the commissioners. At a future date, the commissioners will discuss and vote on the proposal. If approved, the proposal will be filed with the Texas Register for public comment and moved to Proposals. These drafts are courtesy copies and are subject to change. This site will be updated only if the agency makes substantive changes before the agenda date.

Pending Proposal Dates Rule Project Number Pending Short Title/Description Pending Proposal
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Approval Date
07/06/16

2015-028-210-OW HB 1902: Graywater and Alternative Onsite Water Reuse
The rulemaking would implement HB 1902 by amending 30 TAC Chapters 210 and 285 in regards to regulation and use of graywater and alternative onsite water.

Executive Summary

Ch. 210

Ch. 285

Approval Date
07/06/16

2016-010-114-AI Chapter 114 Clean-up and Repeal of the VAVR Program
The rulemaking would repeal the VAVR program to remove obsolete requirements that provide no benefit to the state and are no longer considered viable since the adoption and implementation of the LIRAP. The rulemaking would also address outdated and obsolete citation references.

Executive Summary

Ch. 114

Approval Date
07/06/16

2016-021-331-WS HB 2230: Dual Authorizations
This rulemaking implements HB 2230, which enables the TCEQ to authorize an injection well used for oil and gas waste disposal permitted by the RRC to be used for the disposal of nonhazardous brine generated by a desalination operation or nonhazardous drinking water treatment residuals.

Executive Summary

Ch. 331

Approval Date
07/06/16

2016-030-039-LS Concrete Batch Plant Notice
This rulemaking amends existing public participation rules to allow for consolidated notices of application and draft permit for registrations for Air Quality Standard Permits for Concrete Batch Plants.

Executive Summary

Ch. 39

Ch. 55

Approval Date
07/06/16

2016-032-113-AI Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) and Generally Available Control Technology (GACT) Standards Update
New and amended federal regulations need to be incorporated by reference into Chapter 113 for the purpose of delegation.

Executive Summary

Ch. 113

Approval Date
07/06/16

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