Public Hearing on 30 TAC Chapters 291 and 293Calendar
The commission will hold a public hearing on this proposal in Austin on December 4, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. in Building E, Room 201S, at the commission's central office located at 12100 Park 35 Circle.
|Date||December 4, 2012|
|Where||TCEQ main complex, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building E, Room 201S, Austin|
|Contact Name||Kent Steelman|
|Contact Phone||(512) 239-5143|
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The proposed rulemaking would implement House Bill (HB) 679, HB 1901, Senate Bill (SB) 18, SB 512, SB 573, SB 914, and SB 1234, 82nd Legislature, 2011. The proposed amendments would: impact a district's ability to increase the allowable change order amount; exempt bonds issued by a public utility agency from executive director approval; alter eminent domain powers of a municipal utility district outside its boundary; modify the election qualifications for a fresh water supply district director; exempt bonds issued by certain multi-county districts from executive director approval; limit the time for certain municipalities to consent to certificates of public convenience and necessity (CCN) within the corporate limits or extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) of the municipality and set conditions for granting the CCN without the consent; alter a city’s ability to extend a CCN beyond its ETJ if a landowner elects to exclude property; adds a provision that a CCN applicant or CCN holder that has land removed by landowner election is not required to provide service to the removed land for any reason; change the requirements for a release from a CCN; specify that having federal loans is not a bar to release; and add requirements for notice of utility rate changes.