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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 Date Rule Project Number Short Title/Description Adoption (PDF)
Approval Date
6/1/22

Effective Date
6/23/22
2021-032-114-AI HB 4472: TERP Amendments
This rulemaking would implement House Bill 4472, 87th Texas Legislature, 2021, which requires the commission to amend 30 Texas Administrative Code §114.622(b), to set the minimum percentage of annual hours of operation required for TERP-funded marine vessels or engines at 55%.
Approval Date
6/1/22

Effective Date
6/23/22
2020-049-060-CE Compliance History Rules Update
This rulemaking would revise Chapter 60, Compliance History, by adding new §60.4. This new section would establish a provision allowing the Executive Director to reclassify a site’s compliance history classification.
Approval Date
5/18/22

Effective Date
6/9/22
2021-025-331-WS HB 1284: Injection and Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide
This rulemaking would implement HB 1284, 87th Texas Legislature, which requires an amendment to the regulation of the injection and geologic storage of carbon dioxide in this state.
Approval Date
4/27/22

Effective Date
5/19/22
2021-021-007-OW SB 703: Memorandum of Understanding Relating to Regulation of the Aquaculture Industry.
This rulemaking is in response to SB 703, 87th Texas Legislature, which would amend the Memorandum of Understanding between TCEQ, TPWD, and TDA regarding interagency coordination on regulating the aquaculture industry.
Approval Date
4/27/22

Effective Date
5/19/22
2021-026-336-WS NRC Compatibility
This rulemaking would modify the rules regarding physical protection of Category 1 and Category 2 quantities of radioactive materials in §336.357 to add "list of individuals that have been approved for unescorted access" to the list of information for which access must be controlled and to modify contact information (mail addresses, phone numbers, internet address, and department names) of the NRC.