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Rule Proposals

Proposals are rules that have been approved by the commissioners to be published in the Texas Register for public comment.

Proposals are rules that have been approved by the commissioners to be published in the Texas Register for public comment. The public comment period usually lasts for 30 days after the publication date. After the public comment period has closed, staff evaluates all comments and makes appropriate changes to the proposed rule. The draft adoption is then filed with the Chief Clerk and moved to Pending Adoptions.

Proposal Dates Rule Project Number Short Title/Description Proposal (PDF)
  • Approval Date:
    1/12/2022
  • Comments Due:
    2/28/2022
  • Submit via eComments:
    1/28/2022 – 2/28/2022
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:
    12/15/2021
  • Comments Due:
    2/01/2022
  • Submit via eComments:
    12/31/2021 – 2/01/2022
2020-049-060-CE Compliance History Rules Update

is 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:
    12/15/2021
  • Comments Due:
    2/01/2022
  • Submit via eComments:
    12/31/2021 – 2/01/2022
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:
    11/17/2021
  • Comments Due:
    1/05/2022
  • Submit via eComments:
    12/03/2021 – 1/05/2022
2021-029-114-AI SB 604: Chapter 114 I/M Updates

SB 604, 86th Texas Legislature, requires revisions to Title 30 TAC Chapter 114 to comply with Texas Transportation Code, Chapter 504. This rule project, if adopted, will be submitted to the EPA to revise the SIP.

  • Approval Date:
    09/22/2021
  • Comments Due:
    11/09/2021
  • Submit via eComments:
    10/08/2021 – 11/09/2021
2021-020-305-OW Consolidation of TPDES Program Regulations

Consolidation of TPDES Program Regulations, specifically Chapters 308, 314, and 315 would be moved to Chapter 305 Subchapter P, all of which contain adoption by reference of federal TPDES regulations. Additionally, Chapter 308 Subchapters C and J would be repealed in response to Quad Rule Review.

  • Approval Date:
    09/22/2021
  • Comments Due:
    11/09/2021
  • Submit via eComments:
    10/08/2021 – 11/09/2021
2021-022-321-OW Repeal of Chapter 321, Subchapters E, F, and L, and Chapter 351, Subchapter D

Repeal of Chapter 321, Subchapters E, F, and L and Chapter 351, Subchapter D which were determined to be obsolete in the 2019 Quad Rules Review.