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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:
    10/19/2022
  • Comments Due:
    12/07/2022
  • Submit via TCEQ Public CommentsExit the TCEQ:
    11/04/2022–12/07/2022
2022-017-292-AI Senate Bill (SB) 3 (80th) SB 2262 (85th) and staff-initiated River Authority and Feasibility Tax Rate Revisions
This rulemaking would amend 30 Texas Administrative Code Chapters 292 and 293 for consistency with the repeal of Texas Water Code Chapter 9 and abolishment of the Central Colorado River Authority.
  • Approval Date:
    10/19/2022
  • Comments Due:
    12/07/2022
  • Submit via TCEQ Public CommentsExit the TCEQ:
    11/04/2022–12/07/2022
2022-020-007-LS Repeal of 30 TAC §7.101, MOU with the Texas Department of Commerce and the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission
Repeal of 30 TAC § 7.101, Memorandum of Understanding (MOA) with the Texas Department of Commerce and the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. The repeal is necessary because the MOA terminated on August 31, 1999.
  • Approval Date:
    9/22/2022
  • Comments Due:
    11/10/2022
  • Submit via TCEQ Public CommentsExit the TCEQ:
    10/07/2022–11/10/2022
2021-034-036-LS Post Rule Review - Repeal Chapter 36
This rulemaking in response to the last Quadrennial Rules Review of Chapter 36 (Non-Rule Project Number 2018-046-036-LS), which determined that Chapter 36 is obsolete and no longer required.
  • Approval Date:
    9/22/2022
  • Comments Due:
    11/10/2022
  • Submit via TCEQ Public CommentsExit the TCEQ:
    10/07/2022–11/10/2022
2022-018-210-OW Updates to Chapter 210 Use of Reclaimed Water
Adding language to the existing rule to clarify that an application to obtain an authorization under Chapter 210 may be submitted concurrently or any time after submittal of an application for a TPDES/TLAP permit.