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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)
2024-013-114-AI HB 3297 and SB 2102 Implementation and Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) Program Updates
Rulemaking is required to implement HB 3297 and SB 2102. I/M program rules would also be updated to remove obsolete provisions and to address inspection fee requirements. Rule project is linked to Non-Rule Project No. 2024-014-SIP-NR to incorporate updates into the SIP.
2024-024-115-AI Industrial Adhesives Contingency Measure Corrections
This rulemaking amends the industrial adhesive VOC content limits in 30 TAC Chapter 115 to correct inadvertently excluded and otherwise incorrectly amended limits. This is a follow-up rulemaking to correct limits adopted in 2023-116-115-AI.
2024-010-336-WS NRC Compatibility and Error Correction
This rulemaking will correct errors, remove obsolete text, modify wording for clarity, and provide TCEQ regulatory flexibility for the training requirements of a Radiation Safety Officer.
2023-135-330-WS House Bill (HB) 3060 Implementation and Minor Program Updates
Amend §281.5 to require an electronic copy of permit applications; repeal obsolete rules from Chapter 281; promulgate rules related to House Bill 3060 in Chapters 328, 330, and 335; correct outdated citations in Chapter 330 and 335.
2024-006-230-OW Groundwater Certification Requirements
Currently, municipalities and counties may require certification during the plat application and approval process that adequate groundwater is available for a proposed subdivision if groundwater under the land is the source of water supply. Senate Bill 2440, 88th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2023 amended Local Government Code (LGC), §212.0101 and §232.0032 to require groundwater certification during the platting process with limited exceptions (outlined in the statute).