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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 Dates Rule Project Number Short Title/Description Adoption
(PDF)

Approval Date
05/25/16

Effective Date
06/16/16

2015-021-335-WS HB 2598 and RCRA Authorization for Parts of Federal Rule Clusters XXIII and XXIV
This rulemaking includes revisions to the definition of solid waste, revisions to Cathode Ray Tube export requirements, emanifest and implements HB 2598.

Executive Summary

Ch. 335

Approval Date
05/11/16

Effective Date
05/27/16

2015-024-305-CE SB 912: Volume-Based Exemptions for Certain Accidental Discharges
The rulemaking would implement SB 912 by amending 30 TAC Chapter 305. Specifically, volume-based exemption from reporting requirements for certain accidental discharges or spills from wastewater facilities.

Executive Summary

Ch. 305

Ch. 327

Approval Date
05/11/16

Effective Date
05/27/16

2015-031-290-AD HB 1: Public Health Service Fee Increase
This rulemaking will implement the requirements of the General Appropriations Act by increasing the Public Health Service Fee.

Executive Summary

Ch. 290

Approval Date
04/27/2016

Effective Date
05/26/2016

2015-019-326-WS HB 2244: Medical Waste
This rulemaking implements House Bill 2244, 84th Texas Legislature, which requires that TCEQ add and amend provisions that would specifically regulate medical waste; handling, transportation, storage, and disposal of medical waste in the state.

Executive Summary

Ch. 326

Ch. 330

Ch. 335

Approval Date
04/27/2016

Effective Date
05/19/2016

2015-022-331-WS HHB 655: Aquifer Storage and Recovery
The proposed rulemaking implements House Bill 655 by establishing criteria for aquifer storage and recovery projects, including injection and recovery of appropriated water.

Executive Summary

Ch. 39

Ch. 295

Ch. 297

Ch. 331

Approval Date
04/27/2016

Effective Date
05/19/2016

2015-025-293-OW HB 2767: Powers, Duties, and Administration of GCDs
This rulemaking project will implement HB 2767, concerning the powers, duties, and administration of groundwater conservation districts and amending provisions that authorize fees, by amending 30 TAC Chapter 293.

Executive Summary

Ch. 293