Bill Text: TX HB3326 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the authority of a municipality to require that an intrastate pipeline be buried to a certain depth.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-18 - Referred to Energy Resources [HB3326 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB3326-Introduced.html
  86R11649 JXC-D
 
  By: Zwiener H.B. No. 3326
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the authority of a municipality to require that an
  intrastate pipeline be buried to a certain depth.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Chapter 211, Local Government Code, is amended
  by adding Subchapter Z to read as follows:
  SUBCHAPTER Z. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
         Sec. 211.901.  REGULATION OF PIPELINES. (a) This section
  applies only to an intrastate pipeline that transports hazardous
  liquid, as defined by Section 117.001, Natural Resources Code,
  carbon dioxide, or natural gas.
         (b)  The governing body of a municipality may require a
  pipeline to be buried to a depth of not more than 12 feet.
         (c)  In the case of a conflict between this section and
  Chapter 81, 111, or 117, Natural Resources Code, or Chapter 121,
  Utilities Code, this section prevails.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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