Bill Text: TX HB3480 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the disclosure of the composition of fluids and materials transported by pipelines regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-18 - Referred to Energy Resources [HB3480 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB3480-Introduced.html
  86R11615 JXC-D
 
  By: Rosenthal H.B. No. 3480
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the disclosure of the composition of fluids and
  materials transported by pipelines regulated by the Railroad
  Commission of Texas.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  The heading to Subchapter S, Chapter 91, Natural
  Resources Code, is amended to read as follows:
  SUBCHAPTER S. DISCLOSURE OF COMPOSITION OF [HYDRAULIC FRACTURING]
  FLUIDS AND MATERIALS
         SECTION 2.  Subchapter S, Chapter 91, Natural Resources
  Code, is amended by adding Section 91.852 to read as follows:
         Sec. 91.852.  DISCLOSURE OF COMPOSITION OF FLUIDS AND
  MATERIALS IN PIPELINES. (a)  The commission by rule shall require a
  holder of a permit or registration for a pipeline under the
  jurisdiction of the commission's pipeline safety and regulatory
  program to provide to the commission a list of the fluids and
  materials transported by the pipeline.
         (b)  The commission shall:
               (1)  adopt a standard reporting form to be used for the
  purposes of this section; and
               (2)  post lists received under this section on the
  commission's Internet website.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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