HB 2996

83(R) - 2013
Agriculture & Livestock
Natural Resources

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
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Tracy King

Bill Caption

Relating to regulation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the land application of Class B sludge.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

Summary: HB 2996 would reduce the administrative burden on sludge disposal. The environmental standards would be the same, except that permits would not be subject to contested case hearings, which drastically slow down the process.

Analysis: HB 2996 removes regulations and limits government without further endangering the environment. We support HB 2996.