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Relating to civil and administrative penalties assessed or imposed
for violations of laws protecting drinking water, public water
supplies, and bodies of water.
Estimated Two-year Net Impact to General Revenue Related Funds for SB 530, As Introduced:
a positive impact of $2,858,160 through the biennium ending August 31, 2021.
The bill would make no appropriation but could provide the legal basis for an appropriation of
funds to implement the provisions of the bill.
SB 530 would increase the maximum penalty for violations of laws protecting drinking water, public water supplies, and bodies of water from $1,000 to $5,000 per violation.
Texas Action is neutral on SB 530 because it does not affect our liberty principles.