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Relating to inspections and examinations by the Railroad Commission of Texas of certain sites and facilities conducted using unmanned aircraft.
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
HB 2957 allows the Railroad Commission of Texas to inspect an oil or gas site or facility, a pipeline facility, or a surface mining site using unmanned aerial drones.
Texas Action is neutral on HB 2957. We have concerns about the amount of surveillance HB 2957 allows, but also recognize the efficiency it could provide.