Texas - HB 1979 - 2017

Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions.

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Financing and Financial Incentives

Added On: 03-08-2017
Updated On: 09-20-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Brooks Landgraf (House/Republican)





Actions (6)

  • 02-16-2017 - Filed
  • 03-20-2017 - Referred to Environmental Regulation
  • 03-20-2017 - Read first time
  • 04-18-2017 - Considered in public hearing
  • 04-18-2017 - Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee
  • 04-18-2017 - Left pending in committee

News (2)

New Texas Bill Says Government Fleets Must Buy Alt-Fuel - NGV Global (press release) (blog)
Published by ngvglobal.com
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:02:11 GMT

In the U.S. State of Texas, the Texas Fuels bill recently passed through both the House (HB 1979) and Senate (SB 26). The legislation provides state grants for government entities with more than 15 vehicles to purchase vehicles that use natural gas ...

State Rep. Files Texas Fuels Bill for Natural Gas Fleet Vehicles - NGT News
Published by ngtnews.com
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:14:04 GMT

Texas State Rep. Brooks Landgraf, R-Odessa, has filed H.B.1979, known as the “Texas Fuels” bill, to harness funds restricted exclusively for emissions reduction purposes to promote the use of natural gas-based fuels in state fleet vehicles. “The Texas ...