Texas - HB 1818 - 2017

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees.

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Added On: 03-25-2017
Updated On: 06-23-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Drew Darby (House/Republican), Dan Flynn (House/Republican), Larry Gonzales (House/Republican), Richard Peña Raymond (House/Democratic), Van Taylor (House/Republican), Senfronia Thompson (House/Democratic)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (86)

  • 02-13-2017 - Filed
  • 02-28-2017 - Referred to Energy Resources
  • 02-28-2017 - Read first time
  • 03-06-2017 - Left pending in committee
  • 03-06-2017 - Considered in public hearing
  • 03-06-2017 - Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee
  • 03-13-2017 - Reported favorably as substituted
  • 03-13-2017 - Amendment(s) considered in committee
  • 03-13-2017 - Considered in formal meeting
  • 03-13-2017 - Committee substitute considered in committee
  • 03-13-2017 - Scheduled for formal meeting on . . .
  • 03-16-2017 - Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator
  • 03-17-2017 - Committee report sent to Calendars
  • 03-17-2017 - Committee report distributed
  • 03-20-2017 - Considered in Calendars
  • 03-28-2017 - Passed to engrossment as amended
  • 03-28-2017 - Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal
  • 03-28-2017 - Amended
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment withdrawn
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment withdrawn
  • 03-28-2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment withdrawn
  • 03-28-2017 - Record vote
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment withdrawn
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment tabled
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment tabled
  • 03-28-2017 - Record vote
  • 03-28-2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment withdrawn
  • 03-28-2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
  • 03-28-2017 - Record vote
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment adopted as amended
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment amended
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment amended
  • 03-28-2017 - Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal
  • 03-28-2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
  • 03-28-2017 - Record vote
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment to amendment fails of adoption
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment(s) offered
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment tabled
  • 03-28-2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment tabled
  • 03-28-2017 - Record vote
  • 03-28-2017 - Record vote
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment tabled
  • 03-28-2017 - Amended
  • 03-28-2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
  • 03-28-2017 - Placed on Major State Calendar
  • 03-28-2017 - Read 2nd time
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment tabled
  • 03-28-2017 - Record vote
  • 03-29-2017 - Reported engrossed
  • 03-29-2017 - Record vote
  • 03-29-2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
  • 03-29-2017 - Passed
  • 03-29-2017 - Read 3rd time
  • 03-30-2017 - Received from the House
  • 04-06-2017 - Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
  • 04-06-2017 - Read first time
  • 05-02-2017 - Testimony taken in committee
  • 05-02-2017 - Considered in public hearing
  • 05-02-2017 - Co-sponsor authorized
  • 05-02-2017 - Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
  • 05-04-2017 - Committee report printed and distributed
  • 05-04-2017 - Reported favorably w/o amendments
  • 05-08-2017 - Placed on intent calendar
  • 05-09-2017 - Senate passage reported
  • 05-09-2017 - Record vote
  • 05-09-2017 - Passed
  • 05-09-2017 - Read 3rd time
  • 05-09-2017 - Record vote
  • 05-09-2017 - Record vote
  • 05-09-2017 - Three day rule suspended
  • 05-09-2017 - Passed to 3rd reading
  • 05-09-2017 - Record vote
  • 05-09-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 05-09-2017 - Read 2nd time
  • 05-09-2017 - Amendment(s) offered
  • 05-09-2017 - Amendment fails of adoption
  • 05-09-2017 - Rules suspended-Regular order of business
  • 05-10-2017 - Signed in the Senate
  • 05-10-2017 - Signed in the House
  • 05-10-2017 - Reported enrolled
  • 05-11-2017 - Sent to the Governor
  • 05-22-2017 - Signed by the Governor
  • 05-22-2017 - Effective on 9/1/17

Votes (4)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
Votes
No
Votes
Other
Votes
Passed
03-29-2017passageHouse123193yes
05-09-2017passageSenate2920yes
05-09-2017passageSenate2920yes
05-09-2017otherSenate11200no

Sponsors (7)

News (2)

After Eight-Year Battle Over Reforming the Railroad Commission, Oil and Gas Industry Wins - The Texas Observer
Published by texasobserver.org
Tue, 16 May 2017 19:40:29 GMT

Since 2010, the Railroad Commission (RRC) has been reviewed three times by the Sunset Commission, which audits about 130 state agencies typically every 12 years to ensure they're still necessary and operating efficiently. ... “HB 1818 basically does ...

Legislature passes much-criticized bill reforming oil and gas regulatory agency - Texas Tribune
Published by texastribune.org
Tue, 09 May 2017 20:03:06 GMT

A Democratic senator on Tuesday made a last-ditch effort to beef up a bill aimed at reforming and reauthorizing the state's oil and gas regulatory agency — legislation environmental groups and watchdogs have decried as toothless. by Kiah ... José ...