Texas - HB1818 - 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: 05-21-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Drew Darby (Republican), Dan Flynn (Republican), Larry Gonzales (Republican), Richard Raymond (Democratic), Nicholas Taylor (Republican), Senfronia Thompson (Democratic)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (87)

  • 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 - Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee
  • 03-06-2017 - Considered in public hearing
  • 03-06-2017 - Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
  • 03-13-2017 - Reported favorably as substituted
  • 03-13-2017 - Amendment(s) considered in committee
  • 03-13-2017 - Committee substitute considered in committee
  • 03-13-2017 - Considered in formal meeting
  • 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 - Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal
  • 03-28-2017 - Passed to engrossment as amended
  • 03-28-2017 - Amended
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment withdrawn
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment withdrawn
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment withdrawn
  • 03-28-2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
  • 03-28-2017 - Record vote
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment tabled
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment withdrawn
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment withdrawn
  • 03-28-2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
  • 03-28-2017 - Record vote
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment tabled
  • 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 - Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment amended
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment amended
  • 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 - Record vote
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment tabled
  • 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 - Record vote
  • 03-28-2017 - Amendment tabled
  • 03-28-2017 - Read 2nd time
  • 03-28-2017 - Placed on Major State Calendar
  • 03-29-2017 - Reported engrossed
  • 03-29-2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
  • 03-29-2017 - Passed
  • 03-29-2017 - Record vote
  • 03-29-2017 - Read 3rd time
  • 03-30-2017 - Received from the House
  • 04-06-2017 - Read first time
  • 04-06-2017 - Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
  • 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 - Three day rule suspended
  • 05-09-2017 - Record vote
  • 05-09-2017 - Passed to 3rd reading
  • 05-09-2017 - Record vote
  • 05-09-2017 - Amendment fails of adoption
  • 05-09-2017 - Amendment(s) offered
  • 05-09-2017 - Read 2nd time
  • 05-09-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 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 (12)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Other
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Passed
03-28-2017Amendment tabled RV#107House105387yes
03-28-2017Amendment tabled RV#108House110346yes
03-28-2017Amendment tabled RV#109House130155yes
03-28-2017Amendment to amendment fails of adoption RV#110House014010no
03-28-2017Amendment adopted as amended RV#111House97467yes
03-28-2017Amendment tabled RV#112House102399yes
03-28-2017Amendment tabled RV#113House94488yes
03-29-2017Read 3rd time RV#116House123198yes
05-09-2017Read 3rd timeSenate2920yes
05-09-2017Amendment fails of adoptionSenate2920yes
05-09-2017Record voteSenate2920yes
05-09-2017Three day rule suspendedSenate2920yes

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 ...