Bill Text: TX SB1850 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Relating to used and scrap tire handlers.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-3)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-05-21 - Placed on General State Calendar [SB1850 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-SB1850-Comm_Sub.html
 
 
  By: Rodríguez, et al. S.B. No. 1850
 
  (Walle)
 
   
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to used and scrap tire handlers.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter C, Chapter 361, Health and Safety
  Code, is amended by adding Section 361.0851 to read as follows:
         Sec. 361.0851.  FINANCIAL ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR USED
  AND SCRAP TIRE HANDLERS.  (a)  In this section, "scrap tire" has the
  meaning assigned by Section 361.112.
         (b)  This section does not apply to a registered used or
  scrap tire processor using tires for energy recovery at an on-site
  cement kiln or other energy recovery facility identified by
  commission rule.
         (c)  The commission shall require a bond or other financial
  assurance as a condition of issuing a registration for the
  transportation, storage, or processing of scrap tires.  The amount
  of the bond or other financial assurance required must be
  sufficient to cover the reasonable expenses of an immediate
  remedial or removal action under Section 361.1125.
         SECTION 2.  Section 361.112, Health and Safety Code, is
  amended by adding Subsections (o) and (p) to read as follows:
         (o)  The commission shall require a used or scrap tire
  transporter to submit to the commission an annual report on the
  records maintained by the transporter under this section. A used or
  scrap tire transporter who fails to submit an annual report under
  this subsection is not eligible to receive a registration insignia
  under Subsection (p).
         (p)  The commission shall annually issue a registration
  insignia to each used or scrap tire transporter. The used or scrap
  tire transporter shall display the insignia on each vehicle used to
  transport tires under the registration. The insignia expires
  annually on a date specified by the commission. The commission may
  adopt rules for issuing duplicate and multiple insignia.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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