Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 371.021
Public Education

The commission shall conduct an education program to inform the public of the need for and benefits of the collection and recycling of used oil and used oil filters. The program shall:


establish, maintain, and publicize a used oil information center that prepares and disperses materials and information explaining laws and rules regulating used oil and informing the public of places and methods for proper recycling of used oil;


encourage the voluntary establishment of used oil collection and recycling programs by private businesses and organizations and by local governments and provide technical assistance to persons who organize those programs; and


encourage local governments to procure recycled automotive and industrial oils and oils blended with recycled oils, if those oils meet equipment manufacturer’s specifications.
Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 303, Sec. 8, eff. Sept. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 11.123, eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 887, Sec. 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

Source: Section 371.021 — Public Education, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­371.­htm#371.­021 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 371.021’s source at texas​.gov