Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 507.013
Rules; Fees


The commission may adopt rules and administrative procedures reasonably necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter.


The commission by rule may authorize the collection of annual fees from facility operators for the filing of tier two forms required by this chapter. Except as provided by Subsection (d), fees may be used only to fund activities under this chapter. The fee may not exceed:


$50 for each required submission having no more than 75 hazardous chemicals or hazardous chemical categories; or


$100 for each required submission having more than 75 hazardous chemicals or chemical categories.


To minimize the fees, the commission by rule shall provide for consolidated filings of multiple tier two forms for facility operators covered by Subsection (b) if each of the tier two forms contains fewer than 25 items.


The commission may use up to 20 percent of the fees collected under this section as grants to local emergency planning committees to assist them to fulfill their responsibilities under EPCRA.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 528, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.1328, eff. April 2, 2015.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 515 (H.B. 942), Sec. 30, eff. September 1, 2015.

Source: Section 507.013 — Rules; Fees, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­507.­htm#507.­013 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

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