By Dukes H.B. No. 2970
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
1-1 AN ACT
1-2 relating to hearing requirements for an application to develop land
1-3 over a closed municipal solid waste landfill.
1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
1-5 SECTION 1. Section 361.534, Health and Safety Code, is
1-6 amended to read as follows:
1-7 Sec. 361.534. PERMIT HEARING. (a) The commission shall set
1-8 a hearing on [
to be held not later than the 30th day after the date
1-9 that the commission receives] an application under this subchapter.
1-10 (b) The applicant [ commission by mail shall notify the
1-11 applicant of the date, time, and place of the hearing not later
1-12 than the 15th day before the date of the hearing. The commission]
1-13 shall publish notice of the hearing in a newspaper that is
1-14 generally circulated in each county in which the property proposed
1-15 for development is located. [ The published notice must appear at
1-16 least once a week for the two weeks before the date of the
1-18 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
1-19 a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
1-20 provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this
1-21 Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
1-22 Act takes effect September 1, 2001.