SRC-TJG, TAG C.S.S.B. 1275 78(R)BILL ANALYSIS Senate Research CenterC.S.S.B. 1275 By: Armbrister Natural Resources 5/8/2003 Committee Report (Substituted) DIGEST AND PURPOSE C.S.S.B. 1275 allows the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), after a notice and hearing, to revoke a permit for a municipal solid waste landfill in certain instances. RULEMAKING AUTHORITY This bill does not expressly grant any additional rulemaking authority to a state officer, institution, or agency. SECTION BY SECTION ANALYSIS SECTION 1. Amends Subchapter G, Chapter 7, Water Code, by adding Section 7.3045, as follows: Sec. 7.3045. REVOCATION OF CERTAIN LANDFILL PERMITS. Authorizes the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), after notice and hearing, to revoke a permit for a municipal solid waste landfill facility if the facility has not begun to receive municipal solid waste on or before the sixth anniversary of the date the permit was issued and the commissioners court of the county in which the facility is located adopts a resolution recommending the revocation of the permit. SECTION 2. Effective date: September 1,2003.