H.B. No. 760
relating to fees for registration and inspection of certain fuel
measuring and dispensing devices.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Section 13.001(a), Agriculture Code, is amended
by adding Subdivision (3) to read as follows:
(3) "Pump" means a gasoline, kerosene, or diesel fuel
measuring or dispensing device.
SECTION 2. The heading to Section 13.1151, Agriculture
Code, is amended to read as follows:
Sec. 13.1151. FEES FOR REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION.
SECTION 3. Section 13.1151(a), Agriculture Code, is amended
to read as follows:
(a)] The department may charge the owner or operator of a
device a fee, as provided by department rule, to recover the costs
of [ for the] registration and inspection of a pump, scale, [ or] bulk
or liquefied petroleum gas metering device, or other measuring or
dispensing device required to be registered or inspected under
[ Section 13.1011 of] this chapter [ code. The department shall
determine the amount of the fee based on the number and the capacity
of the scales, pumps, or metering devices being operated].
SECTION 4. Sections 13.1011(e) and 13.1151(b)-(f),
Agriculture Code, are repealed.
SECTION 5. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005.
President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 760 was passed by the House on March
23, 2005, by a non-record vote.
Chief Clerk of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 760 was passed by the Senate on May 3,
2005, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
Secretary of the Senate