S.B. No. 739
relating to the payment of certain administrative penalties
assessed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality under an
installment payment schedule.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Subsection (d), Section 7.052, Water Code, is
amended to read as follows:
(d) Except as provided by Subsection (b), each day that a
continuing violation occurs may be considered a separate violation.
The commission may authorize an installment payment schedule for an
administrative penalty assessed under this subchapter, except for
an administrative penalty assessed under Section 7.057 [
after a hearing under Section 7.058].
SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005.
President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I hereby certify that S.B. No. 739 passed the Senate on
April 21, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
Secretary of the Senate
I hereby certify that S.B. No. 739 passed the House on
May 25, 2005, by a non-record vote.
Chief Clerk of the House