Honorable Dennis Bonnen, Chair, House Committee on Environmental Regulation
John S. O'Brien, Deputy Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB580 by Smith, Wayne (Relating to the authority of a county to provide hazardous materials services.), As Introduced
The bill would amend the Local Government Code to allow counties to provide hazardous materials services. The bill would also allow the county or a county’s authorized agent to charge a reasonable fee to a responsible party for responding to a hazardous materials service call. Provisions of the bill would not apply to hazardous materials owned or possessed by a governmental entity. The bill would take effect September 1, 2005.
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