Texas Government Code - Section 411.018. Hazardous Materials
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Section: 411.0131 411.0135 411.014 411.015 411.016 411.017 411.0175 411.018 411.019 411.0195 411.0196 411.0197 411.020 411.0201 411.0202
§ 411.018. HAZARDOUS MATERIALS. (a) The director shall
adopt rules relating to the reporting of all transportation
incidents involving releases of reportable quantities of hazardous
materials occurring on public roads or railroads that are not on a
private industrial site. The rules must be consistent with federal
rules relating to hazardous materials adopted under federal law.
The director may adopt all or part of the federal hazardous
materials rules by reference.
(b) The department by rule shall require that all carriers
of hazardous materials report all incidents involving a release of
reportable quantities of hazardous materials to the department.
(c) The department shall serve as the central repository of
statistical information relating to incidents involving release of
(d) The department is responsible for the on-site
coordination of all hazardous materials transportation
emergencies. The director shall adopt necessary rules to implement
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 4, § 2.22(a), eff. Sept. 1,
Last modified: August 11, 2007