From the monthly archives: May 2009

Last night, HB 1243 failed to make the midnight deadline for the House to either concur or go to conference on Senate amendments. As HB 1243 died, so did SB 545 – bill to establish a rebate program for distributed solar generation that would have jumpstarted the wide-scale adoption of rooftop solar throughout the state. [...]

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It’s been a 48-hour roller coaster ride for SB 545. The great news? SB 545 is still poised to establish a rebate program that would jumpstart the generation of distributed rooftop solar in Texas. However, after failing to gain passage in the House by its midnight deadline on Tuesday, it’s no longer SB 545. Hmmm… [...]

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Great news! Two of ACT’s high priority bills have received favorable votes today.  HB 821 – Rep Leibowitz’s television producer takeback recycling bill – has been passed by the Senate! This legislation comes at a crucial time for television recycling; with the digital switch on June 12, thousands of Texans are expected to replace their [...]

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