Issue Date: 2003-09-01
Revised Date: 2017-09-01

Legal Cites

Object Type

Cash — Natural Resources

Origin Date

2003 by H.B. 1194, 78th Leg., R.S.

Description

  1. The commission by rule may adopt an inspection fee assessed against operators of natural gas distribution pipelines and natural gas master metered pipelines and their pipeline facilities. Total fees may not exceed the amount estimated by the commission to be necessary to recover costs of administration.
  2. A fee up to $1 for each service line may be assessed on each investor-owned and municipally owned natural gas distribution system.
  3. A fee up to $100 may be assessed on each operator of a natural gas master metered system.
  4. Late penalties of 10% of the total assessment due under (2) and (3) that are not paid within 30 days after the annual due date may also be assessed.
  5. Pipeline safety and regulatory fees for all pipelines under the jurisdiction of the commission's pipeline safety and regulatory program. Fees are for new permits or registrations, permit or registration renewals, and permit or registration amendments.

Due Date

  1. Annually as set by the commission
  2. March 15 of each year
  3. June 30 of each year
  4. Set by the commission
  5. Annually as set by the commission

Note

Originally set up with a Health revenue category code. Changed to Natural Resources to reflect correctly for cash reporting, effective September 1, 2003.

Item (2) fee amount amended by S.B. 1658, 81st Leg., R.S.

H.B. 7, 84th Leg., R.S. changed deposit from General Revenue to GR Account 5155 - Oil and Gas Regulation and Cleanup.

H.B. 1818, 85th Leg., R.S. added pipeline safety and regulatory program fee (item 5).

USAS Values

Appropriation Year 20
USAS Title PIPELINE SAFETY INSPECTION FEES
Receipt Category 08 – Natural Resources
Receipt Type 10 – Business/Professional Fees
Object Group 30 – Revenues
USAS Status A
Rev/Exp Category 01 – LICENSES, FEES, FINES, AND PENALTIES