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Biedermann Introduces Bills on Quarries, Border Security

In this undated image, Texas House Rep. Kyle Biedermann (D-73) attends an advisory council meeting.

Texas House Rep. Kyle Biedermann (D-73) filed his final general bills for the 86th Legislative Session this week, and they include two measures calling for greater regulatory authority over rock quarries and aggregate operations like the proposed Vulcan Quarry at FM 3009 and SH 46.

“He listened and is focused on representing his district and the values of his constituents,” Rep. Biedermann’s office said in a prepared statement mailed to media on Monday.

His Texas House bills include:

  • HB 2590 – Increasing consumer protections for citizens of new municipal districts.
  • HB 2871 – Moving parts of the permitting process for rock quarries and aggregate operations from the TCEQ to the Railroad Commission increase protections of the citizens. Click here to review the bill.
  • HB 3798 – Increasing permit requirements and protections for citizens on rock quarries and aggregate operations through the TCEQ.
  • HB 4306 – Border security fund to create barriers, increase technology and create better infrastructure at the border to deter illegal alien crossings.
  • HJR 98 – Instituting twelve year term limits on representatives, senators and statewide elected officials.

“I am excited to see what we can get done for the people of Texas this legislative session,” Rep. Biedermann said. “For too long, we have been blocked by House leadership, but this session there is a new speaker, and new opportunities.”

He serves on County Affairs and Land & Resource Management committees and represents Gillespie, Comal, and Kendall counties.

More information about Rep. Biedermann can be found at www.kylebiedermann.com.

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