HB 2119 by Rep Lozano & Senator Zaffirini (Passed)
Allows charitable organizations to conduct prescribed burning with
volunteers, provided the leader of the burn has completed approved
training curriculum and the group maintains insurance coverage
established by the Prescribed Burning Board. Allows charitable
organizations to achieve insurance coverage for volunteers who
participate in the burn under the guidance of a qualified burn manager.
HB 801 by Rep King, K. & Senator Eltife (Passed)
Requires TPWD to adopt and implement general and specific
prescribed burn plans, as well as standards for how burns are executed,
and sets up a mechanism by which private landowners are reimbursed for
damages that occur as a result of department conducted prescribed burns
on state owned land.
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