• Regulatory Issues

  • Members of the Texas Food & Fuel Association are regulated by the following state and federal agencies:

  • State (TX)

    Texas Hurricane Center
    Resources and information for residents and businesess impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
    https://gov.texas.gov/hurricane

    Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission
    Regulates the retail sale of beer/wine, Clerk Training Requirements, and Permits for Sales of Beer/Wine.
    http://www.tabc.state.tx.us/

    Texas Department of Agriculture
    Administers/Enforces Fuel Quality Standards, Administers/Enforces Dispenser Meter Calibration Regulations, Administers/Enforces Octane Regulations.
    http://www.texasagriculture.gov/

    Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
    State Motor Fuel Taxes, Sales and Use Taxes, General Business Taxes.
    http://www.window.state.tx.us/

    Texas Department of Transportation
    Right of Way/Sign Regulation, Access Management Regulation, Commercial Vehicle Registration/Insurance Requirements, Weight Limits/Weight Permits.
    http://www.txdot.gov/

    Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
    Regulates Petroleum Storage Tanks, Stationary Air Emission Sources, Mobile Air Emissions, Special Diesel Fuel Standards for Certain Texas Counties.
    http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/

    Texas Department of Public Safety
    Administers/Enforces Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Enforces the License and Weights Regulations.
    http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/

    Texas Department of Health & Human Services
    Administers the SNAP program (nutrition benefit assistance on the state level).
    http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/

    Texas Department of State Health Services
    Administers/Enforces the Food Safety Regulations, Administers/Enforces the Community Right To Know Regulations.
    http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/

    Edward’s Aquifer Authority
    Administers/Enforces Underground/Aboveground Tank regulations for certain counties in Central Texas.
    http://www.edwardsaquifer.org/

    Texas Lottery Commission
    Administers the state’s On-line/Scratch Off Lottery products, Regulates Retailers for Lottery Sales.
    http://www.txlottery.org/export/sites/lottery/

    Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation
    Administers/Enforces the American With Disabilities Act.
    http://www.tdlr.state.tx.us/

    Texas Workforce Commission
    Administers/Enforces Unemployment Insurance Program, Collects/Enforces Unemployment Insurance Tax.
    http://www.twc.state.tx.us/

  • Federal (USA)

    Environmental Protection Agency
    Administers/Enforces Underground/Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tank Regulations, Storm Water Run-off Programs, Clean Air Act provisions for Air Emissions/Fuel Standards, Renewable Fuels Programs, Oil Spill Act – SPCC Compliance.
    http://www.epa.gov/

    Federal Trade Commission
    Administers/Enforces Federal Octane Rating Program.
    http://www.ftc.gov/

    U.S. Department of Transportation
    Administers/Enforces the Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations.
    http://www.dot.gov/

    Internal Revenue Service
    Administers/Enforces Federal Excise Tax on Motor Fuels, 1099K Reporting Requirements, Bio-Fuel Excise Tax Credit Programs.
    http://www.irs.gov/

    U.S. Department of Labor
    Administers/enforces Family Medical Leave Act, Wage & Hour Laws, EEOC Compliance.
    http://www.dol.gov/

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security
    Administers/Enforces Fuel Transportation Security Requirements.
    http://www.dhs.gov/

    U.S. Department of Energy/Energy Information Administration
    Administers requirements for statistical reporting.
    http://www.eia.gov/

    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
    Administers/Enforces CDL requirements, CSA 2010 for Drivers/Commercial Motor Carriers.
    http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/

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