Notice to Propane Licensees: Amendments to Chapter 9, LP-Gas Safety Rules, Adopted

July 15, 2022

On June 28, 2022, the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) adopted amendments to 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 9, relating to LP-Gas Safety Rules. Most of the amendments become effective on July 18, 2022.

The amended and new rules were adopted to incorporate provisions of Senate Bill 1582 and Senate Bill 1668, both enacted by the 87th Legislature (Regular Session), and to make other updates. Senate Bill 1582 amended Natural Resources Code §113.087 and §113.088 to allow required license examination to be performed by a proctoring service. Senate Bill 1668 added Natural Resources Code §113.0955 to require the RRC to waive its Dispenser Operation certification requirements for an individual who completes training and examination consistent with the guidelines established by the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC).

To view the full notice, visit the RRC website at