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    The Asbestos Program is within the Division for Regulatory Services
    P. O. Box 149347
    Austin, TX 78714-9347
    (512) 834-6770.




    External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may not be accessible to people with disabilities.


Statutes and Laws - Asbestos Program

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Occupations Code

Chapter 1954. Asbestos Health Protection PDF File  (off site link)

Code of Federal Regulations
Title 40 – Protection of Environment
Chapter I - Environmental Protection Agency

Part 61 - National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants Link to the U.S. Government Printing Office Access for Electronic Code of Federal Regulations

Texas Legislative Bills Passed Regarding Asbestos

Senate Bill 509:   Requires asbestos surveys before issuing renovation/demolition permits.  (PDF 10KB).

Senate Bill 509 FAQ   (pdf 12KB)
Clarification on Survey verification    (pdf 13KB)
Senate Bill 509- More Frequently Asked Questions (pdf 20KB)
Who can conduct an asbestos survey in a public building?
Who can remove asbestos from a public building?

House Bill 1279Expands Asbestos Program's ability to enforce infractions of RFCI.  (pdf 5KB)

Click here for more information on Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI) Guidance

House Bill 1927Prohibits the installation of asbestos.  (pdf 18KB)

For assistance in finding MSDS sheets click here

House Bill 2844:Allows cities to test new asbestos control methods approved by the EPA.  (pdf 8KB)

Click here to visit the EPA's website

External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may not be accessible to people with disabilities.

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Last updated October 23, 2013