Sec. 1101.052: Period for Completion of Audit

(a) Unless an extension is approved by the governmental entity with regulatory authority over the regulated facility or operation based on reasonable grounds, an environmental or health and safety audit must be completed within a reasonable time not to exceed six months after:

(1) the date the audit is initiated; or

(2) the acquisition closing date, if the person continues the audit under Section 1101.053.

(b) Subsection (a)(1) does not apply to an environmental or health and safety audit conducted before the acquisition closing date by a person that is considering the acquisition of the regulated facility or operation.


Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 324 (S.B. 1488), Sec. 20.002(a), eff. September 1, 2017.