Fuel Metering and Quality Workgroup Meeting Agenda

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Motor Fuel Metering and Quality Advisory Board
Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.


This meeting will take place via videoconference, and will be broadcast on TDLR’s YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/user/TexasLicensing The meeting agenda and materials will be available on the department’s webpage at www.tdlr.texas.gov. If you need materials in an alternate format contact the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation at least 5 working days before the meeting date. Phone: (512) 463-6599, E-MAIL: open.meetings@tdlr.texas.gov, TDD/RELAY TEXAS: 1-800-relay-VV (for voice), 1-800-relay-TX (for TDD).

  • A. Call to Order
  • B. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  • C. Approval of Minutes – Meeting of March 1, 2023
  • D. Public Comment
    Any person wishing to address the Board must submit an email by following the Public Comment Instructions found on the last page of this agenda or located at www.tdlr.texas.gov. Emails must be submitted to board.comments@tdlr.texas.gov by 12:00 PM, May 15, 2023. TDLR offices will not be open for public comment.
  • E. Staff Reports – Briefing from Staff and Discussion:
    • 1. Licensing Division
      • a. Statistics
      • b. Current Projects
    • 2. Customer Service Division
      • a. Statistics
    • 3. Enforcement Division
      • a. Statistics
      • b. Rescinded Stop-Sale Orders
    • 4. Regulatory Program Management Division
      • a. Statistics
      • b. Current Projects
      • c. Outreach
    • 5. Executive Office
      • a. 88th Legislative Session Update
  • F. Discussion and possible recommendation on the proposed amendments to existing rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 97, Subchapter A, §97.2 and §97.3; Subchapter B, §§97.20-97.23, §97.25, §97.27, and §97.29; Subchapter D, §97.56, §97.59; Subchapter E, §97.70 and §97.74; new rules at Subchapter B, §§97.30-97.33; and the repeal of Subchapter G, §§97.90-97.95, regarding the Motor Fuel Metering and Quality program. The proposed rules standardize language throughout the chapter, update the standards that apply to fuel quality, and add consumer protections from card fraud. The proposed rules are necessary to implement legislative changes from the 87th legislative session, House Bill 2106, related to payment card skimmers on motor fuel devices. This agenda item includes discussion of four public comments received on the proposed rules.
  • G. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting
  • H. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting
  • I. Adjournment

The Motor Fuel Metering and Quality Advisory Board will accept public comments for the May 16, 2023, meeting.

Written comments must be submitted to Board.Comments@tdlr.texas.gov no later than 12:00 p.m. on May 15, 2023. Comments will be provided to the Board members for their review prior to the meeting but will not be read publicly during the public meeting. 

If you wish to address the Board during the public meeting, please provide your contact information to Board.Comments@tdlr.texas.gov by 12:00 p.m. on May 15, 2023. During the meeting, you will receive an email with a link to join the meeting. You will be given up to three (3) minutes to speak. The Presiding Officer may reduce the time provided for public comments based on the number of requests received. Please ensure that you have a reliable connection and clear audio. Sharing of pre-recorded audio or video is not allowed during the public comment period.

**Please email your public comment request to Board.Comments@tdlr.texas.gov. **


Email request for Public Comment must include:

  • Agenda Item or Specific Topic
  • Name
  • Telephone number
  • Please indicate whom you are representing. Ex: attorney, yourself or other

Failure to provide the information requested directly above could result in your comment being delayed or taken out of order.