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HB 26 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Board of Behavior Analyst Examiners and the requirement to obtain a license to practice as a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst; imposing fees; providing an administrative penalty; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 41 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Juneteenth holiday. House: County Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 91 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to a review of occupational licensing requirements and an applicant's criminal history. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 100 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the regulation of transportation network companies; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 134 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 153 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate occupations. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 173 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain rainwater harvesting; providing administrative penalties; authorizing fees; requiring an occupational license. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 250 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the booting of vehicles. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 340 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to abolishing shampoo apprentice permits and shampoo specialty certificates. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 380 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to authorizing the purchase of certain insurance coverage by public school districts for the benefit of businesses and students participating in career or technology training programs and providing for immunity from liability of certain public school students participating in career or technology programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 412 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to regulation of the retail sale of fireworks. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 492 85-0 (2017) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to a waiver for certain programs from youth camp licensing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 552 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the regulation of occupations by this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 639 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to authorizing the purchase of certain insurance coverage by public schools for the benefit of businesses and students participating in career and technology programs and providing for immunity from liability of certain public school students participating in career and technology programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 659 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the employment of a commissioned security officer by a religious organization. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 863 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to safety training for employees performing construction work under a contract with a governmental entity; providing administrative penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 894 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners; imposing fees; creating criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 925 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the booting of vehicles; imposing an administrative penalty; changing a fee. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1055 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the amount of certain licensing fees charged by state agencies. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1084 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the interests of certain holding companies in certain repair facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1104 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to sexual assault and domestic violence awareness continuing education for cosmetology license holders. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1121 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to instruction in accessible design in the curriculum for an architecture degree program offered by a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1123 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to continuing education requirements for architects regarding compliance with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1141 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bond sureties in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1155 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the cremation of human remains by alkaline hydrolysis. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1189 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to certain prohibited acts by reserve law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1247 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to notice provided to vehicle owners and lienholders by operators of vehicle storage facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1260 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of commercial shrimp unloading; requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1284 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the licensing and regulation of a journeyman lineman. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1292 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1293 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy Relating to bees, the chief apiary inspector, and the regulation of beekeepers; authorizing fees; requiring an occupational registration; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1376 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to a study on the state certification of music therapists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1417 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the sale of fireworks during and before the Diwali holiday. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1418 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the regulation of fantasy games; authorizing a civil penalty; requiring the registration of fantasy game operators; requiring a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1422 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the regulation of fantasy games; authorizing a civil penalty; requiring a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1457 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to fantasy sports contests. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1508 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to notice to applicants to and enrollees in certain educational programs regarding the consequences of a criminal conviction on eligibility for an occupational license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1545 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the acceptance of certain high school courses to satisfy part of the training required to obtain a peace officer license. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1586 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the services that require a structural pest control license; changing the applicability of an occupational license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1657 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the renewal of a certificate of registration by certain interior designers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1698 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the licensing and regulation of a journeyman industrial electrician. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1719 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to continuing education requirements for county tax assessor-collectors. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1738 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the registration and certification of county tax assessor-collectors and their employees. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1750 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to exempting certain honorably retired peace officers from continuing education requirements. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1775 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the expiration of an instructor approval letter issued by the Texas Private Security Board. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1777 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to certain authorizations or approvals issued by the Texas Private Security Board. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1778 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the expiration of certain security officer commissions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1781 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the handgun proficiency examination required for a security officer commission. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1811 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to hearings conducted by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1822 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1874 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of certain household batteries; authorizing a fee; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1939 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1951 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to firm names used by licensed attorneys. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1958 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1972 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the model training curriculum and required training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1981 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information of applicants for public employment or an occupational license. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1984 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the quarantine of certain animals. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2018 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to records of a notary public. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2019 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the regulation of manufactured homes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2070 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the enforcement of certain warranties for a new motor vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2072 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the eligibility and requirements for the issuance and renewal of a license in massage therapy. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2095 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to transfer of a plumber's license number on the retirement or death of the plumber. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2102 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2103 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Law Examiners. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2113 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation of for-profit legal service contract companies. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2131 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the regulation of insurance adjusters. House: Insurance Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2166 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation rules on fees for nonconsent vehicle tows and a study on those fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2216 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the registration and regulation of health clubs. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2254 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the secretary of state adopting a fee schedule for notary public services. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2275 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the regulation of a service contract. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2284 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to an exemption from licensing requirements for a person performing electrical work in certain industrial settings. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2304 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2390 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the medical treatment and care of animals by certain persons in animal shelters and releasing agencies. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2399 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil Relating to the submission by a law enforcement agency of an amended employment termination report. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2407 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the hours of instruction for cosmetology licensing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2408 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to cosmetology licensing and sanitation requirements. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2427 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to notice and request for a hearing regarding a vehicle that has been towed or booted. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2430 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to requirements for the use of an insignia or design by guard companies under the Private Security Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 2482 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to operate a roadway clearance program; creating an offense. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2484 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of animal export-import processing facilities; providing penalties; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 2508 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the licensing and regulation of tow truck companies, tow truck operators, vehicle storage facilities, and vehicle storage facility employees, the regulation of parking facilities and parking facility owners, and the elimination of required state licensing for vehicle booting companies and operators. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2534 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to certain real estate sales, brokerage, and advertising activities, certain functions of the Texas Real Estate Commission, and the authorization of a ground lease with the Texas Facilities Commission to construct or maintain a building. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2597 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the licensing of air conditioning and refrigeration technicians and trainees; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2615 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the licensing of towing operators and vehicle storage facility employees by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2629 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to notice and continuing education requirements regarding human trafficking for cosmetologists and cosmetology facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2721 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to eligibility requirements for registration as an interior designer. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2733 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the authority of a towing company or booting company to remove and store or boot an unauthorized vehicle in a parking facility. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2738 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the hours of instruction provided in barbering and cosmetology schools. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2739 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation of barber schools, private beauty culture schools, and other facilities used to teach or perform the practice of barbering or cosmetology. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2781 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to county authority related to the removal and storage of vehicles and other personal property from a roadway and the regulation of vehicle storage facilities, junkyards, and automobile wrecking and salvage yards; authorizing fees. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2814 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the installation and inspection of fire sprinkler protection systems; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2816 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to service contract providers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2818 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Relating to the practice of marriage and family therapy. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2909 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to reports on and the regulation of certain licensed activities and related organizations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2921 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the recovery of property from certain vehicles stored at a vehicle storage facility or governmental vehicle storage facility. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2929 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the qualifications for an impartial third party in certain civil disputes. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2976 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the towing of unauthorized or unattended vehicles on a parking facility. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 2991 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of files related to complaints to and investigations by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3009 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to parking facility owners receiving financial gain from towing companies or booting companies. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures No action taken in committee
HB 3025 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to open, uncovered, abandoned, or deteriorated wells. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3029 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to air conditioning and refrigeration contracting and the education and certification of air conditioning and refrigeration technicians. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3034 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a waiver of certain licensing fees for military service members, military veterans, and their spouses. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3049 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the number of hours of work experience required of a plumber's apprentice to take an examination for a plumber's license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3076 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to bail bond boards in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3081 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the regulation of persons and business activities subject to regulation by certain finance agencies. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3088 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al. Relating to exemptions for certain residential property owners from the applicability of certain regulations of residential mortgage loan companies and residential mortgage loan originators. House: Investments & Financial Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3111 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to medical gas and vacuum piping systems testing in certain health facilities and voluntary tester registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3113 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to continuing education training on civil process for constables. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3115 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the administration and enforcement of the Private Security Act. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3131 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the disposal of certain motor vehicles to a motor vehicle demolisher. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3163 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to persons engaged in business as a vehicle lessor or vehicle lease facilitator. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3199 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3215 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the authority of a person to sell property without engaging in business as a motor vehicle dealer. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3243 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the duties of the structural pest control advisory committee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3257 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the regulation and inspection of boilers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3261 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies; authorizing fees; expanding the applicability of an occupational registration. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3277 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the imposition of an administrative penalty for certain violations of the law regulating plumbing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3278 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to certain requirements for barber schools and private beauty culture schools. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3293 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the voluntary certification of roofing companies by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3298 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to warning signs posted by certain food service establishments that prepare food items containing peanut products. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3306 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle towing, booting, and storage and to the elimination of required state licensing for vehicle booting companies and operators. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3307 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3309 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the regulation of temporary common worker employers. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3329 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to regulation of electricians by local governments. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3342 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the prelicensing education requirements for residential mortgage loan originators. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 3353 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the certification, training, and supervision of certified family partners and the provision of peer support services by certified family partners to the family or primary caregiver of certain children with serious emotional disturbance. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3414 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the membership of the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3431 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to training for peace officers on enforcing the Private Security Act. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3450 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the insurance requirement applicable to a guard company license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3463 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to an exemption from the plumbing licensing law for public service companies working on certain private property. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3505 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle dealership by certain manufacturers or distributors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3587 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to industrial hemp; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3602 85-0 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana Relating to the treatment of certain types of water by water treatment specialists. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3620 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the towing, booting, and storage of vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3622 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to abandoned vehicles held by vehicle storage facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3703 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to waiver of continuing education requirements for certain insurance adjusters. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3712 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the hours of continuing professional education required for a plumber's license or endorsement. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3726 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to certain examination and continuing education requirements for applicants for and holders of liquefied petroleum gas licenses. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3744 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the regulation of the retention, storage, transportation, and disposal of used or scrap tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 3792 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3802 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the suspension of a driver's license issued to a person who fails to pay an administrative penalty imposed by the Texas Funeral Service Commission. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3876 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to repealing training licenses for motor vehicle towing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3877 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to repealing consent towing operator licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3878 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the repeal of the criminal penalty for a violation of the interior designers licensing law. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3880 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to required notice by telecommunications utilities to owners or managers of a multiunit complex before performing work. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3905 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the practice of cosmetology by a person who holds an esthetician specialty license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3926 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation of horse racing and greyhound racing and pari-mutuel wagering in connection with that racing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3933 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the sale of mobility motor vehicles by certain dealers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3935 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to licensing and reimbursing certain foster group homes that provide services to victims of sex trafficking. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3940 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the sale of a motor vehicle with an open product recall. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3945 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the membership of the Texas Funeral Service Commission. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3947 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to judicial review of certain regulations that apply to state licensees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3977 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John Relating to continuing education requirements for a laser hair removal certificate or license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4007 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the licensing and regulation of health-related occupations transferred to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4072 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain industrialized housing and industrialized buildings. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 4093 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4114 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Relating to county approval for the locations at which a junkyard or automotive wrecking and salvage yard may be operated. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4120 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to a daily storage fee charged by a vehicle storage facility. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 4126 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to signs required to be posted in licensed vehicle storage facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 4127 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the inspection of towing companies and vehicle storage facilities by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 4129 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to disciplinary action against bingo operators and bingo registry workers for prohibited conduct and criminal convictions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4136 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the operation of casino games at 12 casinos in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming; requiring occupational licenses or certifications; creating criminal offenses and providing other penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4154 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the renewal of a plumber's apprentice certificate of registration. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4155 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the regulation of athlete agents. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4236 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, and distributors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4248 85-0 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana Relating to the authority of a state agency to impose continuing education requirements on an occupational license holder. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4267 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to fingerprint requirements for state licensees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 23 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HR 2616 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2065. Reported enrolled
SB 43 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the Judicial Branch Certification Commission; authorizing fees; providing penalties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 65 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of funeral services, funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories; imposing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 101 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to commissioned security officers employed by the board of trustees of a school district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 127 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 176 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the regulation of transportation network companies; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 208 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 234 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a prohibition against the use by a career school or college of certain advertising designed to mislead or deceive prospective students. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 237 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty; imposing a fee; requiring occupational licenses. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 246 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the eligibility of applicants for the state bar examination. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 298 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the creation and funding of the Texas Forensic Science Commission operating account. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 302 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 303 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Law Examiners. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 361 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to transportation network companies. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 368 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 416 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 453 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the interests of certain holding companies in certain repair facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 475 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to safety training for employees performing construction work under a contract with a governmental entity; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 521 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the qualifications required of an appraisal district employee in order to testify as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 539 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Relating to the qualifications for an impartial third party in certain civil disputes. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 570 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of the retention, storage, transportation, disposal, processing, and reuse of used or scrap tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 589 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 651 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to discrimination by a state agency against an applicant for or holder of an occupational license. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 665 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to education requirements for a notary public appointment; authorizing a fee. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 718 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Anderson, Rodney
Relating to the regulation of insurance adjusters. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 772 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Uresti, Tomas
Relating to the authority of a code enforcement officer when performing official duties to possess or carry an instrument used for deterring the bite of an animal. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 844 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the active supervision of occupational licensing authorities by the attorney general. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 845 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to an occupational licensing database. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 846 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the regulation of temporary common worker employers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 847 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to abolishing the regulation of for-profit legal service contract companies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 916 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors; providing civil penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 918 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to sexual assault and domestic violence awareness training and reporting by cosmetology license holders. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 929 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to continuing education requirements for county tax assessor-collectors. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 932 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the licensing of, the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission's duties with respect to, and the administrative penalties for certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 961 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the licensing and regulation of a journeyman lineman. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 983 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1022 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the transfer of the licensing and regulation of certain counseling professions to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1044 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the suspension of a driver's license issued to a person who fails to pay an administrative penalty imposed by the Texas Funeral Service Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1084 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the medical treatment and care of animals by certain persons in animal shelters and releasing agencies. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1087 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the regulation of the hours of instruction for cosmetology licensing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 1088 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Goldman, Craig
Relating to the regulation of cosmetology. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1089 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the certification of food service workers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1186 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to requirements for mental health assignment certification for municipal police departments and sheriff's departments. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1199 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to service contract providers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1208 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1254 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the practice of and the billing codes used by certain mental health professionals. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1263 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the regulation of a service contract. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1393 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the services that require a structural pest control license; changing the applicability of an occupational license. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1420 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the registration and regulation of health clubs. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1439 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to air conditioning and refrigeration contracting and the education and certification of air conditioning and refrigeration technicians. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1498 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the regulation of temporary common worker employers. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1499 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of for-profit legal service contract companies. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1501 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle towing, booting, and storage and to the elimination of required state licensing for vehicle booting companies and operators; creating a criminal offense. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 1502 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1503 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Goldman, Craig
Relating to abolishing shampoo apprentice permits and shampoo specialty certificates. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1516 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies; authorizing fees; expanding the applicability of an occupational registration. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1530 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the regulation of persons and business activities subject to regulation by certain finance agencies. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1536 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the ability of a child-placing agency to decline to provide services or accept a referral from the Department of Family and Protective Services on the basis of sincerely held religious beliefs. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1540 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the certification, training, and supervision of certified family partners and the provision of peer support services by certified family partners to the family or primary caregiver of certain children with serious emotional disturbance, including the provision of those services under the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1572 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle dealership by certain manufacturers or distributors. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1626 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the authority of a state agency to impose continuing education requirements on an occupational license holder. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1652 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the designation of an area of highway by a municipality as an immediate removal area. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1675 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of animal export-import processing facilities; providing penalties; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1742 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to county approval for the locations at which a junkyard or automotive wrecking and salvage yard may be operated. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1797 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to regulation of electricians by local governments. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1875 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of certain agencies and the requirements applicable to, and the oversight of, those agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
No action taken in committee
SB 1880 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to authorizing the purchase of certain insurance coverage by public school districts for the benefit of businesses and students participating in career or technology training programs and providing for immunity from liability of certain public school students participating in career or technology programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1898 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to authorizing the purchase of certain insurance coverage by public school districts for the benefit of businesses and students participating in career or technology training programs and providing for immunity from liability of certain public school students participating in career or technology programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1908 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the selection of an arbitrator for purposes of an appeal through binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1932 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to eligibility requirements for registration as an interior designer. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1970 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to fantasy sports contests. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1993 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the licensing and other regulation of wrap lenders. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2017 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the regulation of commercial shrimp unloading; requiring an occupational license and authorizing a fee for certain nonresident persons. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 2035 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of athlete agents. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2062 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the membership of the Texas Funeral Service Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2065 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations and activities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 2093 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, and distributors. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2115 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle towing and booting. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2153 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the hours of instruction provided in barbering and cosmetology schools. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2178 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to judicial review of certain regulations that apply to state licensees. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 2187 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the renewal of a certificate of registration by certain interior designers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2208 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the transfer of the regulation of property tax professionals from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation to the comptroller of public accounts; providing civil and administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2212 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to certain real estate sales, brokerage, and advertising activities, certain functions of the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2279 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the ownership, control, or operation of a franchised or nonfranchised dealer or dealership by certain manufacturers. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SR 938 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 2065. Reported enrolled
HB 99 85-1 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to testimony by an appraisal district employee as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 106 85-1 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the licensing and regulation of a journeyman lineman. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 107 85-1 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce a requirement that a builder or contractor obtain a license or other similar certification from the political subdivision. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 150 85-1 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the model training curriculum and required training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 315 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 344 85-1 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the practice of cosmetology by a person who holds an esthetician specialty license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 380 85-1 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the regulation of certain industrialized housing and industrialized buildings. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 385 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to motor vehicle booting. Filed
HB 104 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the practice of barbering and cosmetology at certain events. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 152 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the authority of the voters of certain counties to authorize the county to regulate the sale and use of fireworks; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 237 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 302 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the creation of a certificate program to promote travel to and throughout this state; authorizing fees. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 322 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the regulation of persons who facilitate the issuance of tax refund anticipation checks. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 483 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and administration of a state bullion depository; authorizing fees. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 551 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for professional licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 578 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to an exemption from the cosmetologist licensing law for persons who provide certain services at a special event. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 579 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to animal encounter training for peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 593 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to canine encounter training for peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 633 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain health care supplies. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 639 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the registration and certification of county tax assessor-collectors and their employees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 672 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to certain information concerning an applicant for certain occupational licenses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 691 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties; increasing the civil penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
HB 804 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the forms of payment that the operator of a vehicle storage facility must accept. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 810 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to employment of persons with professional qualifications as public school teachers. House: Public Education Left pending in subcommittee
HB 833 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to certain holders of motor home manufacturer's and dealer's licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 845 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to the hours of instruction required to be eligible for a cosmetology operator license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 846 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for an esthetician specialty license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 847 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for a manicurist license or a barber technician/manicurist specialty license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 848 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to qualifications for a backflow prevention assembly tester license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 859 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to an exemption from the veterinary licensing law for certain persons who provide services to an animal shelter. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 872 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the reactivation of a peace officer license; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 876 84-0 (2015) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al. Relating to the method of payment for regulated material purchased by a metal recycling entity. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 885 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to certain county bail bond boards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 907 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to regulate the location of halfway houses; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 930 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to water well drillers and pump installers; authorizing fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1025 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the approval of law enforcement training materials by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1040 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the liability of certain sports officials and organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1066 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the regulation of certain motor vehicle auctions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Administration
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 1069 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to services for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and certification requirements for interpreters for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing; providing an administrative penalty; requiring a fee and changing the rate of a fee; requiring an occupational certification. House: Human Services Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1077 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the membership of the Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1129 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to an exemption from the attorney occupation tax for attorneys exclusively offering pro bono legal services. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1130 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the removal of a disabled vehicle from a roadway or right-of-way. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1146 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to persons who may operate a public water supply system. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1150 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before certain holidays; affecting a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1180 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to certain information included on a searchable database on the Department of Family and Protective Services' Internet website. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1219 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to a provisional license to practice funeral directing or embalming; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1310 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to canine encounter training for peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1322 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to industrial hemp; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1353 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to a certificate of merit in certain actions against certain licensed or registered professionals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1385 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1449 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to child custody evaluations and adoption evaluations conducted and testimony provided in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties; creating an offense; authorizing fees. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1488 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to voluntary registration and regulation of roofing contractors; providing criminal penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1641 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty; imposing a fee; requiring occupational licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1653 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the ownership or operation of a motor vehicle dealership by certain manufacturers or distributors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1722 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties; increasing the civil penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1740 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the administration of rabies vaccine under a local rabies control program. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1757 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to liability of an engineer conducting a Texas Windstorm Insurance Association inspection. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1788 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the regulation of salvage vehicle dealers, salvage pool operators, and salvage vehicle rebuilders; expanding the applicability of an occupational license. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1816 84-0 (2015) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the training requirements for renewal of a private pesticide applicator license. House: Agriculture & Livestock Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1849 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to occupational licenses for military service members, military veterans, and military spouses. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1918 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to the Texas Real Estate Commission and the regulation of certain real estate professionals; increasing a fee; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1934 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the Beef Promotion and Research Council of Texas. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1947 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to licenses for insurance agents and adjusters. House: Insurance
Senate: Administration
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1977 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to repealing certain towing and booting licenses and regulations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1990 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the regulation of certain industrialized housing and industrialized buildings. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2007 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to fees imposed by a county for licensing a junkyard or automotive wrecking and salvage yard. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
HB 2012 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to occupational license application and examination fees for certain military service members, military veterans, and military spouses. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2013 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to recovery of attorney's fees against veterinarians for certain claims. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2018 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to guard dog companies and abolishing the regulation of guard dog trainers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2023 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a forensic director responsible for statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2024 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al. Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of certain agencies and to the requirements applicable to, and the oversight of, those agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2045 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to eligibility of attorneys who hold a law license issued by another state to take the state bar examination. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2052 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to loss damage waivers in connection with the rental of certain heavy equipment; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2069 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the administration of foreclosure sales of real property. House: Business & Industry Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2089 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain occupational license fees and taxes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2119 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to charitable organizations, including charitable organizations that may conduct prescribed burning. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2145 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to provisional authority for certain individual insurance license applicants to act as insurance agents; authorizing a fee; requiring an occupational provisional permit; adding provisions that may be subject to a criminal penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2161 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the regulation of certain private security companies and occupations; expanding the applicability of an occupational license. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2169 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to requiring used motor vehicle dealers to inspect vehicles for sale to consumers for certain defects; creating a civil penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2187 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2197 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to fingerprinting requirements for occupational licenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2210 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2213 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the tow rotation list in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2255 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of plumbing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2279 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to child and adolescent interaction education and training for certain peace and reserve law enforcement officers. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2287 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the qualifications required of an appraisal district employee in order to testify as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2314 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to abolishing the regulation of hair braiding. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2329 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming; requiring occupational licenses or certifications; creating criminal offenses and providing other penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2342 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to changing the name of the Medical Advisory Committee appointed by the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation to the Combative Sports Advisory Board. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2355 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to an exemption for certain persons who sell signs from the requirement to be licensed as an electrician. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2360 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain residential educational child-care facilities serving victims of human trafficking. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2380 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to regulating the sale of batteries to metal recycling entities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2439 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to inspections and other activities conducted by engineers in connection with the issuance of certain windstorm and hail insurance; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2464 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the transfer of a plumber's license on the retirement or death of the plumber. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2465 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the licensing and regulation of plumbers; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Postponed
HB 2481 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the licensing and regulation of auctioneers, associate auctioneers, and auctions; requiring an occupational license; requiring a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2484 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the issuance of occupational licenses to certain out-of-state applicants. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2490 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the regulation of certain amusement rides by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; requiring an occupational license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2491 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to licensing and appointment of title insurance escrow officers; changing the limit applicable to a fee; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2494 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of associate auctioneers; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty; requiring an occupational license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2573 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a deceptive trade practice related to the use of certain words to imply that a person who is not an attorney is authorized to practice law and the prosecution of a cause of action arising from that practice. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2613 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the suspension of occupational and driver's licenses issued to persons who fail to pay an administrative penalty imposed by the Texas Funeral Service Commission. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2614 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 2624 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the effects of default on a student loan administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on renewal of certain licenses. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2680 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to allocation of money from the law enforcement officer standards and education fund. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2684 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the creation of a model training curriculum and to the required training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2703 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Board of Behavior Analyst Examiners and the requirement to obtain a license to practice as a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst; imposing fees; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2713 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to abolishing the regulation of guard dog trainers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety No action taken in committee
HB 2717 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the deregulation of hair braiding. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2719 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the repeal of the criminal penalty for a violation of the interior designers licensing law. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2720 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to abolishing shampoo apprentice permits and shampoo specialty certificates. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2734 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the voluntary certification of roofing companies by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2745 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the frequency restrictions on charitable raffles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2759 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2846 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to abolishing certain specialty licenses and certificates for the practice of barbering or cosmetology. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2850 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the practices and professions regulated by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2870 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the regulation of firefighters and fire departments by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2893 84-0 (2015) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the licensing of insurance agents and adjusters; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2894 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the election of certain county bail bond board members. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2899 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to restrictions on branch office licenses and employees under the Private Security Act. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2903 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to training requirements for certain child-care workers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3026 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly | et. al. Relating to the permitting of crematories under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3028 84-0 (2015) Author: Frullo, John
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to regulation of certain conduct by discount health care program operators, or concerning discount health care programs, that relates to prescription drugs or prescription drug benefits; authorizing administrative and civil penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3029 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to regulation of the retail sale of fireworks. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3042 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to access to and review of a person's employment records held by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3043 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the licensing and regulation of a journeyman lineman. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3051 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to an exemption for attorneys from athlete agent registration. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3066 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3090 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the regulation of for-profit legal service contract companies, administrators, and sales representatives; providing an administrative penalty; authorizing a fee; requiring an occupational registration. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3091 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the standards for boiler inspection agencies. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3098 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles from towing regulations. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3132 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to eligibility requirements to act as a financial adviser or investment adviser in relation to certain public securities. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3148 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of construction contractors; providing an administrative penalty; requiring an occupational registration; authorizing a fee. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3153 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a program for the recycling of certain household batteries; authorizing a fee; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3170 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the regulation of occupations by this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3211 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to training requirements for peace officers appointed to supervisory positions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3263 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate state licensees. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3265 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the licensing and regulation of tow truck companies, tow trucks, tow truck operators, vehicle storage facilities, vehicle storage facility employees, booting companies, and booting operators. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3301 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the recognition of state citizenship and the issuance of state identification cards, driver's licenses, and occupational licenses to state residents regardless of their immigration status. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3325 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the requirements for barber schools and private beauty culture schools. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Postponed
HB 3454 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to transactions involving the assignment of rights in an individual's legal claim; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3469 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the certification of structural engineers; providing for a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3505 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3600 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the regulation of persons who assist veterans in applying for benefits from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3679 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the certification requirements of lifeguards and swimming instructors in the state of Texas. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3702 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the licensing and regulation of Auctioneers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3706 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to requiring certain food service establishments that prepare peanut products to post warning signs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3713 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate occupations. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3741 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to standards for elevators, escalators, and related equipment; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3742 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation to determine applicant eligibility for a license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3761 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to reactivation of certain real estate broker licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3764 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to exemptions from certain regulation for small honey production operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3768 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3779 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to providing certain persons with resources for notifying the voter registrar of a death and related procedures. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3795 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the sale, storage, transportation, and disposal of scrap or used tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3824 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain short-term consumer loans; imposing an assessment and fees; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty; requiring an occupational license. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3837 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain rainwater harvesting; providing administrative penalties; authorizing fees; requiring an occupational license. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3839 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by licensed persons in certain areas of this state to provide additional money for residual windstorm insurance coverage in the coastal areas; requiring occupational licenses or certifications; creating criminal offenses and providing other penalties; authorizing fees; imposing a tax. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3872 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to licensing requirements, including continuing education requirements for insurance agents, insurance adjusters, and public adjusters. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3898 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to active duty personnel. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 3910 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to completion of continuing education requirements for insurance agents and adjusters. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3911 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the appointment by insurers, health maintenance organizations, and their agents of holders of a temporary agent's license. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 3935 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to funding law enforcement training for veterans from state and federal funds or grants. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3956 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to certain holders of independent mobility vehicle dealer's licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3981 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the final decision in a contested case regarding occupational licensing before a State Office of Administrative Hearings administrative law judge. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3995 84-0 (2015) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to the practice of marriage and family therapy. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4004 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to certain holders of independent mobility vehicle dealer's licenses. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 4010 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the regulation of certain amusement rides; providing a civil penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 4030 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to applications for and certain information regarding an applicant for registration or endorsement under the Private Security Act. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4040 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the licensing and regulation of sports betting web sites, providing penalties; requiring a license; allowing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4068 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the regulation of barber schools and beauty culture schools; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4069 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 4081 84-0 (2015) Author: Rinaldi, Matt Relating to eligibility for a barber instructor license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4084 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to the requirement of a franchised dealer's license for the sale of certain truck cranes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4090 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 4095 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to repealing athlete agent certificate of registrations and regulations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HCR 97 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker to create a joint interim committee to study occupational licensing and issues for reform. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HCR 141 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Recalling H.B. No. 2187 from the Senate for further consideration. Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 92 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 105 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming; providing for certification or licensing of persons engaged in occupations related to casino gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 142 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in certain areas of this state by licensed persons to provide additional money for residual windstorm insurance coverage in the coastal areas; providing for certification or licensing of persons engaged in occupations related to casino gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 131 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to evidence technician training and the disposition of certain evidence in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 195 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to prescriptions for certain controlled substances, access to information about those prescriptions, and the duties of prescribers and other entities registered with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 217 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of certain agencies and to the requirements applicable to, and the oversight of, those agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to State Affairs
SB 289 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 366 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties; increasing the civil penalty. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 386 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Villalba, Jason
Relating to school marshals for public junior colleges, notifying a parent or guardian whether an employee of a public junior college is appointed school marshal, and the confidentiality of information submitted to or collected by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement in connection with a certification for appointment as school marshal. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 437 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the method of payment for regulated material purchased by a metal recycling entity. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 441 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the sale of motor vehicles on consecutive Saturdays and Sundays. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 513 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 548 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the membership of the Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 582 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia
Relating to training courses for certain food handlers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 639 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the ownership or operation of a motor vehicle dealership by certain manufacturers or distributors. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 699 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the Texas Real Estate Commission and the regulation of certain real estate professionals. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 703 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the tow rotation list in certain counties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 765 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain occupational license fees and taxes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 807 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Sheets, Kenneth
Relating to occupational license application and examination fees for certain military service members, military veterans, and military spouses. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 820 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to child custody evaluations and adoption evaluations conducted and testimony provided in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties; creating an offense; authorizing fees. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 844 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to the expiration of licenses for insurance agents and adjusters. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Postponed
SB 876 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the licensing of insurance agents and adjusters; providing a penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 886 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to training requirements for certain child-care workers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 948 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to mediation as an alternative dispute resolution process. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 953 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to an exemption for certain persons who sell signs from the requirement to be licensed as an electrician. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 957 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Longoria, Oscar
Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 989 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the establishment and administration of a state bullion depository; authorizing fees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1007 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the practices and professions regulated by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 1031 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a provisional license to practice funeral directing or embalming. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1037 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to law enforcement training programs and policies on using appropriate nonlethal force and nonviolent restraint; changing the education requirements for licensure as a peace officer. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1062 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the registration and certification of county tax assessor-collectors and their employees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1078 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to changing the name of the Medical Advisory Committee appointed by the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation to the Combative Sports Advisory Board. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1079 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the regulation of water well drillers and water well pump installers; affecting fees. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1080 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation to determine applicant eligibility for a license and to discipline license holders. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 1082 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the establishment of an informal preliminary hearing process before the suspension, revocation, or denial of certain occupational licenses as a result of certain criminal convictions. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1142 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to regulation of discount drug card program operators; authorizing administrative and civil penalties; authorizing fees; expanding a registration requirement. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1179 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to abolishing certain occupational licensing requirements and associated regulations. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1185 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to a biennial study regarding occupational licensing requirements. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1193 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the deregulation of hair braiding. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1194 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1242 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the sale, storage, transportation, and disposal of scrap or used tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1251 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission; authorizing fees; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1264 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the regulation of certain industrialized housing and industrialized buildings. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1287 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Forensic Science Commission, the accreditation of crime laboratories, and the licensing and regulation of forensic analysts; authorizing fees; requiring an occupational license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
SB 1307 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to occupational licenses for military service members, military veterans, and military spouses. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1346 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the regulation of occupations by this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1392 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to service contracts, vehicle protection products and loss damage waivers for heavy equipment; requiring an occupational license; expanding the applicability of an occupational license. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1419 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to an exemption from the plumbing licensing law for rainwater harvesting by a property owner. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1430 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to eligibility of attorneys who hold a law license issued by another state to take the state bar examination. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1441 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to standards for elevators, escalators, and related equipment; authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1442 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the standards for boiler inspection agencies. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1443 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the licensing and regulation of auctioneers and associate auctioneers; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty; requiring an occupational license. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1487 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the licensing and regulation of a journeyman lineman. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1502 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to county regulation of the removal and storage in certain counties of unlawfully stopped motor vehicles. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1503 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to changing the name of the Medical Advisory Committee appointed by the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation to the Combative Sports Advisory Board and allowing the board to address a broader range of issues. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1504 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the regulation of salvage vehicle dealers, salvage pool operators, and salvage vehicle rebuilders; expanding the applicability of an occupational license. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 1507 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services, including the appointment of a forensic director. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1529 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the creation and regulation of a law enforcement agency or police department. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1548 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to licensing and appointment of title insurance escrow officers; changing the limit applicable to a fee; authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1555 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the regulation of transportation network companies; requiring an occupational permit. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1579 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to a certificate of merit in certain actions against certain licensed or registered professionals. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1604 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to abolishing the regulation of hair braiding. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1608 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to abolishing certain occupational licensing requirements and associated regulations. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1637 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to canine encounter training for peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1653 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1700 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1760 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the transparent and equitable application of ad valorem tax procedures. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 1765 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to provisional authority for certain individual insurance license applicants to act as insurance agents; authorizing a fee; requiring an occupational provisional permit. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1766 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to exemptions from certain regulation for small honey production operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1780 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the administration of rabies vaccine under a local rabies control program. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1814 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to establishment of a child-care facility database on the Department of Family and Protective Services' Internet website. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1820 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles from towing regulations. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1871 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of the Texas Board of Behavior Analyst Examiners and the requirement to obtain a license to practice as a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst; imposing fees; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1920 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the veterinary licensing law for certain persons who provide services to an animal shelter. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 1948 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to certain holders of motor home manufacturer's and dealer's licenses. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1958 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the election of certain county bail bond board members. Senate: Criminal Justice Placed on local & uncontested calendar
SB 1982 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Goldman, Craig
Relating to the regulation of certain motor vehicle auctions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 2058 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments; authorizing a fee; requiring a food allergen awareness certification for certain food service employees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 45 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the occupational licensing of spouses of members of the military and the eligibility requirements for certain occupational licenses issued to applicants with military experience. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Vet Affairs & Military Installations
HB 75 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain private security companies and occupations. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 86 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the criteria for review by the Sunset Advisory Commission of an agency that licenses an occupation. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 87 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to regulation of an individual's occupation. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 109 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 233 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of the offense of obstruction of or retaliation against a process server. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 248 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 292 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 293 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the release and use of certain information maintained by the State Bar of Texas on request of certain continuing legal education sponsors regarding attorneys. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 337 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 338 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the court in which a hearing regarding the towing of a motor vehicle may be held. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 356 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the notice required to remove a vehicle with an expired registration or inspection certificate from certain private property. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 394 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to limits on prizes for bingo games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 411 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil Relating to the release of a vehicle held by a vehicle storage facility. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 458 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to eligibility requirements for a residential fire alarm training school instructor. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 461 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 488 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to county or municipal regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 493 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to safety training for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 532 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of obstruction of or retaliation against a process server. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 555 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to certain criminal offenses for violations of the law regulating metal recycling entities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 566 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the practice of cosmetology. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 578 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the regulation of industrialized housing and buildings. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 590 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to determining a child's eligibility for a school district's special education program on the basis of a visual impairment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 598 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to a prohibition on the use of a tanning facility by a minor. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 608 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to the regulation of the practice of public accountancy. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 610 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to an exemption from license requirements for the sale of certain manufactured housing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 613 83-0 (2013) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to the regulation of foundation repair contractors; providing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 619 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the requirements for issuance of certain barbering and cosmetology licenses and certificates for applicants holding licenses issued by other states; imposing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 623 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the board of pilot commissioners for the ports of Galveston County. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 661 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the regulation of the practice of professional surveying; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 710 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the use by a peace officer of the officer's rank or status to advertise or promote certain private businesses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 730 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the training for and use of electromagnetic pulse devices by peace officers and reserve law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 743 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities; increasing a fee. House: Human Services Postponed
HB 757 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the eligibility requirements for occupational licenses issued to applicants with military experience and to military spouses. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Vet Affairs & Military Installations
HB 759 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the repeal of the prohibition on the sale of motor vehicles on consecutive Saturdays and Sundays. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 796 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the licensing of a journeyman lineman. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 797 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to certain written information the Windham School District must provide to a person before the person enrolls in a district vocational training program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 798 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to certain actions taken by certain licensing authorities regarding a license holder or applicant who has been convicted of a Class C misdemeanor. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 825 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the review by the Sunset Advisory Commission of legislation proposing to regulate an occupation. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 855 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a security services contractor's lien. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 871 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to certain requirements before completing mold remediation work. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 888 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the licensing and regulation of roofing contractors; authorizing a fee and providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 917 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to education and training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 920 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the qualifications for counselors for battering intervention and prevention programs in certain counties. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 942 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 970 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to regulation of cottage food products and cottage food production operations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 988 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the definition of a lock for purposes of the regulation of certain private security companies and occupations. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 1042 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the dismissal of complaints against property tax professionals. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1048 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the criteria for review by the Sunset Advisory Commission of an agency that licenses an occupation. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 1093 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the composition of the Texas Private Security Board. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1108 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to the services that a registered drain cleaner may perform without the supervision of a licensed master plumber. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1127 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the regulation of game rooms by certain counties; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1144 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to availability of certain information regarding energy use and efficiency of certain residential property. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1166 83-0 (2013) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the change of the name of the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1183 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to prohibited conduct by insurance adjusters, public insurance adjusters, and roofing contractors. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1224 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to continuing education requirements and a registration exemption for county tax assessor-collectors. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 1331 83-0 (2013) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of certain complaints to and investigations by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1352 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to an exemption for certain persons who sell signs from the requirement to be licensed as an electrician. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1404 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the licensing and regulation of insurance adjusters. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1412 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the licensing of certain experienced plumbers as responsible master plumbers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1429 83-0 (2013) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1442 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the authority of a county to deposit fees collected by a county bail bond board in a separate county fund. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1446 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the supervision required for certain persons who administer rabies vaccinations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1449 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to licensing and regulation of dog and cat dealers; providing penalties and imposing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1489 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to prepaid funeral benefits contracts; authorizing a fee. House: Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1503 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the appointment of building contractors to certain trade advisory boards of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1504 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the selection by motor vehicle dealers of materials and vendors for motor vehicle dealership upgrades and improvements. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Calendars
HB 1510 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the establishment of the veterinarian-client-patient relationship. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1522 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the regulation of energy efficiency professionals; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1532 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the approval requirement for a rental-purchase agreement that includes a loss damage waiver provision. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1551 83-0 (2013) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the elimination of the licensing and registration requirements for ringside physicians and timekeepers for combative sports events. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1601 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the regulation of residential mortgage loan originators, residential mortgage loan companies, mortgage bankers, and residential mortgage loan servicers under the jurisdiction of the Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending; changing a fee. House: Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1614 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the management, breeding, and destruction of deer and to procedures regarding certain deer permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1615 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the duration of a deer breeder's permit. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1616 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to allowing a deer breeder to transfer and sell for processing as venison certain breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1621 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to the regulation and practice of veterinary medicine; authorizing a fee. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1659 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to certain actions taken by certain licensing authorities regarding a license holder or applicant who received deferred adjudication for certain offenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1676 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers; changing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1680 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities and administrators of those facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1685 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the continuation of the self-directed and semi-independent status of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, and the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1692 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, and distributors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 1695 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to an exception from the veterinarian-client-patient relationship requirement for certain persons who administer rabies vaccinations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1717 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners; changing certain fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1725 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the procedures to modify employment termination reports for law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1756 83-0 (2013) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to the peer review program for certified public accountants and certified public accountancy firms. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1757 83-0 (2013) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to the composition of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1769 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain metal dealers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1778 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to abolishing the regulation of the practice of interior design. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1779 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the regulation of the practices of barbering and cosmetology and associated locations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1821 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the education requirements to obtain certain manicurist and manicurist specialty licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1822 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the regulation of certain interior designers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1896 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil Relating to firearm training and the authority of certain employees of a school district or open-enrollment charter school to carry or possess a handgun on certain school premises; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1950 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the repeal of certain offenses relating to certain occupations regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1951 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the licensing and regulation of telecommunicators; providing a criminal penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 1954 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the education requirements for a notary public; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2028 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility requirements for plumbing licenses issued to applicants with military service. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2029 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility requirements for electrician licenses issued to applicants with military experience. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2062 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the regulation of plumbing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2065 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the creation of the offense of obstruction of or retaliation against a process server. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2066 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the process server review board. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2067 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the liability of a person granting access to a gated community to a process server. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 2072 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to services for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and licensing requirements for interpreters for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing; providing an administrative penalty; requiring a fee and changing the rate of a fee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2073 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to driving with certain untreated sleep disorders or employing a person with an untreated sleep disorder as a commercial motor vehicle driver; creating offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2095 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2098 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authorization and regulation of social poker establishments and the duties of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2135 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Relating to waivers and grants of credit for the requirements to obtain certain private security licenses to individuals who hold security credentials from the United States armed forces. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2173 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the licensing of air conditioning and refrigeration technicians. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2179 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the regulation of backflow prevention assembly testers by the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2188 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the requirements for elevators, escalators, and related equipment; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2220 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to county or municipal regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2224 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the qualifications of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 2232 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the education requirements for certain property tax professionals to be eligible for registration. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2243 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, distributors, and representatives. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2254 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to apprenticeship requirements for occupational licenses issued to applicants with military experience. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2255 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the recovery of certain payments by motor vehicle manufacturers and distributors from motor vehicle dealers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2280 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to prohibited employment by a bail bond surety. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2281 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the titling of nonrepairable, salvage, and abandoned motor vehicles and the regulation of dealers of those vehicles or parts from those vehicles; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2294 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to an exemption from air conditioning and refrigeration contracting regulation for installation of a thermostat. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2320 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to establishing a pilot program for driver education schools to administer certain driver's license examinations; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2325 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to public notice of procedures for submitting complaints about motor vehicle dealers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2345 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the request for a hearing regarding a vehicle that has been towed or booted. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2429 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the certification of structural engineers; providing for a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2435 83-0 (2013) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to a waiver for certain qualifications for registration as a registered professional land surveyor. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2494 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the regulation of certain occupations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2526 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the provision of construction documents to certain purchasers of newly constructed homes. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2561 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the regulation of persons who facilitate the issuance of tax refund anticipation checks. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2603 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land; providing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2608 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to an exemption from certain requirements for certain funeral establishments that do not perform embalming services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2693 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to voluntary registration and regulation of roofing contractors; providing criminal penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2696 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to requiring a home inspection report as a condition of a residential service contract. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2735 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to an exemption from motor carrier registration for certain vehicles used to transport household goods. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2788 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the licensing of captive insurance companies; authorizing fees. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2856 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the regulation of immigration assistance services; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2908 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to authority of a municipality to adopt certain ordinances. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2911 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the regulation of real estate inspectors; changing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2947 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the notice provided by a purchaser of a motor vehicle of the designated county of title issuance. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2953 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate a business or occupational license holder. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2955 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the regulation of industrialized housing by the manufactured housing division of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3001 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the duties of a school district peace officer. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3038 83-0 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to licensing and regulation of auctioneers; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3085 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties; increasing the civil penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3156 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the regulation of certain practices in barbering and cosmetology. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3198 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to suits for default on a student loan administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3204 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, and distributors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3236 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the regulation of fireworks. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3242 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to roofing contractors; creating an offense. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures No action taken in committee
HB 3284 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the certification of certain chief appraisers as registered Texas assessors; imposing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures No action taken in committee
HB 3289 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the licensing of professionals engaged in Texas pollutant discharge elimination system-related stormwater activity. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3433 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the regulation of certain private security companies and occupations; creating an offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3467 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing criminal penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3476 83-0 (2013) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the liability of certain sports officials and organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3477 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the regulation of cosmetology, including eyebrow or facial hair threading. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3491 83-0 (2013) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to education and training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3529 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to regulation of certain online poker facilities under federal law. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3540 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to take an examination for a plumber's license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 3566 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the regulation of advertising by structural pest control businesses. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3567 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the composition of the structural pest control advisory committee. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3569 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to activities conducted in connection with a state or federal disease control or eradication program for animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3736 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the sale of newly constructed homes and requiring the Texas Real Estate Commission to adopt contract forms to be used in the sale of a newly constructed home. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3749 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the guidelines for animal shelters. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3790 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to creation of the Judicial Branch Certification Commission and the consolidation of judicial profession regulation; imposing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 27 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 19 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to certain residential and other structures and mitigation of loss to those structures resulting from natural catastrophes; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 38 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to determining a child's eligibility for a school district's special education program on the basis of a visual impairment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 55 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 138 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to procedures for filing complaints with, and providing notice of certain violations to, the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 162 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the occupational licensing of spouses of members of the military and the eligibility requirements for certain occupational licenses issued to applicants with military experience. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 167 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to safety training for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 204 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers; changing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 205 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners; changing certain fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 208 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to the continuation of the self-directed and semi-independent status of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, and the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 228 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the regulation of the practice of public accountancy. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 242 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Farias, Joe
Relating to the eligibility requirements for certain occupational licenses issued to applicants with military experience. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 282 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to limits on prizes for bingo games. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 288 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Orr, Rob
Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 289 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Schaefer, Matt
Relating to the approval requirement for a rental-purchase agreement that includes a loss damage waiver provision. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 297 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to prepaid funeral benefits contracts. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 298 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the licensing and regulation of the towing of a vehicle by its owner. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 311 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the licensing and regulation of roofing contractors; authorizing a fee and providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 329 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to a prohibition on the use of a tanning facility by a minor. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 362 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to the practice of cosmetology. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 383 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing the sale and use of certain refrigerants. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 407 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to an exemption for persons who sell certain burglar and fire alarm components from the requirement to be licensed as an air conditioning and refrigeration contractor. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 408 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Gooden, Lance | et. al.
Relating to the confidentiality of certain complaints to and investigations by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 427 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities and administrators of those facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 433 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 464 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the dismissal of complaints against property tax professionals. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 473 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of temporary common worker employers; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 540 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the regulation, registration, and certification of inspectors for elevators, escalators, and related equipment. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 546 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to continuing education requirements and a registration exemption for county tax assessor-collectors. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 562 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the license qualifications and continuing education requirements for polygraph examiners. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 569 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the examination requirements for an insurance adjuster license. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 617 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the regulation of energy efficiency professionals; providing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 618 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Vo, Hubert
Relating to the elimination of the licensing and registration requirements for ringside physicians and timekeepers for combative sports events. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 671 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the deregulation of weather modification operations. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 672 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the regulation of industrialized housing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 673 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the requirements for elevators, escalators, and related equipment; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 686 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Villalba, Jason
Relating to the change of the name of the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 702 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to certified and insured prescribed burn managers. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 734 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the licensing of captive insurance companies; authorizing fees and authorizing and imposing taxes. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 802 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the regulation of foundation repair contractors; providing penalties; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 803 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to an exemption for certain persons who sell signs from the requirement to be licensed as an electrician. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 812 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the recovery of certain payments by motor vehicle manufacturers and distributors from motor vehicle dealers. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 820 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to the management, breeding, and destruction of deer and to procedures regarding certain deer permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 845 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Relating to the use of e-mail and website technology by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Technology
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 854 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, distributors, and representatives. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 884 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to certain criminal offenses for violations of the law regulating metal recycling entities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 925 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a license requirement for licensed professional counselors employed by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 965 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the correction of employment termination reports for law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 966 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to creation of the Judicial Branch Certification Commission and the consolidation of judicial profession regulation; imposing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
SB 972 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the repeal of certain offenses relating to certain occupations regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 973 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 975 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the requirements of and liability for a bail bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1028 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1037 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the education requirements for a notary public; authorizing a fee. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1053 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the notice provided to an owner or lienholder of a vehicle towed to a vehicle storage facility or provided to an owner or operator of a vehicle by a parking facility owner. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1081 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the certification of structural engineers; providing for a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1103 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to regulation of certain online poker facilities under federal law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1206 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1217 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the authority of a county to deposit fees collected by a county bail bond board in a separate county fund. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1249 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to plugging, capping, repairing, or completing certain wells. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1250 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of an office of regulatory best practices in the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and the evaluation by the office of proposals by members of the legislature to regulate occupations. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1286 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the regulation of professional employer services; authorizing fees. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1296 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the regulation of real estate inspectors; changing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Postponed
SB 1353 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to child-care licensing requirements for certain shelters. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1358 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to animal encounter training for peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1387 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to water well drillers and pump installers; changing fees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1388 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to identity recovery services; imposing a fee. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1439 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to evidence technician training and the disposition of certain evidence in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1454 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the regulation of plumbing. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1456 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the regulation of backflow prevention assembly testers by the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners; authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1466 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate state licensees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1503 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of amusement redemption machines at certain locations; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1666 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of amusement rides. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1673 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the regulation of industrialized housing by the manufactured housing division of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1688 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to certain exemptions to initial training requirements for employees, directors, and operators of a child-care facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1796 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the release and use of certain information maintained by the State Bar of Texas on request of certain continuing legal education sponsors regarding attorneys. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 48 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a member of the legislature to obtain and file a report on the costs and benefits of a bill or amendment to impose or increase an occupational regulation. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 61 83-2 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the submission of fingerprints with an application to the Texas Private Security Board. Filed
HB 87 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 92 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of slaughterers by certain counties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 177 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the requirement of citizenship or lawful presence in the United States for issuance or renewal of certain occupational licenses, driver's licenses, and identification certificates. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 191 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the regulation of automobile wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 197 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain documentation before a person may engage in a licensed occupation; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 249 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 289 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 328 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to information provided to a person applying for a state tax permit or license. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 330 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the dissolution of a bail bond board by the commissioners court of certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 332 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the licensure of athletic trainers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 348 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to education and training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers employed by a school district. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 382 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 432 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the licensing and regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors and technicians; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 456 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a security services contractor's lien. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 480 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the continuing education requirements for certain peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 520 82-0 (2011) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to employment records for law enforcement officers, including procedures to correct employment termination reports; providing an administrative penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 535 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to allowing a deer breeder to transfer and sell for processing as venison certain breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 536 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the duration of a deer breeder's permit. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 599 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the release of certain criminal history record information subject to an order of nondisclosure. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 621 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the regulation of law enforcement officers by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 623 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the detection and reporting of unauthorized immigration, the collection and dissemination of information concerning unauthorized immigration, the legal treatment or classification of unauthorized immigrants for certain purposes, the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration, and the establishment of English as the official language of this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 633 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to certain nonrefundable application fees established by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 668 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to procedures regarding the removal and storage of vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 674 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the dissolution of certain bail bond boards. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 697 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the status of certain training programs for peace officers, reserve law enforcement officers, county jailers, and recruits. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 721 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the practice of animal husbandry and the performance of certain dental procedures by non-veterinarians. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 802 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate door-to-door solicitation and sales by an alarm systems company. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 937 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the issuance and renewal of a real estate inspector license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 952 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the creation of the offense of obstruction of or retaliation against a process server. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 965 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to continuing education requirements for persons holding licenses issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1024 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1045 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to proficiency certificates issued by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1051 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the collection and use of fingerprints of an applicant for a driver's license, personal identification certificate, or commercial driver's license. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1083 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the issuance of an identification card to certain honorably retired peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1092 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1123 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the regulation of athlete agents; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1142 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to regulation of fire protection sprinkler technicians. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1146 82-0 (2011) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 1164 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to enforcement actions by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers against political subdivisions and certain public officials. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1179 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to certification requirements for certain property tax professionals. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1183 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena | et. al. Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1222 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to debt management services and the regulation of debt management services providers. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Companion considered in lieu of
HB 1225 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to requirements for private passenger vehicle rental companies regarding child safety seats; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1231 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1242 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the regulation of certain metal dealers; providing criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 1275 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1328 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the training for and use of electromagnetic pulse devices by peace officers and reserve law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1347 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to a refund of registration fees paid by home builders to the Texas Residential Construction Commission. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1361 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim | et. al. Relating to the regulation of public grain warehouse operators. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1370 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to establishment of the Texas Construction Academy as a residential construction training and high school center for certain public high school students and high school graduates. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1402 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the applicability of the law on the consequences of a criminal conviction to law enforcement officer license holders and applicants. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1448 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the approval of designs, plans, and specifications of industrialized housing and buildings. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 1451 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain dog and cat breeders; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1465 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the abolition of the Joint Advisory Committee on the Practice of Engineering and Architecture. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1470 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the Texas State Civilian Complaint Review Board to investigate certain allegations of peace officer misconduct. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1521 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to re-creating the scholarship trust fund for fifth-year accounting students as a trust fund outside the treasury. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1522 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to the regulation of the practice of public accountancy. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1580 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the training and certification of state agency employees or contractors performing service work on pressure vessels. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 1614 82-0 (2011) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to fees for process server certification. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1618 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the criteria for review by the Sunset Advisory Commission of an agency that licenses an occupation. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1625 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the renewal of electrical sign apprentice licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1637 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the professions regulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1672 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1673 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to testing accommodations for a person with dyslexia taking a licensing examination administered by a state agency. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1680 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to self-directed and semi-independent status of the Texas Real Estate Commission; making an appropriation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures No action taken in committee
HB 1691 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the licensing and regulation of motor vehicle towing, booting, and storage. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1692 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the dismissal of complaints against property tax professionals. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1698 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to representation of certain state agencies by the office of the attorney general in certain law suits. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1708 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the regulation of funeral directing and embalming. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1779 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to an exemption from private security regulation for social workers engaged in the practice of social work. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1793 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the practice of cosmetology. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1797 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to a person's eligibility to obtain a license in social work and to an exemption from the licensing requirement. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1799 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the exemption of certain real estate professionals from registration as property tax consultants. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1802 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the registration and regulation of equine dental technicians, advertising by veterinarians and equine dental technicians, and the confidentiality of investigation files maintained by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1804 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to certificates of insurance required for certain plumbing contractors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
No action taken in committee
HB 1822 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the withdrawal of security by a bail bond surety. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1823 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the authority of certain persons to execute bail bonds and act as sureties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1836 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before Texas Independence Day. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1839 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to excluding a provider of recreational classes that do not lead to an educational credential from regulation as a career school or college. House: Higher Education
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1853 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
No action taken in committee
HB 1867 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the regulation of certain private security companies and occupations. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1876 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to require fire protection sprinkler systems in certain residences. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1929 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1933 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Received from the House
HB 1960 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the regulation of boat manufacturers, distributors, and dealers; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1963 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the funding of scholarships by license fees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1984 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to an insurance company's access to and removal of a motor vehicle stored in a vehicle storage facility. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2067 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the regulation of the practice of engineering by individuals engaged in the evaluation of oil and gas resources. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2130 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the display of owner information on and taxes and fees applicable to certain coin-operated machines. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2142 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to abolishing the regulation of the practice of interior design. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2154 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain continuing education requirements for agents who sell annuities. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2248 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Relating to licensing and regulation of certain persons involved in residential mortgage lending pursuant to the Texas Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2009; providing penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Considered in Calendars
HB 2284 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the practice of architecture and engineering. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2286 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the duties of a funeral director or an agent at the interment or entombment of a human body. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2291 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to government regulation of an individual's occupation. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2293 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, distributors, and representatives. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2375 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to practices and professions regulated by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2376 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the regulation of plumbing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2377 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the regulation of providers, administrators, and sellers of service contracts and identity recovery service contracts; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2405 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to discrimination and restraint of trade against certain persons regulated under the Occupations Code. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2429 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to availability of certain information regarding energy use and efficiency of certain residential property. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2467 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the discharge of a surety's liability on a bail bond in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2480 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the licensing and regulation of geoscientists by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, the regulation and licensing of land surveyors by the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners, and the abolition of the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists and the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures No action taken in committee
HB 2490 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing criminal and administrative penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 2507 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the offense of installing an irrigation system without a license. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2519 82-0 (2011) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the regulation of certain motor vehicle auctions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2522 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to the ability of certain state agencies to seek injunctions against certain individuals. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2528 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to restrictions on private investigators' and security officers' use of vehicles that mimic law enforcement vehicles. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2530 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to the regulation of foundation repair contractors; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2543 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the licensing and regulation of architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, and land surveying by the Texas Board of Professional Services, the deregulation of interior design, and the abolition of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners, and the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveyors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2567 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to public notice of procedures for submitting complaints about motor vehicle dealers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2577 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the unlawful use of a criminal instrument or mechanical security device; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2591 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to exemptions to the licensing and regulation of chemical dependency counselors. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2640 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the use of certain information by the State Bar of Texas to notify a person licensed to practice law in this state of accredited continuing legal education activities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2643 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to certain health, safety, and professional regulation, including safety standards for elevators, escalators, and related equipment, the licensing and regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors and technicians, and the establishment and operation of certain perpetual care cemeteries; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2656 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 2665 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to abolishing the Texas Funeral Service Commission and the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners and transferring the functions of those agencies to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2678 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to driver training and education. House: Public Education
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2699 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the requirements for an insurance adjuster license. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2727 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the regulation by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation of the application of eyelash extensions and private beauty culture schools; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2728 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the operation and regulation of charitable bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2733 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the euthanasia of animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2741 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to rules requiring license name in advertising of a structural pest control business. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2742 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the business of structural pest control. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2743 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to membership in the structural pest control advisory committee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2781 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to licensing requirements for a residential fire alarm technician. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2823 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to educational and training requirements for certain peace officers on ethical decision making. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2868 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the regulation of talent agencies. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2872 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to restrictions on the sale of certain motor vehicles at vehicle shows or exhibitions. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2919 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to state bar rules adopted or amended by the supreme court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2929 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to authorization to impose an administrative penalty on salvage vehicle dealers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3004 82-0 (2011) Author: Nash, Barbara
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to prepaid funeral benefits contracts and the prepaid funeral contract guaranty fund. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3005 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the requirement that certain persons hold a limited property and casualty insurance license. House: Insurance Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3013 82-0 (2011) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the renewal of an expired cosmetology operator license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3051 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the provision of child care by certain facilities exempt from child-care licensing requirements. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3124 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the licensing of a journeyman lineman. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3130 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the registration of a referee of certain extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by certain public or private schools; providing penalties. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3154 82-0 (2011) Author: Torres, Raul Relating to commissions paid to public insurance adjusters. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3167 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the abolishment of the state regulation of talent agencies and personnel services. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3207 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the establishment and operation of perpetual care cemeteries by certain organized religious societies and sects in certain populous municipalities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 3284 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to customs brokers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3287 82-0 (2011) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to license renewals by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3290 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the repeal of the certification process for personnel service owners and the regulation of personnel services. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3327 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to limiting the liability of persons who employ license holders with criminal convictions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3334 82-0 (2011) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to the regulation of the towing and storage of vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3368 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan Relating to the accreditation of education or training programs for food service industry employees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3377 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the licensing and registration of installers of on-site sewage disposal systems by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3382 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the regulation of residential appliance installation, including pool-related electrical devices, under the Texas Electrical Safety and Licensing Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3434 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to continuing judicial training. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3441 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the practice of professions regulated under the Occupations Code. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3450 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the operations of public and private animal shelters, providing a penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3453 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the regulatory authority of the consumer credit commissioner and to fees and interest charged in connection with consumer credit transactions; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3500 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to rules adopted by the commissioner of insurance regulating the manufacture, transportation, storage, and retail sales of fireworks. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3510 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the regulation of the towing, booting, and storage of vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3511 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the eligibility requirements for licenses for certain air conditioning and refrigeration contractors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3512 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the regulation of barbers and cosmetologists. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3529 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the regulation of debt collection agencies and credit bureaus. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3553 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to unauthorized towing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3575 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3576 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land and by licensed operators at horse and greyhound racetracks and licensed locations; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3635 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the registration of and taxes and fees imposed on sexually oriented businesses; providing a civil penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3662 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to fees for process server certification. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3670 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to training for employees and operators of certain child-care facilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3769 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to allowing driver education courses to be delivered by course providers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3777 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to collection, storage, and distribution of criminal history record information; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3800 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the licensing and regulation of professional fitness trainers; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3823 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the regulation of certain telecommunicators; providing penalties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HCR 173 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1451. Signed by the Governor
HJR 41 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 81 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to food safety. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 141 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to debt management services and the regulation of debt management services providers. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 187 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to human body and anatomical specimen donation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 195 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 244 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the continuing education requirements for certain peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 260 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to minimum training standards for employees or operators of certain child-care facilities and registered family homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 301 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to filing a complaint against a person licensed to engage in a business, occupation, or profession; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 379 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the issuance and renewal of a real estate inspector license. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 529 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, distributors, and representatives. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 542 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the regulation of law enforcement officers by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 545 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to employment records for law enforcement officers, including procedures to correct employment termination reports; providing an administrative penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 566 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the regulation of the practice of public accountancy. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Considered in Calendars
SB 615 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al.
Relating to requiring a retail seller of motor vehicle tires to render certain tires unusable and to the regulation of scrap tires; providing civil penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 694 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 734 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 747 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to the professions regulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 776 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to customs brokers. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 777 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to re-creating the scholarship trust fund for fifth-year accounting students as a trust fund outside the state treasury. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 811 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the regulation of the practice of veterinary medicine. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 823 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to required instruction regarding mental illness and substance abuse for certain judges and attorneys. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 866 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 867 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to testing accommodations for a person with dyslexia taking a licensing examination administered by a state agency. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 892 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the approval of designs, plans, and specifications of industrialized housing and buildings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1000 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to self-directed and semi-independent status of the Texas Real Estate Commission; making an appropriation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1001 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the practice of certain professions regulated under the Occupations Code and the payment and reimbursement of certain professionals. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1032 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the licensure and regulation of equine dental providers; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1038 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain continuing education requirements for agents who sell Medicare-related products and annuities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1075 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the regulation of plumbing. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1114 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to the regulation of driver training schools and instructors. House: Public Education
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
House passage as amended reported
SB 1124 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Relating to licensing and regulation of certain persons involved in residential mortgage lending pursuant to the Texas Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2009; providing penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 1126 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the regulatory authority of the consumer credit commissioner. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1156 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before Memorial Day. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1166 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Nash, Barbara
Relating to prepaid funeral benefits contracts and the prepaid funeral contract guaranty fund. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1168 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the repeal of the certification process for personnel service owners and the regulation of personnel services. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1169 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to the regulation of providers, administrators, and sellers of service contracts and identity recovery service contracts; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1170 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to the regulation of barbers and cosmetologists. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1171 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to practices and professions regulated by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1178 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to the regulation of certain shelter day-care facilities, child-care facilities, and individuals providing child-care services, and access to certain criminal history record information; providing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 1188 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to an exemption from private security regulation for social workers engaged in the practice of social work. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1210 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the issuance of identification cards to certain peace officers and honorably retired peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1244 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to the licensing and regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors and contracting companies; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1245 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1274 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the registration of roofing contractors; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1315 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the regulation of boat manufacturers, distributors, and dealers; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1321 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the regulation of the towing and storage of vehicles. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1334 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the dismissal of complaints against property tax professionals. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1335 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to certification requirements for certain property tax professionals. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1340 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of the Energy Efficiency Council and to statewide energy efficiency; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1371 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of the towing, booting, and storage of vehicles. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1372 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the renewal of electrical sign apprentice licenses. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1389 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to safety training for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1399 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Legler, Ken
Relating to the regulation of foundation repair contractors; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report distributed
SB 1400 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the regulation of certain private security companies and occupations. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1429 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to regulating certain persons that generate or transport scrap tires; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1481 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to allowing driver education courses to be delivered by course providers. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1509 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to license renewals by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1512 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to fees for process server certification. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1529 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the date by which law enforcement agencies must report arrests to the Department of Public Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Withdrawn from schedule
SB 1599 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the requirements for an insurance adjuster license. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1600 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: King, Phil | et. al.
Relating to the registration of peace officers as private security officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1630 82-0 (2011) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the regulation of residential appliance installation, including pool-related electrical devices, under the Texas Electrical Safety and Licensing Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1676 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to educational and training requirements for certain peace officers on ethical decision making. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1733 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to the occupational licensing of spouses of members of the military. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1748 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1812 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to criminal history record information of certain applicants for a certificate of registration issued by the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1824 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the regulation of title insurance; providing criminal and administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1828 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of structural engineers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1852 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the recovery and storage of vessels following natural disasters; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Refer to s/c on Flooding & Evacuations by Pres
HB 80 82-1 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to restrictions on certain private security companies' use of vehicles that mimic law enforcement vehicles. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 75 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the licensing and regulation of amusement redemption machines at certain locations; providing criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 95 81-0 (2009) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the authority of certain private institutions of higher education to enter into mutual assistance agreements regarding the enforcement of state or local law. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 114 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the repeal of the requirement that certain real estate professionals provide fingerprints to satisfy criminal history check provisions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 115 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the authority of a county tax assessor-collector to commission certain employees as peace officers. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 123 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 128 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the requirement that applicants for certain licenses be eligible for employment in the United States. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to subcommittee
HB 165 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to a career ladder for interveners who provide services under the deaf-blind with multiple disabilities waiver program. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 211 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to an exemption from public insurance adjuster license requirements for certain persons. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 222 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Postponed
HB 224 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to available training for school resource officers and school district peace officers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 227 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to an exemption from investigation company license requirements for certain information technology professionals. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 229 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the construction, installation, alteration, extension, servicing, maintenance, or repair of on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 311 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to certain fees authorized by the Texas Residential Construction Commission Act. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 357 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the sale of lottery tickets at a location at which a person holds an alcoholic beverage permit. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Postponed

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