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SB 279, 78th Regular Session
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, including certain functions transferred to the department from the Department of Agriculture and including certain functions transferred from the department to the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas; the financial responsibilities of valet parking services; and the powers and duties of the Department of Information Resources and the licensing authorities of this state regarding on-line license information; providing penalties.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: Mike Jackson
Sponsor: Burt Solomons
Joint Sponsor: Jim Dunnam | Warren Chisum

Remarks: This Act takes effect September 1, 2003, except Article 1, Section 1.016, and Article 7 take effect January 1, 2004, and Article 23 takes effect March 1, 2004, unless implementation results in more than a 25% increase.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2003, 78th R.S.,ch. 816, General and Special Laws of Texas

Companion:

HB 2062 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)

Conference Committee:

Conference Committee Report 
House Members: (appointed 05/22/2003) Burt Solomons (Chair) | Ray Allen | Robert Cook | Will Hartnett | David Swinford |

Senate Members: (appointed 05/21/2003) Mike Jackson (Chair) | Kenneth Armbrister | Robert Duncan | Rodney Ellis | John Whitmire |

Subjects:
AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, TEXAS COMMISSION ON
INFORMATION RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT OF
LICENSING & REGULATION, DEPARTMENT OF
LICENSING & REGULATION, TEXAS COMMISSION ON
Occupational Regulation--Other Trades & Professions
PUBLIC SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF
Sunset Bills

House Committee: Licensing & Administrative Procedures (Kino Flores, Joe Driver, Rob Eissler, Tony Goolsby, Mike Hamilton, Mark Homer, Delwin Jones, Richard Raymond, Miguel Wise)
Minutes: May 8 2003
Senate Committee: Government Organization (Rodney Ellis, Kenneth Armbrister, Teel Bivins, Kim Brimer, John Carona, Mario Gallegos, Jr., Chris Harris, Mike Jackson, Jane Nelson, Bill Ratliff, Jeff Wentworth, John Whitmire)

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