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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 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
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
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 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
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
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 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 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
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.
HB 3028 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration technicians. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3129 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the regulation of certain consumer transactions involving plumbing, air conditioning, and electrical services. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 4142 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the purchase of copper parts by air conditioning and refrigeration contractors and technicians; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 2192 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of certain consumer transactions involving plumbing, air conditioning, and electrical services. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
HB 463 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contracting; providing an administrative penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 465 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the regulation of certain consumer transactions involving plumbing, air conditioning, and electrical services. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3070 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration technicians. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 686 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration technicians; providing an administrative penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 196 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the adoption of standards for the practice of air conditioning and refrigeration contracting. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2984 77-0 (2001) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors and technicians. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 540 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the adoption of standards for the practice of air conditioning and refrigeration contracting. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1674 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors and technicians. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1822 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1997 76-0 (1999) Author: Palmer, Sue
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to installation, repair, or removal of certain vent hoods. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2007 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to the adoption of standards for the practice of air conditioning and refrigeration contracting. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2095 76-0 (1999) Author: Davis, John Relating to the adoption of standards for the practice of air conditioning and refrigeration contracting. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 842 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 930 75-0 (1997) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the examination of an applicant for an air conditioning and refrigeration contractor license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1391 75-0 (1997) Author: Torres, Gerard
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to continuing education requirements for air conditioning and refrigeration contractors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 1443 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to certain standards involving the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3374 75-0 (1997) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the regulation of persons who install and repair air conditioning and refrigeration systems. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3535 75-0 (1997) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the renewal of a license for air-conditioning contractors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 229 75-0 (1997) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Kubiak, Dan
Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Point of order sustained
SB 1315 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to continuing education requirements for air conditioning and refrigeration contractors. Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology Ref. to Int. Relations, Trade & Technology
SB 1672 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to certain standards involving the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors. Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology Ref. to Int. Relations, Trade & Technology
HB 660 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to an exemption from the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to subcommittee
HB 796 74-0 (1995) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on intent calendar
HB 797 74-0 (1995) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of the sale and use of certain refrigerants; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 798 74-0 (1995) Author: Carona, John Relating to an exemption from regulation as a proprietary school for certain nonprofit associations that conduct training programs regarding air conditioning and refrigeration contracting. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 799 74-0 (1995) Author: Carona, John Relating to an exemption from the Residential Service Company Act for persons who are licensed to perform air conditioning and refrigeration contracting. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 800 74-0 (1995) Author: Carona, John Relating to municipal requirements regarding the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 801 74-0 (1995) Author: Carona, John Relating to persons who may inspect certain air conditioning systems as part of a real estate inspection. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 266 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to an exemption from the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 5 73-0 (1993) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 863 73-0 (1993) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1521 72-0 (1991) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1522 72-0 (1991) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors. House: State Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 822 71-0 (1989) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the effective date for certain requirements for licensure as an air conditioning and refrigeration contractor. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1631 71-0 (1989) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the abolition of certain application requirements for a license as an air conditioning and refrigeration contractor. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1809 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the effective date for certain requirements for state licensure as an air conditioning and refrigeration contractor for a person who has practiced under a valid municipal license. House: Labor and Employment Relations 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1961 70-0 (1987) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the regulation of certain air conditioning and refrigeration contractors by the Texas Department of Labor and Standards: providing a penalty. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1957 69-0 (1985) Author: Richardson, Bob
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the regulation of air conditioning maintenance work. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 588 69-0 (1985) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the regulation of air conditioning contractors and the penalty for practicing air conditioning contracting without a license. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 816 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob Defining the phrase "air conditioning maintenance work" in the Air Conditioning Contractor License Law; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 84 69-3 (1986) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to an exception from the licensing requirements for certain air conditioning contractors. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 982 68-0 (1983) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the regulation of air conditioning contractor; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
HB 1400 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the regulation of air conditioning contractors; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
SB 642 68-0 (1983) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the regulation of air conditioning contractors; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 543 67-0 (1981) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to licensing and certifying environmental air conditioning and ventilating contractors and journeymen; creating an examining board and providing rules and regulations. House: State Affairs Considered by committee in formal meeting
SB 187 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to licensing and certifying environmental air conditioning and ventilating contractors and journeymen; creating an examining board and providing for its procedures, powers, and duties; providing rules and regulations for issuance, renewal, denial, and revocation of licenses; providing fees; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 953 66-0 (1979) Author: Hendricks, Bob Relating to licensing and certifying environmental air conditioning and ventilating contractors, inspectors, and journeymen; creating an examining board; providing rules and regulations. House: Business & Industry Placed on daily General State Calendar
SB 393 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to licensing and certifying environmental air conditioning contractors and inspectors; creating an examining board and providing for its procedures, powers and duties; providing rules and regulations for issuance, renewal, denial, and revocation of licenses; providing fees; providing penalties; and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 291 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to licensing and certifying environmental air conditioning and ventilation contractors, inspectors, and journeymen; providing penalties.
HB 469 61-0 (1969) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" Relating to providing for licensing of environmental air conditioning, and ventilating contractors; creating an examining board; providing penalties.
HB 7 61-1 (1969) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" Relating to providing for licensing of environmental air conditioning and ventilating contractors; creating an examining board; providing penalties.
HB 1085 60-0 (1967) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" Relating to providing for licensing of air conditioning, heating, ventilating and refrigeration contractors; providing penalties.
HB 879 56-0 (1959) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to imposing an excise tax upon the use of air conditioners equal to five per cent of the wholesale value thereof with certain exemptions.
SB 226 49-0 (1945) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to providing for the creation of Warm Air Heating and Air Conditioning Administrative Board for the State of Texas and prescribing its duties and authorities thereof; providing for the deposit of fees and records of the board and also providing penalties and liability for damage and providing for validity and repeal.

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