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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
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 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 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 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
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 1797 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to regulation of electricians by local governments. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
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 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 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
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 1487 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the licensing and regulation of a journeyman lineman. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 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
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
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 3124 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the licensing of a journeyman lineman. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 1372 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the renewal of electrical sign apprentice licenses. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 1973 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the licensing and regulation of pool-related electrical maintenance. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Administration
See remarks for effective date
HB 2091 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the issuance of a master electrician license to certain persons performing electrical work in unincorporated areas of the state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2809 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the licensing of a journeyman lineman. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
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 4333 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to training and continuing education for licensed electrical apprentices. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 470 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to training and continuing education for licensed electrical apprentices. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1982 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to the licensing and regulation of pool-related electrical maintenance. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
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 2292 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to an exemption from the electrician licensing requirement for the installation or repair of an appliance by an appliance dealer or manufacturer. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2745 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the licensing of a journeyman lineman. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2905 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to an exemption from electrician licensing requirements for certain work involving a solar photovoltaic system. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3076 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to certain exemptions from the requirements of electrical licensing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3685 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to certain exemptions from the requirements of electrical licensing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
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
SB 1156 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to certain exemptions from the requirements of electrical licensing. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 959 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the issuance of an electrician license without examination to certain applicants. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1317 79-0 (2005) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1386 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to an exemption from the requirement to be licensed as an electrician for persons performing certain industrial work. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1873 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the licensing of certain electricians. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1933 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the licensing of certain electricians. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in subcommittee
SB 551 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to certain exemptions from the requirement to be licensed to perform electrical work. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 707 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to the issuance of an electrician license without examination to certain applicants. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 946 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the qualifications for a license as an electrical sign apprentice. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1286 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1487 78-0 (2003) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 500 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 9 78-1 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to appropriating the fees relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians collected by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation or the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation under House Bill No. 1487, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Signed in the House
HB 24 78-3 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to appropriations to departments and agencies of the state government, including conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 64 78-3 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to an exemption for certain irrigation systems from regulation under the electrician's licensing law. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HR 309 78-3 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 24. Reported enrolled
HB 72 78-4 (2003) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2519 77-0 (2001) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HR 430 77-0 (2001) Author: Geren, Charlie Welcoming the Independent Electrical Contractors of Texas to the State Capitol. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HB 967 75-0 (1997) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2999 74-0 (1995) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians and electrical contractors; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1235 72-0 (1991) Author: Cain, David Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical contractors; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 564 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical contractors; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
HB 252 71-0 (1989) Author: Repp, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical contractors; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 865 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical contractors; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1683 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical contractors; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 39 71-1 (1989) Author: Repp, Glenn Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical contractors; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1086 70-0 (1987) Author: Repp, Glenn Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical contractors; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 1317 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical contractors; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 853 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical contractors; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Record vote
HB 1021 69-0 (1985) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to the authority of certain counties to adopt an electrical code and to regulate electricians; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1579 69-0 (1985) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical inspectors; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 492 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical contractors; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably with substitute
HB 296 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical contractors. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1037 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical contractors. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 1039 67-0 (1981) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to safety inspection of electrical. equipment and regulation for electrical inspectors. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
SB 734 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to safety inspection of electrical equipment and regulation of electrical inspectors; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 439 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the jurisdiction of an electrician who is licensed by a political subdivision. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 702 66-0 (1979) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to regulation of electricians and electrical inspectors; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Agencies and Licensing
HB 1043 66-0 (1979) Author: Rains, Don Relating to an exemption from the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act of licensed electricians who install smoke or fire detectors in residences. House: State Affairs Sent to Local and Consent Calendar Committee
HB 1103 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to safety inspection of electrical equipment and regulation of electrical inspectors. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Agencies and Licensing
HB 1672 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to an exemption of building contractors who install smoke or fire detectors in residences from the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 688 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to safety inspection of electrical equipment and regulation of electrical inspectors; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1800 65-0 (1977) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to inspection of electrical equipment and regulation of electrical contractors; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee with substitute
SB 596 65-0 (1977) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical inspectors. Senate: Economic Development Motion lost
SB 641 65-0 (1977) Author: Creighton, Tom
Sponsor: Semos, Chris V.
Relating to engineers and the practice of engineering and qualifications of members of the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers; clarifying terms; providing a severability clause; repealing all laws in conflict herewith. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
90 Day Bill
HB 1599 64-0 (1975) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Relating to the creation of the Electrical Administrative Board, its powers, duties, and proceedures in the regulation of electrical contractors, and certain electrical installations and equipment, and its inspection and testing by authorized electrical inspectors; providing penalties; appropriating funds. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 146 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to the creation of the Electrical Administrative Board, its powers, duties, and procedures in the regulation of electrical contractors, and certain electrical installations and equipment, and its inspection and testing by authorized electrical inspectors; providing penalties; appropriating funds. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1487 62-0 (1971) Author: Blanton, Jack Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical inspectors.
HB 1129 61-0 (1969) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical inspectors.
HB 30 61-2 (1969) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" Relating to providing for licensing of environmental air conditioning and ventilating contractors; creating an examining board; providing penalties.
SB 382 56-0 (1959) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to electricians and the regulation of electricians and electrical work; prescribing penalties for the violation of this Act.
HB 464 49-0 (1945) Author: Roark, Woodrow W. Relating to safeguarding life and property from electrical hazards and the promotion of the welfare of the public; providing a penalty; providing a saving clause.
HB 244 47-0 (1941) Author: Evans, Roger Q. Relating to safeguarding life and property from electrical hazards and the promotion of the welfare of the public; . . . establishing a State Electrical Board; providing a penalty.
HB 843 46-0 (1939) Author: Mays, Sr., Abe M. Relating to safeguarding life and property from electrical hazards and the promotion of the welfare of the public; establishing a State Electrical Board as a subdivision of the Fire Insurance Division of the Board of Insurance Commissioners; providing a penalty.
HB 141 34-0 (1915) Author: Parks, J. W. | et. al. Relating to regulating the licensing of persons, firms and corporations engaged in installing any wires or electrical apparatus to county electrical current and to prevent the doing of any such electrical work by unlicensed persons, firms and corporations; providing penalties.
SB 64 34-0 (1915) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to regulating the licensing of persons, firms and corporations engaged in the business of installing wires or electric apparatus conveying electrical current; providing for the appointment of a State Electric Supervisor; providing penalties.

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