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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  GEOSCIENCES, GEOLOGISTS & GEOPHYSICISTS ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 3744 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David Relating to a requirement that a geological survey be conducted before a location may be identified as a site of unique value for the construction of a reservoir or recommended for the construction of a reservoir or dam. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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
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 2820 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to contracts by governmental entities for professional services relating to geoscience and landscape architecture. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2821 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the public practice of geoscience. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 940 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the regulation of the public practice of geoscience. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 941 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to contracts by governmental entities for professional services relating to geoscience. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 1012 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the regulation of professional geoscientists; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Companion considered in lieu of in committee
SB 405 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the regulation of professional geoscientists; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 34 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the regulation of professional geoscientists; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2547 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the operation of the Geo-Technology Research Institute. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 129 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the regulation of professional geoscientists; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar

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