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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 1523 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the continuation of the regulation of land surveyors and the transfer of the regulation to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; changing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2228 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the inspection of certain boilers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 617 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to the continuation of the regulation of land surveyors and the transfer of the regulation to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; changing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 758 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the inspection of certain boilers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 4089 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to a pilot project for complaints filed with certain state boards or agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 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 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 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
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 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 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
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 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 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 3166 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the licensing and regulation of architecture, engineering, interior design, landscape architecture, and land surveying by the Texas Board of Professional Services 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: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 652 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to governmental and certain quasi-governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 899 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the operation and functions of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and the regulation of the practice of engineering. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1372 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to retention of certain engineering computations made regarding residential structures located in first tier coastal counties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 320 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the operation and functions of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and the regulation of the practice of engineering. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1817 79-0 (2005) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the regulation of the practice of engineering. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2128 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to exempting sole proprietorships and certain firms that practice engineering from registration. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. House: Government Reform Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 1789 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and to the regulation of the practice of engineering. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1947 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to continuation of the self-directed semi-independent agency project. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 2410 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the regulation of the practice of professional engineering. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2489 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to creation of the Texas Department of Professional Licensing and the transfer of the regulation of certain professions to that department. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3001 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the reorganization and consolidation of state governmental functions and entities. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
SB 277 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and to the regulation of the practice of engineering. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 648 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of the practice of professional engineering. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
Meeting cancelled
SB 1382 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Heflin, Talmadge
Relating to the continuation of certain professional and occupational licensing boards as self-directed and semi-independent agencies and to certain required reports for such agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 697 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the regulation of the practice of professional engineering. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 736 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Relating to the operation of the self-directed semi-independent agency pilot project; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2300 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the publication by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers of a roster of engineers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3078 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a pilot project to create self directed semi independent state agencies. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
SB 1353 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the practice of software engineering. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 1438 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Relating to a pilot project transferring certain professional and occupational licensing boards to self-directed semi-independent status; making an appropriation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1898 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to registration of engineering firms and to the publication by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers of a roster of engineers and engineering firms. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 57 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the registration fee collected by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. Senate: State Affairs No action taken

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