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HB 511, 63rd Regular Session
Creating the Texas State Board of Landscape Irrigation; defining the terms landscape irrigation system, component parts, landscape irrigator, any location, installation of underground sprinkler systems and/or landscape irrigation system; Board; providing for exemptions for certain persons in professions or other types of endeavor; creating a Board consisting of six members who shall be citizens of the United States and residents of Texas; prescribing qualifications for membership on the Board; providing method of appointment and prescribing term of office; defining a quorum of said Board; providing for and prescribing oath of office; prescribing powers and duties of the Board; authorizing the Board to adopt rules and regulations; providing for compensation and travel allowance; providing that no expense of administration of the Act shall ever be charged against the general fund of the State of Texas; prescribing qualifications for licensees; providing for examination and prescribing fees; prescribing for licenses and method of revocation and reissuance; providing for a grandfather clause; providing for notification to local boards of health; providing for a criminal penalty for one in violation of this Act to be fined the sum of $100.00 and further providing that each day said violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense in violation of this Act; providing that cities and towns may prescribe rules and regulations; prescribing for appeal from Board Order; providing a saving and severability clause; repealing laws in conflict with a proviso.

Last action: Commitee substitute

Author: Bill Hilliard

Companion:

SB 237 (Identical)

Subjects:
IRRIGATION & IRRIGATORS
LANDSCAPE IRRIGATION ACT OF 1973
LANDSCAPE IRRIGATION, TEXAS STATE BOARD OF
Occupational Regulation--Other Trades & Professions
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions--Newly Proposed

House Committee: State Affairs () Minutes: April 9 1973 | April 16 1973 | April 25 1973 | May 2 1973

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