Bill:  HB 1544 
Legislative Session: 76(R) Council Document: 76R 5521 SMH-D
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Last Action:06/19/1999 E Effective on 9/1/99
Caption Version:Enrolled
Caption Text:Relating to registration of engineering firms, to certain exemptions from licensure as an engineer, and to the publication by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers of a roster of engineers and engineering firms.
Author:Haggerty
Sponsor:Madla
Cosponsor:
Subjects:Occupational Regulation--Other Trades & Professions (I0541)
ENGINEERS & ENGINEERING (S1313)
Remarks:Sections 17 and 18, The Texas Engineering Practice Act (Article 3271a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), as amended by this Act, take effect January 1, 2000.
House Committee:Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=8   Nays=0   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=1
Senate Committee:State Affairs
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=8   Nays=0   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=1
Actions: (descending date order)
Description Comment Date       Time       Journal Page
 Effective on 9/1/99      06/19/1999    
 See remarks for effective date      06/19/1999    
 Signed by the Governor      06/19/1999     4409
 Sent to the Governor      05/24/1999     3275
 Signed in the Senate      05/24/1999     2408
 House concurs in Senate amendment(s)-reported      05/24/1999     2403
 Signed in the House      05/23/1999     3082
 Reported enrolled       05/23/1999   11:55 AM  3182
 Text of Senate Amendment(s)      05/21/1999     2805
 House concurs in Senate amendment(s)      05/21/1999     2805
 Senate Amendments printed and distributed       05/19/1999   09:09 PM 
 Senate passage as amended reported      05/19/1999     2622
 Passed      05/19/1999     2042
 Read 3rd time      05/19/1999     2042
 Record vote      05/19/1999     2042
 Rules suspended      05/19/1999     2042
 Passed to 3rd reading as amended      05/19/1999     2041
 Amended   FA1-Madla   05/19/1999     2041
 Read 2nd time      05/19/1999     2041
 Rules suspended      05/19/1999     2041
 Placed on intent calendar      05/19/1999    
 Committee report printed and distributed       05/15/1999   03:33 PM 
 Recommended for local & uncontested calendar      05/14/1999    
 Reported favorably w/o amendments      05/14/1999     1796
 Testimony taken in committee      05/13/1999    
 Considered in public hearing      05/13/1999    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .      05/13/1999    
 Referred to State Affairs      05/10/1999     1576
 Read first time      05/10/1999     1576
 Received from the House      05/10/1999     1572
 Reported engrossed       05/08/1999   05:34 PM  2064
 Passed      05/08/1999     1974
 Read 3rd time      05/08/1999     1974
 Passed to engrossment      05/07/1999     1905
 Read 2nd time      05/07/1999     1905
 Placed on General State Calendar      05/07/1999    
 Considered in Calendars      05/05/1999    
 Committee report sent to Calendars      04/28/1999    
 Committee report printed and distributed       04/27/1999   11:19 PM 
 Committee report filed with Chief Clerk      04/26/1999     1465
 Reported favorably as substituted      04/15/1999    
 Committee substitute considered in committee      04/15/1999    
 Considered in formal meeting      04/15/1999    
 Left pending in committee      04/07/1999    
 Committee substitute considered in committee      04/07/1999    
 Testimony taken in committee      04/07/1999    
 Considered in public hearing      04/07/1999    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .      04/07/1999    
 Meeting cancelled      03/31/1999    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .      03/31/1999    
 Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures      02/18/1999     378
 Read first time      02/18/1999     378
 Filed      02/16/1999