H.B. No. 1162

relating to the training, examination, and seminar attendance requirements for applicants for or holders of licenses or registrations to perform certain activities pertaining to compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: SECTION 1. Sections 116.034(a), (c), and (h), Natural Resources Code, are amended to read as follows: (a) The commission may [shall] adopt rules providing [the] training[, examination,] and seminar attendance requirements and shall adopt rules providing examination requirements for persons who are required or who wish to be licensed or registered under this chapter. (c) Before a license or registration may be issued, the person to be licensed or registered must satisfactorily complete any [the] training, examinations, and seminars required by the commission. (h) The commission may [shall] recognize, prepare, or administer continuing education programs for its licensees and registrants. A licensee or registrant must participate in the programs to the extent required by the commission to keep the person's license. SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005. ______________________________ ______________________________ President of the Senate Speaker of the House I certify that H.B. No. 1162 was passed by the House on April 6, 2005, by a non-record vote. ______________________________ Chief Clerk of the House I certify that H.B. No. 1162 was passed by the Senate on May 25, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0. ______________________________ Secretary of the Senate APPROVED: _____________________ Date _____________________ Governor