86R2795 SOS-F
 
  By: Goldman H.B. No. 1781
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the supervision and control of plumbing work in the
  construction of certain dwellings.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 1301.351(c), Occupations Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (c)  A license holder who is supervising and controlling
  under Subsection (a)(2) the work of a person engaged in the business
  of plumbing in the construction of a new one-family or two-family
  dwelling [in an unincorporated area of the state] must have
  training and management responsibility for, and shall review and
  inspect, the person's work. The license holder is not required to
  provide continuous or uninterrupted on-the-job oversight of the
  person's work.
         SECTION 2.  Section 1301.351(c), Occupations Code, as
  amended by this Act, applies only to plumbing work performed on or
  after the effective date of this Act.  Plumbing work performed
  before the effective date of this Act is governed by the law in
  effect on the date the plumbing work was performed, and the former
  law is continued in effect for that purpose.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.