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CS/HB 3: Preemption of Local Occupational Licensing

GENERAL BILL by Business and Professions Subcommittee ; Grant, M.

Preemption of Local Occupational Licensing; Preempts licensing of occupations to state; prohibits local governments from imposing or modifying certain licensing requirements; specifies certain local licensing may not be enforced; specifies certain specialty contractors are not required to register with Construction Industry Licensing Board; prohibits local governments from requiring certain specialty contractors to obtain license; specifies job scopes for which local government may not require license; authorizes counties & municipalities to issue journeyman licenses.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Community Affairs
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/25/2019 House • Filed
12/16/2019 House • Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee; Commerce Committee -HJ 9
1/13/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Business and Professions Subcommittee, 01/15/20, 1:00 pm, Webster Hall
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 9
1/15/2020 House • CS by Business and Professions Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 2 -HJ 390
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
1/16/2020 House • Original reference(s) removed: State Affairs Committee
• CS referred to Commerce Committee -HJ 383
• Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 383
• CS by Business and Professions Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 378
1/28/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 01/30/20, 11:30 am, Webster Hall
1/30/2020 House • Favorable by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 5 -HJ 477
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 477
2/13/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/19/20
2/19/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 588
• Amendment(s) adopted (898579) -HJ 588
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/20/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 610
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 78 NAYS 40 -HJ 610
2/26/2020 Senate • In Messages
2/27/2020 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Rules -SJ 363
3/2/2020 Senate • Received -SJ 363
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Community Affairs