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CS/HB 3: Preemption of Local Occupational Licensing

GENERAL BILL by Business and Professions Subcommittee ; Grant, M. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Eagle ; Fernandez-Barquin

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)

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  • 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

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  • CS/HB 3, Engrossed 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/19/2020 at 3:17 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1336 (c1) Preemption of Local Occupational Licensing Perry Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    2/20/2020 1:43 PM House 78 Yeas - 40 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    163.211 Page 2 (pdf)
    489.117 Registration; specialty contractors. Page 3 (pdf)
    489.1455 Journeyman; reciprocity; standards. Page 4 (pdf)
    489.5335 Journeyman; reciprocity; standards. Page 5 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 3, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/15/2020 at 6:21 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Commerce Committee (Post-Meeting) 1/30/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1336 (c1) Preemption of Local Occupational Licensing Perry Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    898579 - Amendment
    Remove line 64 and insert:
    Grant, M. 2/14/2020
    2:55 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/19/2020
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    163.211 Page 2 (pdf)
    489.117 Registration; specialty contractors. Page 3 (pdf)
    489.1455 Journeyman; reciprocity; standards. Page 4 (pdf)
    489.5335 Journeyman; reciprocity; standards. Page 5 (pdf)

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  • HB 3, Original Filed Version Posted 11/25/2019 at 12:15 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Business and Professions Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/15/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1336 Preemption of Local Occupational Licensing Perry Identical Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    174261 - Amendment
    Remove line 29 and insert:
    Grant, M. 1/14/2020
    5:56 PM
    Withdrawn Prior to Consideration
    1/14/2020
    PDF
    766233 - Amendment
    Remove line 29 and insert:
    Grant, M. 1/14/2020
    6:30 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    1/15/2020
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    163.21 Page 2 (pdf)
    489.117 Registration; specialty contractors. Page 3 (pdf)
    489.1455 Journeyman; reciprocity; standards. Page 4 (pdf)
    489.5335 Journeyman; reciprocity; standards. Page 5 (pdf)

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