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CS/CS/HB 1059: Construction Permits

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Regulatory Reform Subcommittee ; Robinson, W. ; Fischer ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Andrade ; Melo ; Yarborough

Construction Permits; Requires county that issues building permits & local enforcement agency to post certain information on their websites; authorizes all components to completed application be submitted electronically or in person; requires local enforcement agency, local government, or local building department to reduce permit fee by specified percentage for failing to meet certain deadlines; requires applicant to take certain action within specified time; requires surcharges to be recalculated under certain conditions; prohibits authority that issues building permit from requiring applicant to provide specified contracts as part of application for certain construction.

Effective Date: 10/1/2021
Last Action: 4/26/2021 House - Ordered enrolled
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/17/2021 House • Filed
2/25/2021 House • Referred to Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
2/26/2021 House • PCS added to Regulatory Reform Subcommittee agenda
3/2/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/4/2021 House • Reported out of Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
3/5/2021 House • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
3/9/2021 House • Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Commerce Committee
3/22/2021 House • Added to Commerce Committee agenda
3/24/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Commerce Committee
• Reported out of Commerce Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
3/25/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/31/2021)
3/31/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/1/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 113, NAYS 0
4/7/2021 Senate • In Messages
4/7/2021 House • Message sent to senate
4/8/2021 Senate • Referred to Rules -SJ 412
• Received -SJ 412
4/26/2021 Senate • Withdrawn from Rules -SJ 712
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1788 -SJ 712
• Read 2nd time -SJ 712
• Read 3rd time -SJ 712
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 712
4/26/2021 House • In Messages
• Ordered enrolled