HB 735 -  Preemption of Local Occupational Licensing

by Harding (CO-SPONSORS) Benjamin; Borrero; Giallombardo; McClain; Sabatini; Snyder
Preempts licensing of occupations to state; prohibits local governments from imposing or modifying 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: July 1, 2021
Last Event: Ordered enrolled on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 11:20 AM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 706494 , Farmer Date Filed: 04/23/21, Line#: 42 Senate: Failed 4/26/2021 4:16:02 PM
    • 359408 , Hooper Date Filed: 04/23/21, Line#: 45 Senate: Failed 4/26/2021 4:09:37 PM
    • 934014 , Cruz Date Filed: 04/23/21, Line#: 45 Senate: Failed 4/26/2021 4:14:20 PM
    • 305262 , Farmer Date Filed: 04/26/21, Line#: 45 Senate: Failed 4/26/2021 4:17:59 PM
    • 722608 , Garcia Date Filed: 04/23/21, Line#: 54 Senate: Withdrawn 4/26/2021 4:14:34 PM
    • 388366 , Gruters Date Filed: 04/26/21, Line#: 75 Senate: Withdrawn 4/26/2021 4:18:20 PM

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: House Committee: Final Bill Analysis 6/2/2021 3:33:56 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Commerce Committee 3/16/2021 7:57:38 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Commerce Committee 3/12/2021 5:11:34 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Regulatory Reform Subcommittee 3/2/2021 5:34:38 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Regulatory Reform Subcommittee 2/26/2021 6:23:18 PM

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: House Date: 04/01/2021 04:43 PM   Yeas: 82 Nays: 32 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 39] Barcode:
Chamber: Senate Date: 04/26/2021 04:09 PM   Yeas: 18 Nays: 21 Action: Amendment Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 52] Barcode:
Chamber: Senate Date: 04/27/2021 10:47 AM   Yeas: 22 Nays: 18 Action: Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 7] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Ordered enrolled Time: 04/27/2021 - 11:20 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H In Messages Time: 04/27/2021 - 11:20 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Passed; YEAS 22 NAYS 18 -SJ 726 Time: 04/27/2021 - 10:47 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Read 3rd time -SJ 726 Time: 04/27/2021 - 10:42 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Placed on 3rd reading Time: 04/26/2021 - 4:26 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Amendment(s) failed (305262, 359408, 706494, 934014) -SJ 707 Time: 04/26/2021 - 4:09 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 707 Time: 04/26/2021 - 4:03 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Substituted for CS/SB 268 -SJ 707 Time: 04/26/2021 - 4:03 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 04/26/2021 - 4:03 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Withdrawn from Rules -SJ 707 Time: 04/26/2021 - 4:03 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: S Received -SJ 411 Time: 04/08/2021 - 8:55 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Rules -SJ 411 Time: 04/08/2021 - 2:59 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 04/07/2021 - 7:46 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S In Messages Time: 04/07/2021 - 7:06 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Passed; YEAS 82, NAYS 32 Time: 04/01/2021 - 4:43 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 04/01/2021 - 4:41 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 03/31/2021 - 5:26 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 03/31/2021 - 4:45 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 03/31/2021 - 4:44 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/31/2021) Time: 03/25/2021 - 6:18 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 03/16/2021 - 8:12 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Bill released to House Calendar Time: 03/16/2021 - 8:12 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Commerce Committee Time: 03/16/2021 - 8:12 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Commerce Committee Time: 03/16/2021 - 7:52 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __
Event: H Added to Commerce Committee agenda Time: 03/12/2021 - 4:00 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2021 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Commerce Committee Time: 03/02/2021 - 5:35 PM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Time: 03/02/2021 - 5:35 PM Member: Committee: Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Time: 03/02/2021 - 4:37 PM Member: Committee: Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Regulatory Reform Subcommittee agenda Time: 02/26/2021 - 3:28 PM Member: Committee: Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Time: 02/18/2021 - 9:50 AM Member: Committee: Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Commerce Committee Time: 02/18/2021 - 9:50 AM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Time: 02/18/2021 - 9:50 AM Member: Committee: Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 02/03/2021 - 11:58 AM Member: Harding Committee: Version: __