Texas Floats Bill Requiring Re-Roofers To Register With State

Law360 (February 21, 2019, 4:31 PM EST) -- A Texas state representative on Wednesday introduced a bill that would require re-roofing contractors to register with a state licensing and regulation department and would subject the contractors to criminal and administrative penalties and sanctions for violating the proposed law.

H.B. 2101, introduced by Republican Rep. Giovanni Capriglione of District 98, would amend the state’s occupations code to require re-roofers, who repair or replace existing roofs, to hold a two-year registration with Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation in order to perform, contract for and advertise re-roofing work. A violation of the proposed provisions, Chapter 1306, would qualify as a Class...

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