House Bill 1487, passed by the 78th Legislature and signed into law by the Governor on June 22, 2003 provides for statewide regulation of certain types of electricians through the establishment of a state licensing program. The bill becomes effective September 1, 2003 but statewide licenses are not required until September 1, 2004. Applications will be available in Spring 2004. Our FAQs answer many questions regarding those who must be licensed, exemptions, requirements for a license and fees.

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Questions regarding the statewide licensure of electricians in Texas may be directed to TDLR at electricians@license.state.tx.us.

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