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Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
HB 1311 is the sunset review legislation for the Texas Board of Geoscientists. The bill would extend the board's existence until 2025 and make a variety of changes to the operation of the board, including changing required training materials, repealing the requirement for submitting reference letters to apply for a license, increasing the maximum administrative penalty from $100 to $1,500 and requiring the Governor to appoint a member of the board as the Presiding Officer.