The Texas 88th Legislative Session Update IEC of Texas Legislative Report The 88th Texas Legislature May 2023 Sine Die The 88th Legislature gaveled out Sine Die on May 29, 2023, and not without a good bit of drama! Governor Abbott then called the first of what he says will be multiple special sessions, beginning on
What’s the IEC National Advocacy Award? This award is given to the chapters that demonstrate the most involvement in IEC National’s advocacy activities and does not involve an application process. The winners, scaled for chapter size, will be announced at SPARK and determined through a points system, with more consequential activities receiving more points. Some
IEC of Texas Legislative Report The 88th Texas Legislature March 2023 The 60th day bill filing deadline was on March 10th and now the committee meetings are in full swing. This is an updated list of bills we are following. Action alerts will go out as needed. Electrical Licensing HB 823 Allen – Occupational
IEC of Texas Legislative Report The 88th Texas Legislature February 2023 The legislative session has been moving slowly. The IEC of Texas lobby team is working diligently to Protect our Industry. Below is an update of the bills of interest we are following. The 60th day deadline for bill filing is fast approaching on
The Texas Electrical Safety and Licensing Actrequires the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) to adopt the revised National Electrical Code (NEC) as the electrical code for the state of Texas. In 2023, TDLR will adopt the 2023 NEC as the electrical code for the state of Texas and establish it as the "minimum standard"
If you’re considering a career as an electrician, you may have a lucrative and fulfilling professional future. Working as an electrician is more than just a job; it’s a career path – and a skilled professional role that will always be in demand. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of U.S. electricians