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Changes to Administrative Rules Regarding Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Beginning May 1, 2018 the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation will have new administrative rules in place for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. The changes provide clarity to the existing ...
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Changes to Existing Electrician Licensing Penalties

Earlier this year the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation made changes to the existing Electrician Licensing Penalties. These revisions were made after the February 20 th meeting this year. ...
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TDLR Strategic Planning Sessions

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is interested in hearing feedback from their licensees. They will be holding Strategic Planning Sessions around the state for those who are interested in ...
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Inspections for Tow Companies and Vehicle Storage Facilities

Months after Hurricane Harvey, many communities are beginning to rebuild and gain back some normalcy. Since September, TDLR has temporarily suspended their inspections, but as the rebuilding ...
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Watch out for scam targeting TDLR License Holders

Are you a TDLR license holder? Have you been recently been contacted saying you owe money to TDLR due to a penalty? If you are a TDLR license holder please be aware of a phone scammer that could be ...
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Information for those regulated by state agencies

As the 2017 legislative session is in the rearview mirror, many of the laws passed have recently gone into effect. State agencies are tasked with proposing and adopting rules that implement the ...
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Affected by Hurricane Harvey? Make sure you are aware of this important insurance information:

In the aftermath of the devastating Hurricane Harvey, the Texas Department of Insurance has published a list of 5 things to keep in mind as you repair and rebuild. Private insurance covering windstorm ...
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NOTICE for educational programs licensed by TDLR:

On September 1, 2017 House Bill 1508 is making it mandatory for any educational program that requires students to have a TDLR license once they begin working to: (1) Make the students aware of how ...
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TDLR Updates Regarding The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Program

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) has updates regarding the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program (16 Texas Administrative Code, 75 §75.110). These amendments relate to ...
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Scam Targeting Cosmetologists and Barbers in Dallas/Ft. Worth

BEWARE: Cosmetologists and Barbers are being targeted by Scam Artists in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. There is a scammer out there posing as a TDLR employee convincing licencees they have fees owed or ...
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Cosmetology Program Review

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) is currently conducting a review of the Cosmetology program to determine if the program needs any changes. This program is found in Title 16, ...
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Texas Barbery Program Rule Review

TDLR (Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation) has requested input from those interested and/or impacted by the Barbery rules in Texas. They are currently conducting a rule review to determine if ...
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Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Rule Review at TDLR

TDLR is conducting a review of the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program. Anyone licensed or interested in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration in the state of Texas is encouraged to review the ...
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TDLR Adopted Amendments to Procedural Rules

TDLR has officially adopted proposed amendments to the Procedural Rules of the Commission and the Department. These new amendments will become effective August 15, 2014. You can read more about the ...
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TDLR Review of Used Automotive Parts Recyclers Administrative Rules

TDLR is reviewing the Used Automotive Parts Recyclers rules (Title 16, Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 87) for re-adoption, revision, or repeal. Those persons and businesses regulated by the Used ...
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TDLR, House Bill 3038 and You!

TDLR requests feedback from the public and auctioneer professionals impacted by House Bill 3038 regarding the recent changes to the regulation of auctions and auctioneering in our great state of ...
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Named Super Lawyer Rising Star for 5 Consecutive Years!

I am proud to have been named a Super Lawyer Rising Star published by Thomson Reuters for a fifth year in a row. Each year no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state are selected in their areas of ...
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TDLR Strategic Planning Sessions

TDLR (Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation) recently announced that they will be holding strategic planning sessions throughout the state during the month of March 2014. They are asking ...
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Welcome to our Administrative Law Blog!

The law offices of J Pete Laney are pleased to announce the launch of our administrative law & litigation blog with an RSS feed available.
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