Texas Roofing Regulation Bill Fails Again

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The latest effort to regulate roofers in Texas has died at the state house.

The legislation would have required roofing contractors to register with the state by providing their name, address and a $250 registration fee. Roofers would also need to pay a renewal fee not exceeding $100.

The bill’s author, Giovanni Capriglione, R-Southlake, said previously that consumers could have used the registry to search for roofing contractors before hiring them.

In addition to a roofer’s name, address, and telephone number, the database would have also published any disciplinary actions against the contractor.

Supporters say they wanted to crack down on crooked workers who flock to Texas after hail storms and hurricanes.

In areas declared a state of disaster by the governor, House Bill 2101 would have called for the issuance of temporary emergency…

Original published: 2019-05-13 09:25:27 Read the full Dallas News here

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