He is not an architect, interior designer, or engineer.
He is a small business owner who provides Lighting Design consultation and services. Please consider the economic impact of this legislation.
Professional, practicing Lighting Designers in Texas will be out of work.
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HB 2649 has been drafted without any input from lighting designers, and restricts the practice of lighting design to members of other professions and trades, such as architects, engineers and electricians. He is a professional in his craft, having received a Masters in Lighting Design from The Ohio State University and soon to receive a Masters in Architectural Lighting from KTH in Sweden.
There are no provisions in the legislation for establishing a licensing standard for lighting designers. Additionally, he has taught lighting design as an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington.
He is also a member of the United Scenic Artists union, having had his professional credentials evaluated by his peers.
All of these accolades, education and experience will mean nothing if this bill passes.
Texas House Bill 2649 is going up for vote in the state Senate tomorrow and needs your immediate action!
2649 make it impossible for lighting designers who work in Texas to work on projects without being licensed as either an electrician, architect, engineer, landscape architect, or interior designer.
If Texas passes this bill, there will probably be more bills just like this in other states. larawan at pangalan ng senador ng pilipinas 2010 talumpati bagong pilipinas ibigay ang mga nagawa ng unang republika ng pilipinas Here’s what I wrote to the state senator who represents my old area of Dallas.
Feel free to use any of it that you would like: Senator – tungkol sa pagdating ng sinaunang dayuhan ng pilipinas ang pelikulang tagalog at pag unlad nito sa pilipinas I am writing to urge you to vote NO on HB 2649.