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TITLE 16ECONOMIC REGULATION
PART 1RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS
CHAPTER 14REGULATIONS FOR LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG)
SUBCHAPTER AGENERAL APPLICABILITY AND REQUIREMENTS
RULE §14.2014Military Fee Exemption

(a) This section applies to military service members, military veterans, or military spouses, as those terms are defined in Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 55.

(b) The Commission shall waive license and examination fees for:

  (1) a military service member or military veteran whose service, training, or education meets the Commission's licensing or certification requirements in this chapter; or

  (2) a military service member, military veteran, or military spouse who holds a current license issued by another jurisdiction with licensing requirements substantially equivalent to the Commission's licensing requirements in this chapter.

(c) To receive a military fee exemption, an applicant for a fee exemption shall file with the Commission LNG Form 2035 and any documentation required by this subsection.

  (1) A military service member or military veteran whose service, training, or education meets the Commission's requirements for licensing or certification shall submit the following documentation with LNG Form 2035:

    (A) a copy of any military records showing the applicant's dates of service;

    (B) a copy of the applicant's driver's license or state-issued identification card; and either

    (C) any military service history for the applicant showing that LNG activities were performed, including a description of the types of LNG activities that were performed; or

    (D) any military LNG training or education the applicant received, including a description of the types of LNG activities the training or education covered.

  (2) A military service member or military veteran who holds a current license issued by another jurisdiction with licensing requirements substantially equivalent to the Commission's requirements in this chapter shall submit the following documentation with LNG Form 2035:

    (A) a copy of the license issued by the named jurisdiction;

    (B) a description of the types of LNG activities that were performed under the license;

    (C) a copy of any military records showing the applicant's dates of service; and

    (D) a copy of the applicant's driver's license or state-issued identification card.

  (3) A military spouse who holds a current license issued by another jurisdiction with licensing requirements substantially equivalent to the Commission's requirements in this chapter shall submit the following documentation with LNG Form 2035:

    (A) a copy of the license issued by the named jurisdiction;

    (B) a description of the types of LNG activities that were performed under the license;

    (C) a copy of the applicant's driver's license or state-issued identification card;

    (D) a copy of the military service member's military records, including dates of service; and

    (E) a copy of a valid marriage license between the applicant and the individual listed on the military records.

(d) The Commission shall review LNG Form 2035 and required documentation to determine if the requirements for the fee exemption have been met and shall notify the applicant of the determination in writing within 30 days.

  (1) If all requirements have been met, the applicant may submit the application for license or examination and attach a copy of the written notice granting military fee exemption with the application to serve as notice of payment.

  (2) If the Commission has notified the applicant that the application is incomplete, the applicant shall provide any requested information or documentation within 30 days of the date of the notice.

(e) A military service member, military veteran, or military spouse who receives a military fee exemption is not exempt from, and may not use this section to circumvent, the requirements in this chapter to obtain a license or become certified by examination; license or certification renewal requirements; or any transport registration requirements or fees.


Source Note: The provisions of this §14.2014 adopted to be effective January 4, 2016, 41 TexReg 239

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