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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 14TEXAS OPTOMETRY BOARD
CHAPTER 273GENERAL RULES
RULE §273.10Licensee Compliance with Payment Obligations

(a) Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation

  (1) If, after a hearing or an opportunity for hearing, the board determines that a licensee is in default on a loan guaranteed by the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation, the license shall not be renewed unless the licensee presents a certificate issued by the corporation certifying that:

    (A) the licensee has entered into a repayment agreement on the defaulted loan; or

    (B) the licensee is not in default on a loan guaranteed by the corporation.

  (2) If, after a hearing or an opportunity for hearing, the board determines that a licensee has defaulted on a repayment agreement with the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation, the license shall not be renewed unless the licensee presents a certificate issued by the corporation certifying that:

    (A) the licensee has entered into another repayment agreement on the defaulted loan; or

    (B) the licensee is not in default on a loan guaranteed by the corporation or on a repayment agreement.

(b) Child support payments; Chapter 232 of the Texas Family Code

  (1) An application for license renewal will not be accepted if a child support agency provides the board with notice that a licensee has failed to pay child support for six months or more and requests that the board not accept the application.

  (2) The application will be considered once the board receives notice from the child support agency that the licensee is in compliance with the requirements of Chapter 232 of the Texas Family Code.

  (3) The board may charge the licensee a fee in an amount sufficient to recover the administrative costs incurred by the board under this chapter.


Source Note: The provisions of this §273.10 adopted to be effective January 7, 1994, 18 TexReg 9930; amended to be effective June 3, 2008, 33 TexReg 4302

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