|(a) An associate auctioneer shall provide auction services
only when under the supervision of the licensed Texas auctioneer whose
name is on file with the department as the associate's sponsoring
(b) When bid calling, an associate auctioneer must
be under the direct on-premises supervision of the sponsoring auctioneer.
(c) In order to be eligible for licensure as an auctioneer
without taking the examination, an associate auctioneer must participate
in all aspects of the auction business involving the laws of this
state, in at least ten (10) auctions including but not limited to:
(4) property make ready;
(5) site selection and preparation;
(11) ring working;
(12) property check out;
(14) accounting; and
(15) escrow account procedures.
(d) An associate auctioneer must report any change
of address to the department within thirty (30) days.
(e) When a sponsoring auctioneer terminates the sponsorship
of an associate auctioneer, the associate may not provide auction
services until an agreement with a new sponsoring auctioneer, whose
name and signature are on file with the department, has been made.