|(a) A registrant or certified technician must:
(1) provide proper installation and service, and assure
the mechanical integrity of work and installations performed;
(2) not misrepresent the need for services, services
to be provided, or services that have been provided;
(3) not knowingly perform any non-exempt air conditioning
and refrigeration maintenance work without being under the supervision
of a licensed air conditioning and refrigeration contractor;
(4) not knowingly provide non-exempt air conditioning
and refrigeration work for or on behalf of an air conditioning and
refrigeration contracting company that does not have an affiliation
with a licensed individual who supervises all air conditioning and
refrigeration work as provided by Occupations Code, Chapter 1302,
and this chapter; and
(5) not use the designation "certified technician"
unless designated as certified by the department pursuant to §75.28,
or granted an air conditioning and refrigeration technician certification
by the department pursuant to §75.120.
(b) A registrant or certified technician may not allow
another individual to use a registration or certificate for any purpose.
(c) A registrant or certified technician may not allow
any air conditioning and refrigeration contracting company or any
air conditioning and refrigeration contractor with which he or she
is not employed to use a registration or certificate for any purpose,
except as otherwise allowed by this chapter.
(d) A registrant or certified technician must notify
the department, in writing within thirty (30) calendar days of any
change in permanent mailing address or telephone number.
(e) Altering a registration or certificate in any way
is prohibited and is grounds for imposition of administrative penalties
(f) A registered technician is not required to be certified
by the department, and may perform the same tasks as those performed
by a certified technician.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §75.73 adopted to be effective December 31, 2007, 32 TexReg 9963; amended to be effective April 1, 2011, 36 TexReg 1975; amended to be effective May 1, 2018, 43 TexReg 2401