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TITLE 16ECONOMIC REGULATION
PART 4TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATION
CHAPTER 91DOG OR CAT BREEDERS PROGRAM
RULE §91.25License Approval and Issuance

(a) The department shall deny issuance of a license to, or refuse to renew the license of, a person if the person or a controlling person of the dog or cat breeder has pled guilty to, been convicted of, or received deferred adjudication for animal cruelty or neglect in this state or any other jurisdiction in the five years preceding the person's initial or renewal application for a license.

(b) The department may deny issuance of a license to, refuse to renew the license held by a person who:

  (1) fails to meet the requirements of this chapter and rules adopted under this chapter;

  (2) has had a similar license issued by a federal, state, or local authority denied, revoked, or suspended;

  (3) has falsified any material information requested by the department;

  (4) has failed to meet a standard adopted by rule under this chapter; or

  (5) has failed to comply with any corrective action required under an inspection report in the time provided by the report.


Source Note: The provisions of this §91.25 adopted to be effective May 1, 2012, 37 TexReg 3075

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