|(a) FAILURE TO TIMELY PAY A REGISTRATION RENEWAL WILL
RESULT IN THE AUTOMATIC CANCELLATION OF REGISTRATION BY OPERATION
(b) The following fees shall apply to services provided
by the Board in addition to any fee established elsewhere by the rules
and regulations of the Board or by Texas law.
(c) As authorized under §1051.355 and §1051.651
of the Texas Occupations Code, the fee schedule in subsection (b)
includes a $3 fee to be collected from each Texas resident who renews
an active or inactive registration as an architect, to fund the examination
fee scholarship program under §1051.653, Texas Occupations Code.
(d) Applicants and registrants who submit payments
online through Texas.gov will be subject to convenience fees set by
the Department of Information Resources in addition to the fees listed
in subsection (b).
(e) The Board cannot accept cash as payment for any
(f) An official postmark from the U.S. Postal Service
or other delivery service receipt may be presented to the Board to
demonstrate the timely payment of any fee.
(g) If a check is submitted to the Board to pay a fee
and the bank upon which the check is drawn refuses to pay the check
due to insufficient funds, errors in routing, or bank account number,
the fee shall be considered unpaid and any applicable late fees or
other penalties accrue. The Board shall impose a processing fee for
any check that is returned unpaid by the bank upon which the check
(h) Payment of fees for a military service member,
military veteran, or military spouse.
(1) In this subsection, the terms "military service
member," "military veteran," and "military spouse" shall have the
meanings defined in §§1.29, 3.29, and 5.39 of the Board
(2) A military service member who is a registrant in
Good Standing or was in Good Standing at the time the Registrant entered
into military service shall be exempt from the payment of any fee
during any period of active duty service. The exemption under this
subsection shall continue through the remainder of the fiscal year
during which the Registrant's active duty status expires.
(3) A military service member or military veteran whose
military service, training, or education substantially meets all requirements
of a license shall be exempt from payment of license application and
examination fees paid to the state.
(4) A military service member, military veteran or
military spouse who holds a current license issued by another jurisdiction
that has licensing requirements that are substantially equivalent
to the requirements for registration in this state shall be exempt
from payment of license application and examination fees paid to the
|Source Note: The provisions of this §7.10 adopted to be effective November 21, 2004, 29 TexReg 10509; amended to be effective October 9, 2005, 30 TexReg 6431; amended to be effective July 18, 2007, 32 TexReg 4397; amended to be effective September 1, 2008, 33 TexReg 7217; amended to be effective December 29, 2009, 34 TexReg 9444; amended to be effective September 11, 2011, 36 TexReg 5688; amended to be effective April 17, 2012, 37 TexReg 2638; amended to be effective September 18, 2013, 38 TexReg 6040; amended to be effective September 21, 2015, 40 TexReg 6351; amended to be effective March 22, 2016, 41 TexReg 2164; amended to be effective January 1, 2017, 41 TexReg 10333