|(a) To be eligible for licensure as a licensed veterinary
technician, an applicant must present satisfactory proof to the Board
that the applicant:
(1) is at least 18 years old;
(2) has obtained at least a passing score on:
(A) the VTNE; and
(B) the LVTE; and
(3) is a graduate of a Veterinary Technician Program.
(4) A person must first take and pass the VTNE in order
to apply for the LVTE.
(b) The Board may refuse to issue a licensed veterinary
technician license to an applicant who meets the qualification criteria
but is otherwise subject to denial of license as provided in Texas
Occupations Code §801.401 and §801.402.