|(a) Licensed veterinary technician and equine dental
provider licenses expire on the first day of the month after his/her
birth month and are considered delinquent. Within 90 days of the last
day of a licensee's birth month, a licensee must renew an unexpired
license, in writing, by paying the required fee and furnishing all
information required by the Board for renewal.
(b) A licensed veterinary technician or an equine dental
provider licensee, who has failed to renew his or her license for
a period of one year or more and wishes to reinstate the license,
may be required to appear before the Board to explain why the licensee
allowed the license to expire and the licensee's reasons for wanting
it reinstated. The licensee must take and pass the LVTE or the EDPE,
as appropriate for his or her license.
(c) A military spouse, military veteran, or military
service member, as defined by Chapter 55, §55.001, of the Texas
Occupations Code, who has failed to renew his or her license for a
period of one year or more may receive a license in accordance with
§571.17 of this title (relating to Expedited and Alternative
Licensure Procedure for Military) if the military spouse, military
veteran, or military service member meets the requirements of §571.17.
(d) A licensed veterinary technician or equine dental
provider licensee, who had failed to renew his or her license for
a period of one year or more, shall have his or her license cancelled.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §571.60 adopted to be effective June 19, 2012, 37 TexReg 4423; amended to be effective May 4, 2014, 39 TexReg 3423; amended to be effective November 22, 2015, 40 TexReg 8024; amended to be effective June 14, 2016, 41 TexReg 4258