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RULE §34.615Test

(a) Each applicant for a license must pass the appropriate tests. Tests may be supplemented by practical tests or demonstrations necessary to determine the applicant's knowledge and ability.

  (1) The license test will include a section on this subchapter, Insurance Code Chapter 6002, and a technical qualifying test to be conducted by:

    (A) the State Fire Marshal's Office;

    (B) NICET (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies);

    (C) ESA (Electronic Security Association); or

    (D) an outsource testing service.

  (2) The standards used in tests will be those adopted in §34.607 of this title (relating to Adopted Standards).

(b) Examinees who fail the test must file a retest application accompanied by the required fee in order to be retested on the next scheduled test date.

(c) A person whose license has been expired for two years or longer who makes application for a new license must take and pass another test. No test is required for a licensee whose license is renewed within two years of expiration.

(d) An applicant may only schedule each type of test three times within a 12-month period.

(e) An applicant for a license must complete and submit all application requirements within one year of the successful completion of any test required for a license; otherwise the test is voided and the individual will have to pass the test again.

Source Note: The provisions of this §34.615 adopted to be effective June 4, 1993, 18 TexReg 3297; transferred effective September 1, 1997, as published in the Texas Register November 14, 1997, 22 TexReg 11091; amended to be effective July 14, 1999, 24 TexReg 5212; amended to be effective June 3, 2004, 29 TexReg 5402; amended to be effective April 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 1711; amended to be effective July 5, 2011, 36 TexReg 4111; amended to be effective July 19, 2016, 41 TexReg 5180

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