|(a) The department may revoke a license or registration
if the licensee or registrant:
(1) Is found to have performed a regulated function
prior to issuance of the license or registration;
(2) Misrepresents a material fact in any application
to the department or any other information filed pursuant to the Act
or this chapter;
(3) Prepares or submits to the department false, incorrect,
incomplete or misleading forms or reports on multiple occasions;
(4) Performs a regulated function while suspended;
(5) Exhibits a pattern of misconduct evidenced by previous
violations for which previous suspensions have been inadequate to
(6) Is convicted of a disqualifying felony or misdemeanor
offense pursuant to §12.3 of this title (relating to Criminal
(7) Violates §§481.120, 481.121, 481.122,
or 481.125 of the Texas Health and Safety Code; or
(8) Submits to the department a payment that is dishonored,
reversed, or otherwise insufficient or invalid.
(b) Following notification of the violation, the licensee
will be provided with thirty (30) days to address the violation or
request a hearing by submitting the request electronically through
the department's website or as otherwise determined by the department.
If a hearing is requested, the department will schedule a hearing
(c) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section,
an individual whose certificate of registration has been revoked may
not be relicensed or reregistered earlier than two (2) years from
the date of revocation.
(d) An individual whose registration has been revoked
for a dishonored or reversed payment, as provided under subsection
(a)(8) of this section may reapply at any time. Approval of the application
is contingent upon receipt of payment of the full amount due, including
any additional processing fees resulting from the prior dishonored
or reversed payment. The department may dismiss a pending revocation
proceeding based on a dishonored or reversed payment upon receipt
of payment of the full amount due, including any additional processing
fees resulting from the prior dishonored or reversed payment.
(e) Other than as provided in subsection (d) of this
section, an individual whose license or registration has been revoked
must follow the applicable procedures pursuant to §12.11 or §12.12
of this title (relating to Application for License and Application
for Registration, respectively) for new applications.