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TITLE 37PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
CHAPTER 35PRIVATE SECURITY
SUBCHAPTER AGENERAL PROVISIONS
RULE §35.10Residential Solicitation

A licensee or employee of a licensee who offers or attempts to sell regulated goods or services to a homeowner or resident of a home or apartment through direct physical contact, including door to door solicitation, shall:

  (1) Carry a department issued pocket card, or a receipt of registration issued by the department, and present said pocket card or proof of registration for inspection to the homeowner or resident;

  (2) Inform the homeowner or resident of the person's name and employer's name;

  (3) Provide to the homeowner or resident, at no charge, a document or business card listing the person's name, employer's name, address, phone number, license number, and the department's phone number with instructions on how to contact or file a complaint with the department;

  (4) Not approach or solicit a home or residence during any times where a placard is displayed indicating that the homeowner or residential occupant does not wish to be solicited; and

  (5) Provide to the local law enforcement agency with primary jurisdiction a written list of all registrants that will be engaging in the door to door solicitation of its residents before any solicitation occurs. The licensed company shall update the information provided to the above referenced agency if there are any changes to the list. This notification can be made via fax, email, regular mail, or by hand delivery to the agency. This notification shall include the company name and department issued license number.


Source Note: The provisions of this §35.10 adopted to be effective May 6, 2014, 39 TexReg 3606

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