|(a) The department may issue a consolidated license to a person who holds multiple licenses, certifications, and/or registrations issued by the department on the submission of completed application forms for the component licenses and submission of the appropriate fee. The department shall not issue a consolidated license unless and until the applicant fulfills all of the prerequisites for each of the component licenses. (b) A consolidated license authorizes each of the activities of the component licenses. (c) Application/Renewal. (1) An applicant for an initial consolidated license shall pay the licensing fee prior to the issuance of the license. The department will prorate the fee for a new consolidated license to coincide with the expiration date of the license. (2) An applicant for the renewal of a consolidated license shall pay the license fee on or before the expiration date of the license. A person who fails to submit a renewal fee on or before the expiration date of the license shall pay, in addition to the renewal fee, the late fee provided by the Texas Agriculture Code, §12.024. If a person's license has been expired for one year or longer, the person may not renew the license but must comply with the requirements and procedure for obtaining an original license. (d) Expiration. A consolidated license will expire on the last day of the month corresponding to the license anniversary date.