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RULE §171.5Duties of PIT Holders to Report

(a) Failure of any PIT holder to comply with the provisions of this chapter or the Medical Practice Act §160.002 and §160.003 may be grounds for disciplinary action as an administrative violation against the PIT holder.

(b) The PIT holder shall report in writing to the executive director of the board the following circumstances within thirty days of their occurrence:

  (1) the opening of an investigation or disciplinary action taken against the PIT holder by any licensing entity other than the TMB;

  (2) an arrest; a fine, citation or violation over $250 (excluding traffic tickets, unless drugs or alcohol were involved); charge or conviction of a crime; indictment; imprisonment; placement on probation; or receipt of deferred adjudication; and

  (3) diagnosis or treatment of a physical, mental or emotional condition, which has impaired or impairs the PIT holder's ability to practice medicine.

Source Note: The provisions of this §171.5 adopted to be effective August 10, 2008, 33 TexReg 6134; amended to be effective November 29, 2009, 34 TexReg 8532; amended to be effective February 28, 2011, 36 TexReg 1275; amended to be effective January 24, 2016, 41 TexReg 620

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