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RULE §73.24Licensing Requirements--Waiver of Examination Requirements

(a) An applicant who is licensed in another state that has entered into a reciprocity agreement with Texas regarding licensure of electricians, sign electricians, journeyman linemen, journeyman industrial electricians, or residential appliance installers may obtain an equivalent license in Texas without passing the examination, provided that all other licensure requirements are met, as defined by Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 1305.

(b) The examination requirement is waived if, based upon acceptable proof, the executive director determines that the provisions of §73.21(b) are met.

(c) Acceptable proof of an applicant's qualifications must be presented on a form prescribed by the department that:

  (1) certifies completion of the required hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master electrician or master sign electrician as appropriate, or

  (2) is completed by the municipality or region in which the applicant was licensed for at least one year.

Source Note: The provisions of this §73.24 adopted to be effective March 1, 2004, 29 TexReg 1653; amended to be effective October 20, 2005, 30 TexReg 6730; amended to be effective December 1, 2007, 32 TexReg 8477; amended to be effective January 1, 2010, 34 TexReg 9433; amended to be effective January 1, 2014, 38 TexReg 9515; amended to be effective May 1, 2018, 43 TexReg 2398

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