|(a) Applications for initial licenses shall be made
on a standard form provided by the executive director. The application
must be submitted to the executive director with the fee according
to §30.30 of this title (relating to Terms and Fees for Licenses
and Registrations). The application must be submitted to the executive
director before the applicant may take the examination.
(b) Supplemental information for each individual program
shall be submitted according to the specific requirements for each
(c) An approved application shall be valid for one
year from the date of application approval.
(d) All statements and qualifications provided by each
applicant or on the behalf of the applicant are subject to verification
by the executive director.
(e) All statements, qualifications, and attachments
provided by the applicant relating to an application shall be true,
accurate, complete, and contain no misrepresentation or falsification.
(f) Misrepresentation or falsification of any information
may be grounds for denial of an application and for enforcement action.
(g) All applications must be completed in full. All
deficiencies must be corrected within 120 days of notification, or
the application shall be considered void.
(h) An applicant must furnish evidence of any training
credit, proof of education, or work experience when requested. Diplomas
from non-accredited high schools will be evaluated by the executive
director on a case-by-case basis and will be considered based on the
following submitted information:
(2) documentation of actual coursework;
(3) time spent on coursework or program; and
(4) any additional documentation the executive director
might reasonably request or that would assist the applicant in demonstrating
the proof of their education claim.
(i) The executive director shall determine whether
an applicant meets the requirements of this subchapter. If all requirements
have been met, the executive director shall issue the license. The
license shall be valid for the term specified in Subchapters B - L
of this chapter (relating to Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers;
Customer Service Inspectors; Landscape Irrigators, Irrigation Technicians,
and Irrigation Inspectors; Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank Corrective
Action Project Managers and Specialists; Municipal Solid Waste Facility
Supervisors; On-Site Sewage Facilities Installers, Apprentices, Designated
Representatives, Maintenance Providers, Maintenance Technicians, and
Site Evaluators; Water Treatment Specialists; Underground Storage
Tank On-Site Supervisor Licensing and Contractor Registration; Wastewater
Operators and Operations Companies; Public Water System Operators
and Operations Companies; and Visible Emissions Evaluator Training
and Certification, respectively.) The effective date of the license
shall be the date the executive director issues the license.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §30.18 adopted to be effective December 17, 2001, 26 TexReg 10330; amended to be effective September 27, 2007, 32 TexReg 6523; amended to be effective July 10, 2014, 39 TexReg 5181; amended to be effective September 29, 2016, 41 TexReg 7489