|(a) To qualify for licensure as a behavior analyst,
a person must:
(1) hold current certification as a Board Certified
Behavior Analyst or a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral or
equivalent, issued by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board or
its equivalent as approved by the department; and
(2) be in compliance with all professional, ethical,
and disciplinary standards established by the certifying entity.
(b) Persons who are subject to or have received a disciplinary
action by the certifying entity may be ineligible for a license.
(c) Persons who hold current certification by the certifying
entity but who do not hold a current license may not:
(1) practice behavior analysis; or
(2) use the title "licensed behavior analyst."
(d) Persons who hold a current Texas license may use
the title "licensed behavior analyst" or a reasonable abbreviation
of the title that is accurate and not misleading, including "LBA,"
"L.B.A.," "TXLBA," or "TX. L.B.A."
(e) Except as provided in Subchapter B, Texas Occupations
Code Chapter 506, a person must be licensed under this chapter to
provide behavior analysis services to a client in Texas.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §121.21 adopted to be effective May 1, 2018, 43 TexReg 2570; amended to be effective August 1, 2020, 45 TexReg 5192; amended to be effective June 1, 2021, 46 TexReg 3389