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RULE §535.70Definitions

The following words and terms, when used in Subchapter G of this chapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

  (1) Broker Responsibility Course--The course required by §1101.458 of the Act.

  (2) CE--Continuing education.

  (3) CE instructor--A person chosen by a provider to teach continuing education courses.

  (4) CE provider--Any person approved by the Commission; or specifically exempt by the Act, Chapter 1102, Texas Occupation Code, or Commission rule; that offers a course for which continuing education credit may be granted by the Commission to a license holder or applicant.

  (5) Classroom delivery--A method of course delivery where the instructor and students interact face to face and in real time, in either the same physical location, or through the use of technology.

  (6) Distance education delivery--A method of course delivery other than classroom delivery, including online and correspondence delivery.

  (7) Combination delivery--A combination of classroom and distance education where at least 50% of the course is offered through classroom delivery.

  (8) Elective CE course--A continuing education course, other than a Non-elective CE course, approved by the Commission as acceptable to fulfil the continuing education hours needed to renew a license.

  (9) Non-elective CE course--A continuing education course, for which the subject matter of the course is specifically mandated by the Act, Chapter 1102, or Commission rule, that a license holder is required to take prior to renewal of a license.

  (10) Legal Update Courses--Required courses created for and approved by the Texas Real Estate Commission to satisfy the eight hours of continuing education required by §1101.455 of the Act.

  (11) Person--Any individual, partnership, corporation, or other legal entity, including a state agency or governmental subdivision.

  (12) Proctor--A person who monitors a final examination for a course offered by a provider under the guidelines contained in this section. A proctor may be a course instructor, the provider, an employee of a college or university testing center, a librarian, or other person approved by the Commission.

Source Note: The provisions of this §535.70 adopted to be effective January 1, 2015, 39 TexReg 9669; amended to be effective January 1, 2016, 40 TexReg 8237; amended to be effective December 9, 2018, 43 TexReg 7904; amended to be effective December 11, 2019, 44 TexReg 7703

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