|(a) The application for a business license, a certified
applicator license, technician license, or for registration as an
apprentice under this chapter must be complete and submitted on a
form prescribed by the department. Failure to provide complete and
accurate information may result in a change of effective date of employment
as documented by the department.
(b) A license application may be denied if a same or
similar license issued to the applicant by this or another state or
federal government has been revoked, suspended, probated or denied
during the preceding five (5)-year period for any reason. For the
purpose of this section, a license is similar if the license was issued
for the practice of an occupation in which professional services are
normally provided in-person.
(c) Licensees and applicants residing outside of Texas
must designate in writing a resident agent for service of process
in actions taken in the administration and enforcement of the SPCA.
Each resident agent must be a citizen of Texas and maintain a permanent
address within the state.