|(a) Each registrant must notify the department of any
changes in information regarding the location, organization, staff,
or ownership of the organization as required in the sections in this
chapter. The notification must be received by the department no later
than 10 days after the change occurs.
(b) Each registrant shall provide customers with access
to the name, mailing address, and telephone number of the department
for purposes of directing complaints to the department. A rubber stamp
or sticker may be used to convey the information. The notification
shall be included on:
(1) a sign prominently displayed in the place of business;
(2) any written contract for services; or
(3) any bill for services.
(c) Each industrialized builder responsible for any
portion of the installation of industrialized housing shall present
the following to the purchaser:
(1) Upon execution of a contract to purchase industrialized
housing, a written notice that states, in minimum 12-point bold print:
"The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation may not open or
investigate a consumer complaint or perform an inspection related
to industrialized housing more than two years after a successful final
on-site inspection of the installation of the housing." The written
notice shall also include the following information:
(A) the Registration number and registered name and
address of the industrialized builder;
(B) the registration number and registered name and
address of the manufacturer of the industrialized housing; and
(C) the name, mailing address, telephone number, and
web address of the department.
(2) At closing or within 15 days after a successful
final on-site inspection of construction of industrialized housing,
within the jurisdiction of a municipal inspection department:
(A) a copy of the record of final inspection from the
(B) the decal or insignia number for each modular section
of the house and the manufacturer's serial number for each modular
section of the house.
(3) At closing or within 15 days after a successful
final on-site inspection of construction of industrialized housing
outside the jurisdiction of a municipal inspection department, or
within a municipal jurisdiction without an inspection department,
a copy of the final on-site inspection report in accordance with §70.73.
(d) The registrant must allow the department, as part
of an inspection or investigation, to enter his business premises
during regular business hours and examine and copy any records that
relate directly or indirectly to the inspection or investigation being
conducted. The department may inspect all records, books and documents,
whether paper or electronic, pertaining to the agency's operation.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §70.78 adopted to be effective July 13, 1990, 15 TexReg 3741; amended to be effective December 1, 2003, 28 TexReg 10458; amended to be effective May 1, 2014, 39 TexReg 3412