|(a) A motor vehicle dealer licensing education course
provider must be a Texas institution of higher education, as defined
by Education Code, §61.003, or a motor vehicle trade association
domiciled in this state.
(b) The licensing education course must be approved
by the department and must include information on the laws and rules
applicable to motor vehicle dealers and the consequences of violating
those laws and rules.
(c) The licensing education course must consist of
at least 6 hours of online instruction for new applicants and 3 hours
of online instruction for renewal applicants.
(d) The cost for the licensing education course must
not exceed $150 per person. A trade association course provider may
not charge a different rate to a nonmember.
(e) The course provider must issue a certificate of
completion to each person who successfully completes the licensing