|(a) A temporary training permit is valid for one year.
The department may extend the temporary training permit for an additional
period not to exceed one year. A temporary training permit may not
be extended more than once.
(b) To extend a temporary training permit, the temporary
training permit holder must:
(1) submit an extension request on a department-approved
form no later than 90 days after the expiration of the permit;
(2) submit a new or renewed supervision agreement for
the extension period; and
(3) pay the permit extension fee required under §112.110.
(c) To extend the permit, a temporary training permit
holder must successfully pass a criminal history background check
pursuant to Occupations Code, Chapters 51 and 53, and the department's
criminal conviction guidelines.
(d) A person whose permit has expired shall not practice
the fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments.
(e) A person whose permit has expired has 90 days after
the expiration date to request an extension from the department. After
that date, the person must apply for a new permit and must start over
at the beginning of the temporary training permit process as prescribed
under §112.50(e). This new permit will count as the person's
second permit under §112.50(e).
(f) A person who has been issued a second temporary
training permit under §112.50 may extend the second temporary
training permit once in accordance with this section.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §112.52 adopted to be effective October 1, 2016, 41 TexReg 4458; amended to be effective May 1, 2019, 44 TexReg 2155; amended to be effective September 1, 2020, 45 TexReg 6096