|(a) Licenses and registrations are valid for three
years from the date of issuance, unless specified otherwise by Subchapters
B - L of this chapter (relating to Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers;
Customer Service Inspectors; Landscape Irrigators, Irrigation Technicians,
and Irrigation Inspectors; Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank Corrective
Action Project Managers and Specialists; Municipal Solid Waste Facility
Supervisors; On-Site Sewage Facilities Installers, Apprentices, Designated
Representatives, Maintenance Providers, Maintenance Technicians, and
Site Evaluators; Water Treatment Specialists; Underground Storage
Tank On-Site Supervisor Licensing and Contractor Registration; Wastewater
Operators and Operations Companies; Public Water System Operators
and Operations Companies; and Visible Emissions Evaluator Training
and Certification, respectively).
(b) The executive director may adopt a system under
which licenses or registrations expire on various dates.
(c) The license fee is $111 for a three-year license.
The total amount shall be paid with each initial and renewal application
and is nonrefundable. The initial fee is waived for military service
member, military veteran, or military spouse applicants if they:
(1) meet all other requirements for the license; or
(2) hold a current license issued by another jurisdiction
that has licensing requirements that are substantially equivalent
to the requirements for the license the applicant is applying for
in this state.
(d) Registration fees are established in the applicable
subchapters of this chapter.
(e) The executive director may charge a $20 fee to
process a duplicate certificate or pocket card.
(f) A convenience fee may be set by the executive director
or service provider for alternative fee payment methods. A person
using an alternative payment method is responsible for paying the
(g) An examination or reexamination fee may be charged
if the executive director designates an entity to administer the examinations.
(h) The executive director may charge an individual
requesting a criminal history evaluation letter under §30.13
of this title (relating to Eligibility of Certain Applicants for Occupational
Licenses or Registrations) a fee adopted by the commission. Fees adopted
by the commission under §30.13 of this title must be in an amount
sufficient to cover the cost of administering §30.13 of this
|Source Note: The provisions of this §30.30 adopted to be effective December 17, 2001, 26 TexReg 10330; amended to be effective September 27, 2007, 32 TexReg 6523; amended to be effective July 8, 2010, 35 TexReg 5894; amended to be effective July 10, 2014, 39 TexReg 5181; amended to be effective September 29, 2016, 41 TexReg 7489