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TITLE 22 EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 23TEXAS REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
CHAPTER 535GENERAL PROVISIONS
SUBCHAPTER RREAL ESTATE INSPECTORS
RULE §535.212Education and Experience Requirements for a License
ISSUE 06/12/2020
ACTION Proposed
Preamble Texas Admin Code Rule

(a)(No change.)

(b)Educational Requirements for a Professional Inspector License. To become licensed as a professional inspector, a person must satisfy the 130-hour education requirement for licensure by completing the courses required for licensure as a real estate inspector in subsection (a) of this section; and

  (1)(No change.)

  (2)8 additional hours in non-elective coursework in legal, ethics, SOPs, and report writing as defined in §535.218 of this title (relating to Continuing Education Required for Renewal); and

  (3)(No change.)

(c)(No change.)

(d)Substitute Experience Requirements for a Real Estate Inspector License.

  (1)A person may satisfy the substitute experience requirements for licensure as a real estate inspector as follows:

    (A)(No change.)

    (B)complete:

      (i)20 hours of field work through ride-along inspection course sessions as defined [dfined] in §535.213(g) of this title (relating Qualifying Real Estate Inspector Instructors and Courses); and

      (ii)(No change.)

  (2)(No change.)

(g)Education submitted under this section will only be accepted to satisfy the requirements for licensure if started before March 1, 2021 and completed and submitted in conjunction with an application filed by June 30, 2021.

The agency certifies that legal counsel has reviewed the proposal and found it to be within the state agency's legal authority to adopt.

Filed with the Office of the Secretary of State on May 27, 2020

TRD-202002164

Vanessa Burgess

General Counsel

Texas Real Estate Commission

Earliest possible date of adoption: July 12, 2020

For further information, please call: (512) 936-3284



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