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TITLE 22 EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 23TEXAS REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
CHAPTER 535GENERAL PROVISIONS
SUBCHAPTER AGENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF LICENSURE
RULE §535.4Temporary Emergency Salesperson License
ISSUE 09/30/2005
ACTION Emergency
EMERGENCY RENEWAL Effective Through: 03/11/2006
Preamble Texas Admin Code Rule

(a)By the proclamation issued September 1, 2005, by the Governor of the State of Texas, the Texas Real Estate Commission may issue a Temporary Emergency Salesperson License to individuals who meet the following requirements:

  (1)The applicant is currently licensed as a Broker or Salesperson, is in good standing, and has no current or pending disciplinary actions in the states of Louisiana, Mississippi, or Alabama;

  (2)The applicant is unable to continue to practice or reside in Louisiana, Mississippi, or Alabama as a result of Hurricane Katrina;

  (3)The Commission has not previously disapproved or revoked the applicant's license in Texas; and

  (4)The applicant has submitted to the commission in writing a Temporary Emergency Salesperson License Application described in this section.

(b)A Temporary Emergency Salesperson License Application shall consist of the following items:

  (1)Temporary Emergency Salesperson License Application form;

  (2)Verification of current licensure from home jurisdiction;

  (3)Verification of current disciplinary status from home jurisdiction; and

  (4)Sponsorship by a Texas real estate broker licensed on a non-emergency basis.

(c)Except as provided in this section, a Temporary Emergency Salesperson License holder shall be subject to all other rules, laws, and legal requirements to which a holder of a standard license is subject.

(d)A Temporary Emergency Salesperson License issued under this section shall be valid until March 31, 2006, and may not be renewed.

(e)An applicant that has been issued a Temporary Emergency Salesperson License may apply for a standard license using the standard license application process.

(f)Temporary Emergency Salesperson License applications may be accepted for the effective duration of the proclamation by the Governor of the State of Texas.

(g)The fee, education, experience, and examination requirements of Texas Occupations Code Chapter 1101 have been waived for a Temporary Emergency Salesperson License by proclamation by the Governor of the State of Texas.

This agency hereby certifies that the emergency adoption has been reviewed by legal counsel and found to be within the agency's legal authority to adopt.

Filed with the Office of the Secretary of State on September 13, 2005

TRD-200504028

Loretta DeHay

General Counsel

Texas Real Estate Commission

Effective Date: September 13, 2005

For further information, please call: (512) 465-3900



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