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RULE §535.208Application for a License
ISSUE 10/26/2007
ACTION Proposed
Preamble Texas Admin Code Rule

(a)A person desiring to be licensed shall file an application using forms prescribed by the commission. Prior to filing an application for a real estate inspector license or for a professional inspector license, the applicant must pay the required fee for evaluation of the education completed by the person and must obtain a written response from the commission showing the applicant meets current education requirements for the license. The commission may require an applicant to furnish materials such as source outlines, syllabi, course descriptions or official transcripts to verify course content or credit. The commission may not accept an application for filing if the application is materially incomplete or the application is not accompanied by the appropriate fee. The commission may not issue a license unless the applicant:

  (1) - (3)(No change.)

  (4)provides all supporting documentation or information requested by the commission in connection with the application; and[.]

   (5)submits proof of professional liability insurance, or any other insurance that provides coverage for violations of Subchapter G of Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 1102 (Chapter 1102), as required by Chapter 1102 and §535.211 of this title (relating to Professional Liability Insurance, or Any Other Insurance that Provides Coverage for Violations of Subchapter G of Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 1102).

(b)(No change.)

(c)The Texas Real Estate Commission adopts by reference the following forms approved by the commission. These forms are published by and available from the Texas Real Estate Commission, P.O. Box 12188, Austin, Texas 78711-2188:

  (1) - (3)(No change.)

  (4)Application for a License as a Professional Inspector, Form REI 6-9; and

  (5)Certificate of Insurance, Form REI 8-0 [ Business License Application for Professional Inspector License by a Limited Liability Company or Corporation, Form REI 7-0].

(d)An application shall be considered void and subject to no further evaluation or processing when one of the following events occurs.

  (1) - (3)(No change.)

   (4)The applicant fails to submit the required proof of professional liability insurance, or any other insurance that provides coverage for violations of Subchapter G of Chapter 1102, within 60 days after the commission makes written request for proof of insurance.

(e) - (f)(No change.)

This agency hereby certifies that the proposal 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 October 15, 2007


Loretta R. DeHay

General Counsel and Assistant Administrator

Texas Real Estate Commission

Earliest possible date of adoption: November 25, 2007

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

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