Texas Education Code - EDUC § 1001.151. Application, License, and Registration Fees

(a) The commission by rule shall establish application, license, and registration fees.  The fees must be in amounts sufficient to cover administrative costs and are nonrefundable.  The department shall collect the application, license, and registration fees.

(b) The commission by rule shall establish a fee for:

(1) an initial driver education school license and for each branch location;

(2) an initial driving safety school license;

(3)  an initial course provider license, except that the executive director may waive the fee;

(4) the annual renewal for a course provider, driving safety school, driver education school, or branch location, except that the executive director may waive the fee if revenue generated by the issuance of course completion certificate numbers and driver education certificates is sufficient to cover the cost of administering this chapter and Article 45.0511, Code of Criminal Procedure ;

(5) a change of address of a driver education school, driving safety school, or course provider;

(6) a change of name of:

(A) a driver education school or course provider or an owner of a driver education school or course provider;  or

(B) a driving safety school or owner of a driving safety school;

(7) each additional driver education or driving safety course at a driver training school;  and

(8) an initial application for approval of a driving safety course that has not been evaluated by the department.

(c) An application for an initial driver education or driving safety instructor license must be accompanied by a processing fee and an annual license fee, except that the department may not collect the processing fee from an applicant for a driver education instructor license who is currently teaching a driver education course in a public school in this state.

(d) The commission shall establish the amount of the fee for a duplicate license.

(e) The commission may establish a fee for an application for approval to offer a driver education course .


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