(a) The department shall notify a license holder of a disciplinary action or enforcement
action against the license holder not later than the 30th business day after the date
the department assigns a file number to the action, except that this subsection does
not apply to a file or action:
(1) that is the subject of a pending criminal investigation or prosecution; or
(2) about which the department makes a good faith determination that there is a credible
suspicion that there are ongoing or continuing acts of fraud by a person who is the
subject of the action.
(b) A notice required by Subsection (a) must provide a license holder fair notice
of the alleged facts known by the department on the date of the notice that constitute
grounds for the action.
(c) A disciplinary or enforcement action is automatically dismissed with prejudice,
unless the department serves a notice of hearing on the license holder not later than
the 60th business day after the date the department receives a hearing request from
the license holder.
(d) The department may provide information about an enforcement action, including
a copy of a notice issued under this section, to each title insurance agent or direct
operation with which an escrow officer has, or proposes to obtain, an appointment
under Section 2652.1511.
(e) Except as prohibited by Chapter 552, Government Code, or any other law, on the
date an enforcement action against an escrow officer becomes final, the department
shall provide information about the action, including a copy of a commissioner's order
or department warning issued under this section, to each title insurance agent or
direct operation for which the escrow officer holds appointment under Section 2652.1511.
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