Texas Occupations Code - OCC § 1053.252. Grounds for Disciplinary Action

A person is subject to disciplinary action under Section 1053.251 for:

(1) violating this subtitle or a board rule adopted under this subtitle that applies to interior designers;

(2) being convicted of a felony or of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude;

(3) using fraud or deceit in obtaining or attempting to obtain a certificate of registration;

(4) committing an act of recklessness, gross incompetency, or misconduct in the practice of interior design;

(5) practicing in a manner detrimental to the public health, safety, or welfare;

(6) advertising in a manner that tends to deceive or defraud the public;

(7) aiding or abetting any person not registered under this subtitle in violating this subtitle;

(8) failing to provide or to timely provide to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation any document designated by Chapter 469, Government Code, as a document the person is required to provide to the department;

(9) giving false or forged evidence to the board or a member of the board in obtaining or assisting another person to obtain a certificate of registration;

(10) using or attempting to use as the person's own the certificate of registration of another person;  or

(11) acting dishonestly in the practice of interior design.


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