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(a) The presiding officer of the commission shall appoint a disciplinary panel consisting of three commission members to determine whether a person's license to practice under this chapter should be temporarily suspended.
(b) If the disciplinary panel determines from the information presented to the panel that a person licensed to practice under this chapter would, by the person's continued practice, constitute a continuing threat to the public welfare, the panel shall temporarily suspend the license of that person.
(c) A license may be suspended under this section without notice or hearing on the complaint if:
(1) institution of proceedings for a contested case hearing is initiated simultaneously with the temporary suspension; and
(2) a hearing is held under Chapter 2001, Government Code, and this chapter as soon as possible.
(d) Notwithstanding Chapter 551, Government Code, the disciplinary panel may hold a meeting by telephone conference call if immediate action is required and convening the panel at one location is inconvenient for any member of the panel.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Occupations Code - OCC § 1101.662. Temporary Suspension - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/occupations-code/occ-sect-1101-662.html
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