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(a) Any person, including a member of the board, may initiate the complaint process under this subchapter by submitting to the board a written allegation of a violation of this chapter on a form prescribed by the board.
(b) The board, on its own motion, may file a formal complaint against:
(1) a certified or licensed appraiser, an appraiser trainee, or a registrant under Subchapter G; or
(2) a person who engages in an activity for which a certificate or license is required under this chapter without holding a certificate or license.
(c) This subchapter and Subchapter K apply to a complaint filed under Subsection (b)(2) in the same manner as they apply to a complaint filed under Subsection (b)(1).
(d) An investigation of an alleged violation by a person licensed or certified under this chapter may not be terminated solely on the basis that the person fails to renew the certificate or license.
(e) The board may not conduct an investigation of a person certified, licensed, or registered under this chapter or Chapter 1104 for an allegation of a violation submitted to the board later than the fourth anniversary of the date the alleged violation occurred.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Occupations Code - OCC § 1103.451. Initiation of Complaint Process - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/occupations-code/occ-sect-1103-451/
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