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(a) The enforcement committee may approve, without board approval, the application for a license, endorsement, or registration of a person who has a criminal conviction if the enforcement committee finds that the criminal conviction does not directly relate to the duties and responsibilities of the business of plumbing in accordance with the rules adopted by the board under Section 1301.4521.
(b) If the enforcement committee determines that a person is ineligible for a license, endorsement, or registration based on the person's criminal conviction, the person may request a hearing before an administrative law judge of the State Office of Administrative Hearings to review the enforcement committee's determination.
(c) After receipt of the administrative law judge's proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law, the board shall determine the applicant's eligibility. The board shall provide an applicant who is denied a license a written statement containing the reasons for the board's action.
(d) An applicant who has a criminal conviction may appear before the board or the enforcement committee to present information relating to the applicant's criminal conviction.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Occupations Code - OCC § 1301.4522. Review of Application - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/occupations-code/occ-sect-1301-4522.html
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