(a) The commission or executive director may refuse to issue a license to a person
and shall suspend, revoke, or refuse to renew the license of a person or shall reprimand
a person licensed under this chapter if the person:
(1) obtains a license by fraud, misrepresentation, or concealment of material facts;
(2) sells, barters, or offers to sell or barter a license;
(3) violates a rule adopted by the commission under this chapter;
(4) engages in unprofessional conduct as defined by commission rule that endangers
or is likely to endanger the health, welfare, or safety of the public;
(5) violates an order or ordinance adopted by a political subdivision under Chapter
243, Local Government Code; or
(6) violates this chapter.
(b) The commission or executive director shall revoke the license of a person licensed
as a massage therapist or massage therapy instructor if:
(1) the person is convicted of, enters a plea of nolo contendere or guilty to, or
receives deferred adjudication for an offense involving prostitution or another sexual
(2) the commission or executive director determines the person has practiced or administered
massage therapy at or for a sexually oriented business.
(c) The commission or executive director shall revoke the license of a person licensed
as a massage school or massage establishment if the commission or executive director
(1) the school or establishment is a sexually oriented business; or
(2) an offense involving prostitution or another sexual offense that resulted in a
conviction for the offense, a plea of nolo contendere or guilty to the offense, or
a grant of deferred adjudication for the offense occurred on the premises of the school
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