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(a) If it appears to the board that a person is engaging in an act or practice that constitutes the practice of public accountancy without a license under this chapter, the board, after notice and an opportunity for a hearing, may issue a cease and desist order prohibiting the person from engaging in that activity.
(b) A violation of an order under this section constitutes grounds for imposition of an administrative penalty under Subchapter L. 1 Notwithstanding Section 901.552, the amount of an administrative penalty for a violation of an order under this section may not exceed $25,000.
(c) The board by rule shall adopt a schedule for purposes of this section that prescribes ranges in the amounts of administrative penalties to be imposed for specified types of conduct and circumstances that violate an order under this section.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Occupations Code - OCC § 901.601. Cease and Desist Order - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/occupations-code/occ-sect-901-601/
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