Texas Agriculture Code
Sec. § 101.012
Revocation, Modification, or Suspension of License or Identification Card


(a)

The department shall revoke, modify, or suspend a license or identification card, assess an administrative penalty, place on probation a person whose license or identification card has been suspended, or reprimand a licensee or the transporting or buying agent of a licensee for a violation of this chapter or a rule adopted by the department under this chapter.

(b)

If a suspension of a license or identification card is probated, the department may require the person to:

(1)

report regularly to the department on matters that are the basis of the probation;

(2)

limit practice to the areas prescribed by the department; or

(3)

continue or renew professional education until the person attains a degree of skill satisfactory to the department in those areas that are the basis of the probation.

(c)

If the department proposes to revoke, modify, or suspend a person’s license or identification card, the person is entitled to a hearing conducted under Section 12.032 (Cooperation With State Office of Administrative Hearings). The decision is appealable in the same manner as provided for contested cases under Chapter 2001 (Administrative Procedure), Government Code.
Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 1255, ch. 388, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1981. Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 230, Sec. 112, eff. Sept. 1, 1989; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 5.95(49), eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 419, Sec. 3.21, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
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