Texas Agriculture Code
Sec. § 12.024
Late Renewal of License or Registration


(a)

A person who is otherwise eligible to renew a license or registration may renew an unexpired license or registration by paying the required renewal fee to the department before the expiration date of the license or registration. A person whose license or registration has expired may not engage in activities that require a license or registration until the license or registration has been renewed under the provisions of this section.

(b)

If the persons license or registration has been expired for 90 days or less, the person may renew the license or registration by paying to the department 1-1/2 times the required renewal fee.

(c)

If the persons license or registration has been expired for longer than 90 days but less than one year, the person may renew the license or registration by paying to the department two times the required renewal fee.

(d)

If the persons license or registration has been expired for one year or longer, the person may not renew the license or registration. The person may obtain a new license or registration by submitting to reexamination, if applicable, and complying with the requirements and procedures for obtaining an original license or registration.

(e)

If the person was licensed or registered in this state, moved to another state, and is currently licensed or registered and has been in practice in the other state for the two years preceding application, the person may renew an expired license or registration without reexamination, if required. The person must pay to the department a fee that is equal to two times the required renewal fee for the license or registration.

(f)

At least 30 days before the expiration of a persons license or registration, the department shall attempt to send notice of the impending license or registration expiration to the person at the license holders or registrants last known e-mail or physical address according to the records of the department.

(g)

The department by rule shall set fees required by this section.
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 230, Sec. 13, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 419, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 650, Sec. 3, eff. Aug. 30, 1993; Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 1016, Sec. 10, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 419, Sec. 2.04, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 924 (H.B. 1494), Sec. 2.01, eff. September 1, 2013.
Source
Last accessed
Oct. 21, 2019