Texas Education Code
Sec. § 1001.056
Uniform Certificates of Course Completion


(a)

In this section, "operator" means a person approved by a course provider to conduct an approved driving safety course.

(b)

The department shall provide each licensed course provider with course completion certificate numbers to enable the provider to issue department-approved uniform certificates of course completion.

(b-1)

Certificate numbering under Subsection (b) must be serial.

(c)

The commission by rule shall provide for the design of the certificates and the distribution of certificate numbers in a manner that, to the greatest extent possible, prevents the unauthorized production or the misuse of the certificates or certificate numbers.

(c-1)

A course provider shall provide for the issuance of original and duplicate certificates in a manner that, to the greatest extent possible, prevents the unauthorized production or the misuse of the certificates.

(d)

A certificate under this section must:

(1)

be in a form required by the department; and

(2)

include an identifying number by which the department, a court, or the Department of Public Safety may verify its authenticity with the course provider.

(e)

The commission by rule shall establish a fee for each course completion certificate number. A course provider that supplies a certificate to an operator shall collect from the operator a fee equal to the amount of the fee paid to the department for the certificate number.

(f)

A course provider license entitles a course provider to purchase certificate numbers for only one approved driving safety course.

(g)

A course provider shall issue a duplicate certificate by United States mail or commercial or electronic delivery. The commission by rule shall determine the amount of the fee for issuance of a duplicate certificate under this subsection.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1276, Sec. 6.012(a), eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 928 (H.B. 468), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1044 (H.B. 1786), Sec. 11, eff. September 1, 2015.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 584 (S.B. 848), Sec. 2, eff. June 9, 2017.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 990 (H.B. 912), Sec. 2, eff. June 15, 2017.
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