Texas Education Code
Sec. § 1001.451
Prohibited Practices


A person may not:

(1)

use advertising that is false, misleading, or deceptive;

(2)

fail to notify the department of the discontinuance of the operation of a driver training school before the 15th working day after the date of cessation of classes and make available accurate records as required by this chapter;

(3)

issue, sell, trade, or transfer:

(A)

a uniform certificate of course completion or driver education certificate to a person or driver training school not authorized to possess the certificate;

(B)

a uniform certificate of course completion to a person who has not successfully completed an approved, six-hour driving safety course; or

(C)

a driver education certificate to a person who has not successfully completed a department-approved driver education course;

(4)

negotiate a promissory instrument received as payment of tuition or another charge before the student completes 75 percent of the course, except that before that time the instrument may be assigned to a purchaser who becomes subject to any defense available against the school named as payee; or

(5)

conduct any part of an approved driver education course or driving safety course without having an instructor physically present in appropriate proximity to the student for the type of instruction being given.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1276, Sec. 6.012(a), eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1044 (H.B. 1786), Sec. 50, eff. September 1, 2015.
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