Texas Education Code
Sec. § 1001.453
Distribution of Written Information on Course Provider


A person may not distribute within 500 feet of a court with jurisdiction over an offense to which Article 45.0511 (Driving Safety Course or Motorcycle Operator Course Dismissal Procedures), Code of Criminal Procedure, applies written information that advertises a course provider.


The department may revoke the license of a course provider if the course provider or the course provider’s agent, employee, or representative violates this section.


This section does not apply to distribution of information:


by a court; or


to a court to advise the court of the availability of the course or to obtain approval of the course.


Subchapter F, Chapter 51 (Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation), Occupations Code, and Section 51.353 (License Denial; Administrative Sanctions), Occupations Code, do not apply to a violation of this section or a rule adopted under this section.


Section 51.352 (Injunctive Relief; Civil Penalty), Occupations Code, and Sections 1001.455 (Appeal of License Revocation)(a)(6) and 1001.554 (Presentation of Complaints by Board; Assistance at Trial) of this code do not apply to a violation of this section.
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. 51, eff. September 1, 2015.
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