Health & Safety Code Section 242.307
(a)The licensing examination shall be prepared or approved by the department and shall be administered by the department to qualified applicants at least twice each calendar year. The department shall have the written portion of the examination, if any, validated by a testing professional.
(b)Not later than the 30th day after the date on which a licensing examination is administered under this subchapter, the department shall notify each examinee of the results of the examination. If an examination is graded or reviewed by a national or state testing service, the department shall notify examinees of the results of the examination not later than two weeks after the date the department receives the results from the testing service. If the notice of the examination results will be delayed for more than 90 days after the examination date, the department shall notify the examinee of the reason for the delay before the 90th day.
(c)If requested in writing by a person who fails the licensing examination, the department shall furnish the person with an analysis of the person’s performance on the examination.
(d)The executive commissioner may establish by rule additional educational requirements to be met by an applicant who fails the examination three times.
(b)The board shall:
(1)adopt and publish a code of ethics for nursing facility administrators;
(2)establish the qualifications of applicants for licenses and the renewal of licenses issued under this subchapter;
(3)spend funds necessary for the proper administration of the department’s assigned duties under this subchapter;
(4)establish reasonable and necessary fees for the administration and implementation of this subchapter; and
(5)establish a minimum number of hours of continuing education required to renew a license issued under this subchapter and periodically assess the continuing education needs of license holders to determine whether specific course content should be required.
(c)The board is the licensing authority for the healing arts, as provided by 42 U.S.C. Section 1396g, and shall meet the requirements of a state licensing agency for nursing facility practitioners, as provided by 42 C.F.R. Part 431, Subpart N.
Section 242.307 — Examination,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.242.htm#242.307 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).