Health & Safety Code Section 247.041
Denial, Suspension, or Revocation of License
(a)The department, after providing notice and opportunity for a hearing to the applicant or license holder, may deny, suspend, or revoke a license if the department finds that the applicant, license holder, or a controlling person has:
(1)violated this chapter or a rule, standard, or order adopted or license issued under this chapter in either a repeated or substantial manner; or
(2)committed any act described by Sections 247.0451 (Administrative Penalty)(a)(2)-(6).
(b)The denial, suspension, or revocation of a license by the department and the appeal from that action are governed by the procedures for a contested case hearing under Chapter 2001 (Administrative Procedure), Government Code.
(c)The status of a person as an applicant for a license or as a license holder is preserved until final disposition of the contested matter, except as the court having jurisdiction of a judicial review of the matter may order in the public interest for the welfare and safety of the residents.
(d)A court having jurisdiction of a judicial review of the matter may not order arbitration, whether on motion of any party or on the court’s own motion, to resolve a dispute involving the denial, suspension, or revocation of a license under this section or the conduct with respect to which the denial, suspension, or revocation of the license is sought.
Section 247.041 — Denial, Suspension, or Revocation of License,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.247.htm#247.041 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).