Health & Safety Code Section 431.405
Qualifications for License
(a)The department may not issue a wholesale distributor license to an applicant without considering the minimum federal information and related qualification requirements published in federal regulations at 21 C.F.R. Part 205, including:
(1)factors in reviewing the qualifications of persons who engage in wholesale distribution, 21 C.F.R. Section 205.6;
(2)appropriate education and experience for personnel employed in wholesale distribution, 21 C.F.R. Section 205.7; and
(3)the storage and handling of prescription drugs and the establishment and maintenance of prescription drug distribution records, 21 C.F.R. Section 205.50.
(b)In addition to meeting the minimum federal requirements as provided by Subsection (a), to qualify for the issuance or renewal of a wholesale distributor license under this subchapter, the designated representative of an applicant or license holder must:
(1)be at least 21 years of age;
(2)have been employed full-time for at least three years by a pharmacy or a wholesale distributor in a capacity related to the dispensing or distributing of prescription drugs, including recordkeeping for the dispensing or distributing of prescription drugs;
(3)be employed by the applicant full-time in a managerial-level position;
(4)be actively involved in and aware of the actual daily operation of the wholesale distributor;
(5)be physically present at the applicant’s place of business during regular business hours, except when the absence of the designated representative is authorized, including sick leave and vacation leave;
(6)serve as a designated representative for only one applicant at any one time, except in a circumstance, as the department determines reasonable, in which more than one licensed wholesale distributor is colocated in the same place of business and the wholesale distributors are members of an affiliated group, as defined by Section 1504, Internal Revenue Code of 1986;
(7)not have been convicted of a violation of any federal, state, or local laws relating to wholesale or retail prescription drug distribution or the distribution of controlled substances; and
(8)not have been convicted of a felony under a federal, state, or local law.
Section 431.405 — Qualifications for License,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.431.htm#431.405 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).