Texas Occupations Code
Sec. § 1101.356
Broker License: Experience and Education Requirements


(a)

An applicant for a broker license must provide to the commission satisfactory evidence that the applicant:

(1)

has had at least four years of active experience in this state as a license holder during the 60 months preceding the date the application is filed; and

(2)

has successfully completed at least 60 semester hours, or equivalent classroom hours, of postsecondary education, including:

(A)

at least 18 semester hours or equivalent classroom hours of qualifying real estate courses, two semester hours of which must consist of a real estate brokerage course completed not more than two years before the application date; and

(B)

at least 42 semester hours of qualifying real estate courses or related courses accepted by the commission.

(b)

Subsection (a) does not apply to an applicant who, at the time of application, is licensed as a real estate broker by another state that has license requirements comparable to the requirements of this state.

(b-1)

The commission by rule shall establish what constitutes active experience for purposes of this section and Section 1101.357 (Broker License: Alternate Experience Requirements for Certain Applicants).

(c)

Repealed by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1064, Sec. 24, eff. September 1, 2011.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1421, Sec. 2, eff. June 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1276, Sec. 14A.152(b), eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 297 (H.B. 1530), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1064 (S.B. 747), Sec. 8, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1064 (S.B. 747), Sec. 24, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1158 (S.B. 699), Sec. 35, eff. January 1, 2016.
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