Texas Occupations Code

Sec. § 1101.653
Grounds for Suspension or Revocation of Certificate


The commission may suspend or revoke a certificate of registration issued under this chapter if the certificate holder:

(1)

engages in dishonest dealing, fraud, unlawful discrimination, or a deceptive act;

(2)

makes a misrepresentation;

(3)

acts in bad faith;

(4)

demonstrates untrustworthiness;

(5)

fails to honor, within a reasonable time, a check issued to the commission after the commission has mailed a request for payment to the certificate holder’s last known address according to the commission’s records;

(6)

fails to provide to a party to a transaction a written notice prescribed by the commission that:

(A)

must be given before the party is obligated to sell, buy, lease, or transfer a right-of-way or easement; and

(B)

contains:

(i)

the name of the certificate holder;

(ii)

the certificate number;

(iii)

the name of the person the certificate holder represents;

(iv)

a statement advising the party that the party may seek representation from a lawyer or broker in the transaction; and

(v)

a statement generally advising the party that the right-of-way or easement may affect the value of the property; or

(7)

disregards or violates this chapter or a commission rule relating to certificate holders.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1421, Sec. 2, eff. June 1, 2003.
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