Tex. Occ. Code Section 263.006
Suspension or Revocation Required for Certain Drug Offenses


The board shall suspend a license holder’s license issued under this subtitle on proof that the person has been:


initially convicted of:


a felony;


a misdemeanor under Chapter 22 (Assaultive Offenses), Penal Code, other than a misdemeanor punishable by fine only;


a misdemeanor on conviction of which a defendant is required to register as a sex offender under Chapter 62 (Sex Offender Registration Program), Code of Criminal Procedure;


a misdemeanor under Section 25.07 (Violation of Certain Court Orders or Conditions of Bond in a Family Violence, Child Abuse or Neglect, Sexual Assault or Abuse, Indecent Assault, Stalking, or Trafficking Case), Penal Code; or


a misdemeanor under Section 25.071 (Violation of Protective Order Preventing Offense Caused by Bias or Prejudice), Penal Code; or


subject to an initial finding by the trier of fact of guilt of a felony under:


Chapter 481 (Texas Controlled Substances Act) or 483 (Dangerous Drugs), Health and Safety Code;


Section 485.033 (Inhalant Paraphernalia), Health and Safety Code; or


the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 (21 U.S.C. Section 801 et seq.).


On final conviction for an offense described by Subsection (a), the board shall revoke the person’s license.


The board may not reinstate or reissue a license suspended or revoked under this section unless an express determination is made that the reinstatement or reissuance of the license is in the best interests of the public and the person whose license was suspended or revoked. The board must base that determination on substantial evidence contained in an investigative report.
Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 388, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 810 (S.B. 610), Sec. 7, eff. September 1, 2005.

Source: Section 263.006 — Suspension or Revocation Required for Certain Drug Offenses, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.­263.­htm#263.­006 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 263.006’s source at texas​.gov