Occ. Code Section 301.453
Disciplinary Authority of Board; Methods of Discipline
(a)If the board determines that a person has committed an act listed in Section 301.452 (Grounds for Disciplinary Action)(b), the board shall enter an order imposing one or more of the following:
(1)denial of the person’s application for a license, license renewal, or temporary permit;
(2)issuance of a written warning;
(3)administration of a public reprimand;
(4)limitation or restriction of the person’s license, including:
(A)limiting to or excluding from the person’s practice one or more specified activities of nursing; or
(B)stipulating periodic board review;
(5)suspension of the person’s license;
(6)revocation of the person’s license; or
(7)assessment of a fine.
(b)In addition to or instead of an action under Subsection (a), the board, by order, may require the person to:
(1)submit to care, counseling, or treatment by a health provider designated by the board as a condition for the issuance or renewal of a license;
(2)participate in a program of education or counseling prescribed by the board, including a program of remedial education;
(3)practice for a specified period under the direction of a registered nurse or vocational nurse designated by the board;
(4)perform public service the board considers appropriate; or
(5)abstain from the consumption of alcohol or the use of drugs and submit to random periodic screening for alcohol or drug use.
(c)The board may probate any penalty imposed on a nurse and may accept the voluntary surrender of a license. The board may not reinstate a surrendered license unless it determines that the person is competent to resume practice.
(d)If the board suspends, revokes, or accepts surrender of a license, the board may impose conditions for reinstatement that the person must satisfy before the board may issue an unrestricted license.
Section 301.453 — Disciplinary Authority of Board; Methods of Discipline,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.301.htm#301.453 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).