Occ. Code Section 51.4011
(a)The commission may adopt rules to allow a license holder to place a license issued by the department on inactive status by:
(1)submitting, on a form prescribed by the department, an application for inactive status to the department not later than the expiration date of the license; and
(2)paying the required fee.
(b)Except as provided by Subsection (f), a person whose license is on inactive status is not required to complete continuing education required under this chapter, a law establishing a program regulated by the department, or a rule adopted by the commission.
(c)A person whose license is on inactive status may reapply for inactive status before the expiration date of the license. The person must pay the required fee.
(d)A person whose license is on inactive status may not engage in any activity for which the license is required.
(e)A license holder may not employ a person for an activity for which a license is required if the person’s license is on inactive status.
(f)A person whose license is on inactive status may return the license to active status by:
(1)applying to the department for active status on a form prescribed by the department;
(2)paying the required fee; and
(3)providing evidence satisfactory to the department that the person has completed the number of hours of continuing education that would otherwise have been required for a renewal of an active license for the preceding license period.
(g)The commission may set fees and adopt rules as necessary to implement this section.
Section 51.4011 — Inactive Status,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.51.htm#51.4011 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).