Occ. Code Section 901.5045
(a)On determining that a license holder is engaged in or about to engage in an act of fraud or a violation of this chapter and that the license holder’s continued practice constitutes an immediate threat to the public welfare, the board may issue an order suspending the license holder’s license without notice or a hearing. The board shall immediately serve notice of the suspension on the license holder.
(b)The notice required by Subsection (a) must:
(1)be personally served on the license holder or be sent by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested, to the license holder’s last known address according the board’s records;
(2)state the grounds for the suspension; and
(3)inform the license holder of the right to a hearing on the suspension order.
(c)A license holder whose license is suspended under this section is entitled to request a hearing on the suspension not later than the 30th day after the date of receipt of notice of the suspension. Not later than the fifth day after the date a hearing is requested, the board shall issue a notice of hearing as provided by Section 901.509 (Notice of Hearing).
(d)The hearing shall be held not later than the fifth day after the date notice of hearing is issued, unless the parties agree to a later date. A hearing on a suspension order under this section is subject to Chapter 2001 (Administrative Procedure), Government Code. If the hearing is before an administrative law judge, after the hearing, the administrative law judge shall recommend to the board whether to uphold, vacate, or modify the suspension order.
(e)A suspension order issued under this section remains in effect until further action is taken by the board. If the administrative law judge’s recommendation under Subsection (d) is to vacate the order, the board shall determine whether to vacate the order not later than the second day after the date of the recommendation.
Section 901.5045 — Emergency Suspension,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.901.htm#901.5045 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).