OCCUPATIONS CODE


TITLE 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO LICENSING


CHAPTER 57. REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSING AGENCIES


The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see S.B. 1995, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting the following section.


Sec. 57.001. DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:

(1) "License" means a license, certificate, registration, permit, or other form of authorization required by law or a state agency rule that must be obtained by an individual to engage in a particular business, occupation, or profession.

(2) "State agency" means a department, board, bureau, commission, committee, division, office, council, or agency of the state.

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1092, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.

The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see S.B. 1995, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting the following section.


Sec. 57.002. REQUIREMENTS FOR GOVERNING BOARD MEMBERSHIP. A person may not be required to be a member of a private trade association as a precondition to serving as a member of the governing board of a state agency that issues a license or otherwise regulates a business, occupation, or profession.

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1092, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.