Determining TDLR Administrative Penalties: What Factors Does the Department Consider?

The Texas Department of Licensing and Registration (TDLR) licenses and regulates over forty professions in Texas. As the licensing body, the agency handles complaints against licensees and is empowered to impose sanctions against those it licenses, including administrative penalties for alleged rule violations. Pursuant to the Texas Occupations Code, §51.302(c), the TDLR established an enforcement…