Pending Rule Changes for Texas Chiropractors

Texas chiropractors are licensed and regulated by the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners (TBCE). The Board functions to ensure that chiropractors have a strong understanding of their profession and ethical expectations. Recently the Board voted to propose rule changes and those are now pending adoption. The proposed rule changes address a number of important concerns…

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San Antonio Contractors Busted in Undercover Sting Operation

Texas was part of a multi-state sting against unlicensed contractors. As a result of the San Antonio undercover sting operation, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) will file at least 47 enforcement cases against unlicensed electricians and air conditioning contractors. The enforcement effort was coordinated by the National Association of State Contractors Licensing…

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Complexities of Occupational License Defense Matters

If a licensing board in Texas is investigating you for allegation of wrongdoing, violating a board rule, or other malfeasance, your career is in jeopardy. Make no mistake: even a single complaint against you with the licensing board can ruin your career. Complexities of Occupational License Defense Matters Our firm represents professionals defend their licenses…

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Texas Law Enforcement & Licensing Eligibility Based on Military Discharge Status

The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) regulates law enforcement personnel, corrections officers, and public security officers in Texas. TCOLE rules are found in the Texas Administrative Code. TCOLE shall issue a license to applicants who meet the statutory standards. Licensing Eligibility Based on Military Discharge Status for Texas Law Enforcement Officers One of the…

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Consumer Complaints & Department Complaints: Both Investigated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Registration

Dozens of professionals in Texas are regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). By statute, the TDLR is mandated to investigate and resolve complaints received against licensees of the programs it administers. Complaints against TDLR licensees can come from a number of places. The three major sources are consumer complaints, internal referrals…

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Alternative Dispute Resolution: Resolving Contested Licensing Board Cases Referred to the State Office of Administrative Hearings

Texas licensing boards investigate complaints filed against the individuals and entities they license. When a complaint moves forward to investigation and is not resolved informally, or when the licensee requests a hearing, then the case will be forwarded to the Texas State Office of Administrative Hearing (SOAH) for formal hearing. SOAH hears all types of…

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TDLR Disciplinary Actions

An individual or business entity licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) is subject to the rules and regulations pertaining to their specific program. The TDLR regulates over forty programs and professions in Texas. Any holder of a license may be subject to TDLR disciplinary action based upon a complaint filed against…

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