Common Complaints Against Texas Chiropractors

The Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners (TBCE) licenses skilled chiropractors and enforces the standards of chiropractic care in the state of Texas. In its September 2018 Board Report, the TBCE reported a summary of disciplinary actions for dates ranging from March 1, 2018 through August 31, 2018. During that time period, the Board reports that…

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Is Fingerprinting Now Required for All Texas Veterinarians?

Texas law now requires all licensed veterinarians, licensed veterinary technicians (LVTs), and licensed equine dental providers (EDPs) to submit fingerprints to the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. Veterinary Licensing Act § 801.267. The fingerprints will be used to perform a criminal history record check. New applicants have been required to submit fingerprints with their…

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Proposed Changes to Classroom Teacher Certification Standards in Texas

The Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) proposes amendments relating to classroom teacher certification standards. The SBEC is authorized by Texas law to ensure all candidates for teacher certification demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to improve the performance of the diverse population of the state. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Based Certification…

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Medication Errors: Joint Position Statement of the Texas Board of Nursing & Board of Pharmacy

Errors in prescribing or administering medications are serious problems and can endanger the lives of patients. “Medication errors” occur when a drug has been inappropriately prescribed, dispensed, or administered. The fact is, medication errors may occur in any health care setting. The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) and the Texas State Board of Pharmacy issued…

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Defending Your Restaurant Against TABC License Violation Allegations

The alcoholic beverage industry is regulated by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC). TABC is responsible for permitting and licensing restaurants, bars, and other establishments that plan to serve alcohol. TABC also regulates sales, taxation, manufacturing, importing, transporting, and advertising of alcoholic beverages in Texas. If a complaint is brought against your restaurant, TABC will…

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