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Texas Laws | Water Code
WATER CODE
TITLE 2. WATER ADMINISTRATION

(c) The commission may recognize, prepare, or administer continuing education programs for license holders, including continuing education programs made available through the Internet. (14972)

(d) The commission by rule shall provide a method for a person who holds a license prescribed by Section 26.0301 of this code or Section 341.033 or 341.034, Health and Safety Code, to certify at the time the license is renewed that the license holder has complied with the commission's continuing education requirements. (14973)

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 880, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001. (14974)

Amended by: (14975)

Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 149 (H.B. 965), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2011. (14976)

Sec. 37.009. FEES. (14977)(Text)

(a) The commission shall establish and collect fees to cover the cost of administering and enforcing this chapter and licenses and registrations issued under this chapter. (14978)

(b) Fees paid to the commission under this chapter shall be deposited in the state treasury to the credit of the commission occupational licensing account. (14979)

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 880, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001. (14980)

Sec. 37.010. ADVERTISING. (14981)(Text)

(a) The commission may not adopt rules restricting advertising or competitive bidding by a license or registration holder except to prohibit false, misleading, or deceptive practices. (14982)

(b) In its rules to prohibit false, misleading, or deceptive practices, the commission may not include a rule that restricts: (14983)

(1) the use of any medium for advertising; (14984)

(2) the use of a license or registration holder's personal appearance or voice in an advertisement; (14985)

(3) the use or duration of an advertisement by the license or registration holder; or (14986)

(4) the license or registration holder's advertisement under a trade name. (14987)

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 880, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001. (14988)

Sec. 37.011. COMPLAINTS. (14989)(Text)

The commission shall prepare and make available to the public information describing the procedures by which a person may submit licensing and registration complaints to the commission. (14990)

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 880, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001. (14991)

Sec. 37.012. COMPLIANCE INFORMATION. (14992)(Text)

In administering this chapter, the commission may require a person to provide information about other occupational licenses and registrations held by the person, including: (14993)

(1) the state in which the license or registration was issued; (14994)

(2) the current status of the license or registration; and (14995)

(3) whether the license or registration was ever denied, suspended, revoked, surrendered, or withdrawn. (14996)

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 880, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001. (14997)

Sec. 37.013. PRACTICE OF OCCUPATION. (14998)(Text)

A license or registration holder must engage in the business, occupation, or profession governed by the license or registration according to applicable laws and commission rules and orders. (14999)

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 880, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001. (15000)

Sec. 37.014. ROSTER OF LICENSE HOLDERS AND REGISTRANTS. (15001)(Text)

The commission shall maintain and make available to the public an official roster of persons who hold licenses and registrations issued under this chapter. (15002)

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 880, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001. (15003)

Sec. 37.015. POWER TO CONTRACT. (15004)(Text)

The commission may contract with persons to provide services required by this chapter. The commission may authorize contractors to collect reasonable fees for the services provided. (15005)

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 880, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001. (15006)

TITLE 3. RIVER COMPACTS (15007)(Text)

CHAPTER 41. RIO GRANDE COMPACT (15008)(Text)

Sec. 41.001. RATIFICATION. (15009)(Text)

The Rio Grande Compact, the text of which is set out in Section 41.009 of this code, was ratified by the legislature of this state in Chapter 3, page 531, Special Laws, Acts of the 46th Legislature, 1939, after having been signed at Santa Fe, New Mexico, on March 18, 1938, by M.C. Hinderlider, commissioner for the State of Colorado, Thos. M. McClure, commissioner for the State of New Mexico, and Frank B. Clayton, commissioner for the State of Texas, and approved by S.O. Harper, commissioner representing the United States. (15010)

Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 110, ch. 58, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1971. (15011)

Sec. 41.002. ORIGINAL COPY. (15012)(Text)

An original copy of the compact is on file in the office of the secretary of state. (15013)

Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 110, ch. 58, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1971. (15014)

Sec. 41.003. COMMISSIONER. (15015)(Text)

The governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, shall appoint a commissioner to represent this state on the commission established by Article XII of the compact. (15016)

Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 110, ch. 58, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1971. (15017)

Sec. 41.004. TERM OF OFFICE. (15018)(Text)

The commissioner holds office for a term of six (6) years and until his successor is appointed and has qualified. (15019)

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