Texas
Occupations Code
 
Section 1702.113:

General Qualifications For License, Certificate Of Registration, Or Security Officer Commission

(a) An applicant for a license, certificate of registration, endorsement, or security officer commission or the applicant's manager must be at least 18 years of age and must not:

(1)

at the time of application be charged with the commission of a Class A misdemeanor or felony offense, under an information or indictment;

(2)

have been found by a court to be incompetent by reason of a mental defect or disease and not have been restored to competency;

(3)

have been dishonorably discharged from the United States armed services, discharged from the United States armed services under other conditions determined by the board to be prohibitive, or dismissed from the United States armed services if a commissioned officer in the United States armed services; or

(4)

be required to register in this or any other state as a sex offender, unless the applicant is approved by the board under Section 1702.3615.

(b)

An applicant is ineligible for a license, certificate of registration, or commission if the applicant has charges pending for or has been convicted in any jurisdiction of a Class B misdemeanor for an offense determined by the board to be disqualifying if the fifth anniversary of the date of conviction has not occurred before the date of application, unless a full pardon has been granted for reasons relating to a wrongful conviction.

(c)

For purposes of this section, an offense under the laws of this state, another state, or the United States is considered a Class B misdemeanor if the offense is not a felony or Class A misdemeanor and the offense:

(1)

at the time of conviction was designated by a law of this state as a Class B misdemeanor;

(2)

contains all the elements of an offense designated by a law of this state as a Class B misdemeanor; or

(3)

provides as a possible punishment confinement in a jail other than a state jail felony facility.

(d)

For purposes of this section, "convicted" has the meaning provided in Section 1702.371.

(e)

Repealed by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1146, Sec. 4.102(7), eff. September 1, 2009.

Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 388, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1420, Sec. 14.592(a), eff. Sept. 1, 2001.

Amended by:

Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 906, Sec. 5, eff. September 1, 2007.

Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1146, Sec. 4.34, eff. September 1, 2009.

Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1146, Sec. 4.102(7), eff. September 1, 2009.

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