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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 31TEXAS STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF DIETITIANS
CHAPTER 711DIETITIANS
SUBCHAPTER ALICENSED DIETITIANS
RULE §711.22License Suspension or Denial Relating to Child Support and Child Custody

(a) On receipt of a final court or attorney general's order suspending a license due to failure to pay child support or for failure to comply with the terms of a court order providing for the possession of or access to a child, the executive secretary shall immediately determine if the board has issued a license to the obligator named in the order, and, if a license has been issued:

  (1) record the suspension of the license in the board's records;

  (2) report the suspension as appropriate; and

  (3) demand surrender of the suspended license.

(b) The board shall implement the terms of a final court or attorney general's order suspending a license without additional review or hearing. The board will provide notice as appropriate to the licensee or to others concerned with the license.

(c) The board may not modify, remand, reverse, vacate, or stay a court or attorney general's order suspending a license issued under the Family Code, Chapter 232, and may not review, vacate, or reconsider the terms of an order.

(d) A licensee who is the subject of a final court or attorney general's order suspending his or her license is not entitled to a refund for any fee paid to the board.

(e) If a suspension overlaps a license renewal period, an individual with a license suspended under this section shall comply with the normal renewal procedures in the Act and this chapter; however, the license will not be renewed until subsections (g) and (h) of this section are met.

(f) An individual who continues to engage in the practice of dietetics or continues to use the titles "Licensed Dietitian," or the initials "L.D.," after the issuance of a court or attorney general's order suspending the license is liable for the same civil and criminal penalties provided for engaging in the prohibited activity without a license or while a license is suspended as any other license holder of the board.

(g) On receipt of a court or attorney general's order vacating or staying an order suspending a license, the executive secretary shall promptly issue the suspended license to the individual if the individual is otherwise qualified for the license.

(h) The individual shall pay a reinstatement fee in an amount equal to the annual renewal fee set out in §711.3 of this title (relating to Fees) prior to issuance of the license under subsection (g) of this section.

(i) In accordance with the Family Code §232.0135, the board shall deny the license renewal application of a license holder who has failed to pay child support or failed to comply with the terms of an order providing for the possession of or access to a child.


Source Note: The provisions of this §711.22 adopted to be effective August 19, 2009, 34 TexReg 5536

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