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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 34TEXAS STATE BOARD OF SOCIAL WORKER EXAMINERS
CHAPTER 781SOCIAL WORKER LICENSURE
SUBCHAPTER ELICENSE RENEWAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
RULE §781.501General

(a) A license must be renewed biennially.

(b) A licensee must have fulfilled any continuing education requirements that this chapter prescribes in order to renew a license.

(c) Each person who holds a license is responsible for renewing the license and shall not be excused from paying penalty fees for late renewal. Failure to receive notice from the board does not waive payment of penalty fees.

(d) The board may deny the license renewal of a licensee who is in violation of the Act, or this chapter, at the time of renewal application.

(e) A person whose license has expired shall not use the terms or titles described in the Act, §505.351. The person shall return his or her license to the board.

(f) The deadlines established for renewals, late renewals, and penalty fees are based on the postmarked date or electronic submission date by which the licensee submits documentation.

(g) The board shall deny renewal if required by the Education Code, §57.491 (relating to Defaults on Guaranteed Student Loans).

(h) The board upon receipt of a final court or attorney general's order will suspend a license due to failure to pay child support per the Family Code, Chapter 232, regarding suspension of licenses. The individual must pay the reinstatement fee set out in §781.316 of this title (relating to Fees).

(i) A license must be renewed and in good standing prior to the licensee obtaining a different category of licensure.


Source Note: The provisions of this §781.501 adopted to be effective January 27, 2011, 36 TexReg 242

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