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TITLE 37PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
PART 7TEXAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER 217ENROLLMENT, LICENSING, APPOINTMENT, AND SEPARATION
RULE §217.3Application for License and Initial Report of Appointment

(a) An agency appointing an individual who does not hold a commission license must file an application for the appropriate license with the commission. The application must be approved with a license issuance date before the individual is appointed or commissioned. The application must be completed, signed, and filed with the commission by the agency's chief administrator or designee.

(b) An application for a license or initial report of appointment must be submitted in an application format currently accepted by the commission.

(c) An agency that files an application for licensing must keep on file and in a format readily accessible to the commission a copy of the documentation necessary to show each licensee appointed by that agency met the minimum standards for licensing, including weapons proficiency for peace officers.

(d) An agency must retain records required under subsection (c) of this section for a minimum of five years after the licensee's termination date with that agency. The records must be maintained in a format readily accessible to the commission.

(e) An agency failing to appoint an individual within 30 days after submitting an application must report a termination of employment in the current commission format.

(f) The effective date of this section is January 17, 2013.


Source Note: The provisions of this §217.3 adopted to be effective March 1, 2001, 26 TexReg 227; amended to be effective June 1, 2004, 29 TexReg 3816; amended to be effective March 1, 2008, 33 TexReg 282; amended to be effective January 1, 2012, 36 TexReg 8990; amended to be effective January 17, 2013, 37 TexReg 10252

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