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Texas Structural Pest Control Laws and Regulations

OCCUPATIONS CODE
TITLE 12. PRACTICES AND TRADES RELATED TO WATER, HEALTH, AND SAFETY
SUBTITLE B. PRACTICES RELATED TO HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHAPTER 1951. STRUCTURAL PEST CONTROL

SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL PROVISIONS

 

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1951.001. SHORT TITLE
1951.002. DEFINITIONS
1951.0021 STRUCTURAL PEST CONTROL SERVICE
1951.003. BUSINESS OF STRUCTURAL PEST CONTROL
1951.004. DIRECT SUPERVISION
1951.005. LOCAL REGULATION OF PESTICIDE SALE OR USE
1951.006. APPLICABILITY OF FEES TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
1951.007 APPLICABILITY OF AGRICULTURE CODE LICENSING PROVISIONS

SUBCHAPTER B. EXEMPTIONS

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1951.051. INDIVIDUAL PERFORMING PEST CONTROL WORK ON OWN OR EMPLOYER’S PREMISES
1951.052. PERSON PERFORMING PEST CONTROL WORK ON PERSON’S DWELLING
1951.053. PERSON PERFORMING PEST CONTROL WORK OTHERWISE REGULATED BY DEPARTMENT
1951.054. PERSON PERFORMING PEST CONTROL WORK ON AGRICULTURAL LAND
1951.055. PERSON USING PEST CONTROL CHEMICALS FOR HOUSEHOLD USE
1951.056. BEEKEEPERS
1951.057. FALCONERS
1951.058. ACTIVITIES NOT INVOLVING PESTICIDES
1951.059. ACTIVITIES INVOLVING MINIMAL RISK OF HARM

SUBCHAPTER C. STRUCTURAL PEST CONTROL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

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1951.101 COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
1951.102. ELIGIBILITY OF PUBLIC MEMBERS
1951.103. MEMBERSHIP RESTRICTIONS
1951.104. DUTIES OF COMMITTEE
1951.105. RULES GOVERNING COMMITTEE; COMMITTEE MEETINGS
1951.106. APPLICABILITY OF OTHER LAW TO COMMITTEE

SUBCHAPTER E. POWERS AND DUTIES OF DEPARTMENT RELATING TO STRUCTURAL PEST CONTROL

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1951.201. SOLE LICENSING AUTHORITY; FEES
1951.203. STANDARDS AND CRITERIA FOR LICENSES
1951.204. SUBPOENA AUTHORITY
1951.205. ENVIRONMENTAL RULES
1951.206. RULES RESTRICTING ADVERTISING OR COMPETITIVE BIDDING
1951.207. INSPECTION OF LICENSE HOLDERS
1951.208. MISAPPLICATION OF PESTICIDES
1951.209.  AVAILABILITY OF CERTAIN INFORMATION
1951.210. PRETREATMENT INSPECTION SERVICE; FEES; LIABILITY
1951.211. CONSULTATION WITH INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES EXPERT
1951.212. INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS

SUBCHAPTER F. PUBLIC INTEREST INFORMATION AND COMPLAINT PROCEDURES

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1951.251. PUBLIC INTEREST INFORMATION
1951.252. COMPLAINTS
1951.253. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
1951.254. PUBLIC INFORMATION PROGRAM
1951.255. ENFORCEMENT INFORMATION

SUBCHAPTER G. LICENSE REQUIREMENTS, ISSUANCE, AND RENEWAL

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1951.301. STRUCTURAL PEST CONTROL BUSINESS LICENSE REQUIRED
1951.302. CERTIFIED COMMERCIAL APPLICATOR’S LICENSE
1951.303. CERTIFIED NONCOMMERCIAL APPLICATOR’S LICENSE
1951.304. TECHNICIAN LICENSE
1951.305. APPLICATION
1951.306. WAIVER FOR APPLICANT LICENSED IN ANOTHER STATE
1951.307. LICENSE RENEWAL
1951.308. LICENSE EXPIRATION
1951.309. FEE FOR INITIAL OR RENEWAL LICENSE
1951.312. LIABILITY INSURANCE; EXCEPTIONS
1951.313. MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT
1951.314. LICENSE NOT TRANSFERABLE
1951.315. CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

SUBCHAPTER H. TRAINING

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1951.351. TECHNICIAN TRAINING PROGRAM
1951.352. NEW DEVELOPMENTS; PROOF OF STUDY
1951.353. FEES RELATED TO TRAINING PROGRAMS

SUBCHAPTER I. EXAMINATIONS

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1951.401. EXAMINATION FOR CERTIFIED APPLICATOR’S LICENSE
1951.402. EXAMINATION FOR TECHNICIAN LICENSE
1951.403. EXAMINATION FEE
1951.404. LIST OF STUDY MATERIALS AND SEMINARS
1951.405. EXAMINATION RESULTS
1951.406. EXAMINATION POLICY

SUBCHAPTER J. PRACTICE BY LICENSE HOLDER

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1951.451. CONTRACT FOR PEST CONTROL SERVICES
1951.452. RECORDS OF LICENSE HOLDER
1951.453. PEST CONTROL INFORMATION FOR INDOOR TREATMENTS: RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY
1951.454. PEST CONTROL INFORMATION FOR INDOOR TREATMENTS: WORKPLACE
1951.455. PEST CONTROL INFORMATION FOR INDOOR TREATMENTS: CERTAIN OTHER BUILDINGS
1951.456. PEST CONTROL INFORMATION FOR INDOOR TREATMENTS; RULES; EXCEPTION
1951.457. PEST CONTROL INFORMATION FOR OUTDOOR TREATMENTS
1951.458. PRACTICE BY NONCOMMERCIAL APPLICATOR OR TECHNICIAN
1951.459. PEST CONTROL SERVICES FOR CERTAIN BUILDINGS

SUBCHAPTER K. DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES

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1951.501. DISCIPLINARY POWERS OF COMMISSIONER RELATING TO STRUCTURAL PEST CONTROL
1951.502. RIGHT TO HEARING
1951.503. JUDICIAL REVIEW
1951.504. SETTLEMENT OF CONTESTED CASES
1951.505. EFFECT OF REVOCATION
1951.506. EMERGENCY SUSPENSION

SUBCHAPTER M. OTHER PENALTIES AND ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS

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1951.601. ENFORCEMENT ACTION FOR MISAPPLICATION OF PESTICIDES
1951.602. CIVIL PENALTY; INJUNCTION
1951.603. CRIMINAL PENALTY

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Texas SPCS Laws and Regulations

Table of Contents

Division 1 General Provisions
7.112 Settlement of Contested Cases
7.113 Settlement of Consumer Complaints
7.114 Definitions of Terms
7.115 Structural Pest Control Enforcement

Division 2 Licensing
7.121 Persons Required to Secure License
7.122 Application for Licensing, Registration, Certification and Approval
7.123 Insurance Requirement
7.124 Resident Agent
7.125 Examinations
7.126 License Expiration and Renewal
7.127 Fees
7.128 Loss of Responsible Certified Applicator or Business License Holder
7.129 Licensing of Persons with Criminal Backgrounds
7.131 Certified Noncommercial Applicator Restrictions
7.133 Technician License Requirements
7.134 Continuing Education Requirements for Certified Applicators
7.135 Criteria and Evaluation of Continuing Education

Division 3 Compliance and Enforcement
7.141 Identification of Licensees and Apprentices
7.142 Employee Registration
7.143 Employee supervision
7.144 Pest Control Use Records
7.145 Contracts
7.146 Pest Control Sign (aka 48 Hr Notification)
7.147 Consumer Information Sheet
7.148 Responsibilities of Unlicensed Persons for Posting and Notification
7.149 Inspections
7.150 General standards for Use of Pesticides
7.151 General Standards for Storage and Disposal of Pesticides
7.152 Advertising
7.153 Reduced Impact Pest Control Service
7.154 Incidental use Situation Fact Sheet
7.156 Entry and Access

Division 4 Unlawful Acts and Grounds For Revocation
7.161 Grounds for Revocation, Suspension, Penalties, Reprimanding, Refusal to Examine, Refusal to Issue or Renew Licenses
7.162 Suspension or Revocation
7.163 Unlawful Acts

Division 5 Treatment Standards [Wood Destroying Insect]
7.172 Subterranean Termite Post Construction Treatments
7.173 Subterranean Termite Pre-Construction Treatments
7.174 Termite Treatment Disclosure Documents
7.175 Wood Destroying Insect Report Inspection Procedures
7.176 Real Estate Transaction Inspection Reports
7.177 Posting Notice of Inspection
7.178 Structural Fumigation Requirements

Division 6 Structural Pest Control Advisory Committee
7.191 Purpose of the Committee
7.192 Rules Governing Operation of the Committee
7.193 Appointment of Committee Members
7.194 Additional Qualifications for Committee Members
7.195 Disqualification of Members
7.196 Committee Meetings

Division 7 Integrated Pest Management Program for School Districts
7.201 Responsibility of School Districts to Adopt an IPM Program
7.202 Responsibilities of the IPM Coordinator
7.203 Responsibilities of Certified Applicators and Licensed Technicians
7.204 Pesticide Use in School Districts
7.205 Incidental Use for Schools
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