Felony Restrictions by Code
Below is a listing of the Texas Codes that contain statutory restrictions on convicted felons. Click on a code to view the restrictions we have been able to identify within that code. We do not warrant this to be a complete listing of all restrictions for felons.
§36.132. Medicaid Fraud Prevention — Revocation Of Licenses
(a) In this section:
(1) "License" means a license, certificate, registration, permit, or other authorization that:
(A) is issued by a licensing authority;
(B) is subject before expiration to suspension, revocation, forfeiture, or termination by an issuing licensing authority; and
(C) must be obtained before a person may practice or engage in a particular business, occupation, or profession.
(2) "Licensing authority" means:
(A) the Texas Medical Board;
(B) the State Board of Dental Examiners;
(C) the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists;
(D) the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners;
(E) the Texas Board of Nursing;
(F) the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners;
(G) the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; or
(H) another state agency authorized to regulate a provider who receives or is eligible to receive payment for a health care service under the Medicaid program.
(b) A licensing authority shall revoke a license issued by the authority to a person if the person is convicted of a felony under Section 35A.02, Penal Code. In revoking the license, the licensing authority shall comply with all procedures generally applicable to the licensing authority in revoking licenses.
Note(s) Regarding This Legislation:
During the 79th Legislature (2005), SB 563(15) changed to refer to "Section 35A.02, Penal Code" and omitted reference to "Section 36.131." The Penal Code section is concerned with "Medicaid Fraud."
During the 80th Legislature (2007), HB 2426(70) amended Sec. 36.132.