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.
§31.002. Organization Of Department — Duties Of Department
In addition to the other duties required of the Texas Department of Insurance, the department shall:
(1) regulate the business of insurance in this state;
» Texas Administrative Code Rule 28 TAC 1.502(d)
28 TAC 1.502(d)- Licensing Persons with Criminal Backgrounds - The department may refuse to issue an original license or authorization and may revoke, suspend or refuse to renew a license or authorization if the department determines that the applicant or holder, or any partner, officer, director, member, manager, or any other person who has the right to control the applicant or holder, has committed a felony or misdemeanor, or has engaged in fraudulent or dishonest activity that directly relates to the duties and responsibilities of the licensed occupation.
Note(s) Regarding This Legislation:
During the 82nd Legislature (2011), HB 1915(1.001) amended Sec. 31.002.
The restrictions set by Texas Department of Insurance affect a wide range of employment; 28 TAC RULE 1.501, "applicants for, or holders of, any license, registration, permit, authorization, or certification, including temporary or training licenses or certificates, as agents, adjusters, public insurance adjusters, counselors, risk managers, reinsurance intermediaries, title agents, title escrow officers, title attorneys, utilization review agents, independent review organizations, viatical and life settlement registrants, workers' compensation health care networks, management contractors, and administrators."
The text of 28 TAC 1.502(b) also refers to designers and servicers of fire protection systems and equipment and persons engaged in the manufacturing, storing, selling and discharging of fireworks.
28 TAC 1.502(c) refers to all license holders regulated by the state fire marshal's office.