Felony Restrictions by Profession/Business License
Below is a listing of the professions that the library has been able to identify as having restrictions for convicted felons. We do not warrant this to be a complete listing of all restrictions for felons.
Health and Safety Code
§1001.075. Perfusionists — Rules
The executive commissioner may adopt rules reasonably necessary for the department to administer this chapter, consistent with the memorandum of understanding under Section 531.0055(k), Government Code, between the commissioner and the executive commissioner, as adopted by rule.
» Texas Administrative Code Rule 25 TAC 140.14
Note(s) Regarding This Legislation:
(a) Criminal convictions which directly relate to the profession of perfusion.
(1) The department may suspend or revoke an existing license, disqualify a person from receiving a license, refuse to renew a license, or deny to a person the opportunity to be examined for a license because of a person's conviction of a felony or misdemeanor if the crime directly relates to the duties and responsibilities of a licensee.
(2) In considering whether a criminal conviction directly relates to the occupation of a licensed perfusionist or provisional licensed perfusionist, the department shall consider:
(A) the nature and seriousness of the crime;
(B) the relationship of the crime to the purposes for licensure as a perfusionist or provisional perfusionist. The following felonies and misdemeanors listed in clauses (i) - (iv) of this subparagraph relate to the license of a perfusionist or provisional perfusionist because these criminal offenses indicate an inability or a tendency to be unable to perform as a licensed perfusionist or a provisional licensed perfusionist:
(i) the misdemeanor of knowingly or intentionally acting as a licensed perfusionist or provisional licensed perfusionist without a license under the Act, §15, Texas Occupations Code, §603.452.
(ii) a misdemeanor or a felony offense involving moral turpitude;
(iii) a conviction relating to health care fraud or individual excluded from the Medicare or Medicare programs due to Medicare or Medicaid fraud;
(iv) a misdemeanor or felony offense under the following titles of the Texas Penal Code:
(I) offenses against the person (Title 5);
(II) offenses against property (Title 7);
(III) offenses against public order and decency (Title 9);
(IV) offenses against public health, safety, and morals (Title 10);
(V) offenses of attempting or conspiring to commit any of the offenses in this subsection (Title 4); and
(VI) insurance claim fraud under the Penal Code, §32.55; and
(v) the misdemeanors and felonies listed in clauses (i) - (iii) of this subparagraph are not inclusive in that the department may consider other particular crimes in special cases in order to promote the intent of the Act and these sections;