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.
§801.402. Veterinarians — General Grounds For License Denial Or Disciplinary Action
A person is subject to denial of a license or to disciplinary action under Section 801.401 if the person:
(1) presents to the board dishonest or fraudulent evidence of the person's qualifications;
(2) commits fraud or deception in the examination process or to obtain a license;
(3) is chronically or habitually intoxicated, chemically dependent, or addicted to drugs;
(4) engages in dishonest or illegal practices in, or connected with, the practice of veterinary medicine or the practice of equine dentistry;
(5) is convicted of a felony under the laws of this state, another state, or the United States;
Note(s) Regarding This Legislation:
During the 82nd Legislature, HB 414 amended Sec. 801.402.
§801.406. Veterinarians — Required Disciplinary Action For Certain Felony Convictions
(a) On conviction of a license holder of a felony under Section 485.033, Health and Safety Code, or Chapter 481 or 483 of that code, the board shall, after conducting an administrative hearing in which the fact of conviction is determined, impose a penalty as provided by Section 801.401. The board shall set the amount of the penalty to match the seriousness of the conviction.