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Summary of Proposed Rule Changes

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation proposes changes to the rules at 16 TAC, Chapter 67, Auctioneers. For information on the proposed rule changes and how you can submit public comments, please see the documents below: The Department will accept comments on the proposed rule changes until April 29, 2024.

TDLR Seeks Auctioneers to Volunteer for the Auctioneer Advisory Board

If you’re an auctioneer who’s concerned about the future of the industry, we need you! The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) is looking for four licensed auctioneers who will agree to serve as volunteers on the Auctioneer Advisory Board. You may ask why you should give up work or family time to serve as an uncompensated member… Read More about TDLR Seeks Auctioneers to Volunteer for the Auctioneer Advisory Board

Auctioneer Education and Recovery Fund Fee to Be Assessed In 2023

The Auctioneer Education and Recovery Fund is established by the State of Texas and managed by TDLR to provide compensation to individuals who are harmed by the actions of a licensed auctioneer. To ensure compliance with Auctioneer law and rules, TDLR reviews the balance of the Auctioneer Education and Recovery Fund each year to determine… Read More about Auctioneer Education and Recovery Fund Fee to Be Assessed In 2023

Auctioneer Program Study – Licensee Survey

You are invited to take this survey to help the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) and the State Legislature learn more about the Auctioneers Program. Participating in this survey is completely voluntary, and there are no negative consequences if you do not participate. If you start the survey, you can always change your mind and stop… Read More about Auctioneer Program Study – Licensee Survey

Notice to Auction Schools

In light of current health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) will recognize courses from licensed Auction Schools taught via distance learning to satisfy the licensing requirements in 67.20. Schools using technologies such as videos, electronic learning, virtual learning, and other practices to deliver the… Read More about Notice to Auction Schools

COVID-19: Continuing Education Waived

TDLR continuing education requirements are waived for all individual licenses expiring in March, April, and May 2020. Licensees still need to submit their renewal applications, pay the required fees, and TDLR will check their criminal histories, but they will not need to complete any TDLR-required continuing education this licensing cycle. (§51.405, Occupations Code) Note: TDLR… Read More about COVID-19: Continuing Education Waived

Important Information About the Auctioneer Recovery Fund

Reminder: The Auctioneer Education and Recovery Fund is established by the State of Texas and managed by TDLR to provide compensation to individuals who are harmed by the actions of a licensed auctioneer. To ensure compliance with Auctioneer law and rules, TDLR reviews the balance of the Auctioneer Education and Recovery Fund each year to determine… Read More about Important Information About the Auctioneer Recovery Fund