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New Instructor Training Unavailable Until Further Notice

Effective May 17, 2023, there are no authorized training course providers for court-ordered program instructors. This means that new applicants will be unable to complete the training needed to apply for a new court-ordered programs instructor license. TDLR is reviewing ways to enhance the training courses to improve user experiences by updating the course delivery… Read More about New Instructor Training Unavailable Until Further Notice

Call for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to Participate in the Education Workgroup for the Texas Court Ordered Education Program (COP)

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) is looking for SMEs to volunteer to serve on the Education Workgroup for all Court Ordered Education Programs. The Education Workgroup will be responsible for helping the department determine best practices, required updates to curriculum, designation of appropriate resources to be used within the COP program, and advice on… Read More about Call for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to Participate in the Education Workgroup for the Texas Court Ordered Education Program (COP)

TDLR Seeks Industry Input for Enforcement Plan

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) Enforcement division is developing an enforcement plan for the Offender Education Program industry and is seeking input from anyone involved in the industry. The enforcement plan, which is required by Texas Occupations Code, §51.302(c), sets out the ranges of penalties and license sanctions that apply to alleged… Read More about TDLR Seeks Industry Input for Enforcement Plan

Revised Fees, License Names, and Endorsement Changes

Starting on October 23, 2022, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation will implement revised fees, license names and endorsement changes for the Offender Education Programs. The program is now called Court-Ordered Programs. The changes come as a result of the implementation of Senate Bill 1480 and the September 1, 2022 adoption of new rules for Court Ordered Programs… Read More about Revised Fees, License Names, and Endorsement Changes

Commission Adopts Rules

The Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation adopted amendments to existing rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 90, Subchapter A, §90.1; Subchapter B, §90.21; Subchapter D, §90.40; Subchapter E, §§90.51-90.54; Subchapter F, §90.80; and Subchapter G, §§90.91-90.94; new rules at Subchapter A, §90.10; Subchapter B, §§90.20, 90.22-90.28; Subchapter C, §§90.30-90.34; Subchapter D, §§90.41-90.49;… Read More about Commission Adopts Rules