Sec. 301.006. LICENSE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL SERVICE. (a) A professional association or foreign professional association may provide a professional service in this state only through owners, managerial officials, employees, or agents, each of whom:
(1) is a professional individual; and
(2) is licensed in this state to provide the same professional service provided by the entity.
(b) A professional entity or foreign professional entity, other than a professional association or foreign professional association, may provide a professional service in this state only through owners, managerial officials, employees, or agents, each of whom is an authorized person.
(c) An individual may not, under the guise of employment, provide a professional service in this state unless the individual is licensed to provide the professional service under the laws of this state.
(d) This section may not be construed to prohibit a professional entity or foreign professional entity from employing nurses or from employing individuals who do not, according to general custom and practice, ordinarily provide a professional service, including clerks, secretaries, bookkeepers, technicians, or assistants. To the extent this subsection conflicts with any other law, this subsection controls.
Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 182, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 64 (H.B. 1319), Sec. 98, eff. January 1, 2006.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 688 (H.B. 1737), Sec. 136, eff. September 1, 2007.Section: Previous 301.001 301.002 301.003 301.004 301.005 301.006 301.007 301.008 301.009 301.010 301.011 Next
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