Sec. 393.607. APPROVAL OR DENIAL OF APPLICATION. (a) The commissioner shall approve the application and issue to the applicant a license to operate as a credit access business for purposes of engaging in the activity to which this subchapter applies if the commissioner finds that:
(1) the financial responsibility, experience, character, and general fitness of the applicant are sufficient to:
(A) command the confidence of the public; and
(B) warrant the belief that the business will be operated lawfully and fairly, within the purposes of this subchapter; and
(2) the applicant has net assets of at least $25,000 available for the operation of the business as determined in accordance with Section 393.611.
(b) If the commissioner does not find the eligibility requirements of Subsection (a) have been met, the commissioner shall notify the applicant.
(c) If an applicant requests a hearing on the application not later than the 30th day after the date of notification under Subsection (b), the applicant is entitled to a hearing not later than the 30th day after the date of the request.
(d) The commissioner shall approve or deny the application not later than the 30th day after the date of the filing of a completed application with payment of the required fees, or if a hearing is held, after the date of the completion of the hearing on the application. The commissioner and the applicant may agree to a later date in writing.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1302 (H.B. 2594), Sec. 2, eff. January 1, 2012.Section: Previous 393.505 393.601 393.602 393.603 393.604 393.605 393.606 393.607 393.608 393.609 393.610 393.611 393.612 393.613 393.614 Next
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