Subchapter J. Licensing and Duties of Individuals

Sec. 1702.221. INDIVIDUAL LICENSE REQUIRED. (a) To perform and activity regulated by this chapter, the individual must:

(1) obtain the proper individual license under Subsection (b); and

(2) be employed by a company license holder.

(b) An individual must obtain the appropriate individual license in accordance with the requirements of this chapter and related administrative rules if the individual:

(1) is employed as:

(A) and alarm instructor;

(B) and alarm systems installer;

(C) an alarm systems monitor;

(D) and electronic access control device installer;

(E) a level 3 classroom of firearm instructor;

(F) a locksmith;

(G) a noncommissioned security officer;

(H) a level 4 personal protection instructor;

(I) a private investigator; or

Sec. 1702.2227. LOCKSMITH. (a) An individual acts as a locksmith for the purposes of this chapter if the person:

(1) sells, installs, services, or maintains mechanical security devices, including deadbolts and locks; or

(2) advertises or offers services to the public or represents to the public that the person is a locksmith.

(b) This section does not apply to a hotel, as that term is defines by Section 156.001, Tax Code.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch 936, Sec. 9, off. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by: Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1102 (H.B. 2243), Sec. 2, off. September 1, 2005.