Administrative Policy Writing
“It has come to our attention that your license is up for renewal. 20 Tex.
Admin. Code § 1.144.”
If we look up 20 Tex. Admin. Code § 1.144 in the TAC, does it say this
particular architect’s license is up for renewal?
Of course not.
This sentence is an improper citation.
The writer was being lazy – skipping over an
The rule says that licenses are up for renewal ever five years.
Your license will be five years old this August.
Therefore, your license will be up for renewal in August.