Texas Government Code - Section 2252.901. Contracts With Former Or Retired Agency Employees
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§ 2252.901. CONTRACTS WITH FORMER OR RETIRED AGENCY
EMPLOYEES. (a) A state agency may not enter into an employment
contract, a professional services contract under Chapter 2254, or a
consulting services contract under Chapter 2254 with a former or
retired employee of the agency before the first anniversary of the
last date on which the individual was employed by the agency, if
appropriated money will be used to make payments under the
contract. This section does not prohibit an agency from entering
into a professional services contract with a corporation, firm, or
other business entity that employs a former or retired employee of
the agency within one year of the employee's leaving the agency,
provided that the former or retired employee does not perform
services on projects for the corporation, firm, or other business
entity that the employee worked on while employed by the agency.
(b) and (c) Repealed by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 715, §
3(3), eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
(d) In this section:
(1) "Employment contract" includes a personal
services contract regardless of whether the performance of the
contract involves the traditional relationship of employer and
employee. The term does not apply to an at-will employment
relationship that involves the traditional relationship of
employer and employee.
(2) "Retired agency employee" means a person:
(A) whose last state service before retirement
was for the state agency with which the retiree contracts to perform
(B) who is a retiree of:
(i) the employee class of membership of the
Employees Retirement System of Texas; or
(ii) the Teacher Retirement System of
Texas, the majority of whose service was credited in that system in
a position with a state agency.
(3) "State agency" includes a "public senior college
or university," as that term is defined by Section 61.003,
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1306, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1998.
Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1499, § 1.36, eff. Sept. 1,
1999; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 715, § 3(3), eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
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