Texas Government Code - Section 2255.001. Rules
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§ 2255.001. RULES. (a) A state agency which is authorized by statute to accept money from a private donor or for which a private organization exists that is designed to further the purposes and duties of the agency shall adopt rules governing the relationship between: (1) the donor or organization; and (2) the agency and its employees. (b) Rules adopted under this section shall govern all aspects of conduct of the agency and its employees in the relationship, including: (1) administration and investment of funds received by the organization for the benefit of the agency; (2) use of an employee or property of the agency by the donor or organization; (3) service by an officer or employee of the agency as an officer or director of the donor or organization; and (4) monetary enrichment of an officer or employee of the agency by the donor or organization. (c) A rule adopted under this section may not conflict with or supersede a requirement of a statute regulating: (1) the conduct of an employee of a state agency; or (2) the procedures of a state agency. (d) A newly created state agency shall adopt rules under this section as soon as possible after its creation. (e) In this section, "state agency" means a department, commission, board, office, or other agency in the executive branch of state government created by the constitution or a statute of this state, including a university system or an institution of higher education as defined by Section 61.003, Education Code. Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
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