Texas Human Resources Code - Section 21.0061. Liaisons To Faith-Based Organizations
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§ 21.0061. LIAISONS TO FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS. (a)
The commissioner shall designate one department employee in each of
the department's administrative regions to serve as a liaison to
faith-based organizations in the region with the potential ability
to provide community services for the needy.
(b) The commissioner shall ensure that the primary function
of each employee designated as a liaison under this section is to:
(1) communicate with faith-based organizations
regarding the need for private community services to benefit
persons in need of assistance who would otherwise require financial
or other assistance under public programs administered by the
(2) promote the involvement of faith-based
organizations in working to meet community needs for assistance;
(3) coordinate the department's efforts to promote
involvement of faith-based organizations in providing community
services with similar efforts of other state agencies.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 401, § 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1999.
Last modified: August 11, 2007