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Texas Local Government Code - Section 83.003. Continuing Education

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§ 83.003. CONTINUING EDUCATION. (a) Within one year after the date on which a person first takes office as county treasurer, the county treasurer must successfully complete an introductory course of instruction in the performance of the duties of county treasurer. (b) After completion of the first year in office, a county treasurer must successfully complete in each 12-month period at least 20 hours of continuing education in the performance of the duties of county treasurer. (c) The introductory course required by Subsection (a) and the continuing education required by Subsection (b) must be sponsored or cosponsored by an accredited public institution of higher education. (d) To satisfy the requirement of Subsection (b), a county treasurer may carry forward from one 12-month period to the next not more than 10 continuing education hours that the county treasurer completes in excess of the required 20 hours. (e) For purposes of removal under Subchapter B, Chapter 87, "incompetency" in the case of a county treasurer includes the failure to complete a course in accordance with this section. Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 42, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 313, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001; Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 875, § 1, eff. June 17, 2005; Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 1094, § 15, eff. Sept. 1, 2005.

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