Texas Agriculture Code
Sec. § 103.016
Board Conflict of Interest


(a)

An officer, employee, or paid consultant of a Texas trade association in the field of agriculture may not be a member of the board.

(b)

A person who is the spouse of an officer, manager, or paid consultant of a Texas trade association in the field of agriculture may not be a member of the board.

(c)

For the purposes of this section, a Texas trade association is a nonprofit, cooperative, and voluntarily joined association of business or professional competitors in this state designed to assist its members and its industry or profession in dealing with mutual business or professional problems and in promoting their common interest.

(d)

A person may not serve as a member of the board or act as the general counsel to the board if the person is required to register as a lobbyist under Chapter 305, Government Code, because of the persons activities for compensation on behalf of a profession related to the operation of the board.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 419, Sec. 1.23, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
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