Texas Finance Code

Sec. § 15.2041
Training Program


(a)

A person who is appointed to and qualifies for office as a member of the commission may not vote, deliberate, or be counted as a member in attendance at a meeting of the commission until the person completes a training program that complies with this section.

(b)

The training program must provide the person with information regarding:

(1)

the legislation that created the department;

(2)

the programs, functions, rules, and budget of the department;

(3)

the results of the most recent formal audit of the department;

(4)

the requirements of laws relating to open meetings, public information, administrative procedure, and conflicts of interest;

(5)

any applicable ethics policies adopted by the department or the Texas Ethics Commission; and

(6)

the basic principles and responsibilities of credit union management.

(c)

A person appointed to the commission is entitled to reimbursement under Section 15.207 (Expenses and Compensation of Commission Members), as if the person were a member of the commission, for travel expenses incurred in attending the training program, regardless of whether the attendance at the program occurs before or after the person qualifies for office.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 7.07(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 695 (H.B. 2735), Sec. 4, eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1317 (H.B. 2774), Sec. 28(e), eff. September 1, 2009.
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