Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.504


The department shall maintain a system to promptly and efficiently act on complaints filed with the department regarding a violation of a law or rule governing a program or person subject to this subchapter. The department shall maintain information about parties to the complaint, the subject matter of the complaint, a summary of the results of the review or investigation of the complaint, and its disposition.


The department shall make information available describing its procedures for complaint investigation and resolution.


The department shall periodically notify the complaint parties of the status of the complaint until final disposition.


On written request, the department shall inform the person filing the complaint and each person who is a subject of the complaint of the status of the investigation unless the information would jeopardize an ongoing investigation.


The commission shall adopt rules to:


implement this section; and


establish a procedure for the investigation and resolution of complaints, including a procedure for documenting complaints to the department from the time of the submission of the initial complaint to the final disposition of the complaint.
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 595 (S.B. 616), Sec. 3.002, eff. September 1, 2019.
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