Tex. Gov't Code Section 615.075


An employing entity shall provide written notice to an eligible survivor to whom this subchapter may apply of the survivor’s rights under this subchapter not later than the 10th day after the date of the decedent’s death. Not later than the 150th day after the date of the decedent’s death, the employing entity shall send a subsequent written notice under this subsection by certified mail to any eligible survivor who has not already elected to purchase or continue to purchase coverage on or before that date.


If an eligible survivor is a minor child, the employing entity shall also, at the same time, provide the notice to the child’s parent or guardian, unless, after reasonable effort, the parent or guardian cannot be located.


To receive coverage under this subchapter, the employing entity must be informed not later than the 180th day after the date the decedent died that the eligible survivor elects to purchase or continue to purchase coverage.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 5.13(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 55 (S.B. 872), Sec. 5, eff. May 19, 2009.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 50 (S.B. 423), Sec. 7, eff. May 12, 2011.

Source: Section 615.075 — Notice, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­615.­htm#615.­075 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 615.075’s source at texas​.gov