Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 253.004
Hearing; Order


If the employee requests a hearing, an administrative law judge of the State Office of Administrative Hearings shall conduct a hearing and the department shall give written notice of the hearing to the employee.


The administrative law judge must complete the hearing and the hearing record not later than the 120th day after the date the department receives a request for a hearing.


The hearings examiner shall make findings of fact and conclusions of law and shall promptly issue to the department a proposal for decision as to the occurrence of the reportable conduct.


Based on the findings of fact and conclusions of law and the recommendations of the hearings examiner, the department by order may find that the reportable conduct has occurred. If the department finds that the reportable conduct has occurred, the department shall issue an order on that determination.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 629, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1999. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1267, Sec. 9, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 363 (H.B. 2683), Sec. 6, eff. January 1, 2014.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.0806, eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 253.004 — Hearing; Order, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­253.­htm#253.­004 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 253.004’s source at texas​.gov