Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 555.053
Appointment of Independent Ombudsman


The governor shall appoint the independent ombudsman for a term of two years expiring February 1 of odd-numbered years.


The governor may appoint as independent ombudsman only an individual with at least five years of experience managing and ensuring the quality of care and services provided to individuals with an intellectual disability.


A person appointed as independent ombudsman may be reappointed.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 284 (S.B. 643), Sec. 22, eff. June 11, 2009.
Amended by:
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 573 (S.B. 747), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2013.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.1351, eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 555.053 — Appointment of Independent Ombudsman, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­555.­htm#555.­053 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 555.053’s source at texas​.gov