Tex. Ins. Code Section 2053.205
Prohibited Conduct

A person who is employed by a policyholder who self-insures the deductible amount as provided by this subchapter may not be required to pay any portion of the deductible amount or be harassed, discharged, or otherwise discriminated against because the person, in good faith:


is considering initiating or has initiated a workers’ compensation claim;


has retained a representative to represent the person regarding a claim;


has testified or will testify at an administrative or judicial proceeding under Subtitle A, Title 5, Labor Code;


has reported a hazardous working condition or hazardous practice to the Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission; or


has taken or is considering taking any other action that may result in a requirement that the policyholder pay a deductible amount through a self-insurance plan.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 727 (H.B. 2017), Sec. 2, eff. April 1, 2007.

Source: Section 2053.205 — Prohibited Conduct, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­2053.­htm#2053.­205 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 2053.205’s source at texas​.gov