Tex. Ins. Code Section 501.055
Grounds for Removal


It is a ground for removal from office if the public counsel:


does not have at the time of appointment or maintain during service as public counsel the qualifications required by Section 501.052 (Qualifications);


violates a prohibition established by Section 501.053 (Business Interest; Service as Public Counsel), 501.054 (Lobbying Activities), 501.056 (Prohibited Representation or Employment), or 501.102 (Trade Associations); or


cannot, because of illness or disability, discharge the public counsel’s duties for a substantial part of the public counsel’s term.


The validity of an action of the office is not affected by the fact that the action is taken when a ground for removal of the public counsel exists.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1274, Sec. 2, eff. April 1, 2005.

Source: Section 501.055 — Grounds for Removal, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­501.­htm#501.­055 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 501.055’s source at texas​.gov