Tex. Labor Code Section 412.035
Dispute Resolution


(a)

The board shall develop and implement a policy to encourage the use of:

(1)

negotiated rulemaking procedures under Chapter 2008 (Negotiated Rulemaking), Government Code, for the adoption of office rules; and

(2)

appropriate alternative dispute resolution procedures under Chapter 2009 (Alternative Dispute Resolution for Use by Governmental Bodies), Government Code, to assist in the resolution of internal and external disputes under the office’s jurisdiction.

(b)

The office’s procedures relating to alternative dispute resolution must conform, to the extent possible, to any model guidelines issued by the State Office of Administrative Hearings for the use of alternative dispute resolution by state agencies.

(c)

The board shall designate a trained person to:

(1)

coordinate the implementation of the policy adopted under Subsection (a);

(2)

serve as a resource for any training needed to implement the procedures for negotiated rulemaking or alternative dispute resolution; and
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 407 (S.B. 908), Sec. 10, eff. September 1, 2007.

Source: Section 412.035 — Dispute Resolution, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LA/htm/LA.­412.­htm#412.­035 (accessed Apr. 20, 2024).

Accessed:
Apr. 20, 2024

§ 412.035’s source at texas​.gov