Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 161.055
Appointment of Commission


(a)

The commission is composed of:

(1)

five members, each of whom is appointed by the county judge or a county commissioner; and

(2)

five members appointed by the commissioners court, with one member appointed from a list of nominees submitted by each of the following entities:

(A)

the county civil service commission;

(B)

a bar association in the county;

(C)

the sheriff’s civil service commission;

(D)

a dispute resolution center in the county that is affiliated with a council of governments; and

(E)

a human resources management association in the county.

(a-1)

The commissioners court shall designate the entities described by Subsections (a)(2)(B), (D), and (E) that may submit nominees for membership on the commission. If a designated entity does not wish to submit nominees, the commissioners court shall select a similar entity that has experience with grievance or mediation structures or processes.

(b)

Not later than the 60th day after the date of the order creating the commission as provided in Section 161.051 (Creation of Commission by Order) or Section 161.054 (Result of Election):

(1)

the county judge and each county commissioner shall each appoint one member of the commission; and

(2)

each entity described by Subsection (a)(2) or alternate entity designated under Subsection (a-1) shall deliver to the commissioners court the entity’s nominees for membership on the commission.

(c)

The commissioners court shall set the date for the first meeting of the initial members. The first meeting must be set not earlier than the 60th day after the date of the order creating the commission and not later than the 90th day after the date of that order.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 799 (S.B. 1368), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2009.

Source: Section 161.055 — Appointment of Commission, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­161.­htm#161.­055 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

161.001
Applicability of Chapter
161.002
Definitions
161.003
Conflict with Civil Service Agreement
161.051
Creation of Commission by Order
161.052
Creation of Commission by Election
161.053
Ballot
161.054
Result of Election
161.055
Appointment of Commission
161.056
Eligibility
161.057
Terms
161.058
Vacancies
161.059
Meetings
161.060
Removal of Commission Member
161.061
Legal Representation
161.101
General Powers
161.102
Advisory Opinions
161.103
Public Interest Information
161.104
Commission Member Education and Training
161.105
Education and Training for Persons Covered by Ethics Code
161.106
Certain Discussions of Pending Complaints Prohibited
161.107
Disclosure of Certain Contracts
161.151
Definitions
161.152
Complaint Procedures and Hearings
161.153
Hearings and Settlement
161.154
Categorization of Violations
161.155
Filing of Complaint
161.156
Processing of Complaint
161.157
Retaliation Against County Employee Reporting Violation of Ethics Code Prohibited
161.158
Preliminary Review: Initiation
161.159
Preliminary Review: Response by Respondent
161.160
Preliminary Review: Written Questions
161.161
Preliminary Review and Preliminary Review Procedures
161.162
Preliminary Review Hearing: Procedure
161.163
Preliminary Review Hearing: Resolution
161.164
Formal Hearing: Standard of Evidence
161.165
Formal Hearing: Subpoenas and Witnesses
161.166
Formal Hearing: Procedure
161.167
Formal Hearing: Resolution
161.168
Status of Complaint
161.169
Extension of Deadline
161.170
Subpoena
161.171
Status of Complainant
161.172
Applicability of Other Acts
161.173
Confidentiality
161.174
Availability of Commission Orders on Internet
161.201
Order
161.202
Civil Penalty for Delay or Violation
161.203
Waiver or Reduction of Penalty
161.204
Notification of Regulatory or Supervisory Entity
161.205
Civil Penalty for Frivolous or Bad-faith Complaint
161.206
Factors Considered for Assessment of Sanction
161.207
Appeals
161.208
Delivery of Record to Reviewing Court
161.209
Cost of Preparing Commission Record
161.210
Collections
161.301
Petition for Dissolution of Commission
161.302
Dissolution Election
161.303
Dissolution of Commission
161.304
Saving Provisions
161.0591
Chair
161.1551
Standing Preliminary Review Committee

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 161.055’s source at texas​.gov