A person is not eligible for appointment as a public member of the commission if the person or the person’s spouse:
is registered, certified, or licensed by an occupational regulatory agency in the real estate industry;
is employed by or participates in the management of a business entity or other organization regulated by the commission or receiving funds from the commission;
owns or controls, directly or indirectly, more than a 10 percent interest in a business entity or other organization regulated by the commission or receiving funds from the commission; or
uses or receives a substantial amount of tangible goods, services, or funds from the commission, other than compensation or reimbursement authorized by law for commission membership, attendance, or expenses.Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1421, Sec. 2, eff. June 1, 2003.