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§ 402.00125. Prohibition On Certain Employment Or Representation

(a) A former commissioner or former employee of the division involved in hearing cases under this title may not:

(1) be employed by an insurance carrier that was subject to the scope of the commissioner’s or employee’s official responsibility while the commissioner or employee was associated with the division; or

(2) represent a person before the division or a court in a matter:

(A) in which the commissioner or employee was personally involved while associated with the division; or

(B) that was within the commissioner’s or employee’s official responsibilities while the commissioner or employee was associated with the division.

(b) The prohibition under Subsection (a)(1) applies until the:

(1) second anniversary of the date the commissioner ceases to serve as the commissioner; and

(2) first anniversary of the date the employee’s employment with the division ceases.

(c) The prohibition under Subsection (a)(2) applies to a current commissioner or employee of the division while the commissioner or employee is involved in hearing cases under this title and at any time thereafter.

(d) A person commits an offense if the person violates this section. An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), § 1.004, eff. September 1, 2005.

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Title:

§ 402.00125. Prohibition On Certain Employment Or Representation

Code:

Labor Code

Status:

Current

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