(a) Appeals judges, in a three-member panel, shall conduct administrative appeals proceedings.
(b) An appeals judge must be licensed to practice law in this state.
(c) An appeals judge may not conduct a benefit review conference or a contested case hearing.
Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), § 3.191, eff. September 1, 2005.