(a) An institution may obtain and record on a form prescribed by the institution the medical history of a person to be employed by the institution.
(b) The institution may require that an individual may not be certified as an employee of the institution under this chapter until the individual:
(1) submits to a physical examination as provided by this section; and
(2) is certified by the examining physician or chiropractor to be physically fit to perform the duties and services to which the individual is to be assigned.
(c) The institution may designate a convenient number of licensed practicing physicians and chiropractors to perform physical examinations under this section.
(d) A physician or chiropractor designated under Subsection (c) who conducts an examination shall file with the institution a complete transcript of the examination. The transcript must be sworn to on a form provided by the institution.
(e) The institution shall maintain all reports and medical histories filed with the institution under this section as part of the institution’s permanent records.
Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.