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GOVERNMENT CODE


TITLE 10. GENERAL GOVERNMENT


SUBTITLE F. STATE AND LOCAL CONTRACTS AND FUND MANAGEMENT


CHAPTER 2255. PRIVATE DONORS OR ORGANIZATIONS


Sec. 2255.001. RULES. (a) A state agency which is authorized by statute to accept money from a private donor or for which a private organization exists that is designed to further the purposes and duties of the agency shall adopt rules governing the relationship between:

(1) the donor or organization; and

(2) the agency and its employees.

(b) Rules adopted under this section shall govern all aspects of conduct of the agency and its employees in the relationship, including:

(1) administration and investment of funds received by the organization for the benefit of the agency;

(2) use of an employee or property of the agency by the donor or organization;

(3) service by an officer or employee of the agency as an officer or director of the donor or organization; and

(4) monetary enrichment of an officer or employee of the agency by the donor or organization.

(c) A rule adopted under this section may not conflict with or supersede a requirement of a statute regulating:

(1) the conduct of an employee of a state agency; or

(2) the procedures of a state agency.

(d) A newly created state agency shall adopt rules under this section as soon as possible after its creation.

(e) In this section, "state agency" means a department, commission, board, office, or other agency in the executive branch of state government created by the constitution or a statute of this state, including a university system or an institution of higher education as defined by Section 61.003, Education Code.

Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.