|(a) School year--For purposes of employment after retirement,
a twelve-month period beginning on September 1 and ending on August
31 of the calendar year.
(b) Substitute--For purposes of employment after retirement,
a person who serves on a temporary basis in the place of a current
employee(s). A substitute may be paid no more than the daily rate
of pay set by the employer. Effective September 1, 2016, a substitute
includes a retiree who serves in a vacant position for no more than
20 days. A retiree may serve as a substitute in more than one vacant
position each school year provided the retiree serves no more than
20 days in each vacant position. In no event may a retiree be considered
a substitute while serving in a vacant position that was last held
by that retiree. Service as a substitute that does not meet this definition
is not eligible substitute service for purposes of an exception to
forfeiture of annuity payments under §31.13 of this title (relating
to Substitute Service).
(c) Third party entity--For purposes of employment
after retirement, an entity retained by a Texas public educational
institution to provide personnel to the institution who perform duties
or provide services that employees of that institution would otherwise
perform or provide.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §31.1 adopted to be effective March 12, 2003, 28 TexReg 2108; amended to be effective October 30, 2003, 28 TexReg 9288; amended to be effective December 29, 2005, 30 TexReg 8700; amended to be effective September 1, 2011, 36 TexReg 5375; amended to be effective May 16, 2016, 41 TexReg 3527