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RULE §534.3Employee Training and Education
ISSUE 05/20/2022
ACTION Final/Adopted
Preamble Texas Admin Code Rule

(a)The Commission may provide training and education for its employees in accordance with Subchapter C, Chapter 656, Texas Government Code.

(b)The Commission may spend public funds as appropriate to pay the costs associated with employee training, including, but not limited to, salary, tuition and other fees, travel, and living expenses, training stipend, expense of training materials, and other necessary expenses of an instructor, student, or other participant in a training or education program.

(c)The Executive Director shall adopt policies related to training for Commission employees, including eligibility and obligations assumed upon completion.

(d)Before an employee may receive reimbursement of tuition expenses for successful completion of a training or education program offered by an accredited institution of higher education, the Executive Director must pre-approve the program and authorize the tuition reimbursement payment.

(e)Approval to participate in any portion of the Commission's training and education program does not affect an employee's at-will status.

(f)Participation in the training and education program does not constitute a guarantee or indication of continued employment, nor does it constitute a guarantee or indication of future employment in a current or prospective position.

The agency certifies that legal counsel has reviewed the adoption and found it to be a valid exercise of the agency's legal authority.

Filed with the Office of the Secretary of State on May 5, 2022


Abby Lee

Deputy General Counsel

Texas Real Estate Commission

Effective date: May 25, 2022

Proposal publication date: March 11, 2022

For further information, please call: (512) 936-3057

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