(a)The Commission may provide training and education
for its employees in accordance with Subchapter C, Chapter 656, Texas
(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
(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
Filed with the Office
of the Secretary of State on May 5,
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