Texas Government Code - GOV'T § 501.135. Membership and Employee Restrictions
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(a) In this section, “Texas trade association” means a cooperative and voluntarily joined association of business or professional competitors in this state designed to assist its members and its industry or profession in dealing with mutual business or professional problems and in promoting their common interest.
(b) A person may not be an appointed member of the committee and may not be a committee employee employed in a “bona fide executive, administrative, or professional capacity,” as that phrase is used for purposes of establishing an exemption to the overtime provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. Section 201 et seq.) and its subsequent amendments if:
(1) the person is an officer, employee, or paid consultant of a Texas trade association in the field of health care or health care services; or
(2) the person's spouse is an officer, manager, or paid consultant of a Texas trade association in the field of health care or health care services.
(c) A person may not be a member of the committee or act as the general counsel to the committee if the person is required to register as a lobbyist under Chapter 305 because of the person's activities for compensation on behalf of a profession related to the operation of the committee.
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