(a) The commissioner or the commissioner's designee shall prepare and maintain a written
policy statement to ensure implementation of a program of equal employment opportunity
under which all personnel transactions are made without regard to race, color, disability,
sex, religion, age, or national origin. The policy statement must include:
(1) personnel policies, including policies relating to recruitment, evaluation, selection,
appointment, training, and promotion of personnel that are in compliance with Chapter
21, Labor Code;
(2) a comprehensive analysis of the department workforce that meets federal and state
(3) procedures by which a determination can be made of significant underuse in the
department workforce of all persons for whom federal or state guidelines encourage
a more equitable balance; and
(4) reasonable methods to appropriately address those areas of significant underuse.
(b) A policy statement prepared under this section must:
(1) cover an annual period;
(2) be updated annually;
(3) be reviewed by the Commission on Human Rights for compliance with Subsection (a);
(4) be filed with the governor.
(c) The governor shall deliver a biennial report to the legislature based on the information
received under Subsection (b). The report may be made separately or as a part of other biennial reports made to
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