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(a) It is a ground for removal from the board that an appointed member:
(1) does not have at the time of appointment the qualifications required by this subchapter for appointment to the board;
(2) does not maintain during service on the board the qualifications required by this subchapter for appointment to the board;
(3) is ineligible for membership under Section 1103.0521 or 1103.054;
(4) cannot, because of illness or disability, discharge the member's duties for a substantial part of the member's term; or
(5) is absent from more than half of the regularly scheduled board meetings that the member is eligible to attend during a calendar year, unless the absence is excused by a majority vote of the board.
(b) The validity of an action of the board is not affected by the fact that it is taken when a ground for removal of an appointed board member exists.
(c) If the commissioner has knowledge that a potential ground for removal of an appointed board member exists, the commissioner shall notify the presiding officer of the board of the potential ground. The presiding officer shall immediately notify the governor and the attorney general that a potential ground for removal exists. If the potential ground for removal involves the presiding officer, the commissioner shall notify the next highest ranking officer of the board, who shall immediately notify the governor and the attorney general that a potential ground for removal exists.
Except as otherwise provided by statute, a married person has a privilege not to testify against his spouse in any proceeding.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Occupations Code - OCC § 1103.057. Grounds for Removal - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/occupations-code/occ-sect-1103-057/
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