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(a)?This section does not apply to a district unless the commissioners court of the county in which the district is located adopts this section by resolution.
(a-1)?This section applies only to an appointed board member. ?This section does not apply to a board member who:
(1)?is elected; ?or
(2)?is appointed to fill a vacancy in an elected board member position.
(b)?The commissioners court of the county in which a district is located, by an order adopted by a majority vote after a hearing, may remove a board member for:
(1)?incompetency, as defined by Section 87.011, Local Government Code;
(2)?official misconduct, as defined by Section 87.011, Local Government Code; ?or
(3)?misconduct, as defined by Section 178.001, Local Government Code.
(b-1)?Section 551.0745, Government Code, applies to a deliberation regarding a removal of a board member in the same manner as that section applies to a deliberation regarding a dismissal of a member of an advisory body.
(c)?Not later than the 30th day before the date on which the hearing is held, a commissioners court seeking removal under this section must:
(1)?notify the board members that it is considering that action; ?and
(2)?provide the board member with an opportunity to show cause why the board member should not be removed.
(d)?The validity of a board action is not affected because it is taken when a ground for removal of a board member exists.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - 9 U.S.C. § 7 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 9. Arbitration § 7. Witnesses before arbitrators; fees; compelling attendance - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/us/title-9-arbitration/9-usc-sect-7.html
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