TBCE Proposes New Rule 80.6
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Wednesday, September 09, 2015 03:19 PM

The Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners (Board) proposes new §80.6, concerning Tuition Reimbursement Payments. The new rule is necessary in order to comply with Legislative requirements regarding job notices and training. Red indicates newly added language.  Strikethrough indicates language to be deleted.

§80.6.Tuition Reimbursement Payments.
 
(a) Pursuant to Texas Government Code Chapter 656 (regarding Job Notices and Training), the Board may spend public funds as appropriate to pay the 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.
 
(b) An administrator or employee of the Board may seek reimbursement for a training or education program offered by an institution of higher education or private or independent institution of higher education as defined by §61.003 of the Texas Education Code. Such reimbursement shall be conditioned upon the successful completion by the administrator or employee of the program course at an accredited institution of higher education.
 
(c) Reimbursement tuition payments must be authorized by the Board's executive director prior to the disbursement of payment.