June 30, 2020 Committee of the Full Board Item 7
June 30, 2020
COMMITTEE OF THE FULL BOARD: DISCUSSION
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION: NO ACTION
SUMMARY: This item provides an opportunity for the State Board of Education (SBOE) to discuss ethics statutes and rules that apply to SBOE members.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: Texas Education Code (TEC), §43.0031 and 19 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), §33.5(s).
TEC, §43.0031 requires the SBOE to adopt an ethics policy.
The full text of statutory citations can be found in the statutory authority section of this agenda.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND JUSTIFICATION: Under the Permanent School Fund (PSF) Code of Ethics, the SBOE is required to participate in yearly ethics training.
Staff Members Responsible:
Von Byer, General Counsel, Legal Services
Christopher Maska, TEA Ethics Advisor, Legal Services
Attachment I: A Guide to Ethics Laws for State Officers and
Attachment II: Can I Take It?
Attachment III: Can I Take This Trip?
Attachment IV: Revolving Door