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  85R15345 AJZ-D
 
  By: Muñoz, Jr. H.B. No. 3873
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the removal of certain persons from the employee
  misconduct registry.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 253.010, Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 253.010.  REMOVAL FROM REGISTRY. (a)  The Health and
  Human Services Commission [department] may remove a person from the
  employee misconduct registry if, after receiving a written request
  from the person, the commission [department] determines that the
  person does not meet the requirements for inclusion in the employee
  misconduct registry.
         (b)  The executive commissioner by rule shall adopt a
  procedure for the Health and Human Services Commission to remove a
  person from the employee misconduct registry if, after receiving a
  written request from the person, the commission determines the
  person:
               (1)  does not qualify for removal under Subsection (a);
               (2)  has been included in the employee misconduct
  registry for at least six months; and
               (3)  no longer poses a risk of committing reportable
  conduct.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2017.