Tex. Gov't Code § 554.002

Current with legislation from the 2023 Regular and Special Sessions signed by the Governor as of November 21, 2023.
Section 554.002 - Retaliation Prohibited for Reporting Violation of Law
(a) A state or local governmental entity may not suspend or terminate the employment of, or take other adverse personnel action against, a public employee who in good faith reports a violation of law by the employing governmental entity or another public employee to an appropriate law enforcement authority.
(b) In this section, a report is made to an appropriate law enforcement authority if the authority is a part of a state or local governmental entity or of the federal government that the employee in good faith believes is authorized to:
(1) regulate under or enforce the law alleged to be violated in the report; or
(2) investigate or prosecute a violation of criminal law.

Tex. Gov't. Code § 554.002

Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 721, Sec. 2, eff. 6/15/1995.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. 9/1/1993.