40 Tex. Admin. Code § 819.2 - Definitions

Current through Reg. 46, No. 53; December 31, 2021

In addition to the definitions contained in § 800.2 of this title, the following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

(1) Agency--The unit of state government established under Texas Labor Code, Chapter 301, that is presided over by the Commission.
(2) Commission--The body of governance established under Texas Labor Code, Chapter 301.
(3) Complainant--A person claiming to be aggrieved by a violation of Texas Labor Code, Chapter 21, or Texas Property Code, Chapter 301, and who files a complaint under one of these chapters.
(4) CRD--Texas Workforce Commission Civil Rights Division.
(5) CRD director--The director, or the director's authorized designee, of the Texas Workforce Commission Civil Rights Division, as established under Texas Labor Code § 301.009(a). The CRD director is the authorized designee of the Agency's executive director for purposes of enforcing the statutes referenced in § 819.1 of this subchapter .
(6) Fair Employment Practices Agency--A state or local government agency designated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to investigate perfected employment discrimination complaints in the state or local government agency's jurisdiction.
(7) Fair Housing Assistance Program Agency--A state or local government agency designated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to investigate Fair Housing Act complaints in the state or local government agency's jurisdiction.
(8) Party--A person who, having a justiciable interest in a matter before CRD, is admitted to full participation in a proceeding concerning that matter.
(9) Person--One or more individuals or an association, corporation, joint stock company, labor organization, legal representative, mutual company, partnership, receiver, trust, trustee, trustee in bankruptcy, unincorporated organization, the state, or a political subdivision or agency of the state.
(10) Respondent--A person against whom a complaint has been filed in accordance with Texas Labor Code, Chapter 21, or Texas Property Code, Chapter 301.

Notes

40 Tex. Admin. Code § 819.2
The provisions of this §819.2 adopted to be effective September 27, 2005, 30 TexReg 6065; amended to be effective June 16, 2014, 39 TexReg 4659; Amended by Texas Register, Volume 41, Number 31, July 29, 2016, TexReg 5562, eff. August 1, 2016

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