|(a) Authority. Authority for this subchapter is provided in
the Texas Education Code, Subchapter X, Repayment of Certain Law School Education
Loans. These rules establish procedures to administer the subchapter as prescribed
in the Texas Education Code, §§61.951 through 61.958.
(b) Scope. The rules set forth in this subchapter are applicable
to attorneys employed by nonprofit organizations that provide either criminal
defense or civil legal services for indigent individuals.
(c) Purpose. The purpose of the Law Education Loan Repayment
Program is to recruit and retain attorneys in nonprofit organizations providing
services to indigent persons in Texas.