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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 21STUDENT SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER WEDUCATIONAL LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM FOR ATTORNEYS EMPLOYED BY THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
RULE §21.712Application Review Committee

The Board shall rely on the recommendations of an application review committee in making awards of repayment assistance. The committee shall be composed of a minimum of three attorneys who are, at the time of the application review, employed by the Office of the Attorney General. Additional members may include attorneys employed by either the Office of the Attorney General or by the State Bar of Texas. The purpose of the committee shall be to:

  (1) advise the Board on appropriate rules for the Program;

  (2) advise the Board on the amount of money needed to adequately fund the Program;

  (3) advise the Board on the format and content of the applications for repayment;

  (4) assist the Board in the dissemination of information about the Program;

  (5) prepare an application scoring tool for use in selection and referral of eligible applicants for acceptance into the program. The scoring tool shall establish the priorities among the various criteria for consideration of application approval, taking into consideration the current needs of the Office of the Attorney General for recruitment and retention of eligible attorneys;

  (6) evaluate each applicant separately, using the scoring tool to rank qualified applicants for award; and

  (7) select and refer applicants to the Board for awarding of loan repayment assistance.


Source Note: The provisions of this §21.712 adopted to be effective August 21, 2005, 30 TexReg 4650

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