|(a) Every person, party, witness, attorney, or other
representative appearing before the board, board committee or board
staff shall comport himself in all proceedings with proper dignity,
courtesy, and respect for the board, the executive director, and all
other participants. Disorderly conduct will not be tolerated. Attorneys
and other representatives of parties shall observe and practice the
standards of ethical behavior prescribed for attorneys at law by the
State Bar of Texas.
(b) Any person engaging in disorderly conduct or communicating
with board members in violation of the prohibitions on ex parte communication
may be excluded from any board, committee or staff proceeding and
treated as if defaulting on obligations to the board.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §519.4 adopted to be effective June 9, 2004, 29 TexReg 5628; amended to be effective October 15, 2008, 33 TexReg 8518; amended to be effective February 9, 2012, 37 TexReg 490