A person is not eligible for appointment as public counsel if the person or the person's spouse:
(1) is employed by or participates in the management of a business entity or other organization that holds a license, certificate of authority, or other authorization from the department or division or that receives funds from the department or division;
(2) owns or controls, directly or indirectly, more than a 10 percent interest in a business entity or other organization receiving funds from the department, division, or the office; or
(3) uses or receives a substantial amount of tangible goods or funds from the department, division, or the office, other than compensation or reimbursement authorized by law.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), § 3.016, eff. September 1, 2005.