02.E.08 – Employee Health Fitness and Education

Section: Human Resources

Area: Miscellaneous Benefits

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The State Employees Health Fitness and Education Act (Texas Government Code 664.001 et seq.) of 1983 was enacted to encourage health fitness in state administrators and employees.


2.1. The University of Houston System encourages universities to make funds and facilities available for health fitness programs for all employees.

2.2. In accordance with Texas Government Code 664.004 , a university may use available public funds for:

2.2.1. Health fitness education and activities; or

2.2.2. Other costs related to health fitness.

In addition, a university may use available facilities for health fitness programs.


Issued: 01/25/1996
Last Reviewed/Revised: 10/18/2021
Responsible Office(s): Human Resources