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The Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System for the Government of The University of Texas System were reissued on December 10, 2004. For assistance in locating the placement of a particular subject in the revised Rules, please contact Art Martinez, Executive Director for Board Services, at 512/499-4402 or

The official copy of the Regents' Rules and Regulations is maintained by the Office of the Board of Regents. The official citation of the Regents’ Rules is as follows: Regents' Rules and Regulations. Do not underline. Italicize "Rules and Regulations" only. Always capitalize the R in Regents.

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Rules and Regulations Table of Contents:

Series 10000: Board Governance

Rule 10100

Rule on Rules and Regulations

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Rule 10101

Board Authority and Duties (last amended 5/20/14)

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Rule 10102

Chairman and Vice Chairmen (last amended 5/20/14)

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Rule 10201

General Counsel to the Board of Regents (last editorial amendment 5/22/14)

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Rule 10401

Meetings of the Board and Standing Committees (last amended 5/20/14)

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Rule 10402

Committees and Other Appointments (last amended 11/6/14)

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Rule 10403

Conduct of Meetings of the Board (last editorial amendment 5/27/14)

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Rule 10501

Delegation to Act on Behalf of the Board (last amended 11/6/14)

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Rule 10601

Guidelines for the Santa Rita Award

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Rule 10701

Policy Against Discrimination (last editorial amendment 8/25/08)

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Rule 10801

Policy on Transparency, Accountability, and Access to Information (last editorial amendment 8/4/14)

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Series 20000: Administration

Rule 20101

Chancellor (last editorial amendment 4/4/14)

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Rule 20102

Appointment of Officers

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Rule 20201

Presidents (last amended 11/6/14)

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Rule 20202

Cash Compensation for Chief Administrative Officers (last amended 1/14/14)

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Rule 20203

Compensation for Key Executives (last amended 1/14/14)

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Rule 20204

Determining and Documenting the Reasonableness of Compensation (last amended 9/17/14)

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Rule 20205

Expenditures for Travel and Entertainment by Chief Administrators and for the Maintenance of University Residences (last amended 8/22/13)

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Rule 20206

Intercollegiate Athletics (last editorial amendment 9/10/12)

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Rule 20301

Honorary Titles and Degrees

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Rule 20401

Audit and Compliance (last amended 12/6/12)

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Rule 20402

Provision of Audit and Non-Audit Services by External Audit Firms (last amended 8/22/13)

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Rule 20501

Accounting, Operating Budgets, and Legislative Appropriation Requests

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Rule 20601

Aircraft Use (last amended 11/6/14)

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Rule 20701

Use of Historically Underutilized Businesses (last editorial amendment 3/18/08)

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Rule 20801

Travel (last editorial amendment 10/24/12)

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Rule 20901

Procurement of Certain Goods and Services (last editorial amendment 10/13/11)

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Series 30000: Personnel

Rule 30101

Classified Personnel Pay Plan (last amended 2/10/05)

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Rule 30102

General Appointment Information (last editorial amendment 8/14/12)

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Rule 30103

Standards of Conduct (last amended 7/11/12)

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Rule 30104

Conflict of Interest, Conflict of Commitment, and Outside Activities (last amended 7/11/12)

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Rule 30105

Sexual Harassment and Misconduct and Inappropriate Consensual Relationships (last amended 8/22/14)

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Rule 30107

Veteran's Employment Preferences

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Rule 30108

Employment Preferences for Former Foster Children

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Rule 30112

Training and Education (last editorial amendment 6/12/13)

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Rule 30201

Leave Policies (last editorial amendment 9/27/12)

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Rule 30202

Employee Benefits (last editorial amendment 6/12/13)

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Rule 30203

Sick Leave Pool

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Rule 30301

Employment of Retirees

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Rule 30401

Employee and Faculty Advisory Councils (last editorial amendment 1/14/15)

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Rule 30501

Employee Evaluations (last editorial amendment 6/26/13)

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Rule 30601

Discipline and Dismissal of Classified Employees (last amended 11/9/07)

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Rule 30602

Employee Grievance (last editorial amendment 1/8/10)

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Rule 31001

Faculty Appointments and Titles (last editorial amendment 3/27/12)

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Rule 31002

Notice of Nonrenewal to Nontenured Faculty Members (last editorial amendment 2/22/10)

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Rule 31003

Abandonment of Academic Positions or Programs (last amended 5/13/10)

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Rule 31004

Rights and Responsibilities of Faculty Members

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Rule 31005

Faculty or Staff Absence

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Rule 31006

Academic Workload Requirements (last amended 11/10/11)

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Rule 31007

Tenure (last amended 11/10/11)

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Rule 31008

Termination of a Faculty Member (last editorial amendment 8/4/14)

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Rule 31101

Evaluation of Administrators (last amended 2/9/06)

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Rule 31102

Evaluation of Tenured Faculty (last amended 2/9/12)

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Series 40000: Academic Issues

Rule 40101

Faculty Role in Educational Policy Formulation

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Rule 40201

Registered Organizations

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Rule 40301

General Admission Policy

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Rule 40302

Provisional Admission Policy

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Rule 40303

Establishing Both Admission Policies and Criteria for Award of Scholarships and Fellowships (last editorial amendment 4/12/12)

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Rule 40304

Affirmative Action Plans (last editorial amendment 2/12/08)

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Rule 40305

Coordinated Admission Program

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Rule 40306

Summer Enrollment Plan

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Rule 40307

Academic Program Approval Standards (last amended 7/14/06)

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Rule 40309

Administration of Courses Offered in Shortened Format

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Rule 40310

Accessibility of Teacher Certification Courses

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Rule 40311

Graduate Education (last amended 11/15/12)

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Rule 40401

Assessment, Collection, Delegation, and Waiver of Tuition and Fees (last amended 12/12/13)

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Rule 40402

Emergency Student Loan Program for Tuition and Fees (last editorial amendment 7/27/11)

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Rule 40403

Fees for Continuing Education Courses (last editorial

amendment 9/17/08)

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Rule 40404

Tuition Rates for Students Residing in Certain Counties and States and Attending Certain Institutions (last editorial amendment 5/15/13)

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Rule 40405

Tuition Rates for Undergraduate Students with Excessive Semester Credit Hours (last editorial amendment 9/17/08)

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Rule 40406

Administration of Scholarships

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Rule 40407

Texas Public Education Grants/Loan Program

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Rule 40501

Speech and Assembly

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Rule 40502

Negotiations Related to Disruptive Activities Prohibited

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Rule 40601

Institutions Comprising The University of Texas System (last amended 11/6/14)

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Rule 40602

Organized Research Units

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Rule 40701

Medical and Hospital Services

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Rule 40703

Healthcare Risk Management

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Rule 40801

Official Seal, Colors, Logo, and Mascot (last editorial amendment 10/13/09)

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Rule 40901

Charter Schools (last editorial amendment 11/3/09)

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Rule 40902

Guidelines for Cooperative Use of Courses and Facilities with Texas A&M University

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Series 50000: Student Issues

Rule 50101

Student Conduct and Discipline (last editorial amendment 10/22/13)

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Rule 50201

Student Advisory Council (last editorial amendment 1/14/15)

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Rule 50202

Student Organizations

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Rule 50203

Participation in Student Government

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Rule 50301

Off-Campus Student Housing

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Rule 50302

Student Participation in Selection and Monitoring of Food Service Contractors

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Rule 50303

Debts of Students

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Rule 50304

Student Debit Cards (last editorial amendment 1/7/13)

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Rule 50305

Employment of a Student's Attorney

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Rule 50402

Student Health Insurance Requirements

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Rule 50501

Liability Insurance for Students

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Rule 50601

Student Travel

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Rule 50701

Visiting U. T. System Students Program

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Rule 50702

Confidentiality and Security of Education Records Subject to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

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Series 60000: Development

Rule 60101

Acceptance and Administration of Gifts (last amended 5/15/14)

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Rule 60102

Fees for Endowment Administration and Management (last amended 10/12/07)

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Rule 60103

Guidelines for Acceptance of Gifts of Real Property (last editorial amendment 4/12/12)

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Rule 60201

Administration of Fellowships, Scholarships, and Loan Funds

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Rule 60202

Endowed Academic Positions (last amended 2/9/12)

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Rule 60301

Development Board of an Institution (last amended 11/9/07)

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Rule 60302

Advisory Councils of an Institution (last amended 8/10/06)

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Rule 60303

Internal Nonprofit Corporations (last amended 5/15/14)

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Rule 60304

External Nonprofit Corporations (last amended 5/15/14)

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Rule 60305

University-Affiliated Foundations

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Rule 60306

Use of University Resources (last editorial amendment 12/22/11)

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Series 70000: Investments

Rule 70101

Authority to Accept and Manage Assets (last editorial amendment 12/15/11)

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Rule 70201

Investment Policies (last editorial amendment 4/23/08)

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Rule 70202

Interest Rate Swap Policy (last editorial amendment 7/24/12)

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Rule 70301

Matters Relating to Real Property (last editorial amendment 11/10/11)

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Rule 70401

Oversight Responsibilities for UTIMCO (last editorial amendment 9/3/14)

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Series 80000: Facilities

Rule 80101

Category of Facilities and Authorized Users

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Rule 80102

Alcoholic Beverages

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Rule 80103

Solicitation (last editorial amendment 6/7/13)

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Rule 80104

Use of Facilities

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Rule 80105

Joint Sponsorship of the Use of Property or Buildings (last editorial amendment 10/20/08)

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Rule 80106

Special Use Facilities (last editorial amendment 4/12/12)

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Rule 80107

Filming Motion Pictures or Television Productions (last editorial amendment 5/5/08)

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Rule 80108

Use of Facilities for Weddings

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Rule 80109

Parking and Traffic Regulations (last editorial amendment 11/10/11)

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Rule 80110

Protection of Artificial Bodies of Water and Other Property

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Rule 80111

Smoke Free or Tobacco Free Policies (last amended 5/3/12)

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Rule 80112

Residential Conference Centers

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Rule 80201

Disposal of U. T. System Property (last editorial amendment 9/14/12)

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Rule 80301

Capital Improvement Program (last amended 12/12/13)

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Rule 80302

Building Committees (last amended 11/9/07)

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Rule 80303

Use of the Available University Fund (last editorial amendment 9/18/14)

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Rule 80305

Debt Policy

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Rule 80307

Naming Policy (last amended 8/25/11)

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Rule 80308

Inscriptions on Building Plaques

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Rule 80401

Prevailing Wage Rates

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Rule 80402

Major Construction and Repair and Rehabilitation Projects (last editorial amendment 12/3/12)

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Rule 80403

Minor Construction and Repair and Rehabilitation Projects (last editorial amendment 12/3/12)

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Rule 80404

Institutional Management of Major Construction and Repair and Rehabilitation Projects (last editorial amendment 12/3/12)

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Rule 80601

Property and Casualty Insurance and Surety Bonds (last editorial amendment 10/24/13)

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Rule 80702

Indirect Cost Recoveries

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Rule 80901

Constitutional and Legislative Restrictions on Capital Improvements (last editorial amendment 12/3/12)

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Series 90000: Intellectual Property


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Rule 90101

Rules for Intellectual Property:  Purpose, Scope, Authority (last editorial amendment 12/8/14)

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Rule 90102

Intellectual Property Rights and Obligations (last editorial amendment 12/8/14)

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Rule 90103

Equity Interests (last editorial amendment 12/8/14)

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Rule 90104

Business Participation and Reporting (last editorial amendment 12/8/14)

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Rule 90105

Execution of Legal Documents Related to Intellectual Property (last editorial amendment 12/8/14)

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Rule 90106

Income from Intellectual Property (last editorial amendment 12/8/14)

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