Summary: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM
SECTION: Human Resources NUMBER: 02.E.08
AREA: Miscellaneous Benefits
SUBJECT: Employee Health Fitness and Education
January 22, 1996; Revised November 30, 2010 Page 1 of 2
The State Employees Health Fitness and Education Act (Texas Govt. Code 664.00 et.seq)
of 1983 was enacted to encourage health fitness in state administrators and employees.
2.1. The University of Houston System encourages component universities to make
funds and facilities available for health fitness programs for all employees.
2.2. In accordance with Texas Govt. Code 664.004, a component 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 component university may use available facilities for health fitness
3. REVIEW AND RESPONSIBILITY
Responsible Party: Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance