Texas Government Code - Section 2252.001. Definitions

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§ 2252.001. DEFINITIONS. In this subchapter: (1) "Governmental contract" means a contract awarded by a governmental entity for general construction, an improvement, a service, or a public works project or for a purchase of supplies, materials, or equipment. (2) "Governmental entity" means: (A) the state; (B) a municipality, county, public school district, or special-purpose district or authority; (C) a district, county, or justice of the peace court; (D) a board, commission, department, office, or other agency in the executive branch of state government, including an institution of higher education as defined by Section 61.003, Education Code; (E) the legislature or a legislative agency; or (F) the Supreme Court of Texas, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, a court of appeals, or the State Bar of Texas or another judicial agency having statewide jurisdiction. (3) "Nonresident bidder" refers to a person who is not a resident. (4) "Resident bidder" refers to a person whose principal place of business is in this state, including a contractor whose ultimate parent company or majority owner has its principal place of business in this state. Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

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