Texas Parks and Wildlife Code - Section 11.205. Official Nonprofit Partner
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Section: 11.154 11.155 11.156 11.201 11.202 11.203 11.204 11.205 11.206 11.207 12.001 12.0011 12.003 12.004 12.005
§ 11.205. OFFICIAL NONPROFIT PARTNER. (a) The commission
shall designate a single nonprofit partner as the official
nonprofit partner of the department, unless the commission
determines in writing that no nonprofit partner is capable of
effectively implementing the goals of this section.
(b) The official nonprofit partner must be dedicated to
meeting department goals.
(c) The official nonprofit partner may accept gifts,
grants, and donations to further department goals, including a
gift, grant, or donation made in the name of the department.
(d) The official nonprofit partner may use state money to
acquire property or engage in construction activities only if that
acquisition or construction is consistent with the department's
conservation and recreation priorities outlined in the plan
developed under Section 11.104.
(e) The official nonprofit partner may organize and manage
accounts for local nonprofit partners or other organizations to
benefit a specific state park or other sites under the department's
(f) The commission by rule shall establish:
(1) guidelines under which the official nonprofit
partner may solicit and accept sponsorships from private entities;
(2) best practices under which the partner may engage
in activities under this section.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 968, § 27, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Last modified: August 11, 2007